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

The new Sony Xperia Pro device 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 Ultra also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Sony Xperia Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.9 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) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 108/48/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 8 MP 40 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 5000 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 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 Pro 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 Pro 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 Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 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 P-OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 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 Pro is a 6.1% smaller than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
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 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 Pro gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Sony Xperia Pro 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 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 Ultra.

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 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 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.

Sony Xperia Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
1080p @ 960 fps 100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3)
3x optical zoom (#2) 1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps 10x optical zoom (#3)
Angle of view – 130° (#3) 2160p @ 60 fps
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) 30x hybrid zoom (#3)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
Autofocus Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 24° (#3)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/3.5 (#3)
Dual Pixel PDAF Autofocus
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital zoom
Face detection Exposure compensation
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) Face detection
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) Fourth rear camera – DepthVision
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
ISO settings HDR10+ video recording
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) ISO settings
Optical image stabilization Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 m (9-in-1 pixel binning)
Panorama Object tracking AF
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) OIS (#3)
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2) Optical image stabilization
Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2) Optical zoom
Scene mode Panorama
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Self-timer Scene mode
Sensor size – 1/2.6″ (#3) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2) Self-timer
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Super Phase detection
Touch focus Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
White balance settings Touch focus
Zeiss lens White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia Pro 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 Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
8 MP 40 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 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 Ultra
5G is market-dependent Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
5G mmWave LAA (US only)
5G NSA Snapdragon X55 modem
5G SA Up to 7CA
5G sub-6 Ghz 5G NSA
Built-in 5G modem 5G SA
EDGE EDGE
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia Pro price is $2500 and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra price tag is $1399

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