Galaxy S20 FE vs. various other S20 phones: Here’s why the Fan Edition is a lot less expensive – TNE



Back in September, Samsung included a brand-new participant to its costs Galaxy S20 family members in the kind of the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition. The gadget sets you back $700 (£599, AU$999), smoothly taking the crown from the $1,000 (at launch) Galaxy S20 and also making it one of the most cost effective phone in Samsung’s costs S20 line. That elevates a noticeable inquiry: What concessions were made to drive down the price, and also consequently the beginning rate, of the S20 FE? 

On paper a minimum of, there do not appear to be lots of core distinctions in between the phones. The 6.5-inch S20 FE keeps a lot of the top-shelf functions discovered in its flashier brother or sisters. Along with a sharp AMOLED screen combined with ultra-fast refresh prices, it has a big battery, an IP68 score (for water and also dirt resistance) and also numerous cams on its back, consisting of a telephoto lens. 


Samsung’s Galaxy S20 FE line can be found in 6 shades.


Where Samsung does make concessions remains in its selection of product. The S20 FE, unlike its fancier brother or sisters, has actually a back made from plastic as opposed to glass. It has much less RAM and also storage space than its member of the family, and also there are some giving ins on its back electronic camera configuration, however you could not also miss them. 8K video clip recording and also 100x Space Zoom are missing, however 30x zoom is offered (like what’s included in the S20 and also S20 Plus) therefore is 3x optical zoom. 

To discover more concerning the distinctions and also resemblances of Samsung’s S20 line, have a look at our specifications chart below. 

Galaxy S20 Fan Edition vs. various other Galaxy S20 phones

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Samsung Galaxy S20 Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
Display dimension, resolution 6.5-inch incredibly AMOLED; 2,400×1,080 pixels 6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X; (3,200 x 1440) 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X 6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Pixel thickness 405ppi 563ppi 525ppi 511ppi
Dimensions (Inches) 6.29×2.97×0.33 inches 2.72×5.97×0.311 inches 2.9×6.37×0.30 inches 2.99×6.57×0.35 inches
Dimensions (Millimeters) 159.8×75.5×8.4mm 69.1×151.7×7.9 mm 73.7×161.9×7.8mm 76.0×166.9×8.8mm
Weight (Ounces, Grams) 6.7 oz; 190g 5.75 oz; 163g 6.56 oz; 186g 7.76 oz; 220g
Mobile software program (at launch) Android 10 Android 10 Android 10 Android 10
Camera 12-megapixel (requirement), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide), 8-megapixel (3x telephoto) 12-megapixel (wide-angle), 64-megapixel (telephoto), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide) 12-megapixel (wide-angle), 64-megapixel (telephoto), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide), time-of-flight electronic camera 108-megapixel (wide-angle), 48-megapixel (telephoto), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide), time-of-flight electronic camera
Front-encountering electronic camera 32-megapixel 10-megapixel 10-megapixel 40-megapixel
Video capture 4K 8K 8K 8K
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (5G) Samsung Exynos 990 (4G) 64-bit octa-core cpu (Max 2.7GHz + 2.5 GHz + 2.0 GHz) 64-bit octa-core cpu (Max 2.7GHz + 2.5 GHz + 2.0 GHz) 64-bit octa-core cpu (Max 2.7GHz + 2.5 GHz + 2.0 GHz)
Storage 128GB 128GB 128GB, 512GB 128GB, 512GB
RAM 6GB 12GB (5G),  8GB (LTE) 12GB (5G), 8GB (LTE) 12GB, 16GB
Expandable storage space 1TB Up to 1TB Up to 1TB Up to 1TB
Battery 4,500 mAh 4,000 mAh 4,500 mAh 5,000 mAh
Fingerprint sensing unit In-display In-display In-display In-display
Headphone jack No No No No
Special functions 5G made it possible for, IP 68 score, 120Hz display revitalize price, assistance for 30W quick billing,15W quick cordless billing 5G made it possible for; 120Hz revitalize price; water immune (IP68) 5G made it possible for; 120Hz revitalize price; water immune (IP68) 5G made it possible for; 120Hz revitalize price; 100X zoom; water immune (IP68)
Price off-contract (USD) *at launch $700 for sub-6 5G; $750 for Verizon design with mmWave 5G $999 $1,199, $1,349 $1,399 (128GB), $1,599 (512GB)
Price (GBP) £599 (4G), £699 (5G) £799, £899 (5G) £999 (5G) £1,199 (128GB), £1,399 (512GB)
Price (AUD) AU$849 (4G), AU$999 (5G) AU$1,349 (4G), AU$1,499 (5G), AU$1,499 (4G), AU$1,649 (128GB), AU$1,899 (512GB) AU$1,999 (128GB), AU$2,249 (512GB)

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