Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra: 108MP wide-angle triple primary camera with excellent zooming capacity

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is one of the best smartphones in the Samsung Galaxy S20 series. This phone came up with Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20+ having different variations and options as per the consumer needs. In that way, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is a powerful and expensive smartphone. It is big in size and has lots of features in it. This phone has 108MP camera quality who provides a 100x zooming facility. The powerful RAM and the battery capacity are the highlights of this phone. It is one of the best high-end smartphones and you can even check out for other Samsung smartphones with its price.

This phone was launched on February 15, 2020, in India. The price of this smartphone in India is Rs. 97,999 for 12GB/128GB. There are two colors available such as Cosmic Grey, Cosmic Black.

Launched DateFebruary 15, 2020
BrandSamsung
ModelGalaxy S20 Ultra
ColorsCosmic Grey, Cosmic Black
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Cosmic Gray, 128 GB)

Display:

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has 6.9 inches (17.53 cm) QHD Dynamic AMOLED 2X display. It has a screen resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels along with a pixel density of 509 PPI. It has a bezel-less design along with a 20:9 aspect ratio. It has 120Hz refresh rate option which helps the phone to deliver smooth performance. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass v6 to avoid scratching. It has a Capacitive, Multi-touch touch screen.

One handed is not easy, since it is big in size. So, you need to shuffle the phone in both your hands to handle it.

Screen Size6.9 inches (17.53 cm)
Screen Resolution1440 x 3200 pixels
Aspect Ratio20:9
Bezel-less displayBezel-less display with punch-hole display
Pixel Density509 PPI
Display TypeDynamic AMOLED
Screen ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass v6
Touch ScreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Refresh Rate120 Hz

Design:

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra measures at the height of 166.9 mm, weight of 220 grams, the width of 76 mm, and thickness of 8.8 mm. This phone has an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.

Height166.9 mm 
Width76 mm
Thickness8.8 mm
Weight220 grams
Build MaterialBack: Gorilla Glass
Water ProofWater-resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meters), IP68
RuggednessDustproof

Performance:

Looking into the performance of this device, Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is powered by Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 990 along with Octa-core (2.73 GHz, Dual-core, M5 Mongoose + 2.5 GHz, Dual-core, Cortex A76 + 2 GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A55) processor. This processor is handled by the Mali-G77 MP11 graphics which gives greater gaming experience and good performance.

This phone is excellent for media purposes. It has 12GB RAM where multi-tasking can be done It has 128GB internal storage capacity where it can be further expanded up to 1 TB. It also supports USB OTG.

ChipsetSamsung Exynos 9 Octa 990
ProcessorOcta-core (2.73 GHz, Dual-core, M5 Mongoose + 2.5 GHz, Dual-core, Cortex A76 + 2 GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A55)
Architecture64 bit
GraphicsMali-G77 MP11
RAM12 GB
Internal Memory
128 GB
Expandable MemoryUp to 1 TB
USB OTG SupportAvailable

Battery:

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has a battery capacity of 5000 mAh with fast 45w charging. This comes with a Li-ion type battery. There is no removable battery. This phone has wireless charging and it supports USB Type-C charger.

Battery Capacity5000 mAh
TypeLi-ion
Removable BatteryNo
Wireless charging Available
Quick ChargingFast, 45W
USB Type-CAvailable

Camera:

Samsung Galaxy S20 ultra has excellent features which is the most highlights of this phone. It has a 108-megapixel wide-angle primary camera. It is one of the biggest sensors we have seen on a smartphone. Along with the 108-megapixel primary sensor is a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera and a 48-megapixel telephoto camera.  It also has depth vision camera and the flash. 

The Pro mode has been used both photos and videos. There is a option to shoot stills at the full 108-megapixel resolution.

Samsung Galaxy S20 ultra uses primary sensor for 3.9x zooming. For 4x zooming, it switches to 48-megapixel telephoto camera. The information from 108-megapixel primary camera and the 48-megapixel telephoto camera will be combined to offer 10x Hybrid Optic Zoom.

The telephoto camera button gives a 5x zoom. Overall, it has great zooming capacity.

The shots taken under low light are good and gives fine details. Also, in the Night mode, the shots are brighter, but the zooming is restricted to 10x.

Speaking about the front camera, it has 40-megapixel for selfie shots. This front camera has a wide field of view but it crops it by default to deliver 6.5-megapixel shots.

Video recording maximizes out at 8K for the primary camera and 4K 60fps for the selfie shooter. For 4K as well as 1080p, it has excellent stabilisation.

A pink Samsung Galaxy S20 plus is laid on its back and tilted slightly to the left, showing 30x zoom camera with 64 megapixel

Rear Camera:

Camera SetupTriple
Resolution
108 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle (79° field-of-view) Primary Camera
48 MP f/3.5 Telephoto (up to 10x Optical Zoom) Camera
12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
SensorISOCELL Plus
Autofocus Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus
Physical ApertureF1.8
Optical Image StabilisationAvailable
Flash LED Flash
Image Resolution12000 x 9000 Pixels
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting ModesContinuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera FeaturesDigital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording7680×4320 @ 24 fps, 3840×2160 @ 60 fps, 1920×1080 @ 240 fps, 1280×720 @ 960 fps

Front camera:

Camera SetupSingle
Resolution40 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera
SensorCMOS
Physical ApertureF2.0
AutofocusPhase Detection autofocus
Video3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 30 fps

Network and connectivity:

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has two SIM trays. Both supports 4G, 3G, 2G. The SIM tray and secondary microphone are at the top of the phone whereas the speaker grille, primary microphone, and USB Type-C port are at the bottom. It runs the latest One UI 2.1 on top of Andriod 10.

This phone has connectivity options such as  4G Volte network, USB charging port, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/ax/b/n/n 5GHz, MIMO, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth  v5.0, NFC and A-GPS with GLONASS. 

SIM SizeSIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano(hybrid)
Network Support4G, 3G, 2G
VoLTEAvailable
SIM 14G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) /
700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
SIM 24G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS: Available
EDGE: Available
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/ax/b/n/n 5GHz, MIMO
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
GPSGPS with A-GPS, Glonass
USB ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging
NFCAvailable

Multimedia:

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra does not have FM Radio. The stereo speakers give good experience, however, it is not as powerful compared with other high-end phones. It has Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus.

FM RadioNo
SoundLoudspeaker, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Sensors:

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner which is well placed. There are other sensors available such as Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope.

Fingerprint SensorAvailable
Fingerprint Sensor PositionOn-screen
TypeUltrasonic
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra FAQs:

1. What is the price of Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra in India?

The price of Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra in India is Rs. Rs. 97,999 for 12GB/128GB.

2. What are the colors available in Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra?

There are two colors available in Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra such as Cosmic Grey, Cosmic Black.

3. What are the camera feature of Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra?

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has a triple camera setup which includes a 108MP primary camera backed by one 48MP telephoto camera and one 12MP wide-angle camera.  In the front, it has 40MP for selfie shots.

4. What is the battery capacity of Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra?

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has a battery capacity of 5000 mAh with fast 45w charging. This comes with a Li-ion type battery.

5. What is the screen resolution of Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra?

The screen resolution of Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is 1440 x 3200 pixels.