Samsung Galaxy S20 5G, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra launched, featuring 120Hz display, 8K video recording, 100X zoom and more

Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy S20 series flagship smartphones alongside the Galaxy Z Flip foldable smartphone. After a number of rumors and leaks of the new S20 series flagships, the Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra.

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The Samsung Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20+ are the successors to the last year’s flagships, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S20+. However, there’s a new addition to the family, the Galaxy S20 Ultra which is the top among all.

What’s interesting about these flagships is all of them flaunts a spectacular 120Hz displays featuring a 2K+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel, supports 5G network and can record up to 8K videos with its camera. The cameras also flaunt a 3D TOF camera on the two phones.

The main camera is a whopping 108 MP and the front has a 40 MP camera to aid the selfies which can be found on the top-of-the-line Galaxy S20 Ultra. While the other two have a 64 MP telephoto camera and two 12 MP cameras one of which is the main camera and the other is wide-angle. The Galaxy S20+ and the Galaxy S20 Ultra equip an extra 0.3 MP TOF 3D camera which makes them a quad-camera smartphone.

Specifications for the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra include a 6.9-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a 120 Hz refresh rate. It packs a 7nm Exynos 990 octa-core SoC with up to 16 GB LPDDR5 RAM up to 512 GB storage for both LTE and 5G variants. The battery capacity is a massive 5,000 mAh with support for 45W fast charging.

The Galaxy S20 Ultra also features a new periscope-style telephoto lens that can achieve up to 10X hybrid optical zoom and a maximum 100X ‘Super Resolution Zoom’.

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Galaxy S20 (Left), Galaxy S20+ (Middle), Galaxy S20 Ultra (Right)

The Samsung Galaxy S20+ offers a 6.7-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. It has the same 7nm Exynos 990 octa-core SoC with 8 GB RAM up to 128 GB storage. The battery on the phone is a 4,500 mAh with fast charging support.

The Samsung Galaxy S20, on the other hand, offers a 6.2-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a 120 Hz refresh rate, the 7nm same flagship chip Exynos 990 with 8 GB RAM up to 128 GB storage. It has a 4,000 mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series will be available starting March 6 in various colors. The company hasn’t announced any details about Indian pricing or availability just yet.

The Samsung Galaxy Buds+ also launched at the event along with the Galaxy S20 series. It features two-way speakers, three microphones for improved audio and voice clarity and offers up to 11 hours of battery life in a single charge. The case adds another 11 hours of battery life.

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G Specifications

  • Display: 6.2-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120 Hz, HDR10+
  • Software: Samsung One UI 2.0 based on Android 10
  • Protection: IP68 water and dust resistant
  • CPU: 7nm Exynos 990 octa-core SoC
  • GPU: Mali-G77 MP11
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 128 GB, expandable via microSD slot
  • Main Camera: Triple cameras, 12 MP f/1.8 Main + 12 MP f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle, 64 MP 2.0 tele lens, OIS, LED flash
  • Selfie Camera: 10 MP f/2.2 dual pixel PDAF
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C 3.2
  • Cellular: 5G OR 4G (depending on the variant)
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh, Fast Charging, Wireless Charging

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G Price & Availability

  • Price: $999 (~Rs 71,200)
  • Availability: March 6, 2020, for global markets, February 21, 2020, for preordering

Samsung Galaxy S20+ Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120 Hz, HDR10+
  • Software: Samsung One UI 2.0 based on Android 10
  • Protection: IP68 water and dust resistant
  • CPU: 7nm Exynos 990 octa-core SoC
  • GPU: Mali-G77 MP11
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 128 GB, expandable via microSD slot
  • Main Camera: Quad cameras, 12 MP f/1.8 Main + 12 MP f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle, 64 MP 2.0 tele lens, 0.3 MP TOF 3D camera, OIS, LED flash
  • Selfie Camera: 10 MP f/2.2 dual pixel PDAF
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C 3.2
  • Cellular: 5G OR 4G (depending on the variant)
  • Battery: 4,500 mAh, Fast Charging, Wireless Charging

Samsung Galaxy S20+ Price & Availability

  • Price: $1199 (~Rs 85,450)
  • Availability: March 6, 2020, for global markets, February 21, 2020, for preordering

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120 Hz, HDR10+
  • Software: Samsung One UI 2.0 based on Android 10
  • Protection: IP68 water and dust resistant
  • CPU: 7nm Exynos 990 octa-core SoC
  • GPU: Mali-G77 MP11
  • Memory: Up to 16 GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • Storage: Up to 512 GB, expandable via microSD slot
  • Main Camera: Quad cameras, 48 MP f/3.6 periscope + 12 MP f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle, 108 MP 2.0 wide-angle, 0.3 MP TOF 3D, OIS, LED flash
  • Selfie Camera: 40 MP f/2.2 dual pixel PDAF
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C 3.2
  • Cellular: 5G network
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh, 45W Fast Charging, Wireless Charging

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Price & Availability

  • Price: $1,399 (~Rs 92,580)
  • Availability: March 6, 2020, for global markets, February 21, 2020, for preordering