Recently, popular Twitter tipster Jon Prosser revealed that the pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S22 series, which will likely consist of the Samsung Galaxy S22, S22 Plus and S22 Ultra will start on February 8, with a release date set for February 18.
Now, he has taken to the social media site to reveal that while Samsung was working on investigating his recent S22 leak, he has some information in relation to the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE.
He mentions that there is an Unpacked event set for January 4, which will see the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE or Fan Edition, with no pre-order period in place and a release date of January 11, 2022.
When is the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE Launching?
This device, which will be the low-cost variant of the Samsung Galaxy S21 will come with a plastic back with either an Exynos 2100 SoC or the Snapdragon 888 SoC varying from one region to the other.
For those curious, both of these chips are 5nm chips. The device will sport an AMOLED panel with a 6.4-inch FHD+ display with support for 120Hz refresh rate support.
The device will supposedly come with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, with a 4,370 mAh battery to power the device, with support for 25W charging.
Prosser further reveals that the Unpacked Event for the S22 series, set for February 8 will take place on February 8, 10 am ET, with pre-orders beginning on the same day.
Is the Company Working on Preventing Further Leaks?
In other Samsung news, every year we know more and more about Samsung products that have not yet been released. Every year it is more and more difficult for the South Korean giant to keep its plans and developments secret. One of the latest leaks is the appearance on the network of photos of the Galaxy S22 Ultra.
The pictures confirmed the presence of a built-in stylus and an unusual design of the main camera. Naturally, the leak of Galaxy S22 Ultra photos did not go unnoticed by the company itself.
According to the authoritative insider Ice Universe, Samsung may undergo personnel purges. The company has launched an internal investigation to find the culprit in leaking information to a famous blogger and wants to punish him.
The International Data Corporation (IDC) has released statistics on the global smartphone market in the third quarter of this year. Shipments of smartphone devices have declined.
Also, between July and September inclusive, 331.2 million smartphones were sold globally. For comparison: a year earlier shipments were equal to 354.9 million units.