The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a 5G ready handset available in a range of six colours and with two storage options. Users can also access expanded storage via microSD card.
The 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is encased within an aluminium frame while the device has a glass front and a plastic back.
There are three rear cameras on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and a single 32MP front camera. 4K and 1080p video recording is available on this device up to 60 fps.
|Samsung Galaxy S20 FE|
|Pixel resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels at 407 ppi|
|Chip||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865|
|Resistance||Rated IP68 for dust resistance and water resistance|
|Operating system||Android 10|
|Camera||Rear: 12MP (wide), 8MP (telephoto), 12MP (ultrawide)
|Video recording||4K and 1080p video recording at up to 60 fps|
|Colours||Cloud Navy, Cloud White, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Red, Cloud Orange|
There are three rear lenses on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: 12MP wide lens (1.8 aperture), 12MP ultrawide lens (2.2 aperture) and 8MP telephoto lens (2.4 aperture).
The telephoto lens features 3x optical and 30x digital zoom, allowing users to zoom in on distant objects without losing detail from the shot. While shooting in zoom mode, a preview pane allows users to see the whole scene for context.
On the front of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE there is a single 32MP ultrawide selfie camera with a 2.2 aperture.
Both front and rear camera units support 4K video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps. They also support 1080p video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps.
The 6.5-inch screen of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE has a Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. This means the screen updates 120 times per second and makes moving from one thing to another very smooth. As a result, 120Hz is excellent for gamers.
This high refresh rate is a notable feature at this price point, something to bear in mind when comparing Samsung Galaxy S20 FE handsets with similar devices.
In comparison to other premium Samsung models, the display resolution is lower and this is one of the reasons the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price point is lower than other models.
There are two storage options available with the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: 128GB or 258GB.
Customers who choose the smaller storage model can still increase the amount of space on their device by using a microSD card - the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE has a card slot unlike some rival devices.
This microSD card will need to be purchased separately, so customers should factor that into their upfront handset costs if they need the extra storage straight away.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE has an aluminium frame with a glass front and a plastic back that is designed to feel like glass in the hand.
Six colour options are available for the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Cloud Lavender, Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy, Cloud White, Cloud Red or Cloud Orange. Some of these may not be available at different mobile networks, so compare Samsung Galaxy S20 FE mobile phone deals using our live checker above to see which colours networks have available.
Other design features of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE are in line with the iconic Samsung brand.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE has a 4,500mAh battery. This is a typical battery size for a device of this size, although users may want to turn off features such as 5G and the 120Hz refresh rate to maximise battery life during the day.
Part of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is made from a type of plastic designed to mimic the feel of glass in the hand. Given the cheaper price point of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE in comparison to other flagship devices, the plastic back is a compromise.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE also has an aluminium frame and a glass front.
No, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack as some other phones in this price range do. Compare Samsung Galaxy S20 FE deals alongside other handsets using our free checker tool to find other devices and check their specifications if a headphone jack is important.
Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a 5G ready device.
Only customers who have 5G coverage and are signed up to a relevant 5G plan will be able to use the 5G capability on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE. Remember to compare Samsung Galaxy S20 FE mobile phone deals from different networks in the table above to find 5G tariffs.