Differences between Galaxy S20 5G models

Last Update date : Dec 30. 2020
Differences between Galaxy S20 models

It’s that special time again - the time when the new Galaxy smartphone is released! And this time, the newest editions are the Galaxy S20 5G, S20+ 5G, S20 Ultra 5G, and S20 FE 5G. Since there are four models, you’re probably wondering what the differences are between them. We have the details for you right here.

Information provided applies to devices sold in Canada. Available screens and settings may vary for smartphones sold in other countries.

Camera

The most dramatic change on the Galaxy S20 5G series is its innovative camera. The new and improved camera will make all of your photos stand out, whether you’re aiming for a professional look or just want to take pictures for fun.

Camera

Here is what comes on the different models:

  • Galaxy S20 FE 5G: A 32MP front camera and 3 cameras on its back. The main lens is 12M, the telephoto lens is 8M (with 3x Hybrid Optical Zoom), and the Ultra-Wide lens is 12M.

  • Galaxy S20 5G: A 10MP front camera and 3 rear cameras. The main lens is 12MP, the telephoto lens is 64MP (with 3x Hybrid Optical Zoom), and the Ultra-Wide lens is 12MP.

  • Galaxy S20+ 5G: A 10MP front camera and 4 rear cameras. The main lens is 12MP, the telephoto lens is 64MP (with 3x Hybrid Optical Zoom), and the Ultra-Wide lens is 12MP. It also has a Time of Flight sensor.

  • Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G: A 40MP front camera and 4 rear cameras. The main lens is 108MP, the telephoto lens is 48MP (with 10x Hybrid Optical Zoom), and the Ultra-Wide lens is 12MP. It also has a Time of Flight sensor.
Screen size

Galaxy smartphones are known for their big, beautiful displays. And with the release of the Galaxy S20 5G series, all four models have screen sizes that are bigger and better than ever before.

Screen size

Here's a comparison:

  • Galaxy S20 FE 5G: The screen size is 6.5 inches in the full rectangle (and 6.3 inches with accounting for the rounded corners).

  • Galaxy S20 5G: The screen size is 6.2 inches.

  • Galaxy S20+ 5G: The screen size is 6.7 inches.

  • Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G: The screen size is 6.9 inches.
Battery

Although each one has a long-lasting battery, the four different Galaxy S20 5G models have varying battery capacity. The higher the number, the more powerful the battery is.

Camera

Here's the battery power of each Galaxy S20 5G model:

  • Galaxy S20 FE 5G: The battery is 4,500 mAH.

  • Galaxy S20 5G: The battery is 4,000 mAH.

  • Galaxy S20+ 5G: The battery is 4,500 mAH.

  • Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G: The battery is 5,000 mAH.

Note: 5000 mAh (typical) battery is only available on Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G. Galaxy S20 5G battery is 4000 mAh (typical), Galaxy S20 FE 5G battery is 4500 mAh (typical) and Galaxy S20+ 5G battery is 4500 mAh (typical). Typical value is tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 3880 mAh for Galaxy S20 5G, 4370 mAh for Galaxy S20 FE 5G, 4370 mAh for Galaxy S20+ 5G, and 4855 mAh for Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.

Memory

All four Galaxy S20 5G models have plenty of memory to help you get your tasks done, or relax with your favorite games.

Memory

Here's a comparison:

  • Galaxy S20 FE 5G: 6GB of RAM on the 128GB model, and 8GB of RAM on the 256GB model.

  • Galaxy S20 5G: 12GB of RAM.

  • Galaxy S20+ 5G: 12GB of RAM.

  • Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G: 12GB of RAM on the 128GB model and 16GB of RAM on the 512GB model.
Network

5G is slowly but surely spreading everywhere and is becoming more commonplace. Because of this, the new Galaxy S20 models are all 5G-compatible.

Network

  • Galaxy S20 FE 5G is compatible with mmWave and sub-6 (mmWave compatibility may vary by carrier).

  • Galaxy S20 5G is compatible with sub-6.

  • Galaxy S20+ 5G is compatible with mmWave and sub-6.

  • Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G is compatible with mmWave and sub-6.

Note: 5G compatibility requires optimal 5G connection. 5G services are only supported in 5G network enabled locations in 5G-ready countries. Actual speed may vary depending on country, carrier, and user environment.

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