Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has a big problem – but the Galaxy S22 could fix it

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The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE has a problem – its price. Despite this budget alternative to the Galaxy S21 launching for a lower price than its 11-month-old sibling did, due to the devaluation of tech over time, the older and more powerful handset is now the cheaper one.

Galaxy prices

S21 FE start price: $699 / £699 / AU$999
S21 start price: $799 / £769 / AU$1,249
S20 FE start price: $699 / £699 / AU$1,149
S20 start price: $999 / £899 / AU$1,499

As a result, after debuting at CES 2022, tech journalists’ responses to the Galaxy S21 FE have been lukewarm; in our review, we said “at its launch price, it’ …