Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G Detailed Comparison

Apple iPhone X

Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G

SCORE:
80
SCORE:
87

Highlights

  • 5.8" 1125 x 2436 Super Retina OLED screen
  • 2 rear cameras
  • 12MP f/1.8 main camera
  • HDR display
  • 2716 mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery

Highlights

  • 6.5" 1080 x 2400 (HD+) Super AMOLED screen
  • 5G support
  • 3 rear cameras
  • 12MP f/1.8 main camera
  • HDR display
  • 4500 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery

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Overview

Here we are comparing Apple iPhone X to Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses as well as the differences between them.

We have evaluated the smartphones from available features and specifications. Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G gets higher overall score in our ranking system which is based on network, connectivity, memory, display specifications, video, audio and other features.

Apple iPhone X

Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G

BODY
76
NETWORK
89
DISPLAY
89
MEMORY
51
CAMERA
80
FEATURES
86
LOCATION TECH
86
CONNECTIVITY
87
SENSORS
74
AUDIO
85
BATTERY
76
OVERALL
80
BODY
73
NETWORK
100
DISPLAY
87
MEMORY
76
CAMERA
83
FEATURES
94
LOCATION TECH
90
CONNECTIVITY
94
SENSORS
81
AUDIO
88
BATTERY
88
OVERALL
87

Advantage of Apple iPhone X

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Apple iPhone X over Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G.

Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
Lighter 6.14 oz (174 g) vs 6.7 oz (190 g)
Thinner 5.65" x 2.79" x 0.30"
143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm
vs 6.29" x 2.93" x 0.33"
159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm
Screen Type Super Retina OLED vs Super AMOLED
Higher Screen Resolution 1125 x 2436 vs 1080 x 2400 (HD+)
Higher Screen Pixel Density 458ppi vs 407ppi
Higher Telephoto Camera Resolution 12MP vs 8MP
Larger Sensor on Telephoto Camera 1/3.4" vs 1/4.5"
Front Depth Camera 3D Depth Sensing vs
QZSS vs
Ambient light sensor vs
Longer Internet Usage Time LTE Up to 12 hours vs UP to 9 hours

Advantage of Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G over Apple iPhone X.

Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), stainless steel frame vs Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, aluminum frame
Number of SIM Single SIM vs Single SIM
Hybrid Dual SIM
5G Bands vs Sub6: Bands 2 / 5 / 41 / 66 / 71
Higher Screen To Body Ratio 82.9% vs 84.8%
Hgiher Screen Brightness 625 (typical) vs 679
Higher Contrast Ratio 1000000∶1 vs 2,000,000∶1
More RAM 3GB vs 6GB
More Internal Storage 64GB vs 128GB
Memory Card Slot vs shared with SIM
More Rear Cameras Wide + Telephoto vs Wide + UltraWide + Telephoto
Wider Main Camera 28mm vs 26mm
Larger Sensor on Main Camera 1/3" vs 1/1.76"
Larger Pixels on Main Camera 1.22μm vs 1.8μm
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera vs Resolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 13mm
Aperture: f/2.2
Sensor Size: 1/3.0%
Pixel Size: 1.12μm
Higher Telephoto Camera Focal Length 52mm vs 76mm
Higher Telephoto Camera Zoom Optical Zoom at 2x vs Optical Zoom at 3x
Higher Front Camera Resolution 7MP vs 32MP
Higher Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS 1080p at 30fps vs 4K UHD at 30fps
4K UHD at 60fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
Higher Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS 4K UHD at 24fps
4K UHD at 30fps
4K UHD at 60fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
720p at 30fps
vs 8K UHD at 24fps
4K UHD at 60fps
1080p at 30fps
720p at 30fps
Rear Camera Slow Motion Recording 1080p at 120fps
1080p at 240fps
vs 1080p at 240fps
720p at 960fps
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording vs HDR10+
HDR10+ playback vs
A-GPS vs
BDS vs
USB USB 2.0 vs USB 3.2 On-The-Go
Wi-Fi Standard 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac vs 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
ANT+ vs
CPU Type Hexa-core vs Octa-core
CPU Speed 2.3 GHz vs 2.84 GHz, 2.42 GHz, 1.8 GHz
Compass vs
Fingerprint Sensor vs Under display, Optical
Higher Battery Capacity 2716 mAh (typical) vs 4500 mAh (typical)
Longer Internet Usage Time Wi-Fi Up to 12 hours vs Up to 13 hours
Longer Audio Playback Time Up to 60 hours vs Up to 75 hours

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

Here we list common strengths and weaknesses of both smartphones.

