The Samsung Galaxy S21 is the latest from the Korean giant and is available in Kenya starting from Ksh 88,299. This is not cheap by any standard but it is the perfect smartphone for anyone who was eyeing the Galaxy S21 but could not afford one.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has not officially launched in Kenya but will be launched soon. I do have a unit to review and so far I love it. This is the first Galaxy FE smartphone that I got to use and I am impressed. The phone offers really good performance as you would expect from a phone within its price range.
The key specifications you get on the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE make it stand out from the competition. Some of these specs are borrowed from its bigger brother, the Galaxy S21. This is not strange as it is something Samsung seems to be doing with these FE devices.
Have a look at the key specifications of the Galaxy S21 below.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE Specifications
|Specs||Samsung Galaxy S21 FE Specifications|
|Body||Dimensions||155.7 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm|
|Display||Size||6.4 inches, 120Hz|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels|
|Platform||Operating System||Android 12, One UI 4.0|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.9 GHz Cortex-X1 & 3×2.80 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Storage||Internal space||6/8 GB RAM, 128/256 GB storage|
|MicroSD card Slot||No|
|Camera||Rear Facing Camera||Triple 12MP + 8MP + 12MP|
|Features||LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama|
|Video Recording||Yes, up to 4K@60 fps|
|Front facing camera||32MP Selfie camera|
|Connectivity||Cellular Data||2G, 3G, 4G, 5G|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under-display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Battery||4500 mAh non-removable battery, 25W fast charging|
|Available colors||White, Graphite, Lavender, Olive|
|Price||Ksh 88,000 (Buy on Gadgets Leo)|
From the specifications above, does the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE sound like a good deal to you? Does it tick all the boxes? Will you be buying one?
What Does Samsung FE Mean?
Samsung FE stands for Fan Edition. This is part of Samsung’s attempt to compete in the mid-range category. Devices in this segment come with some specs you would find in the flagship Galaxy devices but at a cheaper price.
What is the price of the Samsung Galaxy S21 in Kenya?
You can get the S21 FE in Kenya starting from Ksh 88,299. The price can vary from one retailer to the other. You get 2-year warranty by buying from official Samsung retailers.
Is the S21 FE a dual?
Yes, the Galaxy S21 FE is a dual SIM smartphone and does support eSIM. Unfortunately, it does not have a microSD card slot for memory expansion though.
Does the S21 FE have a headphone jack?
No, this phone does not have a headphone jack.
Is the S21 FE waterproof?
The Galaxy S21 FE can get wet with no serious consequences. Even though it can withstand being underwater, this does not mean that you go swimming with it.
Is the Galaxy S21 FE worth buying?
Yes, this phone is worth buying. It does offer good value for money.
What Android version does the S21 FE come with?
The S21 FE runs on Android 12 with One UI 4.0.
Does the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE Support quick Charging?
Yes, this phone supports 25W fast charging.