Sony Xperia Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20 5G – Review, specifications and prices

The new Sony Xperia Pro phone has a 4 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 5G also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Sony Xperia Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.2 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1440 x 3200 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 64/12/12 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 10 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia Pro 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,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 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 Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

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

Battery

The Sony Xperia Pro battery capacity is 4000 mAh, which is the same as Samsung Galaxy S20 5G. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 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 smartphone is using a P-OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 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 Sony Xperia Pro is a 4.8% bigger than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
100% DCI-P3 120Hz refresh rate
400 cd/m² Always-On Display
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dynamic contrast enhancement HDR10+
Dynamic Vibration system Infinity-O Display
HDR Multi-touch
Motion Blur Reduction Scratch resistant
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X 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 Sony Xperia Pro gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Sony Xperia Pro comes with or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Sony Xperia Pro gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G.

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

Rear Camera

The Sony Xperia Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX555 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 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.

Sony Xperia Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
3x optical zoom (#2) 2160p @ 60 fps
720p @ 960 fps 3x optical zoom (#3)
Angle of view – 130° (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) Angle of view – 76° (#3)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Digital image stabilization Autofocus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Dual Pixel PDAF Digital zoom
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) Dual OIS
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 22 mm (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR HDR10+ video recording
ISO settings ISO settings
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) Object tracking AF
Optical image stabilization Optical image stabilization
Panorama Optical zoom
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Panorama
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2) PDAF (#3)
Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Scene mode
Self-timer Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size – 1/2.6″ (#3) Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2) Third rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Touch focus
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera White balance settings
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia Pro comes with a 8 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:

Sony Xperia Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
8 MP 10 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Auto HDR
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Sensor model:Sony IMX374
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 Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
5G is market-dependent 5G NSA
5G mmWave 5G SA
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
5G sub-6 Ghz GPRS
Built-in 5G modem HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
EDGE LAA (US only)
GPRS LTE Cat 20
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) Snapdragon X55 modem
LTE Cat 20 UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) Up to 7CA

Price

The Sony Xperia Pro price is $2500 and the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G price tag is $999

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