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Galaxy S20, S20 + and S20 Ultra are made official by Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S20 is the first line completely 5G, and brings major improvements to the cameras, including artificial intelligence

Samsung held the event Unpacked 2020 to show its main innovations in the world of technology, confirming the rumors that we have already presented, especially about the new smartphones Galaxy S20, which will arrive on March 6th worldwide.

Galaxy S20The Galaxy S20 line is focused on image production

Interestingly, the live broadcast was made with the mobile device itself, showing its power to the world. The place was the Palace of Fine Arts, in So Francisco, and Showmetech was there to tell you how it went.

Samsung announced that, in 2020, there will be an investment of more than 22 billion dollars in solutions that integrate Artificial Intelligence, 5G and Internet of Things to its products.

?Our technology will not make the transformation alone, but allow people to do it?

Mario Laffitte, vice president of corporate affairs for Samsung in Latin America.

Laffite says that Samsung dominates 54% of the mobile device market share in Latin America, and that in 2019, the company sold 108 smartphones per minute in the region.

The new Galaxy S20, S20 + and S20 Ultra

The Galaxy S20 smartphones Galaxy S20 smartphones ?break? the traditional numbering to represent the new decade.

As expected, the big highlight was the arrival of smartphones Galaxy S20, S20 + and S20 Ultra, which break with the traditional numbering and was not called ?S11? as expected.

According to the senior product manager for the mobile devices division at Samsung Brazil, Renato Citrini, the company decided to break the standard to represent the new decade, as well as the closure of the first 10-year cycle of Galaxy smartphones.

Galaxy S20 Ultra, S20 + and S20: at the rear, the camera set is the main differentiator in device design Galaxy S20, S20 + and S20 Ultra: at the rear, the camera set is the main differentiator in device design

For smartphones in the line Galaxy S20, Citrini cites research by Counterpoint Research which points to cameras as the main reason for users to switch smartphones. For this reason, new phones are focused on this need.

It is worth mentioning that the successor to DJ Koh for the Samsung smartphone area: Roh Tae-Moon. He was chosen for his prominent role in cost reduction of the company, especially in the smartphone area. J Koh to remain as co-CEO of Samsung.

Design and Canvas

With a design similar to the Galaxy S10, the differential of the S20 is the unification of the front cameras.With a design similar to the Galaxy S10, the differential of the S20 is the unification of the front cameras.

There were no major changes in the design in relation to the S10 and to S10 +, the most notable being the unification of the front cameras, since they are all centered at the top of the screen, with only a single lens, which occupies even less space than before.

The three models have the front area totally dedicated to the screen and the sides are made of metal. Both the front and rear have the glass Gorilla Glass 6, highly resistant to scratches, and the devices are certified IP 68, ensuring water and dust protection.

As for the screen, all have the display AMOLED dynamic, with update rate of 120 HZ and touch sensor 240 HZ. This means that content viewing is even faster, and also provides a great improvement in sensitivity with the touch of your fingers. This set also promises competitive advantages for gamers.

Galaxy S20 From left to right: S20, S20 + and S20 Ultra have the same design on the front, differing by the dimensions of the devices

It is worth mentioning that the S20 model has a 6.2 inch screen, while the S20 + has 6.7 inches and the S20 Ultra, 6.9 inches.

Cameras

Cameras are Samsung's main bets.Cameras are Samsung's main bets.

The major focus of the line S20 only the cameras, and each model has a specific set of lenses, being triple on the S20 and quadruple on the S20 + and S20 Ultra. The latter has the best specs of the trio: main lens with resolution of 108MP. This sensor three times greater than the present in S10, giving rise to the new night mode Bright Light: when taking photos at night it combines 9 pixels in 1, recording images with excellent quality even in unfavorable light conditions.

Galaxy S20 UltraThe Galaxy S20 Ultra has the best lens set, with 108MP and capable of reaching 100x zoom

Another novelty for photography is the Space Zoom, which combines hybrid optical zoom and Super Resolution Zoom, a digital mode that uses artificial intelligence to zoom in on the images. The optical zoom of 3x, together with digital mode, gives models S20 and S20 + total zoom of 30x, while in the model S20 Ultra the optical zoom of 10x reaches incredible 100x, when combined with Super Resolution Zoom.

Galaxy S20Space Zoom allows you to reach an approximation of 30x on the S20 and S20 + models

As for the video recordings, the three models reach the resolution of 8K, it is also possible to make live streams at that resolution and extract images in up to 33 megapixels. There is also the possibility to record in 4K, FullHD and HD.

The recordings also have the technology of super stabilization, preventing the filming from being blurred, and the night hyperlapse, which is a technique that achieves fast movements on video even in conditions where there is little lighting.

There is also the Single Take, where the camera captures a series of different photos (up to 10) and videos (up to 4) and select the best ones for the user. Artificial intelligence is responsible for defining the best moment, the best lens combination, the use of dynamic focus, filters and smart cuts.

Hardware and Software

The Exynos 990 processor will be part of the three models of the Galaxy S20.The Exynos 990 processor will be part of the three Galaxy S20 models, which come with Android 10

The three models have the processor Exynos 990 which, according to Samsung itself, is made with a powerful processing capacity of artificial intelligence, with the aim of innovating within this segment.

O Exynos 990 It has a dual-core neural processor, delivering faster and more efficient performance within the machine learning concept. The latter, basically, is a means that allows artificial intelligence to learn to perform tasks that would be performed by people.

