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Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy Note9

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.9 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution:

2688 x 1242 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 456 PPI
3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio, 496 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 516 PPI

Technology:

OLED
Dynamic AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz

Screen-to-body:

84.52 %
91.63 %
83.51 %

Peak brightness:

800 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor:

Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Apple-designed 4 core
Adreno 650
Adreno 630

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB, available to use: 107 GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x, 13.x)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3969 mAh
4500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, 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; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 5.0x; Aperture size: F3.0; Focal Length: 120 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

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)
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, Hyperlapse, Object tracking, EIS
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS

Front:

12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)
2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.22 x 3.06 x 0.32 inches (158 x 77.8 x 8.1 mm)
6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm)
6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)

Weight:

7.97 oz (226.0 g)
7.34 oz (208.0 g)
7.09 oz (201.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Stylus
Notification light, Stylus

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key; Right: Other

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Space gray, Midnight green
Mystic black, Mystic bronze, Mystic white
Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 25, 2019
Jul 06, 2020
Jul 03, 2018

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3306A
A3LSMN986U
A3LSMN960U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.00 W/kg
0.78 W/kg
0.27 W/kg

Body:

0.99 W/kg
1.04 W/kg
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
1.35 W/kg

Phablet:

3.92 W/kg
3.90 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1099
$ 1300
$ 1000

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Note 20 Ultra User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

EarPods with Lightning connector, USB-C to Lightning cable 18W USB-C power adapter, Documentation
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide
S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 10, 2019
Aug 05, 2020
Aug 09, 2018
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