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Global Score
11.6510.36
Basic Information
SamsungSamsung
Android 11, 10--
2020-03-062018-08-24
6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches
7.83 ounces7.09 ounces
Cosmic black and Cosmic greyCloud silver, Lavender purple, Midnight black and Ocean blue
Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6)Aluminum and Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 1157.00$ 457.00
Display / Screen
6.9 inches6.4 inches
3200 x 1440 pixels 2960 x 1440 pixels
Dynamic AMOLED Super AMOLED
509 pixels per inch514 pixels per inch
No touch screenNo touch screen
8.78.7
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 chipset
Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm (Octa-Core 2840 MHz) processorKryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm (Octa-Core 2800 MHz) processor
12 GB RAM6 GB RAM
Adreno 650 GPUAdreno 630 GPU
9.729.63
Storage
128 GB internal memory128 GB internal memory
microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) external memory slotmicroSDXC (up to 512 GB) external memory slot
15.3814.14
Camera
108.00 MP + 40.00 MP12.00 MP + 8.00 MP
f/1.80 aperturef/1.50 aperture
26.00mm focal length26.00mm focal length
0.5 inches (1/2") 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
13.4210.23
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 Battery4000mAh Li - Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
4.884.48
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
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Comparison review

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G is much better than the Galaxy Note9, having a 11.65 score against 10.36. The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G is a just a little heavier phone than Galaxy Note9, but both are equally thin. The Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G has a bit superior processor than Samsung Galaxy Note9, and although they both have the same number of cores, the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G also has a greater amount of RAM memory.

Samsung Galaxy Note9 has a display that is very similar to Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G's display, because although the Samsung Galaxy Note9 has a little bit smaller screen and a little bit lower resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels, it also counts with a quite greater pixels count in each screen inch. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G features a slightly better storage for games and applications than Galaxy Note9, and although they both have exactly the same internal memory, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G also has a slot for an SD memory card that holds up to 1000 GB.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G shoots much better pictures and videos than Samsung Galaxy Note9, because although it has a smaller aperture which is not recommended for capturing photos and video in poorly lited environments, it also counts with a way bigger sensor taking lot better quality videos and pictures, a way higher video quality and a much better 108 MP resolution back-facing camera.

The Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G has a little better battery life than Samsung Galaxy Note9, because it has a 25% bigger battery capacity.

Although Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G is a better device, it costs a lot more money than the Galaxy Note9, and it doesn't have such a good quality/price relation as the Galaxy Note9. If you prefer to save a few dollars, you can get Galaxy Note9, giving up a couple features and specs, but you will get the most with your budget.