New Samsung Mobile Phones Launched in 2021: Galaxy S20 FE 5G, Galaxy F62, Galaxy A52 and More

The new Samsung mobile phones list brings flagships, solid mid-rangers and reliable budget devices alike, all within the first three months of 2021.

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The list of new Samsung mobile phones has seen a number of updates in the three months of 2021. After starting the year in typical fashion with its flagship phone launch, there were a number of new Samsung mobile phones launched across various price bands. While some focused on battery life and offering durability above all, others came in with fancy camera setups and a robust overall offering in terms of specifications. Hence, if you’re in the market for a new smartphone to buy, you may want to consider one of the new Samsung mobile phones that have been launched in 2021. We take you through each of them.

List of New Samsung Mobile Phones Launched in 2021

  1. Samsung Galaxy M42 5G
  2. Samsung Galaxy F12
  3. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Snapdragon 865 Edition
  4. Samsung Galaxy Quantum 2
  5. Samsung Galaxy S21
  6. Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
  7. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
  8. Samsung Galaxy M02
  9. Samsung Galaxy F62
  10. Samsung Galaxy A12
  11. Samsung Galaxy A32
  12. Samsung Galaxy M12
  13. Samsung Galaxy A52
  14. Samsung Galaxy A72
  15. Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
  16. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G

Galaxy M42 5G

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G is the first 5G smartphone from the company in India under Rs 25,000 price segment. The handset comes loaded with a 6.6-inch Super AMOLED display with a HD+ resolution, which is a shame. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor along with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. In terms of optics, it packs a quad-camera setup with 48MP primary lens, 8MP ultra-wide sensor, 5MP depth and 5Mp macro camera units. For selfies, it comes with a 20MP shooter. The phone features a 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support.

Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy M42 5G India price starts at Rs 21,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. The 8GB RAM option comes with a price tag of Rs 23,999.

Availability

The smartphone is available for purchase from Amazon and Samsung’s online store.

Samsung Galaxy M42 5G: Pros & Cons

ProsCons
Long-lasting battery backupOnly HD+ Display
Sleek designCamera could have been better
Decent performanceBloatware

Samsung Galaxy F12

Samsung Galaxy F12

The Samsung Galaxy F12 offers a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a 90Hz screen refresh rate. The phone comes loaded with a Exynos 850 processor along with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It packs a quad-camera setup with a combination of 48MP primary lens, 8MP ultra-wide sensor, 2MP depth and 2MP macro lens. For selfies, there is an 8MP shooter. The device packs a 6,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support.

Price in India

Samsung Galaxy F12 comes with a price tag of Rs 10,999 for 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option. The 4GB RAM + 128GB storage option comes with a price tag of Rs 11,999.

Availability

The smartphone is available in three colour options including Sea Green, Sky Blue and Celestial Black colour options. The phone can be purchased from Samsung’s online store and from Amazon.

Samsung Galaxy F12: Pros & Cons

ProsCons
90Hz DisplayHD+ resolution
Sleek DesignBloatware
Good Battery Life

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Snapdragon 865 Edition

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE latest variant comes with a 6.5-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with 120Hz variable refresh rate. The phone packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor along with 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. The Galaxy S20 FE sports a triple-camera setup that consists of a 12-megapixel primary main camera. The 12MP primary sensor is accompanied by a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens and an 8MP telephoto lens that has a 3x optical zoom. For selfies and video-calling, the smartphone features a 32-megapixel camera. It runs on Android 11 and features a 4500mAh battery that supports 25W fast-charging.

Price in India

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Snapdragon 865 Edition is available at a price tag of RM 2,229 in Malaysia, which roughly translates to Rs 41,291.

Availability

The smartphone is currently available for purchase in Malaysia and Vietnam. There is no information when it will be available for the Indian market.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Pros & Cons

ProsCons
120Hz AMOLED displayBattery life could have been better
Flagship Qualcomm chipsetRelatively slow charging

Samsung Galaxy Quantum 2

Galaxy A82 5G

The Samsung Galaxy Quantum 2 is probably one of the most secured phones from the company. The smartphone is available for purchase in the Korean market. However, the company has not confirmed any details regarding the global availability of the Quantum 2.  The essential highlight of the Galaxy Quantum 2 is that it ships with a QNRG chip for security purposes. It offers a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate. It also packs Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ processor and runs on Android 11. The handset features a triple-camera setup with 64MP primary lens, 12MP ultra-wide sensor, and 5MP depth sensor. For the front, there is a 10MP shooter for selfies and video calling. It is loaded with a 4,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging support.

Price in India

The Galaxy Quantum 2 price in Korea is set at 699,600 South Korean Won (KRW) which translates to Rs 46,945.

Availability

The smartphone is available for purchase in the Korean market. However, the company has not confirmed any details regarding the global availability of the Quantum 2.