PROS
👍   Water Resistant
👍   4G Bands
👍   High Screen To Body Ratio: 82.9% and 84.8%
👍   HDR display
👍   f/1.8 and f/1.8 Main Camera
👍   Main Camera Optical Image Stabilisation
👍   Telephoto Camera
👍   Telephoto Camera Image Stabilisation
👍   Front Selfie Camera
👍   Rear Flash
👍   Rear Camera HDR
👍   Rear Camera Panorama
👍   Rear Camera Face Detection
👍   Front Camera HDR
👍   HDR10 playback
👍   GPS
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   Bluetooth version
👍   NFC
👍   Gyroscope
👍   Accelerometer
👍   Proximity sensor
👍   Barometer
👍   Loudspeaker Configuration
👍   Dolby Atmos
👍   Fast Wired Charging
👍   Wireless Charging
CONS
👎   12MP and 12MP Main Camera
👎   No Infrared
👎   No FM radio
👎   No 3.5mm Audio Jack

Side by Side Comparison

And in the end we display side by side all the specifications which are present for both models.

Note: The following table shows only those details which are applicable for both models and excludes the ones that are applicable for only one model. If you want to see a full list of specs for each model please visit their individual pages here - Apple iPhone X and here - Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G.

BASICS Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
BrandApplevsSamsung
ModeliPhone XvsGalaxy s20 FE 5G
Version3GB/64GBvs6GB/128GB
Version2A1901vsSM-G781U1
CountryUSAvsUSA
ColorsSpace Gray, SilvervsCloud Navy, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Red, Cloud Mint, Cloud White, Cloud Orange
Annouce date2017, September 12vs2020, September 23
Release Date2017, November 03vs2020, October 02
BODY Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), stainless steel framevsGlass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, aluminum frame
Water Resistant IP67vs IP68
Weight6.14 oz (174 g)vs6.7 oz (190 g)
Dimensions (HxWxD)5.65" x 2.79" x 0.30"
143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm
vs6.29" x 2.93" x 0.33"
159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm
NETWORK Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
Number of SIMSingle SIMvsSingle SIM
Hybrid Dual SIM
SIM SizeNano-SIMvsNano-SIM
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTEvsGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G BandsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900vsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G BandsHSDPA 850, 900, 1700 (AWS), 1900, 2100vsHSDPA 850, 900, 1700 (AWS), 1900, 2100
4G BandsFDD LTE: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 12 / 13 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 25 / 26 / 28 / 29 / 30 / 66
TDD LTE: Bands 34 / 38 / 39 / 40 / 41
vs
5G BandsvsSub6: Bands 2 / 5 / 41 / 66 / 71
SCREEN Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
ScreenSize5.8"/147.3 mm (full rectangle)vs6.5"/165.5 mm (full rectangle)
Screen TypeSuper Retina OLEDvsSuper AMOLED
Screen Resolution1125 x 2436vs1080 x 2400 (HD+)
Screen Pixel Density458ppivs407ppi
Screen Aspect Ratio19.5∶9vs20∶9
Screen To Body Ratio82.9%vs84.8%
Screen Brightness625 (typical)vs679
Color GamutWide color display (P3)vs100% DCI-P3
Contrast Ratio1000000∶1vs2,000,000∶1
HDR displayvs
MEMORY Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
RAM3GBvs6GB
Internal Storage64GBvs128GB
Storage TypeNVMevsUFS 3.1
Memory Card Slotvs shared with SIM
Card TypevsMicroSD
CAMERA Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
Rear CamerasWide + TelephotovsWide + UltraWide + Telephoto
Main Wide-Angle CameraResolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 28mm
Pixel Size: 1.22μm
Aperture: f/1.8
Sensor Size: 1/3"
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilization
vsResolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 26mm
Aperture: f/1.8
Sensor Size: 1/1.76%
Pixel Size: 1.8μm
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilization
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera vsResolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 13mm
