Apple iPhone 6s Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 401 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body:

67.91 %
89.23 %

Peak brightness:

500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A9 APL1022
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor:

Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

PowerVR GT7600
Adreno 650

RAM:

2GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

2750 mAh
4300 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

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) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 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, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Object tracking, EIS

Front:

5 MP (HDR)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)
6.36 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight:

6.77 oz (192.0 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light
Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Rose gold, Space gray
Mystic gray, Mystic bronze, Mystic green, Mystic red

Cellular

5G:

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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
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 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, 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, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 09, 2015
Jul 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2944A link
A3LSMN981U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.91 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Body:

1.14 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.14 W/kg
1.22 W/kg

Phablet:

3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 949
$ 1000

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2015
Aug 05, 2020
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