Samsung’s OnePlus are making nice phones at extra inexpensive costs. The Galaxy S20 FE (which stands for “fan version”) goals to supply a lot of what you will discover within the firm’s top-end telephones however with a couple of tweaks right here and there with a view to hold the value down.and could be packed to the hilt with the newest, biggest tech, however additionally they include sky-high costs to match. That makes them a tough promote at a time when purse strings are tightening and rivals like
That worth is $700 — the identical because the 5G. (Solely the 5G model can be provided within the US.) That is a major worth drop, provided that the 5G Galaxy Observe 20 Extremely retails for $1,300 (£1,179, AU$1,999). It additionally undercuts the , which has an analogous set of specs however prices $899 (£799). A lot for OnePlus’ well-known affordability.. Within the UK and Australia, it is £599 or AU$999 for a 4G model, and £699 or AU$1,149 for
The value could be extra inexpensive, however the important thing specs do not appear to have suffered all that a lot. There is a 6.5-inch, 2,400×1,080-pixel tremendous AMOLED show with a 120Hz refresh fee for easy scrolling and a lightning-fast Snapdragon 865 processor (for the 5G fashions; there’s an Exynos 990 chip within the 4G fashions — the identical one discovered within the Observe 20 Extremely and S20 Extremely).
There is a triple digicam setup on the again, though the resolutions are decrease and it lacks high-end options just like the 100x house zoom (30x zoom is obtainable, nevertheless it depends closely on digital zoom) or 8K video recording, neither of which I believe you will miss. It nonetheless gives issues like 3x optical zoom, optical picture stabilization, evening mode pictures and the “single take” characteristic which captures a number of variations of the identical shot if you hit the shutter button (zoomed in, zoomed out, a video, a GIF, totally different filters) permitting you to resolve which to share afterwards.
Bodily, it seems a lot the identical as the remainder of the S20 sequence. It has a Gorilla Glass 5 show (reasonably than Gorilla Glass 6 on the Observe 20), and the again is made out of a toughened, matte plastic reasonably than shiny glass. It nonetheless has IP68 waterproofing although, together with an in-screen fingerprint scanner and it is accessible in a wider vary of snazzy colours, together with a vibrant crimson, a lavender purple, navy blue, mint inexperienced and orange — all of which look a lot nicer than the sinfully uninteresting grey on Samsung’s most costly S20 Extremely.
The telephone is, with in-store gross sales beginning on Oct 2.
No, this telephone is not a revolution in cellular know-how, however that is not what Samsung must do proper now. What it must be doing is providing a stable all-round expertise at a extra enticing worth, which on paper no less than is precisely what the S20 FE supplies. We’ll learn the way it stacks up towards equally priced opponents just like the OnePlus 8 Pro within the full overview, however for now you possibly can see how its specs evaluate within the chart under.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE specs comparability chart
|Samsung Galaxy S20 FE||Samsung Galaxy S20 Extremely||OnePlus Eight Professional||Apple iPhone SE (2020)|
|Show dimension, decision||6.5-inch tremendous AMOLED; 2,400×1,080 pixels||6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X||6.78-inch AMOLED; 1,440×3,168 pixels||4.7-inch Retina HD; 1,334×750 pixels|
|Dimensions (inches)||TBA||2.99 by 6.57 by 0.35 in.||6.51 by 2.93 by 0.35 in.||5.45 by 2.65 by 0.29 in.|
|Dimensions (millimeters)||159.Eight by 75.5 by 8.4mm||76.Zero by 166.9 by 8.8mm||165 by 74.Four by 8.5mm||138.Four by 67.Three by 7.Three mm|
|Weight (ounces, grams)||190g||7.76 oz.; 220g||199g||5.22 oz.; 148g|
|Cellular software program||Android 10||Android 10||Android 10||iOS 13|
|Digicam||12-megapixel (normal), 12-megapixel (ultrawide), 8-megapixel (3x telephoto)||108-megapixel (wide-angle), 48-megapixel (telephoto), 12-megapixel (ultrawide), time-of-flight digicam||48-megapixel major, 8-megapixel telephoto, 48-megapixel ultrawide, 5-megapixel “colour filter”||12-megapixel|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (5G) Samsung Exynos 990 (4G)||64-bit octa-core processor (Max 2.7GHz + 2.5GHz + 2GHz)||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865||Apple A13 Bionic|
|Storage||128GB||128GB, 512GB||128GB, 256B||64GB, 128GB, 256GB|
|RAM||6GB||12GB, 16GB||8GB, 12GB||Not disclosed|
|Expandable storage||1TB||As much as 1TB||None||No|
|Battery||4,500 mAh||5,000 mAh||4,300 mAh||Not disclosed, however Apple claims it has the identical battery life as iPhone 8|
|Fingerprint sensor||In-screen||In-screen||In-screen||Dwelling button|
|Particular options||120Hz display refresh fee, assist for 30W quick charging and 15W quick wi-fi charging||5G enabled; 120Hz refresh fee; 100X zoom; water-proof (IP68)||5G enabled, Quick-charging, quick wi-fi charging, 120Hz show||Waterproof (IP67); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wi-fi charging|
|Price off-contract (USD)||$699||$1,399 (128GB), $1,599 (512GB)||$899||$399 (64GB), $449 (128GB), $549 (256GB)|
|Price (GBP)||£599 (4G), £699 (5G)||£1,199 (128GB), £1,399 (512GB)||£799||£419 (64GB), £469 (128GB), £569 (256GB)|
|Price (AUD)||AU$999 (4G), AU$1,149 (5G)||AU$1,999 (128GB), AU$2,249 (512GB)||AU$1,435 transformed||AU$749 (64GB), AU$829 (128GB), AU$999 (256GB)|