Samsung Galaxy A20s has the name implies is just another version of the Samsung Galaxy A20 for some markets. Asides from the slight change in name, there are also some other slight changes in the specifications – some improvements and some downgrades.
The new Samsung Galaxy A20s has a slightly bigger 6.5-inch display with a notch for the selfie camera. It also has a triple camera at the rear and perhaps one of the cheapest triple camera phones you can get right now.
Asides from the cameras, there is also a Snapdragon 450 SoC onboard, 3GB or 4GB of RAM with 32GB or 64GB of internal storage respectively. A 4,000mAh battery keeps the light on here with support for a 15W fast battery charging. Let’s find out more.
Samsung Galaxy A20s Key Specs
- 6.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1560 pixels
- Android 9.0 Pie, 3GB/4GB Of RAM
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, Octa-core 1.8GHz
- 32GB/64GB built-in storage
- 13MP + 8MP + 5MP camera and 8MP selfie camera.
- 4,000mAh non-removable battery
Samsung Galaxy A20s Design And Display
Samsung Galaxy A20s has a 6.5-inch notched display. The panel is an HD+ IPS LCD panel with a 264ppi. As for notch cut out up top, it houses the front-facing camera. There is also a small chin down at the bottom. Turning over to the back reveals the triple camera setup, an LED flash and a fingerprint sensor for biometric unlock.
The device weighs just 183grams and measures 8mm in thickness. Colour options for this device are Black, Blue, Red and Green. All of which reflect light in the most subtle way. It also has either a single or dual SIM card slot depending on the model, both of which have a dedicated microSD card slot.
The triple camera at the back of this device is its biggest highlight so let’s dissect the camera setup. It has a 12MP main camera with an f/1.8 aperture and PDAF. This is followed by an 8MP ultrawide camera with an f/2.2 aperture and lastly a 5MP depth sensor with an f/2.2 aperture for portraits.
The rear camera features an LED flash for low light shots, Panorama for those wide-angle shots and HDR for good dynamic range. It can also shoot 1080p videos at 30fps as well. The selfie camera is an 8MP shooter with an f/2.2 aperture.
Hardware and Software
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 is the brain behind the Samsung Galaxy A20s. The chipset has an octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz and an Adreno 506 GPU for gaming and graphics. It comes with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM alongside 32GB or 64GB of internal storage respectively.
If you need more storage, you can always pop in a microSD card in the microSD card slot available. It can accommodate up to 1TB of additional storage. This device runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the with Samsung’s One UI slapped on top.
Battery and Connectivity
The 4,000mAh battery powering the Samsung Galaxy A20s here supports fast charging of up to 15W. Other features of this device include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, GPS, FM radio, a 3.5mm jack and a USB Type-C port for the usuals.
Samsung Galaxy A20s Price in Nigeria and Availability
Samsung Galaxy A20s costs about $169 – $199 for the 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB respectively in the markets where they are available. In Nigeria, the device will be sold for between N50,000-N60,000 Naira
Samsung Galaxy A20s Full Specifications
- Dimension: 163.3 x 77.5 x 8mm
- Material: Plastic
- Weight: 183g
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.5-inch
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, 720 x 1560 pixels
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie, One UI
- Chipset: Snapdragon 450, Octa-core 1.8GHz
- RAM: 3GB/4GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 32GB/64GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 1TB (dedicated slot)
- Rear camera: Triple 13MP + 8MP + 5MP camera
- Features: LED flash, PDAF, Panorama, HDR
- Front camera: 8MP
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- USB: Yes, Type-C
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (rear-mounted)
- NFC: No
- GPS: Yes
- Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 4,000mAh Non-removable
- Type: Li-Po
- Fast Charging: Yes, 15W
- OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
Recommended Retail Price: N50,000-N60,000