Samsung Galaxy S21 Fe vs S20 Fe: Which One Is Recommended?

As far as Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is concerned, it is an amazing device to use. Though it carries some great features of S20 but the good thing is you need to spend a lower amount for its purchase. There is information revolving around that Samsung is going to announce Galaxy S21 FE later this year that will follow the same steps as S20 FE did. The expected launch may happen somewhere in September 2021.

This guide aims to make a solid comparison between rumored features associated with S21 FE and S20 FE specifications. This will help you make an informed decision whether you should go for S20 FE or it is better to buy S21 FE. Let’s take a closer look at which features create a difference between both of the amazing devices.



Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE


128 GB

128 GB, 256 GB


6.5 inches (2400 x 1080)

6.2 inches (2400 x 1080)


4,500 mAh

4,000 mAh


Snapdragon 865

Snapdragon 888

Rear Camera

12 MP main, 12 MP ultrawide, 8 MP telephoto 3 x hybrid zoom

12 MP main, 12 MP ultrawide, 64 MP telephoto 3 x hybrid zoom


6 GB

8 GB


170 grams

170 grams

Front Camera

32 MP

10 MP




Refresh Rate

120 Hz

48-120 Hz


6.2 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches

6.2 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches


Mint, Navy, Orange, Lavender, White

Phantom Pink, Phantom Grey, Phantom Violet, Phantom White




Design Specification

As per the rumored information, Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is going to be like Galaxy S21 with IP65/68 dust and water-resistant properties. Moreover, it will have a punch-hole triple rear camera at the top left of the backside that will be able to measure the dimensions of 155.7 x 74.5 x 7.9 mm.

When it comes to Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, it has taken the design features from Galaxy S20. It comes with a centralized punch-hole-type camera right at the top of its flat display. It also has a plastic back that makes the device waterproof. It has a triple rear camera at the top left of its back but its housing is different compared to that present in Galaxy S21 FE. It has the ability to measure 159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm. It weighs around 190 grams.

Keeping in mind the above discussion, you can easily see that Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is slim and short if the revolving renders are true. As far as the availability of devices’ colors are concerned, they are given in the above table.

Camera Features

  • Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Triple Rear
    • Main Camera: 12 MP
    • Second Camera: 8 MP
    • Third Camera: 12 MP
    • Video: 1280 x 720 (HD) | 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) | 3840 x 2160 (4k UHD)
    • Front Camera: 32 MP
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 FE: Triple Rear
    • Main Camera: 12 MP
    • Second Camera: 64 MP
    • Third Camera: 12 MP
    • Video: 1280 x 720 (HD) | 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) | 7680 x 4320 (8k UHD)
    • Front Camera: 10 MP

Galaxy S21 FE is said to be launched with the triple rear camera just like Galaxy S20 FE with HD sensors. But there is no information available on what kind of sensors will they be. It is expected that we will be able to see the main camera with a telephoto (64 MP) as well as an ultrawide lens (12 MP).

Galaxy S20 FE comes with a 12 MP main camera with an 8 MP telephoto lens whereas its ultrawide lens is 12 MP.

Other Specifications

As you know Galaxy S20 FE mobile phone is a 5th generation device that operates on Snapdragon 865 whereas the 4th generation of this model operates on Exynos 990. It comes with 6 GB RAM and a storage of 128 GB that is more than enough for normal usage. It also supports a microSD card. This device has a 4,500 mAh battery which can last longer depending upon the type of usage.

Galaxy S21 FE is said to operate on Exynos 2100 or Snapdragon 888. As per the rumors, it will be able to support 8 GB RAM along with 128 GB and 256 GB memory. It will be supported by Android 11 and will be the 5th generation mobile phone. There is no information available on the microSD cards. 4,000 mAh battery is expected to be installed in Galaxy S21 FE.

Comparing the battery power of both the devices, if the rumors are true that S21 FE will have a 4,000 mAh battery, the capacity of S20 FE seems larger.

Price Comparison

If the rumors are correct, the price for Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is expected to be around $799 that is lesser than that of Galaxy S21 and there is a huge similarity between their features. If you take a look at the price of the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, you will find it somewhere around $699.

People do consider the price factor when purchasing a cell phone. For this, they compare the prices as well as the different features of different devices. If you make a comparison between the prices of Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and S21 FE, you will find S21 FE a bit expensive but the features are expected to be more amazing than the earlier one. The price for S21 FE may vary depending upon your purchase of 128 GB or 256 GB.

Final Words

Based on the above discussion and revolving rumors, the design features of Galaxy S21 FE are slightly different from S20 FE. Both of these give the same look from the front but the thing that creates a difference is their plastic back.

The theory suggests that Galaxy S21 FE is going to be slim and short compared to S20 FE. S21 FE will come with an advanced processor and a smaller display comparatively. Its camera setup will be different from Galaxy S20 FE.

Hopefully, now, you are in a position to make an informed decision about which devices suit your requirements and budget of course.