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Samsung Galaxy Note20

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Note20
Samsung Galaxy Note20 (Galaxy Note Series)
Processor
Samsung Exynos 990 8 x 2 - 2.7 GHz, Exynos M5 / Cortex A-76 / Cortex-A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
8192 MB 
, LPDDR5
Display
6.70 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 393 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, native pen support, Super AMOLED Plus, Corning Gorilla Glas 5, glossy: yes, HDR, 60 Hz
Storage
256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash, 256 GB 
, 221.6 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity sensor, hall sensor, geomagnetic sensor, barometer
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM/GPRS/Edge (850, 900, 1,800, and 1,900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 1,900, and 2,100 MHz), LTE (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 38, 39, 40, and 41), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.3 x 161.6 x 75.2 ( = 0.33 x 6.36 x 2.96 in)
Battery
4300 mAh Lithium-Ion
Charging
wireless charging, fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 10
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix (1/1.76", f/1.8, OIS) + 12 MPix (ultra-wide angle, 1/2.55", f/2.2) + 64 MPix (hybrid tele, 1/1.72", f/2.0, OIS), Camera2-API-Level: Full
Secondary Camera: 10 MPix (f/2.2)
Additional features
Speakers: stereo speakers, Keyboard: on-screen, 24 Months Warranty, DRM Widevine L1, IP68-certified, head SAR: W/kg, body SAR: W/kg, fanless, waterproof
Weight
192 g ( = 6.77 oz / 0.42 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
925 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 76.22% - good
Average of 32 scores (from 76 reviews)
price: 59%, performance: 75%, features: 78%, display: 79% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy Note20

