The next Galaxy S phone may have leaked in pictures
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Speaking of that, reports say that there will not be a Samsung Galaxy S 11.
Instead, the next series would be called the S 20.
The good folks over at Xda Developers published images of what they say are the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus.
Let's take a nice long look.
We've got a tiny bezel on the top and sides.
There's a slightly larger bezel at the bottom.
On the top, we're looking at a centered, punch hole for the front facing camera like the Note 10.
Xda sources say the display is less curved than before, and feels almost flat.
On the shiny back, we're looking at a large rectangular camera right on the left side.
The rear shot also shows us the buttons on the left.
There's a volume rocker and a power button.
It looks like the dedicated Bixby button got the boot.
Let's go back in time.
Back in December, the extremely reliable Ice universe tweeted That what would be the S11e would be called the S20.
The regular S11 would be called the S20+.
So the images from XDA are showing us what would have been the standard edition of the next s. It's kind of like how Apple turn the new version of the XR into the iPhone 11.
The fancier phones got the pro designations back to Samsung what was once known as a plus models might be renamed ultra, the S 20 Ultra would be the highest end version of the s 20.
XDA says that could come with a new main image sensor along with ultra wide telephoto and maybe macro lenses.
If the naming convention was not enough, there should also be 4G and 5G variants.
XDA thinks that the US will get the 5G variants only But, wait, there's more about the S20 Ultra 5G.
Max Weinbach also tweeted some specs about it.
He says the Ultra 5G would keep the SD card and support up to 1 terrabyte, there.
As for internal storage, you're looking at 120 gigs, up to 512 gigs.
You'd have up to 16 gigs of RAM, too.
The 5G Ultra will also include a huge 5000 million power battery with a 45 Watts options for fast charging, it would take 74 minutes to fully charge a dead ultra 5G In all the years I've been closely covering Samsung things, I'll tell you the FDA and ice universe have been extremely reliable.
with Samsung skip from the s10 to the s20.
I think if the company will reclassify its phones, meaning dropping the E designation and rebranding, the plus is the ultra Kind of makes sense to jump to 20 instead of thinking as the S11 as a small upgrade to the 10, the S20 sounds like a big upgrade even if it's not.
Other famous examples of counting issues include Apple with iPhone 7, 8 and then 10, Microsoft with Windows 7, 8, and then 10.
We won't talk about what happened between 3.1 and Vista Other than that mentioned also Samsung itself skipped the Note 6 to align the Note 7 with the Galaxy S7.
Samsung also muddied the waters recently by introducing the Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite that joins the S10 E, the S10 and the S10+, there's also the S10 5G Perhaps in 2020 Samsung will reset the slate to reduce confusion.
As for design, centering the front facing camera also makes sense.
So, the S10 and the S20 look different to customers.
I find the centered look a little bit more pleasing to the eye.
I don't know what it's going to take for Samsung to reduce that bottom bezel though.
Good luck with that.
Remember Samsung's official event will be held on February 11.
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