Why 108MP is not the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra camera real headline feature. The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra launch was a strange mix of old and new - we were blasted with a confetti gun of futuristic camera features, but also reacquainted with an old friend called the 'megapixel war'. Back in the early days of digital cameras, 'megapixel war' was an unsubtle dig at manufacturers who bumped up megapixel counts, then marketed this as some kind of numerical signifier of image quality.
And yet here we are again in 2020, with the Galaxy S20 Ultra banging the megapixel drum and claiming that camera resolution is, like a My Chemical Romance comeback, suddenly a big deal again. (Image credit: Future)Space zoom sounds like a fun party trick, but Samsung reserved its really big claims for the S20….