Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is Quite the Expensive Gadget to be Released

The all-new Samsung Galaxy S20 has now finally been revealed to the world at the Unpacked 2020 and its sending waves of excitement across the fans of Samsung far and wide across the world. Fans have been desperately waiting for the massive reveal and now it has finally been done in the heart of San Francisco, at the Unpacked 2020! At the event, a lot was discussed on the future trifecta of Samsung, the Galaxy S20 5G, Galaxy S20+ 5G and the S10+ from the previous year. The same event also sheds light on the other products which Samsung has planned to bring forth in the coming year, which includes the all-new foldable Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and the Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus.

What Do We Know so Far About the Samsung Galaxy S20 Series

So far what we have learned about the new Galaxy S20 series, is that the Galaxy S20 5G and the Galaxy S20 + 5G will easily replace the S10 and the S10+ which held the flag high from the last year.

The new Galaxy S20 5G will feature a 6.2 inch Dynamic AMOLED panel which will support screen refresh rate up to 120 Hz; whereas the new Galaxy S20 + 5G will feature a screen of 6.7 inches, with a screen refresh rate up to 240 Hz. Both the device screens have selfie cameras and fingerprint scanner. 

The screen on both the phones is a Quad HD+ resolution, and are HDR10+ certified. 

Apart from the two that are replacing the predecessors, we have the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G. The new version of the phone is a bigger addition to the group and packs a 6.9-inch Infinity-O display. Samsung is launching the Ultra 5G for its fans who hold big expectations from the Samsung S20 series. It is a phone that is equally going to challenge the all-new iPhone 11 Pro Max which is to be released on September 20, 2020. All three devices 

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As the name suggests, all three models of the new Samsung S20 5G will support a 5G internet connection.  Other than that, all three devices feature an octa-core processor, WiFi support of 802.11 ax, Bluetooth support 5.0 and NFC. As far as the battery life is concerned, each device packs a powerful battery, where the S20 5G gets a 4000 mAh, the S20+ 5 features a 4,500 mAh and the S20 Ultra 5G has a 5,000 mAh. Each phone is thick and stocky compared to the preceding galaxy phones. 

Details on the Phone Camera

Recently Samsung concluded that some of the major upgrades which consumers were looking forward to, in Samsung phones, were improved cameras. With that out in the open, Samsung revealed at the Unpacked 2020 what the new Samsung S20 5G and the S20+ 5G will both feature the 10-megapixel front cameras. Whereas, on the back, it is revealed that there will be three cameras; one 12 megapixels 120 degree ultra-wide, another 12 megapixels wide and then a 64-megapixel telephoto. 

The new telephoto sensor uses a system Samsung terms as the “Space Zoom.” The Space Zoom feature is what makes the camera zoom on the Samsung device incredibly smooth and interesting. Here, the optical zoom on the camera will not shred or pixelate the image upon the high zoom. So whether you’re planning to zoom 3x or 30x, the AI processing unit on the Samsung camera will make sure that it considerably minimizes the pixelate effect on the image. As far as the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G is concerned, the front selfie camera on the phone will be 40-megapixels, while the ultra-wide is the same as the normal S20 5G. The wide camera has a remarkable 108-megapixel sensor whereas the telephoto can go as much as up to 48 megapixels. And that too with a folded 4x optical zoom lens. 

The super steady stabilization on the S20 has been significantly improved. It has enhanced the better low-light performance on the camera. It also features the side rolling option. The camera is optimized in a way that it will smooth out rocking up to 60 degrees from side to side and works extremely well. 

You will also get a Night Hyperlapse mode now on the phone and you can also run any HDR video too. 

Bad News for Verizon Subscribers

It’s not just the incredibly heavy size of the phone what makes Galaxy S20 series a device that needs a bit of more rework, but the 5G feature can further cause a little bit more confusion. Since all the three devices offer full-support for the 5G moniker, only the S20+ 5G, and the S20 Ultra 5G further promotes and support both the Sub-6 and mmWave. The S20 5G only has the Sub-6 which is worthy of attention

The New Galaxy S20 5G Pricing Plans

The all-new Samsung Galaxy S20 5G series is without a doubt equipped with the next-generation technology. And packed with so many exciting features, the new Galaxy S20 5G series comes at a very fair price. This impressive line of the new Galaxy S20 5G starts at $999 for the S20 5G (Standard); whereas, the S20 5G Plus starts at $1,199 and the S20 5G Ultra reaches up to a staggering $1,399. 

However, depending on the different retailers, there will be various featured deals on the new device. 


The S20 Ultra 5G will start at $58.33 a month for 24 months;  the S20 Plus 5G will start at $49.99 a month for 24 months; and beginning in Q2 2020, the S20 5G will start at $41.66 a month for 24 months

AT & T

AT&T is offering the Galaxy S20 5G series in 30-month installment plans. The S20 5G will be $33.34 per month; the S20 Plus 5G will be $40 per month, and the S20 Ultra 5G will be $46.67 per month.


T-mobile is only offering financing opportunities. The carrier will offer the S20 5G for $41.67 per month for 24 months; the S20 Plus 5G for $50 per month for 24 months; and the Ultra 5G for $58.34 per month for 24 months

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