Many people were surprised by Apple when it set the base model, the iPhone 11, at just $699. That’s $50 cheaper than 2018’s iPhone XR when it debuted.
Samsung on February 11 debuted it new S series lineup, the company launched four smartphones at the company Unpacked event in San Francisco.
Are you thinking the Samsung Galaxy S20 is worth going for? Are you in the market for the latest high-end smartphone? Are you an iPhone user thinking you might want to give Galaxy S20 a go? Read on, as we compare both phones in this guide.
Let’s start by analyzing the display technology on both phones. The iPhone 11 features an LCD “Liquid Retina” display with a 1792×828 resolution, while the Samsung S20 features an AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440×3200, for 563 pixel per inch density.
Apple’s Liquid Retina display is a more advanced technology and it offers more screen brightness and renders color better.
Design wise, the iPhone 11 and Galaxy S20 are different, but does have a few key similarities. Both smartphones features a aluminum frame.
The Galaxy S20 comes in Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink and Cosmic White. The iPhone 11 is available in colors including white, black, yellow, red, green, and purple.
Additionally, both handsets are more durable than their predecessors, while it also offers improved water resistance.
With dual rear cameras (12-megapixel x2), Night Mode shooting and a 12-megapixel front-facing shooter, the iPhone 11 does have more tricks up its sleeves for photos and videos. But compared to the Samsung Galaxy S20, which has a fantastic triple lens cameras (64-megapixel, 12-megapixel x2) on the rear side and a dual front-facing shooter.
iPhone 11 vs. Samsung Galaxy S20
The iPhone 11 packs the newer A13 Bionic processor, while the Samsung Galaxy S20 is powered by Enxynos 990 (7 nm+) processor which is incredibly powerful.
In terms of battery capacities, Samsung high-end smartphones have 4,000 to 5,000mAh capacities, this is more than anything the iPhone has to offer at the current time.
But as for the Galaxy S20, it packs a fantastic Non-removable 4000mAh Li-Po battery, while the iPhone 11 comes with 3110mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery.
We’ve heard rumors that iPhone 2020 might be a bit more significant with the OLED display coming to all models, 5G support, and more.
In general, if you’re on a tight budget, the iPhone 11 is still a great value.
As stated earlier, both phones are water-resistant, offering same IP rating of IP68 and can survive underwater at 2 meters (about 6.5 feet) for 30 minutes.