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 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.
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;
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
|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)|
|OS||Android 9.0 Pie|
|Processors||– Octa-core 1.8GHz Cortex-A53
– Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
– Adreno 506 GPU
|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,|
|GPS||A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
– 13MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), PDAF + 8MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide) + 5MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
with LED flash, HDR, panorama
|Capacity||4,000mAh Li-Po battery|
|Charging||Fast charging, 15W|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, compass, gyro, proximity|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|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|