Much anticipated Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has been suspended

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Last year, the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE was launched into the global market and the reception for it was a success for Samsung. As a result, when Samsung announced that they will be releasing Samsung Galaxy S21 FE this year, lots of Samsung users and tech enthusiasts had been awaiting the release of this much anticipated smartphone.

But from reports published today by certain tipsters from Twitter, the launch of the anticipated smartphone might not happen this year anymore. Production process for Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has been suspended till the end of the year.

The first tipster to reveal this news is a twitter account with the handle @chunvn888. This tipster posted earlier today that, the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE had been suspended for a month. He also added that the device will not arrive before September and if the circumstances surrounding the phone’s production gets worse, it might be cancelled entirely. Chun further stated that, the high cost of production, chipset and battery were some of the reasons the phone’s production was suspended.

Another twitter user with username Ice Universe, further explained the situation. This account is well known for leaking news related to Samsung. And concerning this news of Galaxy S21 FE suspension, he said that, it’s not because the batteries for the phone are not enough in supply. But that, the available phone parts do not meet up to the standard that Samsung has set for Samsung Galaxy S21 FE.

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Samsung tipster, Ice Universe’s tweet thread

Lots of fans have expressed their shock at this news. Because this phone has been in the news a lot from listings to leaks from tipsters to specification speculations. Worse still, it might not be released this year at all.

Stephen Ekpa
Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones. When Steve is not writing tech, then he is reading tech.