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Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A71 5G vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra XSamsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)05Points
Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
22PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy A71 5G X
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3088

108
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/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 A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)vsGalaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
+185 grams (6.48 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
+(front) 32MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core35%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
128GB (106GB available)vs+256GB (221GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1440x3088 pixels72%
Higher resolution screen
393 PPIvs+494 PPI26%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.7"vs+6.9"3%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 12MP + 12MP53%
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
1/1.72" inchesvs+1/1.33" inches29%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
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, USB OTG On-The-Govs+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

34 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Super AMOLED Plus / 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
+27 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
ModelGalaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy A71 5G SM-A716B/Dual-SIMGalaxy Note20 Ultra 4G-LTE SM-N985F/Dual-SIM (Exynos)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMay, 2020August, 2020
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.5 x 162.5 millimeters (2.97 x 6.4 in)77.2 x 164.8 millimeters (3.04 x 6.49 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)208 grams (7.28 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backStainless 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 A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 980 Octa (8nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A77
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
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 controllerARM Mali-G76 MP5ARM Mali-G77 MP11
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLED PlusDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1440x3088 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI494 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass Victus
Display features60Hz120Hz, 1500 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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)
Maximum download/upload2000/200 Mbps2000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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 networkSA/NSA (41, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, 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 A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/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 A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
(triple camera)
108 megapixels
12MP periscope telephotof/3.0120mm1.0µmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom50x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2120º13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/1.33" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm 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 A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
RadioFM (RDS)Not 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 A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 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 A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube Sliver, Prism Cube Blue
- One UI 2
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Mystic Black, Mystic Bronze, Mystic White
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2.5
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung Wireless DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Stylus pen (Bluetooth integration)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W 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 A71 5G (SM-A716B/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.24W/kg (head) | 1.53W/kg (body)0.315W/kg (head) | 1.47W/kg (body)
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