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SAMSUNG Galaxy S23

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  • Released: 2023, February 17
  • Display: 6.1 inches
  • Processor: Octa-core 3.36 GHz 2.8 GHz 2.8 GHz 2.0 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery: Li-Ion 3900 mAh
Launch
Announced 2023, February 01
Status Available. Released 2023, February 17
Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - International
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 20, 25, 26, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - USA
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 75, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - International
1, 7, 25, 28, 41, 66, 71, 78, 258, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - USA
Speed HSPA, LTE-A (up to 7CA), 5G
Body
Dimensions 146.3 x 70.9 x 7.6 mm (5.76 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min) Armor aluminum frame with tougher drop and scratch resistance (advertised)
Display
Type Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (HBM), 1750 nits (peak)
Size 6.1 inches, 90.1 cm2 (~86.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~425 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2
Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 13, One UI 5.1
Chipset Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3x2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU Adreno 740
Memory
Card slot No
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM
UFS 3.1 - 128GB only UFS 4.0
Main Camera
Triple 50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.56", 1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS 10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), 1/3.94", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55" 1.4µm, Super Steady video
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 1080p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
Selfie camera
Single 12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR, HDR10+
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
Battery
Type Li-Ion 3900 mAh, non-removable
Charging 25W wired, PD3.0, 50% in 30 min (advertised) 15W wireless (Qi/PMA) 4.5W reverse wireless
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
32-bit/384kHz audio Tuned by AKG
Communications
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 3.2, OTG
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support) Bixby natural language commands and dictation Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Miscellaneous
Colors Phantom Black, Cream, Green, Lavender, Graphite, Lime
Models SM-S911B, SM-S911B/DS, SM-S911U, SM-S911U1, SM-S911W, SM-S911N, SM-S9110, SM-S911E, SM-S911E/DS
SAR 0.95 W/kg (head) 0.88 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.96 W/kg (head) 1.30 W/kg (body)
Price $ 604.00 / € 707.77 / £ 610.00 / ₹ 74,998

Samsung Galaxy S23 Review

The Samsung Galaxy S23 is the latest addition to Samsung's flagship smartphone lineup. It's a compact and powerful device that offers a great all-around experience at a relatively affordable price. In this review, we'll take a close look at the Galaxy S23's display, camera, performance, and battery life. We'll also highlight the phone's pros and cons, and tell you who should buy it.

Display

The Galaxy S23 has a 6.1-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The display is bright, vibrant, and clear, and it's perfect for watching videos, playing games, and browsing the web. The 120Hz refresh rate makes the display feel smooth and responsive, and it's a great feature for gamers.

Camera

The Galaxy S23 has a triple-lens rear camera system that consists of a 50-megapixel main sensor, a 12-megapixel ultrawide sensor, and a 10-megapixel telephoto sensor. The camera system is capable of taking great photos in a variety of lighting conditions. The main sensor is excellent for taking detailed photos in well-lit conditions, while the ultrawide sensor is great for capturing wide-angle shots. The telephoto sensor is also useful for zooming in on distant subjects.

Performance

The Galaxy S23 is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, which is one of the fastest mobile processors on the market. The phone is also equipped with 8GB of RAM, which ensures that it can handle even the most demanding tasks with ease. We found that the Galaxy S23 was able to launch apps quickly and smoothly, and it never felt slow or sluggish.

Battery life

The Galaxy S23 has a 3,900mAh battery, which is slightly larger than the battery in the Galaxy S22. We found that the Galaxy S23 was able to last for a full day on a single charge, even with heavy usage. The phone also supports fast charging, so you can quickly top it up when you're on the go.

Pros:

  • Compact and lightweight design
  • Excellent display
  • Powerful performance
  • Great camera system
  • Long-lasting battery life

Cons:

  • No expandable storage
  • Charging speed could be faster
  • No headphone jack

Who should buy it?

The Galaxy S23 is a great option for anyone looking for a compact and powerful smartphone with a great all-around experience. It's also a good choice for those who want a high-quality camera system and long-lasting battery life. However, if you're looking for a phone with expandable storage or a faster charging speed, you may want to consider other options.

Video Review