Samsung M21 Review

Samsung M21 Review

The Samsung Galaxy M21 is a mid-range smartphone from the wold’s most trusted company aimed for those who don’t want to spend on top-tier phones. Starting at Rs 13,999, the Galaxy M21 has an awesome display, monster battery with long battery life and most importantly, great front and back cameras. The phone comes in two variants, one with 4 GB RAM/64 GB storage and the other with 6 GB RAM/128 GB storage.

See comparison between Galaxy M21 and Galaxy M31

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Key Specs

PerformanceSamsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611
Display6.4 inches (16.40 cm) sAMOLED Display
Rear Camera48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP
Front Camera20 MP
Battery6000 mAh
Storage64 GB|128 GB, Expandable upto 512 GB
Ram4 GB/ 6 GB
Price in India13,999 (Starting)

The front of the phone has an edge-to-edge 6.4-inch AMOLED display and a small hole for the front-facing camera. The 6.4-inch super AMOLED display is perfect for watching movies, editing videos and reading e papers. The display is bright and colorful. That’s typical of a Samsung AMOLED display. Flip the phone, and you will notice the rectangular camera bump on the top left. Th smartphone packs a 6000mAh monster battery. You can get the Galaxy M21 in Midnight Blue and Raven Black color options.

And how does the battery last on the Galaxy M21?

The Galaxy M21 is powered by a 6,000mAh battery that can easily get you through two days. The 15W bundled fast charger will come handy which fully charges the phone in about 2 hours.

What’s striking about the Cameras

On the back of the phone, you will find a 48MP f2.0 sensor, a 8MP f2.2secondary sensor with a 123-degree ultra-wide-angle lens, a 5MP f2.2 Depth lens which is capable of taking portrait shots with live focus. The 20MP f2.0 front camera supports 1080p video recording at 30fps.

General features

Operating SystemAndroid 10
Quick ChargingYes
ModelGalaxy M21
Sim SlotsDual SIM, GSM+GSM
Custom UiSamsung One UI 2.0
Rear Camera set-upTriple Camera set-up
Camera set-up
Infinity-u display design
Sim SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network4G: Available (supports Indian bands), 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint SensorYes, Rear mounted
Face UnlockYes, Quick response


ChipsetSamsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611
ProcessorOcta core (2.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)
GraphicsMali-G72 MP3
Architecture64 bit
Ram4 GB/6 GB

See comparison between Galaxy M21 and Galaxy M31


Quick ChargingYes, Fast, 15W
Usb TypecYes
Capacity6000 mAh


Display TypeSuper AMOLED
Aspect Ratio19:5:9
Bezelless DisplayYes, with punch-hole display
Pixel Density403 ppi
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3
Screen To Body Ratio Calculated91 %
Screen Size6.4 inches
Screen Resolution1080 x 2340 Pixels
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch


Width71.5 mm
Weight188 grams
Thickness8.9 mm
Height159 mm
ColoursMidnight Blue and Raven Black color options


Rear/ Front Camera SetupTriple/Single
Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Image Resolution9000 x 7000 Pixels
Front Camera Resolution20 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera
Video Recording4K @ 30 fps
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Optical image stabilizationNo


Audio Jack3.5 mm

Bottom line

Overall, in my opinion, the smartphone is simply great considering the price. The smartphone’s strong processor will help to carry out day-to-day functions with much ease. Moreover, the battery backup of the smartphone is just awesome. The battery will last for 2 days. The phone provides great value or money. If you are looking for Mid-Range phones then galaxy M21 is a choice worth considering.

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