Galaxy S20 FE is priced 30% less than the full S20
Samsung Electronics held a marketing event on Wednesday for the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, a downmarket version of the Galaxy S20.
During the online event, it released technical specifications, price and the start date for the sale of the device.
Samsung Electronics is pricing the device, known as the S20 FE, at $699, lower than the S20’s starting price at $999.99.
“We are constantly speaking to our fans and taking feedback, and we heard what they loved the most about our Galaxy S20 series, what features they used most often and what they would want to see in a new smartphone,” said Roh Tae-moon, president and head of mobile communications business for Samsung Electronics.
The budget version shares the core function with the S20, including the Snapdragon 865, a display with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 4,500 mAh battery.
Color option are more diverse, as it comes in red, orange, lavender, mint, navy blue and white compared to three color variants from the S20.
The real telephoto camera is only 8 megapixel compared to the S20’s 64 megapixel.
Orders for the 5G-enabled Galaxy S20 FE will be taken from Oct. 6.
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