87.9% Samsung Galaxy Note20 Review - Not always better than the Note10 | Notebookcheck
The Samsung Galaxy Note20 is more than $300 less than the Ultra model. Looking at the specs sheet we can spot a few cut corners, but it is not immediately clear whether or not the more expensive Note20 is really worth its premium or, more importantly, whether the Note20 worth switching to from the Note10.
60% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review: Overpriced and underbaked
Source: Android Authority English
The Galaxy Note 20 is infused with just enough Samsung pedigree to be worth consideration but is ultimately dragged down by a laundry list of compromises and an indefensibly high price tag.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/13/2020
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 40% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 60%
60% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review: Overpriced and underbaked
Source: Android Authority English
The Galaxy Note 20 is infused with just enough Samsung pedigree to be worth consideration but is ultimately dragged down by a laundry list of compromises and an indefensibly high price tag.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/13/2020
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 40% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 60%
75% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Review: Stylus Tax
Source: The Verge English
Luckily, as I mentioned above, Samsung phones are often available at a discount. If you can find the Note 20 for around 800 bucks, that’s a good price. I love the idea of Samsung finally finding a way to offer a truly good midrange phone with an S Pen. In theory, that’s what the Note 20 should be. In practice, it tries to straddle being a flagship and a midrange phone and doesn’t get either one right.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 75%
80% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review: Is the smaller Note the bigger winner?
Source: Pocket Lint English
If you're looking for a phone with an integrated stylus then there's little better than the note-taking potential of this phone. Sure, its 'glasstic' rear and lack of higher refrsh-rate screen are little red marks against its specification, but you can buy the step-up Ultra model if you see that as a problem - although we prefer the smaller price and smaller camera lump of this 'entry' Note model.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/01/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
81% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G Review – Not To Be Overlooked
Source: Pokde English
It has sacrificed some things from the Ultra, but the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G still has what it takes to be proper 2020 flagship smartphone that most people will enjoy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/01/2020
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 82% workmanship: 80%
70% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review
Source: Techradar English
It’s easy to love the Note 20’s S-Pen and the fun versatility of its triple-camera array. But its short battery life is testing, as is the sense that Samsung is really seeing how much profit it can squeeze out of each sale with this one, more so than usual.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/30/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
76% Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G Review – Is This the Lighter, Slimmer, Better Note?
Source: Hitech Century English
The Galaxy Note20 5G is a more affordable option compared to its pricier sibling with much of the same aesthetics and gains access to the same processor, 5G connectivity and the full functionality of the series’ fabled SPen though if you are looking for better value and can live without the stylus, the Galaxy S20 FE is a better alternative.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70%
70% Samsung Galaxy Note 20
Source: PC Mag English
The S Pen-equipped Galaxy Note 20 strips away some key features from the larger model in exchange for a lower price, but gets a bit lost in Samsung's crowded 2020 phone lineup in the process.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/25/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung Galaxy Note 20: Understandably Expensive but Not Feature-Packed
Source: iTech Post English
However, the phone gets hot really fast, especially when playing games. This might be one reason why the company opted for a plastic rear instead of a full glass body. Still, it's not really the main concern here. Samsung needs to improve how it cools its devices.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/22/2020
60% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review: Overpriced and underbaked
Source: Android Authority English
The Galaxy Note 20 is infused with just enough Samsung pedigree to be worth consideration but is ultimately dragged down by a laundry list of compromises and an indefensibly high price tag.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/20/2020
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 40% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 60%
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review: Oh hey, it’s not a bad phone!
Source: Sam Mobile English
There’s no question the Galaxy Note 20 is priced too high for what it is. Everything from the 60Hz display and the Gorilla Glass 5 protection to the plastic back panel seems like an unnecessary step backwards, especially since these feature cuts were not seen on even the cheapest Galaxy S20 earlier this year. Okay, the plastic back is actually a good thing in the grand scheme of things, but not having a high refresh rate screen is downright criminal for a phone that costs a thousand dollars.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/09/2020
80% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review
