Samsung Galaxy A20s smartphone gets Wi-Fi certification; may launch soon

Samsung Galaxy A20 (representational image)

“Samsung Galaxy A20s certification include Android 9 Pie operating system as well as support for single band (2.4GHz) Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2”

Samsung Galaxy A20s smartphone has been certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance, hours after it appeared on the Bluetooth SIG website. The upcoming Samsung Galaxy A20s has been certified under four model numbers by the Wi-Fi Alliance: SM-A207F, SM-A207M/DS, SM-A207M, and SM-A2070. Along with these four, the Bluetooth SIG certification had listed the the SM-A207F/DS. The Wi-Fi certifications show the Samsung Galaxy A20s will support only single-band 2.4GHz Wi-Fi networks and run Android Pie operating system, whereas the Bluetooth listing shows it will support Bluetooth 4.2 and not the newer Bluetooth 5.0 version. Also, the ‘DS’ in the Wi-Fi Alliance listings refers to Dual SIM, so at least two variants of the handsets will support more than one SIM card at a time.

Samsung Galaxy A20s Wi-Fi Alliance listing shows it will support only single-band Wi-Fi

These listings show the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A20s will be a budget smartphone, much like its predecessor, the Galaxy A20 and Galaxy A20e. Back in June this year, it was reported that the upcoming Galaxy A20s will be released in the second half of 2019 and come in Black and Blue colour options. Considering we are well into the second half of the year, we can expect the Galaxy A20s to be announced anytime soon.

Samsung Galaxy A20s will have Bluetooth 4.2, the listing reveals

As for the Samsung Galaxy A20, its specifications include a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED Infinity V display with HD+ resolution, 1.8GHz octa-core Exynos 7884 SoC, and Android 9 Pie-based One UI. The smartphone comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, with microSD card support up to 512GB. It has a 13MP + 5MP dual camera setup on the back and 8MP sensor in the front. Its highlight is a large 4,000mAh battery with 15W fast-charging support. It was launched at Rs 12,490 in India, but saw two price cuts, which brought down the price to Rs 10,490.

Its sibling, the Galaxy A20e — which has not been launched in India — has a smaller 5.8-inch HD+ LCD screen and 3,000mAh battery with 15W support; the rest of its features are same as that of the Galaxy A20.

Ravi leads the news team at 91mobiles and has been working in the field for almost 7 years, with stints at NDTV Gadgets and TOI Tech. When not busy with the daily grind of news, he can be found engrossed in manga or listening to The Beatles.
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