Galaxy S20 5G vs Galaxy S21 5G

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Moving from the Galaxy S20 5G to the Galaxy S21 will bring a boost in overall performance. The performance boost is due to the Snapdragon 888 processor found in the Galaxy S21. The S20 5G is powered by a Snapdragon 865 processor. The S20 5G has 12GB of RAM, whereas the S21 has 8GB of RAM, but the S21 has up to 256GB of storage, which is in addition to a 128GB model. Both models have a 4000 mAh battery, support for 5G networks, and a 6.2-inch display. The S20 5G display is a Quad HD+ at 3200 x 1440, and the S21 display is an FHD+ at 2400 x 1080. The S21 has a 10MP (f/2.2) camera on the front and a triple camera array with a 12MP (f/1.8) wide, 12MP (f/2.2) ultrawide, and a 64MP (f/2.0) telephoto on the back.

Price Comparison

Galaxy S20 5G vs Galaxy S21 5G Pricing

Galaxy S20 5G prices start at $289, which is cheaper than the Galaxy S21 5G low price of $307.

Specs Comparison

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Size

Size Galaxy S20 5G Galaxy S21 5G
Width 69 mm 2.7 inches 71 mm 2.8 inches
Height 152 mm 6.0 inches 152 mm 6.0 inches
Depth 9 mm 0.4 inches 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 163 g 5.8 ounces 170 g 6.0 ounces

Camera

Camera Galaxy S20 5G Galaxy S21 5G
Primary 12.2 MP 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024 4032x3024

Screen

Display Galaxy S20 5G Galaxy S21 5G
Resolution 1440x3200 1080x2400
Screen Size 158 mm 6.2 in 158 mm 6.2 in
Pixels Per Inch 566 ppi 424 ppi

Battery

Battery Galaxy S20 5G Galaxy S21 5G
Capacity 4000 mAh 4000 mAh
Longevity 17 hours 15 hours
USB USB-C USB-C

Processing

Processor Galaxy S20 5G Galaxy S21 5G
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G SM8250 (Kona) Samsung Exynos 2100 5G S5E9840

Color Choices

Galaxy S20 5G

Available in 4 colors:

  • Cloud Blue
  • Cloud White
  • Gray
  • Pink

Which Galaxy S20 5G color should you buy?

Galaxy S21 5G

Available in 4 colors:

  • Gray
  • Pink
  • Violet
  • White

Which color Galaxy S21 5G is the most popular?

Galaxy S20 5G vs Galaxy S21 5G Colors

The Galaxy S20 5G introduces three new colors not found in the Galaxy S21 5G color palette: Violet, White, and Gray. Both the Galaxy S20 5G and Galaxy S21 5G share one color: Pink. However, the Galaxy S20 5G does away with Cloud Blue, Cloud White, and Gray, previously seen on the Galaxy S21 5G.

Storage Options

Galaxy S20 5G

Choose from 1 storage option:

  • 128GB

Which Galaxy S20 5G storage should I buy?

Galaxy S21 5G

Choose from 2 storage options:

  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which storage Galaxy S21 5G is the most popular?

Galaxy S20 5G vs Galaxy S21 5G Storage

The Galaxy S21 5G introduces one new storage option not found on the Galaxy S20 5G: 256GB. Both the Galaxy S20 5G and Galaxy S21 5G share one storage option: 128GB.

Reviews

Galaxy S20 5G

46 reviews 4.9 stars

Galaxy S21 5G

23 reviews 5.0 stars

Galaxy S20 5G vs Galaxy S21 5G Reviews

Users rate the Galaxy S20 5G with 4.9 stars, compared to the Galaxy S21 5G with 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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