What We Know about the Samsung Galaxy S20

Samsung has officially announced the latest of its flagship phones—the Samsung Galaxy S20, the Galaxy S20 Plus and the Galaxy S20 Ultra— and we’re here to give you the download on the features and specs. The Galaxy S20 skips quite a few numbers considering last year’s S10 but for good reason: the Samsung S20 holds a promising camera upgrade, amazing display, and fast 5G download speeds. Let’s learn more:

Samsung Galaxy S20 Design

The S20 has a 6.2-inch display, which is about 0.1-inch more screen than the Galaxy S10. Overall, there are no radical visual differences from the S10 other than a few welcome tweaks. The cutout for the front camera is slightly smaller and placed in the top center of the display, rather than on the right side. The display also has less of a curve to it, which may lead to fewer accidental presses on the edge of the screen. As far as color options go, there’s Cosmic Black, Cosmic Gray, Baby Blue, and Baby Pink.

The Samsung S20 is the first in the Galaxy S family to not include a headphone jack, which doesn’t come as much of a surprise considering the popularity of wireless Bluetooth headphones today.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Camera Upgrade

Samsung redesigned its camera system for all three phones, which will improve low-light photos, sharpness and zoom. The Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus cameras have 64 megapixels and the S20 Ultra has an impressive 108-megapixel camera. Another big camera upgrade is the optical zoom, where Samsung has surpassed its competitors. The Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus get a 30x zoom and the S20 Ultra gets a 100x “hybrid optic zoom.”

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G

All phones in the S20 lineup will support 5G, but not in the same way. The Galaxy S20 Plus and S20 Ultra support the variety of 5G options in the U.S, so you’ll get faster speeds most of the time and a faster mmWave, when you’re able to find it. However, it’s important to note 5G speeds vary a lot depending on your carrier, type of 5G connection you have and location. The good news is that once 5G becomes more widespread, you’ll be ready if you buy the S20 Plus or S20 Ultra.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Battery

To combat the fact that 5G tends to be a battery hog, Samsung has expanded the battery capacity of each new S20 device. The Galaxy S20 will have 4,000 mAh, the Galaxy S20 Plus will have 4,500 mAh and the S20 Ultra will have 5,000 mAh. This is an upgrade from the S10’s 3,400 mAh.

Speaking of power, the Galaxy S20 models will come with a 25-watt fast charger in the box. The S20 Ultra has an optional 45-watt super-fast charger that can be purchased separately.

Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Plus and S20 Ultra Specs

Samsung Galaxy


Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Display Size, Resolution

6.2-inch AMOLED

6.7-inch AMOLED

6.9-inch AMOLED

Pixel Density




Dimensions (Inches)

2.72 x 5.97 x 0.311 in

2.9 x 6.37 x 0.30 in

2.99 x 6.57 x 0.35 in

Mobile Software

Android 10

Android 10

Android 10


12-megapixel (wide-angle), 64-megapixel (telephoto), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide)

12-megapixel (wide-angle), 64-megapixel (telephoto), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide), time-of-flight camera

108-megapixel (wide-angle), 48-megapixel (telephoto), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide), time-of-flight camera

Front-Facing Camera




Video Capture





64-bit octa-core processor (Max 2.7GHz + 2.5 GHz + 2.0 GHz)

64-bit octa-core processor (Max 2.7GHz + 2.5 GHz + 2.0 GHz)

64-bit octa-core processor (Max 2.7GHz + 2.5 GHz + 2.0 GHz)



128GB, 512GB

128GB, 512GB




12GB, 16GB


4,000 mAh

4,500 mAh

5,000 mAh

Special Features

5G enabled; 120Hz refresh rate; water resistant (IP68)

5G enabled; 120Hz refresh rate; water resistant (IP68)

5G enabled; 120Hz refresh rate; 100X zoom; water resistant (IP68)

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