A couple of weeks back, rumours about Samsung’s plans to launch a fan edition of the Galaxy S20 smartphone started…
A couple of weeks back, rumours about Samsung’s plans to launch a fan edition of the Galaxy S20 smartphone started to hit the internet. Finally, the tech giant has announced the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE in India.
However, the FE variant of the Galaxy 20 is available only in
the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model.
As expected, the Galaxy S20 FE features the same alluring
features found on other members of the Galaxy S20 series. They include IP68
dust and water resistance, 15W wireless charging, 4.5W reverse wireless
charging, 120Hz refresh rate, and ability to record videos in 8K resolution.
The Galaxy S20 FE arrives with a Full HD+ 6.5-inch AMOLED
display panel, which features a top centred punch-hole housing the 32-megapixel
The frame of the smartphone comprises of two materials –
metal and polycarbonate. The sides of the device are metallic, and the rear
panel is from polycarbonate.
On the rear, the phone sports a vertically-aligned triple
camera system. It includes a 12MP primary sensor, which is followed by an
8-megapixel shooter with a 3x telephoto lens and another 12-megapixel sensor
with a 123° ultra-wide angle lens.
The Indian variant of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE features the
Exynos 990 chipset, and it comes pre-installed with One UI 2.5 based on Android
The smartphone supports connectivity options like dual SIM
slot, 4G, USB-C port, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi 6, NFC, and GNSS.
Other features on the device include a MicroSD card slot for
storage expansion, Samsung Pay, under-display fingerprint scanner, accelerometer,
gyro, proximity, stereo speakers, barometer, and compass.
Starting October 9, interested customers can pre-order the
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE. The device will be available in five colour choices such
as cloud lavender, cloud mint, cloud red, cloud white, and cloud navy.
The smartphone carries a price tag of ₹49,999 (~$681) in
India. As part of launch offers, Samsung is giving benefits worth up to ₹8,000.
They include ₹4,000 cashback on purchases via HDFC cards, ₹4,000 Samsung
e-Store benefits or ₹3,000 upgrade bonus.