Galaxy S20 Ultra review: something to prove

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Samsung's new Galaxy S20 Ultra is a lot of phone: a lot of megapixels, a huge screen, a high refresh rate, the big battery, and something to prove. Can it beat OnePlus for screen, the Pixel 4 for camera, or the iPhone 11 Pro for video? In this review, Dieter Bohn answers all of those questions.
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szewei85 2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
haha finally i pulled the trigger for $800 plus with samsung confirming 3 years support for all S10 onwards devices instead of 2 this is easily my best deal ever of 2021
Aditya Pratap Chakraborty
Aditya Pratap Chakraborty ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
um no 3 years plus starting from note 20 ultra
Rosa Lutchuy
Rosa Lutchuy 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Can u please help what i need to do with the skin tone yellow on the camera?
Dan the man
Dan the man 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I am the person this phone is made for so disagree with most everything in this review. That being said I totally get I'm the weird one here. Just saying I'm drooling over this phone. Was always a pixel person and this one made me switch
Corey Burns
Corey Burns 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This phone is a monster especially on paper but I got mine back in may the camera has gotten so much better since then the battery is awesome so is the performance and the 120hz display is a must have
ZNE05 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It’s the best. Don’t know why people and you tubers are dissing it.
P B 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Camera is about the same as a p30 Pro with just higher availability in quality settings choices. The problem is with Samsung is. It's always MORE OF THE Same. Guys try something NEW. GREAT REVIEW very useful mate.
P B 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Frame rate has always been massively superior to pixel amount. As a long term gamer I can vouch for that for sure. Like that feature. Gaming will be great on the S20.
DAWGFAN1978 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm still rocking the S8 and it works and runs great payed for no need to spend $1300.00 not that I cant hell I can go pay cash for it they're getting a little ridiculous in price
Amit Jaiswar
Amit Jaiswar 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I can't afford this, atleast give me that wallpaper..
Renemay Brinquez
Renemay Brinquez 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Is it already updated by this time in Philippines?? Sorry i have no idea
Reach Dara
Reach Dara 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wallpaper link please
Patty McCoy
Patty McCoy 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
FYI!!! I am a landlord for verzion!? Why t-mobile isn't as good with the speed or 5 g is because they are lower on the cell tower,. That's why you pay less for t-mobile. Verizon builds their towers so they are on the top!! So you may pay more but you have better service.
APM11 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
it does have face unlock which works really well... not as reliable and secure as apple.. but it works
Vincent Reynoso
Vincent Reynoso 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
tiny phone
Gabriel Leung
Gabriel Leung 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I bought the regular S20, and I'd say that its a waaaaay better deal than the Ultra for most people.
Cruzinthruspace 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Something to prove? No.
banzswervin 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Zara’s tv gg TGIF si
potenciano munoz jr.
potenciano munoz jr. 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Good great, I want it
Pradeep Kurian
Pradeep Kurian 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
screen looks awesome. rest meh
alexander peckham
alexander peckham 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I just want a phone with a decent camera
skimp 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
it just got so ewie
Malik Haider
Malik Haider 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Dylan Power
Dylan Power 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Malik Haider yes but not secure
Joseph M
Joseph M 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Update fixed the out of focus around edges issue and auto focus issue.
Cammile1 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Fantastic review, but you did not delve into a very important feature... Pro-mode? That is what will really change the way you take pictures and video on this phone. 😊
TECHSOME 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Nice video and I have to say I really like this phone. The camera needs an update though. I also back this up with plenty of photo samples in my unboxing and review. Have a look on my channel 😊
Vikingdescendent 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
&:03 Nice photo...for a phone or even some cameras.
President Muhammad Asyraaf Abd Aziz
President Muhammad Asyraaf Abd Aziz 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Fun fact!: in my country(Malaysia🇲🇾) Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is slightly more affordable than iPhone 11 Pro😁.
SaulsieBerries 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Watching this from my Ultra. Regret nothing! Also, I may just have that intro sting on loop..
Sovv Suh
Sovv Suh 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
saying not to buy a phone just because its a 5g phone is wrong because in Korea, there is 5g in so many more places than the usa.
ali hussein ali
ali hussein ali 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
this man remind me of dr strange.
Sobrak Sobrak
Sobrak Sobrak 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
BurstFire NO1
BurstFire NO1 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
One thing hated so much about this Galaxy is that it tends to to take too UNREALLY soft pictures, almost destroying whats "real", which is not good. Hope they've done somthin it this time...
