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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G review: The fan edition smartphone goes into the next round

A bit late. The community smartphone is supposed to combine the most popular features of the Galaxy S series with a strong price-performance ratio. Among other things, the S21 FE aims to get fans' hearts racing with a strong performance, extensive video features, a fantastic display, and an IP certification.

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (SM-G990B) succeeds the 2020 Galaxy S20 FE 5G model. The new smartphone was slightly delayed; instead of celebrating its own market launch in November as expected, it was deferred to mid-January, which brings it very close to the unveiling of the upcoming Galaxy S22 series.

The Galaxy S21 Fan Edition is exclusively available as a 5G version, and an LTE-only variant is no longer offered. Compared with the predecessor, the Samsung phone is a bit more compact, since the screen has become a bit smaller as well. The storage capacity remains the same, but there's no microSD support anymore.

Read on to learn more about the differences and similarities in this detailed review.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Galaxy S Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G 8 x 1.8 - 2.8 GHz, Cortex-X1 / A78 / A55 (Kryo 680)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
, LPDDR5
Display
6.40 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 403 PPI, capacitive, 10 multitouch points, 240 Hz touch sampling rate, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, glossy: yes, HDR, 120 Hz
Storage
128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash, 128 GB 
, 100.5 GB free
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, OTG
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 3G (Band 1, 2, 4, 5, 8), LTE (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 38, 40, 41, 66), Sub-6 5G (Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 78), Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 155.7 x 74.5 ( = 0.31 x 6.13 x 2.93 in)
Battery
4500 mAh Lithium-Ion
Charging
wireless charging, fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 12
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix (f/1.8, 26 mm, 1/1.76", 1.8 µm) 8 MP (3x optical zoom, f/2.4, 76 mm, 1/4.5", 1.0 µm) 12 MP (f/2.2, 13 mm, 1/3.0", 1.12 µm), UHD video, Camera2 API: Level 3
Secondary Camera: 32 MPix (f/2.2, 26mm, 1/2.74", 0.8µm, UHD video)
Additional features
Speakers: dual, Keyboard: on-screen, USB Type-C data cable, SIM pin, Quick Start guide, One UI 4.0, 24 Months Warranty, head SAR: 0.952 W/kg, body SAR: 1.480 W/kg; GNSS: GPS (L1), GLONASS (L1), Galileo (E1), BeiDou (B1); DRM Widevine L1; IP68, fanless, waterproof
Weight
177 g ( = 6.24 oz / 0.39 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
749 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Possible contenders in comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Drive
Size
Resolution
Best Price
88.6 %
02/2022
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
SD 888 5G, Adreno 660
177 g128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.40"2340x1080
87.4 %
12/2021
Xiaomi 11T Pro
SD 888 5G, Adreno 660
204 g256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.67"2400x1080
87.2 %
11/2021
Google Pixel 6
Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20
207 g128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.40"2400x1080
86.8 %
08/2021
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
SD 888 5G, Adreno 660
230 g256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.67"2400x1080
89.4 %
02/2021
Samsung Galaxy S21
Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14
169 g128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.20"2400x1080
87.3 %
07/2021
Vivo X60 Pro
SD 870, Adreno 650
177 g256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash6.56"2376x1080

Case - The Galaxy S21 FE comes in four colors

Color variants for the Galaxy S21 FE 5G (photo: Samsung)
Color variants for the Galaxy S21 FE 5G (photo: Samsung)

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G comes in fewer color variants than its predecessor, but it still manages to offer four options. Besides the traditional black (Graphite) and white, you can also select olive or lavender. The Samsung smartphone's frame is made of aluminum, the front is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, and the back is made of plastic.

All in all, the S21 FE has become slimmer and noticeably lighter. In addition, the camera hump is comparatively discreet, but with its height of 1.4 millimeters, the phone still wobbles back and forth when placed on a table.

The workmanship is very high quality. The gap dimensions are close-fitting and uniform, and we can only hear a slight creaking at most even during twisting attempts. The S21 FE is protected against dust and water according to the IP68 standard.

Size comparison

165 mm / 6.5 inch 77.28 mm / 3.04 inch 9.6 mm / 0.378 inch 230 g0.507 lbs164.1 mm / 6.46 inch 76.9 mm / 3.03 inch 8.8 mm / 0.3465 inch 204 g0.4497 lbs158.6 mm / 6.24 inch 74.8 mm / 2.94 inch 8.9 mm / 0.3504 inch 207 g0.4564 lbs158.58 mm / 6.24 inch 73.24 mm / 2.88 inch 7.59 mm / 0.2988 inch 177 g0.3902 lbs155.7 mm / 6.13 inch 74.5 mm / 2.93 inch 7.9 mm / 0.311 inch 177 g0.3902 lbs151.7 mm / 5.97 inch 71.2 mm / 2.8 inch 7.9 mm / 0.311 inch 169 g0.3726 lbs

Connectivity - Goodbye, microSD!

Samsung only introduces minor modifications in terms of features. The microSD slot, for instance, has been removed from the list. In return, the Galaxy S21 FE is offered in an additional storage version with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage, which comes at a steep surcharge of 70 Euros (~$80). In the predecessor, this version was limited to the LTE model with an Exynos chipset.

The USB 3.2 port can transfer data at a speed of up to 5 Gb/s, it supports OTG, as well as the wired image output via HDMI and DisplayPort interfaces. The Samsung DeX desktop interface can also be used with the S21 FE.

Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC are also on board.

Top: Microphone
Top: Microphone
Left side
Left side
Right side: Volume rocker, power button
Right side: Volume rocker, power button
Bottom: Speaker, USB, microphone, SIM
Bottom: Speaker, USB, microphone, SIM

Software - Galaxy smartphone with Android 12

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G comes with Google Android 12 and the in-house user interface One UI 4.0. At the time of the test, the security updates are at the level of January 1, 2022 and therefore up to date. Furthermore, the update promise of four years and three Android updates applies to this smartphone, so even Android 15 should still be rolled out.

