Samsung is one of the biggest Tech-giants, who manufacturers smartphones all over the world. Samsung is famous for its premium flagship devices and tech- accessories. The Company not only makes Premium Flagship devices but also make devices that are also mid-range and low-spec devices so that everyone can afford it. In addition to this, they also make several electronic gadgets which have received many positive reviews and ratings so far. Let us talk about the new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Series, which are unveiled during Unpacked 2020. Here is a comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra.
Comparison of Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Series
Before we go into a comparison of devices, here are the specifications of the device in Tabular form.
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From the table, we can see that both the devices have premium specifications. Let us make a detailed comparison between both the devices.
When it comes to displays, both Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra feature high-quality Infinity- O AMOLED panels. When it comes to the size of the display Samsung Note 20 Ultra has a larger display when compared to Note 20. The display on the Note 20 Ultra features a 6.9″ Dynamic AMOLED Display with Gorilla Glass Victus protection and 120Hz refresh rate. When it comes to Note 20 it features a 6.7″ s-AMOLED Display with Gorilla Glass Protection 5 and the old- school 60Hz Refresh Rate support.
When it comes to the chipset, both Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra feature the same chipset. Both of them feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+) SoC with Octa-Core CPU and Adreno 650 GPU in the USA. Whereas the Global Variant of the devices features Exynos 990 (7 nm+) SoC with Octa-Core CPU and Mali-G77 MP11 GPU. As per the info, the chipset on both variants of Note 20 Ultra provides a little bit of extra performance when compared to Note 20.
Coming to the memory variants the Note 20 is available in two variants. The device comes in 8GB RAM /128GB ROM and 8GB RAM/256GB ROM. Unfortunately, the device doesn’t support expandable storage. When it comes to memory technology, the device with UFS 3.1.
Talking about Note 20 Ultra, it is available in three variants. The device comes in 12GB RAM /128GB ROM, 12GB RAM /256GB ROM, and 12GB RAM /512GB ROM. The device does support expandable storage up to 1TB. When it comes to memory technology, the device with UFS 3.1.
The main difference between both the device is that the Note 20 Ultra does come with more RAM and also supports expandable storage up to 1TB.
Camera Setup Comparison
When it comes to the camera setup, both Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra feature triple rear camera setup and a single front camera. When it comes to Note 20 it has a 12MP primary camera along with 12MP Ultra wide Snapper and 64MP Telephoto camera unit, which is capable of 3X Optical Zoom and 30X Digital Zoom.
Whereas the Note 20 Ultra features a far better camera setup, featuring a 108MP camera unit as the main shooter along with 12MP Ultra-Wide Snapper and 12MP Telephoto camera unit, which is capable of 5X Optical Zoom and 50X Digital Zoom. Both rear main camera shooters of the devices feature OIS and EIS and are capable of recording 8K videos. Talking about front camera units, both the devices feature 10MP camera units in the hole-punch of the display.
Stylus (S-Pen) Comparison
Both the devices feature the new S-Pen. Note 20 features the S-Pen which has a latency of 26ms and is capable of all the operations that an S-Pen can do. When it comes to the S-Pen on Note 20 Ultra, it features an S-Pen which is more accurate and responsive with a latency of 9ms.
Battery and Charging
The most important part of a smartphone is the battery. Both Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra feature massive batteries. The battery on the Note 20 features a massive 4300mAh cell in it and charges at 25W (Fast charging – USB C). It is also capable of Reverse charging at 9W. It also features Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging.
When it comes to the Note 20 Ultra, the device features a bigger battery when compared to the Note 20. The device features a massive 4500mAh cell in it and charges at 25W (Fast charging – USB C). It is also capable of Reverse charging at 9W. It also features Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging.
Conclusion on Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Series
We can say that both the devices are pretty powerful and futuristic with excellent design. When it comes to Note 20, the company should have been better as the device features Gorilla Glass 5, which is a very old display technology. In addition to that, the device only supports the 60Hz refresh rate which is an old-school thing as every flagship these days feature at least a 90Hz display. Note 20 feels like a bit-overpriced as the device lacks some of the basic things that customers consider checking before buying a device.
When it comes to Note 20 Ultra, there are no complaints and have a pretty good price tag for those premium specifications. The only thing Note 20 Ultra lacks is that the device limits to 60Hz refresh rate when it goes to QHD resolution.