You told us: The one feature you’d give up for a cheaper Galaxy S21 FE

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The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE was one of the extra widespread flagship gadgets launched final 12 months, and for good cause. It managed to ship loads of bang for the buck whereas nonetheless delivering premium options like a telephoto digicam, water resistance, and wi-fi charging.

All eyes are on the Galaxy S21 FE persevering with this reasonably priced flagship pattern for Samsung, and a new rumor factors to the telephone being even cheaper than its predecessor. A cheaper price ticket is normally accompanied by a compromise or two, in order that received us considering what you’d give up for a cheaper S21 FE.

Which feature would you forego for a cheaper Galaxy S21 FE?


We posted the ballot on Monday, June 7, with over 2,300 votes counted as of writing. And the outcomes present that just about 40% of respondents are prepared to give up wi-fi charging in alternate for a cheaper Galaxy S21 FE. This was the one greatest selection within the ballot, however we hope Samsung provides sooner wired charging if it ever ditches wi-fi charging.

The in-box charger and equipment was the second hottest feature to be dropped, with 14.4% of polled readers saying they’d ditch these goodies if it meant a cheaper worth. This was adopted intently by 5G (14.1%), which is comprehensible when the S20 FE had a 4G variant whereas sub-6GHz 5G isn’t a game-changing enchancment over LTE.

Cheaper/much less versatile cameras (12%), water resistance (10%), the most recent and best flagship SoC (8%), and “different” (2%) rounded out the outcomes.


  • Wongwatt: I’d fortunately give up all of Samsung’s supposed worth including firmware tweaks and use Android One. As a result of I hate Samsung bloat.
  • stolnheartdealr: Cameras are quantity one on the listing of significance, SoC subsequent and water resistance. EVERYTHING ELSE on the listing can get the ax so far as I’m involved.
  • Hussain Almubarak: Why cease at simply cease at ONE feature? I might be prepared to give up 5G – As a result of it isn’t accessible right here in NZ in most areas, water resistance as a result of I’m not going to dip my telephone in water, ceramic or glass again as a result of the day I get my telephone it is going to go in a case and no person will know the distinction if it had plastic or ceramic physique, wi-fi charging as a result of on the finish of the day I’ll nonetheless must put the telephone on a charger, why not simply plug it in then? I don’t thoughts if I don’t get the most recent SoC as a result of I’m not going to make use of the telephone to play video games that require a discrete video card (just a few Sweet Crush).
  • tarfin: For me I’d give up the excessive finish digicam. The one in my A71 5G does very effectively and if I wanted extra skilled choices a DSLR would make extra sense.

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