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Samsung Galaxy M20 launching in the Philippines March 5

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Will the new Samsung Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20, and Galaxy M30 phones ever arrive in the Philippines? Today, we finally got an answer.

(Update, March 7: Our hands-on review is up! See Samsung Galaxy M20 hands-on review: Finally, Samsung!)

Yes, one of them is confirmed to be sold in the country. In fact, the Galaxy M20 is already scheduled to launch on March 5, less than a week from today.

SEE ALSO: Budget Samsung Galaxy M20, M10 launched. How they compare

In India, where the phone is already available, the model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage is priced at ₹10,990 (roughly P7,990 or $154). The unit with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, on the other hand, retails at ₹12,990 (P9,437 or $182). Pretty aggressive pricing for a Samsung phone, don’t you think?

The Galaxy M20 is one of the two Samsung devices that sport a notch at the top of the screen — a surprise move by the company that mocked Apple for putting a cutout into the iPhone X.

Samsung Galaxy M20 official video

On its back are 13- and 5-megapixel cameras, with the latter getting an ultra-wide option for group and landscape shots. An 8-megapixel front camera takes care of selfies.

READ ALSO: Redmi Note 7 vs Samsung Galaxy M20: Which to buy and why

The smartphone is powered by an Exynos 7904 processor and runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based Samsung Experience 9.5. But the highlight for us is the big 5,000mAh battery, which supports adaptive fast charging via a USB Type-C port.

Samsung Galaxy M20 specs

  • 6.3-inch IPS-LCD display, 2,340 x 1,080 resolution, 19.5:9
  • Octa-core Samsung Exynos 7904 processor
  • Mali-G71 MP2 GPU
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB
  • 8-megapixel front camera
  • 13 megapixels + 5 megapixels (ultra-wide)
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Samsung Experience 9.5 based on Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 5,000mAh battery with fast charging via USB Type-C

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 17 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.