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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra review

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
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Our Verdict

The Samsung windows p key not working Galaxy S20 Ultra goes big windows p key not working in every windows p key not working way imaginable, windows p key not working with 108MP photos, windows p key not working a 100x camera windows p key not working zoom, 40MP selfies, and a 6.9-inch 120Hz windows p key not working display. With over-the-top internal specs windows p key not working on a par with laptops, you'll pay windows p key not working more for windows p key not working this phone than any windows p key not working non-foldable phone windows p key not working before it, windows p key not working but that's not surprising – what is windows p key not working surprising are windows p key not working some of the bugs windows p key not working we've encountered that keep the Ultra windows p key not working from reaching its windows p key not working full windows p key not working potential.

For

  • Impressive camera zoom range
  • Samsung’s best display yet
  • Fast 5G speeds confirmed

Against

  • Camera quality is inconsistent
  • Price is a new kind of ridiculous
  • You’re going to need a bigger hand

Update: We went back and windows p key not working tested the Samsung Galaxy windows p key not working S20 windows p key not working Ultra with windows p key not working its much-needed windows p key not working post-launch camera update. The new software windows p key not working helps, but windows p key not working doesn't completely windows p key not working fix the autofocus and overexposure woes windows p key not working we experienced in March. On top of windows p key not working that, windows p key not working the S20 and S20 Plus windows p key not working took better photos.

Two-minute review

The Galaxy windows p key not working S20 windows p key not working Ultra windows p key not working is Samsung’s biggest Android phone, windows p key not working and its most daring sales pitch: you windows p key not working can own windows p key not working the world’s most windows p key not working advanced 5G phone with windows p key not working massive camera specs... windows p key not working if you’re prepared windows p key not working to spend more windows p key not working money than ever on windows p key not working a non-foldable smartphone.

The Ultra is windows p key not working designed for windows p key not working early adopters, windows p key not working and three things stand out: windows p key not working it has a massive windows p key not working 6.9-inch display windows p key not working with next-gen fluid-scrolling windows p key not working tech windows p key not working that windows p key not working will stretch your windows p key not working hand; windows p key not working five cameras windows p key not working to windows p key not working capture 108MP photos, windows p key not working 40MP windows p key not working selfies and 8K windows p key not working video, and 5G antennas with peak speeds windows p key not working 66 times windows p key not working as fast as 4G LTE. 

It's a nice windows p key not working jump from the Galaxy S10 windows p key not working and S10 windows p key not working Plus cameras, although issues with inconsistent autofocus windows p key not working and overexposure windows p key not working keep the Ultra from being the windows p key not working best camera phone. Even with a windows p key not working camera software update, we windows p key not working still find the Galaxy S20 windows p key not working and S20 Plus to be windows p key not working better in most windows p key not working non-zoom scenarios.

The windows p key not working cameras specs do shine for windows p key not working far-off subjects. windows p key not working The 48MP telephoto windows p key not working lens allowed us to get up close and windows p key not working personal thanks windows p key not working to an windows p key not working impressive variety of windows p key not working zoom lenses. It far windows p key not working surpasses the 2x windows p key not working optical and 10x digital zoom windows p key not working of previous Samsung phones, windows p key not working and the limited 8x digital zoom on the windows p key not working Google Pixel windows p key not working 4 windows p key not working – windows p key not working although 100x zoom windows p key not working snaps were windows p key not working hardly Instagram-worthy, 30x zoom windows p key not working looked fine on a windows p key not working tripod.

Samsung's windows p key not working 'single-take mode' windows p key not working helps you answer an windows p key not working everyday question: should I take photos windows p key not working or windows p key not working a video? 

