Samsung Galaxy S20 FE – The Galaxy S20 FE was announced by the brand on September 23rd, 2020, and is expected to be available for sale from October 2nd, 2020.
The smartphone is a more affordable member of the Galaxy S20 series and lovers of the series who consider it to be too much on the high side can then go for it. It comes with interesting features that the phone users will really love and enjoy.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE goes for about ₦267,800 in Nigeria. Bear it in mind that there are some factors which determine if you will get the phone for a cheaper or more expensive rate. These factors include currency exchange rate, location, time of the year, etc.
Design and Display
As we discuss the design of the Galaxy S20 FE, we are going to be making some comparisons between it and the Samsung Galaxy Note 20. This is because in terms of design, the two phones are somewhat similar.
A notable difference between the design of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and that of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is the S-pen cavity, which has been seen with the smartphones in the Samsung note series.
The rear panel of Galaxy S20 FE has a plastic build, and you should know that this makes it the second smartphone in Samsung’s flagship lineup launched this year to have a plastic build. It is widely believed that this is mostly about cutting costs.
On plastic rear panel, you will find a camera module which is where the triple rear camera set up and an LED flash are placed.
At the base of the rear panel, there is the Samsung branding, which shows that it is a Samsung smartphone.
The display that the phone comes with is a 6.5-inch display which is roughly 0.3 inches bigger than what is obtainable with the Samsung Galaxy S20. This 6.5-inch display is based on an AMOLED panel and has a resolution of 1080 x 2400, a density of 407 PPI, as well as a 120Hz refresh rate.
For protection, the display has Gorilla Glass 3 protection, which is lower than the Gorilla Glass 6 that the Samsung Galaxy 20 Plus 5G offers.
Still on the phone protection, theGalaxy S20 FE boasts of an IP68 rating which offers protection from water and dust damage.
There are quite a number of options to go for with regards to the colours that the device is available in. There is the Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy, Cloud White, Cloud Red and Cloud Orange colour and you can choose any of these.
The camera set up of the Galaxy S20 FE is interesting as it does away with some of the features of its more premium siblings and incorporates some new ones.
With the rear camera set up of the Galaxy S20 FE, the 64MP telephoto camera on the Galaxy S20 is replaced by an 8MP camera.
Other cameras that make up the rear camera of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE include a 12MP ultrawide camera and a 12MP primary camera which is quite similar with what the Galaxy S20 offers.
The rear camera set up of the Galaxy S20 FE cannot deliver 8k video record, but it has the ability to offer 4k, 1080p video recording.
With the front facing camera, the 10MP camera on the Samsung Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus is replaced by a 32MP camera with the device. It can deliver 1080p and 4k video and as expected, the quality of the selfie images will be splendid.
Galaxy S20 FE Hardware / Software
Running the show on the inside is an Exynos 990 processor, which is similar to what is obtainable with the S20 for the international version.
You should however be aware of the fact that the 5G variant of the S20 FE comes with a Snapdragon 865 processor.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE also rocks an Adreno 650 GPU for graphics, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
It is equipped with a 4500 mAh non-removable battery. This battery supports a 30W fast charging mechanism, as well as 15W wireless charging, to make charging the device very easy for the phone users.
For software, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE features the One UI 2.5 interface on top of the Android 10 OS.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE supports a USB Type C (USB 3.2) port, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, as well as NFC.
It does not support 5G as Internet connectivity with the smartphone is maxed at 4G LTE. What this implies is that the phone users will not be able to handle tasks such as download, streaming, and uploads with the device at 5G speeds.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G as you must have guessed is the 5G variant of the Galaxy S20 FE. Apart from the obvious difference of it featuring 5G connectivity, it also comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor unlike the standard Galaxy S20 FE that features the Exynos 990 processor.
There are similarities however in some departments of the phone such as in the design, camera, amongst others.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G
You can get the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G for about ₦267,717.
Galaxy S20 FE 5G Design / Display
The design of the Galaxy S20 FE 5G is understandably similar to its non-5G variant.
Discussing it in detail, the device boasts of a 6.5-inch super AMOLED touch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 Pixels, 407 PPI density and 120Hz refresh rate. All these features make for an amazing viewing experience. The display has a hole punch display design. The punch hole is at the top center of the display.
Turn the phone over and you will come face to face with a square camera module. This camera module accommodates the rear triple cameras as well as an LED flash.
