10 Things You Need to Know About the Samsung Galaxy S20 Series

Including how much they'll cost you!

(SPOT.ph) Looking for a new mobile phone? Perhaps this new year (slash new decade) is when you finally decide that it's time to upgrade your old smartphone with a new model to suit your needs and preferences. After all, with the fast-paced world we live in these days, and how often we stay connected to our phones, it's only right that we find a gadget that can keep up. We know switching phones can be a big decision, so go ahead and take your time in scouring the market and researching on which model would work best for you. Don't worry, we're here to help: Samsung just released its latest line of flagship phones, the Galaxy S20 Series, and we're here to breakdown all its cool features. Who knows? It might just be exactly what you're looking for!

Here are 10 things you need to know about the new Samsung Galaxy S20 series:

The series includes three phone models

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The Galaxy S20 series includes the S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra, which come in 6.2, 6.7, and 6.9-inch displays, respectively. Each one boasts an ultra-slim construction and a sleek, all-screen display.

Each model comes in a variety of colors

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From left to right: Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra
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The S20 is available in Cosmic Gray and Cloud Pink, the S20+ is available in Cosmic Black, Cosmic Gray, and Cloud Blue, while the S20 Ultra is available in Cosmic Black and Cosmic Gray.

The cameras on the smartphones are equipped with up to 108 megapixels

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Here's a sample photo to show you just how effective the camera's zoom is
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The S20 and S20+ come boast triple camera systems with 64 megapixels and they have 3x hybrid optic zoom and up to 30x super resolution zoom while the S20 Ultra comes with a quad camera system with 108 megapixels, 10x hybrid optic zoom, and up to 100x super resolution zoom. This means that not only will your shots turn out crisp and clear, you can also take high quality photos even from afar.

Take high resolution videos with up to 8K video quality

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You've probably heard of 4K, but the cameras on the S20 series can capture up to 8K resolution. That means ultra-clear videos with sharp resolution and HD quality even in low-light situations . The cameras are designed to pull in more light, so you can shoot high-quality videos even at night. Plus, the camera's extra larger sensor and anti-rolling stabilizer balances camera movement so you can take cinematic video clips even when your hand is shaky.

They promise long-lasting battery life that adjusts to your usage habits

The S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra batteries hold 4,000, 4,500, and 5,000 mAH, respectively. Not only does the battery power promise to last a long time, but it's also very intelligent: as you use your phone more and more, your battery will adjust to your usage habits in order to save power and last longer on a single full charge. Pretty cool, huh?


They can hold up to 1 TB of storage space

The phones S20 series come with 128 GB internal storage, but can be expanded via microSD card to reach 1 TB—not unlike an external hard drive. No more deleting your fave photos and videos in order to make space on your phone!

The software promises smooth, seamless, and lag-free use

The phones' 120Hz speed makes scrolling through and between your fave apps smooth with seamless screen transitions. Plus, the fast, lag-resistant software is great for gamers!

The phones are water-resistant

If you're the type who needs a phone with lots of durability, you'll be happy to know that the S20 series can stand up to 1.5 meters of water for up to 30 minutes—perfect for all your outdoor adventures.

The price of the phones in the S20 series start at P49,990

The Galaxy S20 will be available for P49,990, the S20+ will be available for P55,990, and the S20 Ultra will be available for P69,990. Time to start saving!


They'll be available sooner than you think

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Series is set to release in the Philippines on March 6, 2020. They'll be available for pre-order online starting February 12 at 6 p.m.

And just in case you're still not sure if the Galaxy S20 Series is for you, you can also check this out:

Samsung is also also releasing a flip phone

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Galaxy Z Flip
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2000s kids rejoice! If you're nostalgic for the fun (not to mention catharsis) that comes with classic flip phones, you'll be happy to know that Samsung is also releasing the Galaxy Z Flip, a smartphone that can be folded shut and fit right in your pocket. It'll be available for P79,990.

For more information, log on to Samsung's website.

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