Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Samsung Galaxy S20 5G – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S20 FE handset has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.2 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System One UI 2.0 One UI 2.0
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1440 x 3200 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/8 MP 64/12/12 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 10 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 2.0 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865. the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on One UI 2.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Wireless reverse charging – 4.5W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi/PMA wireless charging – 15 W, Wireless reverse charging – 9 W, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The handset is using a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is featuring a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.2 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a 4.8% bigger than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
120Hz refresh rate 120Hz refresh rate
2.5D curved glass screen Always-On Display
Always-On Display Capacitive
Capacitive Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 HDR10+
HDR10+ Infinity-O Display
Infinity-O Display Multi-touch
Multi-touch Scratch resistant
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz) and LPDDR5.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE gives a 100% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S20 5G.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G with 12 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G with 128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy S20 5G gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:17.57 mm , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5K2LD Camera sensor size:6.45 x 8.46 mm , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/12/12 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX374 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/1.8 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
2160p @ 60 fps 2160p @ 60 fps
30x Super Resolution zoom (#3) 3x optical zoom (#3)
3x optical zoom (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Angle of view – 123° (#2) Angle of view – 76° (#3)
Angle of view – 32° (#3) Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Dual OIS
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Dual OIS Face detection
Exposure compensation Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 22 mm (#2)
Face detection Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR HDR10+ video recording
HDR10+ video recording ISO settings
ISO settings Object tracking AF
Object tracking AF Optical image stabilization
OIS (#3) Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization Panorama
Optical zoom PDAF (#3)
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2) Self-timer
Scene mode Third rear camera – 64 MP (telephoto)
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Touch focus
Self-timer White balance settings
Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
Tracking AF (#3)
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G has a 10 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
32 MP 10 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Autofocus Auto HDR
Face unlock Phase detection with Dual Pixel
HDR Sensor model:Sony IMX374
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Samsung Galaxy S20 5G
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LAA (US only)
LAA (US only) LTE Cat 20
LTE Cat 19 Snapdragon X55 modem
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 5CA Up to 7CA

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price is $832 and the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G price tag is $999

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