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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 2022 released: Same phone, cheaper price

There's no word on a wider release or update commitment details.
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April 5, 2022
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TL;DR
  • Samsung has announced the Galaxy S20 FE 2022.
  • This is identical to the S20 FE but lacks AKG earphones and is cheaper.
  • The phone is only available in Korea right now.

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE marked a significant moment for the company back in 2020, as Samsung offered a great, all-around affordable flagship. The manufacturer recently launched the Galaxy S21 FE after a months-long delay, but it’s now re-releasing the original device.

Samsung has launched the Galaxy S20 FE 2022 in Korea, Naver reported (h/t: GSMArena). But those expecting major changes — or any changes at all — might be disappointed.

According to the Korean outlet, the Galaxy S20 FE 2022 is the same device as the original model. That means a Snapdragon 865 chipset, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a 4,500mAh battery. The phone is also equipped with a 6.5-inch 120Hz OLED panel and a triple rear camera system (12MP main, 12MP ultrawide, 8MP 3x telephoto).

However, the 2022 phone now retails for 699,600 won (~$577) in Korea, reportedly 200,000 won (~$165) off the original price. Korean customers aren’t getting AKG earphones with this model though, and it’s only available in Cloud Lavender, Cloud Navy, and Cloud White.

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There’s no word on wider availability, although it must be said that the original Galaxy S20 FE is available at a discounted price from various retailers anyway. We’re also not sure whether the re-released phone gets a separate, longer update commitment of its own or if the phone will reach end-of-life status at the same time as the original model.

We’ve asked Samsung representatives about the Galaxy S20 FE 2022’s availability and update commitment and will update the article if/when they get back to us.