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All About The Samsung Galaxy S20

author Luis Silva (Updated on: March 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Galaxy S20





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 9% below the average (2631 vs. 2894).

- All of its rivals have AMOLED displays.

- 61% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 87% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 87% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 52% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a higher number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 18% above) than the average (565 DPI vs. 480 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 31% above the average (133 vs. 101.26).

- 57% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- One hour of talking, plus one hour of web browsing, and one hour of video playing will let a full charged battery at about 76%, which is less than the average, at 81%.

- Fast charging is 19% slower than the average (25w vs. 31w).

- 74% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 14% slower than the average (15w vs. 17w).

- 48% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 10% lighter than the average (163g. vs. 181g./5.75oz. vs. 6.40oz).

- 96% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 74% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- 52% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 48% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 4% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    Performance
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging
    MicroSD Slot
    Glass Protection


  • Cons 
    3.5mm Jack
    Price








  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $749

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $739

  • Performance 
    Year: 2020
    Updates: 4 years
    Exynos 990
    Mali-G77 MP11
    Android 10
    Geekbench 5: 2631




  • Display 
    6.2" 1440x3200
    565 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 6
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    120 hz
    Notch: Hole
    814 Nits




  • Cameras 
    3 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    4320p (8k)
    DP/Laser focus

    Dxo/Tek Score: 133

  • Main Camera 
    12 MP
    f/1.8
    26mm
    Sensor size: 1/1.76
    Pixel size: 1.8

     
    Selfie 
    10 MP f/2.2 26 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    64 MP f/2.0


    12 MP f/2.2 13mm
    Wide-Angle





  • Body 
    151x69x7 mm
    5.95x2.72x0.28 in
    163g. / 5.75oz.
    Full Glass
    89% STBR
    Looks: 10/10
    Fingerp.: Display
    IP68

  • Colors 
    Cosmic Grey
    Cloud Blue
    Cloud Pink
    Cloud White
    Aura Red





  • Battery 
    4000mAh
    Charging: 25w
    Wireless: 15w
    Reverse: 09w
    1T+1W+1V*: 76%
    1T+3W+1V*: 59%
    1T+1W+3V*: 60%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 12GB
    Storage: 128GB
    Expandable

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 4G
    3.5mm jack: No
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (with the Adreno 650 GPU) and the Exynos 990 (with the Mali-G77) are market dependent.

There's a performance increase of about 15% on the 865.

The Snapdragon 865 also has better battery efficiency (about 10% more screen-on-time) when you compare it to the Exynos 990.



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy S10e
    #1$539
    7T Pro
    #2$544
    Find X2 Neo
    #3$549
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #4$550
    Galaxy S20
    #19$669
  • Global Score 
    8 Pro
    #17.52
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #27.51
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #37.47
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #47.46
    Galaxy S20
    #107.26
  • Performance 
    iPhone 12
    #18.8
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #27.7
    Mi 10 Pro
    #37.6
    8
    #47.3
    Galaxy S20
    #156.4
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #19.8
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #29.8
    Galaxy S20
    #39.8
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #49.8
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #59.8
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #16.7
    8 Pro
    #26.7
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #36.7
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #46.7
    Galaxy S20
    #216.2
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Xperia 1
    #1642
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #2565
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #3565
    Galaxy S20
    #4565
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #5551
  • Cameras 
    P40 Pro
    #19
    Mi 10 Pro
    #28.6
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #38.5
    Mate 30 Pro
    #48.4
    Galaxy S20
    #137.8
  • Camera MP 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #1108
    P40
    #250
    P40 Pro
    #350
    7T Pro
    #448
    Galaxy S20
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    P30 Pro
    #1125
    P40 Pro
    #2125
    Mi 10 Pro
    #394
    Mate 30 Pro
    #480


  • Body 
    Galaxy S10e
    #19.2
    Pixel 5
    #29.1
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #38.9
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #48.6
    Galaxy S20
    #58.6
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Mate 30 Pro
    #193
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #292
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #392
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #492
    Galaxy S20
    #1289
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #110
    8
    #210
    Reno4 Pro
    #310
    P30 Pro
    #410
    Galaxy S20
    #910
  • Weight (g) 
    Galaxy S10e
    #1150
    Pixel 5
    #2151
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #3157
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #4163
    Galaxy S20
    #6163
  • Size (mm) 
    Galaxy S10e
    #1142
    iPhone X
    #2143
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #3144
    Pixel 5
    #4144
    Galaxy S20
    #10151
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18
    P40 Pro
    #27.8
    Mate 30 Pro
    #37.7
    P30 Pro
    #47.6
    Galaxy S20
    #206.5
  • Battery* 
    8
    #185
    7T Pro
    #284
    P30 Pro
    #384
    Mi 10 Pro
    #484
    Galaxy S20
    #2676
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    8
    #171
    Mi 10 Pro
    #271
    P30 Pro
    #370
    P40 Pro
    #470
    Galaxy S20
    #2659
  • Battery:Video* 
    8
    #174
    P30 Pro
    #274
    Mi 10 Pro
    #374
    7T Pro
    #473
    Galaxy S20
    #2660
  • Fast Charging. 
    Reno4 Pro
    #165
    8T
    #265
    Mi 10 Pro
    #350
    P30 Pro
    #440
    Galaxy S20
    #1425
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #130
    8 Pro
    #230
    Mate 30 Pro
    #327
    P40 Pro
    #427
    Galaxy S20
    #1115
  • Storage 
    7T Pro
    #18.5
    Find X2 Neo
    #28.5
    Mi 10 Pro
    #38.5
    8 Pro
    #48.5
    Galaxy S20
    #137.5
  • Int. Storage 
    7T Pro
    #1256
    Find X2 Neo
    #2256
    Mi 10 Pro
    #3256
    8 Pro
    #4256
    Galaxy S20
    #17128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Find X2 Neo
    #112
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #212
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #312
    Galaxy S20
    #412
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #512
  • Connectivity 
    Galaxy S10e
    #18.5
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #28.5
    Galaxy Note 9
    #38.5
    Find X2 Neo
    #45.1
    Galaxy S20
    3.6


 Rivals 
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8 Pro
    8 Pro
    $729   7.52

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei Mate 30 Pro
    Mate 30 Pro
    $650   7.45

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21
    Galaxy S21
    $599   7.42

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
    Mi 10 Pro
    $600   7.37

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    $739   7.32

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10e
    Galaxy S10e
    $539   7

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40 Pro
    P40 Pro
    $799   6.92

    Compare
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 5
    Xperia 5
    $599   6.79

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 5
    Pixel 5
    $799   6.78

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12
    iPhone 12
    $750   6.76

    Compare
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1
    Xperia 1
    $719   6.63

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9
    Galaxy Note 9
    $769   6.62

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40
    P40
    $666   6.5

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X2 Neo
    Find X2 Neo
    $549   6.49

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8
    8
    $570   6.48

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8T
    8T
    $649   6.48

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7T Pro
    7T Pro
    $544   6.45

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30 Pro
    P30 Pro
    $598   6.42

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro
    iPhone 11 Pro
    $589   6.12

    Compare


  • Oppo

    Oppo Reno4 Pro
    Reno4 Pro
    $594   6.08

    Compare
  • Google

    Google Pixel 4 XL
    Pixel 4 XL
    $594   5.7

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS Max
    iPhone XS Max
    $670   5.62

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone X
    iPhone X
    $739   5.4

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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