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Samsung Galaxy M20

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)

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Samsung Galaxy M20 vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2019, January | 2018, June
  • Dimensions: 156.4 x 74.5 x 8.8 mm | 162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 186 g | 191 g
  • Screen: 6.3", PLS TFT | 6.3", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Dual, 13 MP | Dual, 24 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP | Single, 24 MP
  • Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM | 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
  • Battery: 5000 mAh | 3700 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 150 EUR | 350 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2019 2018
Dimensions (HxWxD) 156.4 Х 74.5 Х 8.8 mm 162.4 Х 77 Х 7.6 mm
Weight 186 g 191 g
Body Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Ocean Blue, Charcoal Black Black, White
Battery 5000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3700 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price 150 EUR 350 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 8.1 (Oreo); Experience 9.5 Android 8 (Oreo)
Chipset - Exynos 7904 Octa (14 nm) - Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 6x1.6 GHz Kryo 260 Silver) - Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G71 MP2 Adreno 512
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Antutu score 109654

Screen
Technology PLS TFT Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.3" inc 6.3" inc
Screen area 97.4 cm2 100.7 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width) 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.6% 80.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px 1080 x 2220 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 409 PPI 392 PPI
Other specs - Samsung Experience 9 UX
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 13 MP, Dual 24 MP, Dual
Camera specs -13 MP, f/1.9, 1/2.8'', 1.12μm, PDAF
-5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/6", 1.12μm
-24 MP, f/1.7
-16 MP, f/1.7, PDAF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 24 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0 24 MP, f/2.0
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - China
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat12 600/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.25 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    

SAR EU - 0.43 W/kg (head)     1.79 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording FM radio
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos sound
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 15W

- Fast battery charging 9V/1.67A
-ANT+
- Samsung Pay
Versions
- Versions: A8 Star (Global, SEA, South Korea); A9 Star (China)

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