The Samsung Galaxy S20+ is one of the phones in Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series. It is quite bigger than the regular Galaxy S20. Samsung announced the Galaxy S20+ with the Galaxy S20 on February 11, 2020 and released it on March 6, 2020. Both devices have quite similar specs, but the Galaxy S20+ is bigger.
The Samsung Galaxy S20+ sports a beautiful design with a large display. The phone features an aluminum frame between a glass front and a glass back. Both the front and the back of the device employ the use of the Gorilla Glass 6. Just like the Galaxy S20, the S20 Plus uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset.
The phone features a quad camera setup, comprising a 64MP telephoto camera, a 12MP wide camera, a 12MP ultrawide camera, and a 0.3MP ToF depth sensor. It is powered by a 4,500mAh battery with support for 25W fast charging, 15W fast Qi/ PMA wireless charging, and 9W power bank/ reverse wireless charging.
Samsung Galaxy S20+ Key Specs
- OS: Android 10.0, One UI 2
- SIM Type: Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual-SIM (Nano-SIM, dual standby)
- Network: 2G, 3G, 4G
- Display: 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Screen Resolution: 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio (~525ppi)
- Processor Type: Exynos 990 (Global), Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (USA)
- RAM: 8GB
- Internal Storage: 128GB
- External Storage: microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
- Rear Camera: Quad-Camera (64MP telephoto, 12MP wide, 12MP ultrawide, and 0.3MP ToF depth sensor)
- Front Camera: 10MP
- Battery: 4,500mAh
Samsung Galaxy S20 Features Overview
The Samsung Galaxy S20+ sports a 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen. The display has a resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and approximately 525 ppi density. It has approximately 90.5% screen-to-body ratio. Its larger display offers a bigger view than the regular Galaxy S20.
The Samsung Galaxy S20+ uses the Exynos 990 chipset in the global version. The USA version of the devices uses the Snapdragon 865 SoC.
The global Samsung Galaxy S20 is powered by the Exynos 990 chipset. On the other hand, the USA version uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset. The global version uses an octa-core (2×2.73GHz Mongoose M5, 2×2.50GHz Cortex-A76, and 4×2.0GHz Cortex-A55) CPU. The USA version also uses octa-core (1×2.84GHz Kyro 585, 3×2.42GHz Kyro 585, and 4×1.8GHz Kyro 585) CPU. Coming to the GPU specifications, the global version uses the Mali-G77 MP11 while the USA version uses the Adreno 650.
The Samsung Galaxy S20+ runs One UI 2 based on Android 10.0. The device offers you 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The internal storage is expandable via a microSDXC which uses the shared SIM slot. The phone supports Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified). It has IP68 rating for dust/water resistance.
In the camera department, the Samsung Galaxy S20+ comes with a quad-camera setup on the rear. This means one camera more than the S20. The Samsung Galaxy S20+ rear camera setup comprises a 64MP telephoto camera with PDAF, OIS, and 3x hybrid optical zoom, a 12MP wide camera with Dual Pixel PDAF and OIS, a 12MP ultrawide camera with Super Steady video, and a 0.3MP Time of Flight depth sensor. The camera setup supports auto-HDR and panorama. Right next to the arrangement is an LED flash. On the front of the device sits a 10MP wide camera with Dual Pixel PDAF. The Samsung Galaxy S20+ camera supports video recording of [email protected], [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected], HDR 10+, dual-video recording, stereo sound recording, gyro-EIS, and OIS.
Whether you want a single-SIM phone or a dual-SIM phone, the Samsung Galaxy S20+ has got you covered. However, the microSDXC card shares the SIM 2 slot.
Samsung Galaxy S20+ Price and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy S20+ has a price tag of $959.95/ £994.99/ €999/ ₹73,999. Announced on February 11, it was released on March 6, 2020. The phone is available in Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, Cloud White, Cloud Blue, and Aura Red color options.
Best Samsung Galaxy S20+ alternatives
Looking for the best Samsung Galaxy S20+ alternatives? You may consider the cheaper Samsung Galaxy S20. You may even go for the Galaxy S10 or Galaxy S10+ from 2019. You may also consider the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series. Alternatives to the Samsung Galaxy S20+ from other brands may include the Huawei P30, the Mate 30 series, and the Realme 6.
Samsung Galaxy S20+ Detailed Specs
|2G Network||GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 – SIM 1 and SIM 2 (Dual-SIM model only)
CDMA 800/ 1900 and TD-SCDMA
|3G Network||HSDPA 850/ 900/ 1700 (AWS)/ 1900/ 2100
CDMA 2000 1xEV-DO
|4G Network||LTE band 1 (2100), 2, (1900), 3 (1800), 4 (1700/2100), 5 (850), 7 (2600), 8 (900), 12 (700), 13 (700), 17 (700), 18 (800), 19 (800), 20 (800), 25 (1900), 26 (850), 28 (700), 32 (1500), 38 (2600), 39 (1900), 40 (2300), 41 (2500), 66 (1700/ 2100)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/ 200Mbps|
|SIM||Single-SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual-SIM (Nano-SIM, dual standby)|
|Status||Available: Released March 6, 2020|
|Dimensions||– 161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8 mm (6.37 x 2.90 x 0.31 in)
– Weight: 186g (6.56 oz)
|Type||Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.7 inches, 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, ~525 ppi density, ~90.5% screen-to-body ratio|
Memory And OS
> Exynos 990 – Global
> Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 – USA
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|Others||> 32-bit/ 384kHz audio
> Tuned by AKG
|4G||LTE-A (7CA) Cat20|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Version 5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|USB||3.2, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
64MP, f/2.0, (telephoto), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x hybrid optical zoom
12MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76″, 1.8µm, Dual-Pixel PDAF, OIS
12MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.4µm, Super Steady video
0.3MP, ToF 3D, f/1.0 (depth)
|Selfie Camera||10MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2″, 1.22µm, Dual-Pixel PDAF
|Capacity||4,500mAh Li-Po battery|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under-display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, barometer, compass, gyro, proximity|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
> Bixby natural language commands and dictation
> Samsung DeX (Desktop Experience) support
|Miscellaneous||– FM radio (USA and Canada only)|
|Price||$959.95/ £994.99/ €999/ ₹73,999|