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Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS) vs HTC One M9 (32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 vs HTC One M9 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare HTC One M9 XSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)29Points
Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
HTC One M9 (32GB)
5"
SLCD3

1080x1920

20.2
MP

4.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2840
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/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 (SM-G980F/DS)29 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)vsOne M9 (32GB)4 Advantages HTC One M9 (32GB)
+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR5167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+128GB (104GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)22%
Thinner
vs9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT Super LCD 3
+1440x3200 pixels122%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+566 PPI28%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs441 PPI
+6.2"24%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20.2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+1/1.76" inches36%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.4" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 10MP146%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 4.1MP
+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 5.0.2 Lollipop
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
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
+4000 mAh41%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2840 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+157 grams (5.5 ounces)4%
Lighter
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / Autofocus
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
ModelGalaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)One M9 (32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 4G-LTE G980F/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 8GB RAM) - GlobalHTC M9, HTC M9u, HTC One M9u, HTC Hima
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
feature not registered
BrandSamsungHTC
Release dateMarch, 2020March, 2015
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)69.1 x 151.7 millimeters (2.72 x 5.97 in)69.7 x 144.6 millimeters (2.74 x 5.69 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30minWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)
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, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11Qualcomm Adreno 430
RAM memory8GB LPDDR53GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
32GB (21GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT Super LCD 3
Screen size6.2" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)566 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 4
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/200 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
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 Cat6 700/800/850/1800/900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,28), TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
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 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
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
20.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels5376x3752 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.76" inches1/2.4" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
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 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels4.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels2688x1520 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Micro-B USB MHL-3
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
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
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: Black, Gray, Pink, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HTC Sense 7.0 UI
- HTC BlinkFeed
- Dolby Audio
- Google Drive 100GB
- Quick Charge 2.0: 60% in 30min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2840 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registered24120 minutes | 402 hours | 16.8 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)HTC One M9 (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.76W/kg (head) | 1.01W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.279W/kg (head) | 1.525W/kg (body)0.56W/kg (head) | 0.35W/kg (body)
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