Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G SD865+
- Sony Xperia Pro

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G SD865+Sony Xperia Pro
Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G SD865+Sony Xperia Pro
Model aliasGalaxy Note20 Ultra 5G SD865 Plus
SM-N986B
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Design

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

Width77.2 mm
7.72 cm
0.253 ft
3.039 in
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Height164.8 mm
16.48 cm
0.541 ft
6.488 in
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Thickness8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
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Weight208 g
0.46 lbs
7.34 oz
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Volume103.05 cm³
6.26 in³
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ColorsMystic White
Mystic Black
Mystic Bronze
Black
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Metal
Polycarbonate
CertificationIP68IP68
IP65

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-SIM
Number of SIM cards11
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)
eSIM-

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)
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)
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 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1500 MHz (B11)
LTE-FDD 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
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)
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)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n2)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)
-5G is market-dependent

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
5G NSA
5G SA
Exynos Modem 5123
Enhanced 4x4 MIMO
Up to 7CA
LAA (US only)
5G sub-6Ghz
5G mmWave

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 10
User interface (UI)One 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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 865 PlusQualcomm Snapdragon 865
Process technology7 nm7 nm
CPU1x 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.80 GHz Kryo 4851x 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 585, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 585
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency3090 MHz2840 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 650
GPU frequency-587 MHz
RAM capacity12 GB8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2750 MHz2133 MHz
-Elite Gaming
Game Enhancer

Storage

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

Storage128 GB
256 GB
512 GB
512 GB
UFS 3.0-

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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 2XP-OLED
Diagonal size6.9 in
175.26 mm
17.53 cm
6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
Width2.92 in
74.07 mm
7.41 cm
2.56 in
64.98 mm
6.5 cm
Height6.25 in
158.84 mm
15.88 cm
5.98 in
151.78 mm
15.18 cm
Aspect ratio2.144:12.336:1
Resolution1440 x 3088 pixels1644 x 3840 pixels
Pixel density494 ppi
194 ppcm
643 ppi
252 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area92.77 %-
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Infinity-O Display
Always-On Display
120Hz refresh rate
HDR10+
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
Motion Blur Reduction
400 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 650 cd/m²
HDR
100% DCI-P3

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
Fingerprint
Hall
In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensorStep counter
Step detector

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 S5KHM1Sony IMX555
Sensor typeISOCELLCMOS
Sensor size8.17 x 10.82 mm
0.53 in
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Sensor format1/1.33"1/1.76"
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.8 µm
0.001800 mm
Crop factor3.19-
Aperturef/1.8f/1.7
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-24 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view79 °-
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution12000 x 9000 pixels
108 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution7680 x 4320 pixels
33.18 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS24 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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
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)
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)
Zeiss lens
Dual Pixel PDAF
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 70 mm (#2)
3x optical zoom (#2)
Third rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size - 1/2.6" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 16 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 130° (#3)
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera

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 S5K3J1-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor format-1/4"
Pixel size1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
ISO-100 - 1600
Aperturef/2.2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)2.47 mm
Field of view80 °84 °
Image resolution3648 x 2736 pixels
9.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps
FeaturesHDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Face unlock
Face detection
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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
384 kHz / 32-bit
DSD64/128
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Atmos
192 kHz / 24-bit
360 Reality Audio
Hi-Res Audio
DSEE Ultimate

Radio

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

RadioYesNo

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

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
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.

Version5.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.23.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMI-HDMI (Type A)

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 jackNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
MTS
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

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

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
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
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD

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
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
MP4
VP8
VP9
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.

Capacity4500 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power9 V / 5 A5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
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 wireless charging

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 (USA)0.71 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)1.18 W/kg-

Additional features

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

Additional featuresSamsung DeX
S Pen - Bluetooth-enabled; Li-Ti battery; 4096 pressure levels; 0.7 mm pen tip diameter; IP68
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