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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.2 inches
5.7 inches
6.9 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 282 PPI
2560 x 1440 pixels, 518 PPI
3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio, 496 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz

Screen-to-body:

70.63 %
76.62 %
91.63 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor:

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 306
Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 650

RAM:

2GB
4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 10.9 GB
64GB, available to use: 54.1 GB, not expandable
128GB, available to use: 107 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3100 mAh
3000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
16 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 5.0x; Aperture size: F3.0; Focal Length: 120 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD), 640x480 (VGA)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

Video calling
OIS, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS, Video calling
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Object tracking, EIS

Front:

5 MP (Flash)
5 MP
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.74 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (145.8 x 72.3 x 8.1 mm)
6.03 x 3.00 x 0.30 inches (153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm)
6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

5.57 oz (158.0 g)
6.03 oz (171.0 g)
7.34 oz (208.0 g)

Materials:

Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Soft keys
Stylus, Touch sensitive control keys
Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, White
Black sapphire, Gold platinum, Silver titan, White pearl
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), 3(1800), 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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 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 40(2300)
Bands 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, RDS
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 15, 2015
Jul 06, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN920A
A3LSMN986U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.45 W/kg
0.22 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg
0.76 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.27 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.98 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Phablet:

3.92 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1300

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Note 20 Ultra User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 28, 2016
Aug 13, 2015
Aug 05, 2020
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