Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition to launch on September 23rd

Samsung recently launched multiple devices in India such as Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Note 20 series, Galaxy Tab S7 series, and a few others. The Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is the next device slated to arrive from the brand. Today, the South Korean company confirmed that it will be holding a special Galaxy Unpacked (Fan) event at 7.30pm on September 23rd to announce the Galaxy S20 FE.

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The Galaxy S20 FE will be replacing the Galaxy S10 Lite that launched at the beginning of this year in India. The press release that confirms the Galaxy S20 FE launch date has no information its specs and features. However, recent reports have revealed almost everything about the S20 FE. In terms of specs, it seems to be more powerful than the Galaxy S20 that debuted in February this year.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE specifications and features (expected)

Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition September 23 launch

Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is scheduled to debut on September 23rd

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is expected to feature a 6.5-inch S-AMOLED Infinity-O display with 1,080 x 2,400 pixels full HD+ resolution and 20:9 aspect ratio. The screen will feature a high refresh rate of 120Hz and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It will also feature an embedded fingerprint sensor and an IP68 rated dustproof and water-resistant chassis.

The handset will be arriving in 5G and 4G variants depending on the market. The 5G variant of the device will be driven by the Snapdragon 865 mobile platform whereas the 4G edition will be driven by the Exynos 990 chipset. Rumours suggest that India will be receiving the Exynos 990 SoC edition of the S20 FE. The device will be equipped with 6GB of LPPDR5 RAM and 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage, with a dedicated storage slot for adding a microSD card.

For snapping selfies, the Galaxy S20 FE will offer a 32-megapixel front camera. The rear camera setup will include a 12-megapixel main lens with f/1.8 aperture and OIS, a 12-megapixel ultrawide sensor with 123-degree FOV and f/2.2 aperture, and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with OIS and f/2.0 aperture and 3x optical zoom. The S20 FE will carry support for 4K UHD video recording.

The One UI 2.x based Android 10 OS will come preloaded on the Galaxy S20 FE. The smartphone will be equipped with a 4,500mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging. Some of its other rumoured features include AKG tuned stereo speakers, dual SIM support, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, USB Type-C, wireless charging, and reverse charging.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE pricing and availability (expected)

There is no word on the pricing of the Galaxy S20 FE. It is speculated that the device could be made available for purchase from early October. It is expected to arrive in six colour options such as Navy, Lavender, Sky Green, Red, White, and Orange.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.