Samsung Galaxy S20

 

Price: 

Retail: $954.00

  • With a 1 year agreement: $454.00

12 month plan: $79.50/mo

18 month plan: $53.00/mo

24 month plan: $39.75/mo

 

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions: 151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9mm

Weight: 163g

 

Display:

6.2″ Quad HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2x

Infinity-O Display (3200×1440)

563 ppi

HDR10+ certified

120Hz refresh rate support

  • *Infinity-O Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal screen.
  • *Measured diagonally, Galaxy S20’s screen size is 6.2″ in the full rectangle and 6.1″ with accounting for the rounded corners; Galaxy S20+’s screen size is 6.7″ in the full rectangle and 6.5″ with accounting for the rounded corners; and Galaxy S20 Ultra’s screen size is 6.9″ in the full rectangle and 6.7″ with accounting for the rounded corners; actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and camera hole.
  • *Default screen refresh rate is 60Hz. Requires screen setting at 120Hz screen refresh rate.

 

Camera: 

Front Camera:

  • 10MP Selfie Camera
  • Dual Pixel AF
  • Pixel size: 1.22μm
  • FOV: 80˚
  • F.No (aperture): F2.2

Rear Camera:

1. 12 MP Ultra Wide Camera

  • Pixel size: 1.4μm
  • FOV: 120˚
  • F.No (aperture): F2.2

2. 12 MP Wide-angle Camera

  • Super speed Dual Pixel AF, OIS
  • Pixel size: 1.8μm
  • FOV: 79˚
  • F.No (aperture): F1.8
  • 1/1.76″ image sensor size

3. 64 MP Telephoto Camera

  • Pixel size: 0.8μm
  • FOV: 76˚
  • F.No (aperture): F2.0

 

Space Zoom

  • Hybrid Optic Zoom 3x
  • Super Resolution Zoom up to 30x

OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)

Tracking AF

Intelligent Features:

  • Scene Optimizer
  • Shot suggestions
  • Flaw Detection

Camera modes:

  • Single Take
  • Photo
  • Video
  • Pro
  • Panorama
  • Food
  • Night
  • Live focus
  • Live focus Video
  • Pro Video
  • Super Slow-mo
  • Slow motion
  • Hyperlapse
  • *The format and amount of Single Take results may differ based on original capture.
  • *Scene Optimizer supports 30 modes: Face, Baby, Person, Dog, Cat, Food, People, Beaches, Sky, Mountain, Sunset, Sunrise, City, Snow, Waterfall, Watersides, Scenery, Stage, Vehicles, Drinks, Flowers, Trees, Greenery, Animal, Shoes, Backlit, Indoor, Text, Clothes, Night view
  • *Accuracy of Scene Optimizer and Flaw Detection may differ depending on shooting conditions including multiple subjects, being out of focus, or moving subjects.
  • *Blink and blur detection works best when there are three or fewer people in the frame, 1.5 meters or closer to the camera.
  • *Lens smudge and backlighting detection notifies once every 24 hours if flaw is detected. Backlight detection works when HDR is turned off.
  • *Super Slow-mo only supports HD resolution. On Galaxy S20 and S20+, users can record approximately 1 second of video captured at up to 960 fps with approximately 32 seconds of playback. On Galaxy S20 Ultra, users can record approximately 1 second of video captured at 480 fps and digitally enhance the video to 960 fps with approximately 32 seconds of playback. Playback time can be edited in Super Slow-mo player.

Useful Features:

1. Camera settings bar

  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • Full view
  • Timer

2. Camera settings menu

  • HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Grid lines
  • Floating Shutter button
  • Motion photos
  • Location tags
  • Quick launch

3. AR features

  • AR Doodle
  • Quick Measure
  • 3D Scanner
  • *AR Emoji is in MASK mode when first created and follows your facial expressions. To have your AR Emoji follow your body movements, MIRROR mode must be selected. AR Emoji movements do not include hand gestures. For best results when using MIRROR mode, include full body in the frame.
  • *AR Emoji may only be sent with apps supporting GIF format.
  • *Quick Measure on Galaxy S20 without the DepthVision Camera provides only measurements such as distance, length, and human height. Quick Measure on Galaxy S20+ and S20 Ultra with the DepthVision Camera provides additional functions including Area measurement and 3D measurement. Any measurements provided by Quick Measure may not be accurate and should be used for reference purposes only. Accuracy of Quick Measure may differ depending on various factors including shooting conditions, such as being outdoors, and object characteristics, such as being too large, very small, highly reflective, or extremely dark.
  • *3D Scanner is only available on Galaxy S20+ and S20 Ultra. The 3D Scanner app is part of the AR Zone and must be downloaded from the AR Zone prior to use.
  • *Accuracy of 3D Scanner may differ depending on shooting conditions including subject shape, size, symmetry, and color, transparency, thin objects, or black objects.

