Sony Xperia 5 II vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – Analysis, specifications and prices

The new Sony Xperia 5 II phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP , Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Sony Xperia 5 II vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Sony Xperia 5 II vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia 5 II runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the 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,Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 10 operating system.

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

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 Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia 5 II is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,Antutu gpu – 217015 graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia 5 II battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ 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 handset is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.1 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 Sony Xperia 5 II is a 13.1% smaller than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 5 II Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
100% DCI-P3 120Hz refresh rate
120 Hz refresh rate Always-On Display
240 Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
400 cd/m² Corning Gorilla Glass 6
8-bit+FRC color bit depth HDR10+
Capacitive Infinity-O Display
CinemaWide display Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Scratch resistant
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020)
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X1 for mobile
X-Reality display

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia 5 II is carrying a ram memory of 8 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, the Sony Xperia 5 II gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Sony Xperia 5 II is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% 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 Sony Xperia 5 II comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Sony Xperia 5 II is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 300% less than the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra with 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 Sony Xperia 5 II rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 equivalent) of 24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX557 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Sony Xperia 5 II camera
Sony Xperia 5 II camera

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.

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Sony Xperia 5 II Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
1080p @ 960 fps 100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3)
3x optical zoom (#2) 1080p @ 240 fps
5-axis stabilization 10x optical zoom (#3)
720p @ 960 fps 2160p @ 60 fps
Angle of view – 124° (#3) 30x hybrid zoom (#3)
Angle of view – 34° (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) Angle of view – 24° (#3)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Cinematography Pro Aperture size – f/3.5 (#3)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Dual Pixel PDAF Exposure compensation
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) Face detection
Exposure compensation Fourth rear camera – DepthVision
Face detection Geotagging
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) HDR10+ video recording
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning)
ISO settings Object tracking AF
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) OIS (#3)
Optical image stabilization Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom Optical zoom
Panorama Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.0 μm (#2) Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.4 μm (#2) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Real-Time Eye AF for Humans and Animals Self-timer
Scene mode Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Super Phase detection
Self-timer Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Sensor version – Samsung S5K3T2 (#2) Touch focus
Sensor version – Sony IMX363 (#3) White balance settings
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens
Zeizz T Coating

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia 5 II comes with a 8 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:

Sony Xperia 5 II Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
8 MP 40 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Auto HDR
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7 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.

Sony Xperia 5 II Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
5G is market-dependent Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
5G NSA LAA (US only)
5G SA Snapdragon X55 modem
EDGE Up to 7CA
GPRS 5G NSA
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) 5G SA
LTE Cat 19 EDGE
UMTS(384 kbit/s) GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia 5 II price is – and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra price tag is $1399

 

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