After weeks spoiler and leaks, Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy S20 series. At the recent Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event in San Francisco, the company introduced the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 + and Galaxy S20 Ultra. While the devices vary widely in size, cameras, battery capacity and connectivity, they all have the same SoC, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 or Exynos 990 depending on your region. However, the performance of the devices will not be the same in each region. This is because Samsung offers many SKUs from every S20 model, some of which have 8 or 12 GB of memory. RAM. But if you get the most powerful Galaxy S20 Ultra, you can reach 16GB of RAM.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is the first smartphone in the market with 16GB of RAM, but it won't hold the crown for long. THE Xiaomi expected to announce its turn - My 10 in just two days and the devices will probably have up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM as well. Samsung is supplying the internal memory units, unlike Xiaomi, which is supplied by Micron and Samsung.
With 16GB of RAM, the S20 Ultra easily exceeds one laptop in memory capacity. This amount of RAM may seem overwhelming, but it could be useful for those using Samsung DeX as a complete replacement for the computer. In addition, with the needs of modern gaming, 16GB of RAM can be used to enjoy the Galaxy S20 Ultra in all scenarios without having to worry about downloading applications. Samsung's RAM is LPDDR5, which is faster than the previous generation of most LPDDR4X drives flagship smartphones of the market. The LPDDR5 enables higher memory speeds with lower power consumption thanks to features like DVFS, Deep Sleep Mode, DQ Copy and WriteX.
Finally, the 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM on the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra should not be considered a gimmick. Instead, it's one future-proofing marketplace, which lets you keep your apps in memory, swap between apps, and load multiple apps on your phone or Samsung DeX, for many years.