Following the launch of the Galaxy A30 and the Galaxy A50, Samsung has now launched the Galaxy A20 in India. Sitting above the Galaxy A10, the Galaxy A20 takes on the Redmi Note 7 in India. If you plan on buying the Galaxy A20, make sure to check out our detailed FAQ first to know about all the features of the device.
The Galaxy A20 is definitely an impressive budget mid-range device from Samsung. It might not be better than the Redmi Note 7 but it packs plenty of features that make it worth a look. Check out our detailed Galaxy A20 FAQ to know everything about it.
Galaxy A20 FAQ
Q) What are the full specifications of the Galaxy A20?
A) The full specs of the Galaxy A20 are as follows:
- Display: 6.4-inch HD+ Infinity-U Super AMOLED display, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- Chipset: Exynos 7884 Octa-core chip
- GPU: Mali-G72 MP3
- RAM: 3GB
- Storage: 32GB, microSD card slot
- Rear camera: 13MP PDAF, f/1.9 aperture, 5MP f/2.2 ultra-wide angle sensor, LED flash
- Front camera: 8MP, f/2.0 aperture, In-Display flash
- Sensors: Fingerprint scanner, Accelerometer, Proximity, Hall sensor, Face unlock, Gyroscope, Ambient light sensor
- Connectivity: LTE, Dual-SIM slots, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, USB-C
- Battery: 4000mAh non-removable, 15W fast charging
- Others: Android 9.0 Pie, One UI, Widevine L1 support, Dolby Atmos
Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?
A) Since the Galaxy A20 features a unibody plastic build it means the battery and rear cover are not removable.
Q) Is the Galaxy A20 water-resistant?
A) No, the Galaxy A20 is not dust or water-resistant. It does not even have a water repellent coating so one should avoid bringing the phone in contact with any form of liquid.
Q) Is there Always-On Display on the Galaxy A20?
A) No, the Galaxy A20 lacks Always-On display.
Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can one use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?
A) The Galaxy A20 features two nanoSIM card slots along with a microSD card slot. This means one can use two SIM cards and one SD card on the phone at the same time.
Q) Is the display on the Galaxy 20 protected by Gorilla Glass?
A) No, the display is not protected by Gorilla Glass, though it is a strengthened glass.
Q) Is there a gyroscope and ambient light sensor on the Galaxy A20?
A) Yes! Unlike previous budget offerings from Samsung, the Galaxy A20 does not skimp on the basic sensors and comes with a gyroscope and ambient light sensor.
Q) Where is the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy A20 located?
A) Its located at the rear just below the camera sensor at the rear.
Q) Is there Samsung Pay support on the Galaxy A20?
A) No, the handset does not come with full Samsung Pay support. It has Samsung Pay mini which means UPI and Wallet integration but you cannot use the phone to pay using your CC or DC
Q) Is there FM Radio on the Galaxy A20?
A) Yes, the Galaxy A20 has FM radio.
Q) What about IR blaster?
A) No. The Galaxy A20 does not feature an IR blaster.
Q) Is there Widevine L1 support on the device? Meaning can it playback HD videos from Netflix and other streaming services?
A) It does not really matter since the Galaxy A20 features an HD+ display. This means it cannot display Full HD resolution content in its full glory.
Q) How many fingerprints can one register on the Galaxy A20?
Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the Galaxy A20?
A) No, it cannot.
Q) Can the Galaxy A20 record Full HD videos? What about 4K videos?
A) The Galaxy A20 can record Full HD videos but it cannot record 4K videos.
Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?
A) Android 9.0. The Galaxy A20 runs on Samsung’s new One UI that has so far only been available on its flagship devices.
Q) Does the Galaxy A20 support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?
A) Yes, it supports LTE and VoLTE out of the box. Like with many other phones, the handset will also work with a Reliance Jio SIM out of the box.
Q) Is there dual VoLTE support on the Galaxy A20?
A) Yes, the Galaxy A20 has Dual-VoLTE support which means you can connect to two VoLTE networks at the same time.
Q) Can one lock apps on the Galaxy A20?
A) Yes. One simply needs to move apps and files they want to lock to the Secure Folder to lock and hide them.
Q) Can the Galaxy A20 playback PUBG smoothly?
A) Yes, it can at HD/High settings. The HD+ display resolution means the GPU does not have to push as many pixels as other phones in this segment like the Redmi Note 7.
Q) Is fast or quick charging supported on the Galaxy A20?
A) Yes! The Galaxy A20 supports 15W fast charging. Even better, Samsung bundles a 15W fast charging adapter with the device.
Q) How much free storage space does the Galaxy A20 have out of the box?
A) Almost 21GB. One can free a bit more space by uninstalling some of the bloatware that ships on the phone.
Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?
A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some pre-installed apps on the Galaxy A20, though not all of them can be disabled.
Q) Does the Galaxy A20 feature face unlock?
A) Yes, the Galaxy A20 features face unlock.
Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Galaxy A20?
A) You get the phone, a 15W fast charger, a USB cable, SIM ejector tool, earphones, and some regulatory papers. No case or screen guard is bundled with the phone.
Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?
A) Yes, the Galaxy A20 supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.
Q) How many variants of the Galaxy A20 Samsung selling in India?
A) Samsung is selling only one variant of the Galaxy A20 in India with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.
Q) What color variants of the Galaxy A20 are being sold in India?
A) Samsung is selling the Galaxy A20 in Black, Red, and Blue colors.
Q) What’s the price of the Galaxy A20?
A) The Galaxy A20 is priced at Rs 12,990 in India.
Q) Where can one buy the Galaxy A20 from?
A) The Galaxy A20 is only available for purchase through offline stores in India, though Samsung is selling it through its online store as well.
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