Samsung Galaxy S8 Active vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G vs OnePlus 8 Pro

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Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.9 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 568 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 509 PPI
3168 x 1440 pixels, 19.8:9 ratio, 513 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

74.89 %
90.70 %
90.79 %

Peak brightness:

1300 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 650
Adreno 650

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 103.8 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
5000 mAh
4510 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, 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
OnePlus Warp Charge, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 45.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 30.0W; Wireless: 30.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
108 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

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
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

48 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Fourth camera:

0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)
5 MP (Color filter)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

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) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 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, EIS
OIS, HDR, EIS

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)
16 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.99 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches (152.1 x 74.9 x 9.9 mm)
6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm)
6.51 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches (165.3 x 74.3 x 8.5 mm)

Weight:

7.34 oz (208.0 g)
7.83 oz (222.0 g)
7.02 oz (199.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Gray
Cosmic black, Cosmic grey
Glacial green

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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), 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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1, EDR
5.0
5.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, i; 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, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
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, Dual-band positioning, 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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 30, 2017
Jan 28, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG892A link
A3LSMG988B link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.57 W/kg
0.26 W/kg

Body:

0.37 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.44 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Phablet:

3.88 W/kg
2.12 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 850
$ 1400
$ 899

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official OnePl​us 8 Pro User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Warp Charge 30 Power Adapter, Warp Type-C Cable (Support USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, LOGO Sticker, Case, Screen Protector, SIM Tray Ejector

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 07, 2017
Feb 11, 2020
Apr 14, 2020
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