South Korean technology giant Samsung is speculated to launch its upcoming Galaxy S20 flagship smartphone next month. Samsung Galaxy S20 will succeed Galaxy S10 and is expected to be announced at the company’s Galaxy Unpacked event that is scheduled for February 11. Needless to say, rumours and reports about what Samsung has up its sleeve have been surfacing on the internet.
According to various media reports, the technology giant plans to launch three smartphones at its upcoming event: Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and Galaxy S20 Ultra. Other than this, some rumours also point towards the possibility of a new foldable phone being launched. With just a few days remaining for the launch, we have combined everything that we know about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S20 till now. Take a look:
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Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20 Plus will be the successors of the company’s current flagships Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus respectively. According to various reports that have surfaced online, Samsung’s new offering will sport a 120Hz display and it will have four camera sensors on its back panel. A report in XDA Developers, which detailed about the display of Galaxy S20, said that users will only be able to use the 120Hz refresh rate at FHD+ resolution. In addition to this, the rear cameras are also getting an upgrade and Samsung Galaxy S20 is expected to sport a 12MP primary sensor, a 64MP telephoto lens, and a 12MP ultra-wide camera. The bigger sibling, Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus, will reportedly come with a fourth 3D ToF sensor. The new handsets are said to be powered by upgraded processors and will also have support for 5G by default.
As far as the screen sizes of the smartphones go, according to tipster Ishan Agarwal, the S20 will sport a 6.2-inch display, while S20 Plus will come with a 6.7-inch screen. The smartphones are said to come with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and their display type will be Infinity-O. Galaxy S20 Plus is also said to come with a bigger battery as compared to its predecessor and will house a 4,500mAh cell. Samsung’s upcoming offerings will reportedly come with ultrasonic fingerprint scanner and both of them will not have a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Besides Samsung Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus smartphones, the South Korean technology giant will also be launching Galaxy S20 Ultra handset. As the name suggests, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is supposed to be an ultra-premium device that will come with a bigger display and a bigger battery. Much like the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20 Plus, the smartphone is said to come with a display that will have a refresh rate of 120Hz and an aspect ratio of 20:9. However, the size of the screen of Galaxy S20 Ultra is said to be 6.9-inches. Even the battery size will be beefier than other two phones at Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra will reportedly house a 5,000mAh cell.
However, the main talking point of Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, according to reports, is that the handset will sport five camera lenses on its back panel. Other than this, it will have hole-punch front-facing camera for selfies too. But that’s not all. The smartphone will reportedly come with a 108MP primary sensor and will have support for up to 100x zoom. Samsung has termed this technology as ‘Space Zoom’. In addition to this, the handset will also sport a 48MP telephoto sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide lens and a 3D Time of Flight lens. The selfie camera will be 40MP in resolution.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus
Samsung is also expected to launch the second-generation of its Galaxy Buds headphones on its February 11 event. The company has named the upcoming audio accessory as Galaxy Buds Plus and according to reports, the battery life of the upgraded version will be twice as that of its predecessor. Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus will also come with enhanced active noise isolation technology.