Samsung was reportedly discontinuing the Galaxy FE lineup which meant the end of the popular affordable flagship series. But a new report suggests that is not the case. In fact, Samsung is only shelving plans for the Galaxy S22 FE this year, and will actually bring the Galaxy S23 FE in 2023.
So, what has compelled the company to change its plans and make this decision? The reason for this can be called Happy Problem for Samsung.
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As The Alec reports, Samsung was seeing huge demand for the flagship Galaxy S22 Ultra model, and the ongoing chip shortage has forced the South Korean brand to pull the plug on this year’s Galaxy FE model. The same report also mentions that the Galaxy FE series has not been discontinued, and will be back entirely next year with the Galaxy S23 FE.
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Samsung’s plans were reworked after the unexpected success of the Galaxy S22 Ultra model, which is the first in the Galaxy S series to carry the S-Pen and thus become the successor to the Galaxy Note family.
But since both the Galaxy FE and the S series are powered by the same chipset and the ongoing demand for the Galaxy S22 Ultra meant that it had to settle on the 3 million units allocated for the Galaxy S22 FE and further increase the demand. Had to increase Flagship Ultra device.
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The report also confirms that Samsung will go back to its usual strategy and with 23 million units of the Galaxy S3 FE shipped, the chip shortage problem is slowly improving. It’s good to hear that Samsung is not discontinuing the Galaxy FE series, and next year we can expect to see the affordable flagship model in full glory.
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