Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Galaxy S20 Ultra – 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 Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra_phone
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra_phone

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 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 One UI 2.5 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

TheSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,Antutu gpu – 217015 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. 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 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 Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3088 pixels and a screen size of 6.9 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 Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is the same size as Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra screen. The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
120Hz refresh rate 120Hz refresh rate
Always-On Display Always-On Display
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Corning Gorilla Glass 6
HDR10+ HDR10+
Infinity-O Display Infinity-O Display
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Scratch resistant 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 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, both phones have the same ram capacity of 12 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% 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 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.

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 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 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 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
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
1080p @ 240 fps 100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3)
20x digital zoom (#3) 1080p @ 240 fps
2160p @ 60 fps 10x optical zoom (#3)
50x Super Resolution Zoom (#3) 2160p @ 60 fps
5x optical zoom (#3) 30x hybrid zoom (#3)
720p @ 960 fps 720p @ 960 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Angle of view – 20° (#3) Angle of view – 24° (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/3.0 (#3) Aperture size – f/3.5 (#3)
Autofocus Autofocus
Continuous autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Dual-pixel Phase detection Fourth rear camera – DepthVision
Exposure compensation Geotagging
Face detection HDR
Geotagging HDR10+ video recording
HDR ISO settings
HDR10+ video recording Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning)
High CRI LED Flash Object tracking AF
ISO settings OIS (#3)
Laser autofocus (LAF) Optical image stabilization
Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning) Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization Panorama
Optical zoom Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size – 1.0 µm (#3) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2) Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Scene mode Super Phase detection
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Self-timer Touch focus
Sensor version – Samsung S5K2L3SX (#2) White balance settings
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 Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has a 40 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
10 MP 40 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.2
Auto HDR Auto HDR
Autofocus Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Face detection Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
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 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
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO 5G NSA
Exynos Modem 5123 5G SA
GPRS EDGE
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LAA (US only) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 20
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 Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra price tag is $1399

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