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Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 XSamsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)06Points
Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2550
mAh

(Non removable)

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25PointsSamsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy S6 X
Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
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 S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)6 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)vsGalaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
+138 grams (4.83 ounces)18%
Lighter
vs163 grams (5.71 ounces)
+6.8 millimeters (0.27 inches)16%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+576 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs566 PPI
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
2.1GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.73GHz 64bit Octa-Core43%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR5167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (24GB available)vs+128GB (104GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.0vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
1440x2560 pixelsvs+1440x3200 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
5.1"vs+6.2"22%
Larger screen
(back) 16MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP5 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
1/2.6" inchesvs+1/1.76" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 10MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2550 mAhvs+4000 mAh57%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+25W67%
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+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
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+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
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Super AMOLED / Dynamic AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
+23 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
ModelGalaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy S6 G920F, Samsung Zero FGalaxy S20 4G-LTE G980F/Dual-Sim (Exynos, 8GB RAM) - Global
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date4/10/20153/6/2020
Depth6.8 millimeters (0.27 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)70.5 x 143.4 millimeters (2.78 x 5.65 in)69.1 x 151.7 millimeters (2.72 x 5.97 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
System versionAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.1GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.73GHz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T760 MP8ARM Mali-G77 MP11 (800MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR5
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)
UFS 2.0
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size5.1" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~88.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x3200 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)576 PPI566 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz
HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps2000/200 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)LTE 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
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
Main camera resolution5312x2988 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/4.1" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.34µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2550 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy17 hours20 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
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: Black, Blue, White, Gold
- Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- S-Voice natural language
- OneDrive 115GB
- ANT+
- 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)

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S6 (SM-G920F 32GB)Samsung Galaxy S20 (SM-G980F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.15W/kg (head), 1.16W/kg (body)0.76W/kg (head), 1.01W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.382W/kg (head), 0.499W/kg (body)0.279W/kg (head), 1.525W/kg (body)
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