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Samsung Galaxy M20

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy M20
Samsung Galaxy M20 (Galaxy M Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
6.3 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 409 PPI, Capacitive, PLS TFT, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, , 50.5 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD up to 512 GB, exFAT: yes, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, USB-C 2.0
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.8 x 156.4 x 74.5 ( = 0.35 x 6.16 x 2.93 in)
Battery
0 Wh, 5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 24 h, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 24 h
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix Dual: 13MP (f/1.9, 1/2.8", 1.12μm) + 5MP (f/2.2, 12mm, 1/6", 1.12μm)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Speakers: Mono speaker on the underside of the device, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, Keyboard Light: yes, Wall charger, headset, USB cable, SIM tool, Experience UX 9.5, 24 Months Warranty, SAR value (head) : 0.248 W/Kg, SAR value (body) : 1.591 W/Kg, B1 (2.100), B3 (1.800), B5 (850), B7 (2.600), B8 (900), B20 (800), B38 (2.600), B40 (2.300), B41 (2.500), fanless
Weight
186 g ( = 6.56 oz / 0.41 pounds), Power Supply: 23 g ( = 0.81 oz / 0.05 pounds)
Price
229 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 75.37% - good
Average of 23 scores (from 65 reviews)
price: 79%, performance: 71%, features: 63%, display: 81% mobility: 93%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: 71%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy M20