Still on the rear panel of the device, you will notice the Samsung branding, which shows that it is a Samsung phone.
The colour options that you can get the Galaxy S20 FE 5G in include; Cloud Lavender, Cloud White, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy, Cloud Red, Cloud Orange.
The camera set up of the Galaxy S20 FE 5G is a triple rear camera and a single selfie camera which is similar to the non-5G variant of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE .
The triple rear camera is made up of a 12MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, an 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2, as well as a 12MP primary camera. This camera arrangement can record 4k @ 60fps videos.
The single selfie camera is a 32MP camera with an aperture of f/2.0. It also has the ability to take 4k @ 60fps videos.
Galaxy S20 FE 5G Hardware / Software
Driving the performance on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor. This is unlike the Exynos 990 processor that its non-5G sibling features.
The mobile phone comes with an Adreno 650 GPU for the graphics.
There is also 6GB RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage.
The battery that the smartphone comes with is a non-removable 4500mAh battery with a 25W fast charging over USB as well as 15W wireless charging.
When it comes to the software department of the phone, it features One UI 2.5 with the Android 10 operating system.
The device comes with a USB Type C (USB 3.2) port, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, as well as NFC.
When it comes to Internet connectivity, the smartphone offers as much as 5G so provided you have access to 5G in your area, your downloads, uploads and streaming can be done at 5G speeds.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, launched on the 11th of February 2020 is coming after the Galaxy S10 Plus. It is also the non 5G variant of the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G.
The smartphone is very wonderful but there are some notable differences between the S20 Ultra and the S20 Ultra 5G. These differences can be seen in some areas such as the memory and storage variants of the devices.
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra can be purchased for about ₦425,000
Design / Display
The Samsung Galaxy S20 ultra is not just the biggest smartphone in the Samsung’s”S” series, but can also be regarded as one of the most aesthetically pleasing phones.
It is obvious that the phone giant has been giving consideration to reviews from previous devices and really put in a lot of work to provide their fans with a phone that they will have no choice but to fall in love with.
At the rear of the device you will see a camera bump which houses the rear cameras with its accompanying LED flash. Still on the rear panel but towards the base is the Samsung branding which shows that the device is a Samsung smartphone.
Upfront is a 6.9-inch Dynamic AMOLED panel display, with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 1440 x 3200 resolution.
However, you have to be aware that just as is the case with other recently released Samsung smartphones that feature a 120Hz refresh rate, the phone users will have to subscribe to 1080 resolution so as to enjoy 120Hz refresh rate. The complete 1440 resolution can only be achieved on 60Hz.
The phone is available in Cosmic Grey, Cosmic Black, and Cloud White colour options.
The camera set up of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is regarded by a lot of persons as one of the best that the company has come up with so far. But knowing the Samsung brand, it is obvious that more goodies are on the way.
We will begin by taking a look at the rear camera set up of the smartphone which comprises of a 108MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, a 48MP telephoto camera with an aperture of f/3.6, a 12MP ultrawide camera, as well as a VGA camera.
This camera set up has the ability to record videos at 8k @ 24fps. Other video record modes that are featured by the device include 20p videos at 960fps, slow-mo as well as super steady video mode. You obviously have no worries with regards to how amazing it will be creating videos with the smartphone.
The front facing camera is a single 40MP camera with an aperture of f/2.2 which can record 4k videos in 30/60fps as well as 1080p videos at 30fps. Without a doubt, your selfie needs are going to be properly handled by the selfie camera of this very awesome device.
Hardware / Software
The performance category of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and the Samsung Galaxy S20 ultra 5G is quite similar.
The phone users in the US will be getting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Processor while the Exynos 990 processor is on the Global version of the device.
The RAM and storage options of the two phones are not the same as the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has only 12GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage while the Samsung Galaxy S20 ultra 5G offers 128GB / 256GB / 512GB of internal storage and 12GB RAM / 16GB RAM variants.
With the S20 ultra 5G, the phone users have more options with regards to the storage and memory capacity.
The smartphone runs on the One UI2 user interface with the Android 10 operating system.
The device is equipped with a USB Type C (USB 3.2) port, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, as well as dual-band Wi-Fi.
The phone offers as much as 4G when it comes to internet connectivity so tasks will be performed with the device at 4G speeds.
However, you would love to know that there is a 5G variant of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and if you really want 5G internet speed then you can go for it.