Samsung S20 series' eSIM functionality enabled in India via update
Samsung has started releasing One UI 3.1 update for the Galaxy S20 series in India. The firmware, carrying version number G98xFXXU6DUB5, brings improved device performance, private share, location data removal from images, and zoom lock in camera, among other features. The update also enables the eSIM functionality, meaning you can now use your device with two networks and an SD card simultaneously.
To enable the eSIM functionality on your Galaxy S20 handset, go to 'SIM card manager' option in the Settings menu, turn on the eSIM option, and select your preferred plan to activate the services. In India, Reliance Jio, Airtel, and Vi offer eSIM support.
As far as their specifications are concerned, the Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra feature a punch-hole cut-out display with slim bezels and an integrated fingerprint sensor. They also offer an IP68-rated build quality. The handsets bear a 6.2-inch, 6.7-inch, and 6.9-inch AMOLED screen, respectively, with a QHD+ (1440x3200 pixels) resolution, HDR10+ support, and a 120Hz refresh rate.
The S20 Ultra has a quad rear camera setup comprising a 108MP primary sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide lens, a 48MP telephoto camera, and a ToF sensor. Up front, it packs a 40MP snapper. The S20 and S20+ feature a similar module but with a 12MP main sensor and a 64MP telephoto lens (no depth sensor on S20). For selfies, they sport a 10MP camera.
The Galaxy S20 series is powered by a Snapdragon 865/Exynos 990 processor (depending on the market), paired with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of expandable storage. The S20, S21+, and S21 Ultra pack 4,000mAh, 4,500mAh, and 5,000mAh batteries, respectively, with up to 45W wired fast-charging support. They also offer support for Wi-Fi 6, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, and a Type-C port.