79.5% Samsung Galaxy M20 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The M series from Samsung shall bring premium features to the middle class at an entry-level price - originally only in India, but now also officially here. In the review of the Samsung Galaxy M20 we checked how the model with the huge battery performs.
Samsung Galaxy M20 review: Finally a credible threat to Xiaomi
Source: Android Authority English
The Galaxy M20 represents the first credible option from Samsung to take competing phones from Xiaomi and Honor, head on. Between the stellar battery life and great looking display, the Galaxy M20 should be high up in your list of devices to consider.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/02/2019
Samsung Galaxy M20 review: Finally a credible threat to Xiaomi
Source: Android Authority English
The Galaxy M20 represents the first credible option from Samsung to take competing phones from Xiaomi and Honor, head on. Between the stellar battery life and great looking display, the Galaxy M20 should be high up in your list of devices to consider.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/31/2019
80% [Review] Samsung Galaxy M20 – Workhorse Wonder
Source: Hitech Century English
In terms of endurance, the Galaxy M20 is a real trooper. Even at full tilt with heavy use catching up on movies, social media and heavy gaming in the form of PUBG and Clash Royale the phone managed to last easily north of a day and a half. The 5,000mAh battery supports 15W quick charging though we were unable to test this as we lacked a full retail set though a third party charger got it to full in about two and a half hours from dead zero. As it stands, the Galaxy M20 is a solidly made midrange phone that has it where it counts. For a price tag of RM799, you get a large and vibrant Full HD+ display, impressive battery life and decent overall performance though some quibbles remain like a middling mono speaker, and a plasticky albeit sturdy chassis. These are however minor quibbles at best. If you’re looking for an affordable midrange phone from the marque, the Galaxy M20 is a very sound choice indeed.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 60%
60% Samsung Galaxy M20 review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Galaxy M20 addresses a lot of the complaints we had with the M10 - it adds a fingerprint reader, a USB-C port and fast charging capability, and vastly improved performance. It is then an easy recommendation over its lesser brother unless you absolutely cannot stretch your budget.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy M20 with massive 5,000mAh battery launched exclusively on Shopee
Source: Hitech Century English
For the Samsung Super Brand Day which starts on 20 March 2019 this coming Wednesday, the first 1000 buyers of the Galaxy M20 on Shopee will get a free Logitech X50 speaker and JBL T450 headphone worth RM227 thrown in for free. The next 2,000 buyers will get the Logitech X50 speaker worth RM98. Better yet, the first 100 buyers of the Galaxy M20 also get an RM100 cash voucher usable later on on 21 March during the 27.3 Shopee Mega Sale. For more details swing by Shopee here.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/18/2019
Samsung Galaxy M20 Hands-on, Quick Review: Will This Win Back Fans?
Source: Unbox English
Let’s be brutally honest here: Samsung’s phones have never been the best choice once you went down a certain price range. Sammy’s phones are pricey, but they were pricey for a reason: Samsung’s top-tier manufacturing methods and R&D efforts meant that their phones were better made if not necessarily better specc’d than the competition.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/05/2019
70% Samsung Galaxy M20 review: A solid daily driver minus the b ..
Source: Gadget Show English
If you wish to have a sturdy reliable smartphone for daily u ..
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
74% Samsung Galaxy M20 Review
Source: Techniqued English
Samsung has launched its new smartphone in the mid-range or budget segment, the Galaxy M20 to compete with Xiaomi and Realme. The Samsung Galaxy M20 packs a 6.3-inch Full HD+ resolution with a water drop notch and is powered by Exynos 7904 Octa-core processor with either 3 or 4GB of RAM. It also comes with a dual camera set up along with a large capacity 5000mAh battery. So here is the detailed Samsung Galaxy M20 Review.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 75% performance: 75% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Samsung Galaxy M20 review: Putting the ‘M’ in masterstroke
Source: Sam Mobile English
You must be wondering how the Galaxy M20 is a masterstroke when almost every aspect of the phone has some terms and conditions that stop it from being truly great in any department. Well, it’s a masterstroke because Samsung has managed to price the phone unexpectedly well. I mean, the Galaxy J6 launched in May last year with a higher price tag for the base model despite having far lesser specs than the M20. I guess Samsung finally realized it has to forego all profits if it wants to stay competitive in the budget smartphone market.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/13/2019
Samsung Galaxy M20 review: Power-packed performer disguised as budget phone
Source: Business Standard English
With the price starting at Rs 10,990, the Galaxy M20 is a budget smartphone that has capabilities to make a dent in the armour of other smartphones in the same segment. From sleek performance to exceptional on-battery time and capable dual rear camera, the phone has everything to be touted as power-packed performer.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/08/2019
66% Samsung Galaxy M20 64GB Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Samsung Galaxy M20, in its bid to compete strongly against the Chinese incumbents, implements a lot of firsts for a Samsung device — A new design, wide-angle cameras and a massive battery. But all that doesn't discount the fact that the Galaxy M20 is not for everyone. It's the right choice if you absolutely demand a wide-angle camera to play around with, but for everything else, be it performance or gaming, there are better devices available in the market. Read the full review to more about the Samsung Galaxy M20.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 66%
