Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G vs OnePlus 9 5G

Jan 4, 2022

By: Marcia Sekhose


Samsung hasn’t revealed the India pricing of the Galaxy S21 FE but it costs around ₹52,000 in the US. The OnePlus 9 5G starts at ₹49,999 in India.

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The Galaxy S21 FE 5G features a 6.4-inch FHD AMOLED display. The OnePlus 9 5G has a 6.5-inch FHD AMOLED display.

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Refresh rate

On the Galaxy S21 FE 5G you get 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. The OnePlus 9 5G also has a 120Hz refresh rate.

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The Galaxy S21 FE comes in four colour options of Olive, Lavender, White or Graphite. You can get the OnePlus 5G in three colours — Arctic Sky, Astral Black and Winter Mist.

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Both the Galaxy S21 FE 5G and OnePlus 9 5G are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor.

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RAM and storage

The Galaxy S21 FE 5G comes in three variants of 6GB 128GB, 8GB 128GB and 8GB 256GB. The OnePlus 9 5G comes in two variants of 8GB 128GB and 12GB 256GB.

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Rear cameras

There are three rear cameras on the Galaxy S21 FE 5G — 12MP ultra wide, 12MP wide and 8MP telephoto. The OnePlus 9 5G also has triple rear cameras — 48MP, 50MP ultra wide and 2MP monochrome.

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Front camera

For selfies, the Galaxy S21 5G has a 32MP front camera while the OnePlus 9 5 features a 16MP sensor.

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Both the smartphones pack a 4,500mAh battery.

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The Galaxy S21 5G supports 25W wired, and 15W wireless charging. The OnePlus 9 comes with 65W wired and 15W wireless fast charging support.

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