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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS) vs Asus ROG Phone 5s

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G vs Asus ROG Phone 5s phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus ROG Phone 5s XSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)21Points
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

40mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Asus ROG Phone 5s
6.78"
AMOLED

1080x2448

64
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/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 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)vsROG Phone 5s9 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 5s
+12GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs8GB LPDDR5
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+222 grams (7.77 ounces)8%
Lighter
vs239 grams (8.37 ounces)
+8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)12%
Thinner
vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+1440x3200 pixels74%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2448 pixels
+509 PPI29%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+6.9"2%
Larger screen
vs6.78"
+(quad camera) 108MP + 48MP + 12MP + 0.3MP105%
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
+1/1.33" inches30%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.73" inches
+(front) 40MP68%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 24MP
+(5G SA/NSA) 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
+BarometerAdvantage
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+3GHz 64bit Octa-Core21%
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
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
5000 mAhvs+6000 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
45Wvs+65W44%
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+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

30 Common items in both devices
128GB (104GB available)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10+
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+23 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
ModelGalaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)ROG Phone 5s
Other model namesGalaxy S20 Ultra 5G SM-G988B/Dual-Sim (Snapdragon, 12GB RAM)Asus ROG Phone 5s ZS676KS
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungAsus
Release date3/6/2020, Announced: 2/11/20208/24/2021, Announced: 8/16/2021
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 166.9 millimeters (2.99 x 6.57 in)77 x 173 millimeters (3.03 x 6.81 in)
Weight222 grams (7.77 ounces)239 grams (8.37 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
System versionAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 2.5 / 3.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ (SM8350-AC) (5nm)
CPUOcta-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:
3GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11 (800MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 415976 (v7), 514485 (v8)
Geekbench: 12191 (v4.4), 2697 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 21fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
RAM memory12GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.9" inches6.78" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~90.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x2448 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)509 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass Victus
Display features120Hz
HDR10+
Always-On Display
120Hz@FHD
60Hz@QHD
144Hz, 800nits[typ], 1200nits[peak]
HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
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/upload5000/1024 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
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, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 77, 78)SA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 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, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
108 megapixels
48MP periscope telephotof/3.5103mm1/2.0"0.8µmPDAFOIS4x-optical-zoom10x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
0.3MP TOF 3Df/1.0
(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.411mm125°
5MP macrof/2.0
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.33" inches1/1.73" inches
Pixel size0.8µm 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 sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Front camera (secondary)40 megapixels24 megapixels
Front camera resolution7296x5472 pixels5632x4224 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.7µm pixel0.9µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh6000 mAh
Charger, watts45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
65W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 5
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, Cloud White
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Colors: Phantom Black, Storm White
- ROG UI
- Stereo dual-speakers
- Sony IMX686 sensor on back camera
- Dirac HD sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AirTrigger 5: physical gaming triggers
- Aero case
- AeroActive Cooler 5
- RGB light panel on the back

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988B/DS)Asus ROG Phone 5s
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.74W/kg (head), 1.12W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.66W/kg (head), 1.557W/kg (body)feature not registered
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