Two of the best android smartphones made by tech giant Samsung are Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra.

These smartphones have amazing specs and features, albeit the come from different niches. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is foldable while the Galaxy X Note 20 Ultra is a phablet.

It is hard but not impossible, to own the two devices due to their high price. That is why we will compare the top features to ease you in choosing any that you like.

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Galaxy Z Fold vs Galaxy X Note 20 Ultra: Design and Display

In terms of display, both smartphones are beasts. However, if we go on to compare them, one has the edge over the other.

Galaxy X Note 20 Ultra has a 6.9 inches AMOLED screen capable of delivering a Quad HD resolution. Galaxy Z Fold 2 has a 7.6 OLED display when you expand it, and 6.2 inches when you fold it.

In terms of versatility, the Fold 2 is a better smartphone. You can interact with it at many angles when performing any task.  Although Note 20’s AMOLED screen is better than OLED, the design of the Fold 2 gives it an edge.

Galaxy Z Fold vs Galaxy X Note 20 Ultra: Battery

They have the same battery capacity of 4500 mAh. However, the Fold 2 battery comes in two power packs, which improves its battery life. Aside from this, there is not much difference.

Galaxy Z Fold vs Galaxy X Note 20 Ultra: Camera

Galaxy X Note 20 Ultra has the edge over the other again. This is evident in the ads made by Samsung. The camera is a major feature used in all their ads.

Note 20’s 108MP main lens, 12MP telephoto lens, and another 12MP ultra-wide shooter are superior to the Galaxy Fold 2 specifications.

While the 108MP is groundbreaking, the real brain behind the impressive smartphone’s camera capability is the 12MP telephoto lens. This is because it can deliver up to 5x optical zoom. We pushed the smartphone further, and we found out that it can deliver well up to 20x. Above that, it becomes a little shaky. For a smartphone, this is truly exceptional.

Galaxy Z Fold 2 has a 12MP main lens, a 12MP telephoto lens, and a 12 ultra-wide shooter. The telephoto lens can deliver up to 2x optical zoom. When we pushed the barrier, it reached 10x. Above that, you will get blurry pictures.

Galaxy Z Fold vs Galaxy X Note 20 Ultra: Performance

There is not much difference in terms of their performance. They use the same processor (Snapdragon 865 chipset). But when you compare processor performance using a benchmark test, Galaxy X Note 20 has a higher score (GeekBench 5 multi-core score of 3,294).

They have the same RAM, so there is no difference in their capability. However, in terms of interaction with performance due to the screen design, Galaxy Z Fold 2 is champion.


The Galaxy X Note 20 Ultra and Galaxy Z Fold 2 Ultra are impressive. However, they come at a huge price. Choosing the right one might be stressful when you are capable of getting both. You can run through our comparison to help in your selection.