Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Motorola Moto G9 Play

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Display

Size

6.9 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio,
496 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

Dynamic AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

91.63 %
81.63 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115

Processor

Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 650
Adreno 610

RAM

12GB LPDDR5
4GB

Internal storage

128GB, available to use: 107 GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

4500 mAh
5000 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
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.0; Focal Length: 120 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Third camera

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
8 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.21 x 75.73 x 9.18 mm)

Weight

7.34 oz (208.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
7.05 oz (200.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash

Biometrics

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

Features

Stylus
 

Keys

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

Colors

Mystic black, Mystic bronze, Mystic white
Forest green, Sapphire blue

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), 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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

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, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging

Location

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC

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

$ 1300
€ 169

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
Headset (for selected countries), protective cover, charger, USB cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 05, 2020
Aug 24, 2020

Scheduled release

 
September 2020
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