Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note3 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.1 inches
5.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 432 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 386 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

69.76 %
74.78 %
85.79 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 330
Adreno 650

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB
128GB (UFS 3.1), 103.4

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDHC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
3200 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)
13 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 76 mm; Sensor size: 1/4.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS, Video calling
EIS

Front:

2.1 MP
2 MP
32 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches (159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)
6.70 oz (190.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)
In-screen fingerprint

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light
Stylus, Interchangeable covers

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Pink, White
Cloud red, Cloud orange, Cloud lavender, Cloud mint, Cloud navy, Cloud white

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower)
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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 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, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

MHL
DLNA, MHL
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; 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 3.0
microUSB, USB 3.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes
Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

T3
M4, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 07, 2013
Sep 17, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN9005
A3LSMG781U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.24 W/kg
0.32 W/kg

Body:

0.72 W/kg
0.82 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.07 W/kg
1.60 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Phablet:

3.43 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.29 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 699

User Manual:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2014
Sep 04, 2013
Sep 23, 2020
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