Galaxy S20 Fan Edition : Why Samsung Created It

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Ever wonder why Samsung would introduce the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, that is arguably better and cheaper than the original Galaxy S20?

Yoonie Park from Samsung explains why they created the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition!

Galaxy S20 Fan Edition : Why Samsung Created It

 

Galaxy S20 Fan Edition : Why Samsung Created It

Everyone had their pet theories why Samsung would introduce the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition, which is arguably better and cheaper than the original Galaxy S20.

In this video, Yoonie Park from Samsung’s Global Brand Marketing Group tells us the reasons why they created the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition.

Why Did They Create The Galaxy S20 Fan Edition?

Due to the tough economic conditions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Samsung team wanted to create a device with the premium features of Galaxy S20 device at a “friendly price”.

How Did They Select What Galaxy S20 Features To Include?

Samsung conducted a survey in the US, UK, Germany, Australia, and South Korea to determine the features users would want in the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition :

  • an amazing camera
  • stunning performance
  • a stunning display

How Did They Select What Colours To Feature?

Samsung conducted a survey in six countries – US, UK, Korea, India, Indonesia and Brazil – to find out what colours fans would prefer, and the top three colours were :

  • Navy : 43%
  • Lavender : 41%
  • Mint : 39%

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition : Specifications Comparison

Here is a specification comparison of Galaxy S20 Fan Edition against the original Galaxy S20 :

SpecificationsGalaxy S20 FE 5GGalaxy S20
ModelSM-G781SM-G981
Display6.5-inch Super AMOLED
– 1080 x 2400 pixels
120 Hz refresh
– HDR10 support
6.2-inch Super AMOLED
– 1440 x 3200 pixels
60 Hz refresh
– HDR10 support
IP RatingIP68 dust- and water-resistance
Operating SystemAndroid Q with One UI
System PlatformQualcomm Snapdragon 865Samsung Exynos 990
RAM8 GB LPDDR5
Storage128 GB / 256 GB
External StoragemicroSD (hybrid, up to 1 TB)
Front Camera32 MP, f/2.2 aperture10 MP, f/2.2 aperture
Rear Cameras12 MP main camera
12 MP ultra-wide camera
8 MP telephone camera (3X)
12 MP main camera
12 MP ultra-wide camera
64 MP telephone camera (3X)
ConnectivityWi-Fi : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax (dual-band)
Bluetooth : BT 5.0
USB : USB 2.0 Type C
Fingerprint SensorIn Display Ultrasonic
AudioDolby Atmos stereo speakers tuned by AKG
Battery4,500 mAh battery4,000 mAh battery
Charger15 W fast charger
Dimensions74.5 mm wide
159.8 mm tall
8.4 mm thick
69.1 mm wide
151.7 mm tall
7.9 mm thick
Weight190 g163 g

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition : Price + Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is available in these six colour options, from left to right : Cloud Mint, Cloud Navy, Cloud Lavender, Cloud Red, Cloud Orange and Cloud White.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE colour options

Here is the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition’s official price list in various countries :

  • Malaysia : RM3,399 (about US$815 / £640 / A$1159 / S$1122)
  • United States : $699.99
  • United Kingdom : £699
  • Australia : A$999

Here are online purchase options :

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G : Pre-Order Deals

United States

Samsung US is giving $70 instant credit towards accessories with every pre-order.

United Kingdom

Samsung UK is giving 4 months of YouTube Premium with every pre-order, as well as one of these two options :

  • either a Galaxy Games Pack and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate,
  • or a Samsung Galaxy Fit 2 smartwatch

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE UK free gifts

Australia

Samsung Australia is giving  a free pair of Galaxy Buds Live with every pre-order.

Malaysia

Pre-order kicks off from 10 AM on 24 September 2020 until 8 October 2020, with freebies worth RM586 :

  • UV Steriliser with Wireless Charging worth RM299
  • One-Time Screen Crack Protection worth RM168
  • Clear Standing Cover worth RM119

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE free gifts

 

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