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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N) vs OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G vs OnePlus 8 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare OnePlus 8 Pro XSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)16Points
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

40mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
6.78"
AMOLED

1440x3168

48
MP

16mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4510
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)

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-G988N)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)vs8 Pro (256GB)8 Advantages OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1440x3200 pixels1%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x3168 pixels
+6.9"2%
Larger screen
vs6.78"
+(quad camera) 108MP + 48MP + 12MP + 0.3MP54%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 48MP + 8MP + 5MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.33" inches8%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.43" inches
+(front) 40MP151%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+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)
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4510 mAh
+45W50%
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.
vs30W
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
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
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
222 grams (7.77 ounces)vs+199 grams (6.97 ounces)12%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)4%
Thinner
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
509 PPIvs+513 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

37 Common items in both devices
12GB LPDDR5
256GB (222GB available) / 256GB (223GB available)
UFS 3.0
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED / Fluid AMOLED
HDR10+
120Hz
+30 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
ModelGalaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)8 Pro (256GB)
Other model names삼성갤럭시 S20 Ultra 5G SM-G988NZKAKOO (Snapdragon, 12GB RAM)OnePlus 8 Pro 5G (256GB + 12GB RAM)
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungOnePlus
Release dateMarch, 2020April, 2020
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 166.9 millimeters (2.99 x 6.57 in)74.3 x 165.3 millimeters (2.93 x 6.51 in)
Weight222 grams (7.77 ounces)199 grams (6.97 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 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory12GB LPDDR512GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (222GB available)
UFS 3.0
256GB (223GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDFluid AMOLED
Screen size6.9" inches6.78" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~90.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~91% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1440x3168 pixels (19.8:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)509 PPI513 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass
Display features120Hz, HDR10+120Hz, 1300 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps2000/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18
VoLTE

Europe model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46)

America model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)

India model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)

China model:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (78)SA/NSA

Europe model:
(Bands 1, 3, 7, 28, 78)

America model:
(Bands 2, 5, 41, 66, 71)

India model:
(Bands 78)

China model:
(Bands 41, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, 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 networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
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 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
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
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
48MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/2.0"0.8µmPDAF
8MP telephotof/2.41/1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/1.33" inches1/1.43" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)40 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution7296x5472 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel size0.7µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
RadioFMNot 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 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + 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, SBAS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, Cloud White
- 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: Onyx Black, Glacial Green, Ultramarine Blue
- OxygenOS 10.0
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Warp Charge 30T (50% in 23min)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4510 mAh
Charger, watts45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
30W (5V/6A) Fast battery charging
30W Qi wireless charging
3W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G (SM-G988N)OnePlus 8 Pro (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.599W/kg (head) | 1.31W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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