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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
$1,229.00
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Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6.9-inch 1440 x 3088 pixels QHD+ screen
  • Camera: 108 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP Main / 10 MP front
  • Storage: 128/256/512 GB
  • RAM: 8/12 GB
  • CPU: Octa-core Exynos 990 & Snapdragon 865+ CPU
  • OS: Android 10; OneUI v2.1

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

9.5
  • Design, Built Quality 9 / 10
  • Display Quality 10 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 9 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is the higher variant of the Galaxy Note20. There are five pronounced differences between the standard version and the Ultra version. First, the Note 20 ultra has a larger 6.9-inches Dynamic AMOLED display with 1440 x 3088 pixels resolution and up to 120Hz refresh rate; secondly it has more camera fun with a whooping 108MP main camera; thirdly, the battery is pushed to 4500mAh; fourthly, you can insert an SD card in case the built-in storage is not enough; and finally, the 64-megapixel telephoto lens on the vanilla version is replaced by a 12-megapixel dedicated Periscope lens on the ultra version.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra specifications features and price

And like the vanilla Note 20, the Note Ultra is also available with either 4G LTE or 5G network. CPU choices are splitted between Samsung Exynos 990 for the international model, or Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ for the Nort American version.

As for the memory option, the 4G variant has just 8GB RAM pegged with either 256/512GB storage, while the 5G variant 12GB RAM + 128GB ROM, and can span up to 512GB of internal storage; which is expandable on both sides.

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In addition to the 108 MP and the 12 periscope lens mentioned above, you also get a third 12-megapixel ultra wide snapper. The dedicated periscope lens is loaded with PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom, 50x hybrid zoom, and the 108 MP main snapper adds Laser AF to the menu.

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On the inside, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has a non-removable 4500 mAh battery with same 25W fast charging via a USB Type-C interface. The device also support wireless and reverse wireless charging up to 9W, and is available in Mystic Bronze, Mystic Black and Mystic White colors. Other key specifications and silent features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra are contained in the table below.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra - Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
- CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
5G Network Bands 5G band 2, 5, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - (5G model only)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps, 5G
GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection. Yes
EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection. Yes
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LAUNCH

Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 4G
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
Announced 2020, August 5th
Status Available. Released 2020, August

BODY

Dimensions 164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm
Weight 208 grams
Build Build refers to the built quality of the device Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus)
- Glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus)
- Stainless steel frame
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.9 inches, 117.7 cm2 (~92.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3088 pixels (~494 ppi density)
Touch Screen Yes, up to 10 fingers
Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind. Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
- HDR10+
- Always-on display
- Stylus, 9ms latency (Bluetooth integration, accelerometer, gyro)

PLATFORM

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 10.0; One UI 2.1
Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Exynos 990 (7 nm+) - Global Version
- Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+) - USA Version
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.60 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) - Global Version
- Octa-core (1x3.0 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585) - USA Version
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-G77 MP11 - Global Version
- Qualcomm Adreno 650 - USA Version

MEMORY

RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 8 GB - 4G model
12 GB - 5G model
Storage Capacity 128/256/512 GB
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Yes; microSDXC (uses second SIM slot)
Phonebook Practically Unlimited
Call Record Practically Unlimited

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 108 MP (wide), main sensor
+ 12 MP periscope sensor with PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom, 50x hybrid zoom
+ 12 MP ultra wide lens with
Camera Features Autofocus
Face detection
F/1.8 aperture
LED Flash
Panorama
Auto-HDR
Laser AF
OIS
Video Resolution [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, HDR10+, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS
LED Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) Yes, Single LED
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SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 10-megapixel punch hole camera
Camera Features F/2.0 aperture
FaceID
Face beautification
Auto-HDR
Video Resolution [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]
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SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Speaker Location Placed at the basement
Audio Jack Type No
Sound Enhancements Yes
- Stereo speakers
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Tuned by AKG

CONNECTIVITY

USB 3.2, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio FM radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
Fast Charging Yes, 25W fast charging
- Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W
- USB Power Delivery 3.0
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. Yes, Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 670 hours
Music Play Up to 28 hours
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OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Colors Mystic Green, Mystic Bronze, Mystic Gray
Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No
Messages SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Games Yes, Downloadable from Google Play store
Additional Features - WMV/RV/MP4/3GP player
- MP3/WMA/WAV/RA/AAC/M4A player
- Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Push to talk
- Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
- Stylus, 26ms latency (Bluetooth integration, accelerometer, gyro)
- Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
- Voice command/dial
- Organizer
Box Contents What is in the box, What is the box content, What accessories is in the box 1x Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
1x Screen Protector (pre-applied)
1x Phone Case
1x Type-C Cable
1x Power Adapter
1x SIM Tray Ejector
1x Quick Start Guide
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