Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S21 FE SD888
- Samsung Galaxy S22 Exynos
- Apple iPhone 15 Pro

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE SD888Samsung Galaxy S22 ExynosApple iPhone 15 Pro
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE SD888Samsung Galaxy S22 Exynos
Prices
Apple iPhone 15 Pro
Prices
Model aliasSM-G990U
SM-G990U1
SM-S901E
SM-S901E/DS
SM-S901B
SM-S901B/DS
A2848
A3101
A3102
A3104

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width74.5 mm
7.45 cm
0.244 ft
2.933 in
70.6 mm
7.06 cm
0.232 ft
2.78 in
70.6 mm
7.06 cm
0.232 ft
2.78 in
Height155.7 mm
15.57 cm
0.511 ft
6.13 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
146.6 mm
14.66 cm
0.481 ft
5.772 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.025 ft
0.299 in
8.25 mm
0.825 cm
0.027 ft
0.325 in
Weight177 g
0.39 lbs
6.24 oz
167 g
0.37 lbs
5.89 oz
187 g
0.41 lbs
6.6 oz
Volume91.64 cm³
5.57 in³
78.34 cm³
4.76 in³
85.39 cm³
5.19 in³
ColorsOlive
White
Lavender
Graphite
Phantom White
Phantom Black
Pink Gold
Green
Graphite
Cream
Sky Blue
Violet
Black Titanium
White Titanium
Blue Titanium
Natural Titanium
Body materialsPlastic
Aluminium alloy
Metal
Glass
Glass
Titanium
CertificationIP68IP68IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
eSIM
eSIM
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards112
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Optional SIM (A device not intended for phone calls but with an option for SIM card slot)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA2000--1xEV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA--TD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B42)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B48)
5G NR5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G-FDD 600 MHz (n71)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n12)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 800 MHz (n20)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1700 MHz (n66)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n2)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n25)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 2600 MHz (n38)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G-TDD 4700 MHz (n79)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
5G SA
5G NSA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
5G SA
5G NSA
--Gigabit-class LTE with 4x4 MIMO and LAA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 12Android 12iOS 17
User interface (UI)One UI 4.0One UI 4.1-

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350)Samsung Exynos 2200 (S5E9925)Apple A17 Bionic APL1V02
Process technology5 nm4 nm3 nm
CPU1x 2.84 GHz ARM Cortex-X1, 3x 2.42 GHz ARM Cortex-A78, 4x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Kryo 680)1x 2.8 GHz ARM Cortex-X2, 3x 2.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A710, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A5102x 3.78 GHz, 4x 2.11 GHz
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8.2-AARMv8.2-AARMv9-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)512 KB + 512 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
--
Level 3 cache memory (L3)4096 KB
4 MB
--
CPU cores886
CPU frequency2840 MHz2900 MHz3780 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 660Xclipse 920Apple GPU
GPU cores--6
GPU frequency840 MHz1306 MHz-
RAM capacity6 GB
8 GB
8 GB8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR5LPDDR5LPDDR5X
RAM channelsQuad channelQuad channelQuad channel
RAM frequency3200 MHz3200 MHz4266 MHz
--16-core Neural Engine

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage128 GB
256 GB
128 GB
256 GB
128 GB
256 GB
512 GB
1024 GB
UFS 3.1UFS 3.1-

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyDynamic AMOLED 2XDynamic AMOLED 2XOLED
Diagonal size6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
Width2.63 in
66.71 mm
6.67 cm
2.56 in
64.93 mm
6.49 cm
2.56 in
64.9 mm
6.49 cm
Height5.84 in
148.24 mm
14.82 cm
5.54 in
140.68 mm
14.07 cm
5.54 in
140.69 mm
14.07 cm
Aspect ratio2.222:12.167:12.168:1
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels1179 x 2556 pixels
Pixel density411 ppi
161 ppcm
422 ppi
165 ppcm
461 ppi
181 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area85.53 %88.9 %88.5 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Infinity-O Display
Always-On Display
120 Hz refresh rate
240 Hz touch sampling rate in Game Mode
Eye Comfort Shield with AI-based blue light control
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+
Infinity-O Display
Always-On Display
10-120 Hz refresh rate
VRR
HDR10+
1300 cd/m² peak brightness
Vision Booster technology
Super Retina XDR
Ceramic Shield
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
True Tone Display
DCI-P3
HDR10
Dolby Vision
Haptic Touch
2000000:1
1000 cd/m² typical max brightness
1600 cd/m² peak HDR brightness
2000 cd/m² peak outdoor brightness
ProMotion technology
Adaptive refresh rate up to 120Hz
Always-On Display

