Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Apple Samsung
Announced 2020, February 11 2020, October 13 2021, January 14
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, March 6 Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, November 13 Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, January 29
Price Rs. 92,999 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 129,900 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 69,999 ($799.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Cosmic Grey Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Midnight Green, Blue (matte colors) Phantom Gray, Phantom White, Phantom Violet, Phantom Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm
(6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 in)
160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4 mm
(6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
151.7 x 71.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.97 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
Weight 222 g (7.83 oz) 228 g (8.04 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for China
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 14(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46(5200), 48, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - SM-G988U LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100) LTE
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor(In-display)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 4m for 30 mins)
Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, ultrasonic)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support) ANT+

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 10.0 iOS 14 Android 11
User Interface One UI 2.0 - One UI 3.1
Processor Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.60 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) - Global
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585) - USA, Exynos 990 (7 nm+) - Global
Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) - USA
Hexa-core, Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm) Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - International / Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680 - USA/China/Korea, Exynos 2100 - International / Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 - USA/China/Korea
GPU Mali-G77 MP11 - Global
Adreno 650 - USA
Apple GPU (4-core graphics) Mali-G78 MP14 - International / Adreno 660 - USA/China/Korea
RAM 16 GB N/A 8 GB
Internal Memory 512 GB 128GB, 256GB, 512GB 256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 1 TB No microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

display Display

Type Dynamic AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
HDR10+
Always-on display
120Hz@FHD, 60Hz@QHD
Super Retina XDR OLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
800 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Dolby Vision
HDR10+
Wide color gamut
True-tone
FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
120Hz Refresh Rate
HDR10+
1300 nits (peak)
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour 16M Colour
Size 6.9 inches 6.7 inches 6.2 inches
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels (509 ppi) 1284 x 2778 pixels (457 ppi) 1080 x 2400 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 90.46% 87.74% 86.12%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack no no no
Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only) No FM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker

camera Camera

Rear Camera 108 MP + 48 MP + 12 MP + TOF 12 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP + TOF 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP
Flash LED flash Quad-LED dual tone Flash LED Flash
Features 108 MP, (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
48 MP, (telephoto), 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom, upto 100x Digital zoom
12 MP, (ultrawide), 1/1.26", 0.7µm, AF, Super Steady video
TOF 3D camera
auto-HDR, panorama
12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, sensor-shift OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 65mm (telephoto), 1/3.4", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2.5x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6"
TOF 3D LiDAR scanner (depth)
HDR (photo/panorama)
12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Auto-HDR, Panorama
Video 4320p@24fps, 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 10‑bit HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec. 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
Front Camera 40 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 0.7µm, PDAF
Dual video call, Auto-HDR
2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps [Similar]
12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)
SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
HDR
2160p@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS [Similar]
10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Dual video call, Auto-HDR, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps; 5G (2+ Gbps DL) HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.1, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, proprietary reversible connector USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser Yes Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 512 GB, 16 GB RAM or 256 GB, 12 GB RAM or 128 GB, 12 GB RAM 128GB, 256GB, 512GB 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM UFS 3.1
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 1 TB No microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 45W: 100% in 58 min
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W
Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Fast charging 18W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Qi wireless charging 15W
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 25W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Capacity 5000 mAh - 4000 mAh
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