Samsung has finally announced the refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note FE (Fan Edition) smartphone in Seoul today with some changes. The new Galaxy Note FE comes with a 3200mAh battery instead of the 3500mAh battery used in the Galaxy Note 7. The Galaxy Note Fan Edition will be available priced at 699,600 won (around $611) in Korea and will go on sale in South Korea from July 7 with gold, silver, blue, and black color options.
The company has also confirmed that they are aiming to sell 400,000 units of the Note FE in South Korea as of now and they haven’t yet decided to sell this phone outside Korea. Its quite possible that the Galaxy Note FE won’t be available globally, because as we already now that the Galaxy Note 8 launch is very near and secondly the Galaxy Note FE will do fairly than the Note 8 because of the rumored pricing of the Galaxy Note 8.
We already saw the Galaxy Note FE July 7 launch confirmed by the Korean carrier LG UPlus and the device will be available with the carrier first in the country. The company has also confirmed that the battery of the Galaxy Note FE comes with a safer battery which has gone through the company’s new 8-point battery safety test and will not explode like the Galaxy Note 7 battery. The Galaxy Note FE also comes with the Bixby virtual assistant but it doesn’t have the dedicated button for that and it comes with the Galaxy Note Fan edition logo on the back panel.
The Samsung Galaxy Note FE comes with a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED curved dual edge display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and 2560×1440 pixels resolution. It is powered by an Octa-Core Exynos 8890 (2.3GHz Quad + 1.6GHz Quad) 64 bit 14 nm processor and comes with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM along with 64GB (UFS 2.0) of internal storage capacity that is further expandable up to 256GB with the help of microSD card slot. It is expected to run on the Android 7 Nougat OS out of the box and will support Hybrid Dual SIMs.
It features a 12-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, dual-pixel PDAF, Smart OIS, f/1.7 aperture and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture. It is backed up by a 3500mAh battery with fast charging and wired and wireless charging support. Connectivity options available are 4G LTE Cat.12, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, NFC, USB Type-C and it also comes with S Pen stylus support. The device has Heart rate sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Iris scanner and Barometer. It measures 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9mm and weights 169g.