Source: Tom's Guide English
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 offers all the utility of the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra without some bells and whistles to come in at a more acceptable price, making it a more practical choice for buyers primarily concerned with productivity.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/03/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Review: A swing and a miss
Source: Mobile Syrup English
If Samsung launched the Note 20 with a Snapdragon 765G processor, a more high-quality rear and a camera array similar to the S20+'s, it would be a much better device to recommend since it'd be more affordable. I hate to say it, but the Galaxy Note 20 is mostly a miss for the South Korean tech giant.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/01/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Galaxy Note 20 ongoing review: Here's how Samsung's $1,000 phone stacks up so far
Source: CNet English
I was excited to unwrap Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, a supercharged $1,300 flagship phone that gives the Galaxy Note 10 line a significant upgrade, for a price. But in some ways, I've anticipated the standard, cheaper Galaxy Note 20 even more. Retailing for $1,000, it slashes $300 off the price, while serving up the same core features and skimming back the extras across the board, including screen technology, camera specs, build material and RAM (scroll to the end for the full specs comparison).
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2020
75% Galaxy Note 20 5G review – Of all the Notes in all the world is this the one?
Source: Htxt Africa English
While performance is great that seems to be the peak of what Samsung has to offer. The camera experience leaves much to be desired, the S-pen feels like an expensive accessory that most won't use and the battery life left us wanting. Overall it's not the best for its price but it's a serviceable upgrade for Samsung fans. We're waiting to see what Apple has in store later this year.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/31/2020
Rating: Total score: 75%
Galaxy Note 20 review: What I think of Samsung's $1,000 phone so far
Source: CNet English
I've now spent over a full day with the Note 20 and I have some observations to share. It takes a good week to thoroughly test a phone, so I'll keep updating this post as new observations develop. Just keep in mind that my opinion might change as the experience all comes together -- and that's a good thing. Getting to know a device takes time and the experience out of the box may settle as a person uses it in day-to-day activities. Ready for the first of my first impressions? Here we go.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/28/2020
80% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review: plastic jewelry
Source: Phone Arena English
With a 4,300 mAh battery, the Note 20 can keep its screen on for quite a while. It lasted just as much as the Note 20 Ultra on our battery life test and gave us all-day endurance in our regular usage. It’s certainly not a champ in that department, but you’ll be fine with overnight charging. Or, just use the supplied 25 W fast charger to top up fast when you’re in a pinch.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/21/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 initial review: Is the smaller Note the bigger winner?
Source: Pocket Lint English
If you're looking for a phone with an integrated stylus then there's little better than the note-taking potential of this phone. Sure, its 'glasstic' rear and lack of higher refrsh-rate screen are little red marks against its specification, but you can buy the step-up Ultra model if you see that as a problem - although we prefer the smaller price and smaller camera lump of this 'entry' Note 20 model.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/21/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra impressions: How do they handle?
Source: Hardware Zone English
Of course, we can't easily peg the stylus fluidity to the lowered 9ms latency, the phone's improved writing software, or the 240Hz touch sampling rate, unless we're superhuman. What we can tell you instead, is if you bought a Galaxy Note for the sake of using a stylus on your phone, the Galaxy Note20 Ultra is pleasing, and will likely meet your needs.
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 08/08/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 unveiled: What we like, what we don't
Source: Tom's Guide English
That said, if Samsung can deliver a software experience on the Note 20 that transcends the hardware, it’s quite possible many of those perceived shortcomings won’t matter — and that this will be a phablet truly better than the sum of its parts. Stay tuned for our full review of the Galaxy Note 20.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/06/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 initial review: Is the smaller Note the bigger winner?
Source: Pocket Lint English
If you're looking for a phone with an integrated stylus then there's little better than the note-taking potential of this phone. Sure, its 'glasstic' rear and lack of higher refrsh-rate screen are little red marks against its specification, but you can buy the step-up Ultra model if you see that as a problem - although we prefer the smaller price and smaller camera lump of this 'entry' Note 20 model.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/06/2020
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review
Source: Techradar English
The Galaxy Note 20 is Samsung's new entry-level stylus-included smartphone for 2020, but it's one that doesn't seem particularly exciting for the usual Note-loving crowd. It highlights some more affordable features compared to its more exciting Ultra sibling but it may well be just as good for those who don’t want to spend top dollar.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 08/06/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20: We have some concerns...
