Samsung Galaxy S7 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S20

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Display

Size

5.1 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels,
576 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
566 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

64.29 %
88.59 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 650

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage

32GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat 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

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
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)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.0; 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; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, EIS

Front

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

Design

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (148.8 x 75.0 x 9.9 mm)
5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

6.53 oz (185 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.78 oz (163 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust, Shock, Temperature; IP 68; MIL-STD-810 certified
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Colors

Camo green, Titanium gray, Sandy gold
Cloud blue, Cosmic grey, Cloud pink, Cosmic white

Cellular

5G

 
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, 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), 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

HSPA
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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 795
$ 1000
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