Samsung Galaxy M20 Review: Is it a Dawn of new Samsung era?
Source: The Mobile Indian English
With the Galaxy M20, Samsung has finally offered an interesting proposition for its loyal fanbase. The phone is loaded with a standard design, though the display is quite interesting. The performance as a daily driver is good, though it is not meant for some serious gaming. The phone offers smooth and highly-customisable user interface, though it is still loaded with bloatware. Camera performance is a mixed bag and hopefully, a software update can improve it. The battery life is really impressive, in our testing. Overall, if you are Samsung fanboy, who was earlier disappointed with the company’s product lineup, the Galaxy M20 might excite you.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/05/2019
70% Samsung Galaxy M20 review: At Rs 12,990, big on battery and performance
Source: The Indian Express English
Samsung Galaxy M20 offers good performance, big battery for its price, which is what you want on a device priced under Rs 13,000. The camera and display could have been better. Samsung’s Galaxy M20 will compete with devices like Redmi 6 Pro, Realme 2, Nokia 5.1 Plus, Honor 8C, which are in the same price bracket.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/05/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung Galaxy M20 Review – Next big budget bestseller is here!
Source: Fone Arena English
Overall, the Galaxy M20 is a clear winner for Samsung at competitive starting price of Rs. 10,999. It has a good display with minimal bezels, huge battery, USB Type-C with fast charging, ultra-wide angle lens that you don’t find on any other phones in the range, and decent performance for the price. Average low-light camera performance and the plastic body are the things you have to compromise. As I had mentioned earlier, it is recommended to get a case. Samsung doesn’t promise when the phone will get Android Pie update since its flagships have started getting the update recently.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/05/2019
80% Samsung Galaxy M20 Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
Unlike some of its current competitors, Samsung has immense brand power. A lot of people might have chosen other options recently based on specifications and features, so having closed that gap, Samsung stands to regain a lot of the customers it has lost. Buying a Samsung phone doesn't feel like a gamble in the way that it might with less established brands. The Korean giant is capitalising on this in its Galaxy M-series marketing by underscoring its huge service network, spanning 1,650 service centres across over 6,000 talukas all over India.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Samsung Galaxy M20 Hands-On [Images]
Source: Mobygyaan English
The price for the Samsung Galaxy M20 starts at ₹10,990 for its 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage variant while the second variant is currently priced at ₹12,990 for 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. It’s available in two colors – Charcoal Black and Ocean Blue and exclusively on Amazon India as well as Samsung India official online store.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/31/2019
Samsung Galaxy M20 review: Finally a credible threat to Xiaomi
Source: Android Authority English
The most obvious competition for the Galaxy M20 is, of course, the Redmi Note 6 Pro. While Xiaomi’s phone packs a bit more power under the hood, the M20’s larger display and bigger battery should make it a winner for most. Similarly, the phone is an obvious choice over the Honor 10 Lite, which we found to have rather middling performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/29/2019
80% Samsung Galaxy M20 Review: Here’s looking at you, (Redmi) Note
Source: Tech PP English
That said, we have to concede that while the M20 definitely emerges as an alternative to the likes of the Redmi Note 6 Pro, the RealMe 2 Pro, and the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, it does not really do enough to overwhelm them. We can see many people who prefer a “traditional” (and in some cases, non-Chinese) brand being attracted to the M20. But only time will tell whether it will win over those who have been charmed by the likes of Xiaomi. There is a new phone series in town and it certainly does more than enough to make both the competition and the consumer sit up and take notice. That’s always a good thing in our book.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 85% performance: 85% workmanship: 75%
84% Samsung Galaxy M20 Unboxing, full review – with M Series Samsung says I’M back! Price from 10,990
Source: Gogi.in English
The 5000 mAh battery takes about 150 minutes for a full charge; a 15 minutes charge will give you up to 3 hours talk time. And on a full charge you can easily get two days or more of battery life based on your usage.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 84%
75% Samsung Galaxy M20 review: Great display, superb battery life make for a good start
Source: India Today English
The Galaxy M series is Samsung's bid to start something fresh, something different from what the Galaxy On and Galaxy J series offered in the past. And the Galaxy M20 looks like a step in the right direction. The phone offers a terrific Infinity-V waterdrop display and a long battery life, two features that are pretty important in this segment. The ultra wide-angle camera also offers something unique in this segment, and it is worth considering the M20 if these are the features you're looking for.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 75%
Galaxy M20 hands-on: Meet Samsung’s most competitive budget phone
Source: Sam Mobile English
Overall, the Galaxy M20 is Samsung’s best attempt yet at making a budget phone that isn’t dwarfed by the Chinese competition in terms of the specs and features on offer. The problem arises when you consider the fact that the M20 will only be sold online. Online buyers tend to be more knowledgeable, so despite the compelling price tag, the M20 may not sell as much as it would have if it were sold offline. Well, unless it manages to impress us and other reviewers, and you will need to wait a few days before you can find out if that’s the case.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/27/2019

