Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 128GB 5G Smartphone (Unlocked, Mystic Black)

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 128GB 5G Smartphone (Unlocked, Mystic Black)
Key Features
  • GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE + 5G Compatible
  • North American Variant
  • Snapdragon 865+ & Octa-Core CPU
  • 6.9" 1440 x 3088 Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Maximize your productivity and creativity with the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 128GB 5G Smartphone from Samsung. The Note 20 Ultra features a built-in stylus called the S-Pen, which can be used like a real pen to jot down notes or draw images. It can also be used as a Bluetooth remote to control the Note 20 with simple gestures. You can use the S-Pen on the Note 20 Ultra's huge 6.9" Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X display. Only a single punchout for the 10MP selfie camera interrupts the edge-to-edge digital canvas. With a 120 Hz refresh rate scrolling and S-Pen writing feel smooth and natural.
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Samsung Note 20 Ultra SM-N986U Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE + 5G Wireless Connectivity
  • 3North American Variant / US Compatible 5G
  • 4S-Pen
  • 5Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
  • 6All-Day Power & Fast Charging
  • 7Live Focus
  • 8Advanced Image & Video AI
  • 9Super Steady
  • 10Night Mode
  • 11Wireless Charging & PowerShare
  • 12One UI 2.5
  • 13Secure Your Data
  • 14Resist the Elements
  • 15Samsung DeX
  • 16Easy Sharing with UWB
  • 17Bixby Digital Assistant
  • 18Additional Features

Maximize your productivity and creativity with the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 128GB 5G Smartphone from Samsung. The Note 20 Ultra features a built-in stylus called the S-Pen, which can be used like a real pen to jot down notes or draw images. It can also be used as a Bluetooth remote to control the Note 20 with simple gestures. You can use the S-Pen on the Note 20 Ultra's huge 6.9" Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X display. Only a single punchout for the 10MP selfie camera interrupts the edge-to-edge digital canvas. With a 120 Hz refresh rate scrolling and S-Pen writing feel smooth and natural.

When it's time to take your own videos, the Note 20 Ultra's triple rear camera system gives you the ability to capture movies at up to 8K resolution. That's large enough to let you pull out a single frame as a 33MP still image. For still photography, the Note 20 Ultra offers a 12MP periscope telephoto, 108MP wide, and 12MP ultra-wide lens. A 5x optical zoom gets you close to your subject, or you can use the integrated AI for up to 50x super resolution zoom. Manual controls for both images and video let you customize your content to get you the best results.

Running the Android 10 operating system, this phone is powered by a 1.8/2.42/3.0 GHz Octa-Core processor, Snapdragon 865+ chipset, and 12GB of RAM. You can store your 8K videos, super hi-res 108MP images, apps, and games on 128GB of built-in storage, which can be expanded via an (optional) microSD card up to 1TB in size.

This phone is unlocked and compatible with GSM, CDMA, 4G LTE, and 5G networks. With 5G network support, you can experience speeds that are fast enough for smooth 4K streaming and video chats. Connect to the internet and other devices with built-in 2.4+5 GHz Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Wi-Fi Direct, and Bluetooth 5.0. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra also supports NFC technology for making phone-to-phone data transfers or mobile payments where supported.

GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE + 5G Wireless Connectivity

This phone is designed to work on select CDMA, GSM & 5G networks. 5G is a cellular network data protocol capable of extremely fast data speeds that rival, or surpass, that of wired broadband Internet providers. 5G speeds can vary considerably based on location, but on average, should have no problem streaming 4K video. As 5G upgrades over time, mobile AR and VR applications could become possible. The phone is backwards compatible with 4G LTE, 3G, and 2G data for locations that do not support 5G.

North American Variant / US Compatible 5G

The SM-N986U is a US variant of the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. It may be used in other parts of the world; however, 5G access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. Please choose your country/carrier above to confirm the network compatibility of this phone.

S-Pen

This integrated stylus is engineered to be extremely responsive, allowing you to write, sketch, and draw with a feel that's meant to be as natural as pen on paper. You can turn hand-written notes into digital text or even a PowerPoint presentation with just a tap. The stylus can also be used like a magic wand, controlling the Note 20 Ultra with a flick of the wrist. Additional S-Pen features include:

Automatically save and sync notes across mobile, tablet, and PC
Jot down a note in Samsung Notes and it can automatically be sent to Microsoft OneNote
Auto Straighten: Automatically straightens crooked hand writing
Screen Off Memo: Allows you to write notes without unlocking the phone
Screen Write: Write notations on screenshots
Audio Bookmark: Jot down a note while recording audio and they will be lined up for easy reference on playback
Supports the Penup app for sharing your drawings with others in an online art community

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Utilizing 5G or Wi-Fi 6 and a Wi-Fi Optimizer for fast speeds and low latency, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra can use the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate to play over 100 games in the cloud. It also supports an (optional) controller for a more authentic gaming experience.

All-Day Power & Fast Charging

Work and play all day with the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra's built-in 4300mAh battery. When it's time to recharge, use the included 25W charger to power up to 100% in about an hour.

Live Focus

Adjust the background blur for portraits the pop and videos that focuses the audiences' eyes on the speaker. Choose from Blur, Big Circle, Color Point, or Glitch effects.

Advanced Image & Video AI

Record your video and let the phone do post-processing, providing you with multiple different formats to choose from. The AI will even suggest what it thinks is the best one. For images, like portraits, the AI can provide your backgrounds with a pop of color.

Super Steady

With Super Steady, advanced AI works to stabilize very active videos to help ensure that the results are smooth and shake-free.

