Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: The First Great Mobile Candidate Of The Year Has A New Last Name And Sets Records In Memory And Photography

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra the first great mobile candidate of the year has a new last name and sets records in memory and photography

It is Samsung’s great bet for this 2020. One year after the S10+ comes the new Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. A new surname to show that the flagship of the South Korean manufacturer is more complete than ever. Along with the new Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus, the brand’s largest model has state-of-the-art technical features. It is worthy to place this Galaxy S20 Ultra as one of the best mobile candidates of the year.

As it had been leaked, the new Galaxy S20 Ultra arrives with a gigantic 6.9-inch panel, a 5,000 mAh battery, and a triple camera of up to 108 megapixels with 100x digital zoom. A device with 5G connectivity that falls directly within the super high-end range, marking figures never seen in a smartphone to date. These are its technical characteristics.

Technical sheet of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra



Dynamic AMOLED 6.9″
QHD+, 511 ppi
HDR10+, 120Hz


Exynos 990
7nm, 64-bit
Octa-core (2.73+2.6+2GHz)


12/16GB LPDDR5


128 / 512 GB + MicroSD 1 TB




IP68 protection


Fingerprint sensor under the screen
Facial recognition


Android 10 + OneUI


Ultra Wide: 12 MP, 1.4µm, f/2.2
Wide: 108 MP, 0.8µm (12 MP, 2.4µm), f/1.8, OIS
Telephoto: 48 MP, 0.8µm (12 MP, 1.6µm ), f/3.5, OIS
Zoom: 10x hybrid optical, 100x digital
ToF sensor


40 MP, 0.7µm (10 MP, 1.4µm), f/2.2


166.9 x 76 x 8.8mm


5G, SA/NSA, sub-6
LTE Cat20 up to 2 Gbps
WiFi ac 4×4 MIMO


S20 Ultra 128 / 12GB: 1,359 euros
S20 Ultra 512 / 16GB: 1,549 euros

The Dynamic AMOLED panel is passed at 120 Hz

The Dynamic AMOLED panel is passed at 120 Hz

The new Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra’s design remains close to the Galaxy family’s recognized lines. We have a slightly curved glass body, where the main difference is in the back and the new square module to locate the cameras.

It is a mobile with generous dimensions resulting from its 6.9-inch panel. The thickness has remained relatively close to its little brothers, with 8.8 millimeters. The same does not happen with the weight, where due to everything it incorporates inside, the new S20 Ultra rises to 220 grams.

The chosen Dynamic AMOLED panel has QuadHD+ resolution in a 20:9 format and 3,200 x 1,440 pixels. Samsung traditionally stands out for its screens, and in this model, we are faced with the most cutting-edge specifications, with HDR10 + compatibility, a pixel density per inch of 511, and, as is the case with the rest of the Galaxy S20 models, 120 Hz refresh rate.

One more year, the flagship of Samsung has protection against water and dust with IP68 certification. At the design level, the Galaxy S20 Ultra is relatively compact considering its large screen size, and it is that little by little, the relative percentage of the panel has been improving to reach 89.9%, according to GSMArena calculations.

Up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM

Up to 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM

The new Samsung Galaxy is usually chosen to release the latest components from the manufacturer; this year is no exception. We have the new Exynos 990 for the processor, which promises up to 20% more performance than the previous generation. It is a chipset manufactured in 7 nanometers, with two Cortex A76 cores, two custom cores, and four Cortex A551 cores. For the GPU, the new ARM Mali-G77 MP11 is introduced.

Next to the processor, we have a new RAM. This year, the most powerful Android phones introduced LPDDR5 memory, with 30% less consumption. In the case of the Galaxy S20 Ultra, the base model starts at 12GB and is expanded, for the first time in the industry, to 16GB of RAM. More than many of today’s laptops.

For Samsung storage, it will start at 128GB UFS 3.0 and increase to 512GB in the higher version; both will also be expandable by microSD card up to 1TB.

Fast and wireless charging to complement the 5,000 mAh

Fast and wireless charging to complement the 5,000 mAh

Another of the highlights of the new Galaxy S20 Ultra is the huge battery introduced to compensate for its large screen. It has 5,000 mAh, 45W fast charging through the USB Type-C port, and compatibility with 9W wireless charging.

Among the additions of this Galaxy S20 Ultra, we find speakers signed by AKG, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi 6, compatibility with 5G SA and NSA networks, and Android 10 together with OneUI for the operating system. Regarding biometrics, it has facial recognition and a fingerprint reader integrated under the screen.

The Ultra is for its cameras: 108 megapixels and 10x hybrid zoom

The Ultra is for its cameras 108 megapixels and 10x hybrid zoom

In the photographic section, the Galaxy S20 Ultra goes one step further than the Galaxy S20 Plus and incorporates a module with three rear cameras, an LED flash, and a TOF sensor. A square module with the ‘Space Zoom: 100X’ logo and a rather distinctive design.

The main sensor is a 108-megapixel wide-angle lens with an f/1.8 aperture, OIS and which, using the ‘Pixel Binning’ technique, produces 12-megapixel 2.4µm images. Accompanying we have a 12-megapixel Ultra-wide sensor, f / 2.2 lens, and 1.4µm pixels.

For the telephoto, Samsung takes a big leap compared to last year and incorporates a 48-megapixel sensor, with an f/3.5 focal lens, OIS, and a 10x hybrid zoom, which in digital reaches 100x. The sensors are not left here, because despite incorporating a triple camera, it also adds a ToF (Time of Flight) sensor to improve depth.

The video is another of the key sections of the Samsung Galaxy S20 and it is that, as the brand already explained when talking about 8K, these new Galaxy S20 can record in 8K resolution.

For the front camera, Samsung bets on a 40 MP sensor and f/2.2 aperture lens, which produces 10-megapixel images with a pixel size of 1.4µm.

Versions and prices of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Versions and price of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra will be available in black and dark gray. It is found in two versions, one with 128 GB of storage and 12GB of RAM and a second version with 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB. The first units will be available from March 6. These are the official prices in Spain, with one of the new Samsung Galaxy Buds+ as a gift:

  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (128/12GB) : 1,359 euros
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (512/16GB) : 1,549 euros