Aperture: f/2.2
Sensor Size: 1/3.0%
Pixel Size: 1.12μm
Telephoto CameraResolution: 12MP
Focal Length: 52mm
Aperture: f/2.4
Sensor Size: 1/3.4%
Pixel Size: 1.0μm
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilization
vsResolution: 8MP
Focal Length: 76mm
Aperture: f/2.4
Sensor Size: 1/4.5%
Pixel Size: 1.0μm
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Optical Image Stabilization
Second Telephoto Cameravs
Front CamerasTrueDepth cameravsWide
Front Selfie CameraResolution: 7MP
Aperture: f/2.2
vsResolution: 32MP
Aperture: f/2.2
Focal Length: 26mm
Sensor Size: 1/2.74%
Pixel Size: 0.8μm
Front UltraWide Cameravs
Rear Depth Cameravs
Front Depth Camera 3D Depth Sensingvs
Macro Cameravs
Rear Flash Quad-LED True Tone flash with Slow Syncvs with LED flash
FEATURES Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
Video Playing FormatHEVC, H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2, Motion JPEGvsMP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Digital ZoomFor stills: 10x
For video: 6x
vsFor stills: 30x
For video: 10x
Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fpsvs4K UHD at 30fps
4K UHD at 60fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS4K UHD at 24fps
4K UHD at 30fps
4K UHD at 60fps
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 60fps
720p at 30fps
vs8K UHD at 24fps
4K UHD at 60fps
1080p at 30fps
720p at 30fps
Rear Camera Slow Motion Recording1080p at 120fps
1080p at 240fps
vs1080p at 240fps
720p at 960fps
Front Camera HDR Video Recordingvs
Rear Camera HDR Video Recordingvs HDR10+
Rear Camera HDRvsHDR10+
Rear Camera Panoramavs
Rear Camera Face Detectionvs
Front Camera HDRvs
HDR10 playbackvs
HDR10+ playbackvs
Dolby Vision playbackvs
Hyperscale 1080p Video Supportvs
LOCATION Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
GPSvs
A-GPSvs
GALILEOvs
GLONASSvs
BDSvs
QZSSvs
NavICvs
LTEPPvs
CONNECTIVITY Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
USBUSB 2.0vsUSB 3.2 On-The-Go
USB InterfaceLightningvsType-C
Infraredvs
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 a/b/g/n/acvs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Wi-Fi Directvs
Bluetooth versionv5.0vsv5.0
NFCvs
ANT+vs
FM radiovs
PLATFORM Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
OSiOS 11.1.1, upgradable to iOS 14.2vsAndroid 10
ChipsetApple A11 BionicvsQualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865
CPU TypeHexa-corevsOcta-core
CPU Speed2.3 GHzvs2.84 GHz, 2.42 GHz, 1.8 GHz
GPUApple GPUvsAdreno 650
SENSORS Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
Gyroscopevs
Accelerometervs
Proximity sensorvs
Barometervs
Ambient light sensorvs
Face Recognitionvs
LiDAR Scannervs
Gravity Sensorvs
SARvs
Compassvs
Hall Effectvs
Camera laser focusingvs
Color Temperaturevs
Gesturevs
Color Spectrumvs
Distance Sensorvs
IR Blastervs
IR remote controlvs
HR Sensorvs
Iris Sensorvs
Fingerprint Sensorvs Under display, Optical
Infrared Thermometryvs
Hearing Aid Compatibilityvs
AUDIO Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
Loudspeaker ConfigurationStereovsStereo
Audio Playing FormatAAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Losseless, FLAC, AC-3, E-AC-3, Audible (2, 3, 4, AAX, AAX+)vsMP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Dolby Atmosvs
3.5mm Audio Jackvs
BATTERY Apple iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy s20 FE 5G
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-IonvsNon-removable Li-Po
Battery Capacity2716 mAh (typical)vs4500 mAh (typical)
ChargingFast Wired and Wireless ChargingvsFast Wired and Wireless Charging and Reverse Wireless Charging
Fast Wired Chargingvs QC2.0 and AFC
Wireless Charging Qi2.0vs compatible with WPC
Talk TimeUp to 21 hours (3G)vsUp to 33 hours (3G)
Internet Usage Time LTEUp to 12 hoursvsUP to 9 hours
Internet Usage Time Wi-FiUp to 12 hoursvsUp to 13 hours
Audio Playback TimeUp to 60 hoursvsUp to 75 hours

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