Night Mode

With a large pixel size and intelligent nonabinning, the Note 20 can capture crisp low-light shows, and when Night Mode is activated, multiple frames are put together for a well-lit and clear picture.

Wireless Charging & PowerShare

With an (optional) wireless charging pad, you can begin to recharge the Note 20 Ultra by simply laying it down. The phone can also act as a charger itself when used with other PowerShare-compatible devices, such as another Note 20 Ultra, a Galaxy Buds Live case, Galaxy Watch3, and more. Simply place any of these devices on the back of the Note 20 Ultra.

One UI 2.5

Samsung enhanced the Android 10 operating system with One UI 2.5, which are OS enhancements to provide for quicker navigation and a more efficient experience

Secure Your Data

Samsung Knox is built-in hardware and software security protocols that are designed to safeguard your personal data in real time. In addition to built-in data security, the Note 20 Ultra provides a variety of biometric authentication methods to lock your phone and ensure you are the only one that can open it. You can choose from facial recognition or an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner. You can also choose from more traditional methods, such as a PIN, draw a pattern on the screen, or use a password.

Resist the Elements

Don't worry about using your Note 20 Ultra outside if the weather turns. Thanks to IP68-rated water and dust protection, the Note 20 Ultra can resist splashes, drips, and even 4.9' of water for approximately 30 minutes.

Samsung DeX

Use your Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone like a desktop PC. DeX lets you connect an (optional) keyboard and mouse, and cast your screen to a TV for a larger desktop work area. While utilizing a big screen, DeX still lets you simultaneously check texts and send emails on your phone.

Easy Sharing with UWB

Using UWB (Ultra-Wideband) spatial awareness technology, you can easily share files by pointing the Note 20 Ultra at a nearby compatible phone and tapping "Share".

Bixby Digital Assistant

With Bixby, you can use your voice to operate your Note 20 Ultra and get answers to your burning questions. With Bixby Vision, Bixby works in conjunction with your phone's cameras to give you information on what the camera's see. An ideal option to have at hand while traveling and sightseeing.

Additional Features

Corning Gorilla Glass Victus screen protection
The display's refresh rate automatically changes based on use, letting you get the best experience while saving on battery life
1500 nits of brightness for glare-free viewing, even in bright sunlight
Blue light reduction to help reduce eye strain
Pro Video Mode: Control zoom speed, ISO, shutter speed, and focus
Choose to shoot in either 16:9 or 21:9 aspect ratios for different cinematic looks
AKG-powered audio with dual stereo speakers and Dolby Atomos support
Support for HDR and HDR10+ images
Shoot slow motion videos at up to 960 fps
Support for eSIM where available
Can control (optional) external Bluetooth microphones
Choose to record with the front or rear microphone
Can sync with Microsoft OneDrive to store images and video in the cloud
Link to Windows lets you use mobile apps on your PC and drag-and-drop files
UPC: 887276434766

Samsung Note 20 Ultra SM-N986U Specs

Performance
Operating SystemAndroid 10
Memory12 GB
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon865 Plus
CPU1.8 GHz Kryo 585 Quad-Core
2.42 GHz Kryo 585 Triple-Core
3 GHz Kryo 585 Single-Core
GPUAdreno 650
Storage128 GB
Display
Size6.9"
Native Resolution1440 x 3088
Refresh Rate120 Hz (at FHD+ Resolution)
60 Hz (at QHD+ Resolution)
Display Colors16.0 Million
Aspect Ratio20:9
Pixel Density496 ppi
Panel TypeOLED
Screen CoatingGorilla Glass Victus
Input/Output Connectors
Ports1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2)
Speaker2
Flash Media Slot1 x microSDXC
SIM Card Slots1 x Nano SIM (Shared with Memory Card Slot)
Communications
CDMA 2GCDMA: 800, 1900 MHz
GSM 2GGSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
CDMA 3GCDMA2000, EV-DO: 800, 1900 MHz
GSM 3G/3.5GUMTS, HSPA+: 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
4G LTELTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 Bands
5G NRn2, n5, n41, n66, n71, n260, n261 Bands
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 + LE 
NFCYes
InfraredNo
GPSYes
ANT+ SupportYes
FM RadioYes
Camera System
Camera SystemFront
10 MP 1/2.3" Sensor with a 26mm f/2.2 Lens
Rear
Telephoto: 12 MP Sensor (1 µm Pixels) with a 103mm f/3.0 Lens
Wide: 108 MP 1/1.33" Sensor (0.8 µm Pixels) with a 26mm f/1.8 Lens
Ultra Wide: 12 MP 1/2.6" Sensor (1.4 µm Pixels) with a 13mm f/2.2 Lens
Camera FlashRear: 1 x LED
Focus TypeRear: Phase-Detect Autofocus
Front: Contrast-Detect Autofocus
Video RecordingRear
UHD 8K at up to 24 fps
UHD 4K at up to 60 fps
1080p at up to 60 fps (240 fps in Slow-Mo Mode)
720p (960 fps in Slow-Mo Mode)
Front
UHD 4K at up to 60 fps
1080p at up to 30 fps
General
Biometric AuthenticationFingerprint (Under-Screen)
SensorsAccelerometer, Barometer (Altimeter), Compass, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Proximity
Water ResistanceSubmersible
IP RatingIP68
KeyboardVirtual
Pointing DeviceStylus
BatteryInternal Lithium-Ion (5000.0 mAh)
Wireless ChargingQi, PMA
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.0 x 6.5 x 0.3" / 77.2 x 164.8 x 8.1 mm
Weight7.3 oz / 208 g
Warranty LengthLimited 1-Year Warranty
USA Warranty ExtensionNone
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.04 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.6 x 3.7 x 2.6"
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