Samsung Galaxy Note20 Launched With Upgraded Screen, S Pen and Camera


Samsung has added two new smartphones to its kitty under the Galaxy Series. The recently launched Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra change how you interact and work with your mobile device. If you are currently working with Galaxy series handsets, you will have to consider an upgrade because of the trending features and specifications. The Note20 comes with wireless charging functionalities with 64MP primary camera. 

Moreover, the integration of the Bixby voice assistant helps you to interact with your device effectively.

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Samsung Galaxy Note20 Specifications and Features

The Samsung Galaxy Note20 features a 6.7-inch FHD+ (1080×2400, 20:9, 393PPI) Super AMOLED Plus Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protected Always-on display with HDR10+ support.

As usual, Samsung has bundled different processors for the USA and global variants. In comparison, the global model ships with Exynos 990 processor and Mali-G77 MP11 graphics, the packages shipped to the USA are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ chipset and Adreno 650 graphics. It is to note that both chipsets are designed using a 7nm manufacturing process, which reduces heat during intensive gaming sessions.

Samsung Galaxy Note20

On the storage front, the Samsung Galaxy Note20 is available with 8GB RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 capacity. The handset is pre-loaded with One UI 2.5 based on the Android 10 operating platform. 

The Note20 borrows power via a 4300mAh battery with support for 25W fast and 9W wireless charging. Moreover, the battery is developed using USB Power Delivery 3.0 technology, which facilitates seamless and safe charging.

Samsung is well-known for the integration of advanced camera specifications, and the Galaxy Note20 is no exception. The handset ships with a 64MP (f/2.0) primary sensor, 12MP (f/1.8) secondary coupled with a 12MP (f/2.2) ultrawide sensors, respectively. 

The rear camera supports LED Flash, PDAF, OIS, auto-HDR, and panorama coupled with 2x hybrid optical zoom support. The selfies can be captured via a 10MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture and dual-pixel PDAF and auto-HDR support. 

You can capture 4K videos at 30fps and 60fps, while FHD videos can be snapped at 30fps.

Like all other updates, the Samsung Galaxy Note20 provides support for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, ANT+, including USB Type-C 3.2 reversible connector. 

The FM Radio is available only in Snapdragon devices and is dependent on the operator. The device also includes all standard sensors alongside fingerprint and Samsung Wireless DeX support. The addition of Bixby helps you to ask queries via natural language commands and dictation.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra
Galaxy Note20 Ultra (left) and Note20 (right)

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Note20 is available in Mystic Bronze, Mystic Green, and Mystic Gray color variants at Rs. 77,999 (NPR 125,384) for the 256GB storage variant. The Galaxy Note20 is available in the 5G variant at $999 for the 128GB storage in the US.

You can opt for locked handsets offered by Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint Mobile, and US Cellular. You can also avail exchange or trade-in offers based on the location. You will have to provide your postal code and select the devices to find out the price for the eligible device that is being exchanged.

Samsung also provides extended warranty, screen, and accidental liquid damage protection, respectively. The device will hit the retail shelves on August 21.

About the author

Anand Narayanaswamy

Anand Narayanaswamy works as a freelance writer based in Trivandrum, Kerala. He had worked with leading print and online publishing houses. During his spare time, he used to work with all sort of Gadgets. Anand still works with the old Palm handheld, Apple iPod Classic, Microsoft Zune among others.

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