Take both. Its windows p key not working new ‘single-take windows p key not working mode’ windows p key not working captures windows p key not working a variety of windows p key not working shots over a 10-second windows p key not working span: photos, ultra-wides, portraits, hyperlapse windows p key not working video, regular windows p key not working video, and so windows p key not working on. It kept windows p key not working us out of windows p key not working the settings menus and in the moment, windows p key not working plus you windows p key not working can also clip 33MP windows p key not working photos from video, which windows p key not working proved handy.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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The S20 windows p key not working Ultra has windows p key not working a windows p key not working monster spec list: windows p key not working 12GB or 16GB of RAM and 128GB windows p key not working or 512GB of internal storage kick things windows p key not working off. 

There’s also a huge 5,000mAh battery for windows p key not working pulling down battery-intensive 5G signal, windows p key not working although we found windows p key not working it could only windows p key not working last more than windows p key not working 24 hours in 4G windows p key not working mode. There in-screen fingerprint sensor from windows p key not working last windows p key not working year’s phones, but it windows p key not working sadly windows p key not working is the windows p key not working first S phone without a windows p key not working 3.5mm headphone jack.

It’s impossible to windows p key not working justify the Galaxy S20 Ultra price windows p key not working for windows p key not working everyone windows p key not working – even those windows p key not working who bought the S9 Plus or S10 windows p key not working Plus, windows p key not working and intended to windows p key not working get the next ‘big one’ from windows p key not working Samsung. 

For windows p key not working others, though, windows p key not working the word ‘upgrade’ means a windows p key not working completely different thing: they want windows p key not working a phone that pushes new boundaries, windows p key not working and they windows p key not working don’t windows p key not working mind if windows p key not working that windows p key not working pushes the price windows p key not working tag windows p key not working further into Galaxy Fold territory. 

The Galaxy windows p key not working S20 windows p key not working Ultra is windows p key not working Samsung’s windows p key not working own windows p key not working version windows p key not working of Tesla’s windows p key not working ‘Ludicrous windows p key not working Mode’ in its electric windows p key not working cars, and windows p key not working even if windows p key not working the windows p key not working camera is windows p key not working a bit overhyped windows p key not working and inconsistent at windows p key not working the windows p key not working moment, early adopters will love windows p key not working showing off windows p key not working how its cameras windows p key not working go windows p key not working from windows p key not working 0.5x to 100x zoom real windows p key not working quick.

Want to windows p key not working find out more windows p key not working about how windows p key not working we found the S20 windows p key not working Ultra? windows p key not working Read on below:

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra release date and price

  • US, Australia release date: March 6; UK release date: March 13
  • 128GB + 12GB of RAM: $1,399 / £1,199 / AU$1,999
  • 512GB + 16GB of RAM: $1,599 / £1,399 / AU$2,249

The Samsung windows p key not working Galaxy S20 Ultra release date windows p key not working was Friday, March 6 in the US and windows p key not working Australia, and March windows p key not working 13 in windows p key not working the UK, windows p key not working alongside the S20 windows p key not working and S20 Plus.

The windows p key not working S20 Ultra costs windows p key not working a staggering windows p key not working $1,399 / £1,199 / AU$1,999, windows p key not working which is more than any windows p key not working non-foldable smartphone we've tested in the windows p key not working past – and that price windows p key not working is just for windows p key not working the version with 128GB of windows p key not working internal storage and windows p key not working 12GB of RAM.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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If you windows p key not working feel like windows p key not working you may need 512GB windows p key not working of windows p key not working onboard storage windows p key not working and a mind-boggling 16GB of RAM, the windows p key not working S20 windows p key not working Ultra price jumps to windows p key not working $1,599 / £1,399 / AU$2,249. windows p key not working Sadly, windows p key not working there's no windows p key not working 256GB version in windows p key not working between, which most people who shoot video windows p key not working may want.

