HTC Desire 20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy A31 – Review, specifications and prices

The new HTC Desire 20 Pro phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy A31 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy A31
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.4 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 MediaTek Helio P65
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/8/2/2 MP 48/8/5/5 MP
Front Camera 24 MP 20 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The HTC Desire 20 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 is a less powerful chipset processor than the MediaTek Helio P65.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A31 has a MediaTek Helio P65, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 and 6 cores of 1.7 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The HTC Desire 20 Pro is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 610 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy A31 has the ARM Mali-G52 graphics processor.

Battery

The HTC Desire 20 Pro battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Samsung Galaxy A31. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The Samsung Galaxy A31 battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The handset is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A31 is featuring a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.4 in (inches).

As we can see here, the HTC Desire 20 Pro is a 1.5% bigger than Samsung Galaxy A31 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy A31
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
Capacitive Capacitive
Multi-touch Infinity-U Display
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the HTC Desire 20 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like .

The Samsung Galaxy A31 is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the HTC Desire 20 Pro gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A31.

At the more expensive edition, both phone present the same ram capacity:6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The HTC Desire 20 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the HTC Desire 20 Pro gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A31.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A31 gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The HTC Desire 20 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A31 rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/5/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy A31
20-100 mm shooting distance (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view – 118° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital zoom
Continuous shooting Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Exposure compensation Fourth rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Face detection Geotagging
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) HDR
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Panorama
ISO settings Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Scene mode Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle) Touch focus
Self-timer White balance settings
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The HTC Desire 20 Pro comes with a 24 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy A31 has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy A31
24 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Biometric recognition
HDR HDR
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.

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy A31
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 6(51.0/301.5 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 10(102.0/452.2 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The HTC Desire 20 Pro price is $300 and the Samsung Galaxy A31 price tag is $200

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