Source: Engadget English
While the Note 20 Ultra looks to be a decent, if incremental, update to Samsung's top-of-the-line Note series, the standard Note 20 is a little concerning. This is still a $1000 phone, but it comes with a plastic back and 60hz 1080p screen, and misses out on the biggest improvements in the Ultra, namely an ultra-low latency S-Pen, expandable storage, and wide-band radio. Worse is that the Galaxy S20+ 5G is now routinely available for between $600-800 from carriers. So if you're unwilling or unable to pay the $1300 the Note 20 Ultra will cost, you need to ask yourself, is having the S-pen worth $300 to you? If not, the Note 20 is hard to justify.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2020
THIS is the new Samsung Galaxy Note20 Series!
Source: Pocketnow English
It is about that time, again.. After one of the most steady streams of leaks we've seen yet, meet the new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series, what the company calls as their "Most Powerful Note Series Yet" and I think that for the first time since the Galaxy Note 8, I'm actually gonna agree.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
The real test is how all this work and play affects both batteries day-to-day, the Note 20 has a 4,300mAh battery and the Note 20 Ultra gets a 4,500mAh battery. 25-watts super-fast charging comes to both devices and 15watts power share will allow you to share power between devices. The Note 20 comes in either 4G or 5G variants and the Note 20 Ultra is 5G and starts shipping in August.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note20 Series Unpacked! | The best Business Smartphone?
Source: Tech Nave English
The Samsung Unpacked finally unveiled the much-teased upcoming Galaxy products. Besides the Galaxy Note20 5G series. We also got to see the Galaxy Fold 2, Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Watch3, and the Galaxy Live Buds.! The Samsung Galaxy Note20 series comes with a new color which is the Mystic Bronze that feels super classy and stylish.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/05/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 hands-on review: A bronze medal smartphone
Source: It Pro English
The Note 20 is a superb handset. It’s bigger and faster than the Note 10. It has a wonderful triple camera array and a fairly good display, both of which hold their own in a competitive market. It just lacks a little magic, is all.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/05/2020
20 things you need to know about the new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Series
Source: The Tech Revolutionist English
Actual user-accessible internal memory is less than specified total memory due to storage of the operating system, the software used to operate device features, and other built-in applications, and may vary after software updates/upgrades. 2 Samsung Galaxy Note20 5G and Note20 Ultra 5G are 5G-capable, and can be used to access 5G network in Singapore after local 5G network is launched. SIM card upgrade and/or software update may be required. Data subscription fees apply. 3 Complimentary gifts are while stocks last, and not exchangeable for cash or other items. Samsung reserves the right to substitute the gifts at its sole discretion without prior notice. Other terms & conditions apply; please refer to pre-order terms & conditions for more details.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Hands on: Galaxy Note 20 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Note 20 is a device with sacrifices I wouldn’t have thought Samsung would make. A plastic back? Hamstrung display? This does feel, in parts, like a Note 20 Lite. But then you see the high-end chipset, likely very good camera system and far improved S Pen and you wonder whether the sacrifices might have just been worth it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2020
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 (Note 20 Ultra) review
Source: What Hi-Fi English
The most cutting edge phone on the market? Very possibly. Even if the iPhone 12 manages to raise the bar, there isn’t another Android phone that puts the Note 20 Ultra in the shade on paper. In truth, the real challenge might be from below - and convincing consumers they still need to be spending the serious amount of money on this phone and not making do with the very capable phones that are available for half the price. And that battle is something worth getting excited about in the smartphone world.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/04/2020
Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra Price: Seriously?
Source: Pocketnow English
On Pocketnow Daily, we have some deals on the Google Pixel 4 and more. Intel is having some major issues with their 7nm chips, causing more delays. It looks like we might be getting the Microsoft Surface Duo sooner than we thought. Apple just shifted production of the iPhone 11 to India, and that might mean discounts. We might be getting Face ID with the new redesigned iMacs. Finally, we have some leaked specs for the Note 20 and a leaked price tag that we don’t necessarily like.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 07/24/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20: Where's the Plus?
Source: Pocketnow English
On Pocketnow Daily, we start today off with Galaxy S20 and S10 deals as today is packed with Samsung news. NBC just announced their new Peacock TV streaming service which is actually compelling. OPPO just announced their new 125W VOOC Flash charging and, it’s crazy. Apple just payed Samsung close to $1B for not ordering enough displays. We have a very confusing time line for the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Finally, we have a frenzy of Galaxy Note 20 leaks and, they get better.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/15/2020