Besides Samsung's own apps and the Galaxy Store, other third-party apps are preinstalled, but most of them can be fully uninstalled. However, Microsoft OneDrive, which can only be deactivated, is an exception.

Communication and GNSS - 5G and accurate positioning

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G supports Wi-Fi 6 (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax) with MIMO antenna technology, but only at 80 MHz. In the test with our Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 reference router, the S21 FE delivers stable data transmission, but it falls short of expectations in terms of speed.

Connecting to the mobile data network is done optimally over 5G, which is supported by the Galaxy smartphone with a wide frequency band coverage. The same applies to the LTE standard, which means that there shouldn't be any problems with Internet access around the world. The reception properties of the S21 FE are normal in the test.

Networking
iperf3 transmit AX12
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
1153 (560min - 1208max) MBit/s ∼100%
Vivo X60 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
880 (816min - 909max) MBit/s ∼76%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
827 (420min - 893max) MBit/s ∼72%
Google Pixel 6
Mali-G78 MP20, Tensor, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
802 (421min - 857max) MBit/s ∼70%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Mali-G78 MP14, Exynos 2100 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
789 (613min - 870max) MBit/s ∼68%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Mali-G78 MP14, Exynos 2100 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
500 (390min - 572max) MBit/s ∼43%
Average of class Smartphone
  (5.59 - 1395, n=209, last 2 years)
486 MBit/s ∼42%
iperf3 receive AX12
Google Pixel 6
Mali-G78 MP20, Tensor, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
895 (870min - 907max) MBit/s ∼100%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
889 (447min - 904max) MBit/s ∼99%
Vivo X60 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
871 (796min - 910max) MBit/s ∼97%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
825 (762min - 872max) MBit/s ∼92%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Mali-G78 MP14, Exynos 2100 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
778 (678min - 837max) MBit/s ∼87%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Mali-G78 MP14, Exynos 2100 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
650 (249min - 792max) MBit/s ∼73%
Average of class Smartphone
  (15.5 - 1348, n=209, last 2 years)
473 MBit/s ∼53%
iperf3 receive AXE11000
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
855 (649min - 889max) MBit/s ∼100%
Average of class Smartphone
  (72.5 - 1736, n=49, last 2 years)
636 MBit/s ∼74% -26%
iperf3 transmit AXE11000
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
737 (358min - 769max) MBit/s ∼100%
Average of class Smartphone
  (78.3 - 1710, n=49, last 2 years)
657 MBit/s ∼89% -11%
04590135180225270315360405450495540585630675720765810855Tooltip
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, ; iperf3 receive AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø854 (649-889)
Xiaomi 11T Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, ; iperf3 receive AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø823 (762-872)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, ; iperf3 transmit AXE11000; iperf 3.1.3: Ø726 (358-769)
Xiaomi 11T Pro Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, ; iperf3 transmit AX12; iperf 3.1.3: Ø813 (420-893)
GPS Test: Outdoors
Outdoors
GPS Test: Indoors
Indoors
GPS Test: GNSS networks
GNSS

The current position is determined very fast outdoors with the Fan Edition of the Galaxy S21, and even indoors, it only takes a few seconds. Although the Samsung smartphone only offers single-band connectivity, this adjusts quite accurately to the user's location.

The S21 FE has to face a comparison with the Garmin Venu 2 smartwatch during a short bike ride. The deviations on the almost ten-kilometer route amount to just 50 meters. Only a closer look at the detailed route reveals a poorer position determination by the smartphone. Therefore, it should be ideally equipped for all everyday tasks.

GNSS test ride: Lake
GNSS test ride: Lake
GNSS test ride: Turning point
GNSS test ride: Turning point
GNSS test ride: Summary
GNSS test ride: Summary

Telephone and call quality of the Galaxy S21 FE 5G

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G can handle two nano SIM cards, but it doesn't support an eSIM. Features like VoLTE and WLAN calls are on board, but there's no SIP implementation.

When held to the ear, call quality is pleasing, and the user's voice is reproduced intelligibly and naturally. Noise suppression works really well in busy places as well as loud main roads. Although background noise is occasionally audible, it doesn't interfere with the conversation. In such situations, the voice of the user of the S21 FE is only reproduced a bit more muffledly.

Speaker mode is solid as long as the Samsung smartphone isn't placed too far away. While the user's voice is captured intelligibly, it sounds hollow as well as reverberating. The speaker's voice is barely understandable at a distance of about one and a half meters.

Cameras - Triple-camera with 30x zoom

Selfie taken with the Galaxy S21 FE
Selfie taken with the Galaxy S21 FE

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G has the same camera setup as its predecessor on paper. A 32 MP lens is found at the front, which uses pixel-binning so that the photos are later 6.5 or approximately 10 megapixels, respectively, depending on whether a selfie or group selfie has been taken. The quality of the photos is compelling despite the lack of autofocus.

The rear-facing main camera has a lower resolution, but it can make use of autofocus and optical image stabilization (OIS). The Samsung smartphone's image composition is pleasing, and it only occasionally overdoes it with the post-sharpening. The somewhat low resolution is also noticeable when it comes to panoramic scenes, and details look a bit fuzzy. The ultra wide-angle lens also delivers good results, and it only shows weaknesses in terms of depth of field.

When zooming, the Galaxy S21 FE 5G can once again resort to a 3x optical zoom, which allows a digital magnification of 30x and is equipped with OIS. However, the maximum zoom level is no longer particularly appealing here, but lower levels are still definitely acceptable.

