Samsung has launched their latest smartphone under the “M series” which is an online only smartphone to take on the highly competitive mid-range segment with many competitive smartphones. There were two devices launched under M series – Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20. While the Galaxy M10 is a budget segment smartphone the M20 is a mid-range smartphone with some competitive specifications like 6.3-inch Full HD+ Infinity V display, 5000mAh battery which supports Fast charging (15W fast charger bundled in the box). Let us look at the specifications of the Galaxy M20 and some of the most common doubts and the pros and cons of the device and how it compares to other devices in the price range.
Samsung Galaxy M20 Specifications:
- Display: 6.22-inch (1520 × 720 pixels) HD+ 19.5:9 TFT display
- Processor: Octa-Core Exynos 7870 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU
- RAM and Storage: 2GB RAM with 16GB storage / 3GB RAM with 32GB Storage, expandable up to 512GB via micro SD card
- Camera: 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture, 5MP ultra-wide angle camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 5MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Dual SIM, Face Unlock, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo) with Samsung Experience 9.5
- Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
- Battery: 3430mAh battery
Samsung Galaxy M20 Frequently Asked Questions:
Some of the most common questions asked regarding mid-range smartphones by Samsung are about the presence of Sensors, processor and the OS. So let us look into those in the beginning.
Are all Sensors present in Galaxy M20?
Yes, all sensors are present in Galaxy M20 like accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyroscope and a Fingeprint sensor.
How is the performance of Galaxy M20?
It is powered by an Octa-core 1.8GHz Exynos 7904 processor with Mali G-71 GPU.
How is the display in Samsung Galaxy M20 and is it and AMOLED display?
The Galaxy M20 comes with a 6.3-inch TFT display (Not an AMOLED) with FHD+ resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. It comes with a drop notch sporting the camera and has a small chin at the bottom. The Color reproduction and brightness are quite good at initial usage, can talk more after using it for a couple of days.
Does Galaxy M20 come with Gorilla Glass Protection for the Display?
No, it does not come with Gorilla Class protection but, Asahi glass dragon trail pro protection on top of the display.
How is the Camera and its Specifications in Galaxy M20?
It comes with Dual rear facing 13MP with f/1.9 aperture with 1.12-micro pixel size primary camera along with a 5MP 120degree wide angle secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture. The front camera is an 8MP f/2.0 aperture shooter. It comes with Live focus mode, HDR, AR stickers and Pro mode. The front camera also comes with Live Focus, Stickers and Beauty modes.
What is the Resolution you can record in Galaxy M20?
You can record videos up to 1080p, you cannot record 4K videos in it.
What is the processor and how is the performance in Galaxy M20?
It comes with octa-core Exynos 7904 processor clocked at 1.8GHz and coupled with Mali-G71 GPU. It is comparable to Snapdragon 660 GPU.
What are the RAM and Storage options available in Galaxy M20?
It comes in 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM variants with 32GB and 64GB storage options available.
Can you expand internal storage space in Galaxy M20?
Yes, you can expand internal storage using a dedicated microSD card slot upto 512GB.
What OS does Galaxy M20 run on?
It comes with Android Oreo 8.1 OS out of the box with Samsung experience UI on top.
Will it be upgraded to Android 9 Pie OS?
Yes, Samsung has mentioned that Galaxy M20 will be updated to Android 9.0 Pie OS.
What is the battery capacity in Galaxy M20?
It comes with a 5,000 mAh battery and supports fast charging, the fast charging adapter is provided in the box. The company claims that you can get a full charge in 150 minutes.
Pricing and Availability of Samsung Galaxy M20:
What is the price of Samsung Galaxy M20 in India?
- 3GB RAM + 32GB Storage – Rs. 10,990
- 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage – Rs. 12,990
Is the Galaxy M20 available in Offline shops?
No, it is an online exclusive product and is available on Amazon.in and Samsung online store starting from February 5th 2019.
What are the colors available in Galaxy M20?
It is available in Denim Blue and Charcoal Black colors.
What the Competitors to Samsung Galaxy M20?
It will compete with the likes of Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 6 Pro, Honor 8X etc.