Samsung unveils Note 20, Note 20 Ultra, Tab S7, S7+, Watch 3, Buds Live and Z Fold2
A series of launches with Samsung set the benchmark for 2020 devices
Since the first Samsung Galaxy Note was released in 2011, Samsung’s flagship has become the benchmark for high-end devices every year – a definite comparison to any first-edition iPhone.
When an update for the iPhone 12 and related gadgets is released later this year, likely in September or October, Apple will without exception have to face whatever Samsung brings to market today:
Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Watch 3, Galaxy Buds Live, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 +.
They represent Samsung’s answer to an upcoming version of the iPhone 12, Apple Watch, EarPod, or iPad (Apple doesn’t currently have a foldable device).
The Note 20 Ultra, designed for the premium flagship line of Android devices, comes with 5G as standard. Far, it’s likely that flagship owners will likely keep their phones for a few years, making the point of 5G available in many markets.
The Note 20 Ultra comes with three cameras on the back. It includes a 108-megapixel main sensor with a 12-megapixel camera on the back that can record 8K video, a 12-megapixel periscope lens with 5x optical zoom, and bright aperture of f / 3.0 and 50- times “room magnification” and a 120-degree ultra-wide-angle with 12 sensors. megapixels.
The 6.9-inch Note 20 Ultra, Samsung’s highest offering right now, has a higher refresh rate screen than the 6.7-inch Note 20. It also has an improved version of Gorilla Glass with the latest Victus – Glass which, according to Corning, can withstand drops of up to two meters and is twice as scratch resistant as its predecessor.
The Note 20 has a lower resolution at FHD + (2,400 x 1,080). The Infinity-O display on both phones looks stunning and features one of the best implementations of a rugged selfie camera to date.
The Note 20 Ultra has a dynamic 2x AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440p + which can display 1500 nits. This makes it one of the brightest displays to date. This screen can handle 120 Hz, the Note 20 cannot, although 120 Hz mode is only available with FHD + resolution.
Both the Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra can record in 8K.
While the Note 20 is equipped with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM, the Note 20 Ultra has 12GB. Both phones have an IP68 protection class.
The S-Pen has been updated to provide roughly five times less latency and better motion control.
While the Note 20 costs $ 999, the Note 20 Ultra costs $ 1299. Both will include the latest Snapdragon 865+ SOC processor or the Samsung Exynos 990 SOC depending on the market.
Galaxy Watch 3 gets an upgrade: It’s now thinner and lighter and at the same time has a bigger screen. However, this results in lower battery life compared to Watch 2. However, Watch 3 now looks more modern. Galaxy Watch 3 can measure blood oxygen, blood pressure, and even electrocardiogram values (in selected markets) and has drop detection features and an emergency SOS function.
Galaxy Buds Live 12mm drivers and a bass channel offer active noise cancellation, low sound latency, and up to six hours of playback on a full charge. The three built-in microphones promise exemplary call quality. There’s also Spotify integration. At $ 169.99, this significantly cuts the price of Apple’s corresponding Airpods Pro.
The 12.4-inch S7 + tab has a 120Hz AMOLED display and comes with the new, improved S-Pen. This area operates on the Snapdragon 865+ chipset and has improved the integration of Microsoft Office and four AKG speakers.
Galaxy Z Fold2 is not fully revealed yet, but some details have been revealed: the internal screen is bigger than the previous version which is 7.6 “, and the glass is upgraded to” Ultra-Thin Glass “with better image quality. More details about this will be announced at 1. September.
The Note 20 series is expected to go on sale on August 21.