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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

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

Display

Size:

8.0 inches
6.7 inches
6.9 inches

Resolution:

800 x 1280 pixels, 189 PPI
2778 x 1284 pixels, 458 PPI
3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio, 496 PPI

Technology:

TFT
OLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

64.78 %
87.45 %
91.63 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor:

Quad-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4
Yes
Adreno 650

RAM:

2GB
6GB LPDDR5
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

16GB
128GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB, available to use: 107 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Tablet
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (4.4.2, 4.2.2, 4.1.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
iOS (14.x)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4600 mAh
3687 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.7 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)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 65 mm
Optical zoom: 5x; Aperture size: F3.0; Focal Length: 120 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
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, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Object tracking, EIS

Front:

1.3 MP
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

8.30 x 5.35 x 0.31 inches (210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 mm)
6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (160.84 x 78.09 x 7.39 mm)
6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

11.92 oz (338.0 g)
8.03 oz (228.0 g)
7.34 oz (208.0 g)

Materials:

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

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features:

Stylus
Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Mystic black, Mystic bronze, Mystic white

Phone functionality:

Yes

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 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), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

MHL
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct
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:

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

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 12, 2013
Jul 06, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LGTN5100 link
A3LSMN986U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.78 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Body:

1.04 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.07 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Phablet:

3.92 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1100
$ 1300

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2013
Oct 13, 2020
Aug 05, 2020
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