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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
$1,199
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

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

9.8
  • 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 S20 Ultra Highlights and Overview

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.

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 4320@30fps, 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.

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 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 & 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 166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm
Weight 222 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 6.9 inches, 114.0 cm2 (~89.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~511 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 12/16 GB
Card Slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

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 4320p@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) 40-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 5000 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 S20 Ultra User Reviews and Opinions

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