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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A20

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) on Amazon USA
Samsung Galaxy A20 on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) on one side and the Samsung Galaxy A20 on the other. The first has a processor with 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.0GHz. The second chips has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 1.6GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench 4, as well as an average price.


Smartphone Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy A20
Model version(s) SM-A720F, SM-A720S SM-A205S, SM-A205F, SM-A205FN,
SM-A205G, SM-A205GN, SM-A205U,
SM-A205YN, SM-A205W
Release date Q1 2017 Q1 2019
Dimensions 6,17 x 3,06 x 0,31 in 6,24 x 2,94 x 0,31 in
Weight 6.56 oz 5.96 oz
Body Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Front glass,
plastic body
Screen size, colours 5.7 inches, 16M colours 6.4 inches, 16M colours
Screen type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels 720 x 1560 pixels
Screen ratio 16:9 19.5:9
Density 386 ppi 268 ppi
Operating system Android 6.0.1 Android 9.0
Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884
Lithography 14 nm LPP 14nm FinFET
Cores 8 8
Threads 8 8
Energy cores 6x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.5 GHz 6x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.35 GHz
High performance cores 2x ARM Cortex-A73 @ 2.0 GHz 2x ARM Cortex-A73 @ 1.6 GHz
GPU integrated graphics ARM Mali-T830 MP3 ARM Mali-G71 MP2
GPU execution units 3 2
GPU shading units 48 32
GPU base clock rate 950 MHz 770 MHz
GPU max clock rate 950 MHz 1,300 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 71.4 GFLOPS 49.3 GFLOPS
Memory 3 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 32 GB 32 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB Up to 1,000 GB
Photo 16 MP, f/1,9, 27mm 13 MP, f/1,9, 28mm,
5 MP, f/2,2, 12mm
Video 1080p30 1080p30
Front photo 16 MP, f/1,9 8 MP, f/2,0
Front video 1080p30 720p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB Micro USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 Micro USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0
Battery capacity 3,600 mAh 4,000 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Ion Non removable Li-Po
Battery life (versatile use) ~ 10 hours and 30 minutes ~ 15 hours and 50 minutes
TDP 5 W 8 W
Head SAR (US) - -
Body SAR (US) - -
AnTuTu 60,590 95,910
Android PassMark Rating 2,720 3,670
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
771 1,089
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
4,052 3,422
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
13 pts / $ 21 pts / $
Note 4.3 / 5 4.2 / 5
Reviews 359 67
Amazon Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy A20
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Used price on Amazon
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eBay Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy A20
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We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. Both phones have an equivalent number of cores, the maximum frequency of Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) is greater. The Samsung Galaxy A20 was started more recently.

Price: prices can change over time. For technical reasons, they are not updated in real time. This is only an average of the results on the first page of each product, whether new or used. Shipping costs have not been integrated. To know the final price of the product, please go to the form of the shop. If no price is indicated, it means that we did not find any offers during the last update.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

Ratios: we first consider the average for the new price if available, the average for the used price otherwise.

Performances :

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench 4.

AnTuTu - Total score
Samsung Galaxy A20 95,910
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) 60,590

The difference is 58%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

Android PassMark Rating
Samsung Galaxy A20 3,670
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) 2,720

The difference in performance is 35%.

PassMark is a benchmarking software that performs several performance tests including prime numbers, integers, floating point, compression, physics, extended instructions, encoding, sorting. The higher the score is, the higher is the device capacity.

On Android 64-bit:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - Android 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) 771
Samsung Galaxy A20 1,089

In single core, the difference is -29%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 18%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software. © 2020 - Privacy policy
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