Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20 Ultra With 120Hz Displays, 5G Connectivity Launched: Price, Specifications
After a series of rumors and leaks, Samsung has finally unveiled its S series flagships for the year 2020. Today, Samsung has launched its Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra along with Galaxy Z Flip at the Galaxy Unpacked event. All these three phones come loaded with the latest technology, new 120Hz refresh rate displays, 5G connectivity, massive batteries, and updated design with slimmer bezels.
Out of these three new phones, the Galaxy S20 and S20+ are direct successors to the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+. However, the Galaxy S20 Ultra is the brand new smartphone from Samsung that features a 108-megapixel rear camera, a 40-megapixel selfie camera, and support for 45W fast charging.
With these new flagship phones, Samsung has also added Spotify integration with Bixby Routines, Google Duo integration with the dialler app and is now in partnership with Microsoft, to launch Forza Street for the first time on a smartphone. Since all these smartphones are from the same S series, there is a small difference in their specs depending on their models. Let’s take a closer look at all these three devices to get a detailed overview of the new Samsung flagship phones.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Specifications
The all-new Samsung Galaxy S20 is the smallest among these three smartphones. It features a 6.2-inch Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X display, with a QHD (1,440×3,200 pixels) resolution and 563ppi of pixel density. The display at Galaxy S20 comes is HDR10 certified and can support a maximum 120Hz of refresh rate.
Under the hood, the Galaxy S20 is powered by a 7nm octa-core processor. The selection of processor varies with your region and the model you pick, you’ll either get one with a Samsung Exynos 990 SoC that has two Exynos M5 core clocked at 2.73GHz, two Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.5GHz, and four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2GHz or a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC that has one Cortex-A77 core clocked at 2.84GHz, three Cortex-A77 cores clocked at 2.42GHz, and four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8GHz.
The Galaxy S20 comes with two LPDDR5 RAM options – 8GB or 12GB(5G variant only). There is also a massive 128GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded further up to 1TB via a microSD card. Galaxy S20 is IP68 certified for dust and water resistance.
In the imaging department, the Samsung Galaxy S20 sports a triple rear camera module that includes a 12-megapixel wide-angle sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, and OIS; a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with an f/2.2 aperture; and a 64-megapixel telephoto camera with an f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, and OIS. At the front, it houses a 10-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture.
Some of the features of the rear camera on Galaxy S20 includes a 3x hybrid optical zoom, Super-Resolution Zoom up to 30x, and a new shooting mode called ‘Single Take,’ which captures a short video, along with a photo from all the sensors, for various perspectives.
Apart from this, Samsung Galaxy S20 runs on the latest Android 10 with One UI 2.1 at the top. Connectivity options on this phone include dual-band Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5, NFC, stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos sound. It will also be available in single or dual SIM (hybrid) models, depending on the region. You also get an Ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor and face recognition for biometric authentication. Last but not the least, the Galaxy S20 is fuelled by a massive 4,000mAh battery that comes with 25W fast charging, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0, and reverse wireless charging support.
Samsung Galaxy S20+ Specifications
As mentioned above, all these smartphones are from the same series, they are very similar to each other but with some notable differences depending upon their models. So, the Samsung Galaxy S20+ is very similar to that of Galaxy S20 but differs in size, battery capacity, and camera module.
The Galaxy S20+ features a 6.7-inch Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X display, with a QHD (1,440×3,200 pixels) resolution and 525ppi of pixel density. It is powered by the same processor as that of Galaxy S20.
The LTE version gets 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage while the 5G variant gets 12GB of RAM and choice of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB of storage which can be expanded further up to 1TB via a microSD card.
The camera department in Galaxy S20+ is also the same as that of Galaxy S20. However, there’s an addition of an extra rear depth camera. Lastly, it has a slightly larger 4,500mAh battery that comes with the same fast charging support as that of its base variant.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Specifications
Finally, we are on the biggest phone in the series – the Galaxy S20 Ultra. It sports a 6.9-inch Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X display, with a QHD (1,440×3,200 pixels) resolution and 511ppi of pixel density. Just like Galaxy S20+, it is also powered by the same processor.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra comes with either 12GB or 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, while storage ranges from 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB for both the LTE and 5G variants that can be expanded up to 1TB via a microSD card.
In the camera department, the Galaxy S20 Ultra has the same wide-angle and depth sensor as that of Galaxy S20. Apart from that, it has a 108-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, OIS, PDAF and you get a 48-megapixel telephoto camera with an f/3.5 aperture, PDAF, OIS. The Galaxy S20 Ultra also features a new periscope-style telephoto lens, which allows it to achieve 10x hybrid optical zoom and maximum ‘Super-Resolution Zoom’ of up to 100x. At the front, it has a 40-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture.
Last but not the least, the battery capacity on Galaxy S20 Ultra has also been bumped up to 5,000mAh. The Galaxy S20 Ultra also supports 45W fast charging, through the optional adapter that you might have to buy optionally.
Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20 Ultra Price and Availability
As for the price, the Galaxy S20 5G will be priced starting at $999 (approx. 71,000), while the Galaxy S20+ 5G will be priced starting at $1,199 (approx. Rs. 85,500), and the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G will be priced starting $1,399 (approx. Rs. 99,800). The Samsung Galaxy S20 series will be available starting March 6 in various colors.
At the same Galaxy Unpacked event, the company also launched the Galaxy Buds+ truly wireless earphones, which now feature two-way speakers, three microphones for improved sound and voice clarity. It comes with up to 11 hours of battery life on one charge, with the case adding another 11 hours. The earphones will have their own app called ‘Galaxy Buds ‘, which allows them to finally work with iOS devices.
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