The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE powered by Exynos 2100 SoC was unveiled in India earlier this year. Now, the South Korean smartphone brand is reportedly gearing up to launch a cheaper phone with a different kind of processor. Ahead of any official confirmation, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE powered by the Snapdragon 720G SoC has reportedly appeared on online stores in Europe, hinting at an imminent launch. A new variant has also been spotted on the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) certification website, with model number SM-G990B2.
According to a report from GalaxyClub (Netherlands), Samsung will launch the Galaxy S21 FE 4G this summer, and the phone may be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 720G SoC.
European retailers ITRelation and Technet have also listed the new variant on their websites. The new Galaxy S21 FE is expected to be priced lower than the current model. The phone will be available on June 30.
Specs listed for the Galaxy S21 FE include a 6.4-inch full HD+ display, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, and a triple-camera setup with two 12-megapixel sensors. It’s listed as having a 32-megapixel selfie camera and a 4,500mAh battery.
Separately, the Bluetooth SIG website lists the expected Samsung Galaxy S21 FE with model number SM-G990B2. The existing Galaxy S21 FE has the model number SM-G990B. The listing first spotted by SamMobile suggests the upcoming phone has Bluetooth V5.2 connectivity.
To recall, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE was launched in January this year at a price of Rs. 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant and Rs 54,999. The 8GB RAM + 256GB storage option is $58,999.
The phone’s specs include a 120Hz refresh rate display, 15W wireless fast charging support, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The Galaxy S21 FE 5G powered by Exynos 2100 SoC debuted in global markets including India.