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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860) vs Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G vs Xiaomi Mi 11 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi 11 XSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)17Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3088

108
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
6.81"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4600
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)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)vsMi 11 (128GB)12 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
+12GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs8GB LPDDR5
+256GB (221GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (106GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, glass front/back
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+6.9"1%
Larger screen
vs6.81"
+(triple camera) 108MP + 12MP + 12MP5%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 108MP + 13MP + 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(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
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+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
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
3.09Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
UFS 3.0vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
208 grams (7.28 ounces)vs+196 grams (6.86 ounces)6%
Lighter
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+8.06 millimeters (0.32 inches)1%
Thinner
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1440x3088 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels4%
Higher resolution screen
494 PPIvs+515 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 20MP98%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4500 mAhvs+4600 mAh2%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
25Wvs+55W120%
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.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

32 Common items in both devices
HDR10+
120Hz
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
1/1.33" inches
+25 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Mi 11 (128GB)
Other model names三星Galaxy Note20 Ultra SM-N9860 Dual-SIM (Snapdragon)Xiaomi Mi 11 (back glass version) + 8GB RAM
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
China
China
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateAugust, 2020January, 2021
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.06 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 164.8 millimeters (3.04 x 6.49 in)74.6 x 164.3 millimeters (2.94 x 6.47 in)
Weight208 grams (7.28 ounces)196 grams (6.86 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
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)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
3.09Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 660 840Mhz
RAM memory12GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (106GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.9" inches6.81" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~92.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3088 pixels1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)494 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass Victus
Display features120Hz, 1500 nits, HDR10+120Hz, 1500 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
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
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (41, 78, 79)SA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
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 Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
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
(triple camera)
108 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4123º1/3.06"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.41/5.0"1.12µm
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.33" inches1/1.33" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/3.4" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
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 Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
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, White, Blue, Purple, Khaki
- MIUI 12.5
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Harman Kardon sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4600 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
55W Fast battery charging
50W Qi wireless charging
10W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N9860)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
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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