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Basic Information
Android 11, 10--
6.49 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches
7.34 ounces5.75 ounces
Mystic black, Mystic bronze and Mystic whiteBurgundy red, Coral blue, Ice blue, Lilac purple, Midnight black, Sunrise gold and Titanium gray
Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus) and Stainless steel Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 1054.00$ 158.00
Display / Screen
6.9 inches5.8 inches
3088 x 1440 pixels 2960 x 1440 pixels
494 pixels per inch568 pixels per inch
No touch screenNo touch screen
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250-AB chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 chipset
Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 3000 MHz) processorKryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm (Octa-Core 2800 MHz) processor
Adreno 650 GPUAdreno 630 GPU
128 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) external memory slotmicroSDXC (up to 400 GB) external memory slot
108.00 MP + 10.00 MP12.00 MP + 8.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.50 aperture
26.00mm focal length--
0.75 inches (1/1.33") sensor0.39 inches (1/2.55") sensor
7680 x 4320 (24 fps) video resolution3840 x 2160 (60 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video1280 x 720 (960 fps) (HD) slow motion video
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
5G, 5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPALTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA
Nano SIMNano SIM
Battery Life
4500mAh Li - Polymer Battery3000mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0
Fingerprint ID ScannerFingerprint ID Scanner
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
FM RadioFM Radio

Comparison review

The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is better than Galaxy S9, getting a general score of 11.76 against 9.93. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is a way newer and just a little bit thinner cellphone than Galaxy S9, but it's also notably heavier. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has a bit more powerful CPU than Galaxy S9, and although they both have 8 cpu cores, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra also has a greater amount of RAM memory.

The Galaxy S9 features a little sharper display than Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, because although it has a bit smaller display and a bit worse 1440 x 2960px resolution, it also counts with a quite better screen pixels density. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra features a way bigger memory capacity to install games and applications than Galaxy S9, because it has 128 GB internal storage capacity and a SD card slot that supports up to 1000 GB.

Galaxy Note 20 Ultra counts with better battery lifetime than Samsung Galaxy S9, because it has a 4500mAh battery size instead of 3000mAh. Galaxy Note 20 Ultra shoots a lot better pictures and videos than Samsung Galaxy S9, because although it has a smaller aperture which is not favorable for capturing photos and/or video in low-light situations, it also counts with a camera with a much better resolution, a lot better video quality and a much larger camera sensor taking more light and vivid colors.

Although Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is a better device, it is way more expensive than the Galaxy S9, and it doesn't have such a good quality/price relation as the Galaxy S9. If you want to save a few dollars, you can get Galaxy S9, letting go a few features and specs, but you'll get the most out of your money.