Even though the Samsung Galaxy M20 release date was February 2019, the phone remains a favorite in the mid-range smartphone segment because of its outstanding features. Besides its sleek design, the Samsung Galaxy M20 has a powerful battery that is uncharacteristic of many Samsung smartphones and a good enough processor speed to enable you to carry out most tasks with ease.
Could you be wondering how much it will cost you own Samsung Galaxy M20 in Nigeria? A comparison of various online stores such as Jumia and Konga reveals that Samsung Galaxy M20 price ranges between 62,000 Naira and 79,500 Naira. The price range is reasonable, considering the features and capabilities of the phone.
Samsung Galaxy M20 overview
Just like any other device, there is a good side and a bad of the Samsung Galaxy M20. Here is a sneak peek of the positives and the negatives of the phone.
- Excellent display panel
- Fast charging and long battery life
- The wide-angle camera
- High performance
- No electronic image stabilization (EIS) for video
- Has no 4K for video recording
Samsung Galaxy M20 specs
- Announced: January 2019
- Released: February 2019
- Dimensions: 156.4 x 74.5 x 8.8 mm
- Weight: 186 g
- SIM card: Dual nano-SIM
- Display: PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.3 inches
- Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels
- Operating system: Android 8.1 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie)
- Internal memory: 32 GB ROM & 3 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM & 4 GB RAM
- Expandable memory: MicroSD slot up to 1 TB
- Main camera: 13 MP + 5 MP
- Selfie camera: 8 MP
- USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- Sensors: Gyro, accelerometer, proximity, compass, fingerprint
- Battery: 5000 mAh
- Fast charging: 15W
- Colors: Ocean Blue & Charcoal Black
Samsung Galaxy M20 hardware
Check out Samsung Galaxy M20 all details of the devices hardware components.
This phone presents the trademark design of Samsung phones. It has a plastic frame with front glass, and the volume and power buttons are located on the right side where they are easily reachable. Samsung Galaxy M20 colors are limited to two; Ocean Blue and Charcoal Black. Compared to other phones in the mid-range division, it is relatively heavier and weighs 186g. One can easily mistake it to be in the category of the high-end smartphones, and that gives it an edge over its key competitors such as Redmi Note 7.
The device has a display unit size of 6.3 inches equivalent to an area of 97.4 square cm. The phone has PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors which enables you to view images of a wide range of colors. Its screen resolution is 1080 x 2340 pixels with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 ratio and a pixel density of 409 ppi.
It has the Exynos 7904 (14nm) chipset and Mali-G71 MP2 GPU. The central processing unit is Octa-core: 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53). This means that the phone has a considerably high processing speed which makes it suitable for gaming.
The memory features of the Samsung Galaxy M20 are quite remarkable and ideal for people with high storage needs. The phone has a memory card slot which can allow up to 1 TB microSD. Further, it has a ROM of 32 GB and 3 GB RAM, or 64 GB and 4 GB RAM.
Not so many Samsung smartphones come with high battery capacity, but the Samsung Galaxy M20 does. The device has a non-removable Li-Po 5000mAh battery, and it has an endurance rating of 103h, which is pretty good compared to similar phones in the mid-range category. Additionally, it has a USB Type-C port which supports a quick charge of approximately 2 hours from 0 to 100%. Samsung Galaxy M20 battery life and fast charge features make it impressive and suitable for people used to intensive use of phones.
Speaker & call quality
Samsung Galaxy M20 speaker provides high-quality audio which enables you to get the best call quality. The loudspeaker is properly functional and audible enough. Alternatively, you can connect the headphones to the 3.5 mm jack and listen to audio.
Samsung Galaxy M20 software
What software features does the device have?
OS and features
Samsung Galaxy M20 Android version is 8.1 (Oreo). Even though it is an outdated version, it is upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI. The remarkable connectivity features of the phone include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. You will also appreciate how various sensors such as fingerprint, gyro, accelerometer, compass and proximity work perfectly.
Camera, video and image quality
It might not have one of the best cameras in the Samsung M series, but the camera is good enough to capture relatively high-quality images and videos. The main camera has a 13 MP primary sensor and a 5 MP ultra-wide sensor while the selfie camera is 8 MP. It has a front and back LED flash to provide light when capturing images.
Here is a picture captured using the rear camera of the device.
Samsung Galaxy M20 review depicts the experiences of various users of the device. Here are some comments about different aspects of the phone obtained from YouTube.
- Wal Does: Wow Wide angle, full HD+, 5000mah battery and fast charge and so on...
- Pran J: This time, Samsung made a real comeback!! Edit: but Still I think RN7 pricing will be way more aggressive than Samsung's M series.
- utkarsh agnihotri: 5000 mah battery best feature
- Im Lokesh: Let hope M20 doesn't get slow just like other j series and on series
- not_ herobrine: first saw this, thought the price was too good to be true till i saw the back
Samsung Galaxy M20 specs capture the interest of a majority of middle-income people who want to own smartphones. It addresses the fundamental concerns which include long battery life, relatively high-quality display and performance. Apart from the headphones which are in the box, other must-have Samsung Galaxy M20 accessories that do not come with the phone are an external memory card and a phone cover.
Without a doubt, the Samsung Galaxy M20 is one of the most outstanding smartphones in the mid-range category that provides value for money. It is a good buy if you are not ready to purchase high-end smartphones.