Updated: 06 October 2020 | 13:02 IST
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE has been officially launched in India and can be available to shop for from October 16. The Samsung phone, which debuted globally last month as a toned-down variant of the Galaxy S20 flagship, comes during a range of color options, but during a single specifications variant. Samsung has also provided triple rear cameras also as a hole-punch display on the Galaxy S20 FE. Also referred to as the Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, the new smartphone matches the planning language of the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Note 20 series. The Galaxy S20 FE also comes with wireless charging support.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price in India has been set at Rs. 49,999 for the only, 8GB + 128GB storage variant that has 4G support. The phone comes in five color options, namely Cloud Red, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy, and Cloud White. The pre-orders for the phone begin October 9. Moreover, it’ll continue the sale through Amazon, Samsung India online store, and choose offline retailers starting October 16, as per a banner on the Amazon India app.
Pre-booking offers on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE include benefits worth Rs. 8,000.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Samsung Galaxy S20: what is the Difference?
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE was unveiled globally last month in 4G and 5G options also as three distinct configurations — 6GB RAM + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB — that are available during a total of six color shades including the Cloud Orange that hasn’t launched in India. The 5G variant of the Galaxy S20 FE within the global markets carries a starting price of $699 (roughly Rs. 51,100).
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE specifications
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE runs on One UI 2.0, supported Android 10. The phone features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display with a 20:9 ratio and 120Hz refresh rate. The display is additionally protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 panel. Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE has an octa-core Exynos 990 SoC, paired with 8GB of RAM. the worldwide variant of the phone, however, comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC.
For photos and videos, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE flaunts the triple rear camera setup that carries a 12-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 fisheye lens and optical image stabilization (OIS) support. The camera setup also includes a 12-megapixel secondary sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens — enabling a 123-degree field-of-view (FoV) — also as an 8-megapixel telephoto shooter. In terms of capturing selfies and enabling video chats, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE carries a 32-megapixel camera sensor at the front, with an f/2.0 lens that comes with autofocus support.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with 128GB of onboard storage that’s expandable via microSD card (up to 1TB). Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. The phone comes with stereo speakers that are optimized by Samsung’s brand AKG.
Sensors on the Galaxy S20 FE include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, hall sensor, and a proximity sensor. you’ll also get an in-display fingerprint sensor.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes in an IP68-rated build and packs a 4,500mAh battery, with support for 15W fast charging and wireless charging. there’s also Samsung’s Wireless PowerShare that transforms the phone into a wireless charger and allows you to charge your wireless charging-supported devices. Lastly, the phone measures 159.8×74.5×8.4mm and weigh 190 grams.