Samsung Galaxy S21 FE roundup: release date, expected price, design specifications

Here's a quick roundup of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE price, specifications, launch date and design.

Highlights
  • Samsung S21 FE will be the next budget-flagship offering after the S20 FE 5G.
  • Key specs of the smartphone include a 120Hz AMOLED display, 4500mAh battery, and Snapdragon 888 or Exynos 2100 SoC.
  • The device is expected to launch on January 4th at a Galaxy Unpacked event.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has been a long time coming, but now it appears that the smartphone will finally be available in a couple of weeks. After previous rumours that the phone would be cancelled, it’s indeed confirmed that the smartphone would be presented at the forthcoming Galaxy Unpacked event. The phone was discovered on Samsung’s official support page and we at 91mobiles recently confirmed the phone’s UK pricing. The handset will be another lower-flagship offering from the house of Samsung, just like the Galaxy S20 FE 5G. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE specifications include a 120Hz AMOLED display, OneUI 4.0 OS based on Android 12, a 4,500mAh battery, and 5G connectivity.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Release date

The Galaxy S21 FE is expected to be announced globally at the Galaxy Unpacked event on January 4th, 2022, with a global release date, along with an Indian release timeline to be followed soon.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Design

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE will have a top centre punch-hole cutout at the display for the 32MP selfie camera. Its also expected to come with a flat 120Hz AMOLED display, with minimal bezels and a triple rear camera setup on the back with a similar vertical alignment to the Samsung Galaxy S21. The smartphone is also expected to retain the IP68 certification like its predecessor, along with wireless charging support.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE

The smartphone is also expected to come with aluminium frames, with the right side of the frame housing the volume adjustment buttons alongside the power button. It’s also expected to come with stereo speakers, with a USB Type-C port at the bottom of the device.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Price

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE price is expected to be under Rs 60,000 in India, with reliable tipster Ishan Agarwal claiming that its price in the UK is going to be £699 (around Rs 69,900) for 128GB variant and £749 (approx Rs 74,900) for 256GB variant.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Specifications

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 or the Exynos 2100 chipset would be used to power the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, depending upon the region. The processor may be combined with either 8GB or 12GB of RAM, as well as 128GB or 256GB of internal storage. A 4,500mAh battery with 25W wired fast charging and 15W Qi-based wireless charging capability might be included in the device.

Further, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is expected to run One UI 4.0, which is based on Android 12, which should debut as well along with the handset. It will also come with a 6.4-inch Flat Dynamic AMOLED display with Infinity-O notch, and with a resolution of 1,080×2,340 pixels. The display will have a 120Hz fast refresh rate support with Corning Gorilla glass Victus protection. It’s also expected to come with a triple rear camera setup with a 12MP primary camera, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens and 8MP telephoto lens for optical zoom capabilities. The smartphone’s selfie camera is expected to come with a 32MP sensor. Connectivity features include 5G, 4G LTE, dual SIM support, GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer needs.