Samsung has finally unveiled the much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23+ with refreshing new design and bigger batteries. However, the latest flagship smartphones don’t offer don’t major changes part of improvement in the hardware and software features.
One of the major upgrades to this year’s Galaxy S23 lineup is the use of a bespoke Qualcomm chip, which is officially known as the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy. Furthermore, the latest generation of the Galaxy S23 smartphones will use the same chipset around the globe, which is a first since European and Asian markets were previously given the less optimized Exynos chips.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy offers higher clock speeds compared to other chipsets of the same model. Meanwhile, the smartphones are equipped with different storage options, while RAM is fixed at 8GB for all models of the Samsung Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23+.
Samsung Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23 Configurations
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The smartphone also offer improved cameras and the Camera RAW app can now shoot in 50MP resolution, which was previously limited to 12MP for the S22 series. However, the camera still uses a 50MP sensor, but it can now record 8K video at 30fps with the latest chipset.
Furthermore, there is a 12MP ultrawide camera with a 120° FoV and a 3x 10MP telephoto lens as well. Meanwhile, another upgrade to the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23+ is the selfie camera, which is equipped with a 12MP sensor that has support for Super HDR at 60fps.
The Samsung Galaxy S23 and S23 have been equipped with a flat Dynamic 2X panels with FHD+ resolution and 48-120Hz refresh rate (240Hz touch sampling rate in Game Mode).
The entry-level Galaxy S23 has a 6.1-inch display, while the Galaxy S23+ comes with a 6.6-inch display with a center punch-hole for the selfie camera and an under display fingerprint reader as well.
The batteries on both smartphones have been upgraded battery compared to previous models. This year, the Galaxy S23 comes with a 3,900mAh battery (up from 3,700mAh in the Galaxy S22), while the Galaxy S23+ is equipped with a 4,700mAh battery (up from 4,500mAh in the Galaxy S22+).
The Galaxy S23 can charge at 25W, while the S23+ supports 45W wired charging.
All four models of the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23+ will come in Cream, Green, Lavender, and Phantom Black.
The Samsung Galaxy S23 starts at $800 for the 8/128GB variant, while the Galaxy S23+ starts at $1,000 for the 8/238GB variant.
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