Samsung Galaxy S20 review: better than the Ultra

11 mar. 2020
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Samsung says the Galaxy S20 is the start of a whole new generation, but in our review, Dieter Bohn thinks it's a little more evolutionary than that - it's more of an S11. Still, the new camera system works, the 5G is nice to have, and the 120Hz screen is great. Unlike with the S20 Ultra, Samsung isn't over extending itself.
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  • Did Samsung do enough to make you upgrade?

    The VergeThe VergeAcum 10 luni
    • @the verge is the s20 a good enough upgrade from the s10? Looking to up grade soon

      Rae RedRae RedAcum 11 ore
    • @Paul Abundo get usb c 3.5 then u can use wired headphones

      TubeheadTubeheadAcum lună
    • @Paul Abundo get a usb c 3.5 then u can use your headphones

      TubeheadTubeheadAcum lună
    • @apostolos viol typical verge again lol!

      Md. Iftekhar Hossain RifatMd. Iftekhar Hossain RifatAcum lună
    • The galaxy s series used pretty much the same sensor size in its phones from the s6 to S10 the only thing they did was reduce the amount of pixels and increased the lens speed, Adding small sensor " Tele" or fixed lens zooms to the s8 and S9 and S10 that also had a small sensor ultra wide lens. But all the sensors were about the same size so about the same quality. Us photographers jumped for joy at the p20 pro using a much larger sensor, but groaned when it had 40mp and used pixel dumping, but it was a start in the right direction, part of the 40mp was really for zooming so it was a compromise that in my opinion should not have happened. So the S20 and S20 plus using an even larger sensor and 12 mp was something to get exited about. Dumping 108 mp on that sensor had to be a joke, it was purely to sell numbers and create a half decent zoom, but the overall picture quality of the S20 ultra is not upto the S20 or S20 plus. I'll admit it was a genius sales trick by Samsung, they like apple have a hardcore fanbase that loves to be the proud owner of a flagship just because they can. Heck.. they could bring out an s21 with no camera and a black and white dot matrix screen with 2 hour battery life as it's next flagship phone and millions would flock to buy it or take out a contract paying for it, for the next 2 to 3 years of Thier lives. They'd all complain, but the key is, they'd still sell it. Much like the ageing rockstar who can no longer sing or stand up and is likely to put on a terrible show,fans will still buy into them and pay for tickets just so they can tell everyone about it

      Adrina The GreatAdrina The GreatAcum 2 luni
  • That was actually a great review in my opinion. I've never said that before, so congratulations! I enjoyed your opinion for apps to tame Samsung's bloatware also. Thanks a bunch 👍

    RuffPlayRuffPlayAcum 4 Zile
  • Just got the 20 Thursday and LOVE ITTT😫😫😫😫😫😫 Camera is AMAZING. I've always rocked with galaxy no matter what number,simple yet so sleek! SMDH @ the missing headphone jack,I discovered that AFTER the fact lol but my fault but still will keep it and just buy the connector. Yeah I played with the zoom and at the 30 mark was like NOPE😑😳😅. Battery life is good to me compared to the s9 I used to have before getting this one. Great review!

    Texas_Raised_ Texas _MadeTexas_Raised_ Texas _MadeAcum 4 Zile
  • Google pkayvsrore

    Terry Hutchins WorleyTerry Hutchins WorleyAcum 5 Zile
  • Theres no headphone jack???

    TraceyTraceyAcum 6 Zile
  • 6:30

    J DJ DAcum 8 Zile
  • Got mine coming tomorrow

    Becki boo O9Becki boo O9Acum 10 Zile
  • Great review thanks.

    james harrisjames harrisAcum 14 Zile
  • Whats better pixel 5, pixel 4 or samsung s20?

    Philip MarlowePhilip MarloweAcum 14 Zile
  • I read that they called it the s20 to avoid having to call the next next phone the s13 (because its bad luck and all) + it ligned up well with the 2020 year

    Zack RakotoarivonyZack RakotoarivonyAcum 16 Zile
  • I watching this on my A51. 😊

    Monkey Guy80Monkey Guy80Acum 19 Zile
  • the last update just ruined everything!!mn big FU to samsung

    Ciclop GregoCiclop GregoAcum 21 o Zi
  • Loved this review great job helped out alot 👍🏻👍🏻

    Jack FrostJack FrostAcum 24 Zile
  • As far as customization goes, just disable all the native Samsung copycat apps that Google just does better. Purchase and install Nova Launcher Prime. Boom, best phone ever. I have a Samsung Galaxy S9 and it's still going strong almost 3 years later.

    LOLWATLOLWATAcum 24 Zile
  • my mom is getting the s20 for s10 LOL

    BobaBearyBobaBearyAcum 25 Zile
  • BEWARE: New Samsung S20s (including mine) do not stay connected to wifi. Samsung refuses to acknowledge or fix the issue. Don't buy this phone or you'll be sorry.

