Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Snapdragon)

Released January 2022

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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Snapdragon)

Summary


Pros

  • Accurate colors in bright light and indoor videos
  • Accurate autofocus in videos
  • Clear sound in playback and recording
  • Wideness in audio recording of life videos
  • Accurate screen color fidelity
  • Adapted screen brightness when watching HDR10 content

Cons

  • Grainy images in stills and videos, particularly in low light videos
  • Loss of image details at most tele and ultra-wide zoom settings
  • Mono recording when recording in memo app
  • Display stutters when playing video games
  • Poor battery performance overall

Scores


120
camera
9th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Camera Score i
120
76
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 146
Photo i
126
81
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 153
Zoom i
63
23
Apple iPhone SE (2020)
BEST 107
Video i
104
67
Samsung Galaxy A50
BEST 119
90
display
3rd

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Display Score i
90
43
Realme C21
BEST 99
Readability i
72
33
Realme C21
BEST 76
Color i
85
60
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 91
Top score
Oppo Find X5 Pro
Video i
85
29
Realme C21
Motion i
76
58
Realme C21
BEST 87
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
64
43
Realme C21
BEST 85
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
74
66
Realme C21
BEST 86
70
audio
14th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Audio Score i
70
41
Nokia 7.2
BEST 86
Playback i
70
33
Nokia 7.2
BEST 86
Recording i
71
39
Black Shark 2 Pro
BEST 86
50
battery
20th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Battery Score i
50
45
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 96
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G
Autonomy i
40
31
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 98
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
70
50
Wiko Power U20
BEST 121
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
53
35
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 102
Charging Time
1 days 14h
Battery Life
Charging Time
0h53
0-80% Charging Time
Charging Time
1h42
Full Charging Time

Specifications


155.7 x 74.5 x 7.9mm

Dimensions

5G
Single SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256 GB

Storage

Wide, Tele, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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