Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories November 18

While Android 12 has only been released on one Samsung device in its stable form, Samsung is moving along with bringing the update to more devices. Today, Samsung has opened up the Android 12 / One UI 4.0 beta program to the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy S20.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories July 14

Galaxy S20 displays seem to be failing with age, leaving phones w/ unusable green screen

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series was overpriced at the worst time, but all three devices were ones we rather enjoyed. However, it seems that time isn’t being kind as more than a few Galaxy S20 owners are reporting that their screen is turning green, leaving the phone unusable.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories July 6

Samsung starts selling certified refurbished Galaxy S20 from $650; Note 20 and S20 FE coming soon

Refurbished smartphones are a common way to save a few bucks on an upgrade, and this week, Samsung is expanding its list of official offerings. Now, you can buy a refurbished Galaxy S20, S20+, or S20 Ultra that’s certified by Samsung itself.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 19

Galaxy S20 update rolls out with yet more camera performance improvements

Shortly after the March 2021 was confirmed as rolling out for the Galaxy S20 series, a new update has now arrived to help improve camera performance of the 2020 flagship.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories February 17

The rollout of Android 11 by Samsung has been way faster than anyone expected, and it continues to expand to more devices. However, that rollout came with One UI 3.0, not the newer version shipping on the Galaxy S21. Tonight, Samsung is announcing the rollout of One UI 3.1.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories September 4, 2020

The highly anticipated One UI 2.5 update is now rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S20 series, having shipped pre-installed on the Galaxy Note 20 series.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories August 5, 2020

Samsung’s Galaxy flagships are excellent smartphones, but they trip up a bit when it comes to software. Between bloatware, slower updates, and more, it can be a little frustrating. Today, though, Samsung is announcing something big. Every Samsung flagship since the Galaxy S10 will get three years of Android updates.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories July 15, 2020

[Update: Verizon S20 ] July patch rolling out for Samsung Galaxy S20 series w/ camera improvements

The July 2020 security patch has now already started rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy S20 series in Korea, with the update bringing some added camera enhancements in tow.

[Update: Verizon S10 series] June 2020 security patch now rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy S20 series

The June 2020 security patch has already begun rolling out for unlocked variants of the Samsung Galaxy S20 series in the US.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories June 24, 2020

The Galaxy S20 Ultra might be the true flagship Samsung, but camera focus problems, supposed update fixes, and now green display tint issues have all compounded the most expensive Android phone ever.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories May 26, 2020

Security is an important part of our smartphones since they carry so much personal information, and as things advance, they’re only going to be carrying more. Today, Samsung is announcing a new “Secure Element” chip that’s a turnkey solution for securely storing this data, and it’s already being used on the Galaxy S20.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories May 21, 2020

To the surprise of absolutely nobody, a new report from research firm Strategy Analytics names the Samsung Galaxy S20+ as the top-selling 5G smartphone in the US for Q1 2020.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories May 7, 2020

Review: Zagg’s Gear4 cases for Galaxy S20 offer protection, styles to suit everyone

There are tons of cases on the market for Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series, and lately, we’ve spent some time testing several of them out. Included in the collection was Zagg’s Gear4 series for Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra — here’s what you need to know.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories May 1, 2020

We’ve known pretty much from day one that Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series has been far less popular than what came before it, but a new report is shedding light on the matter that makes things even worse. While the Galaxy S20 is helping 5G phones count for more of the market, this series is barely making a dent compared to Galaxy S9 and S20 sales.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 29, 2020

Samsung Galaxy S20 update delivers May security patch, not much else

Samsung has been pumping out Galaxy S20 updates since its launch to fix problems pointed out by early owners, and now another update is rolling out. As spotted by SamMobile, the May security update is not heading to Galaxy S20 owners.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 28, 2020

Galaxy S20 Ultra’s massive camera bump appears to be more prone to cracking

Selling a $1,400 phone has everyone looking for perfection, but it seems like Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra just can’t catch a break. A report from SamMobile details that some S20 Ultra owners are dealing with broken camera glass.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 25, 2020

Review: Spigen’s Galaxy S20 lineup is as expansive and protective as ever before

Perhaps one of the most popular third-party smartphone case makers is Spigen, thanks to a solid lineup of affordable cases for almost every major smartphone. That same lineup is available for Samsung’s Galaxy S20 lineup, and I’m here to tell you that a Spigen case is just as good as ever.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 24, 2020

