Just when you thought that Samsung couldn't possibly release another phone this year, it's now launched the near-flagship quality Galaxy S20 FE, or Fan Edition. The phone is now available to buy directly from Samsung as of 2 October.
Further good news: Samsung has extended its Galaxy Fit 2 and Games Pack bundle offers until late October – this was originally just a pre-order deal.
Now, orders until 27 October will continue including either a free Galaxy Fit 2 fitness tracker or a "Galaxy Games Pack" consisting of a MOGA XP5-X+ gamepad and 3-month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription.
Meanwhile, deals in the US include discounts up to $150 (see participating retailers below).
What exactly makes the FE for the fans? Well, for starters it packs some of the top flagship features of the S20 range, such as a 120Hz display, a triple camera setup, and 5G connectivity – but at a palatable starting price of £599/$699.
If you do opt for the 5G variant, you'll also be treated to a longer battery life, thanks to the Snapdragon 865 processor instead of the Exynos 990.
How much does the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE cost?
The S20 FE is available in 4G and 5G in the UK. The US only gets the 5G option, as well as an FE 5G UW version that's exclusive to Verizon's Ultra Wideband network.
- S20 FE 4G (128GB/6GB RAM) - £599
- S20 FE 5G (128GB/6GB RAM) - £699/US$699.99
You can trade-in your old phone with Samsung and get up to £400 off the Galaxy S20 FE, while in the US customers can get an instant $70 credit.
The FE is available a variety of delectable colours, from Navy, Lavender, and Mint to White, Orange and Red – all bound in a 'Glasstic', or reinforced plastic back, Gorilla Glass 5 front, and aluminum frame.
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE?
The S20 FE is available to buy directly from Samsung as well as the following retailers, which are also offering the free Galaxy Fit 3 or Galaxy Games Pack bundle (redeemable at Samsung). We've noted any that are out of stock, but be sure to check back regularly.
- Amazon - currently out of stock
- Argos - in stock, same-day delivery available; standard delivery is £3.95
- Carphone Warehouse - in stock, free next-day delivery; plans start at £29.99 upfront, £34.99 for 10GB data
- Currys PC World - in stock, free standard delivery
- EE - in stock, free standard delivery
- Mobiles.co.uk - in stock, plans start at £35 per month, £175 upfront for 72GB data (on Vodafone)
- O2 - in stock, free next working day delivery, plans start at £35.64 per month, £30 upfront for 5G data (includes 6 months of Disney Plus option)
- Three - in stock, free delivery; get unlimited data for £24.50 per month for 6 months (then £49 monthly), £79 upfront
- Virgin - in stock, free delivery, plans start at £25 per month with no upfront cost
- Vodafone - in stock, order 2 October and receive by 5 October, plans start at £42 per month, £29 upfront for 2GB data
US retailers - discounts and deals
US purchases from Samsung.com are eligible for an instant $450 credit when you trade-in your old device, which drops the phone's price to $249.99.
Samsung's Discount Program also slashes $35 off the price for students, teachers, parents, as well as medical professionals, military, and government employees.
Elsewhere, other retailers have cut up to $150 off the price too:
- AT&T - Current offers: Get the S20 FE for free when you trade in and choose an unlimited plan, plus free express shipping & free returns; $50 off new Samsung Galaxy Buds Live with S20 FE purchase
- B&H - Current offers: $100 off
- Best Buy - Current offers: $150 off
- T-Mobile Current offers: Get the S20 FE for free when you trade in and choose an unlimited plan
- Verizon (exclusive Ultra Wideband version) - Current offers: Buy one save up to $700 on another with a new line, or get up to £550 off with trade in
Best Galaxy S20 FE deals now
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