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Apple iPhone 12 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 vs Apple iPhone 11

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
6.7 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

2532 x 1170 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 457 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
1792 x 828 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 324 PPI

Technology:

OLED
Super AMOLED Plus
IPS LCD

Refresh rate:

60Hz
60Hz

Screen-to-body:

87.24 %
89.23 %
80.04 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor:

Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Yes
Adreno 650
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM:

4GB
8GB LPDDR5
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 102.5 GB, not expandable
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (15.x, 14.x)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2815 mAh
4300 mAh
3110 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, MagSafe wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

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)
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)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Object tracking, EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm)
6.36 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3 mm)
5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)

Weight:

5.78 oz (164.0 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
3D Face unlock

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Purple
Mystic gray, Mystic bronze, Mystic green, Mystic red
Black, Purple, Yellow, Green, Red, White

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
n2, n5, n12, n25, 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), 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), 32(1500 L-band), 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)
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)

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

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

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 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
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Lightning

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 22, 2020
Sep 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN981U
BCG-E3309A

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.41 W/kg
0.80 W/kg

Body:

0.92 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.22 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Phablet:

3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 829
$ 1000
$ 699

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide
EarPods with Lightning connector, Lightning to USB cable, USB power adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 13, 2020
Aug 05, 2020
Sep 10, 2019
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