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Google Pixel 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S20+ vs Samsung Galaxy S21

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.7 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 411 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 524 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 424 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh rate:

90Hz
120Hz (@1080p)
120Hz (adaptive)

Screen-to-body:

83.55 %
90.94 %
86.06 %

Peak brightness:

1300 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Tensor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Cortex X1, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Mali-G78 MP20
Adreno 650
Adreno 660

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
12GB LPDDR5
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 104.1 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (12)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4614 mAh
4500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 30.0W; Wireless: 21.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

50 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/1.31"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Optical zoom: 1.1x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

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)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.0

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
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, HDR, EIS
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS

Front:

8 MP
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 2.94 x 0.35 inches (158.6 x 74.8 x 8.9 mm)
6.37 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8 mm)
5.97 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

7.30 oz (207.0 g)
6.56 oz (188.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Kinda Coral, Stormy Black, Sorta Seafoam
Cosmic grey, Cloud blue, Cosmic black, Cosmic white, Aura red, Aura blue
Phantom pink, Violet, Gray, White

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78, n258, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 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), 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), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 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, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)
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 Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

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:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 28, 2020
Dec 08, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG986B
A3LSMG991U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.25 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body:

0.89 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
3.96 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.35 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Phablet:

2.95 W/kg
2.49 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 599
$ 1200
$ 800

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20+ User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 19, 2021
Feb 11, 2020
Jan 14, 2021

Scheduled release:

Oct 28, 2021
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