What model of Galaxy S20 is the best?

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series were some of the best phones released in 2020 and are still fan-favourite Android phones for those looking for an affordable device. But out of the four Samsung S20 models available, which one is the best? Here's our Samsung S20 comparison guide to help you decide!

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Galaxy S20 5G

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is Samsung's flagship S20 model, offering a 6.2-inch Infinity-O Display with Gorilla Glass 3. The S20's dimensions are 151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9mm and the model weighs approximately 163g.

In terms of camera abilities, you'll find a 10MP selfie camera on the front of the S20 and a triple camera system on the rear. The main lens is 12MP, the telephoto lens is 64MP with 3x optical zoom and the ultra-wide lens is 12MP.

If you want to know which S20 is best for battery life, you'll want to look at the size of the batteries. The S20 5G has a 4,000 mAh battery, so it's definitely not the worst, but it's also nothing spectacular either.

While the Samsung S20 phone is 5G compatible, there are different types of 5G and not every 5G phone is compatible with them all. The S20 5G is compatible with sub-6.

Along with 5G compatibility, you'll get 12GB of RAM and a selection of colours such as Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud Pink, and Cloud White. The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G runs on the Exynos 990 system-on-chip (in the UK, anyway), which is the same chip used throughout the entire Samsung S20 range.

Galaxy S20 Fan Edition

If you've browsed the Samsung S20 models, you've probably come across the Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (often shortened to FE) – but what does that even mean? The Galaxy S20 FE is a slightly more affordable version of the standard S20 model, as it only offers what Samsung considers to be the most important elements of the S20.

You'll get a 6.5-inch Infinity-O display and a generous 4,500 mAh battery. The S20 FE has a height of 159.8mm, a width of 74.5mm, a depth of 8.4mm, and a weight of 190g. It has a 32MP selfie camera and three cameras on its back: a 12MP main lens, an 8MP telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom, and a 12MP ultra-wide lens.

The Galaxy S20 FE offers a huge range of colour choices including Cloud Navy, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Red, Cloud Orange and Cloud White. On the 128GB model, you'll get 6GB of RAM, while the 256GB model has 8GB of RAM.

If you're looking to use 5G, you'll be glad to know that the S20 FE is compatible with sub-6. You'll also find the same Exynos 990 system-on-chip on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE as the rest of the Samsung S20 models.

S20 Plus 5G

For those wanting a larger screen, the S20 Plus 5G is a great choice. This model has a 6.7-inch Infinity-O Display with Gorilla Glass 3 and is available in Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, and Cloud Blue.

The dimensions of the S20 Plus 5G are 161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8mm and the model weighs 188g, so it's something to consider if you like your phone to be on the lighter side. Along with being a bigger device, the S20 Plus 5G has a 4,500 mAh battery and 12GB of RAM.

You'll find a 10MP selfie shooter on the front of the device and an impressive set of four cameras on the back. The main lens is 12MP, the telephoto lens is 64MP and has 3x optical zoom, the ultra-wide lens is 12MP, and it has a Time of Flight sensor.

5G users will be impressed by the S20 Plus 5G, as it's compatible with two types of 5G: mmWave and sub-6. The model also runs using the standard Exynos 990 system-on-chip.

S20 Ultra 5G

Wondering which phone out of the Samsung S20 models is the most luxurious? The S20 Ultra 5G is the premium model in the Samsung S20 range, and for good reason!

You'll get an upgraded 40MP selfie camera and four cameras on the rear of the device: a 108MP main lens, a 48MP telephoto lens with 10x optical zoom, a 12MP ultra-wide lens and a Time of Flight sensor.

Surprisingly, the S20 Ultra 5G is the largest phone out of the S20 series, with a 6.9-inch Infinity-O Display with Gorilla Glass 3. Its dimensions are 166.9 x 76 x 8.8mm and it weighs a hefty 220g. The S20 Ultra 5G also has the largest battery of the bunch, at 5,000 mAh.

You can find the S20 Ultra 5G in Cosmic Grey and Cosmic Black colours and can opt for either the 128GB model which has 12GB of RAM or the 512GB model which has 16GB of RAM.

The S20 Ultra 5G runs using the Exynos 990 system-on-chip and is compatible with both mmWave and sub-6 5G.

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