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Alcatel Idol 4 (6055U) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)

Side by side comparison between Alcatel Idol 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Alcatel Idol 4 (6055U)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2610
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
32PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)Compare Alcatel Idol 4 X
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Idol 4 (6055U)7 Advantages Alcatel Idol 4 (6055U)vsGalaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)32 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+135 grams (4.73 ounces)42%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)17%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+424 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core80%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR53 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+256GB (221GB available)21 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
5.2"vs+6.7"29%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3" inchesvs+1/1.76" inches70%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 10MP26%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2610 mAhvs+4300 mAh65%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
18Wvs+25W39%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
ModelIdol 4 (6055U)Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
Other model namesCricket Alcatel IDOL 4 2GB RAM, Alcatel 6055U, OT-6055UGalaxy Note20 4G-LTE SM-N980F Single-SIM (Exynos)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Latin America)New Zealand
(Latin America), New Zealand
BrandAlcatelSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2016August, 2020
Depth7.1 millimeters (0.28 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72.5 x 147 millimeters (2.85 x 5.79 in)75.2 x 161.6 millimeters (2.96 x 6.36 in)
Weight135 grams (4.73 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Alcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.73Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 405 550MhzARM Mali-G77 MP11
RAM memory2GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR5
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size5.2" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps2000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,4,5,7,12)LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
MessagingSMS (iTap), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.027mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS3x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2120º13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Gold, Dark Gray, Silver, Rose Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- LED notification (white light)
- Oleophobic coating
- Glass back panel
- JBL earphones
- Hi-Fi 3.6W dual-stereo
- Front camera: Wide Angle 84°
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Fast battery charging: 60% in 30min
- Reversible phone
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- VR goggles compatible
- Colors: Mystic Gray, Mystic Green, Mystic Bronze, Mystic Red, Mystic Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2.5
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung Wireless DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Stylus pen (Bluetooth integration)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2610 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standby43200 minutes | 720 hours | 30 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateAlcatel Idol 4 (6055U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (SM-N980F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.18W/kg (head) | 1.11W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.359W/kg (head) | 1.366W/kg (body)
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