Vivo X60 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo X60 Pro handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 48 MP, Samsung Exynos 1080 processor chipset and a battery of 4200 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Vivo X60 Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.56 in (inches) 6.9 in (inches)
Processor Samsung Exynos 1080 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11)
Resolution 1080 x 2376 pixels 1440 x 3200 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 48/13/13/8 MP 108/48/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 32 MP 40 MP
Battery 4200 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo X60 Pro runs on Samsung Exynos 1080 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.8 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2800 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) operating system.

The Samsung Exynos 1080 is a less powerful chipset processor than the 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 OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo X60 Pro is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,10 cores gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,Antutu gpu – 217015 graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo X60 Pro battery capacity is 4200 mAh which is a 19% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 33W and Vivo FlashCharge.
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 AMOLED display with 1080 x 2376 pixels and a screen size of 6.56 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 Vivo X60 Pro is a 5.1% smaller than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo X60 Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
120 Hz refresh rate 120Hz refresh rate
240 Hz touch sampling rate Always-On Display
3D curved glass screen Capacitive
6000000:1 Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Capacitive HDR10+
HDR10 Infinity-O Display
HDR10+ Multi-touch
Multi-touch Scratch resistant
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Vivo X60 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 12 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, both phones have the same ram capacity of 12 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Vivo X60 Pro is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% 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 Vivo X60 Pro comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Vivo X60 Pro gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Vivo X60 Pro is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% 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 Vivo X60 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 48/13/13/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length:26.4 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX598 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.5 f/2.5 f/2.2 f/3.4 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.

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Vivo X60 Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
4-axis OIS 100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3)
60x super zoom (#4) 1080p @ 240 fps
Angle of view – 120° (#3) 10x optical zoom (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) 2160p @ 60 fps
Aperture size – f/2.46 (#2) 30x hybrid zoom (#3)
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#4) 720p @ 960 fps
Autofocus Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Closed loop motor Angle of view – 24° (#3)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/3.5 (#3)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#2) Exposure compensation
Fourth rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto) Face detection
Geotagging Fourth rear camera – DepthVision
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Optical image stabilization HDR10+ video recording
Optical zoom ISO settings
Panorama Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 m (9-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Object tracking AF
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) OIS (#3)
Scene mode Optical image stabilization
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (telephoto) Optical zoom
Self-timer Panorama
Third rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Touch focus Scene mode
White balance settings Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Super Phase detection
Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo X60 Pro comes with a 32 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:

Vivo X60 Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
32 MP 40 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.45 Aperture:f/2.2
Face unlock Auto HDR
Mechanical pop-up camera Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5KGD1
Sensor type – ISOCELL Slim
Sensor type:ISOCELL

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.

Vivo X60 Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
5G NSA Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
5G SA LAA (US only)
Built-in 5G Modem Snapdragon X55 modem
EDGE Up to 7CA
GPRS 5G NSA
HSPA+ 5G SA
LTE EDGE
TD-SCDMA GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Vivo X60 Pro price is $600 (12 GB + 256 GB) and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra price tag is $1399

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