Videos can be recorded in Ultra HD at up to 60 frames per second on both sides.

Image Comparison

Choose a scene and navigate within the first image. One click changes the position on touchscreens. One click on the zoomed-in image opens the original in a new window. The first image shows the scaled photograph of the test device.

Main cameraMain cameraUltra-wide angle5x zoomLow light

Under controlled lighting conditions, the Galaxy S21 FE 5G shows a vivid color reproduction that doesn't overdo it in most cases. Only the orange and green tones in particular could be a bit less saturated.

The test chart is very sharp up to the edges; only the borders of the colored areas look a bit washed out.

ColorChecker
10.6 ∆E
9.4 ∆E
9.7 ∆E
15.8 ∆E
7.9 ∆E
5.5 ∆E
11 ∆E
8.1 ∆E
9.4 ∆E
4 ∆E
7.3 ∆E
9.7 ∆E
6.9 ∆E
11.9 ∆E
8.6 ∆E
4.8 ∆E
6.3 ∆E
8.9 ∆E
5.3 ∆E
2.2 ∆E
6.4 ∆E
5.8 ∆E
1 ∆E
4.2 ∆E
ColorChecker Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G: 7.54 ∆E min: 0.98 - max: 15.84 ∆E
ColorChecker
30 ∆E
55.1 ∆E
40.2 ∆E
35.3 ∆E
45.6 ∆E
62.4 ∆E
53.7 ∆E
36.5 ∆E
44.1 ∆E
29.4 ∆E
65.1 ∆E
64.1 ∆E
31.9 ∆E
48.1 ∆E
37.8 ∆E
76.6 ∆E
44.6 ∆E
42.5 ∆E
93.7 ∆E
71.4 ∆E
52.5 ∆E
37.5 ∆E
24.4 ∆E
13.9 ∆E
ColorChecker Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G: 47.34 ∆E min: 13.91 - max: 93.69 ∆E

Accessories and warranty - Slim box

Samsung has further simplified the Galaxy S21 FE 5G's packaging, and the manufacturer has now completely dropped the inclusion of a charger. A USB-C cable and a SIM tool are still included.

There's a 24-month warranty, and it can be enhanced with the Care+ insurance package, which represents a one-time cost of 89 Euros (~$102).

Input devices and handling - In-display fingerprint reader

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G has a capacitive touchscreen with a sampling rate of 240 Hz, and it can recognize up to 10 simultaneous touches. The gliding properties of the Gorilla Glass surface are very good, and inputs are recognized very well and accurately handled. Samsung doesn't install a screen protector.

An optical fingerprint sensor is integrated into the display quite close to the screen's bottom edge. It recognizes stored fingerprints reliably and unlocks the smartphone quickly. Alternatively or additionally, a less secure facial recognition method is also available via the front-facing camera; although it also works well, it's a bit slower.

As with other Galaxy smartphones, the power button serves as the so-called function key, and it can instantly launch the Bixby voice assistant, the camera, or another app. A one-hand mode is also available, and the display can be woken up from standby by double-tapping it.

Display - 120 Hz AMOLED with extra dimming

Subpixel grid
Subpixel grid

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G has a slightly smaller panel with a lower resolution than its predecessor at 6.4 inches (16.26 cm), but it has an almost identical pixel density, so a sharp picture is guaranteed. The 120 Hz AMOLED display has a high refresh rate, but it's not controlled adaptively, although it can be reduced to 60 Hz.

The maximum brightness is higher than that of the S20 FE and is on a very good level. The S21 FE even reaches up to 1,044 cd/m² in the APL50 measurement. The minimum brightness is already a very good 1.66 cd/m² in normal use, but it can be further reduced and even lowered to 0.1 cd/m² via the so-called extra dimming.

In addition, the Samsung phone once again offers an eye-care mode as well as an always-on display. Displaying HDR content (HLG, HDR10, and HDR10+) is also supported.

The OLED flickering is comparatively stable, fluctuating between 231 and 247.5 Hz at minimum brightness. The brighter the panel gets, the more uniform the frequency curve becomes; this should keep complaints within limits.

758
cd/m²
756
cd/m²
764
cd/m²
758
cd/m²
758
cd/m²
760
cd/m²
754
cd/m²
755
cd/m²
756
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
X-Rite i1Pro 3
Maximum: 764 cd/m² (Nits) Average: 757.7 cd/m² Minimum: 0.1 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 99 %
Center on Battery: 758 cd/m²
Contrast: ∞:1 (Black: 0 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 1.5 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.4
ΔE Greyscale 2.3 | 0.64-98 Ø5.6
97% sRGB (Calman 2D)
Gamma: 2.06
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 2340x1080, 6.40
Samsung Galaxy S21
Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 2400x1080, 6.20
Xiaomi 11T Pro
AMOLED, 2400x1080, 6.67
Google Pixel 6
OLED, 2400x1080, 6.40
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Super AMOLED, 2400x1080, 6.67
Vivo X60 Pro
AMOLED, 2376x1080, 6.56
Screen
-8%
-13%
4%
-35%
20%
Brightness middle
758
790
4%
778
3%
805
6%
689
-9%
792
4%
Brightness
758
793
5%
782
3%
805
6%
686
-9%
796
5%
Brightness Distribution
99
97
-2%
96
-3%
98
-1%
96
-3%
98
-1%
Black Level *
Colorchecker dE 2000 *
1.5
2.2
-47%
1.6
-7%
1.4
7%
3.1
-107%
0.7
53%
Colorchecker dE 2000 max. *
3.1
4.2
-35%
4.5
-45%
3.7
-19%
5.7
-84%
2.8
10%
Greyscale dE 2000 *
2.3
1.6
30%
2.9
-26%
1.8
22%
2.2
4%
1.2
48%
Gamma
2.06 107%
2.13 103%
2.2 100%
2.29 96%
2.25 98%
2.25 98%
CCT
6378 102%
6497 100%
6537 99%
6507 100%
6684 97%
6504 100%

* ... smaller is better

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM detected 247.5 Hz

The display backlight flickers at 247.5 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) .

