With only a few weeks left in 2023, smartphone enthusiasts are looking forward to the Samsung Galaxy S23 series. The company recently confirmed that it will launch the Galaxy S23 series in February next year through the Galaxy Unpacked event in San Francisco.
The upcoming S23 series has three models: Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus and Galaxy S23 Ultra. Here’s everything we know so far about the upcoming flagship devices.
Galaxy S23 series design
It looks like the South Korean smartphone maker is keeping the design language of the Galaxy S22 series, but the camera bump on the back of the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23 Plus may be getting a redesign. Also, a recent tweet from well-known tipster Ice Universe suggests that the Galaxy S23 Ultra may have a slightly larger chin and larger bezels, but a report suggests that the dimensions of the product will remain the same.
Specifications of the Galaxy S23 series
While all devices in the Samsung Galaxy S23 series will be powered by the recently launched Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, some models may feature Samsung’s in-house developed Exynos 2300 chipset.
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As far as the rear camera is concerned, the Galaxy S23 Ultra is rumored to feature a 200MP ISOCELL HP2 sensor. According to Ice Universethe 200 MP primary camera is supported by a 12 MP sensor and two 10 MP cameras.
Speaking of Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23 Plus, the phones are expected to get a 12 MP front camera, according to a report from Galaxy Club, which is an improvement over the existing 10MP sensors on the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22 Plus.
The report also takes a closer look at the battery capacity of the upcoming devices, with the Galaxy S23 Plus backed by a 4,565mAh battery and the Galaxy S23 Ultra a 4,855mAh battery.
All models in the Galaxy S23 series are expected to retain their screen size, meaning the Galaxy S23 may come with a 6.1-inch display, while the Galaxy S23 Plus and Galaxy S23 Ultra will have a 6.6-inch and will have a 6.8-inch screen respectively.
Some other rumors include satellite connectivity in conjunction with Iridium and UFS 4.0 storage. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is also expected to offer up to 12GB of RAM and up to 1TB of internal storage, which means it might be slightly more expensive compared to the Galaxy S22 Ultra.