Some windows p key not working good windows p key not working news, though: you’re windows p key not working not going windows p key not working to need to max-out the windows p key not working storage, windows p key not working given our ever-accelerating windows p key not working move to the cloud windows p key not working and the fact windows p key not working that 5G windows p key not working connectivity will allow you windows p key not working to easily pull down remotely windows p key not working stored windows p key not working data. Plus, all models of windows p key not working the S20 have a windows p key not working microSD windows p key not working slot windows p key not working for expanding the storage by up to 1TB windows p key not working in case you do windows p key not working hit windows p key not working the built-in capacity.

Screen and overall size

  • 6.9-inch AMOLED display with fluid-looking 120Hz refresh rate
  • 120Hz option only works at Full HD+ to save battery life
  • This is a tall phone, though not as wide as the 6.8-inch Note 10 Plus

Samsung’s 6.9-inch windows p key not working display will windows p key not working push the boundaries of your fingers’ windows p key not working reach and your thumb’s dexterity, yet windows p key not working it won’t feel windows p key not working much bigger than the S10 Plus – windows p key not working its width is actually a tad smaller windows p key not working than the 6.8-inch Note 10 windows p key not working Plus and 6.7-inch windows p key not working Galaxy S10 windows p key not working 5G.

It’s just that the Galaxy S20 windows p key not working Ultra is noticeably taller, not windows p key not working wider, expanding to windows p key not working a 20:9 aspect windows p key not working ratio. You can still windows p key not working grip it with one hand, windows p key not working and shove it in a deep-enough windows p key not working jeans pocket – windows p key not working just know that windows p key not working you’ll have windows p key not working to operate it windows p key not working with two hands to comfortably touch windows p key not working all windows p key not working corners windows p key not working of the display. It’s big; just windows p key not working not as big as its windows p key not working 6.9-inch screen suggests.

We found windows p key not working the windows p key not working Super AMOLED display windows p key not working to be bright and windows p key not working pixel-dense at its 3200 x 1440 QHD resolution, windows p key not working yet also windows p key not working look perfectly fine at the windows p key not working default Full HD+ resolution. The lower windows p key not working resolution saves battery life windows p key not working and – spoiler – it’s windows p key not working the only resolution at which windows p key not working you can experience the 120Hz windows p key not working screen refresh rate; windows p key not working that’s not QuadHD-compatible yet.

That's okay – we tended to favor windows p key not working Full windows p key not working HD+ with windows p key not working 120Hz windows p key not working turned on rather than dialing the windows p key not working refresh rate windows p key not working back down to windows p key not working 60Hz. windows p key not working Samsung matches windows p key not working pure gaming windows p key not working phones windows p key not working like the Asus windows p key not working ROG Phone windows p key not working 2 and Razer windows p key not working Phone 2 with this refresh windows p key not working rate, and windows p key not working the screen fluidity makes playing windows p key not working fast-paced games, windows p key not working and even windows p key not working just scrolling through Instagram, windows p key not working feel nicer.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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We windows p key not working appreciate that Samsung found windows p key not working a way to make a windows p key not working smaller punch-hole for its front-facing camera in the windows p key not working top-center of the screen, windows p key not working and selfies actually windows p key not working look windows p key not working better than windows p key not working before – and say goodbye to that windows p key not working wide dual-lens windows p key not working selfie camera from the S10 Plus, as windows p key not working there’s only one camera windows p key not working embedded in windows p key not working this display. 

Software handled the depth windows p key not working detection fine, which casts doubt on windows p key not working why windows p key not working you windows p key not working need windows p key not working a depth camera on windows p key not working the windows p key not working back of windows p key not working the Ultra and the Plus.

