The Samsung Galaxy A20 is the newest addition to Samsung impressive and affordable A-series. This device comes with one of the best display in the market; the Super AMOLED Infinity-V Display. Samsung aggressive approach to the budget and mid-range market this year might pay off for them. The company has a lot of options for users to choose from. This Galaxy A20 will compete with other budget smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy M20, Samsung Galaxy A30 and even the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7.
Samsung Galaxy A20 Design
The Galaxy A20 features a similar design with its siblings. It comes with a waterdrop notch design with the visible bottom chin. The body is made up of glossy polycarbonate material, which according to Samsung is called “Glastic”. It pretty much looks like a premium glass even though it’s of polymer material. The device comes in three colour variants; Black, Deep Blue, Coral Orange and Red.
At the back of the Galaxy A20 is a fingerprint scanner at the top middle and a dual camera with LED flash at the top left. The phone dimensions are 158.4 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm. And it weighs 169 grams, just one gram heavier than the Galaxy A10.
Dimensions: 158.4 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm
Weight: 169 grams
Build: Front glass, plastic body
SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours: Black, Deep Blue, Red, Coral Orange
3.5 mm jack: Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Samsung Galaxy A20 Display
The 6.4 inches display size featured on the Galaxy A20 is one of the largest for a device in this price range. The display type is a premium Super AMOLED touchscreen seen on flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S10. Though the resolution isn’t of flagship standard, it features a 720 x 1520 pixels resolution with 268 PPI density. The device features a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 85% screen-to-body ratio.
Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size: 6.4 inches (85.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (268 PPI density)
Unlike the Galaxy A10 that features a single rear camera, the Galaxy A20 comes with the dual rear camera. The camera features a 13 MP f/1.9 wide sensor and a 5 MP f/2.2 ultrawide sensor. At the front is an 8 MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture. There is no LED flash for the selfie camera as seen on the Galaxy A10.
Dual: 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF + 5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide)
Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
Single: 8 MP, f/2.0
Powering the Samsung Galaxy A20 is the Exynos 7884 chipset with an Octa-core processor that doesn’t clock up to 2.0 GHz. You can forget about running heavy tasks on this smartphone. The memory variant available here is a 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 512 GB through the microSD slot.
Chipset: Exynos 7884
CPU: Octa-core (2×1.6 GHz & 6×1.35 GHz)
GPU: Mali-G71 MP2
MicroSD: up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Running on the Samsung Galaxy A20 is the Samsung One UI skin laid on top of Android 9.0 Pie. You should get the normal Google and Samsung pre-installed apps on this device.
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface: Samsung One UI
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
The battery life of this smartphone is one of its highlights. It comes with a non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery and supports 15W fast battery charging.
Type: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Charging: Fast battery charging 15W
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC: Yes (market/region dependent)
Radio: FM radio
USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Samsung Galaxy A20 Price