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 maintain the value down.and may be packed to the hilt with the most recent, biggest tech, however in addition 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 will probably be supplied within the US.) That is a major worth drop, on condition that the 5G Galaxy Word 20 Extremely retails for $1,300 (£1,179, AU$1,999). It additionally undercuts the , which has an identical 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 worth may 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 price 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 Word 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, however it depends closely on digital zoom) or 8K video recording, neither of which I feel you will miss. It nonetheless provides 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, completely different filters) permitting you to determine which to share afterwards.
Bodily, it seems a lot the identical as the remainder of the S20 collection. It has a Gorilla Glass 5 show (moderately than Gorilla Glass 6 on the Word 20), and the again is created from a toughened, matte plastic moderately than shiny glass. It nonetheless has IP68 waterproofing although, together with an in-screen fingerprint scanner and it is obtainable in a wider vary of snazzy colours, together with a vibrant pink, a lavender purple, navy blue, mint inexperienced and orange — all of which look a lot nicer than the sinfully boring grey on Samsung’s most costly S20 Extremely.
The cellphone is, with in-store gross sales beginning on Oct 2.
No, this cellphone is not a revolution in cellular know-how, however that is not what Samsung must do proper now. What it ought to be doing is providing a strong all-round expertise at a extra enticing worth, which on paper not less than is precisely what the S20 FE offers. We’ll learn the way it stacks up in opposition to equally priced rivals just like the OnePlus 8 Pro within the full evaluate, however for now you may see how its specs examine within the chart beneath.
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|
|Digital camera||12-megapixel (commonplace), 12-megapixel (ultrawide), 8-megapixel (3x telephoto)||108-megapixel (wide-angle), 48-megapixel (telephoto), 12-megapixel (ultrawide), time-of-flight digicam||48-megapixel essential, 8-megapixel telephoto, 48-megapixel ultrawide, 5-megapixel “coloration 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 price, assist for 30W quick charging and 15W quick wi-fi charging||5G enabled; 120Hz refresh price; 100X zoom; water-proof (IP68)||5G enabled, Quick-charging, quick wi-fi charging, 120Hz show||Water-resistant (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)|