The Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition went official in September. It is Samsung’s cheapest model in the Galaxy S20 series. Today, the South Korean company announced the Galaxy S20 FE in India. The flagship will go up against the upcoming OnePlus 8T.
The Galaxy S20 FE comes with an Infinity-O punch-hole display design like the other Galaxy S20 series smartphones. The company has swapped the glass build with a polycarbonate back which is available in several bright colours. When it comes to specs, the Galaxy S20 FE a flagship chipset, 12-megapixel triple rear cameras, and a large battery.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE specifications and features
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is an IP68 rated dustproof and water-resistant phone. It features a 6.5-inch S-AMOLED display that is integrated with a fingerprint sensor. The screen offers full HD+ resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a 120Hz refresh rate. The display is shielded by Gorilla Glass 3.
While 5G-ready markets have been treated the Snapdragon 865 chipset variant of the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, India has received its 4G variant that is fuelled by the Exynos 990 SoC. It is the same chipset that fuels the Galaxy S20 series and Note 20 lineup in India. Coming back to the Galaxy S20 FE, it comes with 8GB of LPPDR5 RAM and 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE has a 32-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The rear camera setup of the phone comprises a 12-megapixel Sony IMX555 main camera with OIS and f/1.8 aperture, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with OIS and 3x optical zoom.
The phone runs One UI 2.0 based on Android 10. It has a 4,500mAh battery that supports 15W wired and wireless charging. It comes with other features such as AKG-tuned stereo speakers, a microSD card slot, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and USB Type-C. It lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price in India
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is priced at Rs 49,999 and its scheduled to go on sale from October 16th. The pre-bookings of the smartphone begin on October 9th. Customers who pre-book the Galaxy S20 FE can avail Rs 4,000 cash back from HDFC Bank or take advantage of Upgrade Bonus of Rs 3,000. The company is also offering e-store benefits worth Rs 4,000. It comes in three colour options such as Cloud Red, Cloud Orange, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy, and Cloud White.