R. Jayashree | Coimbatore | October 26, 2020
South Korean tech giant Samsung on September 23, 2020 revealed the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (FE), the newest member of the Galaxy S20 series. Galaxy S20 FE is a premium flagship smartphone that includes innovations Galaxy fans love the most, was made available at an accessible price point, starting at $699 for 5G.
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The smartphone will be widely available starting from October 2, 2020, through Samsung.com, carriers and retailers online. Pre-orders for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G and S20 FE will begin on Samsung.com from September 23, 2020. This smartphone is expected to give tough competition to the Apple iPhone 11 and OnePlus 8.
Samsung took select features of the Galaxy S20 series, like the super smooth scrolling display, an AI-powered camera, advanced chipset, hyper-fast connectivity, all day battery, expandable storage, with a streamlined premium design, to create the all-new Galaxy S20 FE.
“We are constantly speaking to our fans and taking feedback, and we heard what they loved the most about our Galaxy S20 series, what features they used most often and what they would want to see in a new smartphone,” said Dr. TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business for Samsung Electronics. “The S20 FE is an extension of the Galaxy S20 family and is the start of a new way to bring meaningful innovation to even more people to let them do the things they love with the best of Galaxy.”
The Galaxy S20 FE comes in a selection of six vibrant colors—Cloud Red, Cloud Orange, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy and Cloud White4. It also features a premium textured haze effect that minimizes fingerprints and smudges.
The Galaxy S20 FE brings a pro-grade camera along with the 32MP selfie Camera including tetra-binning technology that enables the user to instantly capture a post-worthy picture. The large image sensors including multi-frame processing help the user click richer, more vibrant images — even in low light. Night mode multi-frame processing with AI frame integration stabilizes motion in-shot while you record. On the back of the phone will be a triple-camera setup with a 12MP main sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide lens, and an 8MP telephoto lens with 3x optical and 30x Super Resolution Zoom.
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Samsung equipped the Galaxy S20 FE with an advanced processor and 5G5 connectivity to enable a seamless experience, fluid scrolling or watching a video, as it has 6.5-inch6 Infinity-O Super AMOLED screen with a super smooth 120Hz refresh rate. The Infinity-O Display is a near bezel-less, full-frontal screen, adds to the device’s engrossing feature.
The device is paired with 8GB RAM and 128/256GB internal storage. The Expandable Memory & SIM Single SIM model has One Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 1TB), whereas the Dual SIM model which is the Hybrid SIM slot, fits One Nano SIM and one Nano SIM or one MicroSD slot (up to 1TB).
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The Galaxy S20 FE is IP68 rate water and dust resistant. The Wireless PowerShare feature seems exciting. Samsung equipped the Galaxy S20 FE with a battery capable of lasting throughout the day. The Galaxy S20 FE’s robust 4,500mAh battery, powerful AP performance and Super-Fast Charging. The device is WPC certified with Wireless charging.
Measured diagonally, GalaxyS20 FE’s screen size is 6.5-inch in the full rectangle and 6.4-inch with accounting for the rounded corners; actual viewable area is less due to the rounded corners and camera hole.
As far as sound is concerned, surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included.) are enthralling features in the device. The Dual Audio feature allows the user connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy S20 FE to play audio through the two devices simultaneously. The recording quality is improved with the High AOP (Acoustic Overload Point) Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.
Galaxy users are promised three generations of Android operating system (OS), Android 10 upgrades that keep the Galaxy S20 FE updated with the latest security protection and features Samsung has to offer. With 5G connectivity and access to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate7, the user can enjoy an advanced mobile gaming experience. As far as sensory features are concerned, Optical Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor and Ambient Light Sensor are the variety of sensors a user can find in the all-new Galaxy S20 FE. The Galaxy S20 FE instantly connects to the Galaxy ecosystem of products, such as Galaxy Buds Live and Galaxy Fit2.
As for pricing, the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is cheaper than the Galaxy S20, with the price ranging between Rs 49,000 – Rs 55,000. The all new Galaxy S20 FE is sure to make the fans feel loved.