Samsung has finally announced the debut of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G in India. So, today, we’ve compared its specifications to those of its predecessor, the Galaxy S20 FE, in order to see what features have been sacrificed to make the FE the cheapest phone in Samsung’s premium S21 series. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE and the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE are compared below.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: 6.4-inch full-HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: 6.5-inch Infinity-O Super AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: unnamed octa-core SoC
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: 12-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 wide-angle lens, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, and an 8-megapixel telephoto sensor make up the triple rear camera setup
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Triple rear camera setup that includes a primary 12-megapixel wide-angle lens with f/1.8 aperture, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens with 123-degree field of view (FoV) and f/2.2 aperture and lastly an 8-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.0 aperture
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: 32-megapixel
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: 32-megapixel
RAM and Storage
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: 8GB RAM with 128GB model/ 8GB RAM with 256GB variant
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: 6GB RAM with 128GB, 8GB with 128GB, and 8GB with 256GB models
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: 4,500mAh battery
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: 4,500mAh battery
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Android 12 with One UI 4 overlaid on top
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Android 10 with One UI 2.0 on top
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Rs 49,999
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Rs 38,990
When comparing all of the specifications side by side, it was discovered that there isn’t much of a difference. The camera’s battery, the display is nearly identical to that of its predecessor.
This design language is carried over to the Galaxy S21 FE, which appears very identical to the S21.
The manufacturer chose a little smaller but higher refresh rate AMOLED panel this time, and the difference is nearly insignificant. However, there is still a difference since the firm has modified the camera module, which is essentially identical to the vanilla S21 but has been lifted slightly this time.
Even the display is more durable, thanks to the Gorilla Glass Victus panel, which replaces the previous generation’s Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The big differences are in the software; the new phone comes preloaded with Android 12 while the older model comes with Android 10. There is also a significant alteration in the CPU, which is of a better level this time. So, if you’re happy with the specs on the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and your budget is low, we recommend the S20 FE. Otherwise, the option is yours, since we don’t expect any substantial changes on the recently released Galaxy S21 FE.
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