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If you’re an Android loyalist, there are two great options on the market right that may have caught your eye: the Samsung Galaxy S21 and the Google Pixel 5. As a Samsung phone repair specialist, we’ve been interested in hearing what customers think of the Galaxy S21 and how that compares to the Pixel 5, which is well-known for its exceptional photo capabilities. How do the two stack up? Here’s a quick comparison.

Samsung Galaxy S21

  • Great camera that works well in low light situations
  • 120Hz AMOLED display
  • 15W wireless charging and IP68
  • 3 years of updates
  • Snapdragon 888 with Sub-6/mmWave 5G
  • Plastic back
  • Does not come with charger
  • No microSD card slot
  • Cost: $800

Google Pixel 5

  • Camera that comes complete with a wide-angle lens for stunning photos
  • 90Hz OLED display
  • 15W wireless charging and IP68
  • 3 Android version updates
  • Snapdragon 765G with Sub-6/mmWave 5G
  • Metal back
  • Comes with charger
  • Has microSD card slot
  • Cost: $700

If you’re an amateur photographer—or if you just take lots of pictures—you can’t go wrong with the Pixel 5, which has a better camera for $100 less than the Galaxy 21. That said, the S21 has a lot to offer as well, with a decent camera, exceptional hardware, and incredible performance.

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