/Samsung announces more affordable Galaxy S20 FE

Samsung announces more affordable Galaxy S20 FE

Looking for a flagship phone but don’t want to pay current flagship prices?  Samsung has got something for you with the Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition.


The Galaxy S20 FE comes in several fun colors

Galaxy S20 FE Specifications
  • 6.5-inch flat FHD+ Super AMOLED
    • Infinity-O Display (1080×2400), 407ppi
    • 120Hz refresh rate
Dimensions & Weight 74.5 x 159.8 x 8.4mm, 190g
Camera Front
  • 32MP Selfie Camera
    • Pixel size: 0.8μm
    • F2.2(80˚)
Rear Triple Camera
  • 12MP Ultra Wide Camera
    • Pixel size: 1.12μm
    • F2.2(123˚)
  • 12MP Wide-angle Camera
    • Dual Pixel AF, OIS
    • Pixel size: 1.8μm
    • F1.8(79˚)
  • 8MP Telephoto Camera
    • Pixel size: 1.0μm
    • F2.4(32˚)
  • Space Zoom
    • 3x Optical Zoom
    • Up to 30x Super Resolution Zoom
    • OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
    • Tracking AF
  • 7nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor
    • 2.8GHz (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.4GHz + 1.8GHz
  • 7nm 64-bit Octa-Core Processor
    • 2.7GHz (Maximum Clock Speed) + 2.5GHz + 2GHz
Memory [LTE/5G]
  • 8GB RAM (LPDDR5) with 128/256GB internal storage
  • 6GB RAM (LPDDR5) with 128GB internal storage
Expandable Memory & SIM Card
  • Single SIM model
    • One Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)
  • Dual SIM model (Hybrid SIM slot)
    • One Nano SIM and one Nano SIM or one MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)
Battery 4,500mAh (typical)
Charging Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 USB PD 3.0 (PPS) certified Fast Charging for wired charging (AFC and QC2.0 compatible)
  • WPC certified Wireless charging
  • Wireless PowerShare
OS Android 10
Network [5G]
  • 5G Non-Standalone (NSA), Sub6 / mmWave


  • Enhanced 4×4 MIMO, Up to 5CA, LTE D/L Cat.19 (1.6Gbps), LTE U/L Cat.18 (211Mbps)


  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax 2.4G+5GHz, HE80, MIMO, 1024-QAM, Up to 1.2Gbps Download / Up to 1.2Gbps Upload


  • Bluetooth® v 5.0, USB type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)
Payment NFC, MST
* Available in select markets. Payment solutions and available features may vary depending on market, carrier, and service providers.
Sensors Optical Fingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient Light Sensor
Authentication Lock type: pattern, PIN, password, Fingerprint sensor, Face recognition
Audio [Stereo speakers sound by AKG]
  • Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included.)

[Ultra high quality audio playback]

  • UHQ 32-bit & DSD64/128 support
  • PCM: Up to 32 bits, DSD: DSD64/128

* DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

[Audio playback format]



  • Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy S20 FE to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.
    • The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.
  • Scalable Codec: Enhanced Bluetooth connection under ambient radio frequency interference.
    • Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung.


  • Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that minimizes distortion in noisy environments.
    • AOP: Acoustic Overload Point
Video [Video playback format]


[TV connection]

Wireless: Smart View (screen mirroring 1080p at 30 fps)

Wired: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter.

(DisplayPort 4K UHD at 60 fps)

Water Resistance IP68
* IP68 is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Rinse residue/dry if wet. Not advised for beach or pool use.

Interesting enough, the Samsung S20 FE will be available in mutliple variants, one 8GB of RAM and 128GB up to 256 GB of storage and 6GB of RAM with 128GB probably limited by region.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is priced at USD 699.

It will arrive in the Philippines in October. The PH price is yet to be announced, so stay tuned.

Samsung Electronics today 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 told us they love most, made available at an accessible price point, starting at $699 for 5G. COVID-19 disrupted the world as we knew it and technology is now playing an even more crucial role in our lives and that is why we created Galaxy S20 FE to deliver flagship experiences to reach even more consumers. Samsung took select features of the Galaxy S20 series, such as the super smooth scrolling display, an AI-powered camera, advanced chipset, hyper-fast connectivity, all day battery,1 expandable storage,2 with a streamlined premium design, in order 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.”