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Samsung Galaxy S20/S11: Here’s everything you need to know

Samsung will unveil its new Galaxy S series smartphones next month. The official introduction will take place on 11 February 2020.

Just like last year, there will be 3 different models (Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra) this year. The Galaxy S20/S11 series won’t come with a headphone jack, as Samsung has already dropped the 3.5mm jack from the Galaxy Note 10 series.

The Galaxy S20/S11 series will come with a punch-hole camera that is placed in the middle, just like with the Galaxy Note 10 series.

The Galaxy S20/S11 series is expected to come with a 120Hz display. For comparison, the current S10 series is equipped with a 60Hz display.

A high frame rate ensures that the screen is refreshed faster, which among other things makes a positive contribution to mobile gaming. There will be a better, faster in-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanner.

Camera:

According to the previous reports, the Galaxy S20/S11e will come with a triple camera, consisting of a 64MP main camera with 2x optical zoom, a 12MP wide-angle lens, and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens.

While the Galaxy S20+/S11 and S20 Ultra/S11+ will probably have a Penta camera setup. The main camera will probably be equipped with a 108MP image sensor – similar to the Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha. Possibly this high-resolution sensor is only integrated with the top model of Samsung.

In addition, both devices will be equipped with a 5x optical zoom lens. This zoom lens will also bring extra functionality, including a Space Zoom function. You can also expect a Bright Night camera sensor for the improved evening and night shots and ToF sensors.

Battery:

The Galaxy S20 Ultra/S11+ will be equipped with the largest battery ever used in a Galaxy S-series smartphone, presumably, it is a 5,000 mAh battery. The standard model will probably come with a 4,500mAh battery and the cheapest model will receive a 4,000 mAh battery. You will also see the wireless charging feature.

Processor:

In Europe and Korea, the new models will be powered by the Exynos 990 chipset, a 7nm processor with dual-core Gen 2 NPU announced in October during the Samsung Tech Day 2019 event in Silicon Valley. In the US, the device will come with a Snapdragon 865 chipset.

Price and Release Date:

We don’t have much information about the price, but there is a good chance that it will be somewhat comparable to the selling prices of the S10 series.

For comparison, here’s the pricing of the S10 series:

  • Galaxy S10e — From $750
  • Galaxy S10 — From $900
  • Galaxy S10+ — From $1000
  • Galaxy S10 5G — From $1300

On January 4, Samsung sent out press invites for the Galaxy S20’s unveiling, which is taking place on February 11, 2020. That’s a week before MWC, and it’ll be held in San Francisco.

You can check for the latest news and rumors below:

January 4, 2020: Samsung Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Fold 2 will be unveiled on February 11

December 30, 2019: Samsung Galaxy S11+ 5G gets Bluetooth certification

December 27, 2019:

Here an updated render based upon the latest prototype of the Galaxy S11+.

December 16, 2019: Here’s the 3D renders and video animation of the Galaxy S11 series

Based on the available information, Jermaine Smit, better known online as Concept Creator (via LetsGoDigital), has made an impressive video.

December 9, 2019: Samsung tipster @IceUniverse shared two very pixelated real-world shots of the Galaxy S11.

Note: Nothing is official, the above article is based on the rumors and reports from different sources.



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