Samsung Galaxy S20
Display: Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (peak)
Camera: Triple, 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS 64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55" 1.4µm, Super Steady video
CPU: Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.50 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) - Global Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-A77 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) - USA
OS: Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.0
Battery: Li-Ion 4000 mAh, non-removable
The Samsung Galaxy S20 is a flagship smartphone that offers a plethora of features and capabilities. Starting with its price, the Galaxy S20 was initially released at a premium price point, reflecting its high-end specifications and cutting-edge technology. However, as time goes by and newer models are released, the price may have become more affordable, making it a great option for those looking for a flagship device without breaking the bank.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Price and Accessibility Review
Despite being on the high side price wise, the Samsung Galaxy S20 is worth every penny spent on it. In terms of availability, the Galaxy S20 was widely available upon its release, being offered by major carriers and retailers globally. As it gained popularity, it became even more accessible, with availability expanding to various markets and online platforms.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Performance Review
When it comes to performance, the Galaxy S20 delivers exceptional power and speed. Equipped with a high-performance processor and ample RAM, it can handle demanding tasks and resource-intensive applications with ease. Whether you’re gaming, multitasking, or running complex apps, the Galaxy S20 provides a smooth and lag-free experience.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Camera Review
The camera system on the Galaxy S20 is impressive. It features a versatile triple-camera setup, including a primary wide-angle lens, an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a telephoto lens. These cameras work in harmony to capture stunning photos with excellent detail, vibrant colors, and impressive dynamic range. Additionally, the device supports various shooting modes, such as Night mode and Pro mode, allowing users to capture great shots in low-light conditions or have manual control over their photography.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Design Review
In terms of design, the Galaxy S20 showcases a sleek and premium look. It features a glass front and back with an aluminum frame, giving it a sophisticated and premium feel. The display is a large, vibrant Super AMOLED panel with minimal bezels and a small punch-hole cutout for the front-facing camera. The overall design is both aesthetically pleasing and ergonomic, making it comfortable to hold and use.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Software Review
Software-wise, the Galaxy S20 runs on Samsung’s One UI, which is a user-friendly and feature-rich interface layered over Android. It offers a smooth and intuitive user experience, with a host of customization options and useful features. Samsung also provides regular software updates, ensuring that the device remains up to date with the latest security patches and new features.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Battery Life and Charging Review
Battery life on the Galaxy S20 is respectable, thanks to its decent-sized battery and optimized software. It can comfortably last through a full day of moderate to heavy usage, including web browsing, multimedia streaming, and social media. Additionally, the device supports fast charging, allowing you to quickly top up the battery when needed.
In terms of charging, the Galaxy S20 supports both wired and wireless charging. It also features reverse wireless charging, which means you can use the device to wirelessly charge other compatible devices like earbuds or smartwatches. This is a convenient feature to have when you need to charge other devices on the go.
Overall, the Samsung Galaxy S20 offers a premium smartphone experience with its powerful performance, impressive camera capabilities, sleek design, user-friendly software, and decent battery life. While the price may have become more affordable over time, it still provides excellent value for those seeking a high-end smartphone.
|Announced||2020, February 11|
|Released||2020, March 06|
|Model||Samsung Galaxy S20|
|Versions||SM-G980, SM-G980F, SM-G980F/DS|
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 &amp;amp; SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA 800 / 1900 &amp;amp; TD-SCDMA
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps|
|Dimensions||151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 in) Weight 163 g (5.75 oz) Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame SIM|
|Weight||163 g (5.75 oz)|
|Build Type||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame|
|SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.||Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)||Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (peak)|
|Size||6.2 inches, 93.8 cm2 (~89.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~563 ppi density)|
|Display Protection <strong>Display Protection => </strong> Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.||Corning Gorilla Glass 6|
|RAM (Memory) <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.||8GB|
|Internal Storage <strong>Internal Storage</strong> is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.||128GB|
|Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Call Record Memory||Yes|
12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76&amp;quot;, 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 29mm (telephoto), 1/1.72&amp;quot;, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55&amp;quot; 1.4µm, Super Steady video
|Camera Features||LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama|
|Video Resolution||8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS &amp;amp; OIS|
10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.24&amp;quot;, 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
|Camera Features||Dual video call, Auto-HDR|
|Video Resolution||4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps|
|Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.||Exynos 990 (7 nm+) - Global Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 5G (7 nm+) - USA|
|CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.||Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.50 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) - Global Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Cortex-A77 & 3x2.42 GHz Cortex-A77 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55) - USA|
|GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.||Mali-G77 MP11 - Global Adreno 650 - USA|
|Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.||Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.0|
|Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.|
|Facebook <strong>Facebook</strong> is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.|
|Youtube <strong>Youtube</strong> is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.|
|Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Infrared <strong>Infrared</strong> connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.|
|Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|FM Radio||Yes, (Snapdragon model only; market/operator dependent)|
|GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|USB||USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go|
|NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.|
|HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|Audio Jack Type||No, 32-bit/384kHz audio Tuned by AKG|
|SMS <strong>SMS</strong> (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.||Yes|
|MMS <strong>MMS</strong> (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.|
|Email <strong>Email</strong> (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.||Yes|
|IM <strong>IM</strong> (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.||Yes|
|Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.||Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)|
|Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.||4000 mAh|
|Fast Charging||Yes, 25W|
|Wireless Charging <strong>Wireless Charging</strong> (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.||Yes, 15W, Reverse wireless charging 4.5W|
|USB Power Delivery||3.0|
|Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.||
Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
|Colors||Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, Cloud White, Aura Red|
- A Samsung Galaxy S20
- A USB Type-C to Type-C cable
- A printed setup guide and instructions.
- A SIM card tool.