The frequency of 247.5 Hz is relatively low, so sensitive users will likely notice flickering and experience eyestrain at the stated brightness setting and below.

In comparison: 52 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 21792 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 3846000) Hz was measured.

The measurements taken with the spectrophotometer and the CalMAN analysis software show that the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G has a very natural color reproduction when the Natural profile is selected in the settings. Although the white balance is a bit too warm, this didn't bother us in everyday use.

If you want to use the larger DCI-P3 color space, you will have to stick to the Vivid profile, but you can improve the white balance by adjusting the color temperature setting, since the reproduction is otherwise too cool. Furthermore, this profile stands out due to its stronger saturation.

Grayscales (profile: Natural, target color space: sRGB)
Grayscales (profile: Natural, target color space: sRGB)
Colors (profile: Natural, target color space: sRGB)
Colors (profile: Natural, target color space: sRGB)
Color space (profile: Natural, target color space: sRGB)
Color space (profile: Natural, target color space: sRGB)
Saturation (profile: Natural, target color space: sRGB)
Saturation (profile: Natural, target color space: sRGB)
Grayscales (profile: Vivid, white balance: +1 warm, target color space: DCI-P3)
Grayscales (profile: Vivid, white balance: +1 warm, target color space: DCI-P3)
Colors (profile: Vivid, white balance: +1 warm, target color space: DCI-P3)
Colors (profile: Vivid, white balance: +1 warm, target color space: DCI-P3)
Color space (profile: Vivid, white balance: +1 warm, target color space: DCI-P3)
Color space (profile: Vivid, white balance: +1 warm, target color space: DCI-P3)
Saturation (profile: Vivid, white balance: +1 warm, target color space: DCI-P3)
Saturation (profile: Vivid, white balance: +1 warm, target color space: DCI-P3)

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
2.4 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 1.2 ms rise
↘ 1.2 ms fall
The screen shows very fast response rates in our tests and should be very well suited for fast-paced gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 2 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (23.3 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
10.4 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 5.2 ms rise
↘ 5.2 ms fall
The screen shows good response rates in our tests, but may be too slow for competitive gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.692 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 14 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (36.8 ms).

The Galaxy S21 FE makes a very good impression outdoors, and it should also have plenty of brightness in reserve for sunnier days. Furthermore, the panel reflections are quite low, and the ambient light sensor adjusts quickly to the respective situation.

As expected, the viewing-angle stability of the OLED panel is very good, and it doesn't show any color inversions at flat viewing angles, although there's a slight brightness drop. In addition, the image is covered by a thin veil, where a subtle greenish tint is noticeable.

Viewing-angle stability of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Viewing-angle stability of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G

Performance - Snapdragon 888 for the Fan Edition

The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G isn't equipped with the Exynos 2100, but with Qualcomm's strongest SoC from 2021, the Snapdragon 888. Our review sample comes with 6 GB of RAM, while the more powerful version even has eight.

The CPU performance is on the expected level in single-core operation, but it's slightly slower on all cores than other smartphones with the same SoC. The S21 FE performs surprisingly weak in the GFXBench offscreen benchmarks, although this doesn't translate to 3DMark. It even performs really well in the system benchmarks, which also coincides with our subjective impression of a smooth system.

