Samsung has launched the highly anticipated Galaxy Note20, the brand’s new flagship. The South Korean manufacturer confirms with this new smartphone that it remains the master of the mobile sector. You hesitate to crack? These few arguments should finish convincing you.
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An even better S Pen
Built for productivity, the Galaxy Note20 stands out from its competitors with its so practical and comfortable stylus: the S Pen. Already performing on previous Note generations (controlling the volume and reading multimedia files remotely, taking photos, playing slides, etc.), the S Pen is now able to return to the home menu of a smartphone. simple gesture or take a screenshot. Always faster and more reliable, the stylus has a latency time of only 9 ms for the Note 20 Ultra!
A beautiful screen
There is no question that Samsung panels are the best in the mobile market. New proof with the Galaxy Note20 and its superb 6.7-inch Super AMOLED screen without notch to make the most of games and videos. The Note 20 Ultra goes even further with its 6.9-inch diagonal Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel that supports up to 120Hz refresh rate for smoother screen flow. A feast for the eyes. And there’s more: HDR10 + delivers exceptional contrast and color rendering, and 1200 nits of luminance lets you enjoy it even in bright sunlight.
5G is already here
The Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra are available with 5G. Now is the right time to invest in a smartphone compatible with this generation of mobile network: the first 5G packages in France are expected before the end of 2020. The Galaxy Note20 is a durable mobile that you will keep for years, better It is therefore worth betting on 5G now.
This feature allows you to connect the smartphone to other peripherals (screen, keyboard, mouse) to use it as a computer and to be able to work in desktop mode. We could already use DeX with the latest models, but the Galaxy Note20 brings yet another improvement: the wireless DeX which allows you to connect to a Miracast compatible Smart TV via the Wi-Fi network. Samsung has even thought of a management of two screens simultaneously, to check messages or social networks on the phone while playing on the TV for example. A one-of-a-kind option.
An incredible photophone
Samsung is once again pushing the boundaries of smartphone photography with its Galaxy Note20. Equipped with a triple sensor with 12 MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 64MP main module and 12MP telephoto lens, the device is most complete and offers 3x optical zoom and digital zoom up to x30. The Galaxy Note20 Ultra puts us in a real slam with its main module of 108 MP and its telephoto lens allowing optical zoom x5 and digital zoom up to x50. For video enthusiasts, the device achieves the feat of filming in 8K and offers a super slow-motion mode at 960 frames per second.
Never run out of juice
Battery life is one of the most important points for consumers when buying a new smartphone. And the Galaxy Note20s do not disappoint with their battery capacity of 4300mAh for the standard model and 4500mAh for the Galaxy Note20 Ultra. Enough to easily last a whole day, even with intensive use. And with 25W wired charging and the included fast charger, it won’t take long to recover from long hours of use (50% charge in 30 minutes). Even wireless charging is efficient, in addition to being convenient.
Quick and intuitive unlocking
According to a study, on average we consult our smartphone more than 200 times a day. It is therefore better not to waste time with unlocking and access the content as quickly as possible. With its combination of facial recognition biometric authentication + underscreen ultrasonic fingerprint reader, the Galaxy Note20 offers solutions that are both convenient and secure.
A mobile audio benchmark
Smartphones are not known for their audio quality, but Samsung has decided to take care of this element for its Galaxy Note20s. You can listen to music through the speakers without the sound breaking your ears, unlike many other competitive devices. And the brand provides great AKG wired headphones in the box, so there’s no need to buy additional audio equipment. For wireless enthusiasts, the Galaxy Note20 supports the latest Bluetooth 5.1 standard for faster pairing, less interference and increased range.
The best Android experience
The Galaxy Note20 and Note 20 Ultra take advantage of the latest version of the One UI 2.5 interface based on Android. Samsung’s overlay is in our opinion the best on the market today. Intuitive, fast, aesthetic, it ticks all the boxes that are asked of a smartphone UI. One UI also brings exclusive features to Samsung devices that are not provided by Android Stock. The importance of the software part is paramount for a good user experience, it is not just a question of looking at the data sheets of the devices. And Samsung has a big lead in this area.
Plenty of pre-order bonuses
Samsung has decided to reward the early adopters of the Galaxy Note20 Ultra with gifts. Until August 20, 2020, you have the choice between a pair of Galaxy Buds Live, true wireless headphones worth 199 euros or a “gaming” pack including 3 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (with xCloud which arrives in September), a PowerA MOGA XP5-X Plus controller and an EP-N5200 wireless charging dock.
During the same period, you can also get free 2-year Samsung Care + insurance by pre-ordering on the official Samsung website. Finally, four months of YouTube Premium are offered to access exclusive content, get rid of ads and be able to listen to videos and clips in the background and with the screen turned off.