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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.7 inches
7.6 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2208 x 1768 pixels, 22.5:18 ratio, 372 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED Plus
Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz
120Hz
120Hz (adaptable)

Screen-to-body:

89.23 %
88.57 %
89.33 %

Peak brightness:

1500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Folding inside the device, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Front cover display:

6.2 inches, 2268 x 832 pixels, Super AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus)

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

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

GPU:

Adreno 650
Adreno 660
Adreno 660

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
12GB
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 102.5 GB, not expandable
256GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4300 mAh
4400 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, 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
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 11.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Autofocus)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS)
10 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.0 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, OIS)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
Yes
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
OIS, HDR, Hyperlapse, Video light, EIS

Front:

10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
4 MP (Under-screen)
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Folded:

10 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.36 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.23 x 5.04 x 0.25 inches (158.2 x 128.1 x 6.4 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)

Folded:

(158.2 x 67.1 x 14.4 mm)

Weight:

6.84 oz (194.0 g)
9.56 oz (271.0 g)
8.04 oz (229.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Yes; IPX8
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Mystic gray, Mystic bronze, Mystic green, Mystic red
Phantom Black, Phantom Green, Phantom Silver
Phantom black, Silver

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n2, n5, n25, n41, n66, n71, n260, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, 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), 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), 14(700 PS), 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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 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)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

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
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

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

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.2
5.1

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

Features:

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

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
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, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 22, 2020
Jun 23, 2021
Dec 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN981U
A3LSMF926U
A3LSMG998U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.41 W/kg
0.73 W/kg
0.77 W/kg

Body:

0.92 W/kg
0.86 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.22 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.22 W/kg
0.79 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Phablet:

3.99 W/kg
3.15 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
$ 1200

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
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 05, 2020
Aug 11, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
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