Geekbench 5.3
64 Bit Single-Core Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
1092 Points ∼97%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
976 Points ∼87% -11%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
1041 Points ∼93% -5%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
1124 Points ∼100% +3%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
1003 Points ∼89% -8%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
1046 Points ∼93% -4%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (976 - 1198, n=27)
1118 Points ∼99% +2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (58 - 1755, n=255, last 2 years)
671 Points ∼60% -39%
64 Bit Multi-Core Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
3204 Points ∼72%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
3598 Points ∼81% +12%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
2805 Points ∼63% -12%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
3502 Points ∼79% +9%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
3228 Points ∼72% +1%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
4455 Points ∼100% +39%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (3204 - 3810, n=27)
3571 Points ∼80% +11%
Average of class Smartphone
  (248 - 4914, n=255, last 2 years)
2195 Points ∼49% -31%
Vulkan Score 5.3 (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
4407 Points ∼57%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
4367 Points ∼57% -1%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
7701 Points ∼100% +75%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
5879 Points ∼76% +33%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
6524 Points ∼85% +48%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
4324 Points ∼56% -2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (3894 - 6176, n=26)
4711 Points ∼61% +7%
Average of class Smartphone
  (72 - 8702, n=198, last 2 years)
2597 Points ∼34% -41%
OpenCL Score 5.3 (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
4748 Points ∼64%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
4786 Points ∼64% +1%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
Points ∼0% -100%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
4717 Points ∼63% -1%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
7433 Points ∼100% +57%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
3674 Points ∼49% -23%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (3100 - 4786, n=26)
4617 Points ∼62% -3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (255 - 9069, n=199, last 2 years)
2566 Points ∼35% -46%
PCMark for Android - Work 3.0 (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
14107 Points ∼93%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
13865 Points ∼91% -2%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
10409 Points ∼68% -26%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
15201 Points ∼100% +8%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
10896 Points ∼72% -23%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (11435 - 17085, n=21)
14307 Points ∼94% +1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (4436 - 18567, n=146, last 2 years)
10218 Points ∼67% -28%
3DMark
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
9787 Points ∼88%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
8065 Points ∼72% -18%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
7344 Points ∼66% -25%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
11168 Points ∼100% +14%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
7933 Points ∼71% -19%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (8065 - 11534, n=20)
10135 Points ∼91% +4%
Average of class Smartphone
  (149 - 13121, n=225, last 2 years)
4949 Points ∼44% -49%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Graphics (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
15358 Points ∼93%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
15764 Points ∼96% +3%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
11005 Points ∼67% -28%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
16428 Points ∼100% +7%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
9889 Points ∼60% -36%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (10491 - 17179, n=20)
15130 Points ∼92% -1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (122 - 31940, n=225, last 2 years)
6918 Points ∼42% -55%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
4312 Points ∼82%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
2975 Points ∼56% -31%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
3393 Points ∼64% -21%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
5266 Points ∼100% +22%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
4688 Points ∼89% +9%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (2975 - 5434, n=20)
4760 Points ∼90% +10%
Average of class Smartphone
  (651 - 6394, n=223, last 2 years)
3245 Points ∼62% -25%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
8366 Points ∼96%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
7176 Points ∼82% -14%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
6606 Points ∼76% -21%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
8744 Points ∼100% +5%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
6717 Points ∼77% -20%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (6110 - 9839, n=21)
8532 Points ∼98% +2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (91 - 11528, n=233, last 2 years)
4017 Points ∼46% -52%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
11309 Points ∼96%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
11753 Points ∼100% +4%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
8605 Points ∼73% -24%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
11274 Points ∼96% 0%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
7680 Points ∼65% -32%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (7930 - 12914, n=21)
11629 Points ∼99% +3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (73 - 19364, n=233, last 2 years)
5005 Points ∼43% -56%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
4378 Points ∼89%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
3065 Points ∼63% -30%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
3643 Points ∼74% -17%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
4897 Points ∼100% +12%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
4668 Points ∼95% +7%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (2579 - 5366, n=21)
4511 Points ∼92% +3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (635 - 5793, n=233, last 2 years)
3241 Points ∼66% -26%
Wild Life Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
5683 Points ∼82%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
5805 Points ∼83% +2%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
6954 Points ∼100% +22%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
5778 Points ∼83% +2%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
5815 Points ∼84% +2%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
4234 Points ∼61% -25%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (3958 - 5942, n=26)
5674 Points ∼82% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (216 - 10062, n=183, last 2 years)
3197 Points ∼46% -44%
Wild Life Unlimited Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
5872 Points ∼83%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
5803 Points ∼82% -1%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
7064 Points ∼100% +20%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
5761 Points ∼82% -2%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
5966 Points ∼84% +2%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
4230 Points ∼60% -28%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (3959 - 5925, n=26)
5617 Points ∼80% -4%
Average of class Smartphone
  (174 - 11700, n=184, last 2 years)
3390 Points ∼48% -42%
Wild Life Extreme (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
1500 Points ∼73%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
1537 Points ∼74% +2%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
2067 Points ∼100% +38%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
1524 Points ∼74% +2%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
1243 Points ∼60% -17%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (1236 - 1602, n=21)
1516 Points ∼73% +1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (22 - 3080, n=139, last 2 years)
994 Points ∼48% -34%
Wild Life Extreme Unlimited (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
974 Points ∼53%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
1483 Points ∼81% +52%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
1823 Points ∼100% +87%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
1503 Points ∼82% +54%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
1223 Points ∼67% +26%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (974 - 1564, n=21)
1421 Points ∼78% +46%
Average of class Smartphone
  (101 - 2864, n=135, last 2 years)
977 Points ∼54% 0%
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex Onscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
119 fps ∼98%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
121 fps ∼100% +2%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
90 fps ∼74% -24%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
91 fps ∼75% -24%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
110 fps ∼91% -8%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
120 fps ∼99% +1%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (60 - 143, n=20)
102.5 fps ∼85% -14%
Average of class Smartphone
  (9.5 - 143, n=196, last 2 years)
69.2 fps ∼57% -42%
1920x1080 T-Rex Offscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
178 fps ∼68%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
262 fps ∼100% +47%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
144 fps ∼55% -19%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
243 fps ∼93% +37%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
137 fps ∼52% -23%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
231 fps ∼88% +30%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (173 - 294, n=20)
247 fps ∼94% +39%
Average of class Smartphone
  (6 - 439, n=196, last 2 years)
139.7 fps ∼53% -22%
GFXBench 3.0
on screen Manhattan Onscreen OGL (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
103 fps ∼85%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
121 fps ∼100% +17%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
79 fps ∼65% -23%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
91 fps ∼75% -12%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
