Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S23 Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

6.9 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio, 496 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 422 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz
120Hz

Screen-to-body:

91.63 %
88.57 %

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB (7 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 1x 3.1GHz Kryo 585 + 3x 2.42GHz Kryo 585 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 585, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1x 3.36GHz Kryo Prime + 4x 2.8GHz Kryo Gold + 3x 2.0GHz Kryo Silver

GPU:

Adreno 650
Adreno 740

RAM:

12GB LPDDR5
8GB

Internal storage:

128GB, available to use: 107 GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (13, 12, 11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (13)

Battery

Capacity:

4500 mAh
3900 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
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.56"

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 5.0x; Aperture size: F3.0; Focal Length: 120 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 69 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.94"

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

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

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) (960 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
12 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm)
5.76 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (146.3 x 70.9 x 7.6mm)

Weight:

7.34 oz (208.0 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Yes; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Mystic black, Mystic bronze, Mystic white
Phantom Black, Cream, Green, Lavender

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
5G Ready

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:

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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Dual Nano SIM + eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

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
5.3

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 6E; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

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

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, Ultra Wideband (UWB)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 06, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN986U

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
$ 800

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
USB-C cable, SIM Tray ejector, Paperwork

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 05, 2020
Feb 01, 2023

Scheduled release:

(Official) Feb 17, 2023
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