From unlocking your phone with iris scanning technology to snapping amazing selfies with a dual-lens front camera, Samsung Galaxy handsets are usually packed with amazing specs. But with so many to choose from, how do you know which model is right for you?
To help out, we take a look six of the best Samsung Galaxy phones on the market to help you decide.
Samsung Galaxy S20 & Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
Specs: 6.2-inch Infinity-O display, triple-lens 64MP+12MP+12MP rear camera, 10MP front camera, 4,000 mAh battery, 151.7 x 69.1 x 7.9mm, 163g.
Unveiled alongside the rest of the S20 series, the Samsung Galaxy S20 is the most budget-friendly handset in the range, however you'll still find all the cutting-edge specs you’d expect from a flagship smartphone.
The all-glass design makes the S20 visually striking, and the 6.2-inch Infinity-O display delivers an immersive viewing experience in vivid colour. If you’re big on mobile gaming, you’ll be pleased to hear that the S20 can operate at a faster refresh rate of 120Hz, so even graphics-intensive games will be crystal clear.
Described by Samsung as the series that will revolutionise smartphone photography, the triple lens camera system on the rear is a highlight. You’ll find a 64MP telephoto lens, 12MP wide lens and 12MP Ultra Wide lens, capable of capturing 3x optical and 30x digital zoom, so no detail is out of reach. You can even record 8K video, and extract 33MP stills from your footage when you find the perfect frame.
For a slightly higher price, the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G offers all the same ground-breaking specs as the S20, with the added bonus of 5G connectivity which enables you to connect to the fifth generation mobile network. This network eliminates latency during gameplay, and offers a more efficient, secure level of connectivity overall. 5G is available in most major cities in the UK, but when you travel outside of a 5G area, your handset will simply connect via 4G or 3G, depending on the location.
Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G
Specs: 6.7-inch Infinity-O display, quad-lens 64MP+12MP+12MP+DepthVision rear camera, 10MP front camera, 4,500 mAh battery, 161.9 x 73.7 x 7.8mm, 186g.
The next step up, the Samsung Galaxy S20 is another 5G-ready handset, fully equipped to benefit from lightning-speed downloads and all the other benefits of this next generation mobile network. The faster refresh rate of 120Hz is available too, so the S20+ 5G can easily handle fast-paced games, while 5G will keep any lag at bay.
At 6.7 inches, the Infinity-O display on the S20+ sits 5G comfortably in the middle when it comes to screen size - the S20 5G comes in at 6.2 inches (while the S20 Ultra 5G offers a larger screen of 6.9 inches).
As well as an impressive screen, a long-lasting 4,500mAh battery and an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner built into the display, this handset comes complete with another remarkable camera setup. The S20+ 5G boasts the same 64MP telephoto lens, 12MP wide lens and 12MP Ultra Wide lens as the S20 and S20 5G, but features an additional DepthVision lens to make your shots look even more high-resolution and professional. There are many different shooting modes to choose from too, including specific settings for Food, Portraits, Slow Motion and Hyperlapse.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
Specs: 6.9-inch Infinity-O display, quad-lens 108MP+12MP+48MP+DepthVision rear camera, 40MP front camera, 5,000 mAh battery, 166.9 x 76.0 x 8.8mm, 220g.
The final and premium handset in the S20 series, the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is packed full of show-stopping specs, starting with the Always-On 6.9-inch Infinity-O display, which has 16M colours to make streaming your favourite shows in the palm of your hand more enjoyable than ever.
It's 5G ready, so just like the Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G, this handset can connect to the fifth generation mobile network when you’re in a 5G area, while the huge 5,000 mAh battery keeps you going all day.
As for the camera, there S20 Ultra 5G goes all out with a 40MP selfie camera, which can video-call two people at once, so catching up has never been easier. The quad camera system on the rear is comprised of an extraordinary 108MP wide lens, 48MP telephoto lens, 12MP Ultra Wide lens and the same DepthVision camera as the S20+ 5G. This game-changing setup can achieve 10x Hybrid Optical Zoom and 100x Super Resolution Zoom, as well as filming in 8K. Shooting in low light super easy too; activate Bright Night mode and your S20 Ultra will combine 30 different takes to find you the best final shot.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite
Specs: 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, triple-lens 48MP+12MP+5MP rear camera, 32MP front camera, 4,500 mAh battery, 162.5 x 75.6 x 8.1 mm, 186g.
