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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5g: Is it worth buying or not?

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G review, India price, features, design: Samsung recently launched its latest flagship series Galaxy Note 20 series globally. 

The company has launched Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G along with Galaxy Note 20 in this series. 

The company has also started taking pre-orders for these smartphones in India. Those who want to buy a smartphone can buy it from Amazon India, Flipkart, or Samsung.com.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G smartphone comes with “S Pen”. The review unit we got has 256GB storage with 12GB of RAM. 

This phone has Exynos 990 SoC. On opening the box, you first get the device. 

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On the side of the device, you get a small cardboard box in it, which has documented documentation and paperwork from the device.

At the bottom of the box, you get a charging adapter. Apart from this, you are also getting AKG earphones with USB Type-C cable which comes with USB Type-C port. 

Now let’s look at the device. The device has been introduced with a metal frame and glass back, which gives it a premium look. 

It differs slightly from previous Note devices in terms of design and built quality. You get a triple camera setup in the back of the phone.

Apart from the camera, the S Pen has given in it also catches your attention. This time the company has changed the position of the pen. 

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This time you get this new S Pen with new gestures. Talking about the specifications of the phone, you get a 2K resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, HDR10 +, and 120Hz refresh rate with a 6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED display. 

The device is offered with Exynos 990 SoC with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage. 

The primary camera sensor is 108 megapixels in the triple camera setup given in the back of the phone.

Apart from this, there is a 12-megapixel telephoto lens and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens. In this, you get 8K recording, 50x hybrid zoom, stereo sound recording, gyroscope based EIS, OIS. 

The front of the phone has a 10-megapixel selfie camera that comes with a 4K video record. 

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The 4,500mAh battery on the phone comes with 25W fast charging and 9W reverse wireless charging.

Talking about other features, you are getting an under-display fingerprint scanner in it. 

Along with Wireless DeX, 5G, IP68 rating, Android 10-based One UI 2.5, hybrid SIM slot is also available. 

The storage of the phone can be increased through a micro SD card. Also getting stereo speakers, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and NFC support.

Overall, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G phone comes with a better camera setup and impressive software.

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Samsung Galaxy Note20, Note20 Ultra 5g Pre-booking offer

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is priced at Rs 77,999, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is priced at Rs 104,999. 

There is also a pre-booking offer with the phone. 

Customers who book Note 20 will get a benefit of Rs 7,000 and those who book Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will get Rs 10,000. 

This benefit can be found in the form of Galaxy Buds Plus, Galaxy Buds Live, and Galaxy Watch, although the company has not given information about the date of sale.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5g launch date and (amazon, flipkart) price in india (August 2020)

According to the listing on Amazon, the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G will launch in India on August 28.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G variant with 256GB internal storage is priced at Rs 1,04,999 in India.

Samsung has also started taking pre-orders for both smartphones. 

But the good news for you is that Samsung is also giving you some offers during pre-booking, in which customers pre-booking the Galaxy Note 20 will get a cashback of Rs 6,000. 

And on the other hand, buyers pre-booking the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G will get a cashback of Rs 9,000.

Apart from this, those who are currently Samsung Galaxy users are also eligible for the upgrade and will also get an additional discount of Rs 5,000 in exchange for their old smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5g: Full Features and Specifications (Specs)

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Samsung Galaxy note 20 ultra 5g: HD Images, Wallpapers, Processor, Display, Camera, Battery, Released in India
KEY (FEATURES | SPECS)

Display 6.9 inches
Chipset Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 990
Operating System Android v10 (Q)
Front Camera 10 MP
Rear Camera 108 MP + 12 MP + 12 MP
RAM 12 GB
Storage 256 GB
Battery Capacity 4500 mAh 

GENERAL

Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
Custom UI Samsung One UI
Sim Size SIM1: Nano, 
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
Sim Slots Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Network 5G (Where 5g is available), 4G, 3G, 2G
Launch Date August 28th, 2020 (Expected)

DESIGN

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Height 164.8 mm
Width 77.2 mm
Thickness 8.1 mm
Weight 208 grams
Build Material Back: Gorilla Glass
Colors Mystic Bronze, Mystic Black, Mystic White

