Samsung Galaxy S20

Description

Samsung Galaxy S20, the smallest of the S20 family, comes with a 6.2-inch display. Under the hood is Snapdragon 865/Exynos 990 chipset with 12GB RAM and 128GB storage. The phone is powered by a 4000mAh battery. On the back is situated triple-camera setup: 12MP main sensor, one telephoto, and one ultra-wide camera. The price of the Galaxy S20 is $1000.

This device is also known as Samsung Galaxy S20 5G, Samsung SM-G981U

Pros

  • 5G ready
  • High screen-to-body ratio (88.59 %)
  • Supports wireless charging

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Display

Benchmarks
Size: 6.2 inches
Resolution: 3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 566 PPI
Technology: Dynamic AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 88.59 %
Features: 120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Benchmarks
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 (UFS 3.0)
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 1000 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Benchmarks
Capacity: 4000 mAh
Type: Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Battery life test results: link
Charging: Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Max charge speed: Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear: Triple camera
Main camera: 12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Second camera: 64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Third camera: 12 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Video recording: 7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
Features: OIS, HDR, EIS
Front: 10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
Video capture: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
Dimensions: 5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm)
Weight: 5.78 oz (163.0 g)
Materials: Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Resistance: Water, Dust; IP68
Biometrics: 2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Cloud blue, Cosmic grey, Cloud pink, Cosmic white

Cellular

5G: n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n40, n77, n78, SA, NSA, Sub-6
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 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
SIM type: Nano SIM

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
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), 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, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Jan 24, 2020
FCC ID value: A3LSMG981U link
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.07 W/kg
Body: 1.03 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.59 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.25 W/kg
Phablet: 3.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 1000
User Manual: This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced: Feb 11, 2020
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Alternative variants

Samsung Galaxy S20

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

non 5G variant

Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 8GB
FCC approval:
Date approved: Jan 28, 2020
FCC ID value: A3LSMG980F link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.37 W/kg
Body: 1.01 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.59 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.34 W/kg
Phablet: 2.67 W/kg

Carrier Availability

Available

AT&T Since Mar 6, 2020
T-Mobile Since Mar 6, 2020
U.S. Cellular Since Mar 6, 2020

Discontinued

Sprint

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