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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Full specs and photos leaked!

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra: Full specs and photos leaked!
(Image credit: WinFuture)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 family is due to arrive on the 5 August, including the powerhouse Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. We've been seeing plenty of rumors for these handsets for months now, but with the recent leak of the full specs and images for the flagship Note 20 Ultra, we've finally got a comprehensive look at this upcoming handset, which is almost certain to be one of the best phablets that money can buy. 

According to the leaks, Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will have a 6.9" WQHD+ 19:3:9 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O display. That 120Hz refresh rate is particularly important – it means that users will be able to scroll through apps and play games with a smooth user experience and little lagging.

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According to the German blog WinFuture (via GSMArena), the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will also have a punch-hole in the center of the screen for a 10MP front-facing camera with dual-pixel autofocus. There will also be a fingerprint reader underneath the Gorilla Glass 7 screen (the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will be the first smartphone to feature this particular glass). 

On the back of the phone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will have a triple camera unit featuring a powerful 108MP camera. This primary camera will be able to record 8K video and will have omnidirectional and laser autofocus. Other camera-focused specs for the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra include a 12MP 50x zoom periscope camera (Samsung apparently decided to drop the 100x Space Zoom that was featured on the Samsung S20 Ultra) and a 12MP ultra wide camera. 

Meanwhile, as impressive as the camera specs are, we'll also be seeing some powerful tech under the hood as well. The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will have an Exynos 990 chipset in Europe, which will be paired with 12GB of RAM. In terms of storage, there will be two options – 256GB and 512GB. There will also be a microSD card slot in case users want to expand their storage. 

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will pack a 4,500 mAh battery that is apparently capable of going from 0% to 50% in just 30 minutes with the included charger. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will run Android 10 with One UI 2.x and will have automatic OneNote synchronization and optimized cloud gaming via Project xCloud. 

Other interesting details include an S Pen stylus with 9ms latency, 5G support, NFC, IP68 rating, wireless charging, dual-frequency GPS and USB-C 3.2. The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will come in two colors (Mystic Black and Mystic Bronze) and will be over €1,000 (no word yet on pricing for other regions). 

(Image credit: Concept Creator + Let's Go Digital)

Other exciting new information released on the Note 20 Ultra's little brother, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20, comes from renowned leaker Ice Universe. Apparently, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 20 will have a flat screen. While this might not seem like the most exciting revelation, it's definitely a departure from the usual style that Samsung has focused on for their Note handsets for the past few years.

According to GSMArena, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 was apparently the last Note phone to use a flat screen, as all Notes after that have utilized curved screens in their design. There has been some indications that this design adjustment was in the works, as the Samsung Galaxy S10e and S10 Lite have both had flat screens. 

Both the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and the Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 will be officially announced in early August. There's also talk that these handsets could even be launched by the end of August as well.

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