We were windows p key not working consistently wowed by windows p key not working the Ultra's screen-to-body ratio, brightness levels and windows p key not working support windows p key not working of windows p key not working display windows p key not working standards such as HDR10+, windows p key not working offsetting our often cumbersome windows p key not working handling of this massive windows p key not working phone. windows p key not working It's windows p key not working worth it if windows p key not working you want today's best windows p key not working smartphone display, windows p key not working and aren't windows p key not working secretly wishing that the rumored windows p key not working iPhone 9 ushers windows p key not working in iPhone SE era sizes.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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Design

  • You get just two Ultra colors: Cosmic Gray and Cosmic Black
  • Less screen curve, but accidental touches persist
  • The camera bump and 1mm of extra girth aren't a bother
The Samsung Galaxy S20 windows p key not working Ultra is made of glass and windows p key not working aluminum – windows p key not working there’s windows p key not working no ceramic version windows p key not working this year – windows p key not working and comes in just windows p key not working two colors: Cosmic Gray windows p key not working and Cosmic Black. The Cloud Blue color windows p key not working is exclusive to the windows p key not working S20 windows p key not working and S20 Plus, windows p key not working while Cloud windows p key not working Pink is an option with the windows p key not working smaller S20 size, which is windows p key not working a shame windows p key not working for Ultra owners who windows p key not working want some extra flash.

There’s windows p key not working still a windows p key not working curve on windows p key not working the right windows p key not working and left edges of the windows p key not working screens, though it’s much less windows p key not working pronounced windows p key not working compared to windows p key not working past S windows p key not working phones. Sadly, windows p key not working that doesn't windows p key not working mean windows p key not working fewer windows p key not working accidental presses windows p key not working of windows p key not working the nearly bezel-less screen windows p key not working – Samsung still doesn't windows p key not working have excellent palm rejection windows p key not working software, so windows p key not working when we touched the edges with our windows p key not working grip and tried to press windows p key not working the windows p key not working shutter button in windows p key not working the camera app, the phone constantly thought windows p key not working we were trying to activate windows p key not working multi-touch windows p key not working and windows p key not working zoom in, windows p key not working instead of windows p key not working performing single windows p key not working press of a button. Palm creep windows p key not working is very real windows p key not working on this phone.

We’ve talked about the windows p key not working tall-not-wide dimensions windows p key not working (166.9mm x 76mm), windows p key not working so windows p key not working now let’s talk windows p key not working about windows p key not working the girth and weight. windows p key not working At 8.8mm, windows p key not working the Ultra is windows p key not working noticeably windows p key not working thicker than the other windows p key not working S20 phones and all of the windows p key not working S10 windows p key not working phones (those windows p key not working range from windows p key not working 7.8mm to windows p key not working 7.9mm), and it windows p key not working has a sizable rear camera bump windows p key not working on top of that. Both are windows p key not working completely windows p key not working okay with us.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

The Galaxy S20 Plus next to the S20 Ultra (Image credit: Future)

It’s also windows p key not working heavier at 220g (roughly windows p key not working in between the S10 Plus at windows p key not working 175g and windows p key not working the Galaxy windows p key not working Fold windows p key not working at 276g). But again, to windows p key not working us, this is a completely favorable windows p key not working trade-off windows p key not working given the fast windows p key not working 5G mmWave technology, 108MP windows p key not working camera, and 5,000mAh battery windows p key not working that are packed into this windows p key not working cutting-edge smartphone.

Too windows p key not working many times, camera team leads from various windows p key not working phone makers windows p key not working have told TechRadar “we would’ve windows p key not working fit in windows p key not working a windows p key not working better camera, but the design team won” – windows p key not working that’s a direct windows p key not working quote windows p key not working from one windows p key not working of them. 

The Galaxy S20 Ultra, windows p key not working thankfully, doesn’t sacrifice camera quality in order windows p key not working to look extra windows p key not working chic. windows p key not working It’s big, but it windows p key not working looks stylish enough windows p key not working – and more people will windows p key not working see your glorious windows p key not working 108MP photos than your windows p key not working phone anyway.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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Five cameras

  • 108MP main camera lets you crop into photos while minimizing quality loss
  • Most 108MP shots we took ended up having autofocus and overexposure issues
  • The 100x zoom is a neat party trick, but not Instagram-worthy; 10x is where the magic happens
  • The is the best selfie camera, but not the best camera – at least not with the current software
Update: As promised, windows p key not working we went windows p key not working back windows p key not working are thoroughly windows p key not working tested this phone's camera with windows p key not working the newest software following windows p key not working our windows p key not working initial in-depth windows p key not working Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera test. There windows p key not working are changes, windows p key not working but they didn't move windows p key not working the windows p key not working needle enough to change windows p key not working our review windows p key not working verdict.

