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Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS) vs Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus vs Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix XSamsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)20Points
Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus X
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/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+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)vsROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)11 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+186 grams (6.51 ounces)29%
Lighter
vs240 grams (8.4 ounces)
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)26%
Thinner
vs9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+1440x3200 pixels82%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+524 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs391 PPI
+6.7"2%
Larger screen
vs6.59"
+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP + 0.3MP8%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+(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 10
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+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)
+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 3.1 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
2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
UFS 3.0vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
120Hzvs+144Hz20%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1/1.76" inchesvs+1/1.72" inches2%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 24MP137%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4500 mAhvs+6000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
25Wvs+30W20%
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+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

29 Common items in both devices
8GB LPDDR5
128GB (104GB available) / 128GB (100GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10+
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
+22 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 S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
ModelGalaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 Plus BTS Edition 4G-LTE (Exynos, 8GB RAM)Asus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS Strix edition (8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungAsus
Release dateMarch, 2020July, 2020
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)73.7 x 161.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.37 in)78 x 171 millimeters (3.07 x 6.73 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)240 grams (8.4 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 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
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:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11Qualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory8GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (100GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.59" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~90.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)524 PPI391 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 6
Display features120Hz, HDR10+144Hz, 650 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
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) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/200 Mbps5000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 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 networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-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 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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 S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
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+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
0.3MP TOF 3Df/1.0
(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4125º11mm
5MP macrof/2.0
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inches1/1.72" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital 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 S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels5632x4224 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 lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.9µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
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+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
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 connectorType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + 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, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
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
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud White, Aura Red, Aura Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Galaxy Buds+
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black glare
- ROG UI (Republic Of Gamers)
- Always-On display
- DTS:X stereo speakers (2 amplifiers)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AeroActive Cooler 3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
30W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 3/4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20+ BTS (SM-G985F/DS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.72W/kg (head) | 1.03W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.376W/kg (head) | 1.57W/kg (body)feature not registered
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