Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

Announced:
Feb 11, 2020
Status:
Announced
Release date:
Mar 06, 2020

Display

Size:

6.9 inches

Resolution:

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 509 PPI

Technology:

Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

90.70 %

Features:

120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 650

RAM:

12GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera

Main camera:

108 MP

Features:

OIS, PDAF

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

48 MP

Features:

Telephoto, OIS, PDAF

Specifications:

Aperture size: F3.5; Focal Length: 102 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Third camera:

12 MP

Features:

Ultra-wide, Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

0.3 MP VGA

Features:

ToF

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording:

7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

40 MP

Features:

PDAF, HDR

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

6.57 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (166.9 x 76 x 8.8 mm)

Weight:

7.83 oz (222 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Cosmic black, Cosmic grey

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 28, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG988B link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.26 W/kg

Body:

0.41 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.04 W/kg

Phablet:

2.12 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP:

$ 1400

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 11, 2020

Scheduled release:

Mar 06, 2020
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This device is also known as Samsung SM-G988B

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

Global variant

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 990

Processor:

Octa-core, 2700 MHz, Mongoose M5, Arm Cortex-A76 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Mali G77 MP11

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

with 256GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

Internal storage:

256GB

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G

with 512GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

16GB

Internal storage:

512GB

MSRP:

$ 1600

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Pros

  • 5G enabled
  • High screen-to-body ratio (90.7 %)
  • Supports wireless charging
  • High pixel density screen (509 PPI)

Description

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is the biggest handset of the Galaxy S20 trio. It has a 6.9-inch display that supports 120Hz but only at 1080p resolution. At the back is situated a huge camera module, housing a grand total of four cameras. The main sensor is 108MP while the periscope sensor can go up to 100x zoom. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 865/Exynos 990 chipset with 12/16GB RAM and up to 512GB storage. Additionally, you get 5000mAh battery and Android 10 out of the box. The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports 5G and costs $1400 (for the 12GB/128GB variant).

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