When did the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G come out?
Released on the 5th of August 2020, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is the last in the legendary line of 'Note' model smartphone from Samsung. The device features an octa-core processor from Samsung’s own Exynos 990 chipset meaning that everything that you can throw at this device will be handled with the utmost speed and efficiency.
It is available in three colours: Mystic Bronze, Mystic Gray and Mystic Green.
Dimensions: 161.6 x 75.2 x 8.3 mm (6.36 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)
Weight: 192 g (Sub6 5G), 194 g (6.77 oz)
Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 for utmost protection against damage to the screen
Super AMOLED Plus display, HDR10+, 6.7 inches, 108.4 cm2, 1080 x 2400 pixels
Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.0
Octa-core processor (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.50 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Built in fingerprint sensor
Li-Ion 4300 mAh, non-removable battery, fast charging 25W
Supports USB 3.0
Triple Rear Camera
12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
64 MP, f/2.0, 27mm (telephoto), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x hybrid zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm
Supports 8K video recording at 24fps and 4K at 30/60fps
10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/3.2", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
4K video recording at 30/60fps
Should I buy a used Samsung Note 20 5G?
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is a device that will not slow you down when it comes to productivity and your necessary daily tasks such as multitasking browsing social media, playing games, and even performance-sensitive activities such as video or audio editing, with the endlessly versatile S-Pen bringing the unparalleled user experience Galaxy Note users know and love.
Proprietary software included by Samsung improves performance in mobile gaming as well as allowing for wireless sync with desktop and laptop PC’s, as well as DeX features which allow for remote connection to compatible devices.
Security software will also fully protect your device with Samsung offering real-time virus monitoring and protection program Knox, and an ability to choose a ‘Secure Folder’ in which you can isolate and protect content such as apps, photos, movies, and private files. You need not worry about viruses with the Note 20.
The bright AMOLED 2400 x 1080 display offers superb colour and contrast, with its OLED panel allowing users to choose their own optimum colour profile. The display uses a 60Hz refresh rate and offers a new standard of brightness which enables users to experience unparalleled ease of use in environments of extreme brightness, under direct sunlight at the beach for example.
In terms of battery life, the Note 20 has a 4300mAh cell, offering performance comparable with any flagship device on the market today. The Note 20, when streaming a high quality 90-minute video continuously, will only lose 10% of its battery!
The camera offered by the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 includes three separate cameras with differing lenses and aperture to choose from depending on your subject. The device also includes Live Focus, an option which allows users to customise the background blur of their photos as they take them, and Night Mode, which brings clarity out of images taken in dark environments through merging multiple exposures.
The video capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 allow you to capture your memories in the most high resolution, versatile format yet. An 8K rear camera brings next-level detail, and you can flick through the 3X 1X and 0.5X lenses as you capture, letting you act as director as you go.
The selfie camera is 10 megapixels, which is more than enough to bring out excellent detail in moderate to high light conditions, taking the quality of your selfies soaring.
The Galaxy Note 20 supports 5G as standard for the fastest available mobile network experience.
Finally, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is also a good budget option for those looking to save money, offering flagship performance as part of the Note line, while still being less expensive than the other device in this series, the Note 20 Ultra.
Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G waterproof?
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is not waterproof but it is -IP68 dust/water resistant, meaning that the device can be submerged in water up to 1.5m for 30 mins, meaning that any spillages or unwanted accidents will not result in a completely destroyed device.
Saving money on your Samsung Note 20 5G through buying refurbished
When purchasing a device graded as ‘Like New’, you can expect to pay more than the same device in ‘Good’ condition, as a ‘Like New’ device will display much less cosmetic wear and appear exactly as new, just without the box. Every Samsung Galaxy device that we sell is fully tested and expertly refurbished; our grading system only refers to the cosmetic condition of the device, and has zero impact on system performance. Those who are seeking out savings, then, must choose the device in a condition fitting for their price range.
Our grading system works as follows:
Fully tested with no visible signs of use, for all intents and purposes a new device with perfect functionality.
Potential for small amounts of cosmetic wear such as scratches while still in perfect working order.
Used product with moderate signs of use/ wear and tear. In perfect working order.
May have cracks, dents, chips and heavy signs of usage, though still operating to an acceptable standard (perfect working order.)
If looking to maximise your savings even further, you have two storage options to choose from with the Samsung Galaxy Note 20. Either 128GB, or 256GB. Opting for a smaller amount of physical storage in your device can be economical as the device itself will be cheaper and cloud services can more than make up for the deficit at a fraction of the price. Samsung offers a cloud service that provides users with 200GB storage space for just £2.60 per month.
Will my Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G come with a charger?
When purchased from us, your device will come with a genuine Apple charging cable as standard. We provide a range of USB plugs for purchase if required.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is also compatible with Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging, 15W, as well as reverse wireless charging 4.5W, if the wireless lifestyle is a little more your speed.
To browse our selection of wireless chargers, including Samsung branded chargers, click here.
If I order my Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G today, when will it arrive?
If you order before 4 PM (Monday to Friday), you will receive your order the very next day. We offer free delivery on every order over £30. If you need your order to be delivered as soon as possible, you can select Next Day Delivery at checkout, and decide whether you want it before 1 PM, or 9 AM. Every phone that you see on our site is in stock, so unlike other websites, you won’t have to wait weeks before receiving your device. It’s picked, packed and shipped the same day!
Why buy a refurbished Samsung Galaxy phone from The Big Phone Store?
With a 14-day, money-back guarantee and 12-month warranty, we are certain that our customers are satisfied when they shop with us! Our customer service team is available and ready to help you every step of the way. If you’re unsure about buying a refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 20, you can get in touch today to resolve any queries you may have.
For our full selection of refurbished Samsung devices see our landing page here.