119 fps ∼98% +16%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
113 fps ∼93% +10%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (55 - 121, n=20)
93.9 fps ∼78% -9%
Average of class Smartphone
  (4.5 - 121, n=195, last 2 years)
56.2 fps ∼46% -45%
1920x1080 1080p Manhattan Offscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
109 fps ∼76%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
130 fps ∼90% +19%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
90 fps ∼63% -17%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
144 fps ∼100% +32%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
143 fps ∼99% +31%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
136 fps ∼94% +25%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (101 - 180, n=20)
141.7 fps ∼98% +30%
Average of class Smartphone
  (2.4 - 251, n=196, last 2 years)
80 fps ∼56% -27%
GFXBench 3.1
on screen Manhattan ES 3.1 Onscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
73 fps ∼69%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
101 fps ∼95% +38%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
57 fps ∼54% -22%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
83 fps ∼78% +14%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
106 fps ∼100% +45%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
95 fps ∼90% +30%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (36 - 105, n=20)
71.5 fps ∼67% -2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (3.1 - 121, n=195, last 2 years)
43.7 fps ∼41% -40%
1920x1080 Manhattan ES 3.1 Offscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
75 fps ∼69%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
109 fps ∼100% +45%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
60 fps ∼55% -20%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
103 fps ∼94% +37%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
83 fps ∼76% +11%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
84 fps ∼77% +12%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (69 - 126, n=20)
98.9 fps ∼91% +32%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.4 - 169, n=196, last 2 years)
54.1 fps ∼50% -28%
GFXBench
on screen Car Chase Onscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
42 fps ∼72%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
55 fps ∼95% +31%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
36 fps ∼62% -14%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
51 fps ∼88% +21%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
58 fps ∼100% +38%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
50 fps ∼86% +19%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (26 - 61, n=20)
47.2 fps ∼81% +12%
Average of class Smartphone
  (3.3 - 81, n=195, last 2 years)
27.5 fps ∼47% -35%
1920x1080 Car Chase Offscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
45 fps ∼69%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
65 fps ∼100% +44%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
40 fps ∼62% -11%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
62 fps ∼95% +38%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
42 fps ∼65% -7%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
58 fps ∼89% +29%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (42 - 74, n=20)
60.6 fps ∼93% +35%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.8 - 97, n=195, last 2 years)
32.8 fps ∼50% -27%
on screen Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
51 fps ∼81%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
63 fps ∼100% +24%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
47 fps ∼75% -8%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
58 fps ∼92% +14%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
46 fps ∼73% -10%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
52 fps ∼83% +2%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (32 - 73, n=26)
55.7 fps ∼88% +9%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.5 - 98, n=251, last 2 years)
28.7 fps ∼46% -44%
1920x1080 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
54 fps ∼76%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
71 fps ∼100% +31%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
49 fps ∼69% -9%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
71 fps ∼100% +31%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
49 fps ∼69% -9%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
59 fps ∼83% +9%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (46 - 87, n=27)
70.4 fps ∼99% +30%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.9 - 123, n=252, last 2 years)
34 fps ∼48% -37%
on screen Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
42 fps ∼93%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
42 fps ∼93% 0%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
40 fps ∼89% -5%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
37 fps ∼82% -12%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
45 fps ∼100% +7%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
33 fps ∼73% -21%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (25 - 51, n=26)
38.5 fps ∼86% -8%
Average of class Smartphone
  (2.1 - 69, n=252, last 2 years)
19.8 fps ∼44% -53%
2560x1440 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
25 fps ∼91%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
27 fps ∼98% +8%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
23 fps ∼84% -8%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
27 fps ∼98% +8%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
25 fps ∼91% 0%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
22 fps ∼80% -12%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (19 - 32, n=26)
27.5 fps ∼100% +10%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.7 - 47, n=252, last 2 years)
13 fps ∼47% -48%
Antutu v9 - Total Score (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
743221 Points ∼95%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
641033 Points ∼82% -14%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
702981 Points ∼90% -5%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
782871 Points ∼100% +5%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
716502 Points ∼92% -4%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (636471 - 824694, n=17)
767997 Points ∼98% +3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (111952 - 1041980, n=111, last 2 years)
555932 Points ∼71% -25%
CrossMark - Overall (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
871 Points ∼93%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
818 Points ∼88% -6%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
849 Points ∼91% -3%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
844 Points ∼90% -3%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (818 - 1042, n=8)
934 Points ∼100% +7%
Average of class Smartphone
  (226 - 1169, n=50, last 2 years)
747 Points ∼80% -14%
AImark - Score v2.x (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
Points ∼0%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
257549 Points ∼100%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
5723 Points ∼2%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
228879 Points ∼89%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
117345 Points ∼46%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (171404 - 264766, n=15)
243759 Points ∼95%
Average of class Smartphone
  (4293 - 286905, n=131, last 2 years)
59805 Points ∼23%
BaseMark OS II
Overall (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
5839 Points ∼88%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
6201 Points ∼93% +6%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
6287 Points ∼95% +8%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
6648 Points ∼100% +14%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
6030 Points ∼91% +3%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
6245 Points ∼94% +7%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (5839 - 6985, n=20)
6495 Points ∼98% +11%
Average of class Smartphone
  (895 - 8124, n=169, last 2 years)
4247 Points ∼64% -27%
System (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
9119 Points ∼82%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
10254 Points ∼92% +12%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
9085 Points ∼82% 0%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
11131 Points ∼100% +22%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
10530 Points ∼95% +15%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
9758 Points ∼88% +7%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (9119 - 11774, n=20)
10766 Points ∼97% +18%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1542 - 19657, n=169, last 2 years)
7529 Points ∼68% -17%
Memory (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
6248 Points ∼80%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
6584 Points ∼84% +5%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
6071 Points ∼78% -3%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
7822 Points ∼100% +25%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
5924 Points ∼76% -5%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
7785 Points ∼100% +25%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (5352 - 9044, n=20)
7316 Points ∼94% +17%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1012 - 9044, n=169, last 2 years)
4862 Points ∼62% -22%
Graphics (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
13588 Points ∼89%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
13354 Points ∼87% -2%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
15303 Points ∼100% +13%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
13965 Points ∼91% +3%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
14636 Points ∼96% +8%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
11754 Points ∼77% -13%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (9399 - 15739, n=20)
13676 Points ∼89% +1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (478 - 25642, n=169, last 2 years)
7382 Points ∼48% -46%
Web (sort by value)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 6144
1501 Points ∼81%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
1658 Points ∼90% +10%
Google Pixel 6
Google Tensor, Mali-G78 MP20, 8192
1851 Points ∼100% +23%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G, Adreno 660, 8192
1607 Points ∼87% +7%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Exynos 2100 5G, Mali-G78 MP14, 8192
1448 Points ∼78% -4%
Vivo X60 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G, Adreno 650, 12288
1678 Points ∼91% +12%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G
  (1434 - 1983, n=20)
1683 Points ∼91% +12%
Average of class Smartphone
  (718 - 2392, n=169, last 2 years)
1388 Points ∼75% -8%

