No Galaxy S20 Lite in 2020, instead Samsung will probably introduce the Galaxy S20 FE in October, with the letters standing for Fan Edition. A deflated CAD model was the inspiration for the 360-degree rendering video and high-resolution images. And a lot is now also known about the specs.
The source comes from OnLeaks. Like the standard version of the Galaxy S20, the Galaxy S20 FE 5G will use a flat-screen, an AMOLED panel. FE edition also uses a centered perforated design, and the frame is not narrow. According to reports, the phone will use a metal middle frame.
On the back, Samsung will seek to use plastic with a matte/frosted surface. It is currently uncertain whether this mint green/light cyan is one of the optional colors. But it does look good.
The phone has three rear cameras, which are placed in a rectangular module together with the LED flash. The Leaker Ice Universe revealed last month that the main camera is a 12-megapixel Sony IMX555 sensor, not an ISOCELL GN1. Other sensors may include a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera and an 8-megapixel telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom.
Samsung, Galaxy S20’FE’ 5G Specification
According to the industry on the 17th, Samsung Electronics is developing the light model galaxy S20 FE (Fan Edition)’ of the Galaxy S20 series. It is a downgrade version of the regular and plus models of the Galaxy S20 series released in the first half.
The rear camera of the product is composed of 12 megapixels wide-angle, 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle. And 8-megapixel telephoto (3x optical zoom). 3D Time of Flight (ToF) is not installed. The front camera applied 32 million pixels. It seems to be aimed at selfies.
Galaxy S20 standard and plus model camera specifications were 12 megapixels wide-angle, 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle. And 64 megapixel telephoto at the rear. The front is 10 million pixels. ToF only applied the S20 Plus model.
The Galaxy S20 FE is inferior to the Galaxy A71 released in December last year in terms of camera specifications. The Galaxy A71 camera configuration was 32 megapixels in the front, 64 megapixels in the rear wide-angle. 12 megapixels ultra-wide-angle, 5 megapixels close-up, and 5 megapixels deep.
Just like the Galaxy S20, the Galaxy S20 FE 5G does not have an audio jack. The bottom is USB-C, the speaker is on the side. And the top of the phone is where the SIM card slot is located. On the right side of the phone are the power button and volume keys.
Unconfirmed specifications…900,000 won
The Galaxy S20 FE, which measures around 161 x 73 x 8 mm, will again have a waterproof chassis without a headphone jack and a 120 Hz display that will probably measure 6.4 to 6.5 inches diagonally. A leak some time ago indicated a 4,5000 mAh battery, the price should be around 900,000 won according to the South Korean industry journal TheElec, which is the equivalent of 640 euros, at least in Korea. The regular Galaxy S20 is currently in this price range, some Amazon retailers are currently asking for around 660 euros.
Samsung plans to release the Galaxy S20 FE in October
Samsung Electronics plans to release the Galaxy S20 FE in October and ship 5 million units by the end of the year. The Galaxy S20 series released in the first half of this year is expected to remain at around 20 million units this year. Which is significantly less than the previous 35 million units due to the influence of Corona 19. If the Galaxy S20 FE sells 5 million units as expected by Samsung Electronics. The total sales of the series can be expected to reach the end of 20 million units.
The general model of the Galaxy Note 20 series, which Samsung Electronics will unveil next month. It has also treated the edges as flat (flat) rather than the edge (3D). The so-called’super-premium’ smartphones reflected the market atmosphere of decreasing position.
It is also reported that the price of this phone is 650 to 750 US dollars, about 5,212 yuan. There may be a lower price 4G version.