We could windows p key not working write a whole windows p key not working review of the Samsung Galaxy windows p key not working S20 windows p key not working Ultra’s windows p key not working cameras, windows p key not working there’s windows p key not working so much windows p key not working to say about them – windows p key not working and that’s good news if you want windows p key not working something fresh out of your windows p key not working smartphone’s photos, but windows p key not working bad news if you windows p key not working want the best windows p key not working photos with every snap. 

It’s Samsung’s biggest camera sensor upgrade since the windows p key not working Galaxy S7 windows p key not working and windows p key not working S7 Edge, yet we found windows p key not working the windows p key not working hyped-up 108MP camera mode captures windows p key not working photos that don't windows p key not working look much different than snaps taken windows p key not working in the main camera's default 12MP windows p key not working mode. 

However, the the extra-large pictures windows p key not working do offer the ability to windows p key not working crop windows p key not working in without as much windows p key not working quality loss. It windows p key not working makes windows p key not working sense for the same reason recording windows p key not working 8K video is windows p key not working often windows p key not working a good idea even windows p key not working if you don’t own anything more windows p key not working than a 4K TV: you can crop windows p key not working and edit without windows p key not working sacrificing detail. It gives you creative latitude, even windows p key not working if you ultimately output to windows p key not working a 12MP photo and 1080p windows p key not working video.

But windows p key not working Samsung’s 108MP windows p key not working mode has a tendency towards windows p key not working overexposing images windows p key not working while its windows p key not working overaggressive image processing can smooth out faces windows p key not working and textures, and we windows p key not working had difficulty windows p key not working with the windows p key not working autofocus in windows p key not working several windows p key not working of our tests. Another windows p key not working issue: once we snapped good 108MP shots, windows p key not working we had windows p key not working issues with uploading the 20MB files to windows p key not working some social media networks, as windows p key not working they had a 12,000 x 9,000-pixel windows p key not working resolution. Twitter didn't windows p key not working just downsize the pictures, it windows p key not working flat-out rejected them.

That's windows p key not working troubling for windows p key not working such a pricey camera phone. You windows p key not working also lose some windows p key not working features windows p key not working in windows p key not working 108MP mode, including motion photos (fine) and beauty windows p key not working mode (won't miss that), and there seems windows p key not working to be some baseline skin smoothing windows p key not working you windows p key not working can't windows p key not working control (not windows p key not working good).

In windows p key not working the two photos above, taken windows p key not working on the windows p key not working Ultra and windows p key not working an iPhone 11 Pro Max, you can windows p key not working see that the Ultra image is brighter, but windows p key not working to the detriment of the dynamic windows p key not working range – this happened a lot with windows p key not working the photos we tested. You windows p key not working can also see where the windows p key not working phone had trouble focusing. windows p key not working The bokeh is good, windows p key not working though, giving the background some nice windows p key not working blur.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera samples

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – 1x (no zoom)

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera samples

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – 2x zoom

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera samples

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – 4x zoom

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera samples

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – 10x zoom

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera samples

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – 30x zoom

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera samples

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – 100x zoom (max zoom)

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera samples

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra ultra-wide camera – 0.5x zoom

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

How 100x zoom works on the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Image credit: Future)

The 100x digital zoom windows p key not working range of the windows p key not working 48MP telephoto windows p key not working camera is windows p key not working a windows p key not working neat party trick, but windows p key not working never windows p key not working gave us windows p key not working a usable photo. Even on a windows p key not working tripod, we found images windows p key not working taken windows p key not working using the 30x windows p key not working digital zoom windows p key not working looked oversharpened, and not windows p key not working at windows p key not working all great. windows p key not working It's the 10x hybrid windows p key not working optical zoom that appeared most impressive windows p key not working in side-by-side windows p key not working photo comparisons windows p key not working with the iPhone windows p key not working and Pixel.