    Andrew MAndrew MAcum 28 Zile
  • Taking the headphone jack killed it for me. NOPE!

    Casara GonzalezCasara GonzalezAcum lună
  • I need help what to get. S20 5g for $650 or S20 Ultra for $1080??

    Lori AnnLori AnnAcum lună
  • I’m deciding on an iPhone or the Samsung galaxy s20 I need helppp

    Sereena CSereena CAcum lună
  • >" the things you want them to do...." >"setup bixby" We found someone who uses Bixby.

    Ethan BuchwaldEthan BuchwaldAcum lună
  • Can someone help me find the side actions app? please

    Jovanni_OrBJovanni_OrBAcum lună
  • Who does the background song at 1:30? Anybody know?

  • Mine was 699 :D YA

    Sherry Light-n-LoveSherry Light-n-LoveAcum lună
    • $399 with google fi right now :)

      Cleveland HayesCleveland HayesAcum 13 Zile
  • I got the s20 about 40% cheaper at black Friday, but still even in now usually is still expensive. I am glad a got a better price for this. I like that is so lightweight, I thought that it will be like the s9 plus that I had before, I am glad is not.

    Lisa V.Lisa V.Acum lună
  • Dieter seems like a good reviewer based on this video.

    Emanuel EREmanuel ERAcum lună
  • Watching on my samsung galaxy s5. 😎

    Princess Anne BigyanPrincess Anne BigyanAcum lună
  • I use a cell phone for what its made for... to make phone calls. I deal with clients all day and all I care about is if the calls are clear and volume levels. I would think when reviewing a phone, this would be part of the review but I guess a camera is more important for most people... ridiculous. If I want to take great pics, I'll buy a camera not a cell phone.

    Jorge RudiJorge RudiAcum lună
  • it's not hip or cool to say you like Samsung phones? wow...

    Ceaux ShellaCeaux ShellaAcum lună
  • Ft

    Ms. AndreaMs. AndreaAcum lună
  • Expensive plastic plus Evil google Bloatware no headphone jack. ugh

    sudilos117sudilos117Acum lună
  • full of bloat ware.

    st.clair mac aulayst.clair mac aulayAcum lună
  • 0:54 hmmm Apple Music..

    Dank MEMES v2Dank MEMES v2Acum lună
  • I wish I could afford it

    Harrie PowersHarrie PowersAcum 2 luni
  • The S20 or S20+ are the one's to go for if you want a great camera phone. Bigger sensor with larger pixels, the S20 just uses pixel dumping which is really just a buzz created to sound better than it actually is. All you need to know is a large sensor with bigger pixels is capable of producing a cleaner image, more pixels are really only useful for zooming in on, they are still capable of getting good results in good light. The only reason the ultra has a higher mp count is to take advantage of the zooming capabilities/ cropping and for that there is a trade off. A secondary Tele lens, although technically it isn't as it's a fixed prime lens, always uses a much small sensor on a phone camera, there's no other way of doing it unless you have a 2 inch lens stuck on the back. But even on the main sensor a 2 inch lens would probably limit telephoto reach to 100mm. So a compromise is made, you can't change physics. The larger the sensor the larger the zoom lens, and if you want it to be fast the lens needs to be even bigger. Buy a Lumix gx80 with a kit lens for £400 and it'll blow anything a phone camera can do out of the water, you'll only lose the extreme wide angle lens. And use the remaining money to buy another good camera phone.

    Adrina The GreatAdrina The GreatAcum 2 luni
  • I have a S9+ but was looking to upgrade. My S9+ still works well, just ran out of storage. Would it be worth it to switch to the S20? I just LOVE that pink color!!

    Isabel 💖Isabel 💖Acum 2 luni
  • Watching on my S20

    Scatpack DeanScatpack DeanAcum 2 luni
  • This phone is amazing I love it

    itscassieslifeitscassieslifeAcum 2 luni
  • Not me thinking of switching back to Samsung

    Fleshy KimoraFleshy KimoraAcum 2 luni
  • bad apple

    Jacob FalsonJacob FalsonAcum 2 luni
  • 8:21 “I don’t think you should ever spend $1000 on a phone without a high refresh screen”. iPhone 12 pro has entered the chat.

    Ethan LindermanEthan LindermanAcum 2 luni
  • @The Verge what is the song at 1:26 ??

    KinGSethKinGSethAcum 2 luni
  • This phone is really amazing. Have had it for like 8 months now and no complains at all and I have the exynos version! BTW, can't wait for foldable screens to get durable.

