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Global Score
11.769.77
Basic Information
SamsungSamsung
Android 11, 10--
2020-08-212017-08-11
6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches5.99 x 2.95 x 0.39 inches
7.34 ounces7.34 ounces
Mystic black, Mystic bronze and Mystic whiteGold and Gray
Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus) and Stainless steel --
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 1300.00$ 850.00
Display / Screen
6.9 inches5.8 inches
3088 x 1440 pixels 2960 x 1440 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED Super AMOLED
494 pixels per inch568 pixels per inch
No touch screenNo touch screen
8.78.9
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chipset
Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 3000 MHz) processorKryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm (Octa-Core 2350 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Adreno 650 GPUAdreno 540 GPU
9.819.27
Storage
128 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) external memory slotmicroSDXC (up to 256 GB) external memory slot
15.3810.78
Camera
108.00 MP + 10.00 MP12.00 MP + 8.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.70 aperture
26.00mm focal length26.00mm focal length
0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor0.39 inches (1/2.55") sensor
7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1280 x 720 (240 fps) (HD) slow motion video
13.649.79
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPALTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G) and HSDPA
Nano SIMNano SIM
10.76.6
Battery Life
4500mAh Li - Polymer Battery4000mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
4.564.88
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.1, EDR
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
FM Radio--

Comparison review

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has a general score of 11.76, which is much better than Samsung Galaxy S8 Active's 9.77 general score. The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra construction has the same weight than the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, but it is somewhat thinner. Galaxy S8 Active features a slightly better looking screen than Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, because although it has a bit lower resolution of 1440 x 2960 and a quite smaller display, it also counts with a just a little better quantity of pixels per screen inch.

The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra features a superior memory capacity for applications, games, photos and videos than Galaxy S8 Active, because it has a SD card slot that holds up to 1000 GB and more internal memory capacity. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra counts with a little better performance than Galaxy S8 Active, and although they both have a Octa-Core CPU, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra also has a higher amount of RAM memory.

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra takes way better photographs and videos than Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, because although it has a tinier diafragm aperture, it also counts with a way better 7680x4320 video quality, a way better resolution camera in the back and a way bigger sensor providing a much higher image quality.

The Galaxy S8 Active features just a little better battery duration than Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, although it has an 11% lower battery capacity.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra costs a lot more money than Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, but it's still a great choice, because you can get a lot more for that extra money.