Are Samsung Galaxy S21 FE, OnePlus 9RT the Best Value Flagships Right Now?
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE and OnePlus 9RT are two hotly-anticipated smartphones that debuted in India this week. While the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has been launched because the successor to final yr’s Galaxy S20 FE 5G, the OnePlus 9RT has come as an improve to the OnePlus 9R that the Chinese firm launched within the nation to ship an inexpensive but flagship-like expertise. Despite being positioned in another way by their makers, each new telephones have some main similarities that make them comparable. So, are they one of the best worth flagship telephone you should purchase at present?
We focus on this and extra on this week’s episode of Gadgets 360 podcast Orbital. Host Akhil Arora speaks with Deputy Reviews Editor Roydon Cerejo and Senior Reviewer Sheldon Pinto to speak concerning the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE and OnePlus 9RT. Roydon has overview models of each fashions for testing, whereas Sheldon reviewed the predecessor of the Galaxy S21 FE — the Galaxy S20 FE 5G final yr.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE value in India starts at Rs. 54,999 for the 128GB storage variant. The telephone additionally presents a 256GB mannequin that’s priced at Rs. 58,999. Samsung is at present working a cashback provide below which clients utilizing an HDFC Bank card can get a Rs. 5,000 low cost on the Galaxy S21 FE value — no matter the variant they choose. It successfully brings the telephone to as little as Rs. 49,999.
In distinction, the OnePlus 9RT has debuted at Rs. 42,999 for the bottom 8GB + 128GB mannequin and Rs. 46,999 for the 12GB + 256GB choice.
Specifications-wise, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE shouldn’t be a big improve over the Galaxy S20 FE 5G. The telephone comes with a 6.4-inch full-HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display with a 120Hz refresh price and is powered by an octa-core Exynos 2100 SoC, together with 8GB of RAM as commonplace. It carries a triple rear digicam setup that has a 12-megapixel main sensor with an f/1.Eight wide-angle lens, together with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide shooter and an 8-megapixel telephoto shooter.
Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G First Impressions: Riding the Wave
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE packs a 4,500mAh battery that helps 25W Super-Fast wired quick charging and 15W wi-fi quick charging. There can be reverse wi-fi charging help. Furthermore, the telephone has an IP68-certified dust- and waterproof construct.
All this sounds related in the event you take a look at the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G. Last yr’s telephone, in truth, had the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC that virtually delivers efficiency at par with the newest Exynos chip. That mannequin additionally got here with a barely greater 6.5-inch AMOLED show.
In the case of the OnePlus 9RT, the smartphone has a few most notable upgrades over the OnePlus 9R. It comes with the Snapdragon 888 SoC that’s an uplift over the Snapdragon 870 chip accessible on the final yr mannequin. The new chip can be the one that’s powering the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro.
The OnePlus 9RT additionally has an upgraded main sensor in its triple digicam setup compared with the OnePlus 9R. It is basically the 50-megapixel sensor that was accessible because the secondary digicam on the OnePlus 9 Pro.
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It is value noting right here that the OnePlus 9RT has arrived in India simply days after the corporate launched the OnePlus 10 Pro as its subsequent flagship in China. The new mannequin can be expected to debut in India within the close to future.
Similarly, Samsung is at present busy preparing the launch of the Galaxy S22 collection as its new top-end providing. It would come to India shortly after the worldwide debut.
We focus on whether or not the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE and OnePlus 9RT are well worth the value they’re accessible at. We additionally contact upon the truth that for the reason that Galaxy S20 FE 5G and OnePlus 9R are nonetheless accessible available in the market, are these higher over the brand new fashions? You can catch this all by hitting the play button from the Spotify participant embedded above.
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