Galaxy Note 20 rumors: Leaked photos of Ultra model, August launch date, camera specs

Galaxy Note 20 rumors: Leaked photos of Ultra model, August launch date, camera specs


The Galaxy Picture 20 is expected to gaze loads just like the Galaxy S20 phones.


Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Picture 20 Extremely as one of its original Picture phones on Aug. 5 — that is, if the mounting rumors are magnificent. Whispers about an additional-sizable version of the Picture 20, called the Picture 20 Extremely, fill floated up and been batted down at intervals. Now one famed Twitter leaker makes a compelling case that the Extremely is precise, with a sequence of specs. As continuously, nothing’s a given till Samsung’s unswerving announcement. 

If correct, Samsung would introduce the Galaxy Picture 20 Extremely, alongside loads of Picture 20 variants to boot to the rumored Galaxy Fold 2 and a 5G version of the Galaxy Z Flip. The Galaxy Picture 20 phones are rumored to head on sale Aug. 20, 2020. (Samsung loves an valid pattern.)

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It’s an advanced time for a cell telephone initiating. Coronavirus cases are rising in the US and throughout the area, with a spike of original cases persevering with to upward push in Samsung’s dwelling infamous of South Korea, according the Connected Press reported. Within the intervening time, Shaded Lives Subject protestors throughout the area fill rallied to level to in opposition to racism and police brutality. And the area economy is in “the most severe recession in with regards to a century,” said the Organization for Financial Cooperation and Constructing.

On this unsure local weather, hypothesis nonetheless means that Samsung will war by with an unveiling, though the company declined to comment on the rumor.

What’s much less obvious is how the Galaxy Picture 20 will most definitely be obtained — both as a instrument and as a bigger-priced cell telephone in these rocky instances. The Picture line is properly established as Samsung’s sign for energy customers, but the real fact of the realm is that cell telephone sales are in decline as a results of COVID-19, while the severity of the global recession continue to climb.

Be taught on for the waste Galaxy Picture 20 rumors, together with all of the specs we now fill heard of or mediate we know. This memoir is updated veritably, so confirm attend for the most up-to-date rumors.


Might perchance furthermore this be Samsung’s Galaxy Picture 20 for August? This render became primarily based mostly totally on most modern rumors. 

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Unusual specs leaks: Galaxy Picture 20 Extremely is precise?

Twitter leaker Ice Universe dropped some spec vital factors June 18 for the variant that would possibly very properly be identified because the Galaxy Picture 20 Extremely. Whereas the characterize is of the Picture 10 Plus and no longer the suspected Extremely as some stores (together with this one) within the starting place apart reported, it’s expected that the variant would possibly fill two curved displays, train-thin bezels to liberate maximum camouflage condominium and a relatively thinner physique total in comparison to the Galaxy Picture 10 Plus.

Galaxy Picture20 Extremely:
Evolution version Picture10+
Snapdragon 865+
QHD+120Hz will most definitely be grew to become on on the same time
LTPO level to
Unusual camera characteristic
Unusual SPen and aspects

— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) June 19, 2020

In step with the most up-to-date files, Picture20 Extremely compares to Picture10+:
The bezel on each and both sides are narrowed by 0.29mm.
The forehead and chin together narrowed a complete of 0.4mm.
The hole diameter is reduced by 1mm.
The thickness of the fuselage is reduced by 0.3mm.

— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) June 19, 2020

Confirmed: Samsung admitted the ‘Galaxy Picture 20’ exists

Without revealing the instrument title, Samsung launched in April that the company is making but every other Picture cell telephone. What we don’t formally know… is all the pieces else. The corporate hasn’t launched the title — we’re going with Galaxy Picture 20 listed right here — trace, announcement date, camera configuration or any original stylus tricks.

Aug. 5 initiating date and Aug. 20 sale date

Will the coronavirus postpone Samsung’s initiating of the Galaxy Picture 20? No longer in accordance with the most up-to-date rumor, which suggests Samsung will strive to salvage what’s left of the twelve months by pushing ahead with its plans.

