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The Samsung Galaxy S20 series could offer class-leading performance

Renders of the Galaxy S20. (Source: XEETECHCARE)
Renders of the Galaxy S20. (Source: XEETECHCARE)
The Samsung Galaxy S20 phones are the talk of the town, with most reports focusing on their new, improved camera hardware. Cameras are just one aspect of a phone, though, and potential buyers can rest easy with the knowledge that the phones' all-round performance will be equally impressive.
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Samsung will unveil its new flagships, the Galaxy S20 series, at the Galaxy Unpacked event next month. Most information on the devices have focused on their cameras, as the phones will all sport new, improved camera hardware. Camera performance isn't only as good as it gets for the phones, apparently, with new information pointing towards much-improved all-round performance.

According to Ice Universe, the Galaxy S20 phones will come with 12 GB of RAM as standard. The Galaxy S9 only had 4 GB of RAM, and the S10 doubled that. The S20 will add 4 GB more to the mix. Even more positive news is the fact that all three devices in the lineup—S20, S20+, S20 Ultra—will have 12 GB of RAM at least. 

The S20 Ultra takes things one step further, even, with buyers being able to opt for a 16 GB model. That's more than most PCs have these days, which is just stupendous. 

While more RAM is always welcome, 12 GB is almost overkill. As such the quality of the RAM is more important. The fact that the S20 phones will have LPDDR5 RAM is the sweetener. The phones will be the first devices to feature LPDDR5 RAM, a sizable improvement from the LPDDR4X most current flagship phones use. LPDDR5 is approximately 1.3 times faster than LPDDR4X, while being about 30% more efficient.

In addition to the improved RAM, the Galaxy S20 phones will also feature UFS 3.0 storage, which we already saw on the Galaxy Note 10 phones. The Snapdragon 865—and Exynos 990 in Europe—will provide top of the line processing capabilities.Of course, hardware is just one side of the equation, as optimized software is needed to truly deliver on the potential of a device's hardware. Thankfully, Samsung's software has gotten increasingly better over the past few years, culminating in the company's current skin, One UI 2.0.

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Ricci Rox - Senior Tech Writer - 1869 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2017
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Ricci Rox, 2020-01-23 (Update: 2020-01-24)