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Samsung Galaxy S20 series and Galaxy Z Flip officially announced

After countless leaks, Samsung’s latest flagship phones for 2020 have officially been revealed with the Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra and Galaxy Z Flip.

Galaxy Z Flip

Galaxy Z Flip in Mirror Purple

Following the release of the Galaxy Fold, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Z Flip which uses a vertical folding design.

The device comes with a 6.7-inch Infinity Flex Display when unfolded and it’s made from ultra-thin glass. There’s also a hole-punch camera like the Note10 series.

The Galaxy Z Flip has something called Flex Mode which allows you to fold the screen at different angles.

With the 3,300 mAh battery, it should last all day long. The hinge of the new foldable has been hidden to help prevent dust and debris from getting in.

Galaxy Z Flip in Mirror Black

Next to the main cameras, is a small display that can show you notifications such as messages, calls and more.

Galaxy Z Flip in Mirror Purple

The Galaxy Z Flip comes in Mirror Black and Mirror Purple. It starts at $1,380 USD with pre-orders beginning on February 14th. There will also be a special edition of the device with fashion design Thom Browne.

Galaxy Z Flip in Mirror Purple

The Galaxy Z Flip will be coming to Canada on February 21st for $1,819 CAD.

Galaxy S20, S20+ & S20 Ultra

Now onto the S20 series, just like last year, this year has three devices with the Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra.

The Galaxy S20 has a 6.2-inch Dynamic Infinity-O Display, the Galaxy S20+ has a 6.7-inch screen and the Galaxy S20 Ultra has a 6.9-inch display.

Galaxy S20

All the Galaxy S20 devices are Dynamic AMOLED, Quad HD+ resolution, HDR10+ support and 120Hz refresh rate.

Powering the S20 is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor with 12GB or 16GB of RAM (depending on storage). There’s also 128GB or 512GB of storage plus a microSD card slot.

For cameras, the S20 comes with a triple-camera setup of a 12MP wide-angle, 64MP telephoto and 12MP ultra-wide. The S20+ has the same cameras like the S20 but adds a Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor.

Galaxy S20 Series

The Galaxy S20 Ultra has a 108MP wide-angle lens, 48MP telephoto, 12MP ultra-wide and Time-of-Flight sensor).

The S20 and S20+ have a 10MP front-facing camera while the S20 Ultra has a 40MP selfie cam. All three models are capable of shooting 8K video which looks great on Samsung QLED 8K TV.

In terms of battery life, the S20 has a 4,000 mAh battery, S20+ comes with a 4,500 mAh and the S20 Ultra has a 5,000 mAh battery.

Galaxy S20 Ultra

All three phones are running Android 10 with Samsung One UI 2.0. There’s also an in-display fingerprint sensor on each model.

Galaxy S20 Ultra

The Galaxy S20 comes in Cosmic Grey and Cloud Blue for $1,319 CAD, the S20+ comes in Cloud Blue and Cosmic Black and costs $1,579 CAD for the 128GB/12GB RAM or $1,779 CAD for the 512GB/12GB RAM model and comes in Cosmic Black.

For the S20 Ultra, it’ll be available in Cosmic Black and Cosmic Grey with 128GB/12GB RAM for $1,849 CAD while the 512GB/12GB RAM model costs $2,109 CAD. The Cosmic Black S20 Ultra is a Samsung Store exclusive.

The Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra launch on March 6th with pre-orders beginning today.

Galaxy Buds+

Samsung has given its hearable a small upgrade, it now comes with 11 hours of music playback and 7.5 hours of talk time. The case has quick charging support with 60 minutes of playback in just 3 minutes.

There are also 3 mics for Noise Isolation, Sound by AKG and comes in Blue, Black and White colour options.

The Galaxy Buds+ will cost $199 CAD when they ship in March. If you pre-order any of the new S20 devices before March 5th, you’ll get a pair of Galaxy Buds+ for free.

Source: Samsung, (2), (3), (4)


By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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