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 selfie snapper.
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 10 OS.
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.