Foreign Reviews

80% Aufgewärmtes Galaxy S20+ mit S-Pen
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
92% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 im Test: Abgespeckt und teuer
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 80% performance: 100% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Auch ohne Ultra ein Alleskönner
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/11/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Günstiger und gleich stark
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/04/2020
89% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Der Allrounder mit S-Pen
Source: Mobilegeeks.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/18/2020
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 70% performance: 95% display: 100% mobility: 80%
91% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 im Test: Weniger ist manchmal mehr
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/18/2020
Rating: Total score: 91%
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Lohnt sich nur für den Stift
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/06/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20
Source: Golem German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/05/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Das Datenblatt täuscht!
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Warum wir enttäuscht sind
Source: PC Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Prise en main du Samsung Galaxy Note 20: Dos en plastique et écran 60 Hz pour 1000 euros
Source: Nextpit Germany German DE→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; smart stylus pen; stylish design. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
72% Análise Samsung Galaxy Note 20. Menor é melhor?
Source: Android Geek Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/14/2020
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
80% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Recensione: Il Pennino A Un Prezzo Più Basso
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Recensione SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 20
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/28/2020
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 72% display: 89% mobility: 68% workmanship: 84%
77% Recensione Samsung Galaxy Note 20: il prezzo è giusto? (foto e video)
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/18/2020
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 50% features: 85% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 70%
78% Recensione Samsung Galaxy Note 20: S-Pen, schermo piatto e qualche "ma"
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/04/2020
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 52% features: 82%
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 e Note 20 Ultra 5G sono ufficiali! Ecco la nostra video anteprima
Source: Quotidiano Hardware Upgrade Italian IT→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high performance; excellent cameras; smart stylus pen.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Verschillen Galaxy Note 20 en Note 20 Ultra
Source: Portablegear Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Beautiful display; nice cameras; powerful hardware.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/31/2020
89% Test Du Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Est-Il Vraiment Aussi Nul Que Tout Le Monde Le Dit ?
Source: Fredzone French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 89% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 95%
70% Test du Samsung Galaxy Note 20: Manque d'audace/20
Source: Nextpit France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/25/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% Test du Galaxy Note 20 : pour l’innovation, il faudra repasser
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/24/2020
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% [Test] Samsung Galaxy Note 20 : un smartphone qui se repose sur ses acquis
Source: Journal du Geek French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/17/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Test du Samsung Galaxy Note 20 : un bon smartphone, sans argument Ultra efficace
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/12/2020
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
70% Test du Samsung Galaxy Note 20 : une mise à jour qui ne prend pas de risques
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/09/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Prise En Main Des Galaxy Note 20 Et Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
Source: Fredzone French FR→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high performance; excellent display; smart stylus pen.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Prise en main du Samsung Galaxy Note 20 : le plastique fait-il tiquer ?
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; big screen; excellent cameras; decent autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Prise en main : Samsung Galaxy Note20 et Note20 Ultra, des S20 mais avec un S Pen
Source: Journal du Geek French FR→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; premium design; solid workmanship; smart stylus pen.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Prise en main des Galaxy Note 20 et Note 20 Ultra : quand Samsung se lance dans le gaming
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; great built quality; smart stylus pen.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2020
78% Samsung Galaxy Note 20 – kontrowersyjny smartfon, kontrowersyjna cena (recenzja)
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/20/2020
Rating: Total score: 78%
87% Profesyonellikte çıta yükseliyor; Samsung Galaxy Note 20 incelemesi
Source: Log.com.tr TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/10/2020
Rating: Total score: 87%
Samsung Galaxy Note20 глупо сравнивать с остальными смартфонами. И дело не в том, лучше он или хуже
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high performance; smart stylus pen.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Первый обзор Samsung Galaxy Note20 и Note20 Ultra: флагманы класса «бизнес» со стилусом
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Premium design; great built quality; smart stylus pen; excellent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Trải nghiệm Galaxy Note20 sau một tháng sử dụng, mình thấy đây là một sự lựa chọn đúng đắn
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Excellent display; smart stylus pen; great cameras; decent autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/12/2020
Trên tay Galaxy Note20 phiên bản Đỏ Huyền Bí không bán tại Việt Nam
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Impressive color; beautiful design; great built quality; powerful hardware; high performance; smart stylus pen.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/27/2020
Đánh giá chi tiết Samsung Galaxy Note 20: Phiên bản 'em út' của anh em nhà Note 2020, cũng mạnh mẽ chẳng kém gì 'anh cả' đâu
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; excellent cameras; long battery life; quick charging; smart stylus pen; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/19/2020
Mở hộp Galaxy Note 20 và Note 20 Ultra bản thương mại: Có gì thú vị bên trong bộ đôi siêu phẩm mới được Samsung ra mắt?
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; excellent cameras; smart stylus pen.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 08/13/2020
Trên tay Galaxy Note 20 tại Việt Nam: Không còn màn hình tràn viền, tính năng được 'rút gọn' đi một chút
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; powerful hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/07/2020
Trên tay Samsung Galaxy Note 20 và Galaxy Note 20 Ultra tại Việt Nam: Thiết kế đẹp xuất sắc, nhiều tính năng hấp dẫn
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high performance; smart stylus pen.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 08/06/2020
Tổng hợp mọi thứ về Samsung Galaxy Note 20 mới ra mắt
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Modern design; support 5G; excellent cameras; long battery life; smart stylus pen.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/06/2020
Trên tay Galaxy Note 20 và Note 20 Ultra tại VN: “Yêu” từ ngay cái nhìn đầu tiên!!!
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high performance; excellent cameras; smart stylus pen.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/05/2020
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series ra mắt: Cao cấp từ trong ra ngoài, màu mới đẹp mắt, giá từ 999 USD
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high performance; excellent cameras; smart stylus pen.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2020
Първи впечатления от Samsung Galaxy Note20
Source: Mobility.bg BU→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful hardware; high performance; smart stylus pen.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/12/2020
76% Test: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 – Räcker ändå långt
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/15/2020
Rating: Total score: 76%
Review Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G – un telefon asa cum trebuie
Source: Arena IT →EN
Positive: Excellent display; great cameras; long battery life; premium design; powerful hardware; smart stylus pen.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/21/2020

