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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS) vs Motorola Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G vs Motorola Moto G54 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G54 X Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS) 20Points
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

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12Points Motorola Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB) Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G X
6.5"
IPS

1080x2400

50
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/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 Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)} 20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS) vs Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)} 12 Advantages Motorola Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs8GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (221GB available)113%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (104GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.2
+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+6.7"3%
Larger screen
vs6.5"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP70%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 50MP + 2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+25W25%
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.
vs20W
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP52 certified
2.73GHz 64bit Octa-core (7nm)vs+2.2GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
192 grams (6.72 ounces)vs+180 grams (6.3 ounces)7%
Lighter
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Plastic body, glass front, leather backAdvantage
More resistant material
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
393 PPIvs+405 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 16MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4300 mAhvs+5000 mAh16%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.3 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.3 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

24 Common items in both devices
16 million
1080x2400 pixels
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+17 specs and more in the table below

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

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📱 Model features

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
Other model namesGalaxy Note20 SM-N981B/Dual-SIM (Exynos)Lenovo Moto G54 5G (XT2343-3-DS)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
China
China
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release date8/21/2020, Announced: 8/5/20209/5/2023
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.2 x 161.6 millimeters (2.96 x 6.36 in)73.82 x 161.56 millimeters (2.91 x 6.36 in)
Weight192 grams (6.72 ounces)180 grams (6.3 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front, leather back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing

📲 Display

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLED PlusTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.7" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Refresh rate60Hz120Hz
Display featuresHDR10+
Always-On Display
Touch Sampling Rate: 240Hz

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 13
Firmware updateAndroid 13feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 2.5 / 3.1 / 4.1 / 5.0My UX

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit: Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit: MediaTek Dimensity 7020 (6nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
2x 2.73GHz Mongoose M5 (Dual-core)
2x 2.5GHz ARM Cortex-A76 (Dual-core)
4x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A78 (Quad-core)
4x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11 (800MHz)IMG BXM-8-256 (900MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 432727 (v9), 399008 (v10)
Geekbench: 1918 (v5), 2346 (v6)
GFXBench: 18fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-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 / Upload5000/1024 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 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
LTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 77, 78)SA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephoto f/2.027mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS3x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawide f/2.2120°13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
(dual camera)
50 megapixels
2MP macro f/2.41.75µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixel0.61µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Stereo sound with dual speakers
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
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

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.3 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4300 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Wired fast charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
20W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless charging15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging
Not supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Mystic Gray, Mystic Green, Mystic Bronze, Mystic Red, Mystic Blue
• Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
• Bixby
• Samsung Wireless DeX
• Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
• Stylus pen (Bluetooth integration)
• Colors: Midnight Blue, Mint Green, Red

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B/DS)Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.684W/kg (head), 1.368W/kg (body)feature not registered
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