DISPLAY

Display Type Dynamic AMOLED
Screen Size 6.9 inches (17.53 cm)
Screen Resolution 1440 x 3088 pixels
Bezelless Display Yes with punch-hole display
Protection Type Corning Gorilla Glass
Aspect Ratio
   &
Refresh Rate
19.3:9
    &
120 Hz

CAMERA

Main Camera
  • 108 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle (79° field-of-view) Primary Camera
  • 12 MP f/3.0 (upto 5x Optical Zoom) Camera
  • 12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
LED Flash  
    &
Camera Features
            Yes

             &

  • Auto Flash
  • Digital Zoom
  • Face Detection
  • Touch to focus
Video Shooting

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     & 

Image Resolution

  • 7680×4320 @ 24 fps
  • 3840×2160 @ 30 fps
  • 1920×1080 @ 60 fps
  • 1280×720 @ 960 fps

                &

  • 12000 x 9000 Pixels
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range Mode (HDR)
Selfie Camera 10 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera
Phase Detection (Autofocus) Yes, Dual Pixel autofocus
Sensor [(Rear Camera) / (Front Camera)]

     &

Video Recording

ISO-CELL / CMOS

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            & 

  • 3840×2160 @ 30 fps
  • 1920×1080 @ 30 fps

STORAGE

Internal Memory 256 GB
Expandable Memory Yes (Up to 1 TB)
USB OTG Support Yes

MULTIMEDIA

Audio Jack USB Type-C
Loudspeaker Yes

SENSORS

Fingerprint Sensors
      &
Sensor Type
Yes (In-Display)
     &
Ultrasonic
Proximity Sensors Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Compass / Magnetometer Yes
Ambient Light Sensor Yes
Barometer Yes

BATTERY

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User-Replaceable No
Type Li-ion
Wireless Charging 
   &
Quick Charging
Yes
  &
Fast, 45W
USB Type-C Yes
Capacity 4500 mAh

PERFORMANCE

Chipset Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 990
Graphics Mali-G77 MP11
Processor Octa-core (2.73 GHz, Dual-core, M5 Mongoose + 2.5 GHz, Dual-core, Cortex A76 + 2 GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A55)
Architecture 64 bit
Ram 12 GB

NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi & Mobile Hotspot Yes
GPS Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.0
Nfc Yes
USB Type-C Yes
VoLTE Yes
Network Support 5G (Where 5g is available), 4G, 3G, 2G
Number of SIMs 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards  Yes
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)
 
SIM 1 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
SIM 2 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

Disclaimer: The price, release date, and any other information related to this product shown may differ from the actual product. We cannot guarantee that the above information is 100% accurate.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5g: Design

Keeping the form factor the same, Samsung has made every effort to make the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G stand out. 

Two-color options are available – Black and Bronze.

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 It goes without saying that the Bronze color is a head-turner with a frosted glass back. 

The front of the device looks like Note 10+ but the rear of the phone gives a completely new look.

There is a huge camera module at the back with three large lenses and a laser AF sensor. 

The huge camera module looks attractive, but it makes the device wobble when placed on a table, especially when you’re using the S-Pen stylus to do some scribbling. 

Talking about the S-Pen stylus, Samsung has shifted the location of the S-Pen slot from right to left, but it doesn’t matter much.

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Samsung has used the latest Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on both the front and back for security, however, the camera module is protected by the Gorilla Glass 6. 

The Note 20 Ultra 5G is a large phone with a 6.9-inch display and weighs 208 grams. 

The curved glass on both sides makes it comfortable to hold but it will take some time to be used to hold the phone confidently.

The glass and metal frame body is strong and difficult to hold. Overall, the device looks premium, and overall the design appears classy.

As far as ports are concerned, you only get a Type-C port and it does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5g: Display

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G comes with a 6.9-inch Quad HD + Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O Display (3088×1440) with 496 PPI and HDR 10 + certification and refresh rates up to 120Hz. 

You have the option to opt for a 60Hz display or the software has the facility to customize the refresh rate up to 120Hz according to the content played on the screen.

It goes without saying that the 60Hz refresh rate saves the battery. 

