I'm writing this to share my experience on Note 20 and Note 9
I eventually purchased the Note 9 Snapdragon version (dual sim 8 GB RAM with 512 GB).
What I liked about the Note 9:
- Fingerprint is absolutely amazing
- close shots are better with the Note 9
- Outdoor brightness is better than Note 20 ultra surprisingly under direct sun light
- Grip and hold is better
However, I ended up going back to my Note 20 Ultra for these reasons:
- fast, smooth with the 120 Hz
- Bigger screen is useful
- indoor brightness is best. Outdoor brightness however Note 9 is better
- Software and update is the latest
- No Note 22 expected this year
Hope that helps someone deciding between both
I am using this phone from 10 months and already changed display which costs a lot of money. curved display is not user friendly. Its more sensitive then flat display, type c port is not comfortable for playing audio.. audio needs 3.5mm jack ..phone companies are making flagship phones without thinking costumers proper demand ..
I bought a 12/256GB few days ago and my battery is draining badly despite I am not at all a heavy user for example I just charged now 100: and in just signing up and varfication and all that my 5percent battery is gone which is weird, I just want to ask is it only me or? and yes Darkmode, adaptive light, low power mode every thing is on . it is frustrating I got for about 1050bucks
SEUL8TR, 01 Jun 2021Because you updated too the latest software. I get 3% drain in 9 hours over night I'm o... moreI cleared my phone and the cache files.battery much better,not as good as yours.mine drains 20% per day without use.so basically from 100% it will last on standby with nothing activated or on for 5 days.
Sixth Wave, 03 Jun 2021What's the difference between in the 5G & 4G versions in other options? Ram , memory ... moreExcpet for 1 being 4G and 1 5G the 4G has 8gig ram where as 5G 12gig Ram.memory is the same.screen is the same.not much differences..but if you have the Note 20(Not Ultra) that has a hole host of less features and stuff.
What's the difference between in the 5G & 4G versions in other options? Ram , memory or chipset?
Karma, 28 May 2021Just a week ago i posted how good this phone is and now it let me down.i charged my battery to... moreBecause you updated too the latest software.
I get 3% drain in 9 hours over night I'm on the first firmware , never updated mine. More than happy. It ain't broke don't fix it.
I am in Iran and I bought this phone at a high price (250,000,000 Rials) but in my opinion Ultra 21 is a better option.
I had trouble with my voicemail on this phone but one call and this nice verizon person got it fixed
Just a week ago i posted how good this phone is and now it let me down.i charged my battery to 100% at 12..just over 2hrs later without touching it or using it for anything the battery is gone down to 83%..that means it drained nearly 9% per hour instead off about 1%.i have nothing on no bluetooth no wifi no internet no location no nfc.basically nothing is switched on and the battery is draining fast bear in mind i have this phone only 2 weeks now..extremely dissapointed as this phone in South Africa costs nearly 2200$(R34000).all updates are done,evrything is on the latest version yet it is draining so fast.at this pace the battery on standby only will last 10hrs without touching it which is ridiculous.i guess i should of went with the S21ultra instead of this and now im stuck with this phone for anothr 2yrs till my next upgrade.i love the phone but this is not the first samsung to let me down with the battery.my Note 8 and Note10plus was the same.very very sad and let down.i wish nokia would come back then bye bye samsung for me.
beep bop boop, 24 May 2021I would recommend an iPhone 12 Pro Max since u r a casual user because it is one of the best. ... moreThough your suggestion is good, it implies that they don't mind being linked in to all the Apple Systems. A phone, a camera, whatever electronic you prefer should work with as much of everything else as possible without the requirement to have to be on only one island.
eningeer404040, 18 May 2021You mentioned exactly everything what is on mind. My Note 9 was broken beyond repaid so 8 boug... moreIt's not a bad idea to sell it while you'll still get some money back. Note 9, if in good condition, is perfectly capable and you will achieve pretty much everything you can achieve with the Note 20 Ultra. It even has wireless Dex after all those updates (I don't really use it though). I hope Note 22 will be a great phone and I don't mean just powerful, I mean as versatile as the Note 4 or the Note 9 because Note 10 and 20 lost a lot of things that are useful to a lot of people.
MirzaSohail, 22 May 2021Confuse Between Note20 Ultra 5G,S21 Ultra 5G and Iphone 12 Pro Max, (between i never own Ipho... moreI would recommend an iPhone 12 Pro Max since u r a casual user because it is one of the best. It is very good for everyday use, has one of the best camera systems, provides so many benefits in the iOS ecosystem, iOS is very well optimized and it has a very good screen and the charging is fast enough for anyone, and has pretty good battery life.
I have used 7 months note 20 ultra I want big display phone so went to fold 2 when I have used this phone for 1 day u will forget note 20 ultra fantastic display for games movies etc etc go to fold 2 thank you 😊
Confuse Between Note20 Ultra 5G,S21 Ultra 5G and Iphone 12 Pro Max, (between i never own Iphone),
Just a casual user
I just received this phone a week ago,at first while doing all the updates the phone got really hot but after that it was just fine.no heating issues yet.touch wood.everything in the phone is gorgeous from the screen to the design to performance.yes it doesent have headphone jack but it dont use it anyway and yes the camera cut out is annoying but this is a truly beautiful design.bttery life is the same is my Note 10,Note note or even S8plus.no matter what size battery samsung puts it will give you the same amount of battery usage as their optimisation is not very good like iphone(which i never owned).camera takes out excellent photos except mine has a slight shutter delay unlike my pther phones which i didnt expect for a phone which costs here in South Africa R34000(2200 US$).but i love that it still have a memory card slot.i have owned nearly all NOTE phones since Note 2(Which i stil have and works perfect) but 1 downside i feel is for the price i dont feel the phone is advanced enough.i feel for that price it should have more features,longer battery life and better camera.i love that it comes with the charger unlike S21 series but for me if i use it on normal charging(Dont use fast/Superfast charging ever) the phone takes like 2hours to charge.i heard alot of comments and stuff fast/superfast charging degrades the battery life in time which i feel is bad as samsung put in this feature and these should be not effecting battery degradation.since i dont play games i cannot comment on heating up of the phone.sound quality is loud and good with Dolby Atmos on.dont mind the S Pen position is i barely use it.all in all is a gorgeous powerhouse phone i just dont feel the price tag is justified here.
Solun1, 10 May 2021I upgraded to this and it's incredibly beautiful compared to my Note 9 and - finally - no... moreYou mentioned exactly everything what is on mind. My Note 9 was broken beyond repaid so 8 bought the Note 20 ultra. I only like two things in the Note 20 which are the camera and the speedy 120Hz. Other than those two, I literally hate it for exactly those reasons you mentioned. That's why I ordered the Note 9 with the Snapdragon and probably will sell my Note 20 and keep the 9 or keep both of them. Nice share