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

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra X03Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

32
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A70 X27Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

40mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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!


03 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)vsGalaxy S20 Ultra
 21%21%
+Lighter
183 grams (6.41 ounces)vs221 grams (7.74 ounces)
 11%11%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Galaxy S20 UltravsGalaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
 38%38%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
12GB LPDDR4Xvs6GB LPDDR4X
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.1vseMMC 5.1
Advantage
+More resistant material
Stainless steel body, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3200 pixelsvs1080x2400 pixels
 30%30%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
509 PPIvs393 PPI
 3%3%
+Larger screen
6.9"vs6.7"
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(quad camera) 108MP + 48MP + 12MP + 0.04MPvs(triple camera) 32MP + 8MP + 5MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 13%13%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.7 (aperture)
 25%25%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 40MPvs(front) 32MP
 2 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
6K UHD (7680x3240 pixels)vs4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
Advantage
+The 5G network is newer and faster
5Gvs4G+ LTE-A
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(5G) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
 11%11%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs4500 mAh
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.1 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.1 version A2DP/LEvs5.0 version A2DP/LE
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

28 Common items in both devices
128GB (108GB user available) / 128GB (107GB user available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Super AMOLED / Dynamic AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display)
Face unlock
ANT+
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass 6
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
ModelGalaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Galaxy S20 Ultra
Also known asGalaxy A70 SM-A705MN/Dual-Sim NFCSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
Country or region availableLatin AmericaBrazilPhilippinesNew ZealandSingaporeVarious (International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2019April, 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 167 millimeters (2.99 x 6.57 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)221 grams (7.74 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassStainless steel body, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SDM675 (11nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SDM865 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 460 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 460 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 612 845MhzQualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (108GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (107GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
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)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels1440x3200 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI509 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 6
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
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 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G 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 (Bands )
TD-LTE (Bands )

5G SA/NSA/Sub6
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, 5G-NR
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload600/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Main camera(triple camera)
32 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm 123º)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
(quad camera)
108 megapixels
48MP telephoto (PDAF, OIS, 10x opt-zoom)
12MP ultrawide (AF Super Steady video)
0.04MP TOF (Time-of-Flight)
Main camera resolution6528x4896 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps6K UHD (7680x3240 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Front camera32 megapixels40 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
RadioFMFM
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
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.1 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
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
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- Infinity U display
- Glasstic back panel
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black and other colors
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 20:9 ratio, 120Hz, HDR10+ display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- Wireless charging: 15W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity4500 mAh5000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)25W45W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.327 W/Kg (head) | 0.701 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.349 W/Kg (head) | 1.475 W/Kg (body)feature not registered