Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

Description

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE (Fan Edition) is the successor of Galaxy S10 Lite. Specifications include a 6.5-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 865 chipset with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storage, and 4500 battery. There is a triple-camera setup on the back, with the same main sensor found in regular Galaxy S20. The phone is available with 5G support or LTE only. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price is $699.

This device is also known as Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, Samsung SM-G781U, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G UW for Verizon

Pros

  • 5G ready
  • High screen-to-body ratio (85.79 %)
  • Supports wireless charging

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Display

Benchmarks
Size: 6.5 inches
Resolution: 2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 85.79 %
Features: 120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Benchmarks
System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Processor: Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
GPU: Adreno 650
RAM: 6GB LPDDR5
Internal storage: 128GB (UFS 3.1), available to use: 103.4 GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 1000 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Benchmarks
Capacity: 4500 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Battery life test results: link
Charging: Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Max charge speed: Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Benchmarks
Rear: Triple camera Camera samples
Main camera: 12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Second camera: 8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
Specifications: Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 76 mm; Sensor size: 1/4.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Third camera: 12 MP (Ultra-wide)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
Features: EIS
Front: 32 MP (EIS, HDR)
Video capture: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
Dimensions: 6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches (159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm)
Weight: 6.70 oz (190.0 g)
Materials: Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Resistance: Water, Dust; IP68
Biometrics: In-screen fingerprint
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Cloud red, Cloud orange, Cloud lavender, Cloud mint, Cloud navy, Cloud white

Cellular

5G: SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
UMTS: Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Data Speed: LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
SIM type: Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones: No 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Features: 32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Radio: FM
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 5.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Features: Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Other: NFC
Hearing aid compatible: M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Sep 17, 2020
FCC ID value: A3LSMG781U
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.32 W/kg
Body: 0.82 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.60 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.01 W/kg
Phablet: 3.43 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 699
User Manual: This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 FE User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

Availability

Officially announced: Sep 23, 2020
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Alternative variants

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

with 256GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 256GB
Price: $ 770

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G UW

SM-G781VZ for Verizon

Differences from the main variant:
OS: Android (11)
5G: n2, n4, n5, n13, n66
LTE (FDD): Bands 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
FCC approval:
Date approved: Sep 22, 2020
FCC ID value: A3LSMG781V
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.28 W/kg
Body: 1.11 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.59 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.07 W/kg
Phablet: 3.71 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

for US Cellular

Differences from the main variant:
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
UMTS: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

non 5G variant

Differences from the main variant:
System chip: Samsung Exynos 990
Processor: Octa-core, 27300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A76 and Arm Cortex-A55, 64-bit, 7 nm
GPU: Mali G77 MP11
Dual SIM: Shared with microSD

Carrier Availability

Available

Verizon Since Oct 2, 2020
AT&T Since Oct 2, 2020
T-Mobile Since Oct 2, 2020
U.S. Cellular Since Sep 23, 2020
Metro by T-Mobile Since Apr 16, 2021
Cricket Since Apr 16, 2021
Boost Mobile Since Oct 17, 2020
Xfinity Mobile Since May 17, 2021
Southern LINC Since Jun 22, 2021

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