Foreign Reviews

Galaxy M20 so günstig wie nie
Source: Focus Online German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/18/2019
75% Samsung Galaxy M20
Source: Connect - 8/19 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 07/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 75% features: 61% mobility: 99% ergonomy: 66%
Samsung Galaxy M20 Der Galaxy-Geheimtipp
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/10/2019
80% Samsung Galaxy M20
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
Samsungs schmucke Antwort auf das Moto G7 Power
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2019
70% Samsung Galaxy M20, análisis: batería, más batería, y el precio más atractivo de toda la gama media de Samsung
Source: Andro 4 All Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
78% Samsung Galaxy M20, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 78% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
70% Samsung Galaxy M20
Source: Hipertextual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung Galaxy M20, Lo Hemos Probado
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Long battery life; nice design; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/08/2019
Análisis Samsung Galaxy M20: un puñetazo en la mesa de la gama media
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; nice display; elegant design; long battery life; high performance; great cameras; fast charging. Negative: Relatively heavy and bulky; poor connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2019
76% Recensione Samsung Galaxy M20
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 75% features: 75% display: 80% mobility: 85% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 75%
70% Recensione SAMSUNG GALAXY M20
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 79% display: 69% mobility: 93% workmanship: 65%
Recensione Samsung Galaxy M20, 5000 mAh possono bastare
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Very long battery life; quick charging; nice dual cameras; great display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/25/2019
Recensione Samsung Galaxy M20: ottima autonomia, poi poco altro
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Positive: Large battery capacity; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/25/2019
Samsung Galaxy M20 verschijnt in Nederland
Source: Portablegear Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Nice dual cameras; big screen; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/21/2019
Test du Samsung Galaxy M20 : un bon élève
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Beautiful screen; support USB-C and mini jack; NFC chip. Negative: No 700 MHz band in 4G LTE.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/26/2019
80% Samsung Galaxy M20 incelemesi
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Samsung Galaxy M20 - Народный смартфон от Samsung, наконец-то!
Source: Helpix RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Samsung Galaxy M20 - Обзор недорогого смартфона-эксклюзива (Tmall и никаких гвоздей)
Source: Helpix RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
85% Первый в истории бюджетный Samsung, который лучше «китайцев» — обзор Galaxy M20
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
Обзор смартфона Samsung Galaxy M20: долгожитель с треугольной "челкой"
Source: Hitech Vesti RU→EN
Positive: Nice display; large battery capacity; fast charging; great main camera; support NFC chip; decent speakers; attractive price. Negative: Plastic case; average performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/14/2019
Обзор Samsung Galaxy M20: отличный и недорогой смартфон с аккумулятором на 5000 мАч, быстрой зарядкой и NFC
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Very long battery life; fast charging; support NFC; beautiful screen. Negative: Plastic case.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/04/2019
Recenze: Samsung Galaxy M20 – překvapení mezi levnými smartphony
Source: CZC CZ→EN
Positive: Good price / performance ratio; nice design; decent display; great cameras; high performance; long battery life. Negative: Heavy; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/25/2019
91% Đánh giá Galaxy M20: Smartphone bình dân 2019 của Samsung đã “ngon” hơn xưa
Source: Techtimes.vn VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 91% performance: 85% display: 93% mobility: 97% workmanship: 87%
Samsung Galaxy M20: Chỉ gần 5 triệu cho trải nghiệm smartphone toàn diện!
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Great built quality; big screen; infinity display; good speakers; decent processor; nice dual cameras; large battery capacity; fast charging.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/25/2019
Đánh giá hiệu năng và thời lượng pin Samsung Galaxy M20: ấn tượng trong tầm giá rẻ
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Nice cameras; beautiful design; decent performance; excellent autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/12/2019
Samsung Galaxy M20: điện thoại giá rẻ Samsung đã có thiết kế không còn “rẻ” nữa
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; nice design; solid workmanship; excellent display; support USB-C.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/24/2019
Đánh giá thời lượng sử dụng của Galaxy M20 giá 5 triệu: quá đủ dùng
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Impressive battery capacity; quick charging; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/23/2019
Đánh giá màn hình Galaxy M20: Đầy ấn tượng ở phân khúc tầm trung
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Impressive infinity display; decent hardware; very long battery life; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/15/2019
Đánh Giá Galaxy M20: Câu Trả Lời Của Samsung Với Smartphone Trung Quốc
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Positive: Impressive battery life; big screen; nice display; great cameras; thin frames design. Negative: Average gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/14/2019
Đánh giá chi tiết Galaxy M20: Vừa rẻ vừa “ngon”
Source: Danviet VN→EN
Positive: Big screen; good price; high autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/01/2019
Chỉ với giá 4.990.000đ thì có nên mua Galaxy M20 không?
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Impressive battery life; great display; nice dual cameras; high performance; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/28/2019
Samsung Galaxy M20: Vừa đủ cho mọi nhu cầu với chỉ 5 triệu!
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Low price; very long battery life; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/26/2019
Galaxy M20 pin "khủng" lập kỷ lục bán ra ngay ngày đầu tiên
Source: Danviet VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; impressive battery life; fast charging; decent hardware; nice cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/25/2019
Chỉ dưới 5 triệu đồng, Samsung Galaxy M20 có phải là sự lựa chọn tốt nhất trong tầm giá?
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Good price; impressive battery capacity; excellent display; thin frames; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/24/2019
Đánh giá chi tiết Galaxy M20: Khi Samsung chơi với "tai thỏ" và cái kết...
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; beautiful screen; modern design; nice performance; impressive autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/21/2019
Chi tiết Samsung Galaxy M20 - camera kép, pin 5.000 mAh, giá 5 triệu
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Nice dual cameras; impressive autonomy; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2019
Samsung Galaxy M20: Sự lựa chọn hấp dẫn trong tầm giá 5 triệu đồng!
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; very long battery life; nice dual cameras; decent performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/18/2019
Với tầm giá 5 triệu, Galaxy M20 sẽ là một sự lựa chọn không thể tuyệt vời hơn
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Good price; beautiful design; great dual cameras; impressive autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/18/2019
Chỉ dưới 5 triệu đồng, Samsung Galaxy M20 có phải là sự lựa chọn tốt nhất trong tầm giá?
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Thin frames; impressive design; very large battery capacity; support USB-C; fast charging; nice dual cameras. Negative: Plastic case; average performance; poor display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/17/2019
Samsung ra mắt Galaxy M20 tại Việt Nam, pin 5000mAh, giá 5 triệu đồng
Source: Danviet VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; impressive autonomy; great cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/15/2019
Đánh giá nhanh Galaxy M20: Đối thủ đáng gờm trong phân khúc giá rẻ
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; long battery life; fast charging.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/14/2019
Đánh giá nhanh Galaxy M20: Quân bài chiến lược của Samsung tại phân khúc tầm trung?
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; elegant design; decent hardware; nice cameras; very long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/02/2019
Đánh giá nhanh Galaxy M20: pin 5000 mAh có sạc nhanh, màn hình Infinity-V, camera kép thời thượng
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Impressive autonomy; fast charging; excellent display; nice dual cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/29/2019

