Samsung Galaxy S20 series is finally here after much leaks and rumours. The Smartphone was officially launched on Tuesday, and it’s the successor of Samsung galaxy S10. The series of the new S20 include Samsung galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra. As the Samsung S series flagship, all the three smartphones are 5G enable with 4G variant being made available.
Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra comes with the new 120Hz refresh rate displays, improved cameras with 8K video recording support, big batteries, and an updated design with slimmer bezels. With upto 45W fast charging support, samsung also added Spotify integration with Bixby Routines, Google Duo integration with the dialler app and has tied up with Microsoft, to launch Forza Street for the first time on a smartphone.
Key Specs S20
Display: 6.20-inch (1440x3200)
Processor: Samsung Exynos 990/ Snapdragon 865 SoC
Front Camera: 10MP
Rear Camera: 12MP + 64MP + 12MP
Battery Capacity: 4,000mAh
OS: Android 10
Release Date: 11th February 2020
Just as it should be, the S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra comes with different specifications which i will identify below according to its classes.
Galaxy S20 specifications
Display & Design
Here is the smallest of them all, measuring 151.7×69.1×7.9mm in dimensions and weighing 163 grams. It features a 6.2-inch Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X display, with a QHD (1,440×3,200 pixels) resolution and a pixel count of 563ppi. It’s HDR10 certified and supports a high refresh rate of 120Hz.
Software & Hardware
One UI 2.1 based on Android 10 Samsung galaxy S20 phone is powered by a 7nm octa-core processor. Depending on your region and the model you pick, you’ll either get a Samsung Exynos 990 SoC (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 (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).
It comes with upto 12GB RAM of LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB of storage, for the LTE version. It is equally expandable via microSD card (up to 1TB). It’s coupled with 4,000 mAh battery, that supports 25W fast charging that, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0, and reverse wireless charging.
Galaxy S20 Camera
Optics of Galaxy S20 features triple rear cameras, which includes 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. Some of the new camera features include 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.
Up front is 10-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture.
Sensors & Connectivity
In-display fingerprint sensor and face recognition is present for biometric authentication. Galaxy S20 is IP68 certified for dust and water resistance. All sorts of trending Connectivity options including the new 5G network is made available. Others 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.
Galaxy S20+ specifications
The Galaxy S20+ is much similar to the Galaxy S20, but it differs in size, battery capacity, and you also get an extra rear camera. S20+ measures 161.9×73.7×7.8mm in dimensions and is heavier at 186 grams (188 grams for the 5G variant).
It also has a slightly larger, 4,500mAh battery. The LTE version gets 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage while the 5G variant gets 12GB of RAM and options of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB of storage. The front and rear camera configurations remain the same too, except for the addition of a rear depth camera.
As for display, you get a 6.7-inch QHD (1,440×3,200 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2X display, with a pixel count of 525ppi and an Infinity-O hole-punch.
Galaxy S20 Ultra specifications
Here is the Premium variant of the S20 series. Galaxy S20 Ultra measures 166.9x76x8.8mm in dimensions and weighs 220 grams (222 grams for the 5G variant).
It features a 6.9-inch QHD Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a pixel count of 511ppi. The Galaxy S20 Ultra comes with upto 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and storage ranges from 128GB, 256GB and 512GB for both the LTE and 5G variants.
Battery capacity is 5,000mAh making it a mind blowing despite being the company’s Galaxy S series flagship of the year. The Galaxy S20 Ultra also supports 45W fast charging, through the optional adapter.
As for camera, apart from the wide-angle and depth cameras, the primary camera is a 108-megapixel sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, OIS, PDAF and you get a 48-megapixel telephoto camera with a 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. The front camera is also a 40-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 aperture.
Having seen it all, below is the full specifications of Samsung galaxy S20 on a table format!
Samsung Galaxy S20 5G Full Specifications
Model: Galaxy S20 5G
Release date: 11th February 2020
Form factor: Touchscreen
Body type: Glass
Dimensions (mm): 151.70 x 69.10 x 7.90
Weight (g): 163.00
IP rating: IP68
Battery capacity (mAh): 4000
Removable battery: No
Fast charging: Proprietary
Wireless charging: Yes
Colours: Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, Cosmic Grey
Screen size (inches): 6.20
Resolution: 1440×3200 pixels
Aspect ratio: 20:9
Processor: 2GHz octa-core (2×2.73GHz + 2×2.5GHz + 4x2GHz)
Processor make: Samsung Exynos 990
Internal storage: 128GB
Expandable storage type: microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB): 1000
Dedicated microSD slot: No
Main camera: 12-megapixel (f/1.8) + 64-megapixel (f/2.0) + 12-megapixel (f/2.2)
Rear autofocus: Yes
Rear flash: Dual LED
Front camera: 10-megapixel (f/2.2)
Front autofocus: Yes
Operating system: Android 10
Skin: One UI 2.0
Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes
Bluetooth: Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Face unlock: Yes
In-Display Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20 Ultra price and availability
The Galaxy S20 series will be available starting March 6. And the price tag has been set to start from $999.99 (roughly N360,000) for the Galaxy S20 5G. S20+ 5G is priced at $1,199 (roughly N432,000), while Samsung Galaxy S20 ultra 5G is priced at $1,399 (roughly N504,000).