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Samsung Galaxy A20s is Budget Device With Quality Design

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Over the past few months, Samsung has steadily released many new phones in its A-series. The latest of these is the Samsung Galaxy A20s, which was announced in September 2019 and released in October 2019. Already, Samsung has a long list of devices in the Galaxy A series, one of which is the Galaxy A20. The Galaxy A20s was released as a kind of follow-up to the Galaxy A20.

The Samsung Galaxy A20s comes with a sleek design and a solid build. It features a waterdrop notch and the now-popular 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Talking about the display density, the Galaxy A20s features approximately 264ppi, which is honestly quite low. But then, it is not a high-end phone.

One of the most amazing features of the Samsung Galaxy A20s is definitely its 4,000mAh battery with its support for 15W fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy A20s Key Specs

  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie
  • SIM Type: Single SIM (NanoSIM) or Dual SIM (NanoSIM, dual standby)
  • Network: 2G, 3G, 4G
  • Display: 6.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 720 x 1560 pixels (~264ppi)
  • Processor Type: Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
  • RAM: 3GB/ 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB/ 64GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 1TB (dedicated slot)
  • Rear Camera: Triple (13MP wide, 8MP ultrawide, 5MP depth sensor)
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh

Samsung Galaxy A20s Features Overview

The Galaxy A20s is a budget phone from Samsung, it does not have all the high-end features. The device sports a huge 6.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 720×1560 pixels. This gives you ample display space. The device has a pixel density of 264ppi and a screen-to-body ratio of roughly 81.9%.

samsung galaxy a20s front and back camera

Samsung Galaxy A20 runs the Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box. This is coupled with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset. It has octa-core 1.8GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 506 GPU.

The device has a RAM of 3GB or 4GB with 32GB internal storage and 64GB internal storage respectively. This internal storage can be expanded by a microSD card up to 1TB using a dedicated microSD card slot.

The Samsung Galaxy A20 does not exactly come with great camera specs as far as numbers are concerned. It has a triple-camera setup on the back with a 13MP wide shooter, an 8MP ultrawide shooter, and a 5MP depth sensor. This setup is coupled with an LED flash for taking pictures in low-light conditions. Sitting in the waterdrop notch on the front is an 8MP selfie camera.

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This beautiful device comes in a single-SIM variant and a dual-SIM variant, nano-SIM in both cases. It is powered by a 4,000mAh battery and supports 15W fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy A20s Price and Best Alternatives

The Samsung Galaxy A20s has a price tag of about 60,000. This is quite low for a Samsung phone, but then, it is a budget phone with average specs. However, the price may be different depending on when you buy it and what Store you buy it from, See where to buy below;

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There are other phones that you might consider as alternatives to the Galaxy A20s. You may consider the Huawei P30 Lite or other products such as the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 or Redmin Note 8 Pro. If you want a phone with a somewhat bigger specs, you may also go for the Nokia 7.2 with its 6.08 OLED screen.


Samsung Galaxy A20s Detailed Specs

2G Network GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100
4G Network LTE band 1 (2100), 2 (1900), 3 (1800), 5 (850), 7 (2600), 8 (900), 20 (800), 28 (700), 34 (2000), 38 (2600), 39 (1900), 40 (2300), 41 (2500)
SIM Single-SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual-SIM (Nano-SIM, dual standby)
Status Available: Released, October 2019
Dimensions – 163.3 x 77.5 x 8mm
– Weight: 183g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Black, Blue, Red, Green
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors
Size 6.5 inches, 720 x 1560 pixels, ~264ppi
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 1TB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB/ 64GB
OS Android 9.0 Pie
Processors – Octa-core 1.8GHz Cortex-A53
– Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
– Adreno 506 GPU
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP, LE,
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Primary Triple-Camera Setup:

– 13MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), PDAF + 8MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide) + 5MP, f/2.2, depth sensor

with LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 8MP, f/2.0
Capacity 4,000mAh Li-Po battery
Removable? No
Charging Fast charging, 15W
Other Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, compass, gyro, proximity
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Miscellaneous – FM radio (market dependent)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Music Player
– Video Player
– Image Editor
– Video Editor
– Document Viewer
– Document Editor
Price level About 60,000 – 70,000 Naira

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Vincent Abolarin

Vincent is an Electrical Engineer by profession, and a blogger by interest. He has a special knack for Android phones.

When he is not blogging, he spends his time reading novels, seeing movies, or playing games.

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