Where windows p key not working the 108MP camera windows p key not working struggled, the front-facing windows p key not working 40MP camera produced some of windows p key not working the best selfie photos in our windows p key not working tests. windows p key not working There windows p key not working were few windows p key not working autofocusing windows p key not working issues windows p key not working in the default 12MP windows p key not working mode, and more noticeable windows p key not working detail in windows p key not working the 40MP windows p key not working mode, but again, windows p key not working only windows p key not working once we cropped windows p key not working in.

Samsung Galaxy camera sample

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Samsung should give you more control windows p key not working over windows p key not working the virtual windows p key not working bokeh on its selfie camera, because a windows p key not working shallow depth of field windows p key not working limits windows p key not working the versatility of a windows p key not working 40MP windows p key not working camera (although windows p key not working the windows p key not working selfie camera windows p key not working takes 10MP photos by windows p key not working default). There windows p key not working isn’t a windows p key not working huge amount you can crop into windows p key not working if the backgrounds are always blurred.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra selfie camera

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Samsung windows p key not working has also introduced 'Smart windows p key not working Selfie Angle', a menu option windows p key not working that zooms windows p key not working out of group windows p key not working selfies windows p key not working automatically. We've seen the windows p key not working ability to expand the frame windows p key not working on windows p key not working the Google Pixel windows p key not working 3, iPhone 11, and S10 windows p key not working series, but windows p key not working here it happens windows p key not working automatically windows p key not working when the windows p key not working camera detects two or windows p key not working more faces; when you're alone, windows p key not working it says tight for a windows p key not working more intimate windows p key not working view. This windows p key not working is one windows p key not working less option windows p key not working to worry about when you're windows p key not working trying to windows p key not working grab a quick selfie windows p key not working with several friends.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera sample

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Portrait mode: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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iPhone 11 Pro Max camera sample

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Portrait mode: iPhone 11 Pro Max

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Google PIxel 4 camera sample

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Portrait mode: Google Pixel 4

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Samsung Galaxy S10 camera sample

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Portrait mode: Samsung Galaxy S10

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Samsung Galaxy S10 5G camera sample

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Portrait mode: Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus camera sample

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Portrait mode: Samsung Galaxy Note 10

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OnePlus 7 Pro camera sample

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Portrait mode: OnePlus 7 Pro

Portrait mode, which Samsung windows p key not working calls Live Focus, does better than windows p key not working most camera phones windows p key not working in daylight, but struggled windows p key not working at night. Regardless, while windows p key not working we've never windows p key not working said Samsung windows p key not working had the best camera, windows p key not working we've previously said it windows p key not working has the most fun camera windows p key not working because of this feature – windows p key not working the Color windows p key not working Point filter a selective windows p key not working black-and-white windows p key not working mode), for windows p key not working example, makes windows p key not working your subject pop.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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There’s windows p key not working often a downside to inflated megapixel windows p key not working counts: the individual windows p key not working pixels windows p key not working are often smaller. windows p key not working We’ve seen that windows p key not working on plenty of cheap Android phones that windows p key not working tout 48MP and windows p key not working 64MP cameras with deceptive marketing, windows p key not working only to windows p key not working perform poorly in low light. windows p key not working Luckily, windows p key not working Samsung's windows p key not working approach here is windows p key not working different.

The S20 windows p key not working Ultra does windows p key not working have smaller pixels at windows p key not working 0.8 microns, whereas the windows p key not working S20 and S20 windows p key not working Plus windows p key not working push the pixel size to 1.8 windows p key not working microns (up from windows p key not working the windows p key not working S10 series’ windows p key not working 1.4 microns). But there windows p key not working are windows p key not working two things going windows p key not working for the Ultra windows p key not working that should make up windows p key not working for those smaller microns.

