Verizon’s Galaxy S20 models are the first to get Android 11 and One UI 3.0

Verizon revealed this morning that Samsung’s Galaxy S20 lineup will be the first Samsung phones to receive Android 11 and Samsung’s One UI 3.0 in the US, and now the software has already started trickling out to customers, according to Droid Life. One UI 3.0 has been in public beta for the last two months, but this marks the official release of the final software.

One UI 3.0 has the messaging, notifications and security features of Android 11, along with some add-ons specific to One UI. Samsung has added easier ways to access widgets, take screenshots, and double-tap the screen to put your phone to sleep, to name a few, but if you want a more exhaustive list of all of the One UI 3.0 changes, you can check out this roundup at Android Police.

An example of the new lock screen and notifications shade in One UI

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Samsung rolls out Android 11 to Galaxy S20 owners on Verizon

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  • Samsung Galaxy S20 owners on Verizon are now getting Android 11 and One UI 3.0.
  • The update covers the base model, Plus and Ultra, but not the FE.
  • It may take a while to reach everyone.

There was word Samsung might release Android 11 and One UI 3.0 in December, and it’s being true to its word. Verizon (disclaimer: this author also writes for Verizon-owned Engadget) has started rolling out the Android 11 update to its variants of the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and S20 Ultra.

As expected, the update largely revolves around Samsung’s One UI 3.0 additions, including more control over the home and lock screens, an improved Internet browser and refinements to everything from the calendar to contacts. It also catches up on features, such as bringing Wireless DeX to everyone.

Other improvements are linked to Android 11 itself, such as dedicated sections for conversations and media

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Cyber Monday deal: The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is down to $549


Save $100 on the all-new Galaxy S20 FE. It’s unlocked, so you can take it to your carrier of choice.


The Galaxy S20 Fan Edition has arrived, offering Samsung, er, fans the chance to buy an S20 phone for hundreds less than the price of the flagship model. Good news: Now you can get it for even less than that.

For a limited time, and while supplies last, Amazon has the unlocked Galaxy S20 FE 5G 128GB for $549. It’s available in five different colors at that price, which is $151 below retail.

So what’s the deal with the S20 FE? In his story, Galaxy S20 FE is the affordable $700 phone we need right now, CNET’s Andrew Hoyle provided this overview: “The price might be more affordable, but the key specs don’t seem to have suffered all that much. There’s a 6.5-inch, 2,400×1,080-pixel Super AMOLED

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The world’s best smartphone is a Black Friday bargain – see these Samsung S20 Plus deals

Right here at TechRadar, we deem the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus as the best smartphone currently on the market. The incredible power, the sensational 6.7-inch screen, the superb cameras, the 5G connectivity. It really does have it all – including, now, excellent Black Friday deals.

That’s why seeing these Black Friday phone deals is so exciting, landing you the handset with a beefy load of data for an exceptional monthly rate.

Two O2 tariffs lead the way. The first gets you a healthy 100GB allowance – on top of the standard unlimited minutes and texts – for only £34 a month. Yes, there is a £129.99 upfront cost, but for this affordable monthly outgoing, this is certainly one of the best S20 Plus deals yet.

The second ditches the upfront spend altogether and, while the bills go up to £41 a month – the data flies up to a

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs iPhone 12 camera test comparison

iPhone 12 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE cameras

Credit: Dhruv Bhutani / Android Authority

The convenience of a phone camera is why it has become such an intrinsic part of the smartphone experience. The ability to quickly whip it out of your pocket, take a photograph, and know that you’ll get a great-looking image is why a lot of people splurge on a high-end flagship phone. However, you don’t have to break the bank anymore to get an amazing camera phone.

The iPhone 12 is Apple’s affordable smartphone. The one that eschews some nice-to-have features for a lower, more approachable price point. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is Samsung going all-in on a feature-packed affordable flagship.

With similar price points, but two different ecosystems, we pit the two phones against each other to test out their imaging prowess. Here is Android Authority‘s iPhone 12 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE camera test comparison. Be sure to cast

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Chinese ethical hackers demonstrate just how quickly they can hack the biggest of targets.

