The Samsung Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition is official. It is a military-focused smartphone, designed to meet the needs of operators in the US federal government and the Department of Defense. Samsung has stated that it is a “mission-ready” phone that “supports the needs of strategic and classified applications”. The smartphone will also help operators in difficult terrain, traveling long distances and loss of communication. While the smartphone is designed for the military, it is similar to the regular Galaxy S20. Differences include some additional software, security features, and a rugged case.

Features on Samsung Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition Include the ability to connect to tactical radios and mission systems, night-vision mode that allows users to turn the display on or off when wearing night-vision eyewear, and the option to unlock the smartphone in landscape mode. The phone also features a Stealth Mode that enables operators to deactivate LTE and mute all RF transmissions for “full off-grid communication”.

“Galaxy S20 TE also includes powerful Samsung Dex software, which provides a PC-like experience when connected to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse. With Dax, operators can use the device on a vehicle or back to report, to complete training or mission planning, ”the company said in a statement.

Additionally, Samsung stated that the phone is built on Samsung Knox, it uses a dual-architecture architecture to secure the device through dual-layered encryption. This works even when the device is in a switch-off or unauthenticated state.

In addition to these capabilities, it is very high Samsung galaxy s20 With a 6.2-inch OLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, 128GB onboard storage and triple rear camera. In particular, the tactical version will only be released in a storage version with 12 GB of RAM. In addition, there will be only one color option – Cosmic Gray.

The smartphone will not be sold to the general public and will only be available through select IT channel partners. There is no word on pricing or release outside the US right now.