Jared Jaster
Jared Jaster 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
TBH I was mad when I heard headphone Jack's were being removed from phones but realy havent used mine in multiple months
TechUnbox TV
TechUnbox TV 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Please check my channel for S20 Ultra unboxing and moon zoom test! 🌚❤
Agorth Exodus
Agorth Exodus 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i finally thought of a spec that s20 ultra doesn't have:a headphone jack
David T
David T 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
samsung must have added face recognition after this vid because I have it activated on my ultra right now
Diaby De Rossi
Diaby De Rossi 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Samsung it is for poor people.
SVT Whines
SVT Whines 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
can't afford it.
Dylan Power
Dylan Power 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
SVT Whines don’t worry. When the next a phone comes out it will be £300
Murph Diggity
Murph Diggity 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I've been trying to figure out how they get the phones to stand up for so long…
Murph Diggity
Murph Diggity 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
How do they get the phones to stand up like that?
Montavio 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I cant wait til September til this phone drops half price to $700
Dylan Power
Dylan Power 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Montavio then $300 when the next S comes out.
mimicro83 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Why can't Samsung make enough phones with Snapdragon SoC. It's discrimatory to ship some S20 with Snapdragon SoC to some regions and ship those with less reliable Exynos/Mali GPU to other regions all for the same price.☹🙄🤔😤😤😤😤😤😤😤😤😤😤😤😤😤😤😤😤😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡😡🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬
Alejandro Ordóñez Villar
Alejandro Ordóñez Villar 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Surya Wiguna
Surya Wiguna 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Dieter "Alot" Bohn 😂
kristoffer batu
kristoffer batu 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So technically, dieter has informed most of us that the s20 ultra will not be worth the price and features as everything is in it BUT 1 or 2 things only is done right And yes 5g doesnt matter YET 👍
remco moerland
remco moerland 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The megaphone
Taek Oh
Taek Oh 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You should just make your own channel
Gediminas R
Gediminas R 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Stupid review. Politics magazine tries to understand technology. Funny.
Gediminas R
Gediminas R 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@OhsHiasTheres It was. Not anymore.
OhsHiasTheres 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
the verge is not a politics magazine
Hymenoptera _2
Hymenoptera _2 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Hey Dieter Bohn are you an Android user or iPhone user
Debra Dukes
Debra Dukes 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Dieter Awesome Video really enjoyed and absolutely think some are missing where you could use the Zoom lens when you are looking for a place and you want to see or when you get lost like I did while walking instead of jumping in car could have used it,Also for being at a event and you are not up close enough so I can see where it will be useful so actually like that.I also have to go see it in person because we all know that Samsung devices have incredible displays so must be Awesome on this one.Great Video always enjoy Deb 😉👍✌
Richard McClure
Richard McClure 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Too big, too thick and too expensive
Anonymous Freak
Anonymous Freak 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I don't get why they use lower MP sensor on the ultra-wide camera. That's the one that would be the MOST useful to have extra pixels, so you could "zoom in" after the fact. Hell, put the 108 megapixel sensor on the ultrawide camera, and suddenly it can "zoom in" to 12 megapixels to 9x zoom - more zoom than the actual folded-optics zoom!
Anonymous Freak
Anonymous Freak 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
"Bixby makes it worse." Truer words...
David Floro
David Floro 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
"The biggest number of all" isn't 108 Mpxls, Dieter. I'd say the biggest number of all is "a starting price of $1,399."
Md. Mostafa Khan
Md. Mostafa Khan 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Surprised that the Note 10+ did not make it to this comparison.
Masquirrel 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
An iPhone user would be overwhelmed with this phone. The reviewer proves this point.
krisx 89
krisx 89 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You have face unlock too😒
omega 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Please put in some work into the script writing as much as you put into the presentation. It feels too spontaneous.
Dann Craig
Dann Craig 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wins in everything... except headphone Jack :'(
ananta bintang
ananta bintang 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I think its ok for samsung to remove headphone jack because they include galaxy buds+ for free when you pre order. But having headphone jack still a + point for me.
Bellissima2k 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Anyone know where to get that wallpaper shown on the S20 Ultra in the beginning of the video?
Nick 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Samsung: "let's just forget S11-S19 and jump straight to the S20!"
Kevin 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This phone is SURPRISINGLY light
Got Pho?
Got Pho? 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I quit buying Samsung phone since the note 5 due to bloatwares and junk features like they kept making like bixby.
