Your own pocket Galaxy, BTS approved: Samsung launches S20 FE at $699


Samsung leaves OnePlus and Xiaomi behind in making cutting edge technology affordable and accessible for people in the pandemic. Mobile phones have been fundamental in keeping people connected in the world of social distancing.


Samsung launched Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (FE) as one of the most ‘affordable member’ of the Galaxy S20 series. The team at Samsung Electronics claims that the phone has features like any other galaxy phone like fast connectivity, AI sensitive camera, advanced chipset etc, just at a lesser price.

Being mindful of the pandemic and the technological changes that came with it, the team at Samsung aimed to make the ‘galaxy’ experience more accessible across the globe.

“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,” said Dr TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Communications Business for Samsung Electronics.

The 12-megapixel camera trio of Galaxy S20 FE is all set to redefine phone photography with its multi-frame processing and vibrant image quality. The 32-megapixel front camera allows one to share their vibrant and flawless #Selfiemoments on social media and messaging platforms.

The S20 FE edition boasts its flagship galaxy features such as 865 snapdragon processor and inbuilt storage up to 128 GB. Along with an 8GB RAM and advanced under-display fingerprint scanner, this phone is a one-stop-shop for users who keep security and storage at a high priority. The phone can go on for hours with the 4,500mAh battery and 1080p power-packed performance.


The Korean tech giant got BTS, a famous K-pop boy band to endorse the product. S20 Fan Edition (FE) comes in a range of colours like white, navy, lavender, red and mint.

Samsung’s promise of access and diversity isn’t reaching India as the phone is available in only a single combination of 8GB RAM, 128 GB storage and just one colour. The 5G version of the phone has been launched in other countries but only the 4G version is available in India.

As of October 2, 2020, Galaxy S20 FE is available at retail stores and The company also started getting pre-orders on the 5G version of the phone from end of September.

By Bhavya Shyam