The models have RAM memory ranging from 8GB and 16 GB (S20 Ultra), while internal storage starts at 128GB at 512GB in the S20 Ultra version. All models have a microSD slot, for up to 1TB extra storage.

The Galaxy S20 line already comes with the newly launched Android 10, and has native integration with Google Duo, thanks to a partnership between Samsung and Google, it being possible to have chats with up to eight contacts at the same time. In addition, new features are present:

Quick Share, Android's file sharing system similar to Airdrop, making it easy to share photos and files on any Samsung smartphone running Android 10? Music Share, a feature that allows you to configure the Galaxy S20 as the main device, and other Galaxy devices will be able to choose the songs that are playing at home or in the car? Bixby Playlists, the personal assistant will understand what are the best songs for certain moments of your daily life, suggesting them to you on Spotify.

Samsung has announced a partnership with several leading companies in its segments, including Netflix.Samsung has announced a partnership with several leading companies in its segments, including Netflix.

Another novelty that video research in Netflix Now the search for the Galaxy S20 is integrated, and Samsung smartphone users will have exclusive content on famous series, such as recording scenes, for example.

Partnership was also made with Microsoft, bringing Xbox games exclusively to Galaxy devices. The first title made available was Forza Street, and the promise of more news for the future.

Galaxy Buds +

Galaxy Buds + has a considerably bigger battery when compared to the previous edition.Galaxy Buds + has a considerably larger battery compared to the previous edition

In this update, the headphones have a larger battery, reaching up to 11 hours of audio playback, with a wireless charging system.

To improve audio reproduction and call pickup, each headset now has 2 speakers, 2 external microphones and 1 internal. However, there is no noise cancellation system.

Thanks to a partnership with Spotify, the user can press a button on the headphone and access a playlist. It is also possible to control the ambient sound, just adjust the volume for you to hear (or not) what is ?outside? the headphones.

Galaxy Buds + has a considerably bigger battery when compared to the previous edition.Buds + can come in black, blue and white, with case following the color of the headphones

The GalaxyBuds cost 149 dollars.

And you? What did you think of the new Galaxy S20 smartphones? Leave your opinion comments!

Galaxy smartphone price comparison The prices of the S20 line were announced, and the S10 line was reduced in prices

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy S20

Model S20
Processor Exynos 990
Screen6.2 2X Quad HD Dynamic AMOLED Display + Support for HDR10 + 120 Hz refresh rate240 Hz touch sensor
Main CameraTriple Camera: 12MP f / 2.2 120 – Ultra Wide12MP f / 1.8 79 – Wide Angle64MP f / 2.0 76 – Telephoto
Space Zoom 3x optical zoom Super Resolution Zoom up to 30x
Main Camera (videos) 8K, 4K, Full HD, HD
Front Camera 10MP f / 2.2 80
RAM memory 8GB (LPDDR5)
Internal Storage 128GB
External Storage MicroSD At 1TB
Water and dust resistance Yes (IP 68 certification)
audio Stereo sound (2 speakers)
USB-C input Yes
Drums 4000 mAh
System Android 10 with One UI 2.0 interface
Colors Cosmic Gray (gray), Cloud Blue (blue), Cloud Pink (pink)
Prices$ 999

Samsung Galaxy S20 +

Model S20 +
Processor Exynos 990
Screen6.7 Dynamic 2X Quad HD AMOLED display + Support for HDR10 + 120 Hz refresh rate240hz touch sensor
Main CameraQudrupla camera: 12MP f / 2.2 120 – Ultra Wide12MP f / 1.8 79 – Wide Angle64MP f / 2.0 76 – Telephoto Depth sensor (DepthVision)
Space Zoom 3x optical zoom Super Resolution Zoom up to 30x
Main Camera (videos) 8K, 4K, Full HD, HD
Front Camera 10MP f / 2.2 80
RAM memory 8GB (LPDDR5)
Internal Storage 128GB
External Storage MicroSD At 1TB
Water and dust resistance Yes (IP 68 certification)
audio Stereo sound (2 speakers)
USB-C input Yes
Drums 4500 mAh
System Android 10 with One UI 2.0 interface
Colors Cosmic Gray (gray), Cloud Blue (blue), Cosmic Black (black)
Prices$ 1,199

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

Model S20 Ultra
Processor Exynos 990
Screen6.9 Dynamic 2X Quad HD AMOLED Display + Support for HDR10 + 120 Hz refresh rate240hz touch sensor
Main CameraQudrupla Camera: 12MP f / 2.2 120 – Ultra Wide108MP f / 1.8 120 – Wide Angle48MP f / 23.5 24 – Telephoto Depth sensor (DepthVision)
Space Zoom 10x optical zoomSuper Resolution Zoom up to 100x
Main Camera (videos) 8K, 4K, Full HD, HD
Front Camera 40MP f / 2.2 80
RAM memory12GB (LPDDR5) 16GB (LPDDR5)
Internal Storage128GB / 512GB
External StorageMicroSD At 1TB
Water and dust resistance Yes (IP 68 certification)
audio Stereo sound (2 speakers)
USB-C input Yes
Drums 5000 mAh
System Android 10 with One UI 2.0 interface
Colors Cosmic Gray (gray), Cosmic Black (black)
Prices$ 1,399