Differences between Galaxy S20 models

Three different S20 models side by side

It’s that special time again - the time when the new Galaxy phone is released! And this time, the newest editions are the Galaxy S20 5G, S20+ 5G, S20 Ultra 5G, and S20 Fan Edition. Since there are four models, you’re probably wondering what the differences are between them. We have the details for you right here.

Camera

The most dramatic change on the S20 series is its innovative camera. The new and improved camera will make all of your photos stand out, whether you’re aiming for a professional look or just want to take pictures for fun.

Here is what comes on the different models:

  • All Galaxy S20s: One front camera, and Wide and Ultra-Wide capabilities in the rear camera.

Three S20 models with their cameras facing upwards
  • S20 5G: A 10 Megapixel selfie camera and 3 cameras on its back. The main lens is 12MP, the telephoto lens is 64MP (with 3x optical zoom), and the Ultra-Wide lens is 12MP.

  • S20 Fan Edition: A 32MP selfie camera and 3 cameras on its back. The main lens is 12MP, the telephoto lens is 8MP (with 3x optical zoom), and the Ultra-Wide lens is 12MP.

  • S20+ 5G: A 10MP selfie camera and 4 cameras on its back. The main lens is 12MP, the telephoto lens is 64MP (with 3x optical zoom), and the Ultra-Wide lens is 12MP. It also has a Time of Flight sensor.

  • S20 Ultra 5G: A 40MP selfie camera and 4 cameras on its back. The main lens is 108MP, the telephoto lens is 48MP (with 10x optical zoom), and the Ultra-Wide lens is 12MP. It also has a Time of Flight sensor.

Screen size

Galaxy phones are known for their big, beautiful displays. And with the release of the S20, all four models have screen sizes that are bigger and better than ever before.

Here's a comparison:

  • S20 5G: The screen size is 6.2 inches.

  • S20 FE: The screen size is 6.5 inches.

  • S20+ 5G: The screen size is 6.7 inches.

  • S20 Ultra 5G: The screen size is 6.9 inches.

Three S20 models next to each other, showing their size difference

Battery

Although each one has a long-lasting battery, the three different S20 models have varying battery capacity. The higher the number, the more powerful the battery is. And just like with the other specs, the battery power is more impressive than ever.

Here's the battery power of each S20 model:

  • S20 5G: The battery is 4,000 mAH.

  • S20+ 5G and S20 FE: The battery is 4,500 mAH.

  • S20 Ultra 5G: The battery is 5,000 mAH.

S20 models with a battery symbol in front of them

Memory

All four S20 models have plenty of memory to help you get your tasks done, or relax with your favorite games.

  • S20 5G and S20+ 5G: 12GB of RAM.

  • S20 FE: 6GB of RAM on the 128GB model, and 8GB of RAM on the 256GB model.

  • S20 Ultra 5G: 12GB of RAM on the 128GB model and 16GB of RAM on the 512GB model.

A phone with many different types of media stored on it

Network

5G is slowly but surely spreading everywhere and is becoming more commonplace. Because of this, the new S20 models are all 5G-compatible.

  • S20 5G is compatible with sub-6.

  • S20 FE is compatible with sub-6, and the Verizon models support mmWave.

  • S20+ 5G is compatible with mmWave and sub-6.

  • S20 Ultra 5G is compatible with mmWave and sub-6.

An S20 displaying the 5G symbol
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