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Display

Size

6.7 inches
8.1 inches

Resolution

3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
524 PPI
2700 x 1800 pixels, 3:2 ratio,
401 PPI

Technology

Dynamic AMOLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

90.94 %
71.93 %

Features

120Hz refresh rate (@1080p), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
360° folding, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Front cover display

 
5.6 inches, 1800 x 1350 pixels, AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Part of the main display

Rear cover display

 
5.6 inches, 1800 x 1350 pixels, AMOLED, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Part of the main display

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 650
Adreno 640

RAM

12GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB (UFS 3.0), available to use: 104.1 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 1000 GB
 

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10), Samsung One UI
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

4500 mAh
3577 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

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

Max charge speed

Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Single camera, Doubles as a selfie camera

Main camera

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
11 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0

Second camera

64 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
 

Specifications

Optical zoom: 1x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 29 mm; 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
 

Fourth camera

0.3 MP VGA (ToF 3D depth sensing)
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.0
 

Video recording

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

Features

OIS, HDR, EIS
EIS

Front

10 MP (PDAF, HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.37 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8 mm)
7.48 x 5.72 x 0.19 inches (190 x 145.3 x 4.8 mm)

Folded

 
145.2 x 93.3 x 9.9 mm

Weight

6.56 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
8.82 oz (250.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5)

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Cosmic grey, Cloud blue, Cosmic black, Cosmic white, Aura red, Aura blue
Glacier

Cellular

5G

n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261, 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), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 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
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging, Headphones port, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jan 28, 2020
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG986B link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.25 W/kg
 

Body

0.89 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.35 W/kg
 

Phablet

2.95 W/kg
 

Buyers information

Price

$ 1200
$ 1399

In The Box

Download the Samsu​ng Galaxy S20+ Manual as a PDF file.
Bumper (Color: Glacier), Power Supply (18w), Quick Start Guide, Warranty and Compliance Guide, SIM Ejector tool

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 11, 2020
Aug 12, 2020
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