Back in 2019, 5G enabled devices were first coming to the market. And now, in 2020, it is quite mainstream. The shift from 4G flagship devices to 5G flagship devices has been so smooth that many people hardly noticed it. Yes, the main reason why 5G is not exactly taking all the hype in these new devices is the fact that network providers of the world are not able to provide 5G network connectivity to everyone out there. Especially in a country like India, it will probably take a couple more years even to be mainstream. Only selected parts of some countries right now have access to 5G connectivity.
But that does not mean that you cannot future proof yourself. If you want a device that lasts a couple of years for you, it can support a 5G network when it becomes available and is manufactured by one of the most trusted manufacturers of smartphones, Samsung, then you have come to the right place. Samsung was the first company to launch a 5G smartphone last year, and it was the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. Since then, many other smartphone manufacturers have joined in, and we now have a wide plethora of phones with 5G connectivity. But for most people, Samsung is still a brand that they trust, and if you are also one of them, then we have compiled a list of all 5G smartphones from Samsung so far and picked top Samsung 5G mobiles for 2020 to make your decision easier.
Here is the list of Samsung 5G phones
- Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G
- Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G
- Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
- Samsung Galaxy S20 UW
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G
- Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G
- Samsung Galaxy A90 5G
- Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
- Samsung Galaxy A51 5G
Best Samsung 5G Phones for 2020
1. Samsung Galaxy S20 Series
Samsung’s flagship offering for 2020, the S20 5G series is the best what Samsung has to offer right now. Depending on your region, on all the three phones, you get the flagship Snapdragon 865 processor or the Exynos counterpart. You get a beautiful AMOLED display with QHD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate at FHD+ resolution. The highlight feature from Samsung for the S20 series are the cameras. The S20 Ultra model comes with a 108MP primary sensor along with 100x zoom capabilities. With the S20+ model comes with a 12MP primary sensor with a 64MP zoom camera capable of 30x zoom. And with the S20 variant you get the same sensors as the S20+ variant, but the overall size if the device is somewhat smaller with a smaller display and an average size camera. The base S20 variant is for the customers looking for a more ergonomic phone.
2. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G series came to the market in the second half of 2019. Two devices were launched under this series. The base Galaxy Note 10 comes with an FHD+ 6.3 inch AMOLED display, and the higher variant Note 10 Plus comes with a QHD+ 6.8 inch AMOLED display. The more significant device also gets a significantly bigger size battery to make up for the battery usage of the more prominent display. The Note series stands out as a unique series from Samsung that offers an S pen for smartphone enthusiasts who do a majority of their on their smartphone. For those people, the S-pen provides the functionality of a tablet. Besides that, both the devices have the same camera sensor, with an ultra-wide, telephoto, and wide-angle setup. If you write or sketch a lot on your smartphone, or if you jot down notes regularly and you want a device that offers you this functionality and also provides a flagship smartphone experience, then the Note 10 series is something that you can consider.
3. Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
This was the first 5G phone from Samsung and also the first 5G smartphone overall. The Galaxy S10 5G has a massive 6.7 inch QHD+ AMOLED display making it one of the best in the industry. It does not have a high refresh rate, but if you don’t care for it much, then this is easily one of the best smartphone displays. You also get six cameras in total, with four in the rear and two in the front. Samsung also includes a Time of flight sensor with wide, ultra-wide, and telephoto cameras. Samsung has also included an NPU this time with the S series for the first time to produce better images overall. If you don’t mind a year-old flagship performance, then this device is a good deal, mainly because the price is now substantially lower than the original. You can even find it for cheaper in the refurbished or second-hand market.
4. Samsung Galaxy A90 5G
The less expensive A series lineup from Samsung also offers 5G connectivity now, and the A90 5G is the best of the A series on offer from Samsung. It comes with a 6.7-inch FHD+ display, with an edge to edge like design like the flagship series. You also get three cameras at the back with wide, ultra-wide, and telephoto to choose from. You also get the option of shooting 1080p super steady videos. It also offers a good battery life with a 4,500 mAh battery. You also get an in-display fingerprint sensor here on the A90 5G. If you are looking to save a few bucks and don’t want to spend a premium on the premium offerings, then the A90 is an excellent option to consider.
5. Samsung Galaxy A71/ A51 5G
Both of these are quite similar. But there lies a bit of a difference in the form factor and the camera offerings of the two devices. The A71 comes with a 6.7 inch FHD+ AMOLED display, while the A51 house a comparatively smaller 6.5 inch FHD+ AMOLED display. Both these phones come with a massive 4,500 mAh battery, but the A51 with a smaller display should result in somewhat better battery life. As for the optics, we get a 64MP primary camera with the A71 and a 48MP primary camera with the A51. The rest of the specifications are the same with a 12MP ultra-wide, 5MP Macro, and a 5MP depth sensor. These two are the cheapest 5G devices on the list, and if you are on a budget, then these are the two 5G phones from Samsung that you should consider.