The Galaxy S21 FE 5G often performs below expectations in the browser benchmarks. Only WebXPRT comes close to the expected result. However, the browser runs very smoothly in everyday use, without us becoming aware of any performance issues.

Jetstream 2 - Total Score
Xiaomi 11T Pro (MS Edge)
116.3 Points ∼100% +82%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (61.3 - 125.1, n=13)
96.1 Points ∼83% +50%
Google Pixel 6 (Chrome 96)
90.1 Points ∼77% +41%
Samsung Galaxy S21 (Chrome 88.0.4324.152)
65.1 Points ∼56% +2%
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Chrome 96)
63.9 Points ∼55%
Average of class Smartphone (12.4 - 182.6, n=169, last 2 years)
62.3 Points ∼54% -3%
Vivo X60 Pro (Chrome91)
60.7 Points ∼52% -5%
JetStream 1.1 - Total Score
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (Chrome 92)
210.1 Points ∼100% +173%
Xiaomi 11T Pro (Chrome96)
203.6 Points ∼97% +164%
Google Pixel 6 (Chrome 96)
180.4 Points ∼86% +134%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (77 - 223, n=19)
168.8 Points ∼80% +119%
Average of class Smartphone (10.8 - 414, n=169, last 2 years)
114.8 Points ∼55% +49%
Vivo X60 Pro (Chrome91)
105.1 Points ∼50% +36%
Samsung Galaxy S21 (Chrome 88.0.4324.152)
98.8 Points ∼47% +28%
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Chrome 96)
77 Points ∼37%
Speedometer 2.0 - Result
Google Pixel 6 (Chrome 96)
104 runs/min ∼100% +122%
Xiaomi 11T Pro (MS Edge)
85.4 runs/min ∼82% +82%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (46.9 - 121, n=12)
84.1 runs/min ∼81% +79%
Samsung Galaxy S21 (Chrome 88.0.4324.152)
74.1 runs/min ∼71% +58%
Average of class Smartphone (9 - 244, n=155, last 2 years)
61 runs/min ∼59% +30%
Vivo X60 Pro (Chrome91)
51.4 runs/min ∼49% +10%
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Chrome 96)
46.92 runs/min ∼45%
WebXPRT 3 - ---
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (Chrome 92)
159 Points ∼100% +17%
Xiaomi 11T Pro (MS Edge)
147 Points ∼92% +8%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (103 - 182, n=18)
143.1 Points ∼90% +5%
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Chrome 96)
136 Points ∼86%
Samsung Galaxy S21 (Chrome 88.0.4324.152)
114 Points ∼72% -16%
Google Pixel 6 (Chrome 96)
110 Points ∼69% -19%
Vivo X60 Pro (Chrome91)
99 Points ∼62% -27%
Average of class Smartphone (20 - 265, n=178, last 2 years)
92.2 Points ∼58% -32%
Octane V2 - Total Score
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (Chrome 92)
46075 Points ∼100% +48%
Google Pixel 6 (Chrome 96)
43376 Points ∼94% +40%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (23491 - 47543, n=20)
35591 Points ∼77% +15%
Xiaomi 11T Pro (MS Edge)
34006 Points ∼74% +9%
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Chrome 96)
31070 Points ∼67%
Samsung Galaxy S21 (Chrome 88.0.4324.152)
25656 Points ∼56% -17%
Average of class Smartphone (3526 - 65969, n=183, last 2 years)
23311 Points ∼51% -25%
Vivo X60 Pro (Chrome91)
20543 Points ∼45% -34%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
Average of class Smartphone (414 - 15230, n=183, last 2 years)
3178 ms * ∼100% -124%
Samsung Galaxy S21 (Chrome 88.0.4324.152)
1810 ms * ∼57% -28%
Vivo X60 Pro (Chrome91)
1734 ms * ∼55% -22%
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Chrome 96)
1417 ms * ∼45%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (891 - 1841, n=20)
1319 ms * ∼42% +7%
Xiaomi 11T Pro (MS Edge)
1232 ms * ∼39% +13%
Google Pixel 6 (Chrome 96)
1034 ms * ∼33% +27%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (Chrome 92)
940 ms * ∼30% +34%

* ... smaller is better

The UFS 3.1 storage is within the expected range, and it offers a high performance, even if it's not among the top players in its field.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5GXiaomi 11T ProGoogle Pixel 6Asus Zenfone 8 FlipVivo X60 ProAverage 128 GB UFS 3.1 FlashAverage of class Smartphone
AndroBench 3-5
1%
-34%
16%
18%
1%
-34%
Sequential Read 256KB
1639
1787
9%
1546
-6%
1798
10%
1757
7%
1572 ?(1030 - 1898, n=35)
-4%
929 ?(45.6 - 2037, n=248, last 2 years)
-43%
Sequential Write 256KB
760
787
4%
233.4
-69%
797
5%
791
4%
759 ?(233 - 1095, n=35)
0%
472 ?(11.9 - 1485, n=248, last 2 years)
-38%
Random Read 4KB
245.1
231.6
-6%
126.2
-49%
288.4
18%
298.5
22%
234 ?(126.2 - 322, n=35)
-5%
166.5 ?(13.5 - 345, n=248, last 2 years)
-32%
Random Write 4KB
211.2
207.2
-2%
190.3
-10%
277.7
31%
288.5
37%
235 ?(121.4 - 323, n=35)
11%
159.7 ?(56.5 - 458, n=249, last 2 years)
-24%

Games - Wild Rift at up to 120 FPS

The Adreno 660 in the Galaxy S21 FE 5G offers a very strong gaming performance without having to compromise on frame rates or detail levels. As a result, the Samsung smartphone is one of the few that can run the popular title League of Legends: Wild Rift at 120 FPS. Our tests with GameBench showed drops down to 90 FPS, but this doesn't affect the gaming experience. Smooth gaming is possible in all settings of the hardware-hungry PUBG Mobile.

