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Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)

Side by side comparison between Lenovo K8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
32PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)Compare Lenovo K8 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3088

108
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)

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!

K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)4 Advantages Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)vsGalaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)32 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
+165 grams (5.78 ounces)26%
Lighter
vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
+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
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
2.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.09Ghz 64bit Octa-Core32%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+12GB LPDDR53 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+512GB (458GB available)20 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)11%
Thinner
Aluminum body, glass frontvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x3088 pixels114%
Higher resolution screen
424 PPIvs+494 PPI17%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+6.9"33%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 5MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 12MP + 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
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 8.0 Oreovs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G LTEvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps32 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
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
4000 mAhvs+4500 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + 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
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
ModelK8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
Other model namesLenovo K8 Plus (32GB + 3GB RAM) PA8C0020IN, PA8C0003INGalaxy Note20 Ultra SM-N986W (Snapdragon)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Canada
Canada
BrandLenovoSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2017August, 2020
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)73.7 x 147.9 millimeters (2.9 x 5.82 in)77.2 x 164.8 millimeters (3.04 x 6.49 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)208 grams (7.28 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Lenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreofeature not registered
HardwareLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6757CD Helio P25 (16nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3.09Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T880 MP2 1GhzQualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory3GB LPDDR312GB LPDDR5
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)512GB (458GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x3088 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI494 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass Victus
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, 1500 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps5000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
LTE Cat20 (2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (41, 66, 71)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP depthf/0.8
(triple camera)
108 megapixels
12MP periscope telephotof/3.0120mm1.0µmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom50x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2120º13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels12000x9000 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 sizefeature not registered1/1.33" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm 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 on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
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 sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Venom Black, Fine Gold
- Aluminum body
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- 2.5D glass screen
- Dolby Atmos audio
- VoLTE
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Mystic Black, Mystic Bronze, Mystic White
- 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 supplyLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 daysfeature not registered
Standby24060 minutes | 401 hours | 16.7 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLenovo K8 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986W 512GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.7W/kg (head) | 1.26W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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