Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.9 inches

Resolution

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
411 PPI
3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio,
496 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.88 %
91.63 %

Features

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

MediaTek Helio P65 MT6768
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Arm Cortex-A75 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Mali-G52 MC2
Adreno 650

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

64GB (eMMC 5.1), available to use: 46.2 GB
128GB, available to use: 107 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

5000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

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

Battery life test results

 

Charging

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

Max charge speed

Wired: 15.0W
 

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera

48 MP (PDAF)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.0; Focal Length: 120 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera

5 MP (Depth information)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

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

Front

20 MP
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.27 x 2.88 x 0.34 inches (159.3 x 73.1 x 8.6 mm)
6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185.0 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: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Prism Crush black, Prism Crush blue, Prism Crush red, Prism Crush white
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), 20(800 DD)
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, 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

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
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

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, OTG
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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jul 06, 2020

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMN986U link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.78 W/kg

Body

 
1.04 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.18 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.92 W/kg

Buyers information

Price

€ 300
$ 1300

User Manual

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

In The Box

 
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 24, 2020
Aug 05, 2020
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