Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs OnePlus 8 Pro – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 108 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the OnePlus 8 Pro also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G vs OnePlus 8 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G vs OnePlus 8 Pro

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 2.5 operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus. 

Meanwhile, the OnePlus 8 Pro 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 Multi-layer liquid cooling system. And it’s running on One UI 2.5 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the OnePlus 8 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G battery capacity is 4500 mAh, which is the same as OnePlus 8 Pro. Some features 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.
The OnePlus 8 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Warp Charge 30W and 3W reverse wireless charging.

Screen

The handset is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3088 pixels and a screen size of 6.9 in (inches).

Meanwhile the OnePlus 8 Pro is featuring a Fluid AMOLED display with 1440 x 3120 pixels and a screen size of 6.65 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is a 3.7% bigger than OnePlus 8 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G OnePlus 8 Pro
120Hz refresh rate 100% DCI-P3
Always-On Display 120 Hz refresh rate
Capacitive 3D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Capacitive
HDR10+ Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Infinity-O Display Display manufacturer – Samsung
Multi-touch HDR10+
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1000 cd/m²
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The OnePlus 8 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than OnePlus 8 Pro.

At the more expensive edition, both device present the same ram capacity:12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the OnePlus 8 Pro with 256 gigabytes.

OnePlus 8 Pro gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 108/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 , of 25 mm , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5KHM1 Camera sensor size:8.17 x 10.82 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/3.0 respectively.

Samsung galaxy note 20 ultra
Samsung galaxy note 20 ultra

Meanwhile the OnePlus 8 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/48/8/5 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 25 mm , a pixel size of 1.12 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

OnePlus 8 pro
OnePlus 8 pro
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G OnePlus 8 Pro
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
20x digital zoom (#3) 3x optical zoom (#3)
2160p @ 60 fps 720p @ 960 fps
50x Super Resolution Zoom (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
5x optical zoom (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
720p @ 960 fps Autofocus
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Autofocus (#2)
Angle of view – 20° (#3) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Aperture size – f/3.0 (#3) Digital image stabilization
Autofocus Digital zoom
Continuous autofocus Exposure compensation
Continuous shooting Face detection
Digital image stabilization Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13 mm (#2)
Digital zoom Fourth rear camera – VGA ToF 3D camera
Dual-pixel Phase detection Geotagging
Exposure compensation HDR
Face detection ISO settings
Geotagging Laser autofocus (LAF)
HDR OIS (#3)
HDR10+ video recording Optical image stabilization
High CRI LED Flash Optical zoom
ISO settings Panorama
Laser autofocus (LAF) Phase detection (#3)
Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Optical zoom RAW
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size – 1.0 µm (#3) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2) Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Scene mode Touch focus
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) White balance settings
Self-timer
Sensor edition – Samsung S5K2L3SX (#2)
Sensor size – 5.88 mm x 7.68 mm (#2)
Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
Tracking AF
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G comes with a 10 MP in the front.

The OnePlus 8 Pro has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G OnePlus 8 Pro
10 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.5
Auto HDR Face unlock
Autofocus HDR
Face detection Pixel size:1.0 µm /0.000800 mm
Face unlock
HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Pixel size:1.22 µm /0.001220 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3J1
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.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G OnePlus 8 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO GPRS
Exynos Modem 5123 HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
GPRS LTE Cat 20
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) Snapdragon X55 modem
LAA (US only) TD-
LTE Cat 20 TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 7CA

Price

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G price is $1300 (256 GB) and the OnePlus 8 Pro price tag is $900

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