But using the S-Pen stylus with a 120Hz refresh rate provides a very comfortable experience. 

The feel of the stylus is something that Samsung does best and it really resembles the feeling of writing on paper.

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Talking about the display quality, it is one of the best smartphones that you can take for gaming or watching movies. 

However, it will be a difficult task to differentiate between day to day usage in the display quality of S20 Ultra and Note 20 Ultra 5G. 

But if you are upgrading from a mid-range device, the display quality will surprise you.

The colors are vivid, the legibility of sunlight is good, there is no problem with the viewing angle and everything looks great on this display. 

As far as features are concerned, there are no new display features for such a mention. 

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It has an in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor that works well in unlocking the phone quickly.

S-Pen and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G software features

S Pen Samsung galaxy note 20 ultra 5g: images, hd wallpaper, release date in india, full review in details

Samsung has improved the S-Pen stylus and it now supports gestures and the IP68 is dust and water-resistant. 

Gesture support may sound cool, but really you may not want to move the stylus to the front of the phone as a magic wand to get basic stuff like changing the volume or changing a page or changing the music track.

The range of the S-Pen stylus has been extended and you can use it to take selfies from long distances. In addition, the S-Pen stylus functions are similar to the Note 10+. 

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Samsung has not used the same S-Pen and made minor changes in the design. 

You can use the S-Pen to control the camera and even use it as a clicker during the presentation. 

Samsung has basically handwriting recognition with the Note 10+. 

This means that whatever you scribble with the S-Pen can be converted to a text format compatible with Microsoft Word. 

For example, if you type something in Hindi, you can use this feature to convert text that is Microsoft Word compatible. 

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This saves you from the hassle of typing in Hindi. 

Samsung also plans to add support for other Indian languages in the coming months.

On the software front, you can now use DX seamlessly. For the uninformed, with Dex, you can convert any monitor to a separate PC. 

For example, you can play PUBG Mobile on the device, while editing the video using the Android application while it is connected to the MacBook via DeX. 

You can open two instances of the same app on Note 10+ and via DX on a PC or MacBook. 

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There is also keyboard and mouse support. If you like, you can actually convert the Note 20 Ultra 5G to a laptop via DX.

Not to forget, Microsoft’s Your Phone app for Windows integration with Link now allows users to easily access their mobile applications directly from Windows 10 PCs. 

You can make and receive all calls from your Windows 10 PC.

Talking about the user interface, the device comes with the familiar Android 10-based OneUI. 

Most bloatware can be removed for the first time, including the Facebook app. 

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However, there are three hidden Facebook apps that you cannot distinguish from whether you use Facebook or not.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5g: Performance

The device is powered by an octa-core Exynos 990 processor coupled with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. 

The hardware specifications are the same compared to the S20 Ultra.

Talking about performance, this tool is considered a workhorse. Be it gaming, multi-tasking on DX, or recording 8K video will not harm you in any way.

However, the device gets slightly warmer than other phones during gaming, recording videos, and if you’re on Wi-Fi, the device usually stays warm. 

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You can blame the Exynos processor for that but it does not affect the heat performance.

It is difficult for most average users to find a performance fault with the kind of work they do that uses gaming, streaming content, and the camera. 

If you are a DX while gaming on your phone, expect the device to overheat and you will get some hiccups.

Overall, it is a smooth performer and builds to deliver the performance required for heavy gaming and ultimate productivity.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5g: Conclusion (Verdict)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G offers quite a bit, but there may be little reason for the Galaxy Note 10+ users to upgrade in terms of experience.

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As we mentioned at the beginning of the review, the Note 20 Ultra 5G will convince you that you can achieve a lot on a smartphone but do you really need those features?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is easily regarded as one of the best flagships of 2020.

If there is no money problem and you want to get the most powerful Android phone from there then go for it. 

But if you are planning to get it on EMI, make sure you really need all the features of the Note 20 Ultra as there are cheap flagships like the S20 + or S20 Ultra or even the OnePlus 8 series. 

Not to forget, there is also Apple iPhone 11 or 11 Pro in this price range.

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For Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G, it offers the best display, good design, smooth performance, good camera, solid design and it doesn’t get any better.

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