Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G Philippines Price, Specs, Key Features, Pre-Order Freebies

At exactly 10 o'clock in the evening on Thursday, August 5, 2020, Korean tech giant Samsung mounted its first-ever online livestream Unpacked event where the company unveiled its latest set of innovative products made for discerning tech consumers.

In the handset category, Samsung introduced the two latest models in its very popular Galaxy Note flagship smartphone series.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra is the more expensive model of the two and as such, it is also the one that has the larger and higher resolution screen, a more powerful set of internal hardware, as well as more advanced mobile connectivity features.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra Philippines

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G is also the first Note handset to support ultra-fast 5G mobile data connection which is now available in some key areas in Metro Manila and New Clark City in Pampanga through Smart Communications and its archrival Globe Telecom.

Officially superseding 4G LTE as the latest generation mobile broadband technology, 5G's download and upload speeds can reach a whopping 1Gbps and this truly allows mobile consumers - including heavy gamers and power users - to do more on their smartphones on-the-go.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra Philippines

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G and its slightly more affordable sibling - Samsung Galaxy Note20 - build upon the long-standing tradition of excellence, elegance, power, and reliability that consumers have come to love in the Korean Giant's well-received Galaxy Note line.

According to Samsung, the Galaxy Note20 Ultra is specifically crafted for long-time Note fans who demand maximum power and productivity from their smartphones while the Galaxy Note20 is for users who are finally ready to level-up to Note and want to make the most of their time for work and play. Both models are built for efficiency, giving their owners more time to connect with the people they love.

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As a loyal Galaxy Note user, I can attest to the S-Pen's reliability in accomplishing more on my smartphone anytime, anywhere. With it, I could swiftly write down notes during events and even draw concepts that are often hard to explain to my clients through words.

Personally, I'm glad that Samsung continues to enhance the functionality of the S-Pen to make it a more powerful tool for all Galaxy Note owners.

The new Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra come with a new S-Pen that has a lower 9-millisecond latency which truly delivers a life-like pen-to-paper writing experience. This is great for us who prefer jotting down notes instead of thumb-typing them on their screen of our handsets.

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On top of that, the Note20 Series' S-Pen is powered by the new Samsung Notes app that comes with auto-save and syncing capabilities as well as an auto-straighten feature that transforms messy handwriting into legible penmanship.

Likewise, giving feedback using the Samsung Notes app is easier as you can now annotate and highlight PDFs. You can also record audio while writing notes and tap a word to play it. Finally, you can organize your notes further by utilizing the new and intuitive folder management feature that makes it easier to look for items.

If you wish to get even more work done with your Galaxy Note20, you can make use of Microsoft’s Your Phone app with Link to Windows integration. This productivity feature gives you access to your mobile apps directly from your Windows 10 PC seamlessly. With it, you can send messages, sync photos, and even make or receive calls from your Windows 10 laptop or desktop. You may also add your favorite mobile apps to your Windows Taskbar or Start Menu for easier access.

According to Samsung, come the latter part of 2020, Note20 owners will even be able to run multiple applications side by side on their Windows 10 PCs. Also, your productivity ecosystem will be aligned across devices when Samsung Notes app syncs to Microsoft OneNote and Outlook 3 as well as when your Reminders sync with Microsoft Outlook, To Do, and Teams 4.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra Display

Great for getting work done, Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra 5G are also amazing for play or for celebrating our creative passions anytime, anywhere.

In particular, the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra and Ultra 5G have a massive 6.9-inch WQHD+ 3088 x 1440 pixels Dynamic AMOLED 2.0 Infinity-O Display with Curved Edge that's HDR10+ Certified and supports up to 120Hz Refresh Rate.

This very large, ultra-crisp, and super brilliant screen greatly enhances the user's viewing experience when watching high-definition movies and TV series as well as when playing high-frame-rate mobile games.

Speaking of games, Samsung Galaxy Note20 Series has a Game Booster that improves AI features and enhances NPU performance in monitoring how games run on the smartphone and in automatically adjusting phone settings for buttery-smooth gameplay. Along with its 5G and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity support, the Galaxy Note20 Series' beastly Exynos 990 processor - which is one of the most powerful mobile processors to date, based on AnTutu Benchmark Score - truly allow these new flagship models from Samsung to deliver an immersive and highly-competitive gaming experience.

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For those who use their smartphones like a reliable point-and-shoot camera for taking breath-taking photos that they share online, Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra sport a Multi Rear Camera module made up of an incredible 108 MegaPixel Primary Shooter with f/1.8 wide aperture and large 1/1.33" sensor size for stellar imaging performance even in low light conditions, a 12 MegaPixel 120˚ Ultra-Wide Secondary Camera that's great for landscape, travel, and architectural photography, a 12 MegaPixel 20˚ Telephoto Tertiary Camera that lets you zoom in on the subject without physically moving closer to it and powers the Note20 Series' 5x Optical Zoom and 50x Super-Resolution Zoom, and finally, there's a Laser AutoFocus Sensor that helps to improve the Note20 Ultra camera's overall autofocusing speed and Live Focus Effect when taking portraits and product shots.

According to Samsung, the Galaxy Note20 Series is also powerful enough for Cinematic Filmmaking. Supporting 21:9 aspect ratio and 24fps video recording, these flagship cameraphones' 4K and 8K video cameras allow any vlogger or aspiring film-maker to create high-definition content that viewers can enjoy for years to come.

