“The Samsung Galaxy S20 series will reportedly start shipping in India from March 8th as will the Galaxy Z Flip”
The Samsung Galaxy S20 series was unveiled at the Unpacked event on Tuesday and will start shipping in the US from March 6th. The Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20 Ultra and Galaxy Z Flip will be launching in India as well, although the company is yet to announce a launch date. Tipster Ishan Agarwal claims pre-bookings for the Samsung Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Z Flip will begin on February 14th and will go on until March 6th. The phones will start shipping in India from March 8th while the new Galaxy Buds+ will be available starting March 7th. Flipkart’s ‘Notify Me page’ is also live on the mobile app, hinting at its imminent launch in India.
Samsung Galaxy S20 series, Galaxy Z Flip prices
Samsung Galaxy S20 5G starts at $999 (around Rs 72,000), the Galaxy S20+ 5G would start at $1,199 (around Rs 85,000). The Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G costs Rs $1399 (around Rs. 99,900) for the base model. Lastly, the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip sets you back by $1,380 (roughly Rs 98,500). India will be getting the 4G version of the flagships so the pricing could be slightly lower compared to the US.
Samsung Galaxy S20 series specifications
Samsung Galaxy S20-series of phones feature an Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and HDR10+. All the three models are powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC, but the Indian models should get the Exynos 990 chipset. The regular Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20+ come with up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, while the Galaxy S20 Ultra rocks 16GB RAM. The Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S20 gets up 128GB internal storage, while the Galaxy S20+ and S20 Ultra get up to 512GB storage.
In terms of optics, the Galaxy S20 has triple camera setup at the back with a 12MP wide-angle lens, a 12MP ultra-wide-angle and 64MP telephoto lens. The Galaxy S20+ also has the same three cameras, but an additional OISDepthVision Camera. Lastly, the Galaxy S20 Ultra features a quad camera setup with a 108MP wide-angle, 12MP ultra-wide-angle, 48MP telephoto lens and OISDepthVision Camera. The Galaxy S20 packs 4,000mAh battery and the Galaxy S20+ has a 4,500mAh unit with 25W fast charging. Lastly, the Galaxy S20 Ultra packs a 5,000mAh battery with 45W fast Charging.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip has a new clamshell design, similar to the Motorola Razr (2019). It flaunts a 6.7-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O display with 21.5:9 aspect ratio and a 1.06-inch secondary colour display. It is powered by the Snapdragon 855+ SoC coupled with Adreno 640 GPU, 8GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage. It has dual-rear cameras with a 12MP primary sensor and an ultra-wide-angle lens. There is a 10MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. A 3,300mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging fuels the handset.