Best for productivity that comes with great gaming performance
The Galaxy S20 FE 5G is the FAN EDITION lineup of the Galaxy S series that rides on the Qualcomm powered SOC, a much known SOC for its power packed performance and productivity on the go. Today we will be doing a simple review of this unit
|Processor||Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865|
|Display||6.5 inch S-AMOLED LCD, 1080 x 2400 HDR10+ 120Hz|
|Camera||Rear : 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.76″, 1.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS|
8 MP, f/2.4, 76mm (telephoto), 1/4.5″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.0″, 1.12µm
Front : 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 0.8µm
|OS + UI||Android 10 + ONE UI Ver 2.5 with GMS|
The front on the phone 6.5 inch display made of glass panel with a front facing 32MP selfie camera with steel frames surrounding it with 3 rear cameras which is followed by a front fingerprint scanner located beneath the Super Amoled screen, however the back panel is made of plastic, hence weighted at 190 grams ,holding up the S20 FE 5G definitely feels right, and the weight balance is awesome . It comes in 3 colors. USB Type C slot for fast charging with Qi Wireless, no 3.5mm audio jack and loudspeaker is located at the bottom portion and the earpiece of the phone.
Display & Sound
The S20 FE 5G comes with a 6.95 inch Super AMOLED display with a maximum of 120Hz refresh rate at a brilliant full vibrant color display. For the price that you paid for, it is reasonable but feature packed. Gaming and work does the job well, as there is no curved edges and good screen to body ratio. Viewing a couple of streaming videos via YouTube is wide and comfortable. YouTube playback can go up to a maximum of 1080P at 60FPS. On the sound portion, both the bottom firing speaker, top earpiece and plugging in a headphone via USB C AKG headphones all work well and balanced, no noise breaks so far.
Rear : 12MP main + 8MP ultra-wide + 12MP telephoto
Front : 32MP ultrawide
Rear Camera wise, pictures and video are taken on it. Well, the quality is well represented and balanced, with great details able to be captured properly accompanied with very little noise even on digital zoom, especially capturing photos at 12MP. While it is just a 12MP camera lens, its nice and sometimes the megapixel count does not matter, as long the quality produced is good. Video capture can go up to 4K at 30/60fps, while 1080P can capture up to 60FPS only. This is great for those who want to capture quality footage of videos.
On the Front 32MP camera, selfies taken are clear with little noise on evening environments , whether it’s indoor, outdoor or in a room, unless if the environment surrounding the selfie capture is balanced, it does the job well. If you wish to do Vlog or selfie video on this phone, it does the job well retaining accuracy with acceptable balance.
Performance & Benchmarks
The S20 FE 5G is running on a premium Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Octa-core processor with 8GB RAM and 256GB of internal memory. While its not the latest, gaming wise, all the games tested work fine, games like Genshin Impact will work with medium to high settings at 60FPS, while Mobile Legends supports up to 120FPS. External memory wise, there is a shared MicroSD slot expansion which supports up to 2TB. Connectivity such as Bluetooth, WIFI (BGN/AC/AX) 2.4/5Ghz, LTE, 4G is also available. WiFi routers and social media on the go with future 5G connectivity. On the battery and usage wise, it lasts for about a day, but recharging it back from 0% to 100% will roughly take 75 minutes with 25W charger , and yes, this phone does come with Wireless Charging also. Below is the chart on synthetic benchmarks
The S20 FE 5G is definitely a great device for those who look for a productivity and gaming device, with all the best modern productivity features built into it. At RM3399 , it is on the mid to high tier price, but given the price, u get a 5G ready devices coupled with a good Qualcomm Snapdragon SOC, its worth it.
- Good color accuracy
- Huge 4500mAh Battery
- Has reverse charging
- Good pricing with 5G readiness
- No 3.5mm headphone jack
- Plastic back/rear