The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 108-megapixel sensor provides amazing zoom capabilities. However, it also comes with a physical limitation – the lens has a longer focal length. This means that compared with other mobile phone cameras, this phone has a poor focusing ability at close range. However, Samsung has found a good solution to this problem – the 1.5x zoom “close-up zoom” mode. In addition, AI improvements will prompt the user to move a little farther to use.
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Every time the user is too close to the object and the Galaxy S20 Ultra realizes that it cannot focus properly, it will now display a toggle switch called “Close-up Zoom”. Press this toggle switch to set the zoom level to 1.5 times. Thus, close-up shots can be taken without holding the phone very close to the object.
This technology relies on a high pixel resolution of the 108MP sensor to capture the details that users want. This feature is not available for Samsung Galaxy S20 and S20 +, nor is it necessary, because their 12MP camera does not have the focusing issue.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra specifications
- 6.9-inch Quad HD+ (3200 × 1440 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Infinity-O Display, HDR10+, 511 PPI, 120Hz refresh rate
- Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 990 7nm EUV processor with ARM Mali-G77MP11 GPU
- 8GB (12GB in S20 Ultra) LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB storage (UFS 3.0), expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
- Android 10 with OneUI 2.0
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
- 108MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 48MP Telephoto lens with 24° FoV, f/3.5 aperture, PDAF, OIS, Hybrid Optic Zoom 10X, Super-Resolution Zoom up to 100X, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, Depth Vision camera
- 40MP front-facing camera with 80° wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture
- Water and dust resistant (IP68)
- Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos
- Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor
- Sensors – Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor, RGB Light sensor
- Dimensions: 166.9 x 76.0 x 8.8mm; Weight: 220g
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), HE80, MIMO, 1024-QAM, Bluetooth 5, GPS with GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST
- 5000mAh (typical) / 4,855mAh (minimum) battery with 45W fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging, Wireless PowerShare