Samsung Galaxy S20 vs Sony Xperia 5 II: Comparison

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

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
9.2 Ki Price/Quality
Score
8.6 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 9.6 Design & Materials 8.3 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 8.6 Performance & Hardware 8.6 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 8.6 Camera 8.5 Camera
Connectivity score 8.2 Connectivity 9.0 Connectivity
Battery score 7.1 Battery 6.9 Battery

User reviews

User score
9.3
6 opinions
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Summary

Inches 6.2" 6.1"
Resolution WQHD+ WQHD+
Usable surface 89% useful 82% useful
Aspect Ratio 20:9 21:9
Dimensions 69.1 mm
151.7 mm
7.9 mm
68.0 mm
158.0 mm
8.0 mm
Weight 163 g 163 g
Micro Exynos 990
Octa-Core
SnapD. 865
Octa-Core
RAM 8 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
Storage 128 GB 128 GB
AnTuTu 515.098
v8
565.000
v8
Battery 4000 mAh 4000 mAh
Main Camera 1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
S5K2LD
2 3
1
12 Mpx · ƒ/1.7
IMX555
2 3
Selfie Camera SELF 10 Mpx · ƒ/2.2 SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
Bands
OS Android 10 Q Android 10 Q

Brand

Brand Samsung Sony
Aliases -- --

Release Date

Release date February 2020,
9 months ago
September 2020,
2 months ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Samsung Galaxy S20
Sony Xperia 5 II
Samsung Galaxy S20
Sony Xperia 5 II
Size
69.1 mm
151.7 mm
7.9 mm
Print 3D Model
68.0 mm
158.0 mm
8.0 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 163 g 163 g
Usable surface 89 % 82 %
Materials Aluminium alloy, Glass Metal
Resistance IP68 IP65
IP68
Colors
Blue

Red

Pink

Gray
Black

Blue

Silver

Screen

Diagonal 6.2" 6.1"
Type Amoled Dynamic AMOLED 2X Oled
Aspect Ratio 20:9 21:9
Resolution WQHD+
1440 x 3200 px
WQHD+
1080 x 2520 px
Density 566 Pixels per inch 449 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • 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
  • Without Notch
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Touch sampling rate 240 Hz
  • DCI-P3
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Dynamic contrast enhancement
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
8.2
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Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.5
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Is it comfortable?
9.7
--
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
9.5
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Number of reviews
6 opinions
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Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Samsung Exynos 990 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
CPU 2x Exynos M5 2.73 GHz + 2x Cortex-A76 2.5 GHz + 4x Cortex-A55 2.0 GHz 1x Cortex-A77 2.84 GHz + 3x Cortex-A77 2.4 GHz + 4x Cortex-A55 1.8 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 7 nm 7 nm
Frequency 2.73 GHz 2.84 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU ARM Mali-G77 MP11 Qualcomm Adreno 650 600 Mhz

RAM

RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Type RAM LPDDR5 --

Storage

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

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in screen Yes, on the side

Sensors

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

Others

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

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
9.7
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Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.7
--
What's your experience been with demanding games?
8.8
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Number of reviews
6 opinions
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Camera

Main

No. of cameras Triple rear camera Triple rear camera
1
Tipo de cámara

Standard

Standard
Resolution 12 Mpx 12 Mpx
Sensor Samsung S5K2LD Sony IMX555
Type ISOCELL CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 1.8 ƒ/ 1.7
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.80 µm 1.80 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/1.76 1/1.76
2
Tipo de cámara

Telephoto lens

Telephoto lens
Resolution
64 Mpx
12 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung Bright S5KGW2
Unknown
Type
ISOCELL
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
--
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/1.72
--
3
Tipo de cámara

Wide Angle lens

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

Flash Dual LED LED
Optical Stabilisation Yes Yes
Slow Motion Video Yes,
960 fps
Yes,
960 fps
Others
  • 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
  • 4K Video
  • 8K Video
  • Optical zoom
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Continuous shooting
  • Face detection
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Geotagging
  • ISO settings

Selfie

SELF
Tipo de cámara

Dedicada

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

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
9.7
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Quality of nighttime photos
8.5
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Quality of selfies
8.8
--
Does it have a powerful flash?
8.6
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Number of reviews
6 opinions
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Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G --
  • n1 (2100)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n8 (900)
  • n28 (700)
  • 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)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • 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)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B34 (TDD 2100)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B46 (TDD 5200)
  • B48 (TDD 3600)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
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

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)
  • ANT+
  • APT-x
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • USB Host 3.0

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

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.8
--
Quality of the GPS
9.4
--
And the WiFi?
9.8
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Number of reviews
6 opinions
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Battery

Battery

Capacity
4000 mAh
4000 mAh
Type Li-Polymer Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
25.0W
Yes,
21.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 33%
    Less than a day
  • 17%
    One day
  • 50%
    More than one day
  • 0%
    Two days or more
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Number of reviews
6 opinions
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Software

Software

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

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 83%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 17%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
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Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 33%
    Every six months
  • 67%
    Every two months or less
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Number of reviews
6 opinions
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Prices

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