To boost sales of a particular series of mobiles, Manufacturers have an idea of Special Edition. It is not new to Samsung. They already released Star Wars Special Edition. OnePlus released their McLaren Edition with slightly bumped RAM. Instead of providing different colors and nothing new, Samsung always put some extra efforts to put the Special Edition unique. We know Samsung is working with the BTS for new edition mobile. The wait is over, and the news is officially out; Samsung just made a collaboration with the Korean BTS Music band and released special edition Samsung Galaxy S20+ (Plus) mobile and Galaxy Buds (Wireless earbuds). While it’s hard to stop drooling over the looks of this latest model by Samsung, we have some interesting facts about it to share.
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Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition (S20 Plus)
Samsung announced Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition in both 5G and LTE versions. If you are a BTS fan and you planned to buy a Samsung Galaxy S20+ mobile, then it is definitely worth the price. Instead of a sticker skin on already existing mobile, Samsung made purple glass and exterior designed with metal.
K-pop BTS Theme
A more natural way to gain fame is to pair with someone already in the limelight. Although Samsung is never short of recognition yet collaborating with the trending Korean BTS Music Band is, nevertheless, a great idea. Also, The design looks better, and it is not a plastic sticker that put on already existing different colored mobile. BTS Edition design made from scratch.
Inspired by the Galaxy past trends, including Star Wars Special Edition and Batman themes, the latest collaboration seems to be with the K-pop, BTS. The iridescent purple color that is directly derived from the BTS theme color, the logo on the backside and a heart icon near the camera range of the latest Samsung galaxy S20+, all perfectly showcase the incorporated BTS theme.
BTS Highlighted Android themes
Beauty and style are not just skin deep, and so Samsung has infused the BTS themes and imagery within the heart of this cellphone too. The new special BTS edition of the Samsung Galaxy S20+ comes with Android ideas that are inspired by the BTS band. Also, the handset comes with a pre-installed Weverse app, the most commonly used social media platform by the BTS band for communication with their fans and socializing. You will get a Live wallpaper with BTS themed lock screen.
To give the users a little more BTS feel the cellphone box includes photo cards of the band. The BTS theme also inspires the box. It comes black, with an opal purple background that reflects from the tiny hearts carved across the bottom of the box.
The Specs are the same as the already existing Galaxy S20+. The only change here is design. The BTS Edition is an International unlocked mobile. Thus It comes with an Exynos processor instead of the Snapdragon processor.
- 5G Network connectivity for S20+ 5G BTS Edition. Dual Sim, GSM+GSM (Hybrid Slot) support. But, In some countries, Samsung will release the 4G versions of S20 and S20 Plus. Ultra variant always comes with a 5G version.
- 6.7-inch Infinity-O Corning Gorilla Glass 6 120hz Color Dynamic AMOLED (2 X 16M) Display
- Exynos 990 Processor
- 8GB RAM- It is more than enough for regular users and heavy users too.
- 4500mAh Battery
- Wireless Charging
- Always-on display
- 12 MP, f/1.8 (Main) + 64 MP, f/2.0 (telephoto) + 12 MP, f/2.2 (ultrawide) Rear camera and 10 MP selfie camera
- Android 10 One UI 2.1 OS
- 128GB UFS 3.0 storage with MicroSD Support up to 512 GB
- USB 3.2 Type-C v 1.0 Port
- Bluetooth 5.0
- Wireless charging support and 25 W fast wired charging
- Reverse Wireless Charging
- IP68 Dust and Water-resistant rating
- Under display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
The BTS Edition Samsung Galaxy Buds+ (Plus)
In addition to the BTS-inspired handset, Samsung offers its users Galaxy Plus Buds that are BTS themed too. These buds are small in shape and convenient to use. They come in a stylish black and glossy purple color with heart icons and the BTS logo on each bud. After mobiles, releasing special edition earbuds are trending now. RAZER released Pikachu themed earbuds. It is not a pure skin wrapped earbuds. It has its unique Pikachu sounds and app. That is better than only design change.
These classy buds are accompanied by a classier charging case that features the same hues. A purple exterior and a black interior with two earbud sittings hone the BTS theme. Not only in the design, but the sound also optimized by AKG in this edition.
Samsung Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy Buds+ BTS Edition Price and Pre-ordering
Samsung Galaxy S20+ BTS Edition costs around $1249, and the Galaxy Buds+ costs $199. Both price are $50 higher than the regular same specs mobile. When you buy a bundle that has S20+ and the Galaxy Buds+, you will get some reduction.
If you have already planned to buy a handset for yourself, hang in tight. The pre-ordering starts from 19th June and stretches till 8th July. The shipping, however, begins on 9th July, the date that marks the 7th BTS fan collective anniversary.
To enjoy a 50% off on the trendy Galaxy Buds, you can pre-order the S20+ BTS Edition handset as soon as it becomes available to order. However, on pre-ordering the Galaxy Plus buds, you will still enjoy a wireless charger.
And for all those users who pre-order either of the devices, Samsung offers free BTS posters.
It feels better when Mobile manufacturers are selling special editions for a reasonable price. It avoids third-party sellers. If you don’t know, some of the companies made a unique edition mobile with removable stickers on the mobiles and sold them for a considerable price range. We have seen many leading tech brands collaborating with different trending themes and bringing out similar special themed editions. Regular specs of Samsung Galaxy S20+ plus is the same as the BTS S20+ other than the design change.
The S20+ BTS edition has, however, already caught the eyes and hearts of several people out there with its fascinating looks that feature a slim purple metal and glass body, along with the BTS-inspired Android themes. Do you think Samsung would be able to attract a good number of customers and win the market with this collaborative handset? Share your thoughts below.
Selva Ganesh is the Chief Editor of this Blog. He is a Computer Science Engineer, An experienced Android Developer, Professional Blogger with 8+ years in the field. He completed courses about Google News Initiative. He runs Android Infotech which offers Problem Solving Articles around the globe.