Samsung Galaxy Note 20 vs OnePlus 9

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Display

Size:

6.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 402 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED Plus
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

89.23 %
87.27 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 650
Adreno 660

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 102.5 GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4300 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 65.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
50 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.56"

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
2 MP (Black and White)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.36 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.30 x 2.92 x 0.34 inches (160 x 74.2 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

6.84 oz (194.0 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Mystic gray, Mystic bronze, Mystic green, Mystic red
Winter Mist, Arctic Sky, Astral Black

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78

LTE (FDD):

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)
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), 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, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 9(1700), 19(800)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.2

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN981U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.41 W/kg

Body:

0.92 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.22 W/kg

Phablet:

3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
$ 729

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide
Warp Charge 65 Power Adapter, Warp Charge Type-C to Type-C Cable, Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, OnePlus Sticker, SIM Tray Ejector

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 05, 2020
Mar 23, 2021

Scheduled release:

(Official) Apr 26, 2021
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