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Samsung Galaxy S20 Officially Available in Nepal| Flagship Phone at Affordable Pricing

Susan Jyakhwo 3 Mar, 2020

Finally, an official announcement has been made regarding the latest Galaxy S20 Series.  About a month ago, Samsung has released its new budget Galaxy S and Note devices, Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note 10 Lite. Samsung has recently released their latest and greatest Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra on February 11 alongside Galaxy Z flip. And now Samsung Nepal has officially launched Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20 Plus in Nepal on 2 March. They have also started pre-order for Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20 Plus in Nepal from 26 February to 13 March. So, let’s find out what Galaxy S20 got?  

Overview of Samsung Galaxy S20

Being a flagship phone of Samsung has planned to put the top latest and greatest hardware on Galaxy S20. The US variant of Galaxy S20 is powered by Snapdragon 865 Chipset, which is 25% faster than its predecessor. Other global variants are having Exynos 990 Chipset which is made by Samsung. Similarly, Galaxy S20 got QHD+ AMOLED panel, Triple rear camera, and a bigger battery, IP68 water, and dust resistant, under-display fingerprint sensor. The official price of Galaxy S20 5G is set at $999 (around Rs. 1,19,990 in Nepal). But if you pre-order now, you can get Samsung Galaxy S20 for Rs. 1,07,499 in Nepal. In Nepal 4G variant of Samsung Galaxy S20 has released as no infrastructure for 5G variant is available at current time. 

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Display and Design

Galaxy S20 will feature a 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED QHD+(1440X3200 pixels) panel with a 20:9 aspect ratio. The display has a 90% screen to body ratio by adapting a punch hole at the top middle of the panel. The screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 6 and they claimed that it will survive underwater for 30 minutes with depth up to 1.5m. 

The great thing about the display is that they got a 120Hz refresh rate. So the content and animation will look even smoother without worrying about lagging issues. This display also supports HDR content and the curve edge will make content to be immersed in the surrounding environment. Finally, Samsung provided the best available display to the Galaxy S20 series.

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Chipset and Performance

A couple of months ago intel had revealed their new chipsets, and among them, Samsung chose to use Snapdragon 865 Chipset in their Galaxy S20 variants which will be shipped to the USA. Other models of Galaxy S20 will be powered by Samsung’s own Exynos 990 chipset. Both of the chipsets support 5G connectivity and are capable enough to handle any present-day application smoothly without any lagging issues. 

According to official information, only one variant of Galaxy S20 5G is available to be purchased. The 12/128GB RAM and Storage variant has a faster LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.0 Storage. Additionally, Samsung Galaxy S20 5G supports external microSD cards, which allows users to expand storage by up to 1TB. 

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Camera

Galaxy S20 got triple rear camera setup at back, while Galaxy S20+ and S20 Ultra got Quad rear camera setup. Samsung opted for a 12MP f/1.8 main sensor which got dual pixel binding feature and OIS for stable video capture. The main sensor is assisted by a 64MP f/2.0 telephoto lens with a 3X optical zoom and 12 MP f/2.2 ultrawide sensor. 

At the front, there is a 10MP selfie shooter in a punch-hole display. Regarding the photo and video quality, it seems like Samsung has improved its camera sensor and resolution compared to its predecessor. The surprising thing is that Galaxy S20 can capture 8K(4320p) footage at 24 fps, 4K(2160p) up to 60fps, FHD(1080p) up to 240fps and HD(720p) at 960fps. With OIS, EIS, stereo sound, and HDR support, the video captured by S20 will be the best.

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Battery and Other Features

The battery size has been increased and now Galaxy S20 has a 4000 mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging technology. Users will be able to charge from zero to full in just 74 minutes of charging time. Not only that, but it also supports 15W fast wireless charging and 9W reverse wireless charging technology. 

About the connectivity, Galaxy S20 got Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax), Bluetooth V5.0, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, FM Radio, etc. the ultrasonic under-display fingerprint sensor we saw on Galaxy S10 has got upgraded and now the sensor present in S20 will be able to scan two fingers at once with higher accuracy. No headphone jack is present and it seems like Samsung will not provide one for their flagship device anymore. 

Specifications of Galaxy S20 5G

  • Screen: 6.2" Dynamic AMOLED, 1440x3200 px resolution; 20:9 aspect ratio; 563ppi; HDR10+, 120Hz
  • Chipset: Exynos 990 Chipset or Snapdragon 865 Chipset
    Memory: 8GB/128GB, microSD slot supports up to 1TB.
  • OS: Android 10.0, Samsung One UI 2.
  • Rear camera: Triple camera
    • 12 MP f/1.8 , Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
    • 64 MP f/2.0, telephoto 10x optical zoom
    • 12 MP f/2.2 ,(ultrawide), Super steady video recording
    • Front camera: 10MP, dual pixel binding
  • Video recording: Rear: up to 8K 4320p @24fps, 4K 2160p @60fps, 1080p 240fps, 720p 960fps
  • Battery: 4000 mAh 25W  fast charging, 15W wireless charging and 9W reverse charging
  • Connectivity: USB Type-C ; Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax); GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo; NFC; Bluetooth 5.0, ANT+.
  • Misc: Ultrasonic under-display fingerprint sensor; stereo speakers (bottom-firing + earpiece)
  • Price in Nepal: Rs. 1,07,499

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Price and Availability of Samsung Galaxy S20 5G

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has been released on February 12, 2020. The price of the Galaxy S20 series has been announced officially. According to the information, the price of the Galaxy S20 5G variant is set at  $999 (around Rs. 1,19,999 in Nepal). Samsung Nepal has made Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus available in Nepal. Now you can pre-order Galaxy S20 at just Rs. 1,07,499. With the purchase of Galaxy S20 you will get Galaxy Buds Plus at Rs. 2,999 or Samsung 32-inch TV at just Rs. 8,999. And it will compete for market share with Xperia 5+, OnePlus 8, Black Shark 3, Huawei P40, LG G9, Realme X50 5G, Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro, etc. You can also check the price of Samsung smartphones in Nepal.

Samsung Nepal stated that they are providing breakage insurance for 12 months. Not only that they are providing easy EMI services by collaborating with multiple banks (Global IME Bank), Laxmi Bank, Hulas Investment Bank, Nabil Bank, Mega Bank, Kumari Bank, NMB Bank, NIBL Bank, Machhapuchhre Bank). Also, exciting gifts are provided to buyers. if you buy Galaxy S20 Plus You will get a Turkish Airlines ticket with up to 15% discount, Ace Travels also provides Up to 10% discount on tickets. if you shop clothing items from Let Me in you will get up to 20% Discounts etc. Pre-orders also get a chance to win through lucky draw. A total of eight lucky winners will be selected.

Winners Gifts
1st One Business Class Round Trip Ticket by Turkish Airlines
2nd and 3rd Galaxy Watch Active 2
4th, 5th, and 6th Two nights stay at Himalayan Front Hotel or Waterfront Resort on BB Basis
7th and 8th Coupon worth Rs. 5000 from Let Me In
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