Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs Samsung Galaxy S20+ (S11)

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Display

Size

6.2 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
531 PPI
1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
524 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

83.68 %
90.94 %

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), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 630
Adreno 650

RAM

6GB
12GB

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
4500 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase-detection autofocus
Phase-detection autofocus

Second camera

12 megapixels
64 megapixels

Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
Telephoto, Phase-detection autofocus

Third camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Fourth camera

 
 

Features

 
Time-of-Flight (ToF)

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Digital image stabilization

Front

8 megapixels
10 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Optical image stabilization (OIS), Digital image stabilization (EIS), High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.22 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm)
6.37 x 2.90 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 73.7 x 8.9 mm)

Weight

6.67 oz (189 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.63 oz (188 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Colors

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue, Polaris blue
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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), 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+), 46
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
Yes

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
NFC, ANT+

Shopping information

MSRP

$ 840
 
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