Samsung S21 FE vs Samsung S21 – Comparing the differences

April 7, 2022

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE phones in various colours

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is here, and it was built for Samsung lovers like yourself. With a brand new 64-bit chipset, a 16MP front-facing camera, Portrait Mode, and Night Mode it’s the ultimate snap-happy smartphone. Coupled with a longer lasting battery you can capture your best side day and night, scroll for days, and still have battery left to create vibrant videos for your socials!

The S21 FE is for the movers and the shakers, it’s the ultimate tool for those who love to create – all the time. With its ultra-modern lenses, Samsung’s most advanced chipset ever built, and a long-lasting battery, the new S21 FE is a powerful tool.

So, how does the S21 FE stack up against the Samsung S21?

Which has the better camera?

Epic photos are easy to come by with the S21 FE and the S21, but which one takes the better shot?

Both cameras were built with powerful front and back cameras to enhance your most candid and treasured moments.

However, there’s something special about the magic the S21 FE’s cameras create. With the S21 FE’s Night Mode, you’re able to capture sharp images in the dark just as you do in the daylight. Its 32MP front-facing camera captures dazzling selfies and 4K Stories, without the need for editing or filters. When you need to get closer than ever, 30x Space Zoom* keeps you within reach.

Both the S21 FE and S21’s 12MP rear cameras allow you to capture beautiful landscape or natural shots

Display and design

Make the most out of your Samsung device with the intense brilliance of the S21 FE. The FE stands for ‘Fun Edition’ and you can have all the fun you want on its 155.7 x 74.5 x 7.9mm frame. Weighing in at 177g and boasting a Super AMOLED panel the S21 FE was designed to make your screen time more immersive.

Both the S21 FE and the S21 feature a plastic back ad come in a variety of eye-catching colours. While the Galaxy S21 FE has a 6.4-inch screen, the S21 has a 6.2-inch screen, providing you with more screen time for your long and short trips. There’s also a 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate when in Gaming Mode.

The battery life

The Samsung S21 FE and the S21 are both equipped with long-lasting batteries, so you can enjoy more of what you love without worrying about charging. The S21 FE is built with a 4500 mAh2 intelligent battery, a jump from the S21’s 4000 mAh2 battery. With the S21 FE’s AI battery, you can manage your power usage during weekly WhatsApp group calls or while binging your favourite show.

Longer battery life means you can do more of the things you enjoy like creating and editing cool videos on the go. Recharge up to 50% in less than 30 minutes on both phones with wireless and Super-Fast charging.

Which is more affordable?

The S21 FE is an epic addition to the S21 range and will leave true Samsung fans stunned with its smarts and looks. And if you’re looking for an older model that matches up in all areas against the S21 FE, then the S21 is for you.

Both phones are affordable and stand at £699 for our Pay As You Go customers. If you are a pay monthly customer then the S21 FE is for you at a new low monthly cost of £24 with our 6 months half price offer. The S21 is also on a 6 months half price offer for £27.50 monthly.

You can’t go wrong with either of these Samsung devices.

Who should own the Samsung S21 FE?

The S21 FE is for devoted Samsung fans. Samsung isn’t slouching on its performance factor as the S21 FE is their fastest and most powerful phone to date. With its new Snapdragon 888 processor, it’s capable of delivering more than enough performance to satisfy everyone from hardcore gamers to aspiring filmmakers.

If you own a business or social media content creation is your business, then you’ll be happy to know how easy it is to connect your other Samsung products. Sync notes easily across all your devices or pair with your Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Buds Live.

Due for an upgrade? Choose the Samsung S21 FE today or check out our full range of Samsung phones.

Looking for the older model? Check out the Samsung S20 FE. Or take a look at the Samsung S21. We’ve got some great deals that you don’t want to miss.

Looking for business phone contracts? We have Samsung S21 FE business contracts available too. Contact us today to discuss your requirements or head in-store to try before you buy.