Released in early 2020, the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite is a budget-friendly alternative to the flagship Samsung Galaxy S10 handset, with many of the same high-end specs and features.
You’ll enjoy the same 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display and high screen-to-body ratio as the S10, which ideal for gamers, YouTube lovers and binge-watchers alike. The handset itself has a 3D Glasstic design, lending it a premium feel without the high price point.
The S10 Lite features a triple-lens camera made from one 48MP main lens, 12MP Ultra Wide lens and a 5MP Macro lens to help you capture even the smallest details. 128GB storage means you’ll have plenty of room for all your snaps and video footage, and the Samsung Super Steady feature will keep recordings taken by even the shakiest hands smooth.
Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite
Specs: 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display, triple-lens 12MP+12MP+12MP rear camera, 32MP front camera, 4,500 mAh battery, 163.7 x 76.1 x 8.7 mm, 199g.
The Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite, is an affordable flagship, modelled on the premium Samsung Galaxy Note10 handset. The Note10 Lite is powered by an octa-core processor, with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset that makes running the sophisticated Android 10 operating system a breeze.
The most exciting feature on this smartphone has to be the inclusion of the S-Pen stylus, which transforms the 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display into a sketchbook, notepad, canvas and photo editing suite. The S-Pen can also be used a way to take photos hands-free, control your music and more.
The 12MP+12M+12MP rear camera is made up of one telephoto lens, one Ultra Wide lens which can capture 123 degrees in one shot, and one regular wide lens. You’ll be able to masterfully produce a bokeh effect, and enjoy Optical Image Stabilisation thanks to the telephoto lens, which enables beautiful, high-quality close-ups.
Samsung Galaxy A51
Specs: 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display, 48MP+12MP+5MP+5MP rear camera, 32MP front camera, 4,000 mAh, 158.5 x 73.6 x 7.9mm, 172g.
A great mid-range smartphone with plenty to offer, the Samsung Galaxy A51 is the perfect handset for anyone looking for some of the brand’s best features, without the flagship price-tag.
The Super AMOLED display stretches 6.5 inches across the screen and is coated in Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for an extra resilient finish. Sitting centrally at the top of the screen is a 32MP selfie camera, which can capture your best angle and record video footage at 30fps. The quad-lens camera setup on the rear won’t disappoint either, being made up of 48MP+12MP+5MP+5MP lenses, including a macro camera and depth sensor for impeccably detailed shots and bespoke focus in every shot.
As well as being suited to photographers, the powerful Exynos 9611 processor and dedicated Game Booster mode make this an excellent phone for gamers too. There's even a standard 3.5mm jack, giving you your choice of headphones.
Samsung Galaxy A71
Specs: 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, quad-lens 64MP+12MP+5MP+5MP rear camera, 32MP front camera, 4,500 mAh battery, 163.6 x 76.0 x 7.7mm, 179g.
With a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, Samsung has really prioritised your viewing experience on the Samsung Galaxy A71, all whilst maintaining a remarkably accessible price point.
The only interruption to the capacitive touchscreen is the impressive 32MP selfie camera, which is perched inside a circular notch on the display. The rear-facing camera combines a 64MP main lens, 12MP Ultra Wide lens, 5MP macro lens and 5MP depth lens – this combination makes taking super sharp closeups just as easy as fitting your whole view into the frame, so no one gets left out.
Powered by an octa-core processor and running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 chipset, this handset packs a punch. The 4,500 mAh battery will keep you gaming, streaming and swiping all day without fail, but 25W fast charging is available to get you back up to 100% in just an hour and ten minutes.
When it comes to deciding on your new Samsung handset, one thing’s for sure - you'll have plenty of choice. Whether you’re on a budget or looking to splash out on the latest handset, there’s a Samsung Galaxy device for everybody. Browse the latest Samsung deals on e2save.