Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra VS. Samsung Galaxy S9+: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra VS. Samsung Galaxy S9+. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.7
Cost-effectiveness
8.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
9.3
8.4
Performance & Hardware
9.2
8.1
Camera
8.7
8.3
Connectivity
9.3
8.5
Battery
8.6
6.1

Basics

Brand

Aliases
SM-G988BZ
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Release Date

Release date
February 2020, 15 days ago
February 2018, 2 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
76.0 mm
166.9 mm
8.8 mm
73.8 mm
158.0 mm
8.5 mm
Weight
222 g
189 g
Usable surface
90 %
83 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
Glass
Resistance
IP68
IP68
Colors
Black

Gray
Black

Cyan

Gray

Pink

Screen

Diagonal
6.9"
6.2"
Type
Amoled Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Super Amoled
Resolution
1440 x 3200 px
1440 x 2960 px
Density
524 Pixels per inch
531 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 120 Hz refresh rate
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Dual Edge display
  • Frameless
  • HDR10+
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Dual Edge display
  • Frameless
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • VR headset support

Prototypes





Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S9+
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 990
Samsung Exynos 9 9810
CPU
2x2.7GHz Custom CPU +2x2.5GHz Cortex-A76 +4x2GHz Cortex-A55
4x2.7 GHz Exynos M3 + 4x1.79 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.7 GHz
2.7 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
ARM Mali-G77 MP11
ARM Mali-G72 MP18

RAM

RAM
12 GB
6 GB

Antutu

Score
515.098 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 99% of devices
315.828 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 92% of devices

Storage

Capacity
128 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
No
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Quad rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
108 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung Bright S5KHM1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Sensor size
1/1.33
Telephoto lens
2
Resolution
48 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX586 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 3.5
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.80 µm
Sensor size
1/2.25
Wide Angle lens
3
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K2LA
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/2.55
ToF 3D sensor
4
Resolution
0.5 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX516
Type
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Sensor size
5

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12.2 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K2L3
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.5
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/7.6
Telephoto lens
2
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Night Mode
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Optical zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Dual front camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
960 fps
Yes
960 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
40 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
0.70 µm
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3H1
Type
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.7
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.22 µm
Sensor size
1/3.6

Connectivity

Networks

5G
  • B29 (700)
  • B41 (2500)
  • B71 (600)
  • B78 (3500)
  • B79 (4700)
  • B257 mmWave (28GHz)
  • B260 mmWave (39GHz)
-
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)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B42 (TDD 3500)
  • 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)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
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
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • 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)
  • ANT+
  • APT-x
  • 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)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking 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)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)

Navigation

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

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.

0.660 W/Kg on head
-- W/Kg on body
0.294 W/Kg on head
1.350 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

--
0.190 W/Kg on head
0.640 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
5000 mAh
3500 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 10
Android 10

Prices

Prices

Prices