Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Google Pixel 5

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Display

Size:

5.6 inches
6.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 441 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 430 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

75.60 %
85.79 %
86.75 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-G71
Adreno 650
Adreno 620

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB (UFS 3.1), 103.4
128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
4500 mAh
4080 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7
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:

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

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 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:

Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS
Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

16 MP (Dual-Camera)
32 MP (EIS, HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)
6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches (159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm)
5.70 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches (144.7 x 70.4 x 8 mm)

Weight:

6.07 oz (172.0 g)
6.70 oz (190.0 g)
5.33 oz (151.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Orchid grey, Blue
Cloud red, Cloud orange, Cloud lavender, Cloud mint, Cloud navy, Cloud white
Just black, Sorta sage

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n28, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n258, n260, n261, 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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
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), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
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:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
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
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
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
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi 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
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 14, 2017
Sep 17, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA530F link
A3LSMG781U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.26 W/kg
0.32 W/kg

Body:

0.76 W/kg
0.82 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.54 W/kg
1.60 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.98 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Phablet:

3.43 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 699
$ 700

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

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:

Dec 19, 2017
Sep 23, 2020
Sep 30, 2020
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