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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE User Reviews Back

Overall user rating

8.7

The overall rating is the average of all user reviews, while the overall alternatives are the ones that has been listed most.

Reception
9.0
Display
8.7
Build quality
9.0
Text input
8.7
Everyday usage
9.0
UI speed
9.3
Camera
8.0
Multimedia
8.3
Internet
9.3
Call quality
9.3
Battery
8.3
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PghGuy posted on Oct 17, 2020, 9:23 AM
Posts: 0; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

9.0

Really Decent Phone

PghGuy has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

The FE is really one great phone and especially with all of the deals going on, this would be really hard to beat. Coming from a S8 the speed is significantly better, the camera is much better and the battery life is tremendously better.

Build quality
10.0
Who cares if the back is a plastic? Vast majority of people use a case anyway.
Reception
9.0
Call quality
10.0
Internet
10.0
Multimedia
9.0
Camera
9.0
UI speed
10.0
Everyday usage
10.0
Text input
9.0
Display
9.0
Battery
10.0

Pros

  • Great battery, speed & screen

5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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SyCoREAPER posted on Oct 16, 2020, 6:29 PM
Posts: 0; Member since: Oct 16, 2020

10.0

A powerful phone at a cheap price

SyCoREAPER has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review

I'm not going to write a long boring overview, you can read that anywhere. I'm just scoring it based on my experience and why it has that score. I've purchased two of these both via trade in replacing a S10+ and S10 5G.

Build quality
10.0
People associate plastic with being cheap these days. On the contrary. This has a metal frame by nice feeling plastic back and gorilla glass on the front. The gorilla glass is older but GG 3 is more drop resistant than it's newer counterparta.
Reception
10.0
This depends on your carrier but it has all the needed bands and gets great signal.
Call quality
10.0
No issues. Get signal everywhere we should and sounds great.
Internet
10.0
Another one that depends on your carrier. No issues. Browsing is fast.
Multimedia
9.0
Multimedia plays perfect and the screen size being roughly that of the S20+ is perfect. Minor annoyance ismthe silver ring around the front camera which can be distracting.
Camera
8.0
Camera may be the only slight weak point but is by no means bad. It will beat most other phones out there but compared to my Ultra’s camera it isn't quite as good.
UI speed
10.0
120hz paired with 6GBs of RAM and 865 SD are fast and smooth
Everyday usage
10.0
Perfect every day phone. Battery lasts and performs perfectly.
Text input
10.0
Text input is fine, no stutter or lag.
Display
9.0
The display is perfectly fine. It's 1080p @120hz and 60hz. It's flat which is nice for screen protectors.
Battery
9.0
Battery is huge for this size phone. It lasts more than a day with moderate use but does even better when set to 60hz.

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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neoxlar70 posted on Oct 12, 2020, 4:17 PM
Posts: 0; Member since: Oct 12, 2020

7.0

Not bad!

neoxlar70 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

The phone as far as day to day usage has been fine so far with a few exceptions. With heavy usage being 120hz at all times, 50% brightness, always on display, location and bluetooth on, using gps, split screen multitasking between social media, using microsoft teams, google meet and zoom for hours, streaming movies and music for a few hours, and heavy gaming on call of duty mobile, pubg, and fortnite, the phone basically doesn't last the whole day. Starting at 7 am, the battery died about at about 3 pm. Fast charging via a wired connection was okay taking around 3 hours from dead to fully charged, with fast wireless charging taking even longer. As far as build quality is concerned, the plastic back doesn't necessarily feel like cheap plastic found on many cheap phones, but doesn't quite have the denseness and rigidness that glass has, but i will say that at least it won't shatter with a drop like glass does. The front glass however is a bit weak and i've already noticed scratches and a small crack at the corner. The speakers sound nice and loud, but typically i use headphones with the phone. The image quality is okay, and the overall usage of the phone, scrolling, opening and closing apps seem to work very quickly with no lag at all. I have notice accidental touches although the screen is flat, as well as the fingerprint scanner taking multiple tries just to unlock the phone. As for the cameras, the photos are fine with pretty good detail and colour accuracy. All in all, its not...  

Build quality
7.0
the phone does feel pretty solid with the plastic back, the front glass feels a bit too weak and is prone to scratches
Reception
8.0
reception is good, but if i'm in a building or positioned a certain way outside the phone will quickly drop down to 4g
Call quality
8.0
Internet
8.0
Multimedia
7.0
Camera
7.0
UI speed
8.0
Everyday usage
7.0
one ui has a bit of a learning curve,
Text input
7.0
in portrait mode, the keyboard is very cramped, but in landscape mode the keyboard covers 90% of the screen
Display
8.0
Battery
6.0
in heavy usage it won't last the whole, and in minimum usage i've seen the battery go from 90% to 70% in less than an hour

Pros

  • price
  • display
  • plastic back

Cons

  • one ui
  • fingerprint scanner
  • battery life
  • front glass

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2 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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