Shane Horne
Shane Horne 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
iPhone has a better camera then the pixel and the pixel got a better camera then the s20 ultra
Kaeside Iwuagwu
Kaeside Iwuagwu 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
When Vlad Savov left I was like :( but Dieter has turned that frown upside down
Princess 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Imagine the note 11 🥺
Hari Krish
Hari Krish 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I personally like the 8K footage in S20 series and 100X zoom in S20 ultra. The camera is incredible in S20 ultra. But i hate the camera bumo of S20 ultra it will get scratches easily. I have pre-ordered the phone and also ordered a black camo skin from gadgetshieldz to reduce the camera bump and protect the camera from scratches.
hadi allahbakhshi
hadi allahbakhshi 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
T-Mobile has it for $1249 but 2 get $900 off the second lol so no one really pays in full
isagani velasquez
isagani velasquez 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
apple users on the video be like, "ITS NOT BETTER THAN APPLE BECAUSE APPLE IS THE BEST" me literally looking at a figet spinner phone
Anime Daisuki
Anime Daisuki 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Theirs literally an app about zoom in phones on the google appstore that is compatible to any android with high versions
TheSH1N1GAM1 10 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Considering how big that main sensor is, it seems like it would have been better to just have a 24-35MP sensor. The low light performance would have been far better and there wouldn’t need to be the processing, or far less, for pixel binning, etc.
Arief Budi
Arief Budi 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Ok without headphone jack. We'll, wait till Xperia eats yours market share. Or maybe not
Gregory James Gonzales
Gregory James Gonzales 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Solid review, but there are ways to get around the camera issue. Instead of shooting with the Samsung software, use Adobe Lightroom and take photos in RAW format. That format preserves EVERY detail caught by the lens, without the combination of pixels. But yeah, don't use the crappy Samsung camera software. If you're serious about taking good pictures, never let the software edit for you.
cooscoe 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I've heard that turning off beauty mode fixes the face thing
Ddm Pio
Ddm Pio 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Im not impressed, because of this phone updated only based of carema activities???
Rogue Leader
Rogue Leader 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I’m waiting for that update so you can enable 120hz at 1440p. I don’t care about battery drain.
Tobi Olusola
Tobi Olusola 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Dud. 16:9 pls
Alex Trujillo
Alex Trujillo 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Almost Sounds like a hater video
sammy davis
sammy davis 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Watching on iPhone 4S running IOS 6!!!!!!
Hayakawa Ken
Hayakawa Ken 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Really, I'm OK with no 3.5, but I do think dual type-c(even one is not full-featured) is a neat idea.
《 Wicked 》
《 Wicked 》 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Samsung Keep making your phones HEAVY It feels good When you hold it, and Flatter screens
Ronnie Hodges
Ronnie Hodges 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
this dude is a iphone lover s20 is way better than iphone
Lawrence Mallari
Lawrence Mallari 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Love your watch strap, may I know what brand that is?
Samuel Sylvester
Samuel Sylvester 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Does it have a headphone jack???
David Yashar
David Yashar 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Why only128 gigs???
buddyroach 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
that so called zoom is still just digital zoom. pointless. "our camera can zoom in 100X" you can literally do that on any phone that can run a photo editing app. just zoom in on the photo in the app after you take it. its literally the same thing.
Turn 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
yall ever wonder who popped iJustine's cherry
Julius Tan
Julius Tan 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This guy actually pronounced Huawei right. Awesome video btw
Anthony Trujillo
Anthony Trujillo 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Clean and smooth shots but dirt gadgets, it's not the first time.
Rudthemighty 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Nice. Burn in? Of course! In three months ....
Frankie Cuellar
Frankie Cuellar 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm asking everyone that's making a video for the s20 is it vr compatible!????
Tony J Tuzzo
Tony J Tuzzo 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Poor Samsung is trying so hard, I will just stay with my 4XL
Kenny Wilson
Kenny Wilson 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I hate those camera bumps >
Jake Sims
Jake Sims 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
That's TMobile low band and not mid band. Mid band isn't a thing on T-Mobile until the merger completes.
BigBadBoogie 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
S20 Ultra, year 2020: Huge sensor with HUGE binned pixels Nokia 1020, year 2014: HOLD MY PIXELS
Karen Page
Karen Page 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
With that $1,400 starting price, I can't help but feel that the S20 Ultra's base storage should've started at 256 GB, same as the Note 10 Plus.
filip dimitrov
filip dimitrov 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Ga y review.
Newspeak 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I still prefer a finger print sensor to any sort of face unlock.
Dylan Power
Dylan Power 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Jeff Walenta have u tried Face ID ever on the iPhone
kevin clayton
kevin clayton 11 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The ultra has stainless steel not ali..its a great phone
Dylan Power
Dylan Power 9 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
kevin clayton no. It’s polished ali
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