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Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A20 vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) XSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)10Points
Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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11PointsSamsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A20 X
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)

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!

Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)vsGalaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+169 grams (5.92 ounces)10%
Lighter
vs186 grams (6.51 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+6.4"12%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(dual camera) 13MP + 5MP12%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3600 mAh
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core35%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
720x1560 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels85%
Higher resolution screen
268 PPIvs+386 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR4X / 3GB LPDDR4
32GB (21GB available) / 32GB (22GB available)
Super AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
+23 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
ModelGalaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A20 SM-A205F/Dual-SimGalaxy A7 SM-A720F/Dual-Sim 32GB, Galaxy A7 2017 Duos
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)India
(Europe), (Global, International), India
(Global, International)(Latin America)BrazilIranPakistanRussiaSingaporeThailandUkraine
(Global, International), (Latin America), Brazil, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, Ukraine
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2019January, 2017
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.4 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)77.6 x 156.8 millimeters (3.06 x 6.17 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2ARM Mali-T830 MP3
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI386 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 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 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Deep Blue, Red, Coral Orange
- Display HD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Metal body
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- Fast battery charging
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5meter and 30min
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3600 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 days1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205F/DS)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F/DS 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.23W/kg (head) | 1.38W/kg (body)0.21W/kg (head) | 1.33W/kg (body)
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