Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G Exynos
- Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra LTE SD865+
- Xiaomi Mi Max 3

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G ExynosSamsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra LTE SD865+Xiaomi Mi Max 3
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G Exynos
Prices
Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra LTE SD865+
Prices
Xiaomi Mi Max 3
Prices
Model aliasSM-G988
SM-G9880
SM-G988B/DS
SM-G988N
Galaxy Note20 Ultra 4G SD865+
Galaxy Note20 Ultra LTE SD865 Plus
SM-N985F
Mi Max3

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width76 mm
7.6 cm
0.249 ft
2.992 in
77.2 mm
7.72 cm
0.253 ft
3.039 in
87.4 mm
8.74 cm
0.287 ft
3.441 in
Height166.9 mm
16.69 cm
0.548 ft
6.571 in
164.8 mm
16.48 cm
0.541 ft
6.488 in
176.15 mm
17.615 cm
0.578 ft
6.935 in
Thickness8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
7.99 mm
0.799 cm
0.026 ft
0.315 in
Weight222 g
0.49 lbs
7.83 oz
208 g
0.46 lbs
7.34 oz
221 g
0.49 lbs
7.8 oz
Volume111.62 cm³
6.78 in³
103.05 cm³
6.26 in³
123.01 cm³
7.47 in³
ColorsCosmic Grey
Cosmic Black
Mystic White
Mystic Black
Mystic Bronze
Black
Gold
Blue
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP68IP68-

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards112
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-
eSIMeSIM-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz
W-CDMA--W-CDMA 850 MHz
W-CDMA 900 MHz
W-CDMA 1900 MHz
W-CDMA 2100 MHz
TD-SCDMA--TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
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LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
5G NR5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)
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Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
5G NSA
5G SA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
Exynos Modem 5123
Enhanced 4x4 MIMO
Up to 7CA
LAA (US only)
Exynos Modem 5123
Enhanced 4x4 MIMO
Up to 7CA
LAA (US only)
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Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 10Android 10MIUI V9.5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
MIUI V10.2 (Android 9.0 Pie)
User interface (UI)One UI 2.0One UI 2.5-

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCSamsung Exynos 990Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 PlusQualcomm Snapdragon 636
Process technology7 nm7 nm14 nm
CPU2x 2.7 GHz Exynos M5 Mongoose, 2x 2.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A551x 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.80 GHz Kryo 4854x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.6 GHz Kryo 260
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2700 MHz3090 MHz1800 MHz
GPUARM Mali-G77 MP11Qualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 509
GPU cores11--
RAM capacity12 GB
16 GB
8 GB4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR5LPDDR5LPDDR4X
RAM channels-Double channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2750 MHz2750 MHz1333 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage128 GB
256 GB
512 GB
256 GB
512 GB
64 GB
128 GB
UFS 3.0UFS 3.0eMMC 5.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyDynamic AMOLED 2XDynamic AMOLED 2XIPS
Diagonal size6.92 in
175.77 mm
17.58 cm
6.9 in
175.26 mm
17.53 cm
6.9 in
175.26 mm
17.53 cm
Width2.84 in
72.13 mm
7.21 cm
2.92 in
74.07 mm
7.41 cm
3.09 in
78.38 mm
7.84 cm
Height6.31 in
160.29 mm
16.03 cm
6.25 in
158.84 mm
15.88 cm
6.17 in
156.76 mm
15.68 cm
Aspect ratio2.222:12.144:12:1
2:1 (18:9)
Resolution1440 x 3200 pixels1440 x 3088 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel density507 ppi
199 ppcm
494 ppi
194 ppcm
350 ppi
137 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area91.44 %92.77 %80.06 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Infinity-O Display
Always-On Display
120Hz refresh rate
HDR10+
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Infinity-O Display
Always-On Display
120Hz refresh rate
HDR10+
2.5D curved glass screen
1500:1 contrast ratio
84% NTSC

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensorIn-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor-

