Samsung Galaxy S20 Specification, Price and Release Date

In this we shall be looking at the Samsung Galaxy S20 full specificarion, key features, price as well as release date. I have already talked about the plus version (Samsung Galaxy S20+) in my previous post, and the next [ost we shall be looking at the Ultra variant too.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Specification, Price and Release Date

Samsung Galaxy S20 Features

The Samsung Galaxy S20 is the smallest among the three new phones that was recently announced. It comes with a 6.2 inch screen, which is roughly the size of its predecessor. Just like the Galaxy S20+, the screen has 120Hz refresh rate and 1440pixel resolution. The phone does not come with an “e” model this year.

The Galaxy S20 still has the same 10MP selfie camera as the S10 generation, but the punch hole is smaller and is now placed at the center. The S20+ has the same selfie camera (note: there’s no depth sensor on the front unlike the S10+).

At the rear, the Samsung Galaxy S20 camera comes with the same 12MP main module, 8K-capable 64MP telephoto camera and 12MP ultrawide imager as the Plus model. The only difference is the lack of the Depth Vision sensor.

The Galaxy S20 has a 4000mAh battery, and the phone supports 25W wired and 15W on the Galaxy S20+. The S20 phones feature IP68 level of dust and water resistance.

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Just like the Plus version, the Samsung Galaxy S20 has a Snapdragon 865 or Exynox 990 chipset at its helm, paired with 8GB or 12GB of RAM. The Galaxy S20 has only one storage option – 128GB, but again you can expand it further via a microSD card slot. The phone will be available in three colours as well – Cosmic Cray, Cloud Blue and Cloud Pink.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Price

The Samsung Galaxy S20 price will start at €900(4G, 8GB/128GB). If you want the 5G model the price tag is €1,000/$999 . Note that the smaller S20 only supports the sub-6GHz flavor of 5G.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Release Date

Pre-orders for the Galaxy S20 are already ongoing, and shipping will start from March 13, 2020. If you pre-order now, you are eligible for a free Galaxy Buds+ (which is worth €170). Note that the 4G versions of the phones are available only in the base RAM/storage configuration.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Specification


Technology   GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G

2G bands       GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only) CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA

3G bands       HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100

                        HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100

                        CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

4G bands       LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)

5G       5G band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300), 77(3700), 78(3500); SA/NSA/Sub6

Speed            HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps; 5G (5+ Gbps DL)


Announced   2020, February 11

Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, March 6


Dimensions  151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9 mm (5.97 x 2.72 x 0.31 in)

Weight           163 g (5.75 oz)

Build   Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum frame

SIM     Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

            Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)


Type   Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size    6.2 inches, 93.8 cm2 (~89.5% screen-to-body ratio)

Resolution    1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~563 ppi density)

Protection      Corning Gorilla Glass 6


Always-on display

120Hz (up to FHD resolution)


OS      Android 10.0; One UI 2

Chipset          Exynos 990 (7 nm+) – Global

Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+) – USA

CPU   Octa-core (2×2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2×2.60 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) – Global

Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 585) – USA

GPU   Mali-G77 MP11 – Global

Adreno 650 – USA


Card slot        microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)

Internal          128GB 12GB RAM

                        UFS 3.0


Triple  12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS

64 MP, f/2.0, (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 3x hybrid optical zoom

12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), AF, Super Steady video

Features        LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

Video  3240p@30fps, 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, HDR10+, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS


Dual   10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2″, 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF

Features        Dual video call, Auto-HDR

Video  2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers

3.5mm jack    No

            32-bit/384kHz audio

Tuned by AKG


WLAN            Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth       5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX


NFC    Yes

Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only)

USB    3.2, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector


Sensors         Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer ANT+

Bixby natural language commands and dictation

Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)


Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery

Charging       Fast battery charging 25W

USB Power Delivery 3.0

Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W

Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W


Colors            Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink

Models           SM-G980, SM-G980F

Price   About 1000 EUR

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