Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.9 Ki Price/Quality
Score
9.0 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 8.9 Design & Materials 9.3 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 8.0 Performance & Hardware 8.6 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 8.3 Camera 9.1 Camera
Connectivity score 8.7 Connectivity 9.0 Connectivity
Battery score 7.1 Battery 8.5 Battery

User reviews

User score
9.3
94 opinions
8.4
22 opinions

Summary

Inches 6.4" 6.9"
Resolution WQHD+ WQHD+
Usable surface 86% useful 90% useful
Aspect Ratio 19:9 20:9
Dimensions 74.1 mm
157.6 mm
7.8 mm
76.0 mm
166.9 mm
8.8 mm
Weight 175 g 222 g
Micro Exynos 9820
Octa-Core
Exynos 990
Octa-Core
RAM 8 GB RAM 12 GB RAM
Storage 128 GB 128 GB
AnTuTu 395.326
v8
515.098
v8
Battery 4100 mAh 5000 mAh
Main Camera 1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.5-2.4
SAK2L4
2 3
1
108 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
Bright S5KHM1
2 3 4
Selfie Camera SELF 10 Mpx · ƒ/1.9 SELF 40 Mpx · ƒ/2.2
Bands
OS Android 10 Q Android 11

Brand

Brand Samsung Samsung
Aliases Galaxy S10Plus Exynos SM-G988BZ

Release Date

Release date February 2019,
2 years ago
February 2020,
1 year ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Size
74.1 mm
157.6 mm
7.8 mm
Print 3D Model
76.0 mm
166.9 mm
8.8 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 175 g 222 g
Usable surface 86 % 90 %
Materials Glass Aluminium alloy, Glass
Resistance IP68 IP68
Colors
Black

White

Green
Black

Gray

Screen

Diagonal 6.4" 6.9"
Type Amoled Dynamic Amoled Amoled Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Aspect Ratio 19:9 20:9
Resolution WQHD+
1440 x 3040 px
WQHD+
1440 x 3200 px
Density 526 Pixels per inch 524 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
  • 2000000:1 contrast ratio
  • Always-On Display
  • HDR10+
  • DCI-P3
  • Scratch resistant
  • Dual Edge display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • VR headset support
  • 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?
8.1
7.4
Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.8
8.3
Is it comfortable?
9.3
7.9
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
9.4
9.6
Number of reviews
94 opinions
22 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Samsung Exynos 9 9820 Samsung Exynos 990
CPU 2x Exynos M4 2.73 GHz + 2x Cortex-A75 2.31 GHz + Cortex-A55 1.95 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 8 nm 7 nm
Frequency 2.73 GHz 2.73 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU ARM Mali-G76 MP12 ARM Mali-G77 MP11

RAM

RAM 8 GB 12 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM RAM LPDDR5

Antutu

Score
395.326
Antutu v8
Overall performance better than 90% of devices
515.098
Antutu v8
Overall performance better than 95% of devices

Storage

Capacity 128 GB 128 GB
Type UFS Storage 2.1 UFS Storage 3.0
SD Slot Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in screen Yes, in screen

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Hall
  • Geomagnetic
  • RGB

Others

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

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
9.6
8.9
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.6
9.6
What's your experience been with demanding games?
9.2
8.9
Number of reviews
94 opinions
22 opinions

Camera

Main

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

Standard

Standard
Resolution 12 Mpx 108 Mpx
Sensor Samsung SAK2L4 Samsung Bright S5KHM1
Type ISOCELL ISOCELL
Aperture ƒ/ 1.5-2.4 ƒ/ 1.8
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.40 µm 0.80 µm
Pixel Binning -- 1-9 (3x3)
Sensor size 1/2.6 1/1.33
2
Camera type

Telephoto lens

Telephoto lens
Resolution
13 Mpx
48 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3M3
Sony IMX586 Exmor RS
Type
ISOCELL
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 3.5
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
0.80 µm
Pixel Binning
--
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/3.4
1/2.25
3
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
16 Mpx
12 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Samsung S5K2LA
Type
--
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
1.40 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
1/2.55
4
Camera type
--

ToF 3D sensor
Resolution
0.5 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX516
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Pixel Binning
--
Sensor size
5

Features

Flash Dual LED LED
Optical Stabilisation Yes Yes
Slow Motion Video Yes,
960 fps
Yes,
960 fps
Others
  • 4K Video
  • Optical zoom
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Touch focus
  • Manual focus
  • Autofocus
  • Dual front camera
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Continuous shooting
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • Geotagging
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Optical zoom
  • Quadruple 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 10 Mpx 40 Mpx
Sensor Samsung S5K3J1 Unknown
Type ISOCELL --
Aperture ƒ/ 1.9 ƒ/ 2.2
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.22 µm 0.70 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/2.65 --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score
113
Mobile
120
Photo
97
Video
126
Mobile
128
Photo
106
Video

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
9.5
9.2
Quality of nighttime photos
8.4
8.4
Quality of selfies
8.9
8.9
Does it have a powerful flash?
9.0
9.1
Number of reviews
94 opinions
22 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G --
  • n1 (2100)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n28b (700)
  • n28a (700)
  • n40 (2300)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • 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
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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.

0.516 W/Kg on head
1.582 W/Kg on body
0.660 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

1.060 W/Kg on head
1.029 W/Kg on body
--

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • ANT+
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • ANT+

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.4
9.3
Quality of the GPS
9.4
9.3
And the WiFi?
9.6
9.3
Number of reviews
94 opinions
22 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
4100 mAh
5000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
25.0W
Yes,
45.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 3%
    Less than half day
  • 14%
    Less than a day
  • 39%
    One day
  • 37%
    More than one day
  • 6%
    Two days or more
  • 9%
    Less than half day
  • 23%
    Less than a day
  • 32%
    One day
  • 27%
    More than one day
  • 9%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
94 opinions
22 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 10
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
  • Android 11
    Android 11 , 6 months ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 19%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 70%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 11%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 82%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 18%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 2%
    Never
  • 3%
    Once a year
  • 28%
    Every six months
  • 66%
    Every two months or less
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 35%
    Every six months
  • 65%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
94 opinions
22 opinions

Prices

Prices

Prices

Prices