HTC Desire 20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy M31s – Review, specifications and prices

The new HTC Desire 20 Pro device 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 M31s 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 M31s
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9611
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/8/2/2 MP 64/12/5/5 MP
Front Camera 24 MP 32 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 6000 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 Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9611.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy M31s has a Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9611, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A73 and 4 cores of 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 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 M31s has the ARM Mali-G72 MP3,3 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The HTC Desire 20 Pro battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 20% (percent) less powerful than the 6000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy M31s. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The Samsung Galaxy M31s battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and 25W fast charging.

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 M31s is featuring a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the HTC Desire 20 Pro is the same size as Samsung Galaxy M31s screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy M31s
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
Capacitive 420 cd/m² peak brightness
Multi-touch 78960:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Infinity-O Display
Multi-touch
Widevine L1 certification for HD streaming

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 M31s is coming with a 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 6 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the HTC Desire 20 Pro is 6 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Samsung Galaxy M31s with 8 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 M31s.

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

Samsung Galaxy M31s 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 M31s rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 64/12/5/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 27 mm , carrying sensor like Samsung S5KGW1 , 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.

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy M31s
20-100 mm shooting distance (#3) 8x digital zoom
Angle of view – 118° (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Fourth rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR ISO settings
ISO settings Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer Self-timer
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Sensor type – ISOCELL PLUS
Touch focus Super Phase Detection
White balance settings Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Samsung Galaxy M31s has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

HTC Desire 20 Pro Samsung Galaxy M31s
24 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor model:Sony IMX616
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

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 M31s
EDGE EDGE
GPRS eMMC 5.1
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE Cat 6(51.0/301.5 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 10(102.0/452.2 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The HTC Desire 20 Pro price is $300 and the Samsung Galaxy M31s price tag is $260

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