Samsung has launched its latest mid-range S series smartphone called the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition) 5G in India. The Indian variant which was launched a week after the general release features a 6.4-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, Exynos 2100 SoC, up to 8GB RAM, and a 4,500mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G features a 6.4-inch FHD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED Display with 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz Touch sampling rate in Game Mode, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. It also features an in-display optical fingerprint scanner.
It is powered by the Samsung Exynos 2100 processor and offers 8GB/12GB RAM along with 128GB/256GB internal storage.
At its rear, it features a triple-camera set-up that consists of a 12MP main camera with Dual Pixel AF and LED flash accompanied by a 12MP 123˚ Ultra-Wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, and an 8MP telephoto camera with OIS, 3X Optical Zoom, and 30X Space zoom. At its front, it houses a 32MP selfie camera in a punch-hole notch.
Furthermore, in terms of connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G offers 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, and Samsung Pay with NFC.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G runs on Android 12 with One UI 4 and packs a 4500mAh battery with support for 25W wired fast charging, 15W wireless charging, and Wireless power share.
Finally, regarding the launch of the smartphone, the Senior Director and Head of Product Marketing for Samsung India division, Aditya Babbar, said
The Fan Edition was launched to deliver the best of Samsung flagship experience to young Galaxy Fans. After witnessing phenomenal love for Galaxy S20 FE, we carry forward the legacy with Galaxy S21 FE 5G which is tailor-made to deliver an epic experience. With the best-in-class triple camera, 6.4-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED display, 120Hz refresh rate, and powerful processor, Galaxy S21 FE 5G will make everyday epic for young consumers. Galaxy S21 FE’s stunning colors and design will surely win consumers’ hearts.Aditya Babbar, Senior Director and Head, Product Marketing, Samsung India
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Specifications
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
|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 Samsung Exynos 2100 processor|
|Storage||8GB/12GB RAM along with 128GB/256GB internal storage.|
|Operating System||Android 12 with One UI 4|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano)|
|Rear Camera||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|
|Fingerprint||In-display optical fingerprint scanner|
|Dimensions||155.7 x 74.5 x 7.9mm; Weight: 177g|
|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|
|Water Resistance Rating||Water-resistant (IP68)|
|Audio||USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Surround sound with Dolby Atmos|
|Battery||4500mAh battery with support for 25W wired fast charging, 15W wireless charging, Wireless power share|
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G will be available in White, Lavender, Graphite, and Olive colors at a retail price of Rs. 54999 ($745 approx.) for the 8GB + 128GB version while the 8GB + 256GB version costs Rs. 58999 ($799 approx.).
As a part of launch offers, users get Rs. 5000 cashback on HDFC Bank card till January 17, 2022, so the effective starting price is Rs. 49999.
In addition, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G was launched in Europe at a retail price of GBP 699 (roughly Rs. 70,400) for the 128GB model. It also came with a 256GB option at GBP 749 (roughly Rs. 75,500).