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Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U) vs Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A20 vs Apple iPad Air devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPad Air X20Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A20 X10Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
9.7"
IPS

1536x2048

5
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

8820
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)vsiPad Air 4G 128GB
 48%48%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
 2 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
3GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR3
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 183%100%
+Lighter
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs478 grams (16.73 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
 2%2%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
268 PPIvs264 PPI
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 13MP + 5MPvs(back) 5MP
Advantage
+The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
LED flashvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 26%26%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.9 (aperture)vsf/2.4 (aperture)
 6 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 1.2MP
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 50%50%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
Advantage
+The vibration of the device aids in the use of several features
Vibrating alertvsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported

10 Advantages Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
iPad Air 4G 128GBvsGalaxy A20 (SM-A205U)
 5 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GBvs32GB (21GB user available)
 4%4%
+Thinner
7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 180%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1536x2048 pixelsvs720x1560 pixels
 52%52%
+Larger screen
9.7"vs6.4"
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Ambient LightvsNot supported
 121%100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
8820 mAhvs4000 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Proprietary TV-outvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Scratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

19 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Proprietary connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
ModelGalaxy A20 (SM-A205U)iPad Air 4G 128GB
Also known asGalaxy A20 SM-A205U (Unlocked) NFC, SM-A205UZKAXAAApple iPad Air 4G LTE A1475 CDMA, Apple iPad 5, iPad Air 1
Country or region availableUSAfeature not registered
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateApril, 2019November, 2013
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.4 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)169.5 x 240 millimeters (6.67 x 9.45 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)478 grams (16.73 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 7.0
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 8.0
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (14nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL5698
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2PowerVR G6430 MP4
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (21GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size6.4" inches9.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1560 pixels1536x2048 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI264 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO, UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 20, 28, 66)LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTECDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Main camera(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm)
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Front camera8 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedNot supported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, Deep Blue, Red, Coral Orange
- 19.5:9 display ratio HD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver
- Retina display
- Oleophobic coating
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud service
- iCloud Keychain
- FaceTime HD
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh8820 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15Wfeature not registered
Talk time1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 days600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U)Apple iPad Air 4G 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.09 W/Kg (head) | 1.37 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered