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Topic Summary

Posted by: Everest
« on: October 04, 2020, 10:44:12 AM »

The development of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, or Fan Edition, is an attempt by Samsung to take on the affordable flagship segment. The affordable flagship segment that is popularly known to be dominated by OnePlus and Xiaomi is becoming important as time passes because of the increase in smartphones' prices.


Design


The Galaxy S20 FE compared to the older is different as it foregoes the metal appearance for plastic. In this Samsung model, Samsung is dabbled into a range of good looking pastel shades. One of the reasons for the Galaxy S20 FE being affordable is the Full HD+ panel it uses.

During the production of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, it was aimed to be at the affordable flagship market where it is normal for phones to have larger screen sizes. It features a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display and a button layout.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE also features Gorilla Glass 3 for protection. It is IP68 rated and also includes stereo speakers, and sports a reliable optical in-display fingerprint scanners. To ensure slick user experience, it uses a 120Hz display.

Cameras


The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE features a primary shooter with a 12MP sensor and an ultrawide camera with a 12MP sensor. It also sports a sensor of 8MP combined with 3x optical zoom.

With respect to the video aspect of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, it doesn't support an 8K video capture; rather, it supports a 4K video capture.

Hardware and Softwares


The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is powered by a Snapdragon 865 chipset. Also, the hardware optimization is excellent, proving that, over the last few years, Samsung has truly done a great job with respect to OneUI. Compared to the regular Samsung Galaxy S20, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is just as fast as the latter.

When shipped, the standard storage and RAM for this phone are 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Although, it sports a microSD card slot to aid the expansion of the storage level. With this phone, Samsung promises to give users three years of Android updates to ensure that any fear regarding support would be put at bay.

Battery


The Galaxy S20 FE features a 4,500mAh battery meaning that compared to the regular Samsung Galaxy S20, it will be sure to last longer. Although, when it comes to charging, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE manages just 15W, which isn't particularly great.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Price and Availability


The cost of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE in Nigeria starts at around 328,000 Naira, which is approximately 730 EUR.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE was announced on September 23, 2020, and is expected to be released on October 2, 2020.

Buyor see the current price from Jumia Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Specifications


The things below include some of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE specifications:


Network


Technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G

Body


Dimensions: 159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm (6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 in)
Weight: 190 g (6.70 oz)
Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) ; Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified) ; IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

Display


Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size: 6.5 inches, 101.0 cm2 (~84.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~407 ppi density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3 ; Always-on display ; 120Hz refresh rate

Platform


OS: Android 10, One UI 2.5
Chipset: Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
CPU: Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 585 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 585 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 585)
GPU: Adreno 650

Memory


Card slot: microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM ; UFS 3.1

Main Camera


Triple: 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.0, 73mm (telephoto), 1/4.5", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.0", 1.12µm
Features: LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video: 4K, 1080p, gyro-EIS

Selfie Camera


Single: 32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.74", 0.8µm, AF
Features: HDR
Video: 4K, 1080p

Sound


Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack: No ; 32-bit/384kHz audio ; Tuned by AKG

Comms


WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC: Yes
Radio: Unspecified
USB: Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Sensors:Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer ; Bixby natural language commands and dictation

Battery


Type: Li-Po 4500 mAh, non-removable
Charging: Fast charging 25W ; Fast wireless charging 15W ; Reverse wireless charging 4.5W ; USB Power Delivery 3.0

Misc


Colors: Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy, Cloud White, Cloud Red, Cloud Orange
Models: SM-G781B
SAR EU: 0.50 W/kg (head) ; 1.35 W/kg (body)