Samsung Galaxy Quantum 2: Pros & Cons

ProsCons
Best in SecurityBattery could have been better
AMOLED DisplayCompetition offering better fast charging tech

Samsung Galaxy S21

Leading the pack of new Samsung mobile phones is the Samsung Galaxy S21, albeit being the base variant of the series. Given its pricing advantage, buyers looking for a flagship Android experience without spending exorbitantly will certainly look at the Galaxy S21 as an option. The Samsung Galaxy S21 runs on the Exynos 2100 SoC in India, and offers up to 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. It has a triple camera setup with a 64MP telephoto unit, with headlining features such as 8K video recording, Wi-Fi 6, and a 4,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy S21: Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy S21 costs Rs 69,999 for the 128GB variant, and Rs 73,999 for the 256GB variant.

Samsung Galaxy S21: Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S21 can be purchased from Samsung India’s online store, or any online retailer such as Amazon India, Flipkart and others. It can also be purchased offline in any multi-brand electronics outlet that serve as authorised Samsung retailers.

Samsung Galaxy S21: Pros and cons

ProsCons
Compact dimensions for a flagship phoneLacks the wow factor of a flagship phone
Among the best performing Android phones right nowCamera lacks expansive zoom
Good overall camera performanceBattery life isn’t great

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus

Samsung Galaxy A82 5G
Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus

One of the most balanced smartphones in the new Samsung mobile phones list, the Galaxy S21 Plus differs from the lower variant by offering a bigger display (6.8-inch instead of 6.2-inch) and a bigger battery pack (4,800mAh instead of 4,000mAh).

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus: Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus costs Rs 81,999 for the 128GB variant, and Rs 85,999 for the 256GB variant.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus: Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus is also available across all online and offline authorised Samsung retailers, including Amazon India and Flipkart – among others.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus: Pros and cons

ProsCons
One of the best displays in the marketNo difference in camera from Galaxy S21
Good balance of features and priceLacks the adaptive refresh rate feature of S21 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy M02

One of the most affordable smartphones in the new Samsung mobile phones list, the Samsung Galaxy M02 is meant for the first-time smartphone user to get a reliable smartphone experience without breaking the bank. The Galaxy M02, on this note, gets a quad-core MediaTek processor, up to 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, a 13MP dual rear camera, a 5,000mAh battery and a 6.5-inch HD+ display.

Samsung Galaxy M02: Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy M02 costs Rs 7,499 for the 2GB RAM variant, and Rs 7,999 for the 3GB RAM variant.

Samsung Galaxy M02: Availability

The Samsung Galaxy M02 is available on Samsung’s own store, Amazon India, Vijay Sales, Reliance Digital and other Samsung authorised outlets.

Samsung Galaxy M02: Pros and cons

ProsCons
Uncluttered, simplified smartphone experience for first-timersPerformance lags from the onset
Has all necessary features for a beginner user5,000mAh battery doesn’t have even a basic fast charging setup
Plastic body should be fairly durableNo fingerprint unlock

Samsung Galaxy F62

The Samsung Galaxy F62 is one of the trickier units to classify in the new Samsung mobile phones list. It offers a flagship grade processor that is two years old, which is both good and bad. It also gets a 6.7-inch full HD display, a 64MP quad rear camera and a 7,000mAh battery, hence packing a pretty solid punch.

Samsung Galaxy F62: Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy F62 costs Rs 23,999 for the 6GB RAM variant, and Rs 25,999 for the 8GB RAM variant.

Samsung Galaxy F62: Availability

The Galaxy F62 is available in India on Flipkart, Samsung’s own store and other multi-brand outlets such as Reliance Digital.

Samsung Galaxy F62: Pros and cons

ProsCons
Older generation processor is still snappyMay not get updates for too long
Battery life is super impressiveFully charging it takes a while
A reliable overall deviceRather bulky to hold

Samsung Galaxy A12

Samsung Galaxy A12

The Samsung Galaxy A12 is a budget smartphone that aims to give basic users the feel of a premium smartphone. One of the most affordable listings in the new Samsung mobile phones list, the Galaxy A12 runs on the MediaTek Helio P35 SoC, and offers features such as a 48MP quad rear camera setup and a 5,000mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy A12: Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy A12 is only available with 4GB RAM in India, and costs Rs 12,999 for the 64GB storage variant and Rs 13,999 for the 128GB storage variant.

Samsung Galaxy A12: Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A12 is available across all offline and online Samsung authorised portals.

Samsung Galaxy A12: Pros and cons

ProsCons
48MP quad camera in budget segmentLower display resolution than competition
Doesn’t compromise on any feature per sePerformance could have been better
Has fast chargingLacks the appeal factor of other OEM devices

Samsung Galaxy A32

Samsung Galaxy A32 launched in India

The Samsung Galaxy A32 is a mid-premium segment offering among the new Samsung mobile phones in India. Its features include a 6.4-inch full HD display, a 64MP quad rear camera setup and a 5,000mAh battery with fast charging support, among others.

