The new Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 6000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.78 in (inches) 6.9 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System ROG Gaming X Mode UI ROG Gaming X Mode UI
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1440 x 3200 pixels
RAM 18 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/13/5 MP 108/48/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 24 MP 40 MP
Battery 6000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,GameCool 3 cooling system,3D vapor chamber,Large graphite film and 6x larger heat sink. Running on ROG Gaming X Mode UI operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on ROG Gaming X Mode UI OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,Antutu gpu – 217015 graphics processor.

Battery

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate battery capacity is 6000 mAh which is a 20% (percent) more powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual-cell battery, Qualcomm Quick Charge 5.0 and Power Delivery 3.0.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.78 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is featuring a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.9 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is a 1.7% smaller than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
106.87% NTSC 120Hz refresh rate
111.23% DCI-P3 Always-On Display
1200 cd/m² peak brightness Capacitive
144 Hz refresh rate Corning Gorilla Glass 6
150.89% sRGB HDR10+
24.3 ms touch latency Infinity-O Display
300 Hz touch sampling rate Multi-touch
800 cd/m² HBM brightness Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
DC Dimming
Delta-E < 1
Display manufacturer – Samsung
Eye Care Display
Glove touch support
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Oleophobic coating
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is carrying a ram memory of 18 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz) and LPDDR5.
In the basic edition, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

The maximum capacity offered by the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is 18 gigabytes ,which is a 12.5% bigger than the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra with 16 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:512 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/13/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:26.6 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX686 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 108/48/12/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/3.5 f/2.2 f/1.0 respectively.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
1080p @ 240 fps 100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3)
2160p @ 120 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
2×1 On-chip-lens phase detection autofocus 10x optical zoom (#3)
3-axis electronic image stabilization 2160p @ 60 fps
720p @ 480 fps 30x hybrid zoom (#3)
Angle of view – 125° (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Angle of view – 24° (#3)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/3.5 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Autofocus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital zoom
Face detection Exposure compensation
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 11 mm (#2) Face detection
Geotagging Fourth rear camera – DepthVision
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Macro mode HDR10+ video recording
Optical image stabilization ISO settings
Panorama Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 m (9-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Object tracking AF
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) OIS (#3)
Pro Video Mode Optical image stabilization
RAW Optical zoom
Scene mode Panorama
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Self-timer Scene mode
Third rear camera – 5 MP (macro) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus Self-timer
White balance settings Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Super Phase detection
Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate comes with a 24 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has a 40 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
24 MP 40 MP
Aperture:f/2.5 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Auto HDR
HDR Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Panorama Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
5G NSA Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
5G SA LAA (US only)
Built-in 5G modem Snapdragon X55 modem
EDGE Up to 7CA
GPRS 5G NSA
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) 5G SA
LTE Cat 20 EDGE
TD- GPRS
TD-SCDMA HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Asus ROG Phone 5 Ultimate price is $1500 and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra price tag is $1399

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