Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 vs Samsung Galaxy A52

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.2 inches
6.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 529 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED Plus
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

83.32 %
89.23 %
84.79 %

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 650
Adreno 619

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 102.5 GB, not expandable
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (11), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
4300 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

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
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Max charge speed:

Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
32 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm)
6.36 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3 mm)
6.30 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

6.10 oz (173.0 g)
6.84 oz (194.0 g)
6.67 oz (189.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink
Mystic gray, Mystic bronze, Mystic green, Mystic red

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n41, n66, n78

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), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 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), 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)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 32(1500 L-band)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 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
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
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
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 06, 2017
Jul 22, 2020
Mar 17, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG955U
A3LSMN981U
A3LSMA526U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.33 W/kg
0.41 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Body:

0.29 W/kg
0.92 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.55 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.51 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.19 W/kg
1.22 W/kg
0.72 W/kg

Phablet:

3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
€ 429

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:

Mar 29, 2017
Aug 05, 2020
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