The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is the budget edition of the S21 range and features a 6.4-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a fixed 60Hz/120Hz refresh rate.
The device comes with a triple camera set-up offering wide, ultrawide and telephoto lenses, plus the front is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus.
Customers can choose from four colour options when comparing Samsung Galaxy S21 FE deals from UK mobile networks.
|Samsung Galaxy S21 FE|
|Display||Dynamic AMOLED 2X|
|Pixel resolution||1080 x 2400 at 401 ppi|
|Resistance||IP68 for water and dust resistance|
|Operating system||Android 12|
|Camera||Rear: 2 x 12MP, 8MP
|Video recording||4K video recording at up to 60 fps, 1080p recording at up to 240 fps, 720p at 960 fps|
|Colours||White, Graphite, Lavender, Olive|
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has a triple rear camera featuring a 12MP wide lens with Dual Pixel PDAF and OIS, a 12MP ultrawide lens and an 8MP telephoto lens with PDAF, OIS and 3x optical zoom. There is a 32MP wide camera on the front of the handset.
Video recording on the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is available in 4K at 30/60 fps, in 1080p quality at 30/60/240 fps and in 720p at 960 fps. The handset also supports HDR10+ on the rear camera, while front camera recording is available in 4K at 30/60 fps or 1080p at 30/60 fps.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE includes camera features such as Dual Recording, Single Take and AI multi-frame processing to improve low-light shots.
With a 6.4-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE offers a 120Hz refresh rate to improve the brightness of the screen. Unlike other Samsung Galaxy devices, the 120Hz rate on the S21 FE is not adaptive and must be manually adjusted.
The display on the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus, which Samsung say is the most resistant screen built into one of their smartphones. This marks an upgrade from the previous FE that was protected by Gorilla Glass 3.
Two storage options are available on the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: 128GB and 256GB. These storage choices should be available when comparing Samsung Galaxy S21 FE deals from UK mobile networks.
Unlike its predecessor, the S21 FE does not include any expandable storage. This means users will not be able to increase the storage capacity on the device itself and will need to rely on cloud storage instead.
The design of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is similar to the S21 and S21+. It features a contour cut camera unit, although this is single tone rather than two tone as we saw on the flagship models.
Samsung use a plastic back on the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE while the frame is made from aluminium and the front of the device is made from glass.
Four colour options are available for the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: White, Graphite, Lavender and Olive. All four Samsung Galaxy S21 FE colourways are available from UK mobile providers.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has a slightly larger display than the S21. However, the telephoto camera on the S21 FE is only 8MP compared to the 64MP available on the original device.
Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE supports wireless charging up to 15W. This is in line with its predecessor's wireless charging speeds but lower than the latest flagships.
No, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE does not have an SD card slot, so users will be unable to expand the total on-device storage capacity.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE offers a 120Hz non-adaptive refresh rate if customers manually select it. Otherwise, the refresh rate is 60Hz.