A South Korean publication recently reported that Samsung has canceled the Galaxy S21 Fan Edition launch event in South Korea. Samsung had added the Galaxy S21 FE support pages on its regional websites for Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, and other markets. It was recently found that the company has deleted those support pages. Thus, further suggesting that the company may have canceled it. Amidst rumors of its cancellation, a variant of the Galaxy S21 FE has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission. Moreover, The FCC listing of the Galaxy S21 FE, which was first spotted by Simran Pal, has an SM-G990E model number. It appears to be the Exynos edition of the smartphone. Its Snapdragon variant had seemingly received FCC certification back in June.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE on FCC
The FCC documents show that the S21 FE was at Samsung’s facility in Thain, Nguyen, Vietnam. And it was tested between Aug. 24 and Aug. 31. Moreover, The FCC certificate was issued on Sept. 2. The listing further reveals that the device’s package may include a pair of earbuds, a data cable. And a 25W charger with EP-TA800 model number. In addition, Reports have claimed that Samsung may have decided to cancel the Galaxy S21 FE due to the ongoing global chip shortage issue. The FCC certification does not guarantee a launch. But gives a ray of hope that it may break cover this month.
Talking about specs, reports have claimed that the Galaxy S21 FE could be coming with a 6.4-inch S-AMOLED 120Hz FHD+ display. In addition, it has Snapdragon 888 / Exynos 2100 chipset, up to 12 GB of RAM, up to 256 GB of storage. And a 4,500mAh battery. Furthermore, It may feature a 32-megapixel selfie camera and a 12-megapixel (main, with OIS). Alongside,12-megapixel (ultrawide) + 8-megapixel (telephoto) triple camera unit.