Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G bags NBTC certification ahead of launch


  • Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G has received NBTC certification
  • The certification suggests that it will be released in Thailand
  • It also indicates that Samsung may launch S21 FE in multiple markets

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G has received approval from Thailand’s NBTC authority. The Galaxy S21 FE is expected to debut as the most affordable S21 series smartphone. It will be arriving as the successor to last year’s Galaxy S20 FE 5G.

Also ReadSamsung Galaxy A53 renders reveal quad cameras, punch-hole display and more

Rumors surrounding the S21 FE have revealed that it will be inheriting some of the best features from the S21 lineup. Hence, it is expected to arrive with a 120Hz OLED screen, Snapdragon 888 / Exynos 2100 chipset, 12-megapixel triple cameras, and a big battery. Samsung is expected to announce it in early January.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G likely to release in multiple markets

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G NBTC

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G has received NBTC certification in Thailand

According to DDaily, a South Korean publication, Samsung has confirmed that it will be showcasing the Galaxy S21 FE at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 in Las Vegas, which will be held between January 5th to 8th. The report claims that it will go on sale in Europe by mid-January. The NBTC certification is a good hint that the smartphone could be heading to Thailand as well as other markets outside Europe.

Back in April, the battery of the Galaxy S21 FE was approved by India’s BIS authority. Hence, it is very likely that the company will release the Galaxy S21 FE in India.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE specifications and features (expected)

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE render new

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G will be available in as many as five colours

The Galaxy S21 FE is expected to arrive with a 6.41-inch S-AMOLED display that offers FHD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, and an in-screen fingerprint scanner. Some markets may receive the S21 FE with Snapdragon 888 onboard, whereas other regions may receive its Exynos 2100 chipset variant. It may come with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

For photography, it may feature a 32-megapixel front camera, and a 12-megapixel (main, with OIS), a 12-megapixel (ultra-wide) + 8-megapixel (telephoto) triple camera unit. It may house a 4,500mAh battery that will support 25W fast charging. The handset may also support 15W wireless charging and a 4.5W reverse wireless charging. It is expected to arrive in multiple colour options.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvinraj has been writing about smartphones and other gadgets for over 10 years, with 10,000+ articles published to date. He owns a POCO X3 Pro and Realme X7 Max 5G. His interests include exploring new places, reading, photography, and church activities. At Pricebaba, he covers breaking news and features.