Samsung Galaxy S20 vs Samsung Galaxy S21+

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Display

Size:

6.2 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 566 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

88.59 %

Features:

120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 875 SM8350

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 650
Yes

RAM:

12GB LPDDR5
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.0)
256GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
4800 mAh

Type:

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
Fast charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 60.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; 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; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

ToF 3D depth sensing

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, HDR, EIS

Front:

10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
10 MP (Under-screen)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.78 oz (163.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Cloud blue, Cosmic grey, Cloud pink, Cosmic white

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6
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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

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, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

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
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1

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 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

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, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 24, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG981U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg

Body:

1.03 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.25 W/kg

Phablet:

3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 11, 2020

Expected Announcement:

January, 2021
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