Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Huawei P40 Pro – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G phone 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 Huawei P40 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G vs Huawei P40 Pro
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G vs Huawei P40 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.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus is a better chipset processor than the Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990.

Meanwhile, the Huawei P40 Pro has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.86 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A76, 2 cores of 2.36 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A76 and 4 cores of 1.95 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2860 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and 4-layer VC cooling system graphene film. 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 Huawei P40 Pro has the ARM Mali-G76 MP16,600 MHz (megahertz),16 cores,GPU Turbo,Antutu gpu – 173021 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 7.1% (percent) more powerful than the 4200 mAh offered by the Huawei P40 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 Huawei P40 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 40W Huawei Super Charge and 40W wireless charging.

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 Huawei P40 Pro is featuring a OLED display with 1200 x 2640 pixels and a screen size of 6.58 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is a 4.8% bigger than Huawei P40 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G Huawei P40 Pro
120Hz refresh rate 90 Hz
Always-On Display Capacitive
Capacitive Corning Gorilla Glass
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 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 Huawei P40 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Huawei P40 Pro.

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 Huawei P40 Pro with 256 gigabytes.

Huawei P40 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 Huawei P40 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 50/40/12/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 3.36 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) , carrying sensor like Sony IMX700 and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/1.8 f/3.4 respectively.

Huawei P40 Pro camera
Huawei P40 Pro camera
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G Huawei P40 Pro
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 60 fps
20x digital zoom (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
2160p @ 60 fps Autofocus
50x Super Resolution Zoom (#3) Continuous shooting
5x optical zoom (#3) Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
720p @ 960 fps Digital image stabilization
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Digital zoom
Angle of view – 20° (#3) Exposure compensation
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Face detection
Aperture size – f/3.0 (#3) Geotagging
Autofocus HDR
Continuous autofocus Huawei XD Fusion Engine
Continuous shooting ISO settings
Digital image stabilization Laser autofocus (LAF)
Digital zoom Leica camera
Dual-pixel Phase detection Optical image stabilization
Exposure compensation Panorama
Face detection Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Geotagging RGGB sensor (#2)
HDR RYYB sensor
HDR10+ video recording Scene mode
High CRI LED Flash Secondary rear camera – 40 MP (ultra-wide angle)
ISO settings Self-timer
Laser autofocus (LAF) Sensor edition – Sony IMX650 (#2)
Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning) SuperSensing camera (#3)
Optical image stabilization Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Optical zoom Touch focus
Panorama UltraVision camera
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Vario-Summilux-H lens
Pixel size – 1.0 µm (#3) White balance settings
Pixel size – 1.4 µm (#2)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
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 Huawei P40 Pro has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G Huawei P40 Pro
10 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 3D scanning
Auto HDR Aperture:f/2.2
Autofocus Autofocus
Face detection Gesture motion
Face unlock HDR
HDR IR sensor
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
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 Huawei P40 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Exynos Modem 5123 GPRS
GPRS HSPA+
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 21
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 Huawei P40 Pro price tag is $1100

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