Skip to content

Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A20 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

,
Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max XSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)04Points
Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A20 X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5020
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)

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-A205U1)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)vsRedmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)19 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
+169 grams (5.92 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core61%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)138%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
720x1560 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels131%
Higher resolution screen
268 PPIvs+395 PPI47%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.4"vs+6.67"4%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+5020 mAh26%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+33W120%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated 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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front / Plastic body, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+23 specs and more in the table below

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

Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
ModelGalaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A20 SM-A205U1 NFC (Unlocked)Xiaomi Note 9 Pro Max (6GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
India(Global, International)
India, (Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateApril, 2019March, 2020
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.4 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)76.68 x 165.5 millimeters (3.02 x 6.52 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedP2i certified: water repellent nano-coating
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 618
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2400 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps800/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66, 71)LTE Cat15/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.41.12µm
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.72" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
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/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, NavIC
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Deep Blue, Red, Coral Orange
- Display HD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Aurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar Black
- 20:9 display (450 nits)
- MIUI 11
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5020 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging33W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1560 minutes | 26 hours | 1.1 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A20 (SM-A205U1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.09W/kg (head) | 0.6W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
X

We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to cookies. See more details: Privacy policy.