Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G vs Sony Xperia 1 III vs Sony Xperia 1 II

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.9 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 509 PPI
3840 x 1644 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 643 PPI
3840 x 1644 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 643 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

90.70 %
90.99 %
82.59 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 650
Adreno 660
Adreno 650

RAM:

12GB LPDDR5
12GB
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 103.8 GB
256GB (UFS)
256GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
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
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 45.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F3.5; Focal Length: 102 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.3; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"

Fourth camera:

0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)
ToF 3D depth sensing (Depth information, ToF 3D depth sensing)
0.3 MP VGA (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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
OIS, HDR, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, EIS

Front:

40 MP (PDAF, HDR)
8 MP (EIS, HDR)
8 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm)
6.50 x 2.80 x 0.32 inches (165 x 71 x 8.2 mm)
6.54 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (166 x 72 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

7.83 oz (222.0 g)
6.60 oz (187.0 g)
6.38 oz (181.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP65/68
Water, Dust; IP65/68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key, Other
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Cosmic black, Cosmic grey
Black, Grey, Purple
Black, Purple

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78, n79
n1, n3, n28, n77, n78, Sub-6

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), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 66(AWS-3)
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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 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, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple 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, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.2
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, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 28, 2020
Oct 19, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG988B
PY7-65375K

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.26 W/kg
0.21 W/kg

Body:

0.41 W/kg
0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg
0.77 W/kg

Phablet:

2.12 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1400

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Sony Xperia 1 II User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 11, 2020
Apr 14, 2021
Feb 24, 2020
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