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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
$1,199.00
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Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6.9-inch 1440 x 3200 pixels QHD+ screen
  • Camera: 108 MP + 48 MP + 12 MP + 0.3 TOF Main / 40 MP front
  • Storage: 128/256/512 GB
  • RAM: 12/16 GB
  • CPU: Octa-core Exynos 990 & Snapdragon 865 CPU
  • OS: Android 10; OneUI v2

Our Rating

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9.8
  • Design, Built Quality 10 / 10
  • Display Quality 10 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 10 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

The Galaxy S20 Ultra is the highest variant of the S20-series. The device top the two other variants from display to camera, and battery. It even has a larger 16GB of RAM, which is the highest RAM size seen on any smartphone till date. The device has a 6.9 inches display with 1440 x 3200 QHD+ resolution and around 89.9% screen-to-body ratio.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra specifications features and price

Like the other two variants, this also has an international version running on the Exynos 990 CPU along Mali G77 GPU, and the USA or Canadian version, which is powered by the Snapdragon 865 CPU coupled with Adreno 650 GPU. Both variants has up 16 GB of RAM and up to 512 GB internal storage expandable via a microSDXC card.

On the camera department, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has a whooping 108-megapixel main sensor, similar to the Xiaomi Mi Note 10. The secondary camera is a dedicated Periscope lens with up to 10x hybrid optical zoom. Then, there is a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens, a 0.3 MP + TOF 3D dedicated depth sensors.

The phone can record video at [email protected], and come with Dual pixels PDAF, f/1.8 aperture and Super Steady Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), along with a single LED flash. Unlike the other variants, the S20 Ultra comes with a larger 40-megapixel selfie sensor, featuring dual pixels PDAF, Dual video call, Auto-HDR and f/2.2 aperture.

There is a non-removable 5000 mAh battery with up to 45W fast charging via a USB Type-C interface. The device is said to charge from 0-100% within 74 minutes. It has only 5G variant and comes in either single or dual SIM options.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra screen

Color options is limited to Cosmic Grey and Cosmic Black. It has under-screen fingerprint reader and runs the latest Android 10 based on Samsung One UI v2. Other key specifications and silent features of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra are contained in the table below.

Samsung Galaxy S20 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 & TD-SCDMA
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 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300), 77(3700), 78(3500); SA/NSA/Sub6 - For the Galaxy S20 Plus 5G model only
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps; 5G (5+ Gbps DL)
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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Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra SM-G988
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra SM-G988U
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Exynos
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Snapdragon
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Global
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra USA and Canada
Announced 2020, February
Status Available. Released 2020, February

BODY

Dimensions 166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm
Weight 222 grams
Build Build refers to the built quality of the device Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6)
- Glass back (Gorilla Glass 6)
- Aluminum frame
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- 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, 114.0 cm2 (~89.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~511 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 6
- HDR10+
- Always-on display
- 120Hz

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
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 (1x2.84 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. 12/16 GB
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. microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Phonebook Practically Unlimited
Call Record Practically Unlimited

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 108 MP (wide), main sensor
+ 48 MP Periscope sensor
+ 12 MP Ultra-wide
+ 0.3 MP and a TOF 3D, (depth lens)
Camera Features Autofocus
Face detection
F/2.0 aperture
LED Flash
Panorama
HDR
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) 40-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 5000 mAh battery
Fast Charging Yes, 45W 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 Cosmic Grey, Cosmic Black
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)
- 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 S20
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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