One Plus 8 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Which should you buy?

One Plus 8 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Which should you buy?

One plus 8 Pro VS Samsung Galaxy Note 20: By comparing these two phones, we will understand both specifications, unique features, and which one to buy in our range limit but giving outstanding performance similar to high rated cell phones. The current lowest price for One plus 8 Pro is $899, and for Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is $1299.99.

 One Plus 8 ProSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
SoCSnapdragon 865                                          Snapdragon 865+
Display6.78 inches, Fluid AMOLED  (3168×1440 pixels), 513ppi 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ certified6.9 inches, Dynamic AMOLED 2x  Infinity-O Display(3088×1440), 496ppi 120Hz refresh rate      HDR10+ certified                                                             
Storage128GB / 256GB                                     128GB / 512GB
RAM    8GB / 12GB                                            12 GB LPDDR5  
Camera  Front: 16MP (f / 2.45) Sony IMX471 sensor Rear: 48MP (f / 1.7) Sony IMX689 sensor 48MP ultrawide (f / 2.2) 8 MP telephoto (f / 2.4) 5 MP color filter camera (f / 2.4)Front: 10MP (f / 2.2)   Rear: 108MP (f / 1.8) with OIS 12MP (f / 2.2) ultrawide,120o FOV 12MP (f / 3.0) telephoto Laser AF
OS Android 10Android 10
Battery  4510 mAh Wrap charge 30 wireless Wrap charge 30T Reverse charging4500 mAh with 25W wired fast charging 15 wireless charging, RW 4.5 W                        

One Plus 8 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Camera Comparision

The One Plus 8 pro has a quad-camera setup. The front camera has 16MP Sony IMX471 with f/2.5 aperture (wide angle). The rear quad camera setup has 48 MP Sony IMX689 sensor with f/1.8 aperture having a wide-angle, 7P lens, and 48MP f/2.2 with an ultra-wide angle, an 8MP telephoto with f/2.4 aperture and 5MP depth sensor f/2.4 with autofocus. On the other hand, Samsung’s Note 20 Ultra front camera has 10MP, f/2.2 aperture (wide angle) with autofocus. The rear camera has an amazing triple camera. The primary camera is of 108 MP with f/1.8 aperture and 0.8μm pixel size. It also consists of PDAF and OIS. The second camera is of 12MP ultrawide with autofocus with an f/2.2 aperture and 1.4μm pixel size. The third camera is 12 MP telephoto with 1.0μm pixel size and f/3.0 aperture.

One Plus 8 Pro has many features as compared to Note 20. It has Super Micro, Ultra-Shot HDR, Panorama, Portrait, Pro Mode, RAW Image, Audio 3D, Audio Zoom, Nightscape, Al Scene Detection. Whereas, Note 20 has panorama and auto-HDR. One Plus can record video 4k at 30/60fps UHD, Time-Lapse 1080p at 30/60fps FHD, whereas the latter can record video 8k at 24fps UHD, 4k at 30/60fps UHD, 1080p at 120/30/60fps FHD, 720p at 960fps HD respectively.

Design and Display

One Plus 8 pro weighs 199 grams and measures 165.3 x 74.4 x 8.5 mm. It has 6.78 inches, 513ppi resolution rate, and an aspect ratio of 19.8:9, and display type is color fluid AMOLED (16 MP). It has 1440 x 3168 pixels. Its screen to body ratio is 90.8%.  It is multi-touch with a punch hole. One of its great qualities is its Adaptive Display, Vibrant Color Effect Pro, Motion Graphics Smoothing, Reading Mode, and Night Mode.

The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra weighs 192 grams, and the S-pen measures 161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3mm. It has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and 393 PPI display density. It has 6.7 inches and 1080 x 2400 pixels. Its display type is Color Super AMOLED Plus Screen (16 MP). Its screen to body ratio is 89.2%. It is also a multi-touch with a punch hole. It is HRD10 and is Always- ON display.

Battery and Performance

One Plus 8 Pro has a non-removable battery of 4510 mAh, lipo-battery. It has a 30T fast charging and also has a reverse charging. Among all the One Plus phones, it has the fastest charging. It is powered by snapdragon 865 chipset, paired with 650 GPU Adreno and x55 5G modem. It has 128GB / 256GB UFS and 8GB / 12 GB LPDR5 RAM internal storage. It has 2.84 GHz, Octa-Core Processor. Its core details are 1 x 2.84 GHz Kryo585 & 3 x 2.42 GHz Kryo585 & 4 x 1.8 GHz Kryo585. The phone is based on OS Android 10.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has 4300 mAh, li-ion battery. It has 25W fast charging. It is a non-removable battery and has a reverse charging mechanism. It is powered by snapdragon plus SoC, paired with modem SD X55, Mali- G77 MP11 – Global-Adreno 650 – the USA. It has 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM and internal storage of 128GB / 512GB. It has 2.73 GHz, Octa-Core Processor. Its core details are 2 x 2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2 x 2.60 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4 X 2.0 GHz Cortex-A555. The device has no card slot.

Other Features

One Plus 8 pro has a wide range of sensors as compared to Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. Former has Laser Sensor, Flicker-detect Sensor, Front RGB sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Electronic Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope. On the other hand, the latter has, Barometer, Gyro Sensor, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Proximity Sensor.

Both are resistant to water with Galaxy Note 20, taking the lead by 1.5m up to 30min. Both are resistant to dust. One plus 8 pro has UFS of 3, whereas the other has UFS of 3.1. Both have multimedia (email, music, video, document video) but no FM radio. Both have equal connectivity (GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 4G, VoLTE, Bluetooth, WIFI, USB, Wireless Charging, Fingerprint Sensor, Face Unlock, IP Rating (IP68)). One Plus 8 Pro has 5G, but Galaxy Note Ultra 20 has not.


Both phones are compared. Both have their own pros and cons. But if you are looking for a low budget phone but of high quality, then go for One Plus 8 pro. It has fantastic cameras and excellent software.

But it has no stylus, and telephoto performance is weak and has no microSD expandability. By considering these, one wants to switch towards Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. But if we make a fine comparison, these cons can be neglected as compared to excellent features of One Plus 8 pro and its much lower price.

Masab Farooque
Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios. When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games