Samsung Debuts Galaxy S20 Smartphone Series Alongside Z Flip

At the Unpacked event in San Francisco, Samsung officially released the Galaxy S20 5G series. This series includes the Galaxy S20, S20 + and S20 Ultra smartphones with major camera overhauls.

The Galaxy S20 features a 6.2-inch AMOLED hole-punch display, while the Galaxy S20 + sports a 6.7-inch AMOLED display, and the Galaxy S20 Ultra has a 6.9-inch AMOLED display. All three support the fingerprint recognition under the screen tech, pass the HDR10 + standard, and the refresh rate is now at 120Hz.

S20 + and S20 Ultra support sub-6GHz and 5G millimeter waves; S20 only supports sub-6GHz 5G. Millimeter-wave is a faster 5G standard, but the signal coverage is not as promising as sub-6GHz.

The S20 includes a triple-lens camera system, including a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera, and a 64-megapixel telephoto lens. While, the S20 + camera is the same as the S20 camera, with the addition of the "Field Depth" lens. The S20 Ultra camera hardware features a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle, 108-megapixel wide-angle lens, 48-megapixel telephoto lens, and a depth-of-field lens. Also, the S20 and S20 + support 30x zoom, while the S20 Ultra supports 10x lossless zoom and an insane 100x zoom. Smartphones from the S20 range do support recording 8K videos.

In terms of configuration, the S20 smartphones embrace a 7-nanometer process 64-bit 8-core processor, the S20 and S20 + are equipped with 12GB RAM, and users of S20 Ultra can choose between 12 or 16GB RAM. S20 comes with a battery capacity of 4000 mAh, S20 + is 4500 mAh, whereas S20 Ultra packs a whopping 5000mAh battery. All three smartphones support 25W wireless charging.

Samsung today also announced its second-generation foldable smartphone, Z Flip, unlike its first folding smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, the Z Flip opens the same size as a regular smartphone, halved in length and doubled in thickness when folded.

The screen of Z Flip is 6.7 inches when opened, which is also a hole-punch screen design. This smartphone uses foldable ultra-thin glass that can be folded 200,000 times. After being folded at 90 degrees, the upper part of the screen can be used as a display, and the lower part is the control interface. The Z Flip has a 3300 mAh battery and starts at $1380.

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