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

Samsung introduces GameDriver app for improved gaming performance

In the early days of the smartphone, gaming was more of a distraction — something that kept you occupied while you waited in line. Today, mobile devices are bigger and faster than ever, making them the perfect vehicle for gaming. To make gaming more of a core part of its devices, Samsung has released a...

Samsung rolls out stable One UI 3.0 update with Android 11 to the Galaxy S20 series

Samsung recently published its One UI 3.0 update rollout plan on the Samsung Members app. According to the roadmap, the Galaxy S20 lineup should receive the latest iteration of One UI on top of Android 11 within December. Making good on its promise, the company kicked off the One UI 3.0 update distribution yesterday for...

Samsung Galaxy S20 on Verizon is already getting updated to One UI 3 (Android 11)

Verizon has today published new support pages for a software update rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra, all of which detail the stable update to One UI 3.0 based on Android 11. That makes the Verizon carrier models of the Galaxy S20 series the first devices from Samsung...

Samsung Galaxy S20 is getting December 2020 security patches in its latest One UI 3.0 beta

Remember when Samsung rolled out the November 2020 security patches even before Google published the corresponding security bulletin? It was possible because Android Partners are usually notified of all Android framework issues and Linux kernel issues at least 30 days before the bulletin is made public. Nonetheless, Samsung should be appreciated for integrating those patches...

Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S20 can now taste unofficial LineageOS 17.1

The Samsung Galaxy S20 lineup is powered by the company’s Exynos 990 chip in all regions, except in a few countries like the US where the device packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. The US Snapdragon model is traditionally impossible to bootloader-unlock, so most of the aftermarket developments are centered around the Exynos variant. This...

Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Tab S7, and S20 are joining Android Enterprise Recommended with the Android 11 update

Google is expanding its Android Enterprise Recommended program to include the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series, the Galaxy S20 series, the Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+, ruggedized devices like the XCover Pro, and other Samsung Galaxy devices running Android 11 and above. Samsung joins more than 30 global partners already enrolled in the program. In...

Exynos Samsung Galaxy S20’s One UI 3.0 public beta update starts rolling out in Europe

One UI 3.0 is Samsung’s latest customized build of Android based on Android 11. A public beta build of One UI 3.0 had previously been available for the Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and the Galaxy S20 Ultra in the United States and South Korea, but the OEM is gradually expanding the beta initiative in...

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 4G First Impressions: Function over Form

It's fair to say that Samsung was blind-sided with the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Every device maker's smartphone sales have been affected by the pandemic, and this is natural—consumer spending is down because of the decrease in purchasing power. However, Samsung has been affected more than Huawei or Xiaomi, for example. The company's decision to...

Google Fi unveils its 5G coverage map and starts selling Samsung’s latest 5G phones

It was a big day when Google Fi, previously called Project Fi, opened up support for more devices, including those from Apple, OnePlus, and Samsung. A few years later, and the service is expanding even more by introducing support for Samsung’s latest 5G phones, including the Galaxy Note 20. The full lineup of newly certified "Designed...

Samsung announces Android 11-based One UI 3.0 public beta for the Galaxy S20 series

About a month ago, Samsung announced the One UI 3.0 beta program for Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and the Galaxy 20 Ultra. The initial beta was meant for the developer community and it was available for U.S. and Korean Galaxy S20 devices. While power users can manually sideload the developer beta build to try...

Google Duo’s auto-framing feature is coming to Samsung Galaxy devices

Samsung Galaxy owners who use Google Duo will soon be able to use the video application’s auto-framing feature, which was previously exclusive to Google's Pixel 4. Auto-framing is a feature that automatically keeps you front and center during a video call. Google Duo’s auto-framing feature first arrived on the Pixel 4 at the end of last...

Samsung Android 11 Tracker: Here are all the official One UI 3.0 beta and stable builds to download and install

Android 11 just launched, and many of us are looking forward to getting it on our phones. Eyes are on all popular OEMs, like Samsung, to see when they will begin rolling out updates. Matter of fact, the Korean OEM kicked off the Android 11-based One UI 3.0 developer beta program for the Galaxy S20...