This one is for the followers – the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a remix of the S20 spec sheet that has been adjusted for a extra inexpensive worth. Beginning immediately it is possible for you to to pre-order one on Samsung.com. Then from October 2 onward it would even be out there by carriers and retailers.
The value within the US is about at $700 – that’s $300 lower than the 5G model of the vanilla Galaxy S20. Talking of 5G, the FE additionally is available in LTE and 5G varieties. The $700 price ticket is for the 5G model particularly, the 4G pricing must be introduced quickly.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE in Cloud Navy
The chipset has been the most important query mark since we first heard concerning the FE. Samsung (as all the time) is reluctant to call chipsets, however wanting on the CPU clock speeds they did present we see a shock.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 865+ chipset – the unique S20 trio makes use of the non-plus 865 as an alternative. Formally, Samsung lists the CPU clock speeds as 3.0 + 2.4 + 1.eight GHz, which nearly matches the clocks for the plus chip, 3.1 + 2.4 + 1.eight GHz.
Alas, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 4G will get a plain Exynos 990, besides this time it is connected to an LTE modem, so no 5G connectivity right here.
Shifting on, three extra issues have modified from the unique S20 fashions: the display screen, the digicam and the battery. Let’s have a look at the display screen first.
At 6.5”, this Dynamic AMOLED show sits proper between the S20 (6.2”) and S20+ (6.7”). The decision is 1080p+, nevertheless, whereas the opposite two fashions boast 1440p+ panels. Nonetheless the display screen is HDR10+ licensed and runs at 120Hz as do the S20 and S20+, however provided that you drop to 1080p rendering.
Word that regardless of being 0.2” smaller in diagonal, this show is flat so the Galaxy S20 FE is about the identical dimension because the S20+ – two millimeters shorter and one wider, plus a fraction thicker. The physique of the cellphone is IP68-rated for mud and water resistance.
The triple digicam on the again sees the return of the superb 12MP essential cam from the S20 with its massive 1/1.76” sensor and 1.eight µm pixels with Twin Pixel AF. This module additionally options Optical Picture Stabilization (OIS).
The telephoto cam is new – it has an 8MP sensor (1.Zero µm pixels) and OIS. The f/2.Four lens provides 3x optical zoom and as much as 30x House Zoom. The 64MP sensor of the S20/S20+ is gone, which implies that the FE can’t file 8K video. The third module on the again, the 12MP ultrawide cam, covers 123° subject of view.
The selfie digicam is completely different too, that includes a 32MP sensor (0.eight µm pixels) with 4-in-1 pixel binning. This cam seems to be the one we’ve seen in some A-series fashions.
The Galaxy S20 FE attracts energy from a 4,500 mAh battery, the identical capability because the S20+. It additionally helps 25W quick charging (USB Energy Supply 3.Zero with PPS), nevertheless you’ll should get one other charger if you wish to reap the benefits of that because the retail package deal contains solely a 15W energy brick. Quick and reverse wi-fi charging are nonetheless on board.
This mannequin options an in-display fingerprint reader that can be utilized to safe Samsung Pay. Talking of which, the Samsung-exclusive MST characteristic (which works with terminals that don’t assist NFC) is obtainable
One other S-series staple, AKG-tuned stereo audio system with Dolby audio expertise is obtainable as nicely.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE in: Cloud Lavender • Cloud Mint • Cloud Orange • Cloud Pink • Cloud White
The cellphone can be out there in single SIM and twin SIM variations. There’s a microSD card slot, however that can take the spot of SIM2 – an eSIM could also be enabled in some markets, which can clear up this challenge.
The Galaxy S20 FE 5G could have 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage as customary with a 256GB possibility. It helps each sub-6 and the sooner mmWave flavors of 5G (in addition to NSA and SA operation).
The S20 FE has just one configuration, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. This one is not any slouch because the LTE Cat. 20 modem can ship obtain speeds of as much as 2.Zero Gbps. Additionally, each variations assist Wi-Fi 6, wi-fi display screen mirroring (1080p @ 30 fps0 and DisplayPort (4K at 60 fps).
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
At launch the next colours can be out there: Cloud Pink, Cloud Orange, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy and Cloud White. Word that some colours is probably not out there in all nations and for all configurations of the S20 FE.