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Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 5G vs Samsung Galaxy S10e phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S10e XSamsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)17Points
Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSamsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 5G X
Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
5.8"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/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 S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)vsGalaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1440x3200 pixels87%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2280 pixels
+566 PPI30%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs435 PPI
+6.2"7%
Larger screen
vs5.8"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+1/1.76" inches45%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps
+4000 mAh29%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3100 mAh
+25W67%
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.
vs15W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+150 grams (5.25 ounces)9%
Lighter
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores

40 Common items in both devices
128GB (104GB available) / 128GB (109GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
16 million
+33 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
ModelGalaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 SM-G981B/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 12GB RAM) - GlobalGalaxy S10E (Exynos) G970F/Dual-Sim 6GB RAM
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Latin America)(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Latin America), (Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2020March, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)69.1 x 151.7 millimeters (2.72 x 5.97 in)69.9 x 142.2 millimeters (2.75 x 5.6 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)150 grams (5.25 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.73Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.7Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M4
2.3Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11ARM Mali-G76 MP12
RAM memory12GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
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 S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches5.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x2280 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)566 PPI435 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 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
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps2000/150 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 77, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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 S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 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 S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
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/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
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/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot 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 S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + 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
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 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
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, Cloud White, Aura Red
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Prism Black, White, Green, Blue, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3100 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomy1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20 5G (SM-G981B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10e (SM-G970F/DS 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.557W/kg (head) | 0.703W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.382W/kg (head) | 1.525W/kg (body)0.582W/kg (head) | 1.575W/kg (body)
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