Samsung’s Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Unveiled

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has recently unveiled five new Galaxy devices. Among these devices are the most powerful Note series yet, the Galaxy Note20 and the Galaxy Note20 Ultra.

The Galaxy Note20 and the Galaxy Note20 Ultra, together with other power devices, have been introduced by Samsung’s on their first ever Galaxy Unpacked virtual event livestreamed from Korea on August 5, 2020.

“Never before have we relied on technology like we are today. It’s how we are staying connected as we navigate the extraordinary challenges faced around the world.”

– Dr. TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics

According to Dr. TM Roh, technology must make life easier, not more complex which is why they have introduced their five new power devices.

“These devices are powerful tools to help you maximize work and play,” he stated.

The Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra

The Galaxy Note20 series can take your productivity to the next level. It is a productivity powerhouse that works like a computer, lets you game like a pro, and transforms the way you work.

There are two versions of the series, the Galaxy Note20 and the Galaxy Note20 Ultra, both are built for efficiency.

The Galaxy Note20 is for broader Note users who are looking to maximize their time for work and play.

On the other hand, the Galaxy Note20 Ultra is designed for Note fans who demand the ultimate in power and productivity.

Galaxy Note20 Series: Power to Work

Galaxy Note20 Series has Advanced S Pen

  • The S Pen on the Galaxy Note20 series has more lifelike precision.
  • It gives you more accuracy and responsiveness
  • The S Pen’s five new Anywhere actions makes touchless navigation of your device. With as simple as a flick of the wrist, you can return to home screen or take a screenshot

Offers more Flexible Samsung Notes Experience

  • Samsung Notes app features auto-save and syncing capabilities making lost work a thing of the past.
  • Samsung Notes easily straightens messy handwriting.
  • It lets you annotate and highlight PDFs in Samsung Notes app.
  • Record audio as you jot down notes made possible. You can just tap a word in your notes to go to that moment in the recording.
  • Has a new intuitive folder management that makes everything easier to find.

It Lets You Work Smarter Across Devices

  • Microsoft’s Your Phone app with Link to Windows integration enables you to access your mobile apps directly from your Windows 10 PC.
  • Sending messages, managing notifications, syncing photos, and making and receiving calls all from your Windows 10 PC are simple and convenient.
  • It lets you add your favorite mobile apps to your Taskbar or Start menu.
  • You will have the ability to run multiple apps side by side on your Windows 10 PC later this year.
  • All your productivity ecosystems will be aligned across devices when Samsung Notes app syncs to Microsoft OneNote and Outlook.

Galaxy Note20 Series: Power to Play

Console-level Gaming

  • The device’s Game Booster comes with improved AI features and an enhanced NPU. This monitors how the game runs on the device to automatically adjust phone settings for peak gaming experience.
  • It is powered by hyper-fast, ultra-low latency 5G and Wi-Fi 6 with optimized gaming latency.
  • Galaxy Note20 series is a pro-gaming set-up that fits in your pocket thanks to the fastest processor in a Galaxy yet.

Cinematic Filmmaking

  • Galaxy Note20 series’ 8K camera gives you access to ultra-high resolution and a professional quality video experience.
  • It has a powerful Pro Video mode with pro-grade focus, audio, exposure, zoom speed control, and 120 fps video at FHD.
  • You can also control audio sources, adjusting gain and selecting between onboard mics or external sources.
  • Paired with Galaxy Buds Live, you can record crystal-clear audio while minimizing noise in the background .

Master Multitasking with Advanced Samsung DeX

  • With Samsung DeX, you can wirelessly connect the Galaxy Note20 series to a Smart TV.
  • It can manage two screens simultaneously. You can text on the Galaxy Note20 series while watching a video in a Smart TV.

Galaxy Note20 Series Pricing

  • Galaxy Note20 costs $999
  • Galaxy Note20 Ultra costs $1,299

Galaxy Note20 Series Colors

Galaxy Note20
  • Mystic Bronze
  • Mystic Green
  • Mystic Gray
Galaxy Note20 Ultra
  • Mystic Black
  • Mystic Bronze

Galaxy Note20 Series Specs

Galaxy Note20 UltraGalaxy Note20
Display6.9" edge Quad HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Infinity-O Display (3088x1440),496ppi, HDR10+ certified
120Hz refresh rate
6.7” flat FHD+ Super AMOLED Plus
Infinity-O Display (2400x1080), 393ppi, HDR10+ certified
*Infinity-O Display: a near bezel-less, full-frontal screen.
*Measured diagonally, Galaxy Note20's screen size is 6.7" in the full rectangle and 6.6" with accounting for the rounded corners and Galaxy Note20 Ultra's screen size is 6.9" in the full rectangle and 6.8" with accounting for the rounded corners; actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and camera hole.
*120Hz display only available on Galaxy Note20 Ultra.
Dimensions
& Weight
164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1mm, 208g161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3mm, 192g)
[S Pen] 5.8 × 4.35 × 105.08mm, 3.04g
S PenBluetooth enabled, Lithium Titanate Battery: Up to 24 hours of battery standby time
Pressure levels: 4096, Pen tip diameter: 0.7 mm, IP68
*S Pen's operable distance extends approximately 10 meters from the device in open space. Control range may vary depending on surroundings and other factors.
*Using S Pen as a stylus does not require battery power. Actual battery life may vary depending on usage patterns and other factors.
*IP68 rating is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Rinse residue/dry if wet.
CameraFront10MP Selfie Camera
. Dual Pixel AF
. Pixel size: 1.22μm
. FOV: 80˚
. F.No (aperture): F2.2
10MP Selfie Camera
. Dual Pixel AF
. Pixel size: 1.22μm
. FOV: 80˚
. F.No (aperture): F2.2
Rear*12MP Ultra Wide Camera
. Pixel size: 1.4μm
. FOV: 120˚
. F.No (aperture): F2.2

