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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Overview

The Galaxy S20 is cheaper, and easier to handle, than the Galaxy S20 Plus and gargantuan Galaxy S20 Ultra, but that doesn’t mean this is a cheap or low-spec device.
Here's what you're getting: a 6.2-inch screen with a fast 120Hz refresh rate, 5G download speeds (where available), high-spec cameras on both sides of the phone, and a big battery to boot.

This is the phone to get if you want to try out the new tech that Samsung has to offer, but you don’t want a large phone, or a large dent in your wallet. You could go for the Ultra if you want more storage or a 108MP camera, and can stretch to the price tag, but for day-to-day use the S20 is going to be the best choice for most people.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 doesn’t look radically different from the Galaxy S10, but there are some welcome refinements. The cutout for the front camera is smaller this time around, and it’s placed in the top center of the display instead of on the right side, so it’s less of a distraction. In addition, the display has less of a curve to it, which I appreciate because there’s less of a chance of accidental touches when you’re just shifting the phone in your hands.

I feel like it’s not a huge deal at this stage, but it’s definitely notable that the Samsung Galaxy S20 does not include a headphone jack. This is the first Galaxy S flagship phone missing this feature, so you’ll probably want check out our best wireless earbuds and best wireless headphones recommendations. If you want to keep it in the brand family, check out the new Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus, which promise 11 hours of battery life.

The S20 Ultra has been getting all the attention lately. It's inevitable - Samsung announces a new flagship lineup, and not long after, tech blogs are all preoccupied with picking apart the very best in the new litter. That comes with some unfortunate consequences like inflated focus on a particular device that is either too extravagant or expensive to be a viable option for the average buyer. Yes, we are referring to both the ever-growing average price point of modern flagships and the disproportionate attention towards the S20 Ultra gets.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Full Specification

NETWORKTechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
LAUNCHAnnounced2020, February 11
StatusAvailable. Released 2020, March 6
BODYDimensions166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm (6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 in)
Weight222 g (7.83 oz)
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
DISPLAYTypeDynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.9 inches, 114.0 cm2 (~89.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~511 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 6
HDR10+
Always-on display
120Hz@FHD/60Hz@QHD refresh rate
PLATFORMOSAndroid 10.0; One UI 2
ChipsetExynos 990 (7 nm+) - Global
Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) - USA
CPUOcta-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.50 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) - Global
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585) - USA
GPUMali-G77 MP11 - Global
Adreno 650 - USA
MEMORYCard slotmicroSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 16GB RAM
UFS 3.0
MAIN CAMERAQuad108 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.33", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
Periscope 48 MP, f/3.5, 103mm (telephoto), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 10x hybrid optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.4µm, Super Steady video
0.3 MP, TOF 3D, f/1.0, (depth)
FeaturesLED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video4320p@24fps, 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
SELFIE CAMERADual40 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 0.7µm, PDAF
FeaturesDual video call, Auto-HDR
Video2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
SOUNDLoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackNo
32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCYes
RadioFM radio (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)
USB3.2, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
ChargingFast charging 45W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W
MISCColorsCosmic Grey, Cosmic Black
ModelsSM-G988, SM-G988U, SM-G988U1, SM-G9880, SM-G988B/DS, SM-G988N, SM-G988B
SAR0.94 W/kg (head)     0.95 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU0.32 W/kg (head)     1.56 W/kg (body)    
PriceSamsung Galaxy S20 Plus
(8GB RAM, 128GB ROM) Rs. 1,19,499
TESTSPerformanceAnTuTu: 415976 (v7), 514485 (v8)
GeekBench: 12191 (v4.4), 2697 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 21fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
DisplayContrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
CameraPhoto / Video
Loudspeaker-23.2 LUFS (Very good)
Battery life
Endurance rating 87h



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