Samsung Galaxy S6 Active vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20

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Display

Size:

5.1 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 577 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED Plus

Screen-to-body:

66.27 %
89.23 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor:

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 650

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 23 GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 102.5 GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
4300 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; 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:

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

5 MP (HDR)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 2.89 x 0.34 inches (146.8 x 73.4 x 8.6 mm)
6.36 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3 mm)

Weight:

5.29 oz (150.0 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features:

Notification light
Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gray, Blue, White
Mystic gray, Mystic bronze, Mystic green

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, 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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)
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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS
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
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
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, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 12, 2015
Jul 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG890A link
A3LSMN981U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.29 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Body:

0.17 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.40 W/kg
1.22 W/kg

Phablet:

3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 08, 2015
Aug 05, 2020
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