The Samsung Galaxy M20, in its bid to compete strongly against the Chinese incumbents, implements a lot of firsts for a Samsung device — A new design, wide-angle cameras and a massive battery. But all that doesn't discount the fact that the Galaxy M20 is not for everyone. It's the right choice if you absolutely demand a wide-angle camera to play around with, but for everything else, be it performance or gaming, there are better devices available in the market. Read the full review to more about the Samsung Galaxy M20.
Samsung has launched the Galaxy M20 smartphone in India which is part of the M-series of phones. The series is aimed at competing with the likes of Xiaomi, Honor, Realme and Asus series of phones in the budget/mid-range segment. The smartphone comes with a 6.3-inch Infinity V display, octa-core Exynos processor, and 3 GB / 4GB RAM. It is backed by a 5000 mAh battery. It runs on Android 8.1 out of the box. It features a dual rear camera setup and a front 8 MP selfie camera.
The company has also launched the Samsung Galaxy M10 under the series. The M10 looks similar in design and is powered by an Exynos octa-core processor and runs on Android 8.1. The Samsung Galaxy M20 and Galaxy M10 look almost similar in design, except the Galaxy M20 has a taller screen and narrower chin. The Galaxy M20 smartphone is available in Ocean Blue and Charcoal Black colours.
Samsung Galaxy M20 supports a waterdrop-style 'Infinity-V' notch at the top of the screen that houses the front selfie camera on the phone. It has a 6.3 display screen with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and rounded corners. It has a screen resolution is 1080 x 2340 pixels with a density of 409ppi.
The phone has a 3.5mm audio socket on the bottom, and the power and volume buttons are placed on the right of the device. In the box, you get a 15W charger and USB Type-C cable, a SIM eject pin, along with the handset. Its dimensions are 156.4 x 74.5 x 8.8 mm and the phone weighs 186 grams.
The phone has a dual rear camera setup which includes a 13 MP primary rear camera with an f/1.9 aperture, a secondary 5 MP sensor with a 120-degree field of view. The phone has an 8 MP front selfie camera for clicking images and video calling. The phone supports LED flash, panorama, and HDR. The Exynos 7904 processor enables improved images for users, says Samsung.
The M20 is powered by an Exynos 7904 processor which features two high-performance ARM Cortex-A73 cores running at 1.8GHz and six power-efficient ARM Cortex-A53 cores running at 1.6GHz, plus a Mali-G71 GPU.
The phone runs Android 8.1 OS with the company’s Samsung Experience UI on top. The phone has Mali-G71 MP2 GPU and is available in 3 GB and 4 GB RAM variants.
Battery and storage
The phone is backed by a 5000mAh battery, which comes bundled with a 15W charger. Samsung says that ten minutes of charging will allow users to enjoy three hours of videos or 11 hours of music playback.
The phone is available in two storage variants one with 32 GB of memory and second with 64 GB of internal storage. The phones support expandable memory up to 1 TB via a microSD card slot.
The Galaxy M20 has a USB Type-C port on the bottom of the phone. The tray is on the left which can house two Nano-SIMs as well as a dedicated microSD card slot. The phone supports Dual VoLTE and users can access LTE on either SIM at any time. Apart from this, the Galaxy M20 comes with Bluetooth, USB, Wi-Fi, NFC, GPS, 3G, and 4G connectivity.
The Samsung mobile is available in two configurations which include 32 GB and 64 GB of memory. Under the hood, it is powered by an Exynos 7904 octa-core (2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) processor and runs on Android 8.1. The smartphone is available in two RAM vaiants - 3 GB and 4 GB RAM.
Exynos 7904 processor is meant for mid-range smartphones, according to Samsung. The platform improves camera, as well as brings features like scene adaptive colour control, video image stabilization, and multi-frame image processing. The platform brings zero-shutter lag and phase-detection auto-focus says Samsung.
The Exynos 7904 processor enables seamless mobile computing and gaming experiences in mid-range devices say Samsung. The processor is built on 14nm FinFET technology and is equipped with two ARM® Cortex®-A73 cores that run at 1.8GHz, and six Cortex®-A53 cores at 1.6GHz. Samsung says that the Exynos 7904 is 80% more powerful than its predecessor. It comes with Mali-G71 MP2 GPU’s.
The Exynos 7904 processor integrates a multi-mode modem that can support from 2G to 4G LTE networks. The integrated modem allows seamless video streaming as well as downlink speeds of up to 600Mbps with category 12 and 3-carrier aggregation. It has uplink speeds of up to 150Mbps with category 13 and 2-carrier aggregation. It has 4-mode GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) and supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and FM radio.
The phone comes with a 3.5 mm headphone jack and a loudspeaker. The device has an integrated FM Radio which supports recording. The phone comes with active noise cancellation and has a dedicated microphone. It has Dolby Atmos sound.
The phone has an ambient light sensor and a proximity sensor which is to the left of the notch. The Galaxy M20 has a fingerprint sensor on the rear of the device. The phone comes with an integrated fingerprint sensor and a Face Unlock feature.
The Galaxy M20 is available in 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage variant which is priced for Rs. 10,990, and a second 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage variant which is priced at Rs. 12,990.
Samsung Galaxy M20 64GB Price In India Starts From Rs. 8499 The best price of Samsung Galaxy M20 64GB is Rs. 8499 in Amazon, which is 6% less than the cost of Samsung Galaxy M20 64GB in Amazon Rs.8999.This Mobile Phones is expected to be available in 32GB,64GB variant(s).
|Amazon||Samsung Galaxy M20 (Ocean Blue , 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage, 5000mAH Battery)||₹ 8499|
|Amazon||Samsung Galaxy M20 (Ocean Blue , 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, 5000mAH Battery)||₹ 8999|
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