Samsung unveils the Galaxy S20 flagship series – Pricing across Africa


Smartphone giant, Samsung has officially unveiled its latest devices at the Unpacked event in San Francisco earlier this week.

A major highlight included the launch of three new 5G smartphones as part of the Galaxy S20 series; Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra.

Samsung President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Dr TM Roh says “As we enter this new decade, 5G will completely change how we communicate and how we experience the world around us”.

“As all three Galaxy S20 variants come with 5G connectivity, Samsung is providing a next-generation device for transforming people’s lives.”

The devices offer 6.2-inch, 6.7-inch, and 6.9-inch OLED displays respectively.

The S20 series sports a brand-new 108mp camera architecture that combines AI with Samsung’s largest image sensor yet for stunning image quality as well as an impressive 100x zoom.

The new Galaxy smartphones are powered by Samsung’s Exynos 990 chipset, boasts 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.

The Galaxy S20, S20+ And S20 Ultra are available in blue, grey and pink.

The devices are globally priced as follows:

  • Galaxy S20 – $999
  • Galaxy S20 – $1,199
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – $1,399

Here’s how much the S20 series will set you back across Africa:

South Africa 

  • Galaxy S20 – R18,999
  • Galaxy S20 – R20,999
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – R26,999


  • Galaxy S20 – Kshs100,000
  • Galaxy S20 – Kshs120,000
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – Kshs135,000


  • Galaxy S20 – ₦360,000
  • Galaxy S20 – ₦432,000
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra – ₦500,000
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