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Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)

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

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Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)
6.81"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4600
mAh

(Non removable)

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12PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)Compare Xiaomi Mi 11 X
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)

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!

Mi 11 (128GB)17 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)vsGalaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core13%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.0
+8.06 millimeters (0.32 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1440x3200 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+515 PPI31%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+6.81"2%
Larger screen
vs6.7"
+(triple camera) 108MP + 13MP + 5MP43%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+1/1.33" inches32%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.76" inches
+(front) 20MP98%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+4600 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4300 mAh
+55W120%
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)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
128GB (106GB available)vs+256GB (221GB available)108%
More internal storage for applications and files
196 grams (6.86 ounces)vs+192 grams (6.72 ounces)2%
Lighter
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
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) 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 SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
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.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
8GB LPDDR5
HDR10+
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
8K UHD (7680x4320)
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
ModelMi 11 (128GB)Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
Other model namesXiaomi Mi 11 (back glass version) + 8GB RAMGalaxy Note20 SM-N981B Single-SIM (Exynos)
Country or region availableChina
China
AustraliaNew Zealand
Australia, New Zealand
BrandXiaomiSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2021August, 2020
Depth8.06 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)74.6 x 164.3 millimeters (2.94 x 6.47 in)75.2 x 161.6 millimeters (2.96 x 6.36 in)
Weight196 grams (6.86 ounces)192 grams (6.72 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Xiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
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 controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzARM Mali-G77 MP11
RAM memory8GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 3.1
256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size6.81" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI393 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Display features120Hz, 1500 nits, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps5000/200 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
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 networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, 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 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
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
CameraXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
108 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4123º1/3.06"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.41/5.0"1.12µm
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.027mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS3x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2120º13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.33" inches1/1.76" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 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
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
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
ConnectivityXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Purple, Khaki
- MIUI 12.5
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Harman Kardon sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Mystic Gray, Mystic Green, Mystic Bronze, Mystic Red, Mystic Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2.5
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung Wireless DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Stylus pen (Bluetooth integration)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4600 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts55W Fast battery charging
50W Qi wireless charging
10W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateXiaomi Mi 11 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981B)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.684W/kg (head) | 1.368W/kg (body)
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