Although not as well-known as the long-running Pwn2Own hacking competition, the annual Tianfu Cup is in its third year. Both events have now concluded, with teams of ethical hackers attempting to hack into popular hardware and software platforms and products.

The Pwn2Own hackers earned a total of $136,000 (£103,500) for finding vulnerabilities in routers, network-attached storage devices and televisions. The top award of $40,000 (£30,500) going to Team Flashback for exploits targeting routers from TP-Link and NETGEAR. Vendors of the six devices that were hacked during the event, which found 23 vulnerabilities in all, now have 120 days to release patches to fix them before details are made public.

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iPhone 12 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera comparison


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The iPhone 12 is the biggest iterative jump Apple has made for its flagship devices in years but, unusually, that jump doesn’t largely revolve around the camera. The iPhone 12 family is entirely 5G, reverts to an iPhone 5-esque design, and there’s also an iPhone Mini for the first time ever. 

But that’s not to say there’s nothing new in the cameras. As CNET’s Patrick Holland explains in our review, the main camera on both phones has a faster lens that lets in more light, and night mode is now on both the ultrawide-angle and selfie cameras. The 12 Pro also gets an improved telephoto camera, yielding a better optical zoom.

But how does 2020’s iPhone compare with the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, one of 2020’s best (and most expensive) Androids? I took both around Sydney to find out. 


When it comes

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Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G Was The Best Selling 5G Smartphone in H1 2020

The Samsung Galaxy S20 was the world’s best selling 5G smartphone series in the first half of 2020. In terms of revenue from 5G smartphones, the Galaxy S20+ 5G became the no.1 bestseller worldwide in the same period, Strategy Analytics revealed in its new report.

All three smartphones in the Galaxy S20 series combinedly accounted for 22 percent of the overall revenue in H1 2020. However, this is only for the revenues generated from 5G smartphone sales. The Galaxy S20+ ranks first with a 9% share of all 5G smartphone revenues.

Galaxy S20 was the best selling 5G smartphone series

Moreover, the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G and Galaxy S20 5G comes in second and third place, with 8% and 5% respectively. The P40 Pro 5G and Mate 30 5G from Huawei are the fourth and fifth bestselling 5G smartphones. Both the Huawei smartphones are the top-selling 5G flagship smartphones in

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Strategy Analytics: Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G is World’s No.1 5G Smartphone Model by Revenue in H1 2020

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G was the world’s bestselling 5G smartphone model by revenue in the first half of 2020. Apple iPhone 12 is expected to take the 5G crown in H2 2020.

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Exhibit 1: Global 5G Smartphone Revenue Share by Top-Five Models in H1 2020 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Exhibit 1: Global 5G Smartphone Revenue Share by Top-Five Models in H1 2020 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Ken Hyers, Director at Strategy Analytics, said, “Global 5G smartphone industry revenue hit a record US$34 billion in the first half of 2020. Despite coronavirus headwinds, the 5G smartphone market has soared to an all-time high. The 5G engine continues to drive smartphone growth, led by Samsung and Huawei.”

Juha Winter, Associate Director at Strategy Analytics, added, “Among the 5G smartphone segment, Samsung took 3 of the top 5 positions worldwide in H1 2020. Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G is the world’s number one

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OnePlus 8T vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE camera test shootout

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Things are heating up in the sub-flagship space. Two big entries are the OnePlus 8T and the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE which start at $749 and $699, respectively. Which comes out on top when it comes to the cameras? Find out in our OnePlus 8T vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE camera shootout!

Be sure to cast your vote on the winner in the poll at the end. For a more detailed look at the specs and features of each phone, check out our comparison below.

See also: OnePlus 8T vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE — which is right for you?

OnePlus 8T vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Camera specs

The OnePlus 8T’s camera setup focuses on the high-resolution main and selfie cameras. The ultra-wide is down on resolution vs the main camera. The other two sensors are there to fluff out the spec sheet.

The Galaxy S20 FE’s camera is

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