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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2020, September 23
  • Dimensions: 159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 190 g
  • Screen: 6.5", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Triple, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 32 MP
  • Memory: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 4500 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
Release date 2020, September 23
Dimensions (HxWxD) 159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm | 6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 in
Weight 190 g | 6.7 oz
Body build Glass front, plastic back, aluminum frame
Colors Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy, Cloud White, Cloud Red, Cloud Orange
Battery 4500 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price$ 500
Screen
Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6.5" inc
Screen area 101.0 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio84.8%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px
PPI /points per inch/ 407 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Other - Always-on display
-120Hz refresh rate
-HDR10+
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Triple
Camera specs
-12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76", 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
-8 MP, f/2.4, 76mm (telephoto), 1/4.5", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
-12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.0", 1.12µm
Functions LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS
DxOMark Main Score115
DxOMark Photo119
DxOMark Video101
Front camera, selfie 32 MP, Single
Specifications 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.74", 0.8µm
Functions HDR
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps (gyro-EIS)
Performance
Operating system OS Android 10, One UI 2.5
Chipset - Exynos 990 (7 nm+)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M5 & 2x2.50 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-G77 MP11
External memory microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal memory 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
Antutu 9 score623211
Antutu 8 score525962
GeekBench 5 Single Core735
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core2524
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat19 1800/200 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     1.45 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No
Headphone jack No
Others
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Tuned by AKG
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- Fast charging 25W
-Fast wireless charging 15W
-Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
-USB Power Delivery 3.0
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Also known as Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, Samsung Galaxy S20 Lite, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Review

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (Fan Edition) is a special phone. If smartphone manufacturers often put on the market models that are "light" and offer top features for less money, then here we are dealing with a different business approach. The device is designed according to the most important features for users. Everything unnecessary has been removed.

Design

What distinguishes the Samsung S20 FE the most from the top smartphones of the South Korean manufacturer is the material from which the back panel is made. Glastic is used instead of glass. It is a composite multicomponent material that consists of glass microspheres. It looks like aluminum or frosted glass. As a result, you have a device with a super strong and at the same time light back panel. Samsung S20 FE lies nicely in the hand. His back is not scratched quickly. You can use the smartphone without a case.

To be even more appealing to consumers, Samsung offers the S20 FE in several colors. Exactly six! Blue, purple, mint, red, orange and white. The frame of the smartphone is metal, and the case is hermetically sealed and covers the IP68 standard. You can drop the device in the snow or pour water on it. It won't hurt him.

Display

Fans of big screens will appreciate the smartphone properly. It is equipped with a 6.5-inch SUPER AMOLED screen with a constant refresh rate of 120 Hz. In the settings you can lower it to 60 Hz. The resolution is Full HD+.

Productivity

Like a number of Samsung's flagship smartphones from 2020, the S20 FE has the Exynos 990. It is the company's most powerful processor. The RAM is 6 GB (for comparison in some new models it is 8 GB). In everyday use and playing games you may not notice this difference. The internal storage is 128 GB and can be expanded with a memory card up to 1TB.

Cameras

In the Samsung S20 FE we see an excellent set of rear cameras. The main one also has an ultra-wide angle and a TV camera. In addition to them, a depth sensor, macrocamera, periscopes, etc. can be used. Here's exactly what the set of cameras is:

The main one is 12-megapixel with an aperture of f / 1.8 and optical stabilization. We see almost the same solution in the flagship Galaxy S20. The ultra-wide-angle camera is 12-megapixel with an aperture of f / 2.2, and the TV is 8-megapixel with an aperture of f / 2.4.

When taking landscape photos, use the ultra-wide angle camera. It will capture much more space, and its resolution guarantees good detail. As for the camera, it has modest megapixels, but it is able to capture details well.

In night shots, you will find that all three cameras work well. There is almost no noise.

Although there is no macro camera in this smartphone, the main one handles the task perfectly.

If you plan to make videos with the Samsung S20 FE, you have several options - 4K video recording at 60 frames per second and slow motion video at up to 960 frames per second at HD resolution.

DeX support

One of the reasons to buy the Samsung S20 FE is DeX support. This is a flagship feature that you can use in two ways. First, by connecting the smartphone to an external monitor. So you can work in a desktop environment, handling as if in front of you is a real computer. You need a special cable to make the connection. The second application of DeX is by connecting the smartphone to a Samsung smart TV. This will allow you to display content on the big screen.

Autonomous work

The South Korean company has put a large enough battery in the Samsung S20 FE. It has a capacity of 4500 mAh. You can count on two days of battery life. The battery discharge rate during play is not high. To have a fast recharge, you will need a charger with a power of 25 watts, which does not come with the smartphone.

Samsung S20 FE supports Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 technology. To be accessible, you need to use the Samsung Charger Duo Pad.

There is also a function for reversing wireless charging, which will find application if you want to charge smart watches and headphones.

Conclusion

Samsung S20 FE is a smartphone that meets the expectations of long-time fans of the brand. It offers a large enough screen, excellent performance, decent cameras, long battery life, protection against moisture and has a nice appearance. With it you will feel up to date with new technologies for at least 2-3 years. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE was around $ 500 after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2020, September 23.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 190 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 6.5" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
Yes, it supports fast charging.
Yes, it supports wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Triple main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.