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Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus 5G XSamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)02Points
Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

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05PointsSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus X
Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)

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-G985F/DS)2 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)vsGalaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
+186 grams (6.51 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+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) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(dedicated slot)
2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB LPDDR5vs+12GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
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
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

54 Common items in both devices
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
+47 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
ModelGalaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 Plus 4G-LTE G985F/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 8GB RAM)Galaxy S20 Plus 5G (Snapdragon, 12GB RAM) - Unlocked
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2020March, 2020
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.7 x 161.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.37 in)73.7 x 161.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.37 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)188 grams (6.58 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+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
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 LPDDR512GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~90.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~90.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)524 PPI524 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 6
Display features120Hz, HDR10+120Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
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) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload2000/200 Mbps5000/200 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 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (2, 5, 41, 66, 71)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
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-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
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
(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
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.76" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.8µm 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 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 S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
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" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
RadioNot supportedFM
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+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
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 (under display)
ANT+
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
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20+ (SM-G985F/DS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986U1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.72W/kg (head) | 1.03W/kg (body)1.08W/kg (head) | 1.02W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.376W/kg (head) | 1.57W/kg (body)feature not registered
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