Samsung Galaxy M20 is the second smartphone released under the M-series. And just like the Galaxy M10, this new smartphone is also affordable and meant for budget users. The Galaxy M20 is already projected to be a good competitor in the budget segment going up against other Chinese budget phones. Are you interested in buying the Galaxy M20? Read our Samsung Galaxy M20 review first.
Samsung Galaxy M20 Design
The water drop notch and thin bezels make the Galaxy M20 look like other budget phones like the Honor 10 Lite and Oppo Realme. The Galaxy M20 features a polycarbonate unibody with front glass. Unlike the Galaxy M10, the M20 features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Below the fingerprint sensor is the Samsung brand name. The dual rear camera is at the top left corner of the device.
The Galaxy M20 measures 8.8 mm thickness with 186 grams of weight. The phone is this thick and heavy cause of its battery capacity. Colour variants available is just Ocean Blue and Charcoal Black.
Dimensions: 156.4 x 74.5 x 8.8 mm
Weight: 186 grams
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours: Ocean Blue, Charcoal Black
3.5 mm jack: Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– Dolby Atmos sound
Samsung Galaxy M20 Display
This Samsung budget smartphone features a 6.3 inch Full HD PLS TFT display. The display measures 83.6% screen-to-body ratio with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Resolution of the Galaxy M20 is at 1080 x 2340 pixels and 409 PPI density.
Type: PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen
Size: 6.3 inches (83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (409 PPI density)
On the back of the Samsung Galaxy M20 is a dual camera setup. The camera consists of a 13MP f/1.9 primary sensor and a 5MP f/2.2 secondary sensor. At the front is a decent 8MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture and HDR.
Dual: 13 MP, f/1.9, 1/2.8″, 1.12μm, PDAF + 5 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/6″, 1.12μm
Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
Single: 8 MP, f/2.0
The latest Samsung in-house mid-range chipset, Exynos 7904 powers the Samsung Galaxy M20. The overall performance is above average for its segment and compared to another budget smartphone. The graphics processing unit in this chipset is the Mali-G71 MP2. The Galaxy M20 comes in two memory variants; 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB storage.
Chipset: Exynos 7904 (14 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (2×1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU: Mali-G71 MP2
MicroSD: up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
Running on the Samsung Galaxy M20 is Android 8.1 Oreo overlap with Samsung experience 9.5 UI.
OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
User Interface: Samsung experience 9.5
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
One of the selling points of the Galaxy M20 is its huge non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery. This battery capacity is said to last more than 24 hours on fair usage. And charging shouldn’t be a problem thanks to the 15W fast battery charger.
Type: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Charging: Fast battery charging 15W
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio: FM radio, RDS, recording
USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Samsung Galaxy M20 Price