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is the latest to join the Galaxy Note line-up along with the top-end Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. While the Note 20 does miss out on a few specs in comparison to its higher-end sibling, it comes with a considerably lower price tag. In terms of its design, users would be quite familiar with its large size and premium-feeling exterior that is quite common among the Note line-up. This device has been equipped with a 6.7-inch display. However, the display seems to have some downgrades compared to last year’s Galaxy Note 10. One of it is that, unlike its predecessor, this screen is not curved on the sides but rather blends with the top edges and on the right and left.

Another surprising drawback of Note 20’s display is its standard 60Hz refresh rate, since all three Galaxy S20 phones and the Note 20 Ultra have been upgraded to 120Hz. It definitely feels like a major exclusion from Samsung for such a high-priced phone. Apart from that, the display has a Full-HD resolution, which, of course, is not as great as the QHD Galaxy S20, but is obviously suitable for watching videos. The design of the Note 20 itself feels rather premium, with metal edges that are flatter than on previous devices. The phone comes in three colour variations, namely Mystic Bronze, Mystic Green and Mystic Grey.

As for the S Pen stylus, it is still housed within the phone’s body, but it has been positioned on the left side rather than the right. Samsung has definitely improved the S Pen by adding new gestures for interacting with the phone and overall improving the accuracy and sensitivity of the stylus to make it more useful. Recording audio notes while scribbling down written notes using the stylus is much easier; it will sync to what is being said aloud as the user writes on the screen, thus creating what amounts to an interactive handwritten timeline for the audio.

In terms of its performance, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 has been equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus in the US market, while the Exynos 990 is incorporated for the UK and most other markets. The user will either get 128 GB (in the US) or 256 GB (UK and other markets) storage. As far as the camera is concerned, the rear camera setup consists of a 12MP main camera followed by a 64MP telephoto lens and, finally, a 12MP ultra-wide camera. While the main camera is not as powerful as the 108MP main shooter of the Note 20 Ultra, it definitely delivers detailed and clear images with solid colour saturation. As for the selfie camera, the Galaxy Note 20 houses a 10MP selfie shooter that sits at the top of the display in the centre. In terms of the battery, this model carries a 4,300mAh battery with 25W fast charging. Overall, it is definitely a great phone with some noticeable drawbacks when compared to other Note devices.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G77 MP11: Integrated graphics card based on the Valhall architecture. Uses 11 of the 16 possible clusters and according to ARM offers 30% better performance at 30% better efficiency compared to a Mali-G76.

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.


Exynos 990: The Samsung Exynos 990 is a mobile high-end SoC for smartphones that integrates 8 CPU cores (2x Samsung M5 @ 2.73 GHz and 2x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 2.5 GHz for performance and 4x Cortex-A55 @ 2 GHz for power saving), an LPDDR5-5500 memory controller and a Cat.20 LTE Advanced Pro modem. The integrated GPU is an ARM Mali G77MP11. The SoC is produced in the modern 7nm process at Samsung with EUV.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.70":

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.


0.192 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.


76.22%: 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.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2020-08-12 (Update: 2020-08-12)