Galaxy Note 20 Series: Specs and Features
Samsung is debuting a brand new ‘Mystic’ end with the Galaxy Note 20 lineup. It’s merely a flowery identify for a textured matte end on the glass again panel. We might want to get our arms on the Galaxy Note 20 to see if it’s just like the iPhone 11 Pro or not. But wait, we must level out that it’s solely the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra that boasts a glass again panel. The vanilla Galaxy Note 20 boasts a polycarbonate again panel with the mystic texture layer on prime.
The rear panel solely contains the digicam modules and Samsung branding. You will discover a punch-hole show and an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor on the entrance.
Turning our consideration to the entrance, the Galaxy Note 20 contains a 6.7-inch Full-HD+ flat AMOLED show with a 60Hz refresh charge. Yes, you’re studying it proper. Samsung is just providing a 60Hz panel with the usual Note 20. This may be very disappointing for a person who will spend near $1000 on this smartphone. The panel additionally boasts a 20:9 facet ratio and 2400 x 1080-pixel decision.
The Note 20 Ultra, however, features a barely greater 6.9-inch Quad-HD+ AMOLED 2X curved show with a 120Hz refresh charge. Only the Ultra variant has the next refresh charge, together with a 3088 x 1440-pixel decision. Both the shows include HDR10+ certification, which suggests you possibly can stream HDR content material on Netflix and Prime Video.
Galaxy Note 20 sequence can be protected by the not too long ago introduced Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. This is the primary smartphone to characteristic this new glass safety on prime.
Both the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra are powered by the not too long ago introduced Snapdragon 865+ chipset from Qualcomm. This is coupled with the Snapdragon X55 modem, which permits 5G connectivity on the Note 20 sequence, and offers obtain speeds as much as 2Gbps. You may also discover as much as 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and as much as 512GB of built-in storage.
The Galaxy Note 20 sequence is IP68 licensed and runs Android 10-based OneUI 2.1 out-of-the-box. Samsung has additionally furthered its partnership with Microsoft to give you entry to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate to get pleasure from cloud gaming on the transfer. It is even providing you a 3-month free subscription as a pre-order profit, so you possibly can stream Xbox video games in your Note 20 system simply.
As you possibly can see within the picture above, the Galaxy Note 20 features a smaller triple digicam module as in comparison with the huge S20 Ultra-like triple-camera array aboard Note 20 Ultra.
The Galaxy Note 20 contains a 12MP (f/1.8) main digicam with OIS, a 12MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide digicam with a 120-degree FOV, and a 64MP (f/2.0) telephoto digicam with 3x hybrid zoom and 30x Space Zoom. This digicam setup is sort of precisely the identical because the vanilla Galaxy S20 from earlier this yr.
On the opposite hand, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra additionally takes cues from its Ultra sibling within the S-series. The smartphone packs a 108MP (f/1.8) main digicam with OIS, coupled with a 12MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide digicam with a 120-degree FOV, and a 12MP (f/3.0) telephoto digicam with 5x optical zoom and 50x Space Zoom. There’s additionally a Laser auto-focus and dual-LED flash baked subsequent to the vertical digicam setup.
The firm isn’t going for the loopy 100x Space Zoom just like the Galaxy S20 Ultra this time round. The 100x zoom photographs don’t actually have a lot readability and sharpness however no less than you possibly can see some particulars at, say 30x or 50x zoom. Both the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra help as much as 8K @ 24fps video recording, Pro mode, and a slew of different digicam options.
Before we speak concerning the new options, it’s best to know that the S Pen placement has moved from the precise to the left finish of the underside edge. This could possibly be a giant change for very long time Note customers. Galaxy Note 20 sequence features a Bluetooth-enabled S Pen that now additionally works as a pointer, with a variety of round 10 meters. You now have new Anywhere actions to allow you to higher management the system with the S Pen.
Samsung DeX, for these acquainted, has enabled Galaxy cellphone customers to provoke a mini desktop atmosphere utilizing a devoted dock to attach a monitor and extra peripherals for the longest time. The most up-to-date iteration noticed you merely use a USB cable to provoke the DeX mode in your Windows or Mac PC.
However, in keeping with latest rumors, Samsung has right now debuted Wireless DeX with the Galaxy Note 20 sequence. It lets you get a PC-style desktop expertise in your TV, whereas nonetheless permitting you to make use of your cellphone or flip it right into a trackpad. You can now simply share your shows (by way of Miracast) to a TV and management it from the Galaxy Note 20 throughout a gathering.
The two Galaxy Note 20 telephones have solely a minor distinction on the battery entrance. The Galaxy Note 20 features a 4,300mAh battery whereas the Note 20 Ultra comes outfitted with a 4,500mAh battery. This is smaller than the 5,000mAh battery pack aboard the Galaxy S20 Ultra although and that’s a bit disappointing.
Both the variants help 25W fast-charging by way of the USB Type-C port on the backside. I imagine Samsung ought to have jumped on the tremendous fast-charging hype by now nevertheless it’s most likely ready for mass adoption. The Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra help 15W wi-fi charging and 9W Power Share (reverse wi-fi charging) as nicely.
Price and Availability
Galaxy Note 20 has been priced beginning at $999.99 (round Rs. 74,999) and can be out there in three coloration variants, particularly Mystic Green, Mystic Gray, and Mystic Bronze.
Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, however, begins at a whopping $1299.99 (round Rs. 97,299) and also will are available three variants, particularly Mystic White, Mystic Black, and Mystic Bronze.
Both the variants are at the moment up for pre-order within the US and can be broadly out there ranging from 21st August. We are at the moment unaware of the India costs of the Galaxy Note 20 sequence however keep tuned for extra info.