Youtube Content Creators can use these handsets' powerful Pro Video Mode with pro-grade focus, audio, exposure, zoom speed control, and FullHD 120fps slo-mo video recording to come up with clips that are more pleasing to watch. With the Galaxy Note20 series, you can adjust gain and select between the onboard microphone or an external source for better sound quality. For instance, you can pair these handsets with Galaxy Buds Live via Bluetooth so you can record crystal-clear audio by minimizing background noise.

The 10 MegaPixel front-facing camera with Dual Pixel autofocus is good for snapping selfies and groufies with loved ones and it can also be used for vlogging as it supports 4K video recording at up to 60 frames per second.

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Powered by a large 4,500 mAh Li-Ion Battery that supports up to 25W USB Power Delivery 3.0 wired charging and 15W wireless charging, Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G comes with additional useful features like Samsung Knox mobile security platform, In-Display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner, Nearby Share via Ultra-Wide Band or UWB for fast file transfers, and the all-new Samsung Dex.

The Advanced Samsung Dex now lets you wirelessly connect the Samsung Galaxy Note20 series to a supported Smart TV for an even larger screen. You can now also multi-task and manage two screens simultaneously so you can stay in touch with your loved ones on social media through the smartphone while watching a movie on the Smart TV.

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Design-wide, the IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G features a machine-crafted metal mid-frame sandwiched by two glass panels that gently curve on the sides. This flagship smartphone is available in three elegant colors - namely, Mystic Black, Mystic White, and Mystic Bronze - that all exude an air of opulence and corporate sophistication.

Now, I'm sure you're wondering: How much is the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra in the Philippines and when will it be available for purchase? Will there be freebies for those who will pre-order or buy the smartphone ahead of others?

To answer these questions, the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G with 12GB RAM and 256GB of expandable storage dons an official suggested retail of PHP 72,990 and will be available for pre-order starting from August 7 to 16, 2020. Samsung fans who will successfully pre-order a unit will get a free 34SQM Air Purifier worth PHP 16,995. Also, those who will buy the handset from August 5 12MN to August 6 6AM via Samsung Online Partners will get an additional Mightnight Exclusive Promo Freebie, which is UV Sterilizer with Wireless Charging worth PHP 2,199 aside from the Air Purifier.

The Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 4G LTE 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM version comes with a more accessible PHP 67,990 price tag and an equally enticing Galaxy Buds Live or eStore Voucher Worth PHP 7,500 Pre-Order Freebie. The Midnight Exclusive Promo also applies for this model.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G and 4G LTE versions will be available at Samsung Concept Stores, partner retailers, and through Samsung's network partners starting on August 21, 2020.

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G Specs
164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm
208 grams
6.9-inch edge WQHD+ 3088 x 1440 pixels, 496ppi, Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O Display
HDR10+ Certified
120Hz Refresh Rate
Front Camera Punch Hole
IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
S-Pen Stylus Support
Multi Rear Camera Set-up
108 MegaPixels, 79˚ Wide Angle Camera, f/1.8 Aperture, 1/1.33", 0.8μm, PDAF, OIS
12 MegaPixels, 120˚ Ultra-Wide Camera, f/2.2 Aperture, 1.4μm,
12 MegaPixels, 20˚ Telephoto Camera, f/3.0 Aperture, 1.0μm
Laser AF Sensor
Space Zoom, 5x Optical Zoom, up to 50x Super-Resolution Zoom, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), Tracking AF
Front-Facing Camera
10 MegaPixels, 80˚ Wide, f/2.2 Aperture, 1.22μm, Dual Pixel AF
Video Recorder
Back - 8K 24fps, 4K 30/60fps, 1080p 30/60/240fps, 720p 960fps, HDR10+, Stereo Sound Recording, gyro-EIS and OIS
Front - 4K 30/60fps, 1080p 30fps
One UI 2.1
Android 10 Operating System
7nm+ 3.0 GHz Octa-Core Exynos 990 Processor
4G Version: 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM
5G Version: 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM
UFS 3.1
microSD card Slot, shared with Hybrid Secondary nanoSIM Slot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6
Bluetooth 5.0
Availability of 5G Version
Under Display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner
32-bit/384kHz Audio, Tuned by AKG
USB Type C
USB On-The-Go
Dual nanoSIM, Dual Standby
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Charging Fast Charging
15W Fact Qi/PMA Wireless Charging
9W Reverse Wireless Charging
Non-removable 4,500 mAh Li-Ion Battery
Glass-Metal-Glass Build
Curved-Edge Display
Mystic Black, Mystic White, Mystic Bronze (5G)

Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G Price in the Philippines

Official Suggested Retail Prices:
4G LTE Model 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM - PHP 67,990
5G Model 12GB RAM + 256GB ROM - PHP 72,990

Pre-Order Period - August 7 to 16, 2020
Pre-Order Freebies:
4G LTE Model - Galaxy Buds Live or eStore Voucher Worth PHP 7,500
5G Model - 34SQM Air Purifier worth PHP 16,995

Midnight Exclusive Promo:
August 5, 2020 10PM to August 6, 2020 6AM via Samsung Online Partners
Midnight Exclusive Promo Additional Freebie:
UV Sterilizer with Wireless Charging worth PHP 2,199

Physical Store Availability in the Philippines - August 21, 2020

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