Review: Ringke Fusion for Galaxy S20 offers matte texture, unique design w/ a low price

There are hundreds of case options for Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series, but often, they all feel like the same thing with a different coat of paint. Ringke’s Fusion cases for the Galaxy S20 series look like that at first, but in person, they’ve proven to be my favorite options, thanks to good design and a matte texture.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 22, 2020

Sprint Galaxy S20 buyers get access to T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network soon

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series is the first collection of widely available 5G devices on the market in the United States and carriers are excited to bring that to customers. While we still don’t advise buying a phone just for 5G, there are perks. This month, Sprint users who bought a Galaxy S20 are getting access to T-Mobile’s 5G network.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 21, 2020

Review: Tech21’s Galaxy S20 cases keep your phone and the Earth a little cleaner

Cleanliness is a topic on just about everyone’s mind nowadays, and really, every little thing you do helps. Lately, I’ve been using Tech21’s cases with my Galaxy S20+, and I’ve got to say, there’s a lot to like. Here’s a quick overview.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 20, 2020

We have reported on previous Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra hardware issues, but it appears the most recent update has caused so many problems that the Korean firm has pulled the OTA update.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 16, 2020

Samsung reportedly cuts smartphone production by over 50% this month

2020 hasn’t been a kind year for the smartphone industry and, now, it seems Samsung is having to make some tough calls. According to a new report, Samsung is cutting its smartphone production numbers in half this month.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 13, 2020

Overheating, autofocus issues are the latest complaints w/ Exynos Galaxy S20 Ultra

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra wasn’t exactly the most well-received phone, but its Exynos-powered model fared even worse. In the latest wave of complaints, Galaxy S20 Ultra users stuck with the Exynos 990 processor are complaining of overheating and continued autofocus problems.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 7, 2020

Samsung is pretty good about regular security patches, especially for newer smartphones. This week, Samsung is rolling out the April security update for the Galaxy S20 series alongside updates for the camera.

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[Update: White] Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra may get a new color soon

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra brings a ton to the table, but for an enthusiast phone, its design is rather boring. To give the look some new life, Samsung is apparently adding a new color variant in the not-too-distant future, but we just don’t know which one the Galaxy S20 Ultra will get.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 3, 2020

Samsung’s Exynos team is ‘humiliated’ that the Galaxy S20 uses Snapdragon in Korea

Samsung’s in-house Exynos chipset is used in the Galaxy S20 series in some regions, much to the chagrin of some users. Now, a report from Korea reveals that Samsung’s Exynos team is “humiliated” that the S20 doesn’t use an Exynos processor in Samsung’s home country.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 2, 2020

With three distinct Samsung Galaxy S20 series devices to choose from, you might not know which the best option is for you to buy.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories April 1, 2020

Smartphones have gotten really expensive, and that’s become very evident with the latest Samsung Galaxy flagships. The Galaxy S20 series starts at $999 and just goes up from there. Now, Samsung is offering to “buy back” Galaxy S20 models for half of the original cost up to two years later.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 28, 2020

You can get very, very good smartphones for not a lot of money nowadays. With a low price point, there’s a lot of room for forgiveness. If a feature isn’t perfect, that’s fine! It was a good value after all. As prices go up, though, room for quirks and issues quickly dries up. At $1,400, customers are right for expecting a phone that’s basically perfect and with its Galaxy S20 Ultra, Samsung tries to deliver that, but fails in one key area — a key area that also happens to be the main marketing point.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 26, 2020

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series is comprised of three excellent smartphones, but it seems Samsung is having trouble moving units. According to a report from Korea, Samsung’s Galaxy S20 sales might only be roughly half of what the Galaxy S10 sold in the same amount of time.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 24, 2020

The Galaxy S20 series has been on the market for a few weeks now and, as we published in our full review, the battery life is pretty good even with the 120Hz refresh rate enabled! Now, the folks at Anandtech have published an extensive test to show just how much of an impact 120Hz has on a Galaxy S20’s battery, as well as showing how Exynos differs.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 21, 2020

Samsung’s new Galaxy S20 series is full of some really great flagship phones, but they suffer a bit in the camera department. After promising to fix issues, Samsung is now rolling out a new update for the Galaxy S20, which apparently focuses on camera and autofocus qualms.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 18, 2020

Like any other new smartphone, Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series has been experiencing some bugs and issues following its launch. Now, some Galaxy S20 owners are reporting a GPS lock issue when using apps such as Google Maps and Waze.

