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First Shots: Samsung Galaxy M20

We take a look at the cameras on this budget phone!

Samsung’s intent on recapturing lost ground in the budget and mid-range segment, and leading the charge is the newest member of their Galaxy, the M20.

The Galaxy M20 runs respectable mid-range internals, as well as a dual-camera setup that uses a 13-megapixel camera with an f/1.9 aperture, along with a 5-megapixel wide-angle camera with an f/2.2 aperture.

We took a few photos with the cameras on the Galaxy M20, which you can see below:

The cameras on the Galaxy M20 perform pretty well in bright light, though some photos were a little too soft for our taste. Photos of the cat under the shade had a little detail loss, which is a little concerning, considering the phone supposedly has a f/1.9 aperture on the phone’s primary camera.

The secondary wide-angle sensor looks ok, though we wouldn’t use it in challenging lighting thanks to its less than ideal f/2.2 aperture lens.

All in all the camera on the Galaxy M20 is good, but not great, which is pretty much par for the course for a budget phone. We’ll have to see in our full review if the cameras on this budget device are worth it.

The Galaxy M20 is priced at Php 10,990.

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Samsung Galaxy M20 specs

  • Samsung Exynos 7904 octa-core processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 6.3-inch Full HD+ Infinity-V display, Dragontail Glass
  • 32GB of expandable storage (up to 512GB)
  • 13-megapixel f/1.9 primary and 5-megapixel f/2.2 wide-angle rear cameras with PDAF, LED Flash
  • 8-megapixel f/2.0 front camera with Live Focus
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS
  • Fingerprint scanner, USB-C
  • 5000mAh battery with 15W quick charging
  • Android 8.1 Oreo

 

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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2 Comments

  1. Yeah the photo of the cat has detail loss. Also i think samsung already changed the price, making it more expensive, typical bs from them.

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