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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus XSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)13Points
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

40mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra X
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (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 (SM-G988B/DS)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)vsGalaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
+12GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs12GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1440x3200 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x3040 pixels
+6.9"8%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(quad camera) 108MP + 48MP + 12MP + 0.3MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP
+1/1.33" inches92%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 40MP121%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+5000 mAh22%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4100 mAh
+45W2 times
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.
vs15W
+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)
+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
2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
128GB (104GB available)vs+1TB (966GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
220 grams (7.7 ounces)vs+198 grams (6.93 ounces)11%
Lighter
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
Aluminum frame, glass front/backvs+Ceramic body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
509 PPIvs+526 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

39 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
16 million
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
+32 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
ModelGalaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
Other model namesGalaxy S20 Ultra 4G-LTE SM-G988B/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 12GB RAM)Galaxy S10+ Ceramic (Snapdragon) G975U, Samsung Beyond 2
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2020March, 2019
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 166.9 millimeters (2.99 x 6.57 in)74.1 x 157.6 millimeters (2.92 x 6.2 in)
Weight220 grams (7.7 ounces)198 grams (6.93 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backCeramic body, glass front
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 (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (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 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G77 MP11Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory12GB LPDDR512GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
1TB (966GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.9" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~90.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)509 PPI526 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 6
Display features120Hz, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
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/upload2000/150 Mbps2000/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, 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 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
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 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
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 (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
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)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.33" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm 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 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
Front camera (secondary)40 megapixels(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depthf/2.222mm
Front camera resolution7296x5472 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.7µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
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 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
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 connector3.5mm jack
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 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
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
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
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: Ceramic black, Ceramic white
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- 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 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4100 mAh
Charger, watts45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (SM-G988B/DS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 1TB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.74W/kg (head) | 1.12W/kg (body)1.11W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.319W/kg (head) | 1.557W/kg (body)feature not registered
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