Motorola Edge Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: which mobile is better


The high-end mobiles serve to demonstrate how far the main smartphone manufacturers are capable of going. Being at the forefront of technology is something that must be paid, and the prices of these terminals are much higher than what we find in the tight mid-range. Two of the maximum exponents of the high-end of 2020 are the new Motorola Edge Plus and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, that now we wanted to see in detail to find its main differences and advantages of one over another.

A high-end 2020 should boast of a processor, cameras, battery and even a screen. All that and more can be found in these two terminals, which are the right eyes of each brand. Let’s take a look at its technical benefits and of course the price, something vital and that can balance the balance to one side or the other.

Screen and dimensions

Both terminals have a large panel, being larger in size S20 Ultra with its no less than 6.9 inches. The Edge Plus meanwhile reaches 6.7 inches. The two terminals have a hole in their front panel to house the front sensor. One of the differences is that the Edge has it on one side while the S20 Ultra places it in the same center of the screen. How could it be otherwise, both have a fingerprint sensor integrated under their panel.

There is also a very noticeable difference in terms of resolution and that gives the Samsung terminal an advantage. The S20 Ultra sports a panel Dynamic AMOLED with QHD + resolution, while the Edge Plus remains in a FullHD + resolution. In addition the S20 Ultra also reaches a higher refresh rate with its 120 Hz vs. 90 Hz from the Motorola terminal. However, both are compatible with HDR10 + technology.

Regarding weight and dimensions, we cannot say that we are dealing with two of the most stylized terminals on the market, given their huge battery and size of the screens. In this way, the Motorola Edge reaches 9.6 millimeters thick and 203 grams in weight, compared to the 220 grams of the Galaxy S20 Ultra and its 8.8 millimeters.

The most powerful thing in every house

When we lift the hood of the two mobiles, we see very different bets. The terminal of Motorola bets on a very powerful Snapdragon 865, Meanwhile he S20 Ultra has the Exynos 990. Both can be accompanied by 12 GB of RAM, but only the S20 Ultra offers a superior variant with no less than 16 GB of RAM. As for its memory, the Edge Plus reaches 256 GB, and once again, the S20 Ultra surpasses this capacity with its 512GB. In addition, the Motorola Edge has a disadvantage in this regard, as it cannot expand its internal memory using expansion cards.

snapdragon 865 processor (Copy)

If we take a look at the performance tests of both terminals on AnTuTu, the Motorola with Snapdragon pulls chest reaching almost 575,000 points, compared to just over 511,000 points in the S20 Ultra. These results are almost anecdotal, since the two have plenty of power to move freely what the user wants to throw at him.

108 megapixels reign

The Motorola Edge Plus has a main 108 megapixel sensor, accompanied by a 16 megapixel wide angle, a 12 megapixel telephoto lens and a ToF sensor. For its part, the S20 Ultra does the same with a 108 megapixel sensor, accompanied by a 12 megapixel wide angle, a 48 megapixel telephoto lens and a ToF sensor. At the front and located in each hole, the Edge Plus has a 25 megapixel sensor, compared to the S20 Ultra’s 40 megapixel sensor.

Motorola Edge Plus

Connections and battery

The two terminals move with Android 10 and have the main connections, including NFC or Bluetooth 5.1. In the battery section, both match by integrating 5,000 mAh, and all technologies including fast, wireless and reverse charging. However, if the user considers these details important, it should be noted that the S20 Ultra’s fast charge is 45W, vs. 18W charging from Motorola Edge Plus.

Exceeding 1,000 euros

When we enter the prices, nobody is surprised that the most powerful of 2020 exceeds 1,000 euros without messing up. In the case of Motorola Edge Plus, has an official price of 1,199 euros, while we can buy a Galaxy S20 Ultra for 1,117 euros. However in the case of the Samsung terminal, we are talking about the 128 GB version of storage

Written by David Girao

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.