SAMSUNG GALAXY S20 Posts on XDA

The Galaxy S20 is Samsung’s series of flagships for 2020 and is comprised of three devices: the S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra. Each model features 5G and a 120Hz AMOLED display at 3200×1400 resolution with HDR10+ with either the Exynos 990 chipset or the Snapdragon 865 and either 12 or 16GB of RAM. The S20 has a triple-camera system with a wide, ultrawide, and telephoto lens, while the S20+ and S20 Ultra offer an additional depth sensor, with the Ultra adding a 108MP camera as its primary sensor.

You can discuss each of these phones on the XDA Forums:

Galaxy S20 Forums

Get the Samsung Galaxy Note 20’s new apps on your rooted Galaxy S20

Samsung recently unveiled the long-anticipated Galaxy Note 20 series (our first impressions) alongside the Galaxy Tab S7 and the Galaxy Z Fold 2 in its second Galaxy Unpacked event of this year. All these devices run Samsung's One UI 2.5 custom skin on top of Android 10 out of the box. Thanks to our own Max Weinbach,...

Samsung commits to delivering 3 generations of Android OS updates with the Galaxy Note 20

Samsung just wrapped up its second Galaxy Unpacked event of the year, where the Korean technology company unveiled 5 news devices: the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, the Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+, the Galaxy Z Fold 2, the Galaxy Buds Live, and the Galaxy Watch 3. One of the most exciting...

August 2020 security update rolls out for Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy S20, and more Samsung phones

It’s the first Monday of a new month, which means it’s time for a new round of Android security updates from Google. The search giant on Monday published the latest Android Security Bulletin and Pixel Update Bulletin for August 2020. The update is rolling out now for Google Pixel devices, of course, but several Samsung...

This is our first look at the Samsung Galaxy S20 “Fan Edition”

The Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra launched earlier this year right before COVID-19 shut everything down, and Samsung is about to follow-up with the new Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra in just 2 days from now. A few weeks before the big Galaxy S20 announcement in February, Samsung launched the...

The Samsung Galaxy S20 will support storing German national ID cards later this year

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series, which was unveiled earlier this year in February, is the first smartphone series from the company to feature an embedded Secure Element (eSE). The devices use the eSE to store critical information like crypto-currency data, fingerprints, face scans, login credentials, etc. and it also includes extra countermeasures to protect against...

July 2020 security update goes live for the Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy S20

We're already 6 days into July, but since today is the first Monday of the month, that means it's time for the latest batch of Android security patches. Google has published the latest Android Security Bulletin for the month of July and is also rolling out the update to the Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL,...

Samsung Galaxy S20 and Razer Phone 2 receive updates with July 2020 security patches

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S20 series has once again broken its own record of getting monthly security updates ahead of the Google Pixel lineup. Just like the previous month's incident, the company has now been able to deliver the July 2020 security patchset to the regular Galaxy S20 as well as the "Plus" and "Ultra" variants....

The Galaxy S20 “Fan Edition” may arrive as the “Lite” S20 we’ve been waiting for

Samsung launched the Galaxy S10 Lite earlier this year as a slimmed-down version of the flagship with the same name (our review). The device was a bit of a surprise because even though Samsung offers tons of mid-range devices, it doesn't typically use the "Lite" tag with flagship branding. Now that the Galaxy S20 series...

Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy S20 “5G UW” model has less RAM and no expandable storage

The Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra are Samsung's latest flagship smartphones, and all 3 models support 5G connectivity. That's because the S20 series were the first widely available devices with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile platform which basically mandates 5G support. While the Galaxy S20+ and the Galaxy S20 Ultra support both mmWave and...

[Update: Galaxy S9, Note 9, Z Flip] Samsung Camera Controller lets you take photos from the Galaxy S20 using your Galaxy Watch

A number of major OEMs maintain their own app store besides Google Play Store for the sake of offering device-specific exclusive content, or for setting up an alternative app distribution platform without relying on the Mountain View giant. Samsung's Galaxy Apps, later rebranded as Galaxy Store, is a perfect example of this tradition. The Korean...

Samsung rolls out the June 2020 security update to the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy Note 10

At the end of April, Samsung rolled out the May 2020 Android security patch update to a bunch of its phones, including its flagship Galaxy S20 lineup. That came shortly before Google published the May 2020 Android Security Bulletin (ASB) and rolled out the patches to the Pixel family of phones. In case you're wondering...

Samsung Access program quietly launches for the Galaxy S20 with Premium Care and Microsoft 365 included

A few years ago, Apple launched its iPhone Upgrade Program. Apple's program offered a great deal where every year you could pay a low monthly fee to have the option to upgrade your iPhone while continuing those monthly payments. Carriers and other device makers emulated this idea but started to add their own offers to...