Samsung Galaxy A32: Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy A32 costs Rs 21,999 for the sole 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.

Samsung Galaxy A32: Availability

The Galaxy A32 is available across all usual online and offline Samsung retail channels.

Samsung Galaxy A32: Pros and cons

ProsCons
Premium offering with good build qualityDrop notch in front looks basic
64MP quad camera offers decent photosHelio G80 not the best performer in this segment
Flagship-like design languageFast charging not fast enough compared to rivals

Samsung Galaxy M12

The Samsung Galaxy M12 is yet another able budget offering in the new Samsung mobile phones list. Its key appeal lies in the 90Hz refresh rate that it brings to the budget segment, along with features such as a 48MP quad camera setup and a 6,000mAh battery, among others.

Samsung Galaxy M12: Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy M12 costs Rs 10,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant, and Rs 13,499 for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.

Samsung Galaxy M12: Availability

The Samsung Galaxy M12 is available for sale commencing March 17 on Amazon, Samsung’s own online store and other multi-brand offline retailers.

Samsung Galaxy M12: Pros and cons

ProsCons
Android 11 out of the boxDisplay resolution is lacklustre
Quad rear camera in near-budget pricingOlder generation Wi-Fi chip
Massive battery pack for good battery lifeRather heavy at 221 grams

Samsung Galaxy A52

The Samsung Galaxy A52 is yet another interesting smartphone that has been launched by the company. The handset comes loaded with a new design language along with some interesting specifications. These include a 6.5-inch Full HD+ 90Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 720G chipset, up to 8GB of RAM, 64MP quad rear cameras, IP67 rating, and more.

Samsung Galaxy A52: Price in India

The smartphone comes with a price tag of Rs 26,499 for the 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage model. The 8GB RAM + 128GB of storage option is priced

Samsung Galaxy A52: Availability

The Galaxy A52 is available across all usual online and offline Samsung retail channels.

Samsung Galaxy A52: Pros and Cons

ProsCons
Premium DesignChipset could have been better
90Hz AMOLED displayLow Light performance could be better
Stereo SpeakersMany bloatware apps

Samsung Galaxy A72

Samsung Galaxy A72 is the elder sibling of the Galaxy A52 smartphone that offers an almost similar set of specifications. You get a 6.7-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The handset also comes with a 5,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging support along with the same Snapdragon 720G found on the Galaxy A52.

On the back is a quad-camera setup. It has a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide sensor and a 5MP macro camera. The Galaxy A72 comes with an 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom and OIS. It comes with stereo speakers and an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance.

Samsung Galaxy A72: Price in India

The Galaxy A72 India price is set at Rs 34,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. The 8GB + 256GB variant will be available for Rs 37,999 in India.

Samsung Galaxy A72: Availability

The handset is available across all usual online and offline Samsung retail channels.

Samsung Galaxy A72: Pros and Cons

ProsCons
Premium DesignChipset could have been better
90Hz AMOLED displayLow Light performance could be better
Stereo SpeakersMany bloatware apps

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G

The 4G and 5G variants of the Samsung Galaxy A52 pack almost similar hardware. The only difference here is between the display and the chipset. The Samsung Galaxy A52 5G comes with a 120Hz refresh rate, while the 4G variant offers a 90Hz refresh rate. Apart from this, the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G is loaded with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor, which is a 5G chipset.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G: Price in India

The company has not revealed the Indian pricing of the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G smartphone. The handset comes with a starting price of EUR 430. This means that the phone might come with a price tag of around Rs 38,000 when it is launched in India.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G: Availability

There are no details about the availability of the upcoming Samsung smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G: Pros and Cons

ProsCons
120Hz AMOLED displayBloatware
5G chipsetPricing could have been better
Premium design 

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is popular one of the popular smartphone from the company. The brand has also revealed a new 5G variant of this model quite recently. The handset comes with an almost similar set of specifications as seen in the 4G variant, though there is one major difference. The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G is powered by the last year’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, while the 4G variant flaunts an Exynos chipset.

The handset also features a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, 12MP+8MP+12MP rear cameras, 32MP selfie shooter, 4,500mAh battery with 25W fast charging support.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G: Price in India

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G comes with a price tag of Rs 55,999. However, the company is currently offering the device at an introductory price of Rs 47,999 after a Rs 8,000 instant cashback.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G: Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G is available for purchase from Amazon, Samsung.com, Samsung Exclusive stores, and other retail outlets across the country.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G: Pros and Cons

Pros Cons
120Hz Display
Battery life could have been better
Solid performance Slow to charge

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