Google Pixel 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Google Pixel 5 device has a 2 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor chipset and a battery of 4080 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Google Pixel 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Google Pixel 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Processor and Operating System

The Google Pixel 5 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 11 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G is a less powerful 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 Android 11 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Google Pixel 5 is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 620 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,Antutu gpu – 217015 graphics processor.

Battery

The Google Pixel 5 battery capacity is 4080 mAh which is a 22.5% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Wireless reverse charging.
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 device is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6 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 Google Pixel 5 is a 15% smaller than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Google Pixel 5 Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
90 Hz refresh rate 120Hz refresh rate
Always-on Display Always-On Display
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Multi-touch HDR10+
Scratch resistant Infinity-O Display
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Google Pixel 5 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X 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 Google Pixel 5 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Google Pixel 5 is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% smaller 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 Google Pixel 5 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Google Pixel 5 is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 300% less than the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra with 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 Google Pixel 5 rear camera setup is composed by 2 lenses of 12/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35:28 mm , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 respectively.

Google pixel 5 5g camera
Google pixel 5 5g camera

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.

Samsung galaxy s20 ultra 5g
Samsung galaxy s20 ultra 5g
Google Pixel 5 Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
1080p @ 120 fps 100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3)
720p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
Angle of view – 107° (#2) 10x optical zoom (#3)
Aperture – f/2.2 (#2) 2160p @ 60 fps
Autofocus 30x hybrid zoom (#3)
Continuous shooting 720p @ 960 fps
Digital image stabilization Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Digital zoom Angle of view – 24° (#3)
Exposure compensation Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Face detection Aperture size – f/3.5 (#3)
Geotagging Autofocus
HDR Continuous shooting
ISO settings Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization Exposure compensation
Optical zoom Face detection
Panorama Fourth rear camera – DepthVision
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Geotagging
Phase detection with Dual Pixel HDR
Pixel size – 1.0 μm (#2) HDR10+ video recording
Scene mode ISO settings
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning)
Self-timer Object tracking AF
Touch focus OIS (#3)
White balance settings Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Super Phase detection
Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Google Pixel 5 comes with a 8 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:

Google Pixel 5 Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
8 MP 40 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Auto HDR
HDR Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Pixel size:112 µm /0.112000 mm 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.

Google Pixel 5 Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
5CA Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
EDGE LAA (US only)
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) Snapdragon X55 modem
GPRS Up to 7CA
HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s) 5G NSA
LTE Cat 13(UL) 5G SA
LTE Cat 18(DL) EDGE
UMTS(384 kbit/s) GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Google Pixel 5 price is $700 and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra price tag is $1399

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