Samsung Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra – What You Need to Know

Not just any smart device will do. Samsung understands that, which is why the company is releasing the new Samsung Note 20 and Samsung Note 20 Ultra. These devices not only run smoothly, but offer a host of added goodies for every techie out there.

Let’s take a look.

Galaxy Note 20

Giant Screens

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 20 5G is a fantastic smartphone for those who like huge screens. Its screen comes in at 6.7 inches with a resolution of 2,400×1080, which runs at 60Hz. Underneath the screen is a fingerprint sensor, which allows users to unlock the phone by simply touching the screen.

Top-notch Cameras

On the back of the phone is the camera setup. This consists of one 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera, one 12-megapixel wide-angle camera, and one 64-megapixel 3x telephoto camera that does not reduce image quality when zooming in. Going beyond just the 3x optical zoom, this phone has a total of 30x zoom. Also, video can be captured in 8k resolution. On the front of the phone is the 10-megapixel selfie camera.

All in all, this setup will please both the aspiring photographer and selfie lover alike.

Unmatched Processing Power

Inside is the Snapdragon 865 Plus processor, meaning it comes with the latest tech in terms of power; it is paired with 8GB of RAM, which should meet the needs of most people. The battery is 4,300 mAh and can be charged at 25 watts when using a wire or at 15 watts wirelessly.

The operating system is Android 10 (which is the latest) with One UI 2.0, which is Samsung’s own user interface on top-of-stock Androids. For storage, the Note 20 has 128GB which is enough for plenty of photos, videos, apps, games, music, and movies. Lastly, 5G is supported for super fast data speeds.

Colors, Weight & Pricing

For colors, the Note 20 comes in Mystic Gray, Mystic Green, and Mystic Bronze. The weight of the phone is 6.84 ounces, and the dimensions are 6.36 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches. The price is $999.99.

Note 20 Ultra

Crystal-clear Screen

The Note 20 Ultra 5G has a 6.9 inch screen which has a resolution of 3088 x 1444 with a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz.

Extra Storage

Both phones have the same processor, albeit the Ultra does have 12GB of RAM rather than just 8GB. There is also an option of having 512GB of storage instead of 128GB. This storage is also expandable via a microSD card.

Top-of-the-line Cameras

In terms of cameras, the wide angle camera is 108 megapixels, the 5x telephoto camera is 12-megapixels and zooms in without losing image quality, and the ultra-wide camera is 12-megapixels. The Ultra’s total zoom reaches 50x, and it too can record in 8k resolution. Laser auto-focus is also featured on the Note 20 Ultra’s camera setup. Finally, on the front is the same 10-megapixel selfie camera.

Larger Battery

Both have the same charging rates and run Android 10 with One UI 2.0, and the battery of the Ultra is slightly larger coming in at 4,500 mAh.

Colors, Weight & Pricing

The Ultra’s color options are Mystic Bronze, Mystic Black, and Mystic White. The dimensions are 6.48 x 3.04 x 0.32 inches, and the phone weighs 7.33 ounces. The price is $1,299.99.

Grab the S Pen

Unlike other smartphones, both the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy 20 Ultra feature the S Pen stylus. This stylus has many useful features, such as being able to handwrite on the screen and then turning what has been written into a text message or a PowerPoint presentation.

Perfect for Students

New gestures include going back to the home screen, going back to a previous page, or viewing recent apps.

Students also benefit from the S Pen because they can use it to write down notes of a lecture; once this is done and a recording of what the lecturer has said has been saved, the student can then tap on notes they have taken and hear a recording of what the lecturer has said.

Also for Selfie Lovers!

Another feature of the S Pen includes being able to take selfies without as much worry over dropping the phone. When taking selfies alone or with friends, all that has to be done is for the phone to be held out with one hand while using the other to press the button on the S Pen to take the picture.

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