Recently, strange rumors arrived regarding the future of bundled chargers in smartphone boxes. Following, EU’s recent discussion, some companies like Samsung and Apple are starting to play with the idea of launching new smartphones without the charging brick. The measure may reduce electronics waste, but, it’s not so satisfactory for customers. If companies will change to this scenario, only time will tell. As far as the upcoming Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is concerned, it’s charging brick will be safe.
According to earlier leaks, the Galaxy Note 20 lineup, composed by a vanilla Note 20 and an Ultra variant, will offer Samsung’s fast charging solution over the USB Power Delivery standard reaching 45W rate. However, a new report indicates that the company will keep its tradition with the Note 20 series. Instead of a more capable 45 rate, the phones will be bundled with slower 25 charging bricks.
Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G: 25W charger in box.
— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) July 24, 2020
The confirmation comes from the reliable leakster, Roland Quandt. According to him, both the Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra will settle get 25W chargers as apart of their retail packages. The difference may be just incremental as previous smartphones shipping with the 25W proved to have a more than capable charging. However, it’s bad to know that users will need to purchase a separate solution to get the max charging rate the phone supports.
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The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G and its vanilla sibling will be revealed on August 5 Galaxy Unpacked. At the very same event, Samsung will introduce the highly anticipated Galaxy Z Fold 2. We’re also expecting new TWS earbuds in the form of Galaxy Buds Live and a new smartwatch dubbed Galaxy Watch 3.
GALAXY NOTE 20 ULTRA SPECIFICATIONS
|Specifications for the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G|
|operating system||Android 10 with Samsung One UI|
|CPU||Exynos 990 2.7 GHz Octa-core CPU|
|Display||6.9 inch Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Display, 120 Hz, aspect ratio 19.3: 9, Gorilla Glass 7|
|resolution||WQHD / 3200 x 1440 pixels, 508 PPI|
|Storage||12 GB RAM, 256/512 GB (other storage options possible), MicroSD|
|Main camera||Triple camera, 108 MP aperture f / 1.8, 12 MP ultra-wide-angle f / 2.2, 12 MP 5x optical zoom f / 3.0, laser autofocus, 50x space zoom|
|Front camera||10 MP (f / 2.2, autofocus)|
|Video||Up to 8K recording (main camera)|
|Cellular||2G, 3G, 4G / LTE, 5G-ready|
|links||Dual SIM + eSIM, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C (Gen 3.2), NFC, WiFi 6, Wireless DeX|
|safety||Face recognition, on-screen fingerprint reader, Samsung Pay, Samsung Knox|
|S-Pen||Latency: 9 ms|
|battery pack||4500 mAh, quick charge, induction charging|
|Colors||Mystic Black, Mystic Bronze|
|Dimensions||164.8 x 77.2 x 8.1 mm|