Phones for the Samsung virtual Unpacked occasion:

Tournament August Fifth – my supply
(corroborating @UniverseIce)

Picture 20
Fold 2
ZFlip 5G

Units will initiating on August 20th

— Jon Prosser (@jon_prosser) June 9, 2020

If Samsung follows its historical pattern and unveils the Galaxy Picture 20 family in August, its Unpacked occasion is lumber to be virtual, given loads of states of lockdown in most international locations. A Korea Herald story suggests the same (by Google Translate). Opponents like Apple, Huawei and OnePlus fill furthermore hosted their cell telephone launches on-line as a result of pandemic.  

The annual August unveiling of with regards to each and each Picture cell telephone is strategic, timed to predate Apple’s fall iPhone initiating and region Samsung up for the vacation jog. It’s rumored that Apple would possibly postpone its iPhone 12 sales initiating as lifeless as October as a results of the coronavirus.

Unusual phones: Picture 20, 20 Plus, Picture 20 Extremely?

Closing twelve months, Samsung unleashed the Galaxy Picture 10 and Picture 10 Plus. It would possibly perchance be abnormal no longer to peer two original Notes this twelve months. Heaps of rumors make stronger the expectation of a Picture 20, Picture 20 Plus and Picture 20 Extremely. 

Up till Ice Universe’s tweets (above), it wasn’t obvious if there would be a Picture 20 Extremely at some point soon as properly, to reflect the Galaxy S20 Extremely. Some rumors promoted it, while others backed away. As an instance, an unknown instrument some mediate will initiating alongside the Galaxy Picture 20 phones would possibly the truth is be the Galaxy Fold 2, in accordance with an earlier TechRadar put up, citing a tweet from level to analyst Ross Young that is now unavailable. Rumors urged that the Galaxy Picture 20 Extremely would be a whopper, with a camouflage over 7 inches on the diagonal. 

Right here are some that you would also imagine Picture 20 camouflage sizes, with vital factors from Pigtou, Phone Area and Ice Universe, citing extra tweets from Young which are no longer any longer on hand (SamMobile posted the textual snarl material right here):

  • Galaxy Picture 20: 6.4 to 6.7 inches (From Young: 6.42 inches tall, 2,345×1,084-pixel resolution)
  • Galaxy Picture 20 Plus: 6.9 inches (From Pigtou: 165 millimeters tall, 77.2mm wide and 7.6mm thick)
  • Galaxy Picture 20 Extremely: Over 7 inches (QHD+ camouflage and 120Hz chance will most definitely be on on the same time.)

Samsung is rumored to be engaged on an below-the-camouflage front-coping with camera. Some mediate the Galaxy Picture 20 would possibly very properly be the first cell telephone to make exercise of it. On the different hand, presumably no longer.

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Ultrafast 120Hz camouflage would possibly build extra battery than the S20 Extremely

If the high-waste Galaxy S20 phones obtained a 120Hz camouflage, it’s miles a sensible bet that the Picture 20 phones would possibly fill it, too. Phones with high camouflage refresh rates are a vogue within the top fee market. Any camouflage with an chance to refresh each and each pixel extra on the total than the neatly-liked 60Hz (60 instances a second) promises liquid-subtle scrolling and gameplay.

Frequent cell telephone leaker Ice Universe suggests a extra “stunning-tuned” version of the characteristic. Danish blog Galaxy Club goes a bit deeper, suggesting that the update will exercise 15% to 20% much less energy than the Galaxy S20 Extremely, a cell telephone whose overview unit guzzled battery in 120Hz mode relatively than sipped it. Right here’s extra files in regards to the battery-saving 120Hz level to take dangle of-how, called LTPO.

The Galaxy Picture20 will exercise a extra stunning-tuned 120Hz refresh fee know-how.

— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) February 4, 2020

5G Galaxy Picture 20 is practically a given 

We scarcely desire a rumor to the truth is feel obvious that the Galaxy Picture 20 line will make stronger 5G speeds. The Galaxy S20 phones attain, with a caveat. There are some variants of the neatly-liked S20 which are 4G LTE-exclusively in obvious areas, like Australia. 

