The Samsung S20 5G range promises a massive leap forward in mobile phone photography. Find out more and compare deals right here at MoneySuperMarket
At a glance
- 6.2 inch display
- 1440 x 3200 resolution
- 64 MP triple rear camera with 1.1x optical zoom, 3x hybrid zoom
- 12 MP front camera
- 128 GB storage
- 4000 mAh battery
- Water resistant in up to 1.5m for up to 30mins
- 120 Hz screen, double that of the previous S10 model
Availability and price
The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G was released in March 2020, retailing at £649. It’s available on a range of contract deals through MoneySuperMarket.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is the Android flagship for smaller phones – with its 6.2-inch display, it’s comfortable to use with one hand.
If you want a bigger option in the range, then the 6.7-inch Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus or 6.9-inch Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra are your choices.
The infinity-O display allows for an interrupted view on the phone which prevents degradation of picture quality while maintaining a cinematic experience for movies and games.
The S20 5G also has an 89.5% screen-to-body ratio consisting of a glass front, glass back and aluminium frame.
It weighs 163g with dimensions 151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9mm and is available in cosmic grey, cloud blue or cloud pink.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G markets itself on its superior camera tech and enhanced zooming capabilities.
It contains a triple rear camera that offers sharp resolution and clarity with 12MP wide-angle, 64MP telephoto and 12MP ultrawide lenses.
The rear camera features LED flash, auto-HDR and panorama and the front camera is 10MP, auto-HDR.The Hybrid Optic Zoom goes up to 3x, and the digital zoom to 30x. It’s billed as lossless zoom, but if you want the next level, the S20 Ultra zoom pushes to 100x.
The S20 5G also provides 8K Video Snap to revolutionise how you capture photos and video.
The Samsung Galaxy S20’s 6.2-inch OLED display has 120Hz refresh rate, which is double the 60Hz rate on the Galaxy S10.
It offers 128 GB of internal memory, but there isn’t a 512GB model as there is with the Galaxy S20 Plus and Galaxy S20 Ultra.
It is powered by a 4000mAh non-removable battery and offers fast wireless charging.
Connectivity for this phone includes 5G, LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It’s also water resistant for up to 30 minutes at a depth of 1.5 metres.
Are all Samsung Galaxy S20 phones 5G ready?
Yes. All phones in the range are available with 5G connectivity meaning you can take advantage of easy, hassle-free access to fast internet as the network continues to be rolled out across the UK.
Is the Samsung Galaxy S20 waterproof?
Yes, the Galaxy S20 can withstand submersion in up to 1.5 metres of water for up to 30 minutes.
How old is the Samsung Galaxy S20?
The Samsung Galaxy S20 was announced by Samsung in February 2020 and released in March.
What is the difference between the Samsung Galaxy S10 and the Samsung Galaxy S20?
One big difference between the models is the refresh rate, in which the S20 has double the standard 60Hz screen, meaning the screen updates twice as fast.
The camera quality has also been improved in the newer model, consisting of a greater digital zoom as well as a better battery life.
Galaxy S20 5G specs
|Release Date||06/03/2020 00:00:00|
|Sim Card Type||Nano|
|Form Factor||Candy Bar|
|Size||68mm x 7.9mm x 152mm|
|Battery Type||Lithium Polymer|
|Display Size||6.2 inches|
|Resolution||1440 x 3200 inches|
|Pixels Per Inch||563 ppi|
|Touch Screen Type||Capacitive|
|Processor Cores||Octa Core Cores|
|External Storage||Micro SDXC|
|Primary Camera||12 MP|
|2nd Camera||12 MP|