HTC U12+ vs Samsung Galaxy S20

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Display

Size

6.0 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
537 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
566 PPI

Technology

S-LCD 6
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

80.20 %
88.59 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB
12GB

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), HTC Sense UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 MP
12 MP

Features

OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor
OIS, PDAF

Second camera

16 MP
64 MP

Features

Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor
Telephoto, OIS, PDAF

Third camera

 
12 MP

Features

 
Ultra-wide, Autofocus

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)

Features

OIS, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, EIS

Front

8 MP
10 MP

Features

Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, HDR
PDAF, HDR

Design

Dimensions

6.17 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (156.6 x 73.9 x 9.7 mm)
5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.78 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Black, Blue, Red
Cloud blue, Cosmic grey, Cloud pink, Cosmic white

Cellular

5G

 
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6

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), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), 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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 849
$ 1000
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