Comment

Model: While the big names in the mobile phone industry have made most sales of Android phones in the past, it’s the smaller ones that are leading these days. Brands like Huawei, Honor, Xiaomi, Lenovo and Vivo are selling more and more entry level to mid-range Android smartphones. It looks like Samsung doesn’t want to be left out in this category. Their J series might be cheaper than the other series but in terms of performance to price ratio, they are nowhere near their Chinese competitors. The Samsung M20 is set to bridge that gap. For a start, the M20 offers a 6.3-inch, bezel-less TFT display with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels. The viewing angles are said to be good and the display offers good sharpness. The screen-to-body ration is at 83.6 %. The phone itself measures in at 156.4 x 74.5 x 8.8 mm with a weight of 186 grams. This is relatively good.

The performance of the device has also been improved over the J series. The M20 has a Exynos 7904 processor with two configuration options, 64 GB ROM with 4 GB RAM or 32 GB ROM with 3 GB RAM. It also supports memory expansion via a dedicated microSD card slot. The Samsung Galaxy M20 has a dual camera setup like many of its competitors. The first one is a 13 MP, f/1.9 camera and the second is a 5.0 MP, f/2.2 ultrawide camera. The selfie camera, located in the drop-like notch, is an 8 MP, f/2.0 unit. Both sides are capable of shooting videos at 1080p resolution. Interestingly, Samsung has named the drop-notch as Infinity-V display. Underneath the phone, you’ll find a speaker grill, a USB Type-C port for charging and thankfully, a 3.5 mm headphones jack. On the back of the phone is a typical fingerprint scanner for faster, more secure access and unlocking. The highlight of this phone is its 5000 mAh battery, which also supports fast charging. With a battery in this size and not so power-hungry specs, the phone has a very long standby time and screen-on time. Most users report around 2 full day of normal usage. The M20 is a new hope for Samsung to penetrate the budget-friendly category. It comes in a great package with mid-range specs, enough to play games like PUBG at low-medium settings. With such capable phones at reasonable prices, it is hard to justify the flagship asking prices these days. The M20 is Samsung’s mark in the market, pointing out that it will battle the ultra-budget friendly devices from China.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G71 MP2: Integrated GPU that can be found e.g. in the Mediatek Helio P23 SoC with 700 or 770 MHz clock speed. Supports OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 11 FL11_1 and RenderScript.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

7904: Exynos 7 Series SoC that includes two fast Cortex-A73 cores clocked at up to 1.8 GHz and six power efficient Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.6 GHz. The integrated LTE modem supports Cat.12 DL and Cat.13 UL. Compared to the older and faster Exynos 7885, the 7904 offers a slower clocked A73 cores (1.8 versus 2.2 GHz).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

6.3":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.186 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


75.37%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

Samsung Galaxy A40
Mali-G71 MP2

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Gigaset GS290
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Alcatel 3X 2019
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V
Oukitel C17 Pro
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V
Doogee N20
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V
Gigaset GX290
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V
Samsung Galaxy A10e
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7884B
Umidigi A5 Pro
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Samsung Galaxy A10
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7884B
Samsung Galaxy A20e
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7884B
Blackview Max 1
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Samsung Galaxy M30
Mali-G71 MP2, unknown
Samsung Galaxy A30
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7885
Cubot X19
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Umidigi One Max
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V
Umidigi Z2 Special Edition
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V
Oukitel U23
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V
Doogee S80
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Doogee S70
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T

Devices with the same GPU

Ulefone Armor X5
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T, 5.5", 0.235 kg
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7884B, 5", 0.172 kg
Poptel P60
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V, 5.7", 0.248 kg
Ulefone Armor 3T
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T, 5.7", 0.374 kg
Oukitel WP1
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V, 5.45", 0.256 kg
Ulefone Armor 3
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T, 5.7", 0.365 kg
Cubot King Kong 3
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T, 5.5", 0.28 kg
Blackview BV9500 Pro
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T, 5.7", 0.365 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Samsung Galaxy A70s
Adreno 612, Snapdragon 675, 6.7", 0.187 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2019-03- 3 (Update: 2019-03- 3)