After countless leaks here and there, Samsung’s next-generation flagship series of phones are now official. Meet the Samsung Galaxy S20 series of phones!
The devices follow last year’s Note10 series with punched-hole displays to accommodate the front camera. These also sport the latest Samsung Exynos 990 chipset, up to 12GB of RAM, and up to 512GB of internal storage.
There are three models this year like in 2019, but the base model now starts with the S20 itself. A new high-end S20 Ultra features unprecedented hardware for a Samsung phone, including the ability to connect to 5G networks with ease.
Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra specs:
|Samsung Galaxy S20||Samsung Galaxy S20+||Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra|
|Display||6.2" (20:9) Dynamic AMOLED 2.0||6.7" (20:9) Dynamic AMOLED 2.0||6.9" (20:9) Dynamic AMOLED 2.0|
|3200 x 1440 Quad HD+ (563ppi)||3200 x 1440 Quad HD+ (525ppi)||3200 x 1440 Quad HD+ (511ppi)|
|Processor||Octa-Core Exynos 990||Octa-Core Exynos 990||Octa-Core Exynos 990|
|microSD||up to 1TB||up to 1TB||up to 1TB|
|Rear Camera||12MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)||12MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)||12MP f/2.2 (Ultra Wide)|
|12MP f/1.8 (Wide)||12MP f/1.8 (Wide)||108MP f/1.8 (Wide)|
|64MP f/2.0 (Telephoto)||64MP f/2.0 (Telephoto)||48MP f/3.5 (Telephoto)|
|AF: Dual Pixel (Wide)||AF: Dual Pixel (Wide)||AF: Dual Pixel (Wide)|
|Dual OIS (Wide/Tele)||Dual OIS (Wide/Tele)||Dual OIS (Wide/Tele)|
|Front camera||10MP f/2.2||10MP f/2.2||40MP f/2.2|
|AF: Dual Pixel||AF: Dual Pixel||AF: Dual Pixel|
|SIM Type||LTE Hybrid Dual SIM||LTE Hybrid Dual SIM||LTE Hybrid Dual SIM|
|Network||4G / LTE||4G / LTE||4G LTE, 5G-ready (not yet enabled for PH devices)|
|Security||Ultrasonic Fingerprint||Ultrasonic Fingerprint||Ultrasonic Fingerprint|
|Water & Dust Resistance||IP68 (1.5m & 30min)||IP68 (1.5m & 30min)||IP68 (1.5m & 30min)|
|Audio||AKG, Dolby Atmos||AKG, Dolby Atmos||AKG, Dolby Atmos|
|Stereo Speakers||Stereo Speakers||Stereo Speakers|
|Connection||USB Type-C||USB Type-C||USB Type-C|
|Others||Samsung DeX||Samsung DeX||Samsung DeX|
|OS||Samsung One UI 2.0 (Android 10)||Samsung One UI 2.0 (Android 10)||Samsung One UI 2.0 (Android 10)|
|Super Fast Charging up to 25W||Super Fast Charging up to 25W||Super Fast Charging up to 45W|
|Wireless Reverse Charging||Wireless Reverse Charging||Wireless Reverse Charging|
|Color||Cosmic Gray, Cloud Pink (Globe and Smart exclusive color)||Cosmic Gray, Cosmic Black, Cloud Blue (Pre-Order exclusive color)||Cosmic Gray, Cosmic Black|
|Dimensions||69.1 x 151.7 x 7.9mm||73.7 x 161.9 x 7.8mm||76.0 x 166.9 x 8.8mm|
Perhaps the most noticeable change this year is the implementation of its rear cameras. Each S20 model now has at least three at the back of the device, with the S20 Ultra having a whopping 108-megapixel Samsung camera. They also boast of Space Zoom, which enables the user to digitally zoom by up to 100 times without much distortion.
Each phone also receive significant battery upgrades, from 4000mAh in the S20 to the 5000mAh in the S20 Ultra. They also feature up to 45W fast charging, as well as reverse wireless charging they call Wireless Powershare.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 series will be available in the country starting March 6th with the following price points: Php49,990 for the Samsung Galaxy S20, Php55,990 for the Samsung Galaxy S20+, and Php69,990 for the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. A separate Athletes-exclusive Galaxy S20+ 5G variant, in a golden finish, will be released later this year as part of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics festivities.