The Galaxy S21 FE (Fan Edition) continues to be talked about. The affordable smartphone has just passed into the hands of a Chinese certification body. We learn that the phone is equipped with a drawer for microSD cards. Samsung had however refused to include this port on the Galaxy S21 launched at the beginning of the year.
The Galaxy S21 FE has appeared in the database of TENAA, a Chinese certification body responsible for analyzing all devices that will be sold in China. This leak confirms most of the key elements of the datasheet, like the 120 Hz screen, the 32 megapixel front photo sensor and the 45W fast charging.
According to TENAA data, the affordable smartphone is on board a drawer for microSD cards. Users will be able to expand the storage space of their terminal by sliding a card up to 256 GB. Some leaks ensure that the maximum capacity of compatible cards will go up to 1 TB. It will be necessary to wait for the presentation conference for the discover.
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Samsung changes its mind on microSD ports
As a reminder, Samsung has not integrated a microSD port on the Galaxy S21, S21 + and S21 Ultra. In order to reduce production cost of its high-end smartphones, the Seoul giant has been forced to make concessions. It was the first time that the brand did not integrate a microSD port on its Galaxy S.
Under these conditions, the presence of a microSD drawer on the Galaxy S21 FE, a model that is intended to be more affordable than the other Galaxy S21s, is surprising. The company is obviously not ready to bury memory cardsat least on its mid-range phones.
As a reminder, Samsung has been forced to postpone the launch of the Galaxy S21 FE to the fourth quarter of 2021. As production lines are paralyzed by the shortage of chips, the South Korean group has postponed the release of the smartphone for several months, probably until October. We’ll tell you more about the S21 FE as soon as possible. While waiting for more information, feel free to give your opinion in the comments below.