*108MP Wide-angle Camera
. PDAF, OIS
. Pixel size: 0.8μm
. FOV: 79˚
. F.No (aperture): F1.8
. 1/1.33" image sensor size

*12MP Telephoto Camera
. Pixel size: 1.0μm
. FOV: 20˚
. F.No (aperture): F3.0

Laser AF Sensor

Space Zoom
. 5x Optical Zoom
. Up to 50x Super Resolution Zoom
OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Tracking AF
*12MP Ultra Wide Camera
. Pixel size: 1.4μm
. FOV: 120˚
. F.No (aperture): F2.2

*12MP Wide-angle Camera
. Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, OIS
. Pixel size: 1.8μm
. FOV: 79˚
. F.No (aperture): F1.8
. 1/1.76" image sensor size

*64MP Telephoto Camera
. Pixel size: 0.8μm
. FOV: 76˚
. F.No (aperture): F2.0

Space Zoom
. 3x Hybrid Optic Zoom
. Up to 30x Super Resolution Zoom
OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Tracking AF
*Galaxy Note20's Hybrid Optic Zoom combines high-resolution image sensor and lens.
*Super Resolution Zoom includes digital zoom, which may cause some image deterioration.
AP7nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor
*3.0GHz(Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.4GHz + 1.8GHz
7nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor
*2.7GHz (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.5GHz + 2GHz
*May vary depending on market and carrier.
Memory[5G]
12GB RAM (LPDDR5) with 256GB internal storage

[LTE]
8GB RAM (LPDDR5) with 256GB internal storage
[5G]
8GB RAM (LPDDR5) with 256GB internal storage

[LTE]
8GB RAM (LPDDR5) with 256GB internal storage
* May differ by model, color, market and carrier.
* Actual storage available may vary depending on pre-installed software.
Expandable
Memory & SIM Card
Dual SIM model (Hybrid SIM slot): one Nano SIM and one Nano SIM or one MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)
*Hybrid SIM tray only available on Galaxy Note20 Ultra. SIM card sold separately. Availability of dual SIM may vary depending on market or carrier.
*Expandable memory only available on Galaxy Note20 Ultra. MicroSD card sold separately. Availability may vary depending on market and manufacturer.
*Use of eSIM on Galaxy device may be enabled by software update or disabled in some markets where it is purchased. Availability of eSIM mobile plan may vary depending on carrier.
Battery4,500mAh (typical)4,300mAh (typical)
*Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated (minimum) capacity is 4170mAh for Galaxy Note20 and 4370mAh for Galaxy Note20 Ultra. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.
ChargingImproved wireless charging speeds with Fast Wireless Charging 2.0
USB PD 3.0 (PPS) certified Fast Charging for wired charging (AFC and QC2.0 compatible)
*WPC certified Wireless charging
*Wireless PowerShare
* Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 currently available with Wireless Charger Stand, Wireless Charger Duo Pad, and other devices that support 10W or more wireless charging. Sold separately. Actual charging speed may vary depending on the actual usage, charging conditions, and other factors. Wireless charger requires power connection. Recommend using in-box charging cable and/or travel adapter for use of third party items may cause damage to the Wireless Charger Stand and Wireless Charger Duo Pad or a decrease in charging speed.
*Wireless PowerShare is limited to Samsung or other brand smartphones with Qi wireless charging, such as Galaxy Z Fold2, Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, Z Flip, Note10, Note10+, S10e, S10, S10+, Fold, S9, S9+, S8, S8+, S8 Active, S7, S7 edge, S7 Active, S6, S6 edge, S6 Active, S6 edge+, Note9, Note8, Note FE, Note5, and wearables such as Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Watch3, Galaxy Watch Active2, Galaxy Watch Active, Gear Sport, Gear S3, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Buds. If battery power is lower than 30% Wireless PowerShare may not function. May not work with certain accessories, covers, other brand devices, or some Samsung wearables. May affect call reception or data services, depending on your network environment.
OSAndroid 10
PaymentNFC, MST
* Available in select markets. Payment solutions and available features may vary depending on market, carrier, and service providers.
AuthenticationLock type: pattern, PIN, password
Biometric lock type: Fingerprint, Face recognition
Video[Video playback format]
MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

[TV connection]
Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30 fps)
Wired: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter. (DisplayPort 4K UHD at 60 fps)
Water ResistanceIP68
*IP68 is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Rinse residue/dry if wet. Not advised for beach or pool use.
In the BoxDevice, Data Cable, Travel Adapter, Ejection Pin, Earphones sound by AKG, Quick Start Guide,
Protective Film
*Some of the listed components, including cover and protective film, may not be available depending on the model you purchase or the market you live in.
*If using a screen protector, it is recommended to use a Samsung product for better fingerprint recognition.

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