The long rivalry between Apple and Samsung is back with the recent release of Samsung Galaxy S20. The Samsung S-series has stepped up once again to lower the growing commerce of the iPhone 11. Long-awaited flagship device of Samsung finally hit the market on 11 Feb 2020 with the offer of giving free earbuds on pre-bookings.
The premium Samsung Galaxy S20 comes with a splendid glass body which is protected by the solid gorilla 6. The device comes with an indistinguishable physical appearance from the earlier Galaxy S10 with few refinements and changes. For instance, the bulky cutout on the top right corner for the selfie camera is now brought in the center with a prominent reduction in the size of the snick.
Doubtlessly, the stunning S-series device is water and dust resistant with Ingress Protection 68 certification. Going with the trend, the 3.5mm jack is finally discarded on the S-series. Further, the famous waterfall design is also not seen in the fresh Galaxy S20.
GALAXY S20 SPECIFICATION
Like always, Samsung has once again pleased the public with its super-bright and high-quality display. The 6.2inch display of Galaxy S20 has a refresh rate of 120Hz which is twice more than that of Galaxy S10. The 1440p dynamic AMOLED display can support dynamic mapping technology and swaggers the 556PPI pixel density.
Bragged with Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset with an octa-core processor, the device feels a lot more smoother than the prior models. Therefore, the only place where Samsung lagged behind is on the gist of the battery. In other words, the 4000mA.h battery with the 25W fast charger is a big let-down from Samsung. Provided with all the high processors and attributes, the manufacturer should have ameliorated the battery life.
Looking at the brighter side, the Galaxy S20 runs Samsung’s new One UI 2 software over the android 10 which indulges new features such as dark mode, smart reply, and better privacy controls. In addition, The standard model of s20 incorporates 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage which goes up to 12GB and 512GB on higher standard models.
Samsung launched two other variants along with the Galaxy S20 which are Galaxy S20 plus and Galaxy S20 ultra. S20 is quite smaller in contrast to the trendy high-end devices and can enjoyably be used with one hand. On the other hand, Galaxy S20 plus is moderately bigger with the 6.7inch display and finally the Galaxy S20 ultra embracing the gigantic 6.9inches display, is the most colossal model.
All the variants are launched with the well-liked cosmic grey color. However, the cosmic black color is finite to the Samsung Galaxy S20 plus and the Galaxy S20 ultra, cloud blue on the other hand is limited to S20 and the Galaxy S20 plus whereas cloud pink and aura blue is exclusively available for S20 and Galaxy S20 plus respectively.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 has made prominent enhancements in cameras. Coming with a bigger sensor, bigger zoom, and better features, Galaxy S20 has finally overcome the shadow of Apple and Google in terms of photo quality. The triple rear camera includes 12MP primary camera, 12MP ultra-wide camera, and a 64MP telephoto camera which comes with a 3X hybrid optic zoom and the digital zoom that goes up to 30X.
Besides, the superior variant, Galaxy S20 plus has a monster 100X space zoom. Likewise, the camera of Galaxy S20 provides a sundry range of colors and better picture detailing in comparison to the iPhone 11. Nevertheless, the device is capable of taking 8K videos with super stability and focus.
GALAXY S20 PRICE IN NEPAL
The baseline version of the middling sized S20 carries a big-budget of $999. This makes the Galaxy S20 price in Nepal to be Rs.1,07,500. Besides, the high-standard versions cost an arm and a leg. The Galaxy S20 plus price in Nepal is Rs.1,20,000 and going further above, the Samsung Galaxy S20 ultra price in Nepal is Rs.1,70,000.
GALAXY S20 COMPARISON CHART:
|SPECIFICATION||GALAXY S20||GALAXY S10||iPhone XI|
|PROCESSOR||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855||A11 Bionic|
|DISPLAY||6.2″ Dynamic AMOLED Display||6.1″ Dynamic AMOLED Display||6.06″ Liquid Retina: LED-backlit IPS LCD|
|RESOLUTION||3200 X 1440 with 563 PPI||3040 X 1440 with 550 PPI||1792 X 828 with 326 PPI|
|REAR CAMERA||12MP wide + 12MP ultrawide + 64MP telephoto (triple-camera system)||12MP wide + 16MP ultrawide + 16MP telephoto (triple-camera system)||12MP wide + 12MP ultra wide dual-camera system|
|FRONT CAMERA||10MP single camera||10MP single camera||12MP single camera|
|RAM||8/12 GB LPDDR5||8GB LPDDR4||4GB LPDDR4X|
|STORAGE||128GB UFS 3.0||128/512GB UFS 3.0||64GB, 128 or 256GB|
|BATTERY||4000 mA.h||3400 mA.h||3110 mA.h|
|WATER RESISTANT||Ingress Protection 68||IP68||IP68|
|WEIGHT||163 grams||157 grams||194 grams|
|PRICE IN NEPAL||Rs.1,07,500||Rs.1,05,000||Rs.1,10,000|