Flipkart has announced the sale price of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE for Big Savings Days. You could get it at ₹29,999 during the sale days starting May 4, 2023. However, should you buy it or consider its alternatives? Let’s find out.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE specs and features
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE launched in India in January 2022 featuring a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and FHD+ resolution. The phone ships with Android 12 but you can upgrade it to Android 13-based OneUI 5.1. The company promises 3 OS updates and 4 years of security updates. The processor inside is a 5nm Exynos 2100 SoC. This particular media has 8GB RAM and 128GB storage.
On the camera front, you are getting a 32MP selfie camera and the rear setup includes a 12MP main camera, an 8MP (3x optical zoom) telephoto shooter and a 12MP ultrawide snapper. You can record up to 4K 60fps from the front and back of the phone.
The Samsung phone is powered by a 4500mAh battery backed by 25W charging. You also get a 15W wireless charging facility.
The other goodies in the mix include WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, an in-screen fingerprint reader, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, stereo speakers, and IP68 dust and water resistance. The phone has got Gorilla Glass Victus on the front, aluminium frame and plastic on the back.
3 Samsung Galaxy S21 FE alternatives
1. Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G (8+256GB)
Redmi Note 12 Pro+ comes with Gorilla Glass 5 on the front, Android 12 with MIUI 13, 6nm MediaTek Dimensity 1080 SoC, a 200MP+8MP (ultrawide)+2MP (macro), a 16MP selfie camera, Bluetooth 5.2, an infrared port, and a 5000mAh battery with 120W wired charging.
It was released in India in January 2023. On launch, the company had assured 2 years of Android upgrades and 4 years of security updates.
2. iQOO Neo 7 5G (8+128GB)
iQOO Neo 7 ships with Android 13-based Funtouch OS, a 4nm Mediatek Dimensity 8200 processor, a 64MP+2+2MP triplet, a 16MP selfie snapper, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.3, an under-display fingerprint reader, an infrared port, and a 5000mAh battery with 120W wired charging support.
It was launched in India in February 2023. The company assures 2 years of platform updates and 3 years of security patches.
3. Nothing Phone 1 (8+128GB)
Nothing Phone 1 has got a Gorilla Glass 5 front, a unique design with LED lights at the back, Gorilla Glass 5, closer-to-stock Android 12 (but upgradeable to Android 13, a 50MP+50MP duo at the back, 4K30 fps video recording, 16MP selfie shooter, Bluetooth 5.2, and a 4500mAh battery with 33W wired charging and 15W wireless charging.
It came to India in July 2022. The company had promised 3 years of Android updates and 4 years of security updates.
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