When Samsung introduced its mid-range Galaxy S21 FE at CES final week, there have been 4 colours on show, three of that are the playful, shiny pastel variety that we at XDA adore. Nicely, not even every week in and a brand new navy blue colorway has popped up, however it’s unique to Greatest Purchase.
We are able to see that, identical to the opposite colorways, the aluminum body has been painted to match the plastic again. The navy blue is a bit understated in comparison with the olive and lavender colours however serves as a cheerful medium between these two and the extra normal black and white colorways that have been proven off at CES.
Greatest Purchase is promoting the brand new navy colorway in each unlocked and service fashions (AT&T, Verizon, T-Cellular) on the similar $699 worth as different colours.
The S21 FE, in case you’re unaware, is the so-called “Fan Version” model of the Galaxy S21 collection, and the purpose of this collection is to promote beforehand flagship Galaxy S telephones at a extra inexpensive worth. The S21 FE, to this finish, could be very similar to the usual Galaxy S21, with the identical Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, a bigger (6.4-inches) however comparable 120Hz Tremendous AMOLED show with 120Hz refresh price, and the identical most important and ultra-wide digicam (each 12MP shooters). The S21 FE’s telephoto digicam differs from the S21’s, in that it’s an 8MP shooter with 3x optical zoom potential, however a slower aperture (f/2.4) than the S21’s 64MP, f/2.0 telephoto lens. The S21 FE additionally has a superior selfie digicam (32MP) and a bigger, 4,500 mAh battery.
Lastly, the S21 FE additionally has the excellence of being the primary Samsung cellphone to come back with One UI 4.0 primarily based on Android 12 out of the field. Whereas the $699 price ticket is engaging, the S21 FE comes at an odd time, because the Galaxy S22 collection is simply across the nook. Nonetheless, if you recognize for positive you don’t wish to pay greater than $700 for a cellphone, then the S21 FE is without doubt one of the greatest choices proper now, because the S22 collection will certainly be priced effectively above that.