Video Recording

1. Resolution

  • 8K video recording at 24 fps (7680×4320)
  • 4K UHD video recording at 60 fps (3840×2160)
  • 1080p FHD video recording at 60 fps (1920×1080)
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps (1280×720)

2. Shooting speed

  • Super steady
  • Super Slow-mo 720p video support at 960 fps
  • Slow motion 1080p video support at 240 fps
  • Hyperlapse 1080p video support

3. Other

  • HDR10+ recording
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • Digital zoom up to 12x
  • High CRI LED Flash
  • Tracking AF
  • Take 33MP still photos while playing 8K video
  • Playback zoom
  • Video location tags
  • *HDR10+ recording is currently in beta and only available on the rear camera. Quality may vary based on sharing platform and playback environment; HDR10+ color is only available on supported devices or platforms.
  • *Super Slow-mo only supports HD resolution. On Galaxy S20 and S20+, users can record approximately 1 second of video captured at up to 960 fps with approximately 32 seconds of playback. On Galaxy S20 Ultra, users can record approximately 1 second of video captured at 480 fps and digitally enhance the video to 960 fps with approximately 32 seconds of playback. Playback time can be edited in Super Slow-mo player.
  • *Super steady is only available when shooting in Full HD.

 

Performance: 

Battery Capacity: 4000mAh (typical)

*Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 3880mAh for Galaxy S20, 4370mAh for Galaxy S20+, and 4855mAh for Galaxy S20 Ultra. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.

Charging:

  • Improved wireless charging speeds with Fast Wireless Charging 2.0
  • Fast Charging compatible on wired and wireless
  • Wireless PowerShare
  • *Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 currently available with Wireless Charger Stand, Wireless Charger Duo Pad, and other devices that support 10W or more wireless charging. Sold separately. Actual charging speed may vary depending on the actual usage, charging conditions, and other factors. Wireless charger requires power connection. Recommend using in-box charging cable and/or travel adapter for use of third party items may cause damage to the Wireless Charger Stand and Wireless Charger Duo Pad or a decrease in charging speed.
  • *Wireless PowerShare is limited to Samsung or other brand smartphones with Qi wireless charging, such as Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, Z Flip, Note10, Note10+, S10e, S10, S10+, Fold, S9, S9+, S8, S8+, S8 Active, S7, S7 edge, S7 Active, S6, S6 edge, S6 Active, S6 edge+, Note9, Note8, Note FE, Note5, and wearables such as Galaxy Watch Active2, Galaxy Watch Active, Gear Sport, Gear S3, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Buds. If battery power is lower than 30% Wireless PowerShare may not function. May not work with certain accessories, covers, other brand devices, or some Samsung wearables. May affect call reception or data services, depending on your network environment.

Network & Connectivity:

1. LTE

  • Enhanced 4×4 MIMO, Up to 7CA, LTE Cat.20
  • Up to 2.0Gbps Download / Up to 150 Mbps Upload

2. Wi-Fi

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax 2.4G+5GHz, HE80, MIMO, 1024-QAM
  • Up to 1.2Gbps Download / Up to 1.2Gbps Upload

3. Bluetooth

  • Bluetooth® v 5.0, ANT+, USB type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
  • *Actual speed may vary depending on country, carrier, and user environment.
  • *Requires optimal 5G connection. Actual speed may vary depending on country, carrier, and user environment.
  • *Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.

AP:

  • 7㎚ 64-bit Octa-Core Processor * 2.7㎓ (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.5㎓ + 2㎓
  • 7㎚ 64-bit Octa-Core Processor * 2.8㎓ (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.4㎓ + 1.8㎓
  • *May differ by country and carrier.

Memory: 8 GB RAM (LPDDR5) with 128GB internal storage

Expandable Memory & SIM Card:

  • Single SIM model: one Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)
  • *SIM card sold separately. Availability of Dual SIM may vary depending on country and carrier.
  • *MicroSD card sold separately. Availability may vary depending on country and manufacturer.
  • *eSIM supported on Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra models. eSIM requires a wireless service plan and allows you to activate a mobile network plan without the use of a Nano SIM. eSIM availability may vary depending on country and carrier. Check with your carrier if your mobile network plan supports eSIM.

