OnePlus 8 UW vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Google Pixel 4a 5G

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Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.5 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 402 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 416 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

88.65 %
85.79 %
82.94 %

Peak brightness:

1100 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Kryo 585
Adreno 650
Adreno 620

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), 103.4
128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4300 mAh
4500 mAh
3885 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 30.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

48 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

16 MP (EIS, HDR)
32 MP (EIS, HDR)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF))

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.31 x 2.87 x 0.31 inches (160.2 x 72.9 x 8 mm)
6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches (159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm)
6.06 x 2.91 x 0.32 inches (153.9 x 74.0 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

6.35 oz (180.0 g)
6.70 oz (190.0 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Onyx black, Polar silver
Cloud red, Cloud orange, Cloud lavender, Cloud mint, Cloud navy, Cloud white
Just black, Clearly white

Cellular

Carrier locked:

Yes

5G:

n2, n5, n66, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n2, n5, n12, n25, n28, n41, n66, n71, n78, 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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 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), 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)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
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, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, 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
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M4, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 17, 2020
Sep 01, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG781U link
A4RG025E link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.32 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Body:

0.82 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.60 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.01 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Phablet:

3.43 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 800
$ 699
$ 500

User Manual:

This is the official OnePl​us 8 UW User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 FE User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Pre-Installed SIM Card, Warp Charge Power Adapter, Warp Charge Type-C Cable, Type-C Bullets Earphones, Screen Protector (pre-applied), SIM Tray Ejector, Quick Reference Guide, Important Consumer Safety Information
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 23, 2020
Sep 30, 2020
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