Samsung conducted its first-ever virtual launch event known as Samsung Unpacked from South Korea. Samsung unpacked brings five new devices to the Samsung ecosystem and the most highlighted among all is the Samsung Note 20 and Note 20 ultra.
Both the note devices have the maxed out specs and are the premium devices. These devices are designed for power users and contain every feature one can imagine on the smartphone. From the world’s fastest chipset to the world’s best display to the most advanced camera in a smartphone, these devices have all in them.
Samsung Note 20 series borrow many similar features from the S 20 series. But the main thing which differentiates both the series is the S pen and build. The note 20 series comes in a boxier shape with the square edge corners. While the S 20 series comes with a slightly rounded edge corner.
The S pen on the other hand which is the most highlighted feature in the note 20 series have comes with more improvement. The Samsung Note apps work more efficiently with the S pen as there are improvements in both software and hardware. Now users can cross sync their notes with notes in Samsung tap S7 or S7+ and on windows devices.
So let’s find out what you get with the Samsung Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra
Samsung Note 20 Ultra:
Samsung Note 20 ultra is the most premium and the max spec out the device from Samsung. It contains all the bells and whistles a user can imagine on a smartphone. It comes with a boxier design that looks premium.
Display and Build:
It has a tall 6.9 inches Dynamic AMOLED Display with the improved 2X capacitive touch screen. The screen has a resolution of 1440*3088 pixels with a pixel density of 494 pixels per inch. It is the brightest display out there and there is no problem using it in the direct sunlight. The display comes with an always-on display and a higher refresh rate of 120 Hz. The 120 Hz works only with FHD and if you want QHD display then the display will with 60Hz.
It is the first device that has the latest corning gorilla glass 7 protestations on the front and the back. The device is built stainless steel frame sandwich between the gorilla glasses.
The device has the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC which is the world’s fastest chipset right now. The snapdragon 865+ SoC is for select markets like the USA, South Korea, Canada, UK, and Australia. The rest of the world will get the device with the Samsung in house chipset Exynos 990. Both these chipsets are built around 7nm architecture. These are the octa-core chipset with 2 cores clocked at 2.73 GHz, 2 cores at 2.50 GHz while the other four cores are clocked at 2.0 GHz. The Adreno 650 GPU for the USA while Mali G77 GPU for the rest of the world handles gaming and graphics tasks.
The device comes with the two variants. The one is 8GB RAM and 256 GB UFS 3.1 storage or 8GB of RAM with 512 GB UFS 3.1 storage. There is also another variant with 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB of UFS 3.1 storage. There is a micro SD card slot for expandable storage and up to 1 TB of storage can be expanded.
There is a triple rear camera at the back with a huge camera bump that will wobble at the table. The main camera is 108 megapixels with f/1.8 aperture. There is a 12 megapixel f/3.0 telephoto lens that provides 5X optical zoom and 12-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide lens.
The rare camera can record 8k video at 24 fps, 4k video at 30/60 fps, and 1080p video at 30/60/240 fps.
The selfies camera sits at the punch hole cut on the display. The selfie camera has a 10-megapixel f/2.2 aperture.
The phone has a battery capacity 4500 mAh which will charge at 25W fast charging. There is also a fast wireless charging and the reverse wireless charging.
Other bells and whistles:
It contains all the bells and whistles. There is an under-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanner. It contains all the sensors (accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and barometer). Support for the wireless Samsung DEX and is IP68 dust and water-resistant.
Price and Colors:
It is available in three color options. Mystic Black, Mystic Bonze, and Mystic White. The Price is about 1000 Euo/1300 USD.
Samsung Note 20:
Samsung Note 20 is quite similar to its bigger brother with a little change.
It has a slightly smaller 6.7 inches AMOLED display with 1080*2400 pixels resolution and has a pixel density of 393 pixels per inch. It has a normal 60 Hz refresh rate.
It contains the same platform as previously mentioned for the Note 20 Ultra.
It comes with only one variant 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB UFS 3.1 storage with no option for expandable storage.
There is also a triple rare camera at the back. There is a 12-megapixel f/1.8 wide lens. The 64 megapixels f/2.0 telephoto lens and 12 megapixels f/2.2 ultra-wide lens. The selfie camera is the same on both devices.
It has a slightly smaller battery than its big brother. The battery capacity is 4300 mAh with support for the 25W fast charging. Reverse wireless charging and the fast wireless charging is also present.
Other bells and whistles:
It contains the same bells and whistles as the Note 20 ultra-have.
Price and Colors:
It is available in three color options. Mystic Green, Mystic Bronze, and Mystic Grey. The Price is about 1000 Euro/1100 USD.
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