OS: Android 10

Audio:

1. Stereo speakers and Earphones sound by AKG

  • Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included)
  • Earphones: Hybrid canal type, 2way dynamic unit

2. Ultra high quality audio playback

  • UHQ 32-bit &DSD64/128 support
  • PCM: Up to 32 bits, DSD: DSD64/128

3. Audio playback format: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, APE, DSF, DFF

4. Bluetooth:

  • Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy S20 or S20+ to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.
  • Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.

5. Recording:

  • Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.

Video:

1. Video playback format: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

2. TV connection

  • Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30 fps)
  • Wired: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K UHD at 60 fps)

Water Resistance: IP68 *IP68 is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Not advised for beach or pool use.

Sensors & Buttons:

1. Sensors:

  • Ultrasonic Fingerprint sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Gyro sensor
  • Geomagnetic sensor
  • Hall sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • RGB Light sensor

2. Buttons:

  • Power and Bixby key
  • Volume key

 

Security

Knox platform: real-time monitoring and protection

Virus, malware prevention. (Powered by McAfee)

Secure Folder: a secure space on the device to isolate and protect content such as apps, photos, movies, and private files.

Authentication:

1. Lock type: pattern, PIN, password

2. Biometric lock type: Fingerprint sensor, Face recognition

 

Payment

Samsung Pay:

1. Credit & debit cards: supports MST or/and NFC

2. Membership cards

3. Gift cards

4. Transit cards

5. Rewards point service

6. Global transfer

 

Intelligence

Intelligent Performance: Intelligent Performance Enhancer

Bixby

1. Bixby Vision

  • Translate
  • Discover
  • Shopping
  • Wine
  • QR code
  • Scene describer
  • Quick reader
  • Color detector

2. Bixby Routines

  • *Available functions and features may vary depending on country.
  • *Bixby service availability may vary depending on country; Bixby recognizes selected languages and certain accents/dialects; user interface may change and differ by device; availability of Bixby features and content providers may vary depending on country/carrier/language/device model/OS version; Samsung Account log-in and data network connection (Wi-Fi or data network) required.; Bixby controls selected apps, other apps to be supported.
  • *Bixby Vision service availability may vary depending on country or device; user interface may change and differ by device; Data network (Wi-Fi or internet connection) required; availability of Bixby Vision features and content providers may vary depending on country; all information, content, or images herein are provided by third parties and such content may not be accurate nor reflect the most updated information.
  • *Translation speed may vary depending on internet connection and word count. This function is limited to selected languages. For the full list of languages please visit http://www.samsung.com/global/galaxy/apps/bixby/vision/.
  • * Wine search feature is provided in English(US) and Mandarin Chinese, other languages to be supported.
  • * Food recognition feature only shows an estimate and may not be accurate. The actual amount of calorie intake may differ by food and health status of the user.
  • *Bixby Routines Driving routine only available in cars with Bluetooth capabilities.
  • *Bixby Routines requires access to Samsung Account input and customized service prior to using the usage pattern analysis based service.

 

Customization

Edge Screen

1. Edge Panels

  • Apps
  • Smart select
  • Tools
  • Samsung Members
  • Live messages
  • People
  • Tasks
  • Weather
  • Samsung Internet
  • Reminder
  • Clipboard

2. Edge Lighting

Video Wallpaper: Up to 15 seconds of video can be used.

AOD (Always On Display)

1. AOD Content – Choose from a variety of clock designs and information

  • Clock: digital clock, analogue clock, world clock, and edge clock (option to choose color)
  • Calendar: Month view calendar, Today’s event
  • Image: select an image from Gallery and set it as image for the AOD screen
  • Animated GIF
  • Song information

2. FaceWidgets – Experience different widgets on the AOD screen by double-tapping the clock area.

3. AOD Themes

  • Download AOD-exclusive themes from the Theme Store.
  • Decorate your AOD screen with various themes.

Galaxy Themes – Themes are sets of wallpapers, icons, and other design details available for download to the Galaxy S20/S20+.

 

Accessibility

Accessibility Features

  • Voice Assistant
  • High contrast theme, font, keyboard, and internet
  • Color inversion, adjustment, lens
  • Magnifier window, widget
  • Sound detectors
  • Hearing aid support
  • Left/right sound balance
  • Mono audio
  • Turn off all sound
  • Live Transcribe/Caption on Android
  • Amplify ambient sound
  • Universal switch
  • Assistant menu
  • Interaction control
  • Touch settings (Tap duration, Ignore repeated touches, Touch and hold delay)
  • Mouse and Physical keyboard (Click after pointer stops, Sticky keys, Slow keys, Bounce keys)
  • Direct access
  • Flash notification

 

In the Box

  • Device
  • Data Cable
  • Travel Adapter
  • Ejection Pin
  • Earphones sound by AKG
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Protective Film