Motorola edge vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20

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Display

Size

6.7 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
385 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
393 PPI

Technology

OLED
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body

95.91 %
89.23 %

Features

90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SM7250-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 620
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

256GB (UFS 2.1)
128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 102.5 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
 

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4500 mAh
4300 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

Charging

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

Max charge speed

Wired: 18.0W
 

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera

64 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Telephoto)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera

ToF 3D depth sensing
 

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, Hyperlapse, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Object tracking, EIS

Front

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

Design

Dimensions

6.36 x 2.80 x 0.37 inches (161.64 x 71.1 x 9.29 mm)
6.36 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash; IP 52
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Stylus

Keys

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

Colors

Solar black, Midnight magenta
Mystic gray, Mystic bronze, Mystic green

Cellular

5G

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, Sub-6
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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 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)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.1
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
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 18, 2020
Jul 22, 2020

FCC ID value: IHDT56YU1 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMN981U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Body

1.45 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.48 W/kg
1.22 W/kg

Phablet

3.36 W/kg
3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

$ 700
$ 1000

User Manual

Download the Motor​​ola edge Manual as a PDF file.
Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy Note 20 Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

Headset, 15W charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Protective back cover
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced

Apr 22, 2020
Aug 05, 2020
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