Samsung’s anticipated to launch a gaggle of recent units later this yr, together with the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Galaxy Z Flip 3. Nevertheless, one gadget could also be of prime curiosity to Galaxy Observe house owners trying to improve. Per a tweet by dependable tipster Evan Blass, the rumored Galaxy S21 FE could also be positioned as a “follow-up” to final yr’s Galaxy Observe 20, not the Galaxy S20 FE.
This is sensible as Observe units normally launch in August. Nevertheless, the FE has develop into a standard brace for the Galaxy S line, not the Observe collection.
Whereas Samsung had launched each Galaxy S and Observe flagships in earlier years, it confirmed the latter wouldn’t debut this yr. This has supplied room for a possible stand-in. The probably candidate to fill this position is now seemingly the Galaxy S21 FE.
What does this imply for Observe house owners?
So if the Galaxy S21 FE is a Observe 20 follow-up, what does this imply for its options and design? Properly, leaked photographs showcase the S21 FE as a shadow of the Galaxy S21 collection. If Samsung have been to place the S21 FE as a Observe alternative, we’d no less than count on stylus assist and a few visible similarities. There’s no indication of this being the case.
In fact, the Galaxy S21 FE may merely be taking on a extra outstanding position in Samsung’s lineup because of 2021’s constraints. Samsung confirmed the Galaxy Observe would return in 2022, too. There’s little likelihood the Galaxy S FE line might be a long-running alternative for the Observe collection.
Lastly, it’s additionally value noting that the Galaxy S21 FE moniker has but to be confirmed. Though the identify did seem on an official Samsung webpage, the corporate could resolve to make use of one other identify earlier than launch. In fact, Samsung first debuted the FE nameplate on a Galaxy Observe gadget.
However, it will likely be fascinating to see how Samsung may shuffle round its merchandise within the second half of the yr. Rumors counsel Samsung will maintain a launch occasion on August 19, so all ought to develop into clearer within the coming months.