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Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus/S20+ 5G

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus/S20+ 5G
$987
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.7-inch 1440 x 3200 pixels QHD+ screen
  • Camera 64 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP + 0.3 TOF Main / 10 MP front
  • Storage 128 GB
  • RAM 8 GB
  • CPU Octa-core Exynos 990 & Snapdragon 865 CPU
  • OS Android 10; OneUI v2

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Overview

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus is the higher variant of the standard Galaxy S20. Like it sibling, the S20 Plus has a 4G and 5G variant. But unlike the S20 that has just 6.2-inches display, the S20 Plus comes in a larger 6.7 inches display, has a 1440 x 3200 QHD+ resolution with above 90% screen-to-body ratio.

It also has an international version which runs on the latest Samsung Exynos 990 CPU along and has Mali G77 GPU, or the USA version, which is powered by the Snapdragon 865 CPU along with Adreno 650 GPU. Both versions has 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage expandable via a microSDXC card.

On the camera department, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus or S20+ 5G comes with four camera modules at the back; a 12 MP main sensor, a 12 MP ultra-wide angle lens, a 64 MP telephoto lens and a 0.3 MP + TOF 3D dedicated depth sensors.

The main sensor is capable of Dual pixels PDAF, f/1.8 aperture and Super Steady Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), along with a single LED flash. Upfront, the device comes with a single 10-megapixel selfie sensor, featuring dual pixels PDAF, Dual video call, Auto-HDR and f/2.2 aperture.

There is a non-removable 4500 mAh battery with up to 25W fast charging via a USB Type-C interface. The device is available in Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cosmic Black colors, and you can even choose between a single or dual SIM options.

And as mentioned above, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus is available in both 4G and 5G variants. The 5G variant of the phone comes with additional 5G network bands giving it faster data network and a download speed of up to 5-gigabyte per seconds. Both variants runs the latest Android 10 based on Samsung One UI v2. Other key specifications and silent features of the new Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus/S20+ 5G are contained in the table below.

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)

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8 mm
Weight 186 grams
Build 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 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 6.7 inches, 108.0 cm2 (~90.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~525 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10.0; One UI 2
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 (1x2.84 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
Card Slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 12 MP (wide), main sensor
+ 12 MP depth sensor
+ 64 MP Telephoto
+ 0.3 MP and a TOF 3D, (depth lens)
Camera Features Autofocus
Face detection
F/2.0 aperture
LED Flash
Panorama
HDR
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

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