Samsung Galaxy S III vs Samsung Galaxy A20e

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Display

Display size

4.8 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1560 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19.5:9

Pixel density

306 ppi
296 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

65.82 %
80.54 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

300 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.6; Sensor size: 1/3"
Aperture size: F1.9

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Self-timer, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.9 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 inches (136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm)
5.80 x 2.74 x 0.33 inches (147.4 x 69.7 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

4.69 oz (133 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.97 oz (141 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Gray, Brown, Pink, Blue, Red, White
Black, Orange, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, AMR, OGG
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Samsung Exynos 7884

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-400 MP4
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

1 GB LPDDR2
3 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
21.5 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (4.3, 4.1.2, 4.1.1, 4.0.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

USB OTG, Video out
Mass storage device

Charging connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2100 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time

22.50 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

34.6 days (830 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

11.60 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

32.1 days (770 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

 
61.00 hours

Video playback

 
14.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5, Flash
 

Built-in online services support

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+, Twitter
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer (Office, PDF), Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

Officially announced

May 03, 2012
Apr 10, 2019
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