Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 256gb Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 256gb

Should you buy Samsung Galaxy Note 20 or Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 256GB? Find out which mobile phone is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of price and key specs like performance, price, camera, display, ram, storage, bat...tery capacity, operating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy Note 20Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 256GB
Price86000.075419.0
Battery4300 mAh3500 mAh
Operating SystemAndroid v10 (Q)Android v8.0 (Oreo)
Display6.7 inches (17.02 cm)6.2 inches (15.75 cm)
Camera12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP And 10 MP12 MP + 12 MP And 8 MP
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Key Specs

Battery

Battery

4300 mAh 3500 mAh

Display

Display

6.7 inches (17.02 cm) 6.2 inches (15.75 cm)

Front Camera

Front Camera

10 MP 8 MP

Processor

Processor

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 990 Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

RAM

RAM

8 GB 6 GB

Rear Camera

Rear Camera

12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP 12 MP + 12 MP

Battery

Capacity

Capacity

4300 mAh 3500 mAh

Quick Charging

Quick Charging

Yes, Fast, 25W Yes, Fast

Removable

Removable

No No

TalkTime

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(4G) Up to 25 Hours(3G)

Type

Type

Li-ion Li-ion

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

Yes Yes

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging

Yes Yes

Design

Build Material

Build Material

Back: Plastic Case: Aluminium Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Colours

Mystic Green, Mystic Gray, Mystic Blue Midnight Black

Height

Height

161.6 mm 158.1 mm

Ruggedness

Ruggedness

Dust proof Dust proof

Thickness

Thickness

8.3 mm 8.5 mm

Waterproof

Waterproof

Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68 Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Weight

Weight

192 grams 189 grams

Width

Width

75.2 mm 73.8 mm

Display

Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio

20:9 18.5:9

Bezel-less display

Bezel-less display

Yes with punch-hole display Yes

Display Type

Display Type

Super AMOLED Plus Super AMOLED

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

Yes, HDR 10+ -

Pixel Density

Pixel Density

393 ppi 531 ppi

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate

120 Hz -

Resolution

Resolution

1080x2400 px (FHD+) 1440x2960 px (QHD+)

Screen Protection

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5 Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Screen Size

Screen Size

6.7 inches (17.02 cm) 6.2 inches (15.75 cm)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

89.18 % 83.99 %

Touch Screen

Touch Screen

Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Front Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

- Yes

Camera Features

Camera Features

- Wide Angle Selfie

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Single Single

Resolution

Resolution

10 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 3.2" sensor size, 1.22µm pixel size) 8 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(25 mm focal length, 1.22µm pixel size)

Sensor

Sensor

Exmor RS -

Video Recording

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps -
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General

Brand

Brand

Samsung Samsung

Custom UI

Custom UI

Samsung One UI -

Launch Date

Launch Date

August 7, 2020 (Official) March 16, 2018 (Official)

Operating System

Operating System

Android v10 (Q) Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Main Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

Camera Features

Camera Features

Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus Auto Flash Face detection Simultaneous HD video and image recording Touch to focus

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Triple Dual

Flash

Flash

Yes, LED Flash Yes, LED Flash

Image Resolution

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels 4000 x 3000 Pixels

OIS

OIS

Yes Yes

Resolution

Resolution

12 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle (79° field-of-view), Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 1.7" sensor size, 1.8µm pixel size)64 MP f/2.0, Telephoto Camera(1.7" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.2, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size) 12 MP f/1.5, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.4, Telephoto Camera(52 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)

Sensor

Sensor

IMX555, Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor S5K2L3, CMOS image sensor, ISOCELL Plus

Settings

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation

Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes

Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video Recording

Video Recording

7680x4320 @ 24 fps 3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 60 fps 1280x720 @ 960 fps 3840x2160 @ 60 fps 1920x1080 @ 60 fps 1280x720 @ 30 fps

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos Dolby Atmos

Audio Jack

Audio Jack

USB Type-C 3.5 mm

FM Radio

FM Radio

- No

Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker

Yes Yes

Network & Connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Yes, v5.0 Yes, v5.0

GPS

GPS

Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

NFC

Yes Yes

Network Support

Network Support

5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G 5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G

SIM 1

SIM 1

4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM 2

SIM 2

4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz 4G Speed: 200 Mbit/s ↑ 1200 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 18) 3G Speed: HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓ GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM Size

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM Slot(s)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

USB Connectivity

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging Mass storage device, USB charging

VoLTE

VoLTE

Yes Yes

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 b/g/n/ac/ax) 5GHz, MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Performance

Architecture

Architecture

64 bit 64 bit

CPU

CPU

Octa core (2.73 GHz, Dual core, M5 Mongoose + 2.5 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A76 + 2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55) Octa core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53)

Chipset

Chipset

Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 990 Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810

Fabrication

Fabrication

7 nm 10 nm

Graphics

Graphics

Mali-G77 MP11 Mali-G72 MP18

RAM type

RAM Type

LPDDR5 LPDDR4X

Sensors

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

Yes Yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Fingerprint Sensor Position

On-screen Rear

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Ultrasonic -

IRIS Scanner

IRIS Scanner

- Yes

Other Sensors

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Stylus

Stylus

Yes Yes

Storage

Expandable Memory

Expandable Memory

No Yes, Up to 400 GB

Internal Memory

Internal Memory

256 GB 256 GB

Storage Type

Storage Type

UFS 3.1 UFS 2.1

USB OTG

USB OTG

Yes Yes

User Available Storage

User Available Storage

Up to 221 GB -
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