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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB) vs Samsung W21 5G

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G vs Samsung W21 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung W21 5G XSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)13Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3088

108
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Samsung W21 5G
7.6"
AMOLED

1768x2208

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)

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-N986U 128GB)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)vsW21 5G5 Advantages Samsung W21 5G
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+208 grams (7.28 ounces)36%
Lighter
vs282 grams (9.87 ounces)
+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsAluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass back
+1440x3088 pixels14%
Higher resolution screen
vs1768x2208 pixels
+494 PPI33%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs372 PPI
+(triple camera) 108MP + 12MP + 12MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 12MP
+1/1.33" inches32%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.76" inches
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs5G SA/NSA
+(5G NR) 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
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
128GB (103GB available)vs+512GB (455GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 3.0vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)17%
Thinner
6.9"vs+7.6"10%
Larger screen
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

43 Common items in both devices
3.09Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
12GB LPDDR5
Dynamic AMOLED / Flexible Super AMOLED
HDR10+
120Hz
16 million
LED flash
+36 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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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
ModelGalaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)W21 5G
Other model namesGalaxy Note20 Ultra SM-N986U (Snapdragon) - US Carriers三星W21 5G SM-W2021 (China Telecom edition)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
China
China
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2020November, 2020
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 164.8 millimeters (3.04 x 6.49 in)128.2 x 159.2 millimeters (5.05 x 6.27 in)
Weight208 grams (7.28 ounces)282 grams (9.87 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front/backAluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250 (7nm)
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:
3.09Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory12GB LPDDR512GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (103GB available)
UFS 3.0
512GB (455GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDFlexible Super AMOLED
Screen size6.9" inches7.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~92.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3088 pixels1768x2208 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)494 PPI372 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass Victus
Display features120Hz, 1500 nits, HDR10+120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps2000/1024 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (2, 5, 41, 66, 71)
mmWave (260, 261)
Sub6 (1, 28, 41, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
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-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
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)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.6"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123º12mm1.12µm
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.33" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 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 size1/3.2" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
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-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 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/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
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
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
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: Gold
- One UI 3.1
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung Wireless DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Cover camera: 10MP (f/2.2)
- Cover 6.23" display: S-AMOLED, Gorilla Glass Victus, (816x2260px)
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
11W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1860 minutes | 31 hours | 1.3 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 128GB)Samsung W21 5G
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.83W/kg (head) | 1.04W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.859W/kg (head) | 1.453W/kg (body)
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