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Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G X Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB) 08Points
6.55"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

4250
mAh

(Non removable)

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26Points Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB) Compare Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE X
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3088

108
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

Octa-core

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)

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!

11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)} 8 Advantages Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB) vs Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)} 26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
+158 grams (5.53 ounces)32%
Lighter
vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
+6.81 millimeters (0.27 inches)19%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+(front) 20MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+33W32%
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.
vs25W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)vs+3.09GHz 64bit Octa-core (7nm)4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (103GB available)vs+512GB (458GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.2vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Aluminum frame, glass front/backvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
AMOLEDvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
90Hzvs+120Hz33%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1440x3088 pixels72%
Higher resolution screen
402 PPIvs+494 PPI23%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.55"vs+6.9"5%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 12MP + 12MP71%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
1/1.97" inchesvs+1/1.33" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbpsvs+(5G Sub6) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+UWB (Ultra Wide Band)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
4250 mAhvs+4500 mAh6%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C, 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.
IP53 certifiedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

24 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Dolby Vision/HDR10+ / HDR10+
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
Android 13
5G SA/NSA / 5G Sub6
+17 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
ModelXiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
Other model namesXiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (2109119DG) New EditionGalaxy Note20 Ultra SM-N986U (Snapdragon) - US Carriers
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release date10/2/2021, Announced: 9/15/20218/21/2020, Announced: 8/5/2020
Depth6.81 millimeters (0.27 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.73 x 160.53 millimeters (2.98 x 6.32 in)77.2 x 164.8 millimeters (3.04 x 6.49 in)
Weight158 grams (5.53 ounces)208 grams (7.28 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

📲 Display

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
Display typeAMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.55" inches6.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1440x3088 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI494 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass Victus
Refresh rate90Hz120Hz
Display features500nits[typ], 800nits[peak]
Dolby Vision/HDR10+
1500nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
120Hz@FHD
60Hz@QHD

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 10
Firmware updateAndroid 13Android 13
User InterfaceMIUI 12.5 / 13 / 14One UI 2.5 / 3.1 / 4.1 / 5.0

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (SM7325) (6nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ (SM8250-AB) (7nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.4GHz ARM Cortex-A78 (Single-core)
3x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A78 (Triple-core)
4x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 3 processors:
1x 3.09GHz Kryo 585 (Single-core)
3x 2.42GHz Kryo 585 (Triple-core)
4x 1.8GHz Kryo 585 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 642L (550MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 650 (250-646MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 527663 (v9)
Geekbench: 2832 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 28fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 508760 (v8)
Geekbench: 2603 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 42fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (103GB available)
UFS 2.2
512GB (458GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
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)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload2000/1024 Mbps5000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 26, 38, 41, 66, 77, 78)SA/NSA/Sub6 (2, 5, 41, 66, 71)
mmWave (260, 261)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ANot supported

📷 Camera

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawide f/2.2119°1/4"1.12µm
5MP telephoto macro f/2.450mm1/5"1.12µmAF
(triple camera)
108 megapixels
12MP periscope telephoto f/3.0120mm1.0µmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom50x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawide f/2.2120°13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.97" inches1/1.33" inches
Pixel size0.7µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras4K@30fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@120fps (slow motion)
720p@960fps (slow motion)
4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution5952x3348 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.4" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
LoudspeakerStereo soundStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.0 + 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] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
UWB (Ultra Wide Band)
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4250 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts33W Wired fast charging25W Wired fast charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supported15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
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: Truffle Black, Bubblegum Blue, Peach Pink, Snowflake White
• Google Pay
• Colors: Mystic Black, Mystic Bronze, Mystic White
• Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
• Bixby
• Samsung Wireless DeX
• Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
• Stylus pen (Bluetooth integration)

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (Global 128GB/6GB)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G (SM-N986U 512GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.09W/kg (head), 1.05W/kg (body)0.83W/kg (head), 1.04W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.59W/kg (head), 0.95W/kg (body)feature not registered
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