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How to adjust vibrate setting on Samsung Galaxy S20

Our smartphones deliver hundreds of notifications and often many phone calls on a daily basis, but always having an audible ringer can sometimes be inappropriate. If you’ve got a Samsung Galaxy S20, you’ve of course got access to a vibrate setting, and here’s how you can adjust the strength of it.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 17, 2020

Samsung’s smartphone designs over the past several years have been just getting better and better, with the new S20 series being no exception. However, the S20 Ultra especially suffers from bland color options. If you want to add some life to your Galaxy S20 or, frankly, protect your very expensive smartphone, dbrand’s Grip case has been a favorite of mine, especially with the “Teardown” skin.

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Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series is made up of some pretty great smartphones, but like any other smartphone, they launched with a handful of unfortunate bugs. Now, we’re getting some details on what the next Galaxy S20 update might contain.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 9, 2020

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra is a really expensive smartphone at $1,400, so you’d probably want it to be tough and hold up over time. Luckily, that seems to be just the case. In his latest video, JerryRigEverything takes the Galaxy S20 Ultra through a durability test which shows it’s very tough, but also scathes the price point.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 8, 2020

How to use gesture navigation on the Samsung Galaxy S20

Android 10 introduced a new system of gestures to the platform, and they’re pretty great! These new gestures can be found on any phone shipping with Android 10, including Samsung’s Galaxy S20. Here’s how to turn them on.

How to turn on dark mode on the Samsung Galaxy S20

Dark mode is a popular way to ease eye strain, save on battery life, and frankly, it just looks cool, too. If you’ve got a Galaxy S20, you’ve also got access to a system-wide dark mode — here’s how to turn it on.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 7, 2020

How to turn on battery percentage on the Galaxy S20

Samsung packed all of its Galaxy S20 models with pretty huge batteries, but they don’t have crazy endurance, unfortunately. If you want to keep better track of the endurance on the Galaxy S20, S20+, or S20 Ultra, here’s how to turn on the battery percentage in the status bar.

How to turn off your Samsung Galaxy S20

In a departure from how most Android smartphones work, Samsung has made it slightly more difficult to turn off your phone with its Galaxy S20 lineup. Whether it’s just time for a disconnect or you need to turn it off and on again to troubleshoot an issue, here’s how to turn off your Galaxy S20 using the power menu.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 6, 2020

How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy S20

Want to capture a screenshot on Samsung’s Galaxy S20? It’s a pretty easy process as it is on any smartphone, but if you’re switching from another device or perhaps the S20 is even your first smartphone, it’s not something that’s very obvious. So, here’s how to take a screenshot on the Samsung Galaxy S20.

How to disable Bixby on the Samsung Galaxy S20

In a world of voice assistants, Samsung has had its own option in Bixby since the debut of the Galaxy S8 a few years ago. The assistant is still a core part of Samsung’s software, but it’s not something all users will actually want to make a part of their routine. Here’s how to disable Bixby completely on the Samsung Galaxy S20.

If you pre-ordered a Samsung Galaxy S20, you probably have your device as of today. Samsung had several incentives for ordering the phone, and one of those was a credit for Samsung’s store. Here’s how to claim your Galaxy S20 pre-order credit.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 5, 2020

AT&T launches faster 5G+ w/ mmWave, works on Galaxy S20, Ultra

5G connectivity is finally becoming real in 2020 with some networks providing widespread coverage throughout the United States. This week, AT&T is expanding its 5G network by flipping the switch on mmWave connectivity in select markets.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is a really, really expensive smartphone and now, we know what makes it tick. Today, Tech Insights has taken a deep dive in the Galaxy S20 Ultra to reveal how much the device costs to make, also revealing how much of that cost comes from the camera.

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Since the Galaxy S20 went out to reviewers and early adopters, there have been a few complaints about the cameras. Now, Samsung is starting to roll out an update to the Galaxy S20 series that works on improving the camera among other things.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Stories March 4, 2020

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 series goes on sale this week and, at the time of writing, a lot of those who pre-ordered are already getting their hands on these new smartphones. I’ll be working on full reviews of the Galaxy S20/+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra over the next week or two, but I’ve had my hands on the S20+ for the past 24 hours and I’ve got a few thoughts to share.

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