Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy S20 FE phone 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 Ultra 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 Ultra
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.9 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) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/8 MP 108/48/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 32 MP 40 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 5000 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 Ultra 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 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,Antutu gpu – 217015 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. 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 Ultra 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 device 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 Ultra is featuring a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.9 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a 6.1% smaller than Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
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 Ultra is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 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 Ultra.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% smaller than the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra with 16 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 maximum storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra with 512 gigabytes

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 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 Ultra rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 108/48/12/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/3.5 f/2.2 f/1.0 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
1080p @ 240 fps 100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3)
2160p @ 60 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
30x Super Resolution zoom (#3) 10x optical zoom (#3)
3x optical zoom (#3) 2160p @ 60 fps
720p @ 960 fps 30x hybrid zoom (#3)
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
Angle of view – 32° (#3) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Angle of view – 24° (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/3.5 (#3)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Dual OIS Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Fourth rear camera – DepthVision
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
HDR10+ video recording HDR10+ video recording
ISO settings ISO settings
Object tracking AF Nonacell pixel size – 2.4 m (9-in-1 pixel binning)
OIS (#3) Object tracking AF
Optical image stabilization OIS (#3)
Optical zoom Optical image stabilization
Panorama Optical zoom
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Panorama
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3) Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Scene mode Self-timer
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) Sensor type – ISOCELL Bright
Self-timer Super Phase detection
Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto) Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Touch focus Touch focus
Tracking AF (#3) White balance settings
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra has a 40 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
32 MP 40 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Autofocus Auto HDR
Face unlock Phase detection with Dual Pixel
HDR Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
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 Ultra
5G NSA Enhanced 4×4 MIMO
5G SA LAA (US only)
Built-in 5G modem Snapdragon X55 modem
EDGE Up to 7CA
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO 5G NSA
GPRS 5G SA
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) EDGE
LAA (US only) GPRS
LTE Cat 19 HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 20
Up to 5CA UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price is $832 and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra price tag is $1399

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