It’s going to also very properly be that some carriers in some areas will furthermore promote a 4G LTE version of the neatly-liked Galaxy Picture 20, such as if the dwelling is peaceable constructing out its 5G networks, or if the carrier prefers a much less expensive 4G version for its portfolio. Globally, we strongly suspect these will most definitely be identified and marketed as 5G devices.

Right here’s where US 5G plans stand now, and tips about plot end the exclusively 5G carrier for you.

Closing twelve months’s cell telephone became the Galaxy Picture 10. Why is that this the Picture 20?

Precedent is as exact a motive as any to fetch that the Picture 20 is what Samsung’s calling this cell telephone — exact stare upon the Galaxy S20 line. That said, precedent would furthermore suggest we would gaze the Galaxy S11 and Picture 11. Samsung shook up its naming convention to align with the twelve months. By that token, we would possibly query the Galaxy S21 and Picture 21 in 2021. I will no longer ceaselessly now stay unsleeping for the Samsung Galaxy Picture 32!

It’s going to gaze exact just like the Galaxy S20, exclusively squarer and with a stylus

The suggestion that the Picture 20 would possibly gaze loads just like the Galaxy S20 — but with squared-off edges and the S Pen stylus — pops up every other time and each other time, and echoes Samsung’s pattern for plenty of cycles. Right here’s why. The Picture sequence builds off the Galaxy S. If the S20 Extremely has four rear cameras, the fanciest Picture 20 will match it or top it. 

At instances, Samsung has obsolete the Picture to introduce an very highest bigger-shelf hardware or instrument characteristic, which helps differentiate it from the “extra approachable” Galaxy S and furthermore helps elaborate the original Picture’s bigger trace.

Frequent Twitter leaker Max Weinbach build it bluntly, “Typically all the pieces is the same.”

Picture 20 cameras: 100x ‘condominium’ zoom or no?

Now we attain to one of my well-liked cell telephone matters: camera specs. Will the Galaxy Picture 20 sequence fill 100x zoom or no longer? The approach to this question has an exciting edge to it. Samsung proudly launched the Galaxy S20 Extremely’s 100x AI-assisted zoom called Place Zoom, a weird asset among the many S20 fluctuate and one of the aspects supposed to elaborate the cell telephone’s stratospheric trace. 

If Samsung would now not consist of Place Zoom, as Twitter leakers Ice Universe and Sleepy Kuma seem to indicate (by the Korea Joongang Day-to-day), it’s going to also very properly be learn as a uncommon admission of defeat on Samsung’s waste that its marquee characteristic didn’t hit the magnificent notes. 

It fill to be eminent that most of the rumor-fueled characterize renders and supposed leaks of case designs level to sq. cutouts for sizable camera bumps the same to these on the Galaxy S20 fluctuate.

So what cameras would possibly we gaze? In step with the Korea Joongang Day-to-day and Ice Universe (by Weibo chat app):

  • Galaxy Picture 20: 12-megapixel wide-attitude (vital), 64-megapixel telephoto, 12-megapixel ultrawide-attitude
  • Galaxy Picture 20 Plus: 108-megapixel (vital), 12-megapixel telephoto, 12-megapixel ultrawide-attitude. 50x zoom. Laser focal level would possibly attend stunning-tune focal level in end-up shots (a area for the Galaxy S20 phones).

Winebach furthermore concurs that the Picture 20 Plus would possibly fill a 108-megapixel sensor.

Right here’s a fun one. Right here’s a mildew for an inlay for the unswerving Samsung Galaxy Picture 11 (Plus) LED Watch Duvet. (Ignore the markings and the verbalize ratio primarily is a bit off, too).

— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) March 31, 2020

What in regards to the front-coping with camera?

A juicy rumor goes round that the Galaxy Picture 20 would possibly exercise Samsung’s first-ever camera that sits beneath the level to. If correct, it formula that the sensor wouldn’t be viewed extra on the total than no longer. It would possibly perchance be that you would exclusively “gaze” the sensor when the exercise of an app that works with the camera, for instance, to camouflage where to gaze if you is prone to be taking a selfie or video chatting.

