As we entered the 10 month of Note drought caused by the Galaxy Note7 recall Samsung released the Galaxy Note FE (Fan Edition) to help hold over struggling Note fans. At least until the supposed Galaxy Note 8 announcement on August 23.
The Galaxy Note FE is a refurbished Galaxy Note7 with a new, smaller battery that Samsung promises won’t explode. So is the rest of the phone really the same as before – the short answer is yes.
The tinker-happy guys over at iFixit got ahold of a Korean Galaxy Note FE and tore it open to confirm that the Galaxy Note FE uses a smaller 3,200mAh battery…