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Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A70 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra XSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)05Points
Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

32
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
23PointsSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy A70 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!

Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)vsGalaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
+183 grams (6.41 ounces)20%
Lighter
vs220 grams (7.7 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)11%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core33%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
393 PPIvs+509 PPI30%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.7"vs+6.9"3%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 32MP + 8MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 108MP + 48MP + 12MP + 0.3MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
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
(front) 32MPvs+(front) 40MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4500 mAhvs+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
25Wvs+45W80%
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.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
128GB (108GB available) / 128GB (104GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Super AMOLED / Dynamic AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
ModelGalaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy A70 SM-A705MN/Dual-Sim NFCGalaxy S20 Ultra 4G-LTE SM-G988B/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 12GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)BrazilPhilippinesNew ZealandSingapore
(Latin America), Brazil, Philippines, New Zealand, Singapore
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2019March, 2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 164.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.47 in)76 x 166.9 millimeters (2.99 x 6.57 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)220 grams (7.7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SDM675 (11nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 460 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 460 Silver
Octa-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 612 845MhzARM Mali-G77 MP11
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (108GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~86% (screen-to-body ratio)~90.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI509 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload600/50 Mbps2000/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
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+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
32 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.212mm123º
5MP depthf/2.2
(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 resolution6528x4896 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.33" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
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 A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels40 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.7µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- Infinity U display
- Glasstic back panel
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, 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 supplySamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.327W/kg (head) | 0.701W/kg (body)0.74W/kg (head) | 1.12W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.349W/kg (head) | 1.475W/kg (body)0.319W/kg (head) | 1.557W/kg (body)
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