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Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto C Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G XMotorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)07Points
Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)
5"
TFT

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
38PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)Compare Motorola Moto C Plus X
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
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 5G (SM-N981W)

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!

Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)7 Advantages Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)vsGalaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)38 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
+Until 32GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+162 grams (5.67 ounces)19%
Lighter
vs192 grams (6.72 ounces)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras 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
+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+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)
+Digital TV 1SegAdvantage
Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
vsNot supported
1.3GHz 64bit Quad-Corevs+3.09GHz 64bit Octa-Core167%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR57 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (4GB available)vs+128GB (103GB available)25 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.0vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
10 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)20%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
294 PPIvs+393 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+6.7"34%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP10 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/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 2MPvs+(front) 10MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)35 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) VGA (720x480)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)23 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 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+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+4300 mAh8%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)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
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+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

13 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+6 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
ModelMoto C Plus TV (XT1726)Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
Other model namesLenovo Moto C Plus XT1726 Dual-Sim (8GB + 1GB RAM)Galaxy Note20 SM-N981WZNAXAC (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableBrazil
Brazil
Canada
Canada
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release date6/1/20178/21/2020, Announced: 8/5/2020
Depth10 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72.3 x 144 millimeters (2.85 x 5.67 in)75.2 x 161.6 millimeters (2.96 x 6.36 in)
Weight162 grams (5.67 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
System versionAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 12
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 2.5 / 3.1 / 4.0

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6737 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (SM8250-AB) (7nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3.09GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T720 MP2 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 650 (250-646MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
RAM memory1GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR5
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)
eMMC 5.0
128GB (103GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
Display typeTFT LCDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size5" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
HDR10+
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
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 Mbps5000/1024 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 850/900/1700/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28)LTE Cat20 (1, 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+, 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

📷 Camera

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.027mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS3x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2120°13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.76" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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
Camera extrasfeature not registered4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (720x480)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
LoudspeakerSupportedStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVDigital TV 1SegNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
SensorsAccelerometerAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
HC60
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4300 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 autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Metallic Cherry, Fine Gold
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Mystic Gray, Mystic Green, Mystic Bronze, Mystic Red, Mystic Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Bixby
- Samsung Wireless DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Stylus pen (Bluetooth integration)

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Moto C Plus TV (XT1726)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981W)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.85W/kg (head), 1.25W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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