The South Korean tech giant, Samsung officially brings its latest Fan Edition of its premium Smartphone, Galaxy S21 5G. The new handset, Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G brings a few mid-range specs to the table with IP68 ratings for water resistance.
On the front is a 6.4-inch 1080 pixels with FHD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED Display, featuring a flat panel with support for a high 120Hz refresh rate for smoother scrolling with 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate in Game Mode, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
Inside the display is an in-screen Optical Fingerprint Scanner, it is 7.9mm thick, and weighs 177g. The Galaxy S21 FE 5G is available in three colors – White, Lavender, Graphite, and Olive colors. It comes with Stereo speakers with sound tuned by Dolby Atmos.
For the optics, the new handset arrives with a triple rear camera setup, a dual 12-megapixels sensor, there is the main f/1.8 sensor with Dual Pixel AF with OIS support, and LED Flash. While the secondary camera lens is an f/2.2 123˚ Ultra-wide camera sensor.
However, the third camera lens is the 8-megapixels f/2.4 telephoto sensor with PDAF, OIS, with 3X Optical Zoom, and 30X Space zoom. Inside the Infinity-O display is a selfie snapper, 32-megapixels f/2.2 sensor.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform, and another market will have the Samsung Exynos 2100 chipset option. It is available in 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB storage, and 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.
It runs Android 12 OS with the company’s skin One UI 4 out of the box. It comes with 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, support for Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS for connectivity, USB 3.1, and Samsung Pay with NFC support.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G sports a 4,500mAh battery with support for wired 25W wired fast charging, and has 15W wireless charging and wireless PowerShare feature to charge Qi-compatible devices on the back of the phone. There is no charger in the box.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Price
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G 6GB RAM / 128GB storage version costs $699.99 / €749 / £699, 8GB RAM / 256GB storage version is priced $769.99 / €799 / £749. It will roll out in the US and several countries in Europe starting from January 11th.