Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.9 inches

Resolution

3120 x 1440 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
538 PPI
3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio,
496 PPI

Technology

AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

87.78 %
91.63 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 980
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor

Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G76 MP10
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

128GB
128GB, available to use: 107 GB

Storage expansion

Nano Memory (NM) up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4200 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera

40 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 80 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"
Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.0; Focal Length: 120 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

20 MP (Ultra-wide, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.7"
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) (60 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

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

Front

24 MP (HDR)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.21 x 2.85 x 0.34 inches (157.8 x 72.3 x 8.6 mm)
6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

6.67 oz (189.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
7.34 oz (208.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

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

Biometrics

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

Features

Notification light
Stylus

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Emerald green, Twilight
Mystic black, Mystic bronze, Mystic white

Cellular

5G

 
n2, n5, 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), 9(1800), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band)
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)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 21 (1400/200 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
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
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

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
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, dual-band; 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

Features

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

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Oct 17, 2018
Jul 06, 2020

FCC ID value: QISLYA-LX9 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN986U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.58 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Body

0.81 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.77 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Phablet

3.17 W/kg
3.92 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 1300

User Manual

 
Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

Type-C Headphones, 40W Charger, Type-C Cable, SIM Ejectr tool, Quick start guide, Protective case, Warranty card, Type-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter.
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 16, 2018
Aug 05, 2020
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