All technical specifications, visuals and prices of the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23 Ultra before the official presentation
The official presentation of the Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphones will take place this Wednesday, February 1. The Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23 Ultra will be the focus of all attention as the brand has little more to reveal, the information revealed in passage of time through multiple releases. Here’s everything we know about this new range.
The The design of the Galaxy S23 has changed slightly compared to the Galaxy S22. In fact, their back is more refined, there is no real corner island, but rather sensors that seem to be placed on the back of the device without any frills. Not surprisingly, it is Galaxy S23 which is the most compact and lightest with a weight of 167 grams and dimensions of 146.3×70.9 mm and a profile of 7.6 mm. It’s also the same thickness for the Galaxy S23+. The latter is 157.8×76.2 mm and weighs 195 grams. The Galaxy S23 Ultra version is even more impressive with a weight of 233 grams and a size of 163.4×78.1 mm and a profile of 8.9 mm.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for everyone
All three smartphones run on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor., a special version of the American founder’s chipset developed in collaboration with Samsung. It is associated with 8 GB of RAM and a 12 GB version are offered for the Galaxy S23 Ultra. They have a minimum of 128 GB or 256 GB. The 128 GB version of the Galaxy S23 will use the UFS 3.1 standard while all others will use the faster UFS 4.0 standard. The Ultra finish will be offered with 256, 512 GB or 1 TB, there is still no possibility to insert a memory card to extend this capacity. The latter is equipped with a 5000 mAh battery capacity being able charge at 45 watts, wireless or offer reverse charging. Ditto for the other two, but with a capacity of 4700 mAh for the Plus version and 3900 mAh for the Galaxy S23 (max charge at 25 watts).
They are all three are compatible with 5G, Wi-Fi 6E. They are possible ready for Wi-Fi 7 which can be activated by a simple software update. There is a fingerprint reader under the screen. All three are protected against water and dust, IP68 certified.
Even better screens
Also unsurprisingly, it’s the Galaxy S23 Ultra which offers the most impressive screen. It is about a 6.8 inch AMOLED panel diagonally curved on both sides. It displays a definition of 1440×3088 pixels with HDR10+ compatibility for platforms that offer this video format. Still no Dolby Vision, a competing format that Samsung does not support. You can count on a variable refresh rate from 1 to 120 Hzas required. The Galaxy S23+ screen is 6.6 inches which displays 1080×2340 pixels and is able to vary its frequency between 48 and 120 Hz. For the Galaxy S23, it is necessary to rely on a size of 6.1 inches diagonally with the same frequency as the Plus version and always a HDR10+ compatibility. Note that three screens can reach a record peak brightness of 1750 cd/m² what it will do the brightest on the market. The Galaxy S23 Ultra’s screen is compatible with the S Pen to take notes or draw with the stylus that comes with the phone.
More advanced image configurations
Finally, regarding picture adjustments, a part for which the manufacturer is eagerly awaited, all three devices have the same 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, a Sony IMX564 versus a Sony IMX563 in the Galaxy S22. It can shoot up to 120 degrees. they also share one of the zoom sensors, a 10-megapixel Sony IMX754 (same as the one installed on the back of the Galaxy S22) is optically stabilized and offers 3x optical zoom. Of those, the The Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23+ add a 50-megapixel Sony main sensor optically stabilized. For the version Galaxy S23 Ultrawe can count on a 200-megapixel stabilized Samsung HP2 main sensor optically. Additionally, there is also a 10 megapixel telephoto lens, Sony IMX754 to optically zoom up to 10x. Finally, for selfies, all three phones have a 12-megapixel sensor on the front capable of filming in HDR10+ format.
The new smartphone Samsung Galaxy S23 8+128GB is available for 959 € while the version 8+256 GB will be offered to 1019 €. It is necessary to rely on a price of €1,219 for the Galaxy S23+ in 8+128 GB or to €1339 for the 8+256 GB configuration. Finally, the The Galaxy S23 Ultra will be available for the respective prices of €1419, €1599 and €1839 for 256, 512 GB or 1 TB of internal storage space. It now remains for Samsung to confirm or deny this information during its Unpacked event.