Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Why is Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra better than the average?

  • Battery power
    5000mAhvs2991.71mAh
  • Pixel density
    511ppivs336.07ppi
  • CPU speed
    2 x 2.7GHz & 4 x 2.4GHz & 2 x 1.95GHzvs10.09GHz
  • RAM
    16GBvs2.87GB
  • Resolution
    ?

    1440 x 3200pxvs1.55MP
  • Screen size
    ?

    6.9"vs5.37"
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    108MP & 48MP & 12MP & 0.3MPvs15.85MP
  • Megapixels (front camera)
    40MPvs7.41MP

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Buy used:

$158.99

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205FDS 32GB, Dual...Samsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205FDS 32GB, Dual Sim, 6.4" Infinity-V Display, Dual Rear Camera, 3GB RAM, GSM Unlocked International Model, No Warranty (Blue)
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$209.99
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A30s SM-A307FN/DS Dual Si...Samsung Galaxy A30s SM-A307FN/DS Dual Sim 32GB + 3GB Ram (LTE At&t Euro Africa Cuba Digitel) w/Triple (25MP+8MP+5MP) Camera - GSM Only, No CDMA International Version (Prism Crush White)
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$219.00
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A80 (128GB, 8GB RAM) 6.7"...Samsung Galaxy A80 (128GB, 8GB RAM) 6.7" Display, Rotating Triple Camera, Snapdragon 730, US & Global 4G LTE Dual SIM GSM Factory Unlocked SM-A805F/DS - International Model (Angel Gold)
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$499.99
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305FDS 64GB, Dual...Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305FDS 64GB, Dual Sim, 6.4" FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U Display, 4GB RAM, GSM Unlocked International Model, No Warranty (Blue)
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$249.99
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A20s A207/DS, 32GB/3GB RA...Samsung Galaxy A20s A207/DS, 32GB/3GB RAM Dual SIM 6.5''HD+ Snapdragon 450, Factory Unlocked (International Version) - (Blue)
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$169.00
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS Dual SIM ...Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS Dual SIM 3GB RAM 32GB GSM Unlocked No Warranty - White
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$239.99
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra aliexpressSmartphone Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
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$1519.85

Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
3.waterproof depth rating
?

The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Best

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max 64GB

4m

1.5m

4.weight
?

Best

Kyocera KY-01L

47g

222g

5.thickness
?

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

8.8mm

6.height
?

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

166.9mm

Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

1440 x 3200px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

511ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
4.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Energizer Power Max P8100S

8.1"

6.9"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus 5G 128GB

6

6

6.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
?

OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCD displays. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
?

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Samsung Exynos 990)
2.CPU speed
?

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

8 x 2.5GHz

2 x 2.7GHz & 4 x 2.4GHz & 2 x 1.95GHz (Samsung Exynos 990)

3.Uses HMP
?

Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilize all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Samsung Exynos 990)
4.RAM
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Qualcomm Snapdragon 865)

16GB

16GB

5.Has integrated graphics
?

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Samsung Exynos 990)
6.OpenGL version
?

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Qualcomm Snapdragon 865) 128GB / 12GB RAM

108 & 48 & 12 & 0.3MP

108MP & 48MP & 12MP & 0.3MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Qualcomm Snapdragon 865) 128GB / 12GB RAM

40MP

40MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
4.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions. Show more

Best

Xiaomi Mi 10 5G (128GB / 8GB RAM)

4320 x 30fps

3240 x 30fps

5.wide aperture (main camera)
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject. Show more

Best

TCL Plex

0.8 & 1 & 2.9f

f/2 & f/1.8 & f/2.2 & f/2.2

6.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

For example

Huawei Y9 2018 (FLA-LX2)

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola RAZR (2019)

4

2

4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet. Show more

For example

Huawei Y9 2018 (FLA-LX2)

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
5.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

ZTE Nubia X 5G

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Battery

1.battery power
?

Best

Energizer Power Max P18K Pop

18000mAh

5000mAh

2.Supports fast charging
?

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
3.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
4.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro Dual SIM

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
5.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Android 10)
6.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Android 10)
2.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Android 10)
3.Has offline voice recognition
?

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Android 10)
4.Is free and open source
?

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Android 10)
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
6.download speed
?

Best

Meizu 16T (128GB / 8GB RAM)

2048MBits/s

2000MBits/s

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Buy used:

$158.99

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205FDS 32GB, Dual...Samsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205FDS 32GB, Dual Sim, 6.4" Infinity-V Display, Dual Rear Camera, 3GB RAM, GSM Unlocked International Model, No Warranty (Blue)
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$209.99
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A30s SM-A307FN/DS Dual Si...Samsung Galaxy A30s SM-A307FN/DS Dual Sim 32GB + 3GB Ram (LTE At&t Euro Africa Cuba Digitel) w/Triple (25MP+8MP+5MP) Camera - GSM Only, No CDMA International Version (Prism Crush White)
Amazon logo
$219.00
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A80 (128GB, 8GB RAM) 6.7"...Samsung Galaxy A80 (128GB, 8GB RAM) 6.7" Display, Rotating Triple Camera, Snapdragon 730, US & Global 4G LTE Dual SIM GSM Factory Unlocked SM-A805F/DS - International Model (Angel Gold)
Amazon logo
$499.99
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305FDS 64GB, Dual...Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305FDS 64GB, Dual Sim, 6.4" FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U Display, 4GB RAM, GSM Unlocked International Model, No Warranty (Blue)
Amazon logo
$249.99
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A20s A207/DS, 32GB/3GB RA...Samsung Galaxy A20s A207/DS, 32GB/3GB RAM Dual SIM 6.5''HD+ Snapdragon 450, Factory Unlocked (International Version) - (Blue)
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$169.00
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra AmazonSamsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS Dual SIM ...Samsung Galaxy A30 SM-A305G/DS Dual SIM 3GB RAM 32GB GSM Unlocked No Warranty - White
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$239.99
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra aliexpressSmartphone Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
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$1519.85

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