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Galaxy S20 vs S20+ vs S20 Ultra: What’s the difference?Not a world of difference

Samsung’s Galaxy S line for 2020 appears to have undergone a significant reshuffle, apart from the fact that its name now matches the year. Taking cues from the iPhone 11 series, the base model no longer has a separate, visibly lower-end ‘e’ branding, but is simply called the Galaxy S20, nor is it a slouch anymore. The new entrant—the S20 Ultra—takes the experience a notch higher with (slightly) superior internals, sitting right above the Plus model. The ambitious trio of flagships universally commits itself to 5G connectivity in the US, ditching the 4G-only variants for good.

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Galaxy S20 pre-orders start now: Here are the best deals from carriers, retailers, and SamsungYour guide to the risks and rewards of chasing deals and switching networks

If you've been waiting for your chance to reserve a Galaxy S20, S20+, or S20 Ultra in the United States, today's the day you can do so. Major carriers and retailers are scrambling over themselves in enticing you to buy these 5G phones (and that complementary 5G wireless service) from them and it can be a messy time trying to sort out what's going on. So, here's our best attempt at just that!

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Galaxy S20 Ultra camera samples: Our first shots with Samsung's new flagship

This year's Galaxy S phones have fewer camera changes than we expected—unless you go all the way to the top-of-the-line model. Samsung's $1,400 Galaxy S20 Ultra sports a 108MP primary sensor, a 48MP telephoto system (with 100x "hybrid" zoom), and a 12MP ultra-wide. I've only had the S20 Ultra for a few hours, but I've already been playing around with these new cameras. Our full review will include an in-depth discussion of the camera performance, but here's the first batch of sample photos for you to obsess over.

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Samsung restocking Galaxy Z Flip, launching S20 presales on February 21It's a Friday retail twofer for Sammy

Samsung is on production overdrive right now as it aims to to meet demand for the Galaxy Z Flip while also launching its flagship Galaxy S20 series. Turns out, the company is going full throttle on everything tomorrow.

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Unsurprisingly, DisplayMate says the Galaxy S20 Ultra has the best OLED ever (Updated)Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

Some things are just inevitable. The tides go in, the tides go out. Sunrise, sunset. Samsung releases a new phone, and it has a slightly better OLED than the last one. It's an inescapable truth, confirmed again thanks to DisplayMate. The new display king is, of course, the Galaxy Note 10+ S20 Ultra.

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Samsung will sell two 25W fast-charging USB-C power banks for the Galaxy S20 (Update: US pricing)One of them has two USB-C ports and a Qi wireless charging pad

Samsung announced a slew of accessories for its new Galaxy S20 line-up yesterday, but failed to mention the one gadget everyone needs these days: battery packs. They may not be as sexy as LED or Kvadrat cases, but they can be real lifesavers, and soon Samsung will be selling an powerful pair of power banks with up to 25W USB-C output.

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These high-FPS games are ready for the Galaxy S20's 120Hz screenThe Galaxy S20 has a great selection thanks to its pioneering competitors

The Samsung Galaxy S20 is the first mainstream Android phone to feature an (optional) 120Hz display refresh rate mode, following the Asus ROG Phone II and its fellow gaming devices on the heels. That makes the Galaxy S20's interface extra smooth, but dedicated 120fps content utilizing the new capabilities is still few and far between. The best way to push the display to its limit is by testing some games, and we've got you covered with a selection of more than 200 high frame rate titles we're currently aware of.

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Pay attention, Google: Every Galaxy S20 model has at least 12GB of RAM

It's almost comical how much RAM some Android devices have at this point. The Asus Zenfone 6 Edition 30, Xiaomi Black Share 2 Pro, and Redmi K20 Pro Premium Edition all have 12GB of RAM, and now Samsung is joining the you-can-never-have-too-much-memory club.

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Here's why Samsung's 120Hz Galaxy S20 screen looks so greatIt's like buttah

Smartphone makers love pushing limits, and over the years we've seen them fight to one-up each other by delivering the biggest and highest-resolution screens, or cameras with the most megapixels. Over the course of the past year or so the latest incarnation of this trend has emerged, with manufacturers launching phones featuring some of the smoothest, highest-frame-rate displays ever. Now Samsung finds itself at the front of this effort, as it launches the Galaxy S20 series with 120Hz displays. What's so great about this tech and why should you care? Let's take a look.

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Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra buyer's guide: Which should you get?Tl;dr get the little one or the biggest, just know you'll pay a lot for either

Samsung's latest and greatest smartphones have arrived, but not without a bit of confusion: the latest Galaxy lineup is considerably different than in years past, and it's made choosing a phone a bit more complicated as a result. Our buyer's guide will help you sort through the noise on the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra.

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