Samsung Galaxy S21 FE's launch postponed to October
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE's launch has been postponed from early August to October this year, as per a South Korean report. The delay is due to the global shortage of chipsets. The report also claims that the tech giant is planning to release the low-cost flagship handset only in the US and Europe, and that too in limited numbers. Here's our roundup.
As per the recent leaks, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE will feature a punch-hole design with slim bezels, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and an IP68-rated body. On the rear, it shall pack a triple camera unit. The device will bear a 6.41-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2400 pixels) Super AMOLED screen with an aspect ratio of 20:9, a refresh rate of 120Hz, and HDR10+ support.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is rumored to sport a triple rear camera setup, including a 12MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, a 12MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens, and an 8MP (f/2.4) telephoto camera. On the front, a 32MP (f/2.2) selfie snapper is expected.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE will be powered by a Snapdragon 888 processor, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. It will run on Android 11-based One UI 3.1 and house a 4,500mAh battery with 25W wired, 15W wireless, and 4.5W reverse wireless charging support. The device will also offer support for 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and NFC.
At present, the pricing information of the Galaxy S21 FE is unknown. However, it should go official in October this year with a price-tag of around $700 (roughly Rs. 52,000). As per the report, the handset may be limited to just Europe and the US.