League of Legends: Wild Rift
League of Legends: Wild Rift
PUBG Mobile
PUBG Mobile
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; League of Legends: Wild Rift; High Definition; 3.0.0.5295: Ø116.3 (91-121)
; League of Legends: Wild Rift; max; 3.0.0.5295: Ø60 (59-61)
; PUBG Mobile; HD; 1.8.0: Ø59.4 (52-61)
; PUBG Mobile; Ultra HD; 1.8.0: Ø39.9 (37-41)

Emissions - Cool on the outside, hot on the inside

Temperature

GFXBench battery test: Manhattan (OpenGL ES 3.1)
Manhattan
GFXBench battery test: T-Rex (OpenGL ES 2.0)
T-Rex

The surface temperatures of the Samsung phone remain within a pleasant range at all times. While it only partially scratches the 30 °C mark in idle usage (~86 °F), it doesn't even get lukewarm under continuous load.

The situation is different on the inside. While the older GFXBench battery test, in which the respective scenario is executed 30 times in a row and both the battery status and the frame rates are logged, still runs stably, the S21 FE plummets by up to 35% quite early in the demanding Manhattan test. The performance losses are even higher in 3DMark.

Max. Load
 34.3 °C
94 F
34.5 °C
94 F
35.4 °C
96 F
 
 34.5 °C
94 F
34.6 °C
94 F
34.8 °C
95 F
 
 34.5 °C
94 F
34.1 °C
93 F
33.3 °C
92 F
 
Maximum: 35.4 °C = 96 F
Average: 34.4 °C = 94 F
32.7 °C
91 F
34.1 °C
93 F
34.6 °C
94 F
31.7 °C
89 F
33.7 °C
93 F
35.3 °C
96 F
31.6 °C
89 F
32.4 °C
90 F
33.9 °C
93 F
Maximum: 35.3 °C = 96 F
Average: 33.3 °C = 92 F
Room Temperature 21.8 °C = 71 F | Fluke t3000FC (calibrated) & Voltcraft IR-260
(±) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 34.4 °C / 94 F, compared to the average of 32.8 °C / 91 F for the devices in the class Smartphone.
(+) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 35.4 °C / 96 F, compared to the average of 35.1 °C / 95 F, ranging from 22 to 52.9 °C for the class Smartphone.
(+) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 35.3 °C / 96 F, compared to the average of 33.8 °C / 93 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 29.5 °C / 85 F, compared to the device average of 32.8 °C / 91 F.

3DMark Wild Life Stress Test

3DMark
Wild Life Stress Test Stability
Vivo X60 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
99.3 (4215min) % ∼100% +69%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
94.4 (33.3min) % ∼95% +61%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
85.5 (4880min) % ∼86% +46%
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
58.6 (20min) % ∼59%
Samsung Galaxy S21
Mali-G78 MP14, Exynos 2100 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
56.5 (3290min) % ∼57% -4%
Google Pixel 6
Mali-G78 MP20, Tensor, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
53.1 (22.2min) % ∼53% -9%
Wild Life Extreme Stress Test
Vivo X60 Pro
Adreno 650, SD 870, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
99.6 (1230min) % ∼100% +78%
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
91.2 (1363min) % ∼92% +63%
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
90.5 (8.3min) % ∼91% +61%
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G
Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
56.1 (5.09min) % ∼56%
Google Pixel 6
Mali-G78 MP20, Tensor, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash
54.9 (7.06min) % ∼55% -2%
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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.0.7.2: Ø5.44 (5.09-9.07)
Google Pixel 6 Mali-G78 MP20, Tensor, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.0.5.1: Ø8.78 (7.06-12.9)
Xiaomi 11T Pro Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Extreme Stress Test; 1.0.5.1: Ø8.58 (8.3-9.17)
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability: Ø22.6 (20-34.1)
Google Pixel 6 Mali-G78 MP20, Tensor, 128 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability: Ø27.5 (22.2-41.9)
Xiaomi 11T Pro Adreno 660, SD 888 5G, 256 GB UFS 3.1 Flash; Wild Life Stress Test Stability; 0.0.0.0: Ø34.3 (33.3-35.2)

Speakers

The two speakers in the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G aren't among the best, and they don't have as much volume as those of a Galaxy S21 Ultra, but they're still compelling with a good playback quality in the medium volume range in particular, but they tend to distort at high volume levels and sound quite flat in that case.

Sound output via the USB-C port or wirelessly via Bluetooth is better. Samsung only has a limited codec selection (SBC, AAC, aptX, and LDAC) for the Fan Edition as well, but it allows controlling two Bluetooth receivers simultaneously.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2035.229.52521.723.93118.623.74021.727.7503232.36325.728.18027.428.610024.328.912516.334.616018.947.120017.55125012.354.331515.759.940011.660.850011.863.863012.463.980011.669100012.573.9125013.177.7160012.578.5200013.177.4250012.878315012.880.3400012.978.9500013.376630013.477.9800013.774.21000013.771.81250014.464.21600013.756.2SPL25.288.9N0.774.2median 13.1median 69Delta1.51131.836.12429.516.124.827.628.532.331.123.423.722282236.52140.917.948.813.348.815.253.213.257.311.560.512.267.912.369.413.37214.577.512.275.811.277.211.777.812.177.512.777.513.67813.176.913.678.513.175.513.673.913.666.613.561.82588.40.675.8median 13.3median 721.210.2hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseSamsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G