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
LiDAR Scanner
In-display optical fingerprint sensorIn-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor-

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-Samsung ISOCELL GN5Sony IMX803
Sensor typeCMOSISOCELLCMOS
Sensor format1/1.76"1/2.55"1/1.3"
Pixel size1.8 µm
0.001800 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
-
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8f/1.6
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view79 °85 °-
Number of lenses--7
Flash typeLEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
50 MP8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
Video resolution7680 x 4320 pixels
33.18 MP
7680 x 4320 pixels
33.18 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps24 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Apple ProRAW
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
Dolby Vision HDR video recording
Smart HDR 5
Photographic Styles
Cinematic Mode
Night mode portraits
ProRes video recording
Log video recording
ACES
Macro video recording
PDAF with Dual Pixel
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Angle of view - 123° (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
30x Space Zoom (#3)
Super Clear Glass
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Dual OIS
HDR10+ video recording
Adaptive Pixel
Detail Enhancer in High Resolution mode
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide)
Sensor size - 1/2.55" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#2)
Third rear camera - 10 MP (telephoto)
Sensor size - 1/3.94" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
PDAF (#3)
3x optical zoom (#3)
Angle of view - 36° (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 69 mm (#3)
Quad-pixel sensor (4-in-1 pixel binning)
True Tone flash
Photonic Engine
Sapphire crystal lens cover
Sensor‑shift OIS
100% Focus Pixels
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm (#3)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
100% Focus Pixels (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#2)
6-element lens (#2)
Third rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.8 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 77 mm (#2)
6-element lens (#2)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS BSI
Aperturef/2.2f/2.2f/1.9
Field of view81 °80 °-
Number of lenses--6
Image resolution32 MP10 MP4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS-60 fps60 fps
FeaturesHDR
Face detection
Face unlock
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR
Autofocus
Face unlock
Night Mode
Deep Fusion
HDR
Cinematic Mode
Smart HDR 5
Digital image stabilization
Autofocus
ProRes video recording
-Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR
TrueDepth front camera
Retina Flash\Photonic Engine
1080p @ 120 fps
Cinematic video stabilization

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
-384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
Stereo sound recording
Active noise cancellation with a dedicated microphone
Dolby Atmos
Spatial audio playback

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
QZSS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
HE80
MiMO
1024-QAM
HE80
MiMO
1024-QAM
2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.25.25.3
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.03.23.2
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
--Gen 2 - 10 Gbps
4.5 W reverse charging
The USB cable in the box supports USB 2.0 speeds

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackNoNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
UMA
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA
APE
DSF
DFF
AAC
AMR
aptX
aptX HD
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA
APE
DSF
DFF
LDAC
FLAC
MP3
AAC‑LC
HE‑AAC
HE‑AAC v2
Protected AAC
Linear PCM
Apple Lossless
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos
Audible
Audible Enhanced Audio
AAX
AAX+

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsAVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
M4V
3GP
3G2
ASF
FLV
WEBM
AVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
M4V
3GP
3G2
ASF
FLV
WEBM
H.264
HEVC
MPEG‑4 Part 2
Motion JPEG
AV1

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4500 mAh3700 mAh3274 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
Charger output power5 V / 5 A5 V / 5 A5 V / 4 A
4 V / 5 A
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless charging - 15 WQi/PMA wireless charging
Wireless reverse charging
Fast Wireless Charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
MagSafe wireless charging - 15 W
Qi wireless charging - 7.5 W
4.5 W reverse charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-1.21 W/kg0.98 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.59 W/kg0.98 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.77 W/kg-1.14 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.9 W/kg-1.17 W/kg
Simultaneous Head SAR (USA)--1.4 W/kg
Simultaneous Body SAR (USA)1.48 W/kg-1.56 W/kg
Head SAR (India)-1.28 W/kg-
Wi-Fi Hotspot SAR1.09 W/kg-1.17 W/kg
Simultaneous Wi-Fi SAR1.48 W/kg-1.56 W/kg
FCC ID--BCG-E8435A
BCG-E8436A
BCG-E8437A
BCG-E8438A

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features--Action Button
Second-generation Ultra Wideband chip
Emergency SOS via satellite
Crash Detection
Roadside Assistance via satellite
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