Samsung will initiating an below level to camera cell telephone subsequent twelve months!
no longer S11, no longer Fold 2

— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) October 17, 2019

Galaxy Picture 20’s battery, processor, storage dimension, RAM

We fill compiled some that you would also imagine specs primarily based mostly totally on loads of rumors, together with from ZDNet Korea, Phone Area and Galaxy Club.

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, Samsung Exynos 990 or Exynos 992
  • Internal storage: 128GB or 256GB
  • RAM: 8GB, 12GB, 16GB
  • Battery: Picture 20: 4,000mAh. Picture 20 Plus: 4,500mAh

Android 10 for now, Android 11 to note

We don’t even desire a rumor to take dangle of that the Galaxy Picture 20 will attain with Android 10 to initiating up with and upgrade to Android 11. That is attributable to Android 11 is in beta and is never undoubtedly ready for prime time. 

We’re mad to expose you further about Android 11, but now would possibly be no longer the time to fill an even time. We’re postponing the June third occasion and beta initiating. We’ll be attend with extra on Android 11, rapidly.

— Android Builders (@AndroidDev) Might perchance furthermore 30, 2020

Moreover, Google postponed its virtual occasion for June 3 primarily based mostly totally on the protests that started sweeping the US on Might perchance furthermore 26. The instrument big supposed to construct Android 11 beta on hand to all Android customers, no longer exact to developers because it’s now — a vital step sooner than releasing the relaxation instrument update. 

It’s totally that you would also imagine that Android 11 will most definitely be ready or largely ready for carriers, but Samsung, which uses a advanced instrument layer over the Android infamous, on the total desires additional time than loads of cell telephone producers to totally take a look at and initiating original Android versions.


This unofficial render imagines what the Picture 20 would possibly gaze like with a red stylus and blue-to-red gradient operate on the attend.


Ticket: How mighty would possibly the Galaxy Picture 20 phones trace?

Galaxy Picture phones are no longer for the finances buyer. Or no longer decrease than that is how the lineup has been since its early days. I would possibly well query the Picture 20 and Picture 20 Plus to largely note remaining twelve months’s pricing structure.

Galaxy Picture 10 vs Picture 10 Plus prices

Galaxy Picture 10 Galaxy Picture 10 Plus
Ticket off-contract (USD) $949 $1,099
Ticket (GBP) £899 £999
Ticket (AUD) AU$1,499 AU$1,699

For context, two things changed within the relaxation twelve months to construct the Picture sequence extra cheap and, Samsung undoubtedly hopes, extra approachable, too. 

The vital verbalize that took position became the neatly-liked Picture 10 started at a extra approachable $950, down from the $1,000 starting trace of the Picture 9. (Within the intervening time, the Picture 10 Plus debuted at $1,100.) Samsung didn’t give the Picture 10 quite as many extras because the Plus, but the sub-$1,000 trace made it a bigger trace total. 

Samsung’s second resolution became to command the Galaxy Picture 10 Lite in January. Never supposed for the US market, the cell telephone nonetheless struck me as vital, suggesting that Samsung would possibly very properly be willing to switch one or two “rules.”

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All the things there’s to take dangle of in regards to the Galaxy Picture 20

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At the time, I said, “Samsung’s impulse to electrify a ‘Lite’ Picture entirely reverses all the pieces the Picture has attain to stand for because the sign’s exclusively of the exclusively. In making a much less expensive, extra neatly-liked Picture, Samsung is furthermore democratizing the Picture’s most decided and enduring characteristic: the digital stylus.”

Does that mean Samsung will shock us with a Galaxy Picture 20 Lite? Doubtlessly no longer at this occasion. But it undoubtedly does mean there’s a chance the neatly-liked Picture 20 would possibly trace magnificent round $950 every other time. On the different hand, with the addition of 5G, which tends to force costs up, the Picture 20’s remaining trace is peaceable unsure.