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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
$1,229
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 rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

9.5
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 10 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Highlights and Overview

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.

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.

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.

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 and Features

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

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm
Weight 208 grams
Build 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 Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type 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)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10.0; One UI 2.1
Chipset Exynos 990 (7 nm+) - Global Version
- Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+) - USA Version
CPU 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 Mali-G77 MP11 - Global Version
- Qualcomm Adreno 650 - USA Version

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 8 GB - 4G model
12 GB - 5G model
Card Slot Yes; microSDXC (uses second SIM slot)

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 3240p@30fps, 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, HDR10+, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS

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 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Speaker Location Placed at the basement
Audio Jack Type No

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio FM radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
Wireless Charging 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

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra User Reviews and Opinions

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