Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G with 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888 launched: price, specifications


  • Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G has been announced
  • It comes with a 120Hz AMOLED display and a 4,500mAh battery
  • Depending on the market, it comes with Snapdragon 888 or Exynos 2100 chipset

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition) 5G has been launched after months of leaks. It has arrived as the successor to the Galaxy S20 FE 5G, which debuted back in October 2020. It is a new addition to the S21 family that includes handsets such as Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. The newly unveiled S21 FE is the most affordable S21 series phone from the brand.

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The Galaxy S21 FE 5G features an AMOLED display that offers up to a 120Hz refresh rate and is packed with a decent battery. Depending on the region, the smartphone ships with Snapdragon 888 or Exynos 2100 chipset. For photography, it is equipped with an OIS-assisted 12-megapixel triple camera unit.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G specifications and features

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G features a 120Hz AMOLED display

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G has a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with an Infinity-O punch-hole design. It produces a Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels, a 120Hz refresh rate, and a 240Hz touch sampling rate. It has a 32-megapixel camera on the front for capturing selfies and video calls.

The rear-facing camera unit of the S21 FE has an OIS-enabled 12-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture, a 12-megapixel ultrawide camera with a 123-degree FOV, and an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with 30x Space Zoom. The handset offers plenty of photography features such as night mode, dual recording mode, zoom lock, AI face restoration, object eraser, and more.

The Galaxy S21 FE driven by the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform will be heading to several markets including Europe. The company will be releasing its Exynos 2100 chipset variant in select Asian markets. The smartphone ships with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. For additional storage, it features a microSD card slot.

The S21 FE runs on the latest Android 12 OS, which is overlaid with One UI 4 skin. It is packed with a 4,500mAh battery that supports 25W rapid charging, which will be sold separately. The device carries support for 15W wireless charging, and reverse wireless charging. The device offers other features like dual SIM, 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, a USB Type-C port, and an in-screen fingerprint scanner. Lastly, the device comes with an IP68 rated dustproof and water-resistant chassis.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G pricing and availability

The Galaxy S21 FE 5G has arrived in multiple variants such as 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, 8GB RAM + 128GB storage, and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. It carries a starting price of $699 (~Rs 52,000). The company said that the sales of the S21 FE will begin from January 11th, 2022, in different markets. It is yet to confirm the pricing and availability of the smartphone for the Indian market.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

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