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 in the present day it is possible for you to to pre-order one on Samsung.com. Then from October 2 onward it’ll even be obtainable by way of carriers and retailers.
The value within the US is ready 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 needs to be introduced quickly.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE in Cloud Navy
The chipset has been the largest query mark since we first heard concerning the FE. Samsung (as at all times) is reluctant to call chipsets, however trying 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 a substitute. 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 attached 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 digital camera 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.
Notice 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 digital camera on the again sees the return of the superb 12MP predominant cam from the S20 with its giant 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 report 8K video. The third module on the again, the 12MP ultrawide cam, covers 123° subject of view.
The selfie digital camera is totally 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 make the most of that because the retail bundle consists of 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 function (which works with terminals that don’t assist NFC) is offered
One other S-series staple, AKG-tuned stereo audio system with Dolby audio expertise is offered as effectively.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE in: Cloud Lavender • Cloud Mint • Cloud Orange • Cloud Crimson • Cloud White
The cellphone will likely be obtainable 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 is able to clear up this problem.
The Galaxy S20 FE 5G can have 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage as normal with a 256GB choice. 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 will likely be obtainable: Cloud Crimson, Cloud Orange, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy and Cloud White. Notice that some colours might not be obtainable in all international locations and for all configurations of the S20 FE.