Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20

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Display

Size:

5.4 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 477 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

OLED
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body:

85.83 %
89.23 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor:

Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Yes
Adreno 650

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

2227 mAh
4300 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, 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

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Second camera:

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

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

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), 1280x720 (HD)
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, Hyperlapse, Object tracking, EIS

Front:

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

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inches (131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm)
6.36 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135.0 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Mystic gray, Mystic bronze, Mystic green

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), 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), 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)

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)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

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

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, 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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN981U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.41 W/kg

Body:

0.92 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.22 W/kg

Phablet:

3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729
$ 1000

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 13, 2020
Aug 05, 2020

Scheduled release:

Nov 13, 2020
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