Samsung recently introduced the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition in India. The latest smartphone from Samsung comes with flagship-grade features like 120Hz display, Exynos 990 SoC, triple-rear cameras, 4,500mAh battery, and more. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE India price starts at Rs 49,999. However, during the festive season, the company is offering a limited offer under which you can buy the smartphone for just Rs 37,999.
With this, the Galaxy S20 FE comes in different competition with the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro smartphone. The flagship smartphone from Xiaomi offers top-of-the-line specs including a 108MP rear camera, Snapdragon 865 SoC, 144Hz refresh rate, and more. So, the question here is, should you buy Galaxy S20 FE? Or prefer the Mi 10T Pro instead? In this article, we will tell how you can buy the latest smartphone from Xiaomi and should you prefer it over the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro.
Here’s how you can buy Samsung Galaxy S20 FE for just Rs 37,999
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with a price tag of Rs 49,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option, while the 8GB RAM + 256GB model is priced at Rs 53,999. Now, Amazon and Samsung are currently offering a promotional discount on the latest smartphone. So, here’s how you can get the smartphone for Rs 37,999.
To start with Amazon, the Galaxy S20 FE 8GB + 128GB variant is available for Rs 44,999, reflecting a discount of Rs 5,000. Customers on Amazon can get an additional Rs 4,000 instant discount on HDFC Bank cards, which further brings down the cost to Rs 40,999. Moreover, one can avail exchange offer up to Rs 16,400 on the old smartphone. This means the price could go as low as Rs 24,599.
Coming to Samsung Shop, the smartphone is available with the same promotional discount of Rs 5,000. In order to further sweeten the deal, Samsung is offering Rs 3,000 worth coupon with 20K Advantage Programme. To get this coupon, customers need to download the Samsung Shop application and simply register. Apart from this, HDFC bank cardholders can get Rs 4,000 instant discount on the Galaxy S20 FE.
This makes a total discount of Rs 7,000 and brings down the effective cost down to Rs 37,999. Moving on, one can also buy the 256GB variant that currently retails at Rs 48,999 on Samsung’s website. Customers can apply the same Rs 7,000 discount, which effectively brings down the price to Rs 41,999.
But, should you prefer it over the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro?
Interestingly, the recently-launched Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro also retails at a similar price point. The latest flagship smartphone from Xiaomi comes with flagship features and sure seems to be a tough competition for the Galaxy S20 FE. So, does it make sense to buy the Galaxy S20 FE instead of Mi 10T Pro? Let’s find out.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro: Price
Starting right off with the pricing, we already told you that the smartphone is available at an effective price of Rs 37,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB option. The 8GB RAM + 256GB model comes with an effective price of Rs 41,999. On the other hand, the Mi 10T Pro comes with a price tag of Rs 39,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB option.
The Galaxy S20 FE might seems to be a better option with an effective price tag of Rs 37,999. However, it is important to note that you can only get this price if you have an HDFC Bank card with you. If you don’t have credit or debit card from the bank, you simply cannot avail Rs 4,000 instant discount. That said, you can still get the Galaxy S20 FE for Rs 41,999 from Samsung’s website.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro: Display
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro offers flagship-grade performance and gives a stiff competition to each other. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE flaunts a 6.5-inch Full HD+ Infinity-O sAMOLED display. The major talking point of the screen is the 120Hz refresh rate. The Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro packs a 6.67-inch Full HD+ LCD display with 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution.
The phone offers a whopping 144Hz refresh rate. Although the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE gives you an AMOLED panel that to some might seems to be a big deal, but it is Mi 10T pro that offers you the highest screen refresh rate available in India right now. Samsung is not that far behind as it gives you 120Hz refresh rate, but when it comes to screen protection, the Korean brand has surely cut some corners. The smartphone from Samsung offers unnamed Corning Gorilla Glass protection, while the Mi 10T Pro offers you Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro: Performance
Both the smartphones offer flagship chipset. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with latest Exynos 990 chipset, while the Mi 10T Pro is loaded with Snapdragon 865 5G chipset. This is where it gets interesting, multiple benchmarks have revealed that the Snapdragon 865 chipset is better than the Exynos 990 from Samsung. So, if you are looking for a top-of-the-line experience, then Mi 10T Pro emerges as a better option.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro: Cameras
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE features a triple-camera setup with 12MP wide-angle lens, 12MP ultra-wide lens, and an 8MP telephoto lens. On the front, there is a 32MP shooter for selfies and video calling. The Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro also features triple-camera setup with a whopping 108MP primary sensor with OIS, f/1.69 aperture, 13MP ultra-wide lens, and 5MP macro shooter. On the front, you get a 20MP selfie shooter with f/2.2 aperture. On paper, Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro takes a lead as it sports a much much higher resolution sensor as compared to the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE. However, when it comes to the selfie camera, the Galaxy S20 FE seems to be offering better specs.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE vs Xiaomi MI 10T Pro: Battery
Coming to the battery, the Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro packs a 5,000mAh battery and supports 33W fast charging. The Samsung Galaxy S20 Fe features a 4,500mAh battery with 25W fast charging support. The latter has an advantage as it supports wireless charging and reverse wireless charging. Sadly, there is no option for wireless charging with Mi 10T Pro.
That said, both the smartphones came in real close in terms of pricing and specifications. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE comes with 120Hz refresh rate with AMOLED display, while the Mi 10T Pro offers you 144Hz refresh, though it comes with an LCD panel. On the performance, the Mi 10T Pro should handle most of the intense tasks more effectively than the Galaxy S20 FE. If you talk about cameras, Mi 10T Pro have 108MP rear camera, which ironically is made by Samsung. Hey, by all means, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is a great phone, but it is Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro that appears to loaded with better features.