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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860) vs Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G vs Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom XSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)27Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3088

108
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsAsus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G X
Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

12
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)

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 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)vsZenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)7 Advantages Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
+3.09Ghz 64bit Octa-Core34%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR52 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+256GB (221GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (54GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum body, glass front
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+1440x3088 pixels114%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+494 PPI23%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs401 PPI
+6.9"25%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(triple camera) 108MP + 12MP + 12MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.33" inches88%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.5" inches
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps32 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+25W150%
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.
vs10W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
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
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
208 grams (7.28 ounces)vs+170 grams (5.95 ounces)22%
Lighter
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 13MP27%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
4500 mAhvs+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization / OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
Other model names三星Galaxy Note20 Ultra SM-N9860 Dual-SIM (Snapdragon)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom ZE553KL (64GB + 4GB RAM), Zenfone Zoom
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
BrazilChinaUSAPhilippinesHong KongIndiaJapanMexicoSingaporeTaiwan(Global, International)
Brazil, China, USA, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Taiwan, (Global, International)
BrandSamsungAsus
Release dateAugust, 2020January, 2017
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 164.8 millimeters (3.04 x 6.49 in)77 x 154.3 millimeters (3.03 x 6.07 in)
Weight208 grams (7.28 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
3.09Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory12GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (54GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.9" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~92.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3088 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)494 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, 1500 nits, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
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/upload5000/200 Mbps150/50 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Global:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

India/Indonesia:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/2100

USA/Brazil:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

China:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

Taiwan/HongKong/Japan/SG/PH:
TD-SCDMA 190
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

India/Indonesia version:
LTE (Bands 1,3,5,8)

USA/Brazil version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,28)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)

Taiwan/Japan/HongKong/Singapore/Philippines version:
LTE (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,18,19,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (41, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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 Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
108 megapixels
12MP periscope telephotof/3.0120mm1.0µmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom50x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2120º13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MPf/2.859mm
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 24 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/1.33" inches1/2.5" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- 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
- Colors: Black, Silver, Rose Gold
- ASUS ZenUI 3.0
- 2.5D glass screen
- 500nits brightness screen
- Sony IMX362 back camera sensor
- Sony IMX214 front camera sensor
- DTS sound enhancement
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- 100GB Google Drive
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
10W Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2880 minutes | 48 hours | 2 days
Standbyfeature not registered60480 minutes | 1008 hours | 42 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Asus Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL 64GB)
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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