Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Vivo iQOO 7 – 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 Vivo iQOO 7 also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Vivo iQOO 7
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.62 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Operating System One UI 2.0 One UI 2.0
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/8 MP 48/13/13 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 16 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 865 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.

Meanwhile, the Vivo iQOO 7 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. 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 Vivo iQOO 7 has the Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) 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 Vivo iQOO 7. 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 Vivo iQOO 7 battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2000 mAh batteries, 120W Super FlashCharge and Super FlashCharge.

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 Vivo iQOO 7 is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.62 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a 1.8% smaller than Vivo iQOO 7 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Vivo iQOO 7
120Hz refresh rate 103% NTSC
2.5D curved glass screen 120 Hz refresh rate
Always-On Display 240 Hz touch sampling rate
Capacitive 3D curved glass screen
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 6000000:1
HDR10+ Capacitive
Infinity-O Display Hawkeye Display Enhancement 2.0
Multi-touch HDR10+
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
SGS Eye Care Display Certification

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 Vivo iQOO 7 is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Vivo iQOO 7.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Vivo iQOO 7 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.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Vivo iQOO 7 gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 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 Vivo iQOO 7 rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 48/13/13 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.5 f/2.2 respectively.

Vivo
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Vivo iQOO 7
1080p @ 240 fps 2x optical zoom (#3)
2160p @ 60 fps Angle of view – 120° (#2)
30x Super Resolution zoom (#3) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
3x optical zoom (#3) Aperture size – f/3.4 (#3)
720p @ 960 fps Autofocus
Angle of view – 123° (#2) Continuous shooting
Angle of view – 32° (#3) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Digital zoom
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Exposure compensation
Autofocus Face detection
Continuous shooting Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2)
Digital image stabilization Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 50 mm (#3)
Digital zoom Geotagging
Dual OIS HDR
Exposure compensation ISO settings
Face detection Macro mode
Geotagging Optical image stabilization
HDR Optical zoom
HDR10+ video recording Panorama
ISO settings PDAF (#3)
Object tracking AF Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
OIS (#3) Pixel size – 0.8 m (#3)
Optical image stabilization Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Optical zoom RAW
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#3) Sensor size – 1/2.8″ (#3)
Pixel size – 1.12 m (#2) Third rear camera – 13 MP (portrait)
Scene mode Touch focus
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) White balance settings
Self-timer
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 Vivo iQOO 7 has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Vivo iQOO 7
32 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Autofocus Face unlock
Face unlock HDR
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 Vivo iQOO 7
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO EV-DO(0.15/2.4 Mbit/s)
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+
LAA (US only) LTE Cat 20
LTE Cat 19 UMTS(384 kbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Up to 5CA

Price

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price is $832 and the Vivo iQOO 7 price tag is $586 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $648 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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