    Vaibhav SinghVaibhav SinghAcum 2 luni
  • watching this on my s20

    PixelDesignsPixelDesignsAcum 2 luni
  • Biggest bastard

    Monang thakkarMonang thakkarAcum 2 luni
  • i think samsung s20 camera is much better now compared to apple

    Georgette VillamorGeorgette VillamorAcum 2 luni
  • Thanks for the great review. I have this S20 pink 5G phone, the sound is just incredible its like stereo sound, and the screen is just gorgeous. Just love it, and I agree the Pink glass on it is simply beautiful.😊

    Christie JonesChristie JonesAcum 2 luni
  • i like samsung but now that they also remove the headphone jack on the S20, I will not buy the S20. Still happy with my S10+ though

    xxSourWingxxxxSourWingxxAcum 2 luni
  • 7:30 "I don't know if I ever wanna buy a phone again without a high refresh screen", except maybe, iphone right? Iphones always get a pass with these things.

    kakashi1300kakashi1300Acum 2 luni
  • I'm getting the S20 plus for only $550 Can u believe it!?

    GHOSTGHOSTAcum 2 luni
    • I'm getting it for $399 can you believe it ?

      Cleveland HayesCleveland HayesAcum 13 Zile
  • You are wrong about the sensor in the s20 being more traditional or the same. It is a very different sensor from S10 and previous Samsung phones. Though they are both 12 megapixels. It is 1/1.76 " instead of 1/2.55 " as in the S10. Doesn't sound like much but It is double the surface area. Better low light and cleaner pictures.

    dvlarrydvlarryAcum 2 luni
  • You're wrong about the main camera being the same or more traditional. It's a much larger sensor than any previous Samsung phone like S10 etc. even though it is 12 megapixels. It's 1/1.72 " and it's better at low light and cleaner pictures etc.

    dvlarrydvlarryAcum 2 luni
  • Aint no body watch this!

    cy bercy berAcum 2 luni
  • Trump 2020!!!

    Cc117 cc117Cc117 cc117Acum 2 luni
  • I have an iPhone XS Max and I’m here to say that I’m not even that Invested in Apple anymore. I’ve been pressured by society to think Apple is better but I really want to get a galaxy s20 now, not just for the colors but for the quality too :)

    Kittennetz :DKittennetz :DAcum 2 luni
  • Will the s21 or s30 be so much better than this?

    Zander MortZander MortAcum 2 luni
  • Awesome review tho thank you for just sticking to the subject and not go all out and take forever just to say something.

    2l8 vixen2l8 vixenAcum 3 luni
  • I’d buy this any day over a stupid, name brand iPhone. 💯

    2l8 vixen2l8 vixenAcum 3 luni
  • I like a home button new phones piss me off

    Chris HeiserChris HeiserAcum 3 luni
  • Dont purchase this S20 my S8 is way better, S8 takes better fotos and the screen is more solid, cloce up picture on my S20, is something you cant do! Ex if you take a picture of a text, you cant even read it, the S20 (screen) whit cover on broke in my front pocket, one day at work!! Worst samsung ever made

    Stig JensenStig JensenAcum 3 luni
  • 0:51 It’s not a problem, it’s a ME problem!

    Liza KlotzLiza KlotzAcum 3 luni
  • The s20 ranks higher than the iPhone pro Max in the camera rankings on dxo benchmark also one plus eight pro also better.

    moe greenmoe greenAcum 3 luni
  • That looks just like a Iphon come on Samsung do better 🙄🙄

    Ramboe WrightRamboe WrightAcum 3 luni
    • Doesn't look even remotely close to an iPhone😂iphones have huge notches and also have different rear camera setups

      Kafui. xxKafui. xxAcum 2 luni
  • What is the song at 1:26 ?

    KinGSethKinGSethAcum 3 luni
  • where can i get the side action app? whats its name ?

    Mustang ManMustang ManAcum 3 luni
  • iPhone still has 60hz lol

    The UnknownThe UnknownAcum 3 luni
  • Yes I life the phone I am going to get it but what's that's screaming in the background

    Reanee johnsonReanee johnsonAcum 3 luni
  • Does the S20 have a dual sim?

    Jalivia_CurveJalivia_CurveAcum 3 luni
    • Yes and the s20+ is on ebay 630$

      joesterjoesterAcum 3 luni
  • This was the most well thought put review i have watched so far and I have watched way to many reviews.. omg lol

    Life Behind the HatchLife Behind the HatchAcum 3 luni
  • What is tele photo?

