On Wednesday the 11th of February, 2020, the much-awaited and highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S20 series were unveiled. The Samsung 2020 Unpacked event saw the introduction of its newest and top of the line mobile phones. The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, S20+, S20 and the Foldable Galaxy Z flip.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is the first in the new Samsung S20 flagship and brings a lot of ‘First’ in the Galaxy Line up and the mobile phone industry in General.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Review
The Samsung S20 Ultra is fully packed, even more than you may ever need and comes with 5G connectivity. This premium phone comes with an enormous memory of up to 16GB of RAM and 512 GB of internal memory which can be extended up to 1TB via a microSDXC slot. This awesome memory is integrated with a high-performance Universal Flash Storage technology (UFS 3.0). The CPU is an Octa-core (Dual 2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 and Dual 2.60 GHz Cortex-A76 and a Quad 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) Exynos 990 (7 nm+) chipset.
Design and Display
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra with all its features still appears slim with 166.9 x 76.0 x 8.8mm in dimension and only weighs 220g. It has a wide Infinity-O display size of 6.9 inches which is enough for you to enjoy all your gaming and videos. The display uses a dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors and a huge resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels using a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 as protection for the display and the back with a metal frame. S20 lacks the popular 3.5mm audio Jack, which means no wired connection for headphones.
Here is where the awesomeness of Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultral is most evident. The camera is unlike any smartphone before it. S20 Ultra has a Quad camera set up with a capability of 100x space zoom and optical image stabilization (OIS). The camera is a huge development in mobile Photography, coming with 12MP Ultra Wide Camera, 108MP Wide-angle Camera, 48MP Telephoto Camera and DepthVision Camera at the rear.
The rear quad-camera comes with a revolutionary 8K video resolution, the highest ever on a smartphone. That is 4 times more resolution than the Ultra High Definition (UHD) and 8 times more than the Full High Definition (FHD). That means you’ll capture moments in super-sharp resolution.
The selfie camera is a 40 MP (wide) camera that features Auto-HDR with an Infinity-O design on the display.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra comes with a big battery, a Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery. It is designed with an amazing Fast battery charging of 45W which means you get 100% charge in 74 mins from 0%. This is made possible because of its USB Power Delivery 3.0. In addition, there is a Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Full Spec
|Dimension: ||166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm|
|SIM Card Slot:||Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type:||Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Resolution:||1440 x 3200 pixels|
|OS:||Android 10.0; One UI 2|
|Chipset:||Exynos 990 (7 nm+)|
|CPU:||Octa-core ( Dual 2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & Dual 2.60 GHz Cortex-A76 & Quad 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Card slot:||microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Internal:||128GB 12GB RAM, |
256GB 12GB RAM,
512GB 16GB RAM with
|Main Camera:||12MP Ultra Wide,|
48MP Telephoto Camera and 0.3MP DepthVision
|Selfie Camera:||40 MP|
NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION
|4G LTE:||Yes (up to 150 Mbps downloads)|
Non-Standalone (NSA), Standalone (SA), Sub6 / mmWave
|WLAN:||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth :||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX|
|GPS:|| Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB:||3.2, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Capacity:||5000 mAh with Fast battery charging 45W: 100% in 74 min|
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Qi/PMA wireless Charging 15W
|Talk time :||-|
|Colors:||Cosmic Grey, Cosmic Black|
|Model Name:||SM-G988, SM-G988U|
|Sensors:||Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: Price and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is one of the S20 series announced at the Samsung event on the 11th of February 2020, it is expected to hit the market by March 2020.
To buy the S20 Ultra, you should be ready to part with around $1,400 for its 128GB version
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