Samsung Galaxy S20 Series

Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra are finally out. This flagship smartphone series that made a debut at the Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event in San Francisco, US, is the best that the company has to offer in 2020. The phones are up for pre-booking with sales opening on March 6.

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These variants come in distinct sizes and feature 5G connectivity- all geared up next-generation devices. They run Android 10 with One UI on top, Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O Display (3200×1440). Their display has been awarded the Eye Care Certification based on its ability to drastically reduce the harmful effects of blue light. Being offered at 120Hz refresh rate support, they offer incredibly smooth scrolling and swiping through menus, as well as an enhanced gaming experience.

With new and improved cameras, slimmer bezels and significantly increased camera resolution, the users can have more detailed images with added flexibility for editing, cropping, and zooming. The Space Zoom technology enables you to zoom in close even when you are far away.

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These Galaxy S20 devices support “pro-grade videography”- stunning 8K video shooting, so users can capture their world in true-to-life color and quality, all enabled by its improved super-steady stabilization and night hyperlapse modes. With only a minuscule camera hole, no notch, one can avail a full frontal view on the screen giving a purely cinematic experience.

The 5G technology in these phones marks the beginning of mobile innovations. Samsung has made impactful partnerships to capitalize on these new features for making its users’ experience easier and better. With 5G, users can have an enhanced video chatting experience through deep integration with Google Duo, bringing new Duo features first to these Galaxy S20 smartphones.

Samsung has partnered with YouTube so you can upload your 8K videos directly to YouTube at ultra-fast speed, the integrated 5G capabilities makes it possible. Samsung is also working on an arrangement with Netflix to have renowned directors to capture bonus content on these phones, based on popular Netflix Originals. Users should be able to make use of this integration to discover and access the best Netflix content.

For mobile game lovers, the 120Hz display in the phones would offer a smooth gaming experience. Samsung’s partner, Microsoft, is likely to launch its popular Forza Street in the Galaxy Store, marking the first time the game is coming to mobile.

For authentication, the users have Biometric locks- Fingerprint sensor and Face recognition, with Lock types in Pattern, PIN and Password, as always. These devices are water-resistant and can stay submerged in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes, though it is not advised for beach or pool use.

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There is a lot of speculation about the color options, the ones that are being offered and what Samsung could roll out perhaps in the coming days. However, the company website, for now, shares the colors as under, clearly stating that the color availability may vary depending on country or carrier.

Please find the key specs of these phones below-


Galaxy S20

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  • Display: 15.83cm (6.2″)
  • Dimensions: 151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9mm
  • Weight: 163g
  • Colors: Cosmic Gray, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink
  • Battery capacity: 4000mAh
  • Charging: 25W fast charge
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 990 / Qualcomm Snapdragon 865(selected markets)
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 128GB (can be increased to 1 TB with a microSD card).
  • Front Camera: 10-megapixel
  • Rear Camera: 12-megapixel + 64-megapixel + 12-megapixel
  • Resolution: 1440×3200 pixel
  • Gorilla Glass 6 with an Aluminium frame

The S20 price starts at INR 66,999 (Approx 1000$).


Galaxy S20 Plus

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  • Display: 16.95cm (6.7″)
  • Dimensions: 161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8mm
  • Weight: 186g
  • Colors: Cosmic Black, Cosmic Gray, Cloud Blue
  • Battery Capacity: 4500mAh
  • Charging: 25W fast charger
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 990 / Qualcomm Snapdragon 865(selected markets)
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB and 512GB (can be increased to 1 TB with a microSD card)
  • Front Camera: 10-megapixel
  • Rear Camera: 12-megapixel + 64-megapixel + 12-megapixel.
  • Resolution: 1440×3200 pixels
  • Gorilla Glass 6 with an Aluminium frame

The S20 Plus price starts at INR 73,999 (Approx 1200$).


Galaxy S20 Ultra

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  • Display: 17.44cm (6.9″)
  • Dimensions: 166.9 x 76.0 x 8.8mm
  • Weight: 220g
  • Colors: Cosmic Gray, Cosmic Black
  • Battery capacity: 5000mAh
  • Charging: 25W fast charger (The phone is compatible with Samsung’s 45W fast charger- to be bought separately.)
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 990 / Qualcomm Snapdragon 865(selected markets)
  • RAM: 12GB/ 16GB
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB and 512GB (can be increased to 1 TB with a microSD card)
  • Front Camera: 40-megapixel
  • Rear Camera: 108-megapixel + 48-megapixel + 12-megapixel
  • Resolution: 1440×3200 pixels
  • Gorilla Glass 6 with a Stainless Steel frame

The S20 Ultra price starts at Rs. 92,999 (Approx 1400$).


Samsung has always had a bent at offering the best to its customers. This new Samsung Galaxy S20 series is no less. Power-packed, bigger and better, these phones seem to be the right choice, perhaps a premium one for Android phone lovers!

GREG RAKOZY SAMSUNG

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