Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Key Specs
Display 6.9"
Battery 4500 mAh
Camera 108 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP
Storage 256 GB 8 GB RAM
Network
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
 CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands LTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps
Launch
Announced2020, August 05
StatusRelease on, August 28
Body
Dimensions164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm (6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 in)
Weight208 g (7.34 oz)
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus), stainless steel frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Stylus, 9ms latency (Bluetooth integration, accelerometer, gyro)
Display for Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
TypeDynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.9 inches, 117.7 cm2 (~92.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 3088 pixels (~494 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass Victus
 HDR10+
Always-on display
120Hz@FHD/60Hz@QHD refresh rate
Platform
OSAndroid 10, One UI 2.1
ChipsetExynos 990 (7 nm+) - Global
Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+) - USA
CPUOcta-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.50 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) - Global
Octa-core (1x3.00 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585) - USA
GPUMali-G77 MP11 - Global
Adreno 650 - USA
Memory
Card slotmicroSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal256GB 8GB RAM
 UFS 3.1
Main Camera
Triple108 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.33", 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
12 MP, f/3.0, 103mm (periscope telephoto), 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom, 50x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm
FeaturesLED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
Selfie camera
Single10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
FeaturesDual video call, Auto-HDR
Video4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
 32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
Comms
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes
RadioFM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
USB3.2, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Features
SensorsFingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Battery
 Non-removable Li-Ion 4500 mAh battery
ChargingFast charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging 9W
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Key Specs
Display 5.46"
Battery 3230 mAh
Camera 19 MP
Storage 64 GB 4 GB RAM

Also known as Sony Xperia XZ Premium Dual with dual-SIM card slots

Network
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - G8142
3G bandsHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - G8141, G8142
4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - G8141, G8142
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRSYes
EDGEYes
Launch
Announced2017, February
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, June
Body
Dimensions156 x 77 x 7.9 mm (6.14 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)
Weight195 g (6.88 oz)
BuildFront/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum top/bottom, plastic sides
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) - G8141
Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - G8142
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Display for Sony Xperia XZ Premium
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.46 inches, 82.2 cm2 (~68.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~807 ppi density)
MultitouchYes, up to 10 fingers
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
- HDR10 compliant
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
Platform
OSAndroid 7.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPUOcta-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPUAdreno 540
Memory
Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Camera
Primary19 MP (f/2.0, 25mm, 1/2.3"), gyro EIS, predictive phase detection and laser autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video2160p@30fps, 720p@960fps, HDR
Secondary13 MP (f/2.0, 22mm, 1/3", 1.12 µm), 1080p
Sound
Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, aptX, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes
RadioNo
USB3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host
Features
SensorsFingerprint (side-mounted, region dependent), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum
MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
BrowserHTML5
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
- Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
- MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
- Document viewer
- Photo/video editor
Battery
Non-removable Li-Ion 3230 mAh battery
Tests
PerformanceBasemark OS II: 4127 / Basemark X: 38507
DisplayContrast ratio: 1238:1 (nominal), 2.877 (sunlight)
CameraPhoto / Video
LoudspeakerVoice 62dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 71dB
Audio qualityNoise -90.6dB / Crosstalk -92.6dB
Battery life
Endurance rating 72h

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