The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has been the topic of a number of rumors and leaks prior to now few weeks, starting from obvious renders to product positioning in Samsung’s portfolio.
Now, the Korea Herald (h/t: Sleepy Kuma) has reported that the Galaxy S21 FE might really be cheaper than final yr’s Galaxy S20 FE. Extra particularly, the outlet means that the S21 FE might retail for 700,000 to 800,000 received (~$630 to ~$720) in its residence market.
That might be a big worth drop from the Galaxy S20 FE’s 899,800 received (~$809) launch worth in Korea. In fact, there’s no assure that different markets might see the same worth drop, nevertheless it definitely suggests Samsung is doubling down on the value-driven strategy it launched final yr. A worth drop would additionally put the Galaxy S21 FE in direct rivalry with low-cost flagships from the likes of Realme, Xiaomi, and others.
A big worth lower often leads to compromises with a purpose to attain this worth level, so we do marvel what sort of cutbacks we might see (if any) to achieve a decrease launch worth. Renders present a cellphone that appears just like the Galaxy S21, full with a center-mounted cutout and the same triple rear digital camera bump. However Samsung might theoretically save prices through the use of cheaper digital camera sensors, sustaining the identical RAM/storage variants, utilizing cheaper construct supplies, and/or ditching options like wi-fi charging and an IP68 score.
What cutbacks are you prepared to simply accept for a less expensive (~$50 to $100 cheaper) Galaxy S21 FE? Tell us through the ballot under.