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Samsung Galaxy Note20
Samsung Galaxy Note20
Samsung Galaxy Note20
Samsung Galaxy Note20
Samsung Galaxy Note20
Samsung Galaxy Note20
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8.1/10
Informr score
The Samsung Galaxy Note20 currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 28 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 was released right before its “big brother,” the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 UItra. While specs remain the same for the most part, there are some differences, including:

  • A smaller 6.7-inch display
  • No 120Hz refresh rate support
  • ‘Glasstic’ backplate
  • No MicroSD expansion option
  • 64MP rear-facing camera
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 4,300mAh battery

The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra has a more robust frame and larger size, but the standard Note 20 has its merits. Performance is near identical, the display is outstanding in terms of color and clarity, and the design is top-notch as always. 

For someone who isn’t into all the bells and whistles -- or the big price tag -- that comes with the higher Ultra version, the standard Note 20 has everything that makes a Note phone good and is also less expensive. 

You can find out more about what to expect from the Note 20, in our Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra summary.


Operating system
Android
Processor
3 GHz
Screen Size
6.7"
Camera
12+ MP, f/1.8


What the Critics Are Saying...


ITProPortal

With a longer-than-average battery life, a beautiful design, and 5G connectivity, Samsung has released a perfectly good phone which was an absolute pleasure to use. It may not be the best photography phone out there and its display might not be the brightest on the market, but it came to do what it...

- Sabina Weston, ITProPortal
TechENT

For MYR 5,199, you are getting not just a smartphone. You are also getting an impressive package that turns to a camera when you need it to be, and even a PC if you have a dongle and monitor to pair with. Like we said, you are getting a lot of smartphone from MYR 5,199; more than a smartphone, to be...

- Darwin Sucipto, TechENT
DxOMark

The global version of the Samsung Galaxy Note20 features a very capable front camera. Selfie shooters will appreciate the generally high quality of its still output, which apart from a bit of noise is strong across the board. Its excellent video quality will appeal to vloggers. Budget-conscious self...

- Peter Ferenczi, DxOMark
Ohsem

If you’re into photography, you will like the Note20’s ability to capture good shots. The main shooters at the back captures more than average shots while the selfie camera takes superbly clear and detailed self portrait shots. Although I said earlier that the camera improvements from the other flag...

- Ohsem
TechENT

In our books then, the most important things for a Samsung Galaxy Note device is covered within the Samsung Galaxy Note20. In that case, we struggle to see the point of paying more for the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra, if you do not have the extra MYR 1,000 to spend. If value is what you are looking...

- Darwin Sucipto, TechENT


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Common Questions


The Galaxy Note20 price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Samsung Galaxy Note20 prices from around the web here on The Informr.


We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Samsung Galaxy Note20 user manual here.


Samsung backs up the Galaxy Note20 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Galaxy Note20 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Samsung support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Samsung's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.7"

The Samsung Galaxy Note20's screen size is 6.7 inches with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution.

Processor
3 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+) Octa-core 3 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 10+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
4300mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4300 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 1380 minutes, 960 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy Note20 Specs

Overview
Release Date August 21, 2020
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 10

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Processor Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865+ (7 nm+) Octa-core 3 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.78 W/kg
Body: 0.92 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable, Stylus
Cellular
Networks
HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (12 MP, F2.2, Ultra-wide), 3rd camera feature (64 MP, F2.0, Telephoto), HDR, Time lapse mode, Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
10+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology Super AMOLED Plus
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density 393 pixels
Size 6.7 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, HDR10+ certified, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4300 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 1260 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 960 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Up to 900 minutes
Talk Time Up to 1380 minutes
Standby Time Up to 11 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Mystic Bronze, Mystic Green, Mystic Gray, Mystic Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.16 x 7.52 x 0.83 cm (6.4 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 192 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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Manual (PDF)
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