Samsung has launched its latest mid-range 5G smartphone the Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition) in the S series, as they announced. It has a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O Flat Display with 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate in Game Mode, and has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. It runs on the Snapdragon 888 in the US and Europe, but in the Asian markets comes with Exynos 2100 processor. It supports 5G SA/NSA, up to 8GB RAM, 256GB storage, and is based on Android 12 with One UI 4 out of the box.
Coming to the cameras, it has a triple rear camera setup where a 12-megapixel primary camera with OIS along with 12-megapixel Ultra Wide Lens with a 123-degree field of view and an 8-megapixel Telephoto lens with OIS for 3X optical Zoom and up to 30X digital zoom, same as the previous model. The front side has a 32-megapixel punch-hole front-facing camera.
It features IP68 ratings for water resistance, in-display Optical Fingerprint Scanner, Stereo speakers, USB Type-C audio, and support Dolby Atmos sound. It is powered by a 4500mAh battery that supports 25W wired fast charging, 15W wireless charging, and wireless PowerShare feature to charge Qi-compatible devices, but this doesn’t come with a charger in the box, unlike the predecessor.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE Specifications -
|Display||6.4-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED Display, 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate in Game Mode, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection|
|Processor||Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 2100 processor|
|RAM/Storage||6GB / 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 128GB storage, 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB storage|
|OS/UI||Android 12 with One UI 4|
|SIM||Single / Dual SIM|
|Rear Cameras||12MP rear camera with Dual Pixel AF, OIS, f/1.8 aperture, LED Flash, 12MP 123˚ Ultra-Wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 8MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 3X Optical Zoom, 30X Space zoom|
|Front Camera||32MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture|
|Features||In-display fingerprint scanner, Water-resistant (IP68), USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Surround sound with Dolby Atmos|
|Dimensions||155.7 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, Samsung Pay with NFC|
|Battery/Charger||4500mAh battery with support for 25W wired fast charging, 15W wireless charging, Wireless power share|
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE comes in White, Lavender, Graphite, and Olive colors, and it will be available from January 11th in the US and several countries in Europe.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE Prices are -
- 6GB RAM/128GB storage version - $699.99 (Rs. 52,125 approx.) / €749 / £699
- 8GB RAM/256GB storage version - $769.99 (Rs. 57,340 approx.) €799 / £749
The company has teased the phone on the official Samsung India website, so we can expect the India launch same time end of this month, and the pricing should be announced soon.