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Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-984) vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)

Side by side comparison between Nokia Lumia 830 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)
5"
IPS

720x1280

10.1
MP

1mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2200
mAh

(Removable)

vs
29PointsSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Compare Nokia Lumia 830 X
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

40mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)

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!

Lumia 830 (RM-984)5 Advantages Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)vsGalaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)29 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)47%
Lighter
vs220 grams (7.7 ounces)
+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+12GB LPDDR511 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (14GB available)vs+128GB (104GB available)6 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
TFT IPS LCDvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels4 times
Higher resolution screen
294 PPIvs+509 PPI73%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+6.9"38%
Larger screen
(back) 10.1MPvs+(quad camera) 108MP + 48MP + 12MP + 0.3MP16 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3.4" inchesvs+1/1.33" inches156%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
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) 1MPvs+(front) 40MP42 times
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) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
700000 apps (Marketplace)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)3 times
More apps available to download and use
(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
2200 mAhvs+5000 mAh127%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
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
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
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

21 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
BSI sensor
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
ModelLumia 830 (RM-984)Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Other model namesNokia Lumia 830 4G, Nokia RM-984, Nokia TeslaGalaxy S20 Ultra 4G-LTE SM-G988B/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 12GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandNokiaSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2014March, 2020
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)70.7 x 139.4 millimeters (2.78 x 5.49 in)76 x 166.9 millimeters (2.99 x 6.57 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)220 grams (7.7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Nokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Operating systemWindows Phone 8.1Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-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 305 400MhzARM Mali-G77 MP11
RAM memory1GB LPDDR212GB LPDDR5
Internal storage16GB (14GB available)128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size5" inches6.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~90.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI509 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 800/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,8,20)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 supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
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
CameraNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Back camera (main camera)10.1 megapixels(quad camera)
108 megapixels
48MP periscope telephotof/3.5103mm1/2.0"0.8µmPDAFOIS4x-optical-zoom10x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
0.3MP TOF 3Df/1.0
Main camera resolution3840x2640 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.4" inches1/1.33" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Front camera (secondary)1 megapixels40 megapixels
Front camera resolution1280x720 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.7µm pixel
MultimediaNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
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
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Orange, Green, White
- Lumia Denim UI
- Nokia ClearBlack Display
- Dolby Digital Plus sound enhancement
- Carl Zeiss optics
- 15GB OneDrive
- Qi wireless charging
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, Cloud White
- 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 supplyNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
BV-L4A
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2200 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy900 minutes | 15 hours | 0.6 dayfeature not registered
Standby31800 minutes | 530 hours | 22.1 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia Lumia 830 (RM-984)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.87W/kg (head) | 0.83W/kg (body)0.74W/kg (head) | 1.12W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.46W/kg (head) | 0.59W/kg (body)0.319W/kg (head) | 1.557W/kg (body)
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