Last year, Samsung shocked all mobile geeks in India by introducing Galaxy S10 Lite. Galaxy S10 Lite is a Galaxy S10 watered-down with more features, a smaller battery and most importantly a lower priced Snapdragon 855 Plus device. Samsung followed the same path for Galaxy S20 FE, since it was successful with previous generation devices. The S20 FE did not attract many reviewers, all courtesy Exynos 990 chipset.
Now Samsung may want to create similar hype with Galaxy S20 FE 5G among it’s Indian costumers and reviewers. According to PriceBaba, the Galaxy S20 FE 5G’s support page has been spotted on Samsung India’s website. The phone was also spotted getting the latest BIS certification, suggesting an immediate launch.
Galaxy S20 FE: The Predecessor
The S20 FE 5G is likely to be similar to the global variant which uses the Snapdragon 865 chip rather than the Exynos 990. Although the Indian Galaxy S20 FE was a fantastic handset, the inferior Exynos 990 chipset was struggling though. The phone was overheating and often struggles with the resource-intensive games. The phone is likely to support 4G networks only. However, the international variant has a Snapdragon 865, which has solved all the Exynos problems.
Samsung’s S20 FE 5G coming to India
In India, 95% of the 4G version, with the exception of the chipset, of the Galaxy S20 FE 5G can be kept. This handset is likely to have the similar plastic unibody style. Similar display with 6.5-inch display size and an equally smooth 120Hz refreshing rate of the Super AMOLED experience.
The Snapdragon 865 SoC will help in improving the battery life, improve image processing and improve performance. Also Read: What’s next with Asus ROG Phone? ROG Phone 5 design leaked online along with key specs
Galaxy S20 FE 5G Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G smartphone will run on Android 10. The phone comes with an Octa core (2.73 GHz, Dual core, M5 Mongoose + 2.5 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A76 + 2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55) processor. The device runs on Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 990 Chipset. For storage, The device offers with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G has a Super AMOLED display. As for physical appearance, the device weighs 190 grams and measures 159.8 mm x 74.5 mm x 8.4 mm in dimensions . The device offers a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 Pixels. The display has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and screen-to-body ratio of 85.68 %. The rear camera comes with a 12 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle (79° field-of-view) Primary Camera, 12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Ultra-Wide Angle Camera, 8 MP f/2.0 Telephoto (upto 30x Digital Zoom, upto 3x Optical Zoom) Camera.
The smartphone camera include features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus. It is power by a 4500 mAh battery. For connectivity, the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, NFC and more. Also Read: iPhone SE 3 – Coming Soon
Galaxy S20 FE 5G Expected India Pricing
The S20 FE 4G variant sells at a reasonably high price of Rs 49,999. However, we have no information regarding the pricing of 5G variant as of now. We have to wait and watch about how Samsung prices the Galaxy S20 FE 5G in India. Samsung may skip the Exynos version and 5G could be offered at a comparable price. Samsung is likely to cut the pricing for 4G variant and raise the price of Snapdragon version, or vice versa.
Currently, Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G is the only phone in India to use the Snapdragon 865 chipset. The current-gen Galaxy S21 series runs on Exynos 2100 chipset series. Also Read: The Successor of Nord N10 : OnePlus Nord N1