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSamsung S5KHM1Samsung S5KHM1Samsung S5K2L7
Sensor typeISOCELLISOCELLISOCELL
Sensor size8.17 x 10.82 mm
0.53 in
8.17 x 10.82 mm
0.53 in
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Sensor format1/1.33"1/1.33"1/2.56"
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Crop factor3.193.19-
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8f/1.9
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--3.94 mm
Field of view79 °79 °-
Flash typeDual LEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution12000 x 9000 pixels
108 MP
12000 x 9000 pixels
108 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution7680 x 4320 pixels
33.18 MP
7680 x 4320 pixels
33.18 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps24 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Tracking AF
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Sensor type - ISOCELL Bright
Nonacell pixel size - 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning)
Super Phase detection
Object tracking AF
2160p @ 60 fps
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
HDR10+ video recording
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K2L3SX (#2)
Sensor size - 5.88 mm x 7.68 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 µm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Third rear camera - 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Sensor model - Sony IMX586 (#3)
Sensor size - 5.62 mm x 7.47 mm (#3)
Pixel size - 0.8 µm (#3)
Quad Bayer CFA (#3)
Aperture size - f/3.5 (#3)
Angle of view - 24° (#3)
OIS (#3)
10x optical zoom (#3)
30x hybrid zoom (#3)
100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3)
Fourth rear camera - DepthVision
Sensor model - Sony IMX516 (#4)
Image resolution - 640 x 480 pixels (#4)
Sensor size - 4.85 mm x 5.11 mm (#4)
Pixel size - 5.0 µm (#4)
Sensor type - ISOCELL Bright
Nonacell pixel size - 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning)
Dual-pixel Phase detection
High CRI LED Flash
2160p @ 60 fps
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
HDR10+ video recording
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K2L3SX (#2)
Sensor size - 5.88 mm x 7.68 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 µm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Third rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Pixel size - 1.0 µm (#3)
Aperture size - f/3.0 (#3)
Angle of view - 20° (#3)
5x optical zoom (#3)
20x digital zoom (#3)
50x Super Resolution Zoom (#3)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
720p @ 120 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Sensor model - Samsung S5K5E8 (#2)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.0 (#2)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor modelSamsung S5KGH1Samsung S5K3J1Samsung S5K4H7
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSISOCELL
Sensor size5.13 x 6.51 mm
0.33 in
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Sensor format1/2.65"-1/4"
Pixel size0.7 µm
0.000700 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor5.22--
Aperturef/2.2f/2.2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)2.99 mm
Field of view80 °80 °-
Image resolution40 MP3648 x 2736 pixels
9.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS60 fps60 fps30 fps
FeaturesPhase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR
Autofocus
HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Face unlock
Face detection
Face unlock
Sensor type - ISOCELL Plus
TetraCell RGB Bayer Pattern
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR
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Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
384 kHz / 32-bit
DSD64/128
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
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Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
HE80
MiMO
1024-QAM
HE80
MiMO
1024-QAM
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Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
EDR
HID
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.23.22.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackNoNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
MTS
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA
APE
DSF
DFF
AAC
AMR
aptX
aptX HD
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA
APE
DSF
DFF
aptX Adaptive
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsAVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
M4V
3GP
3G2
ASF
FLV
WEBM
AVI
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
WMV
M4V
3GP
3G2
ASF
FLV
WEBM
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh5500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power9 V / 5 A9 V / 5 A5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology--Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless charging - 15 W
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
Fast Wireless Charging 2.0
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Qi/PMA wireless charging - 15 W
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
Fast Wireless Charging 2.0
USB Power Delivery 3.0
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Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.319 W/kg-1.584 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.557 W/kg-1.417 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.57 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)-1.02 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresSamsung DeX
SM-G988B/DS - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.660 W/kg (5G)
Samsung DeX
S Pen - Bluetooth-enabled; Li-Ti battery; 4096 pressure levels; 0.7 mm pen tip diameter; IP68
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