Galaxy S20 Vs iPhone 12

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Galaxy S20
Galaxy S20 Starting from €238.00
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iPhone 12
iPhone 12 Starting from €290.80
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How they compare

Customer reviews

Galaxy S20 iPhone 12
Average
4.3/5
(1493)
4.1/5
(10451)

Design

Galaxy S20 iPhone 12
Width 69.1 mm 71.5 mm
Height 151.7 mm 147.7 mm
Weight 163 g 164 g
Thickness 7.9 mm 7.4 mm
Volume 82.81 cm³ 78.15 cm³

Screen

Galaxy S20 iPhone 12
Resolution 1440 x 3200 px 1170 x 2532 px
Density 566 ppi 460 ppi
Size 6.2 inches 6.1 inches

Battery

Galaxy S20 iPhone 12
Battery capacity 4000 mAh* 2815 mAh*
Removable battery No No
Wireless charging Yes Yes
Fast charging Yes Yes
Ultra power saving mode Yes Yes

*Refurbished devices sold on Back Market offer at least 85% of this maximum power

Performances

Galaxy S20 iPhone 12
Maximum storage 128 GB 256 GB
External memory slot Yes No
RAM capacity 8 GB 4 GB
5G support Yes Yes
LTE support Yes Yes

Camera

Galaxy S20 iPhone 12
Front camera resolution 10 MP 12 MP
Main camera resolution 64 MP 12 MP
Multi lens Yes Yes
Optical zoom Yes Yes
Flash Yes Yes
Optical stabilization Yes Yes
Slow motion video Yes Yes
Main camera video resolution 3240 px 2160 px

Audio

Galaxy S20 iPhone 12
Stereo speakers Yes Yes
3.5mm jack socket No No
Radio No No
Number of microphones 2 2

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iPhone 12 vs Samsung S20 Comparison

iPhone 12 vs Samsung S20: which one has the better screen?

The iPhone 12 and the Samsung S20 are direct competitors, one on iOS and the other on Android. Both smartphones have AMOLED screens, the best display technology at the time of writing. But there are still differences between the two screens: the Samsung S20's screen is larger, at 6.2 inches, compared to the iPhone 12's 6.1. And that's not all, the S20 also has a better resolution, with 1440 x 3200 pixels against 1170 x 2532 pixels for the iPhone 12.

To go into a bit more detail, the Samsung S20 is HDR compatible, while the iPhone 12's screen has Dolby Vision. What's the difference? Well, both do have perfectly rendered colours and deep blacks. So it's very difficult to give one technology the edge over the other. If we had to choose, we would still go for Dolby Vision, since the iPhone 12 can additionally capture footage in Dolby Vision, which is a rare feat.

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