Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra have been unveiled as the latest smartphones to join Samsung’s growing collection of the Galaxy Note series. The Galaxy Note 20 is designed as the successor to the Galaxy Note 10 which was released last year, while the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is the successor to the Galaxy Note 10+. Both devices feature an S Pen stylus, a hole-punch display and also support 5G connectivity as well.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20
The dual-SIM (Nano) Samsung Galaxy Note 20 runs the Android 10 with One UI on top. It is built around an expansive 6.7-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) Infinity-O Super AMOLED+ flat display with a 60Hz screen refresh rate and a 20:9 aspect ratio.
Under the hood, the octa-core Exynos 990 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC (depending on which market the device is meant for) keeps this smartphone ticking, it works in tandem with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard that cannot be expanded via microSD card. This chipset offers 5G support, with other connectivity options including Wi-Fi 6, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port.
In the camera department, a triple-rear camera setup that houses a 12MP primary sensor takes care of photography duty. This sensor is assisted by a 64MP secondary sensor and a 12MP tertiary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens. Up front, a 10MP selfie camera takes care of video calls and selfies.
This smartphone boasts a 4,300mAh battery that supports a proprietary fast charging technology. It also has the S pen stylus with a latency of 26 milliseconds, while featuring a Microsoft Office stylus integration that lets users convert hand-written notes to a Word or PowerPoint file.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is available in three colour options: Mystic Black, Mystic Green and Mystic Bronze colours. It is priced at $1,000 for the 128GB model in the United States.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
This smartphone features the same Android 10 with One UI like the Galaxy Note 20 but has a slightly bigger display, as it features a 6.9-inch WQHD (1,440×3,200 pixels) Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2× curved edge display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 19.3:9 aspect ratio. The phone is powered by an octa-core Exynos 990 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC, and is paired with 8GB and 12GB of RAM options. On the internal storage front, there are 128GB, 256GB and 512GB models which also offer microSD card support for expansion.
In terms of optics, this device features a triple-rear camera setup with a 108MP main sensor which is assisted by a 12MP secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens and a 12MP tertiary sensor. It offers 3× optical zoom and 50× space zoom, also offering 8K video recording support. Up front, a 10MP camera takes care of selfies and video calls.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra features an upgraded S pen stylus that has a latency of nine milliseconds and also offers Microsoft Office integration. This smartphone offers a 4,500mAh battery that supports fast wired and wireless charging.
This device is available in various storage options which include a 128GB, 256GB and 512GB onboard storage model. The base 128GB storage model costs $1,300 in the United States and is expected to go on sale from the 21st of August.