Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

8.0 inches
6.9 inches
6.9 inches

Resolution:

800 x 1280 pixels, 189 PPI
3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio, 496 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 509 PPI

Technology:

TFT
Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

64.78 %
91.63 %
90.70 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

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

Processor:

Quad-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-400 MP4
Adreno 650
Adreno 650

RAM:

2GB
12GB LPDDR5
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

16GB
128GB, available to use: 107 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 103.8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 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
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4600 mAh
4500 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 45.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

5 MP (Autofocus)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
108 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: 26 mm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 5.0x; Aperture size: F3.0; Focal Length: 120 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F3.5; Focal Length: 102 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

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

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; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 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, Hyperlapse, Object tracking, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

1.3 MP
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

8.30 x 5.35 x 0.31 inches (210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 mm)
6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm)
6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm)

Weight:

11.92 oz (338.0 g)
7.34 oz (208.0 g)
7.83 oz (222.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus
Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Mystic black, Mystic bronze, Mystic white
Cosmic black, Cosmic grey

Phone functionality:

Yes

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, 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), 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)
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)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

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

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

MHL
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

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

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 12, 2013
Jul 06, 2020
Jan 28, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LGTN5100
A3LSMN986U
A3LSMG988B

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.78 W/kg
0.78 W/kg
0.26 W/kg

Body:

1.04 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.07 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Phablet:

3.92 W/kg
2.12 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1300
$ 1400

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy Note 20 Ultra User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2013
Aug 05, 2020
Feb 11, 2020
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