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Global Score
11.659.42
Basic Information
SamsungGoogle
Android 11, 10Android 11, 10, 9.0 Pie
2020-03-062019-05-07
6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches
7.83 ounces5.89 ounces
Cosmic black and Cosmic greyBlack, Purple and White
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6)Plastic
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 1157.00$ 167.00
Display / Screen
6.9 inches6 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2160 x 1080 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED OLED
509 pixels per inch402 pixels per inch
No touch screenNo touch screen
8.78
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670 chipset
Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorKryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm (Octa-Core 2000 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Adreno 650 GPUAdreno 615 GPU
9.729.09
Storage
128 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) external memory slotNo SD card slot
15.387.7
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP12.20 MP + 8.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.80 aperture
26.00mm focal length28.00mm focal length
0.5 inches (1/2") 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
13.429.79
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), HSDPA and HSUPA
Nano SIMNano SIM
10.76.7
Battery Life
5000mAh Li - Polymer Battery3700mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless Charging--
4.884.8
Other Features
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0
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 S20 Ultra 5G is much better than Google Pixel 3a XL, having a 11.65 score against 9.42. Although the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G is newer than Google Pixel 3a XL, it's a bit thicker and a lot heavier. Both devices we are comparing here work with the same Android 11 OS, so you shouldn't perceive any difference in that aspect.

The Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G counts with a little faster processor than Google Pixel 3a XL, and although they both have 8 cpu cores, the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G also has 8 GB more RAM memory. The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G has a bit sharper display than Google Pixel 3a XL, because it has a better quantity of pixels per inch of display, a higher 1440 x 3200 pixels resolution and a larger screen.

Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G features a way better camera than Google Pixel 3a XL, and although they both have the same diafragm aperture, the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G also has a way higher video definition, a lot higher resolution back facing camera and a much bigger back-facing camera sensor shooting much higher quality photographs.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G has a superior storage capacity for games and applications than Google Pixel 3a XL, because it has 128 GB internal memory capacity and a SD card slot that allows up to 1000 GB. The Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G has a bit better battery duration than Google Pixel 3a XL, because it has 5000mAh of battery capacity.

Although Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G is a better device, it costs a lot more than the Google Pixel 3a XL, and it doesn't have such a good price and quality relation as the Google Pixel 3a XL. So if you want that extra specs and features, you can buy Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, otherwise you can save a couple dollars and get the Google Pixel 3a XL, letting go a couple specs and features.