Huawei nova 5T vs Samsung Galaxy S20+

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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
412 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
524 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.41 %
90.94 %

Features

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

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 980
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A76 and ARM Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G76 MP10
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

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

Storage expansion

 
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

3750 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

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

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera

 
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

PDAF
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"
Optical zoom: 1x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera

2 MP (Depth information)
0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F1.0

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 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)

Features

Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, HDR, EIS

Front

32 MP (EIS, HDR)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.07 x 2.91 x 0.31 inches (154.25 x 73.97 x 7.87 mm)
6.37 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

6.14 oz (174.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.56 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Keys

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

Colors

Midsummer purple, Black, Crush blue
Cosmic grey, Cloud blue, Cosmic black, Cosmic white, Aura red, Aura blue

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1800, 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
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
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 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC
NFC, ANT+

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jan 28, 2020

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMG986B link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.25 W/kg

Body

 
0.89 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.35 W/kg

Phablet

 
2.95 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

 
$ 1200

In The Box

Charger, Type-C cable, TPU protective case, Quick Start Guide, Eject tool, Warranty card, Type-C to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter
Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy S20+ Manual as a PDF file.

Availability

Officially announced

 
Feb 11, 2020
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