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Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 11 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 XApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)05Points
Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1125x2436

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3046
mAh

(Non removable)

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23PointsSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)Compare Apple iPhone 11 Pro X
Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)

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!

iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)5 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)vsGalaxy S20 (SM-G980F)23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
+256GB (242GB available)133%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (104GB available)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.0
+Ceramic frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, glass front/back
+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP23%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core18%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+163 grams (5.71 ounces)15%
Lighter
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1125x2436 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels68%
Higher resolution screen
463 PPIvs+566 PPI22%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.8"vs+6.2"7%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP145%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.76" inches45%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
proprietary audio outputvs+Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Best output for headset
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3046 mAhvs+4000 mAh31%
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

33 Common items in both devices
Super AMOLED / Dynamic AMOLED
Dolby Vision/HDR10 / HDR10+
16 million
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+26 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
ModeliPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
Other model namesiPhone 11 Pro A2215, A2217, A2160Galaxy S20 4G-LTE G980F Single-Sim (Exynos, 8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(United Kingdom)AustraliaMexicoNew Zealand
(United Kingdom), Australia, Mexico, New Zealand
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2019March, 2020
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.4 x 144 millimeters (2.81 x 5.67 in)69.1 x 151.7 millimeters (2.72 x 5.97 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsCeramic frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Apple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
Operating systemiOS 13Android 10
Firmware updateiOS 14feature not registered
HardwareApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
Chipset64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
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 controllerApple GPU MP4ARM Mali-G77 MP11
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (242GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1125x2436 pixels (19.5:9)1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)463 PPI566 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz, 800 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload1024/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16

A2215 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2217, A2160 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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
CallingApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.413mm
12MP telephotof/2.052mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashQuad-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
10 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputproprietary audio outputType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Midnight Green (matte)
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, Cloud White, Aura Red
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3046 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 11 Pro (256GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.18W/kg (head) | 1.16W/kg (body)0.76W/kg (head) | 1.01W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)0.279W/kg (head) | 1.525W/kg (body)
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