Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Galaxy S20 Ultra vs iPhone 11 Pro Max specs and size comparison

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Galaxy S20 Ultra, iPhone 11 Pro Max
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has been just announced, and it'a powerhouse. While it broadly follows the Galaxy S20 Ultra in terms of design, it has even better hardware inside. We have the Snapdragon 865 chipset and an Exynos one to match in all non-US regions accompanied by 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB storage. At the back is situated a triple-camera setup with the same 108MP sensor from the S20 Ultra. S Pen and 5G come off as standard. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will be available starting August 21 with a starting price of $1300.

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In case you've been wondering how the Note 20 Ultra stacks up against the Galaxy S20 Ultra and the lingering figure in the shadows, the AppleiPhone 11 Pro Max, we've got you covered! 


Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
Dimensions

6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches

164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm

Weight

7.34 oz (208 g)

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
Dimensions

6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches

166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm

Weight

7.83 oz (222 g)

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Dimensions

6.22 x 3.06 x 0.32 inches

158 x 77.8 x 8.1 mm

Weight

7.97 oz (226 g)

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
Dimensions

6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches

164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm

Weight

7.34 oz (208 g)

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
Dimensions

6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches

166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm

Weight

7.83 oz (222 g)

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Dimensions

6.22 x 3.06 x 0.32 inches

158 x 77.8 x 8.1 mm

Weight

7.97 oz (226 g)

See the full Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max size comparison or compare them to other phones using our Size Comparison tool.

Display
Size
6.5 inches
6.9 inches
6.9 inches
Technology
OLED
Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED
Refresh rate
 
120Hz
120Hz
Screen-to-body
84.52 %
90.70 %
91.63 %
Peak brightness
800 cd/m2 (nit)
 
 
Features
HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Hardware
System chip
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85 (7 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB (7 nm)
Processor
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1x 3.1GHz Kryo 585 + 3x 2.42GHz Kryo 585 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 585, 64-bit
GPU
Apple-designed 4 core
Adreno 650
Adreno 650
RAM
4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5
12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage
64GB, not expandable
128GB
128GB
OS
iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x)
Android (13, 12, 11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (13, 12, 11, 10), Samsung One UI
Battery
Capacity
3969 mAh
5000 mAh
4500 mAh
Charging
USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging
Talk time (4G)
 
37 hours
 
Internet use
 
LTE: 17 hours; Wi-Fi: 18 hours
 
Music playback
80.00 hours
111.00 hours
 
Video playback
20.00 hours
25.00 hours
 
Camera
Rear
Triple camera
Quad camera
Triple camera
Main camera
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
108 MP (OIS, PDAF)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
Specifications
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Second camera
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
Specifications
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F3.5; Focal Length: 102 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Optical zoom: 5.0x; Aperture size: F3.0; Focal Length: 120 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Third camera
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
Specifications
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Fourth camera
 
0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)
 
Video recording
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
Features
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Object tracking, EIS
Front
12 MP
40 MP
10 MP
Video capture
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)
Design
Dimensions
6.22 x 3.06 x 0.32 inches (158 x 77.8 x 8.1 mm)
6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm)
6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm)
Weight
7.97 oz (226.0 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)
7.83 oz (222.0 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)
7.34 oz (208.0 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)
Materials
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Stainless steel
Resistance
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Biometrics
3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
Features
 
 
Stylus
Cellular
5G
 
n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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