Google Pixel 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S20: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Google Pixel 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S20. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.3 Ki Price/Quality
Score
9.1 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 8.5 Design & Materials 9.5 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 7.8 Performance & Hardware 8.5 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 8.3 Camera 8.6 Camera
Connectivity score 9.2 Connectivity 8.2 Connectivity
Battery score 7.1 Battery 7.0 Battery

User reviews

User score --
8.9
12 opinions

Summary

Inches 6" 6.2"
Resolution FHD+ WQHD+
Usable surface 86% useful 89% useful
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 20:9
Dimensions 70.4 mm
144.7 mm
8.0 mm
69.1 mm
151.7 mm
7.9 mm
Weight 151 g 163 g
Micro SnapD. 765
Octa-Core
Exynos 990
Octa-Core
RAM 8 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
Storage 128 GB 128 GB
AnTuTu 330.500
v8
515.098
v8
Battery 4080 mAh 4000 mAh
Main Camera 1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.7
IMX363 Exmor RS
2
1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
S5K2LD
2 3
Selfie Camera SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/2.0 SELF 10 Mpx · ƒ/2.2
Bands
OS Android 11 Android 11

Brand

Brand Google Samsung
Aliases GTT9Q --

Release Date

Release date September 2020,
5 months ago
February 2020,
1 year ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Google Pixel 5
Samsung Galaxy S20
Google Pixel 5
Samsung Galaxy S20
Size
70.4 mm
144.7 mm
8.0 mm
Print 3D Model
69.1 mm
151.7 mm
7.9 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 151 g 163 g
Usable surface 86 % 89 %
Materials Aluminium Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance IP68 IP68
Colors
Black

Green
Blue

Red

Pink

Gray

Screen

Diagonal 6" 6.2"
Type Oled Amoled Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 20:9
Resolution FHD+
1080 x 2340 px
WQHD+
1440 x 3200 px
Density 430 Pixels per inch 566 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Refresh rate 90 Hz
  • 1000000:1 contrast ratio
  • Always-On Display
  • HDR
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
  • 2000000:1 contrast ratio
  • Always-On Display
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • HDR10+
  • DCI-P3
  • Scratch resistant
  • Dual Edge display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
--
8.0
Do you think it's a nice phone?
--
9.6
Is it comfortable?
--
9.8
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
--
9.3
Number of reviews
--
12 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Samsung Exynos 990
CPU 1x Cortex-A76 2.4 GHz + 1x Cortex-A76 2.2 GHz + 6x Cortex-A76 1.8 GHz 2x Exynos M5 2.73 GHz + 2x Cortex-A76 2.5 GHz + 4x Cortex-A55 2.0 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 7 nm 7 nm
Frequency 2.4 GHz 2.73 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 620 625MHz ARM Mali-G77 MP11

RAM

RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM RAM LPDDR5

Storage

Capacity 128 GB 128 GB
Type UFS Storage 2.1 UFS Storage 3.0
SD Slot No Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in the back Yes, in screen

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Magnetometer
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Hall
  • RGB

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No Yes
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
--
9.7
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
--
9.2
What's your experience been with demanding games?
--
7.9
Number of reviews
--
12 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Double rear camera Triple rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 12 Mpx 12 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX363 Exmor RS Samsung S5K2LD
Type CMOS BSI ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 1.7 ƒ/ 1.8
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.40 µm 1.80 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/2.55 1/1.76
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Telephoto lens
Resolution
16 Mpx
64 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Samsung Bright S5KGW2
Type
--
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
1.00 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
1/1.72
3
Camera type
--

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K2LA
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Pixel Binning
--
Sensor size
1/2.55

Features

Flash LED Dual LED
Optical Stabilisation Yes Yes
Slow Motion Video Yes,
240 fps
Yes,
960 fps
Others
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Ultra stable video
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
  • Manual focus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Continuous shooting
  • Self-timer
  • White balance settings
  • Face detection
  • RAW
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Night Mode
  • Google Lens
  • Geotagging
  • Scene mode
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Optical zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Scene mode
  • RAW
  • Self-timer
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Continuous shooting
  • White balance settings
  • Face detection
  • HDR
  • Geotagging
  • Night Mode

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 8 Mpx 10 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- --
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 ƒ/ 2.2
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.12 µm 1.22 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score
120
Mobile
129
Photo
107
Video
--

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
--
9.5
Quality of nighttime photos
--
8.7
Quality of selfies
--
9.0
Does it have a powerful flash?
--
8.8
Number of reviews
--
12 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G
  • n1 (2100)
  • n2 (1900 PCS)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n12 (700)
  • n28b (700)
  • n28a (700)
  • n41 (2500)
  • n66 (1700)
  • n71 (600)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
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4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B14 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B30 (2300)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B42 (TDD 3500)
  • B46 (TDD 5200)
  • B48 (TDD 3600)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B71 (600)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • CDMA BC10 (800 Secondary)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • eSIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • ANT+
  • APT-x
  • LDAC
  • SBC
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • ANT+
  • APT-x

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • QZSS
  • Galileo
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • Galileo

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- 0.279 W/Kg on head
-- W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • ANT+

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
--
9.7
Quality of the GPS
--
9.4
And the WiFi?
--
9.6
Number of reviews
--
12 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
4080 mAh
4000 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
18.0W
Yes,
25.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
--
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 42%
    Less than a day
  • 25%
    One day
  • 25%
    More than one day
  • 8%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
--
12 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 11
    Android 11 , 5 months ago
  • Android 11
    Android 11 , 5 months ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
--
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 92%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 8%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
--
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 36%
    Every six months
  • 64%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
--
12 opinions

Prices

Prices

Prices

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