Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 5G – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.2 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System One UI 3.0 One UI 3.0
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels 1440 x 3200 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/64/12 MP 64/12/12 MP
Front Camera MP 10 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.0 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G 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 3.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a Adreno 660 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 battery capacity is 4000 mAh, which is the same as Samsung Galaxy S20 5G. 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 5G 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 handset is using a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is featuring a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.2 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 is a 8% bigger than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
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 S21+ 5G SD888 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz) and LPDDR5.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G.

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 S21+ 5G SD888 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 S21+ 5G SD888 is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 300% more than the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G with 128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/64/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/12/12 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX374 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

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Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
2160p @ 60 fps 2160p @ 60 fps
720p @ 960 fps 3x optical zoom (#3)
Autofocus 720p @ 960 fps
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Digital zoom Angle of view – 76° (#3)
Dual OIS Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Exposure compensation Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Face detection Autofocus
Geotagging Continuous shooting
HDR Digital zoom
HDR10+ video recording Dual OIS
ISO settings Exposure compensation
Object tracking AF Face detection
Optical image stabilization Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 22 mm (#2)
Optical zoom Geotagging
Panorama HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) HDR10+ video recording
Phase detection with Dual Pixel ISO settings
Scene mode Object tracking AF
Secondary rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto) Optical image stabilization
Self-timer Optical zoom
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Panorama
Touch focus PDAF (#3)
White balance settings Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 comes with a MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has a 10 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
MP 10 MP
Auto HDR Aperture:f/2.2
Autofocus Auto HDR
HDR Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Sensor model:Sony IMX374
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
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 S21+ 5G SD888 Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
EDGE 5G NSA
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO 5G SA
Exynos Modem 5123 EDGE
GPRS Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LAA (US only) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LAA (US only)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 20
Up to 7CA Snapdragon X55 modem
UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 7CA

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G SD888 price is $1200 and the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G price tag is $999

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