Samsung Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition for soldiers and government officials unveiled

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Samsung has unveiled a unique variant of Galaxy S20 and company is calling it as Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition is a mission-ready smartphone solution for operators in fedral government and Department of Defense (DoD).

The Samsung Galaxy S20 TE sports DualDAR architecture which offers two layers of data encryption based on the NSA standards to secure up to top-secret level data for classified missions.

The variant helps operators stay connected in multi-domain operations. It supports Private SIM, 5G, Wi-Fi 6 and CBRS to ensure connectivity during multi-domain environments.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 TE comes with night-vision mode allowing operators to turn display on or off wearing night vision eyewear. Stealth mode allows one to disable LTE and mute all RF broadcasting for complete off-grid communications.

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The power of 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 865 Soc allows running multiple mission applications in the field (ATAK, APASS, KILSWITCH, BATDOK) while its DeX software allows PC like experience.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition specifications

  • Dimensions: 2.7 x 6.0 x 0.3 inch
  • Weight: 5.7 oz
  • Operating System: Android 10 with One UI 2.0
  • Ratings: IP68 (water / dust resistant)
  • Biometrics: Ultrasonic Fingerprint sensor
  • Display: 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2.0 display with 3200 x 1440 pixels WQHD+ resolution, 60Hz/20GHz refresh rate, multi-touch support
  • Chipset: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 mobile platform with Adreno 650 GPU
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 128GB built-in, expandable up to 1TB using MicroSD card
  • Front camera: 10MP with 2PD, F/2.2 Aperture, AF, 4K video at up to 60fps
  • Rear cameras: Triple rear cameras with LED Flash, 8K video at 24fps, 4K at 60fps
    • 12MP with 2PD, OIS, F/1.8 Aperture
    • 64MP with 3X Hybrid Optical zoom, 30x Digital zoom, OIS, F/2.0 Aperture
    • 12MP with 120-degree FOV, F/2.2 Aperture
  • Battery: 4000mAh with wired super-fast charging, wireless charging (WPC/PMA compatible)
  • Connectivity: 5G / 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, HE80, MIMO, 1024QAM, Bluetooth V5.0, ANT+ (GPS/GLONASS/Galileo/Beidou), USB 3.1 Type-C, NFC
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Barometer, Geomagnetic, Gyro, Hall, Proximity, RGB Light

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition (TE) will be available in Q3, 2020 via select IT channel partners. It comes in Cosmic Grey colors.

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