Samsung’s dive into the mid-range smartphone market has been largely successful. With the brand already known for its exploit in the high-tech luxury mobile phone market, 2019 saw a lot of top-class user-friendly mid-range phones launched by the brand – one of which is the now-trending Samsung Galaxy A20s.
In this post, we will take a look at Galaxy A20s’ core specifications, reviews and how much it is currently worth in the market in South Africa.
Price of Samsung Galaxy A20s in South Africa
The Samsung Galaxy A20s presently sells for R$2,160 – R$3,060 in South African smartphone retail outlets.
The variation in the prices could be a result of some factors which include the place and period of purchase, the currency exchange rate at the period of purchase, and other similar factors.
Samsung Galaxy A20s Specs at a Glance
- Release Date : 2019, September
- Network : GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Screen Size : 6.5 inches, 103.7 cm2 (~81.9% screen-to-body ratio)
- Display: 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~264 ppi density)
- Display Type : IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Dimension:3 x 77.5 x 8 mm (6.43 x 3.05 x 0.31 in)
- Processor Type: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
- Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie)
- GPU: Adreno 506
- RAM: 3 GB/4 GB
- Storage: 32 GB (For 3 GB RAM) / 64 GB (for 4 GB RAM) – Expandable – up to 1 TB (Dedicated slot)
- Back Camera: Triple – 13 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), PDAF; 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide); 5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
- Front Camera : 8 MP, f/2.0
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery; Fast battery charging 15W
Samsung Galaxy A20s Review
Let us take a deeper look at the features and specifications of the Samsung Galaxy A20s.
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy A20s follows the classic 2019 A-series design It features a dimensions of 163.3 x 77.5 x 8 mm and weighs about 183 grams. It is also quite similar to the Galaxy A30 and has similar features as the A20s.
It also features an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours. While this does not boast the very best display type in the mid-range category, it is fair enough to satisfy the user. It has a resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio with an approximate 264 ppi density.
The Samsung Galaxy A20s features a triple camera setup that consists of a primary 13 MP rear camera, a secondary 8 MP ultrawide shooter and an additional 5 MP wide-shooter. The phone also boasts a fair 8 MP front shooter for selfie.
The Galaxy A20s boasts a 4000 mAh battery capacity and boasts fast charging support of 15W. The battery capacity is lovely and can easily last for over a day. Its Adaptive Fast Charging is good enough at 15W. The feature means the phone charges from zero percent to a hundred percent in less thatn 2 and a half hours.
Operating System and Processor
Samsung Galaxy A20s runs on the Android Pie Operating system and boasts Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. The smartphone is boosted by 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM depending on the variant you are going for and respective 32 GB and 64 GB of internal memory that can be expanded up to 1 TB with a dedicated microSD card slot.
Samsung Galaxy A20S: Things You Will Like About the Smartphone
Attractive Design: If you are one that considers the beauty of a phone when trying to get a mid-range phone, then the Galaxy A20s is a combination of class and beauty in the hands. It is sleek enough to be comfortably held in the hand. It also slides effortlessly into bags and pockets.
Exciting External Storage Option: Just like the most other highly rated mid-range smartphones, this smartphone boasts an appreciable 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory options and an even expandable option with a 1 TB memory card.
Battery Capacity: This is one of the most out lovely features of this smartphone. It boasts a commendable 4000 mAh battery capacity, which is one of the biggest in its category. To add to the excitement, Samsung Galaxy A20s boasts fast charging features of 15W which ensures you fully charge the phone from zero to 100 percent in less than 2 and a half hours.
Great Battery Quality : Samsung has overtime shown they are among the leading brands when it comes to smartphone camera quality and this shouldn’t come as a surprise to many, really. The phone packs a triple camera setup with a 13 MP main camera; 8 MP secondary camera for ultrawide and an additional 5 MP depth sensor.
Samsung Galaxy A20S: Things May Not Like About the Smartphone
Cheaper Alternatives: This perhaps is one that cuts across all the new A and M series mid-range smartphones released by Samsung in 2019 so far. While Galaxy A20s is not so bad and the price range is relatable, there are cheaper alternatives in the same category.