After countless rumors, dozens of leaks and lots of discussions, it’s finally here. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition) is officially a fact. Were we close to the truth or not at all in the past months?
During CES 2022 (the Consumer Electronic Show 2022), the new smartphone was finally revealed. Unfortunately, at the last minute, we are not physically there to actually try the phone for you. But we can tell you what it has to offer.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE
Starting January 11, 2022, consumers can finally get their hands on the much talked about Samsung Galaxy S21 FE. The smartphone is seen as a more affordable variant of the Galaxy S21 that appeared at the beginning of 2021. Like its predecessor, the important specifications will be retained and premium features will be skimped on.
Another hole punch (Image: Samsung)
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE features the following specifications:
Screen: 6.4-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Refresh Rate: 120Hz refresh rate
Processor: 5nm 64-bit Octa-Core
Working Memory: 6GB or 8GB
Storage Capacity: 128GB or 256GB
Charging: 25W with cable, 15W wireless
Camera type: Triple camera system
Lens 1: 12-megapixel Ultra-wide
Lens 2: 12-megapixel Wide
Lens 3: 8-megapixel Telephoto
Front: 32-megapixel selfie camera
Dimensions: 74.4mm x 155.7mm x 7.9mm
Weight: 177 grams
Biometric lock: Optical fingerprint scanner
Water resistant: IP68
Operating System: Android 12
Of course, how good the smartphone actually is, practice still has to teach us, but the Galaxy S21 FE promises a lot. Especially when you compare the price tag of the phone.
Prices and availability
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE will once again be available for purchase in different color options. All those options have a matte finish, which makes fingerprints a thing of the past. Just as well.
Olive (Image: Samsung)
Starting January 11, the Galaxy S21 FE will be available in Green, Lavender, White and Graphite. For the 128GB model, you’ll pay €749. Would you rather go for more storage capacity and working memory? Then it is possible to choose the 256GB model. This option will cost you €819.