First, windows p key not working Samsung employs something called windows p key not working nona-binning technology, combining windows p key not working nine pixels windows p key not working into one to increase windows p key not working the pixel size to windows p key not working 2.4 microns in windows p key not working low-light windows p key not working situations, windows p key not working and leaving you with 12MP photos windows p key not working (the windows p key not working 9-to-1 math on windows p key not working a 108MP camera windows p key not working checks out).

Second, the S20 windows p key not working Ultra has physically larger camera windows p key not working sensors – a 1/1.33-inch windows p key not working main sensor windows p key not working and 1/2-inch telephoto sensor. We've windows p key not working seen less noise from nighttime photos windows p key not working thanks to these physically bigger sensors that can windows p key not working absorb more light, although windows p key not working as mentioned Samsung tends to windows p key not working go overboard windows p key not working with the exposure, windows p key not working making some windows p key not working shots look artificial and smoothed. 

And that's the rub with windows p key not working the Galaxy windows p key not working S20 Ultra camera. It windows p key not working has the best hardware windows p key not working we've windows p key not working seen on a camera windows p key not working phone, and deserves all of windows p key not working the hype it's attracted. But autofocus and windows p key not working overexposure issues leave us wondering windows p key not working why you should pay so windows p key not working much for windows p key not working big camera spec numbers that result windows p key not working in photos that windows p key not working look pretty good, windows p key not working but not any windows p key not working better than what windows p key not working you can get on an iPhone, windows p key not working a Pixel windows p key not working or windows p key not working last year's Note windows p key not working 10 Plus.

Samsung’s single-take mode and 8K video

  • Samsung still has the best camera app of all smartphone makers
  • Clipping 33MP photos from video and 'single-take mode' offers flexibility
  • 8K video recording option, like the 108MP camera, allows you to crop in after the fact, but suffers from the same autofocusing issues
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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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5G, battery life, specs and software

  • 5G mmWave speeds are up to 66x as fast 4G LTE, but only in some areas
  • During our testing, 4G LTE was sometimes faster than sub-6 5G
  • Google Duo video calls are helpfully now integrated into the dialer app
  • Samsung's Quick Share feature apes Apple's AirDrop so you can easily transfer files, but it's limited to S20 phones for the moment

The Galaxy S20 windows p key not working Ultra will almost certainly windows p key not working the first 5G smartphone for a windows p key not working lot of people – windows p key not working just 1% of windows p key not working phones that windows p key not working shipped in 2019 were 5G devices, so windows p key not working it’s still very new tech. 

Like the windows p key not working S20 Plus, the Ultra combines mmWave windows p key not working and sub-6 windows p key not working technology to offer the fastest windows p key not working peak download speeds (mmWave) and the widest range windows p key not working (sub-6). The windows p key not working S20 is outfitted with windows p key not working just sub-6, and windows p key not working it won’t be sold by Verizon, windows p key not working an windows p key not working mmWave-exclusive windows p key not working carrier in windows p key not working the US, for windows p key not working this windows p key not working reason.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra

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The rest of the windows p key not working internal specs windows p key not working are all top-of-the-line: a windows p key not working 7nm chipset windows p key not working (Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 windows p key not working in the US, or Samsung’s Exynos windows p key not working 990 in windows p key not working the UK and Europe), 12GB windows p key not working or windows p key not working 16GB or RAM, 128GB or 512GB of internal windows p key not working storage, and windows p key not working a windows p key not working microSD card slot for expandable storage.

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Battery life and charging

  • 5,000mAh is a monster battery size, but power gets used up quickly at higher settings
  • There's a big difference in drain time with 5G and 120Hz enabled
  • There's a 25W charger in the box, and the Ultra is compatible with an optional 45W charger and 15W wireless charger

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