Samsung Galaxy S21 FE

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE
Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobiles
  • SoC: Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G
  • RAM: 6GB RAM/ 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 128 GB/ 256GB
  • Display: Dynamic AMOLED
  • Camera: 32 MP/ 12 MP (wide), 12MP (ultrawide), 64 MP (telephoto macro)
  • OS: Android 12

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

8.7 4.4 1
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Software 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Value For Money 8 / 10

Recently, Samsung has announced the new flagship device with the name Samsung Galaxy S21 FE that comes with stunning and amazing features. A piece of quite superb news is that this device has already been launched in EUROPE and the U.S, and it will be available in India from tomorrow January 11th, 2022 onwards. The phone is available in four different colors – White, Graphite, Lavender, and Olive. Moreover, the handset is going to be launched in the US market with a discount of $100 from the Galaxy S20. However, the users can grab an INR 5000 discount on an HDFC credit card while buying in India.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE Specifications in Detail:

Samsung built a fan-inspired phone jam-packed with a 6.4-inch Dynamic AMOLED display having ~85.3% screen-to-body ratio for an amazing experience. The display houses a 120Hz refresh rate with HDR10+ support. Safeguarding the build, this device is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus from the front side and embeds a bold plastic on the rear with an aluminum frame and IP68 dust/water resistance (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) which makes the device powerful and solid.

The device has a display resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels with 20:9 aspect ratio while having a pixel density of 411 PPI. The dimension of the phone measures 155.7 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm (6.13 x 2.93 x 0.31 in) and weighs around 177 g (6.24 oz). Even it supports Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE boots One UI 4 based on Android 12. It is powered by Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) / Exynos 2100 (5 nm) chipset coupling an Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680) / Octa-core (1×2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3×2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) processor. It runs Adreno 660 / Mali-G78 MP14 – GPU. The phone is available in two storage patterns including 128 GB internal storage with 6 GB RAM/8 GB RAM, and 256 GB internal storage with 8 GB RAM only.

As far as the camera is concerned, the Galaxy S21 FE packs a triple camera module with a 12 MP primary sensor, a 64 MP for telephoto depth shooter, and a 12 MP with an ultrawide lens. Furthermore, the primary camera is capable of recording [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected], HDR10+, gyro-EIS videos. Furthermore, the device has an LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom features. On the other side, the selfie camera is 32 MP wide with f/2.0 aperture supporting [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60fps with gyro-EIS video capability.

The Galaxy S21 FE device consists of Li-Po 4500 mAh capacity battery supporting 25W fast charging, and 15W fast wireless charging, reverse wireless charging.

Sensors on the phone:

  • Fingerprint (under display, optical),
  • Accelerometer sensor,
  • Gyro sensor,
  • Proximity sensor, and
  • Compass sensor.

Connectivity options include:

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth- 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS
  • NFC
  • USB- USB Type-C, USB On-The-Go

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE - Specs

Network

  • 5G Network
  • 4G Network
  • 3G Network
  • 2G Network

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Build
    Dynamic AMOLED 2X
  • Dimensions
    155.7 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm (6.13 x 2.93 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight
    177 g (6.24 oz)
  • Colors
    White, Graphite, Lavender, and Olive
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Standard SIM

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    Dynamic AMOLED 2X
  • Size
    6.4 inches, 98.9 cm2
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2400 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    1B colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    411 ppi
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Features
    120Hz, HDR10+

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 12
  • Skin UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    One UI 4

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) - Version 1/ Exynos 2100 (5 nm) - Version 2
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) - Version 1/ Octa-core (1x2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3x2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A55) - Version 2
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 660 - Version 1/ Mali-G78 MP14 - Version 2
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    6GB /8GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    128GB/ 256GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    12 MP (wide)
  • Ultrawide
    12MP (ultrawide)
  • Depth
    64 MP (telephoto macro)
  • Video
    [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected], HDR10+, gyro-EIS
  • Camera Features
    LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
  • Selfie Camera
    32 MP

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    4500 mAh
  • Fast Charging
    Fast charging 25W, 50% in 30 min (advertised), Fast wireless charging 15W, Reverse wireless charging

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    5.0, A2DP, LE
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • USB
    USB Type-C 2.0
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Headphone Jack

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