Samsung Galaxy S20
Going strictly by design, one would notice that the Samsung galaxy S20 does not really differ much from the Samsung galaxy S10 smartphone.
In terms of size, the body design for both smartphones are actually very similar. The entire body of the Samsung galaxy S20 smartphone is wrapped in the corning gorilla glass 6. Also, this device comes in grand style.
The entire body of the Samsung galaxy S20 smartphone as well as the neat panel measures 151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9mm in dimension and also weighs 164 grams. The Samsung galaxy S20 has an IP68 rating which renders it water and dust resistant up to 1.5m for 30 minutes.
End users can therefore be inclined to take this device with them to the pool. However, caution must be applied here because the warranty for the Samsung galaxy S20 does not cover damage sustained from liquids.
Samsung pay is also equipped in the Samsung galaxy S20 smartphone.
One of the major advantages that the Samsung galaxy S20 smartphone has is it’s superior camera prowess. Samsung spent time to make this feature excellent on this smartphone. It has three shooters in the rear camera and one in the front camera.
The primary sensor is 12 MP which features large 1.8um pixels. Additionally, optical image stabilization (OIS) and an f/1.8 aperture comes with it. The telephoto lens of 64MP is the most impressive camera feature of the Samsung galaxy S20 smartphone. Samsung advertised up to 3x hybrid zoom and up to 30x super resolution zoom on the lens.
The 64MP shooter can record 8k video quality. It also possesses an ultra wide sensor of 12MP which is capable of snapping 120 degree angle coupled with super steady video.
Selfie lovers are also not left out here. This smartphone has a front camera of 10MP wide. With the front camera, you can conduct dual video call, auto HDR and can record 4k videos.
Hardware, Software And Other Features
Depending on your location, there are several Chips and processors that the Samsung galaxy S20 smartphone comes in. This has been the trend for the Samsung ‘S’ series smartphone for quite some time now.
Those in Africa will have access to exynos 990 version which also has an octa core processor clocking a speed of 2.73 GHz Monogoose M5. This is also the global version of the Samsung galaxy S20 smartphone as stated by Samsung.
Those in the US will have access to the Qualcomm SM8250 snapdragon 865 chipset with an octa core processor that has a processing speed of 2.84 GHz. Even though the specs are great, don’t be overly focused on them. Both the global and the American version perform exceptionally well.
With both versions, you can have access to a RAM space of 8GB with an in built storage of 128GB. You can even expand the memory at the expense of the second sim slot. The Samsung galaxy S20 will run the latest Android 10 OS right off the bat and will come with One UI 2 user interface on top.
Furthermore, the Samsung galaxy S20 has an in built battery of 4,000MAH capacity. The battery supports fast charging up to 25W and a USB delivering of 3.0
For now, the Samsung galaxy S20 will still run the 4G LTE network capacity.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Price And Availability
The Samsung galaxy S20 smartphone will have a starting price of €899. When converted, it costs N360,000 in Nigeria. It costs around 5,500Ghs in Ghana and roughly 100,000 ksh in Kenya.
The phone can be ordered in awesome colors such as cloud blue, cosmic grey and cloud pink.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G Full Specifications
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)|
|CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE (unspecified)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps; 5G (2+ Gbps DL)|
|Announced||Exp. announcement 2020, February|
|Status||Rumored. Exp. announcement 2020, February|
|Dimensions||167 x 76 x 8.8mm|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
|Type||Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Resolution||3200 x 1400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~511 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 6|
|OS||Android 10.0; One UI 2|
|Chipset||Exynos 990 – Global
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 – USA
|microSD, up to 1 TB|
|Internal||128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 16GB|
TOF 3D camera
|Features||LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected], HDR10+, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS|
|Dual||40 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/3″, 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF|
|Features||Dual video call, Auto-HDR|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Dolby Atmos sound
Tuned by AKG
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|Radio||FM radio (USA & Canada only)|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
|Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery|
|Charging||Fast battery charging 45W: 100% in 74 min
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W
|Colors||Black, White, Blue|
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