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Samsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB) vs Apple iPhone XS (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A20s vs Apple iPhone XS phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone XS XSamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)11Points
Samsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)
6.5"
IPS

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1125x2436

12
MP

7.1mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2658
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone XS (256GB)

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 A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)vsiPhone XS (256GB)24 Advantages Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+6.5"12%
Larger screen
vs5.8"
+(triple camera) 13MP + 8MP + 5MP7%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
+(front) 8MP13%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 7.1MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2658 mAh
+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)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+256GB (244GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
183 grams (6.41 ounces)vs+177 grams (6.2 ounces)3%
Lighter
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)4%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
720x1560 pixelsvs+1125x2436 pixels144%
Higher resolution screen
264 PPIvs+463 PPI75%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
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
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
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
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
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
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

24 Common items in both devices
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
ModelGalaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)iPhone XS (256GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A20s SM-A207FZKDINS (3GB RAM + 32GB)iPhone Xs A1920, A2097, A2098, A2100
Country or region available(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungApple
Release dateOctober, 2019September, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)77.5 x 163.3 millimeters (3.05 x 6.43 in)70.9 x 143.6 millimeters (2.79 x 5.65 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)177 grams (6.2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 12
Firmware updateAndroid 10iOS 14
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450 (14nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processor1.8Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 600MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (244GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)1125x2436 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)264 PPI463 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz60Hz, 625 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
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/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100All models:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A2100 model:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16
VoLTE

A1920/A2100 models:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19,20,25,26,29,30,32,66,71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,46)

A2097 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19, 20,25,26,28,29,30,32,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,46)

A2098 model:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,11,12,13,14, 17, 18, 19, 20,21,25,26,28,29,30,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40, 41,42,46)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
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 A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm
5MP depthf/2.2
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MPf/2.452mm1.0µm
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
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, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Green
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Face ID
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2658 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A20s (SM-A207F/DS 32GB)Apple iPhone XS (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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