vivo NEX vs TCL 20L+ vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

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Display

Size:

6.6 inches
6.7 inches
6.9 inches

Resolution:

2316 x 1080 pixels, 388 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 395 PPI
3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio, 496 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

86.05 %
84.02 %
91.63 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 3000 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Adreno 610
Adreno 650

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB
256GB (UFS 2.1)
128GB, available to use: 107 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Funtouch UI
Android (11)
Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
5000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (Autofocus)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.7 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 5.0x; Aperture size: F3.0; Focal Length: 120 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

8 MP (HDR)
16 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)
10 MP (PDAF, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.38 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162 x 77 x 7.98 mm)
6.54 x 3.03 x 0.36 inches (166.2 x 76.9 x 9.1 mm)
6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches (164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm)

Weight:

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

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black
Milky Way Gray, North Star Blue
Mystic black, Mystic bronze, Mystic white

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, 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), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 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

Dual SIM:

Yes
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n, ac; 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 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 06, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN986U

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.06 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Body:

0.29 W/kg
1.04 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.18 W/kg

Phablet:

3.92 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 269
$ 1300

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Earphones, User manual, USB power adapter, SIM ejector, Protective case, Type-C to USB cable
9V 2A Charger, Type-C Cable, Display & Back cover Film, SIM tooling pin, QSG, PSI, TPU case, PET screen protector film
Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Quick Start Guide

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 19, 2018
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Aug 05, 2020
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