In Samsung’sworld, the S20 Plus is most in need of an identity. Smack dab in the middle of the smaller, cheaper Galaxy S20 and the gargantuan (with an eye-watering price tag to match), the S20 Plus has very little to differentiate itself from the other two. Pricing starts at $1,199, £999 and AU$1,499.
- Large, brilliant screen
- Excellent camera image quality
- Supports fastest 5G speeds
- Thick, heavy, unrefined
The S20 Plus’ two main assets are the 6.7-inch screen (larger than the standard S20’s 6.2-inch display), and the fact that it supports the fastest 5G speeds, using . With the exception of Verizon‘s unreleased model, the Galaxy S20 taps into a slower version of 5G called Sub-6.
There’s a smattering of other perks. The S20 Plus has a larger battery than the S20 (but smaller than the Ultra), which in our looping video test lasted 21 hours in airplane mode and 17 hours, 15 minutes in our Wi-Fi test that simulates real-world use. That’s when using the default 60Hz screen refresh rate.
Unlike the S20, the Plus gives you an option to buy a 512GB variant. The larger model