    Ryan McInteeRyan McInteeAcum 3 luni
  • In other words, not worth it

    01Smoke01SmokeAcum 3 luni
    • Its on ebay rn for 620$ unde the phone deals

      joesterjoesterAcum 3 luni
  • The s20ultrs is only faster if you get the 16gb ram there is a 12 just like the s20 ans everything else is the same for speed same processor ans everything you truely will not notice any difference on speed as pretty much everyone has stated already which one reason why more people go with the s20 and s20plus now lol its literally not noticeable because of how similiar all of these are in performance if is funny the first month the s20 ultra was outselling them all then all of a sudden after that the others started beating it in dales now they are way way way way passed the ultra in sales lol

    reviewfor thetubereviewfor thetubeAcum 3 luni
  • You have Apple Music installed..... lost all respect

    Jacob WadeJacob WadeAcum 3 luni
  • مرحبا بك كثيرا في كل

    إبراهيم العترإبراهيم العترAcum 3 luni
  • The phone design seems the same as the past few previous generations of Galaxy S phones. I'd love to see a design refresh.

    Jatin ModasiaJatin ModasiaAcum 3 luni
  • 🤣🤣

    Latonya SternsLatonya SternsAcum 3 luni
  • $1k for an Exynos chip? No way!

    Andrei TatuAndrei TatuAcum 3 luni
  • No headphone socket... I'm not buying a new stereo for my car to use this phone ...sticking with s9+

    Rob LeahmanRob LeahmanAcum 3 luni
  • 0:51 It’s not a problem, it’s a ME problem!

    Annette BellAnnette BellAcum 3 luni
  • I just purchased the Samsung Galaxy S20+ and is just learning how to use it. I am not that much into taking photos or videos since I have other cameras just for that. I want it for just as a phone and hope it gives me great service and last a long time.

    Sidney MathiousSidney MathiousAcum 3 luni
  • Camera on s20 when using snapchat? How is the quality?

    NohelyNohelyAcum 3 luni
  • Snapdragon is doing well but Exynoss is heating very much

    Isak MujevicIsak MujevicAcum 3 luni
  • Thanks friend

    Onsite blind cutting Best in MelbourneOnsite blind cutting Best in MelbourneAcum 3 luni
  • why are you comparing the S10 to an iPhone 11 pro? they are completely different price point > compare to the iPhone 11 and the samsung wins on EVERY metric

    GamezGuruGamezGuruAcum 3 luni
  • Just got my S20 5G yesterday I love its camera

    Cody GreenCody GreenAcum 3 luni
  • Why not just add an infrared camera. For the price it might as well be a multi use phone....

    Johnathan ValentinJohnathan ValentinAcum 3 luni
  • S20 is enough for me ~💕

    Supawich MarkSupawich MarkAcum 3 luni
  • So you talking about Camera and stuff and not talking about FPS for Gaming

    GokuSupremeGokuSupremeAcum 4 luni
  • How the hell did they drop that chin so much? Frankly they could've made the bezels here completely uniform bezeless, dope

    JD MarshallJD MarshallAcum 4 luni
  • i will buy this phone next year

    lutfi dandylutfi dandyAcum 4 luni
  • You convinced me to get a S20. Thank you for a honest and great review

    Rune KitRune KitAcum 4 luni
  • In the end I went for the Plus model for a few reasons. I like that it has more compatibility with 5G technology as it's developing, since I'm a layperson and I don't totally understand this stuff, but T Mobile was petty insistent that the Plus model would have more connectivity on their network as it expands, so I said alright to that. There's also the slightly bigger battery on the Plus than the normal version, which appealed to me. The Ultra's battery is even bigger, yes, but it felt a bit too oversized and phablet-ish in my hand when I checked out the different models at demo kiosks. Overall, for the smaller size than the Ultra, the better connectivity than the basic S20, and a battery that sounded like the best fit for me of the three models, the Plus just seemed like the right choice.

    FishSkeletonFishSkeletonAcum 4 luni
  • 0:28 Pixel dont have better cameras, they have better software processing for photos

    Amy BellaAmy BellaAcum 4 luni
  • You can get a s20 for 650€ in September 2020 👌

    bjpabjpaAcum 4 luni
  • I like how every reviewer praises the iPhone like it's a high end product with high end camera when in fact that Samsung and iphone used the same company for camera lol. Samsung has the best screen, customization, best looking, more features then iPhone will ever have.

    Amy BellaAmy BellaAcum 4 luni
  • No headphones jack's? I'm old skool, I like having headphones jacks...

    Willie NillieWillie NillieAcum 4 luni
  • 0:04

    DrColaDrColaAcum 4 luni
  • whats the very first music you played on this video 0:08???

    Turbo RatTurbo RatAcum 4 luni
  • I know I'm weird but I have the s20, but I actually rather the 60hz, 120hz I find blurs when you scroll sometimes

    Jacob DavieJacob DavieAcum 4 luni
  • I have my A20 en I love this phone

    Julio DiazJulio DiazAcum 4 luni
  • moment of silence for all the samsung user who now have no headphones jack

    Andre S.Andre S.Acum 4 luni