After all the naming mumbo-jumbo and tentative release dates, the Samsung Galaxy Note FE is finally available in the Philippines.

For a quick refresher, the Samsung Galaxy Note FE is essentially a refurbished Galaxy Note 7 — the smartphone that had a tragic history. The Galaxy Note FE, which stands for ‘Fan Edition”, is for those who are still into the Note 7 despite its horrible past.

The Galaxy Note FE’s hardware is still pretty much the same as the old Note 7. Only this time, they are now using a different and smaller battery, which was the culprit behind the Note 7 fiasco. The Note FE now only has a 3200mAh, down from the 3500mAh battery found on the Note 7.

The device has also gone through Samsung’s new 8-Point Battery Safety Check, which was developed to ensure that no more exploding batteries in the future.

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Samsung Galaxy Note FE Specs

  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Single SIM / Dual-SIM, Dual Standby
  • 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Display, ~518 ppi
  • 2.3GHz Exynos 8890 CPU
  • Mali-T880 MP12
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD up to 256GB
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • 4G, LTE
  • 12-megapixel rear camera, f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera, f/.7, auto HDR, dual video call
  • NFC, Bluetooth v4.2
  • USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Iris scanner
  • Dimensions: 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 167g
  • Colors: Black Onyx, Blue Coral, Silver Titanium, Gold Platinum
  • 3200mAh non-removable Li-Po battery

A Facebook post from Memoxpress suggests that the device is now available in their stores nationwide. A commenter on the said post also confirms that the Samsung Galaxy Note FE is available in Samsung’s concept stores for Php32,990.

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