As is the case every year, a peek at the top-of-the-range tripod can be seen on the horizon samsung which will characterize the next generation, ie Galaxy S23And the S23+ And the S23 Ultra. Three smartphones have been renewed but they will not aim to greatly upset the company’s plans, given that rumors and leaks tell us about them in a somewhat conservative manner compared to the S22 series, albeit adding noteworthy innovations. Simply put, this must be the S23 Affirmations series And not the changes: so let’s see what to expect, between data sheet, price and release date.
Update 11/24: The news hits the Ultra model’s screen, which may be the brightest on the block. Find all the news directly inside the article.
Samsung Galaxy S23, S23+ and S23 Ultra coming soon: everything we know
Design and screens
According to the first unofficial images, the Samsung Galaxy S23, S23 + and S23 Ultra will not differ much from their predecessors, but there will be an aesthetic difference. As for the leaks, the approved design will be the same as the S22 Ultra, with an imaging unit integrated into the body. Dimensionally, the bodies will not change practically: the Samsung Galaxy S23 will have dimensions equal to 146.3 x 70.8 x 7.6 mmS23 + equals 157.7 x 76.1 x 7.6 mmwhile the S23 Ultra from 163.4 x 78.1 x 8.8 mmThey are all available in different colours.
They will not even change the screens that will remain from 6.1″ Full HD + for S23, 6.6″ Full HD + for S23+ and finally 6.8″ Quad HD + for S23 Ultra. Technology should remain Dynamic AMOLED 2X e LTP extensionso with dynamic refresh rate From 1 to 120 HzAs well as Gorilla Glass protection Victus + And the testimony IP68.
Speaking of displays, a very welcome novelty has to be introduced with the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, namely Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max; It’s an always-on ultrasonic fingerprint sensor but with a release surface 17 times larger than normal. Furthermore, this increased surface will allow biometric unlocking to be placed with two fingerprints simultaneously. For the Ultra model, we assume it will still be the pen app S Pen.
The latest news dedicated to display Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Talk about an advantage to be reckoned with. According to a well-known inside source, the flagship will have an AMOLED display with one on its side The peak brightness is about 2150 lumens (maybe higher), with a touch sampling rate of 960Hz and PWM Dimming at around 2000Hz. What is notable is the brightness value, which may be the highest on Android.
The brightest palm screen – technically speaking – has to go to iPhone 14 Pro: According to tests by an expert from XDA (Dylan Raga), the Apple peak will reach 2,300 nits (with APL, Averange Picture Level) set to 1%.
Technical features and specifications
The biggest novelty in the Samsung Galaxy S23 series, at least for us Europeans, will be Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. This means an SOC with a manufacturing process 4 nm license plate TSMC ExtensionIt has a new octa-core CPU (1 x Cortex-X3 + 2 x Cortex-A720 + 2 x Cortex-A710 + 3 x Cortex-A510) and an Adreno 740 GPU; A configuration that would allow the SoC to deliver 10% higher performance and up to 15% improved efficiency, as evidenced by benchmarks. It looks like we’ll have one Issuance Special than Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, more powerful on CPU and GPU side.
The South Korean company would have decided to put the Exynos division on hold due to the issues it had, even with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. However, the hypothesis that sees the presence and integration of the Exynos 2300 on board the S23 series does not subside.
Although the dimensions shouldn’t vary, there has been talk of an increase in battery amperage, with the S23 and S23+ boasting units that are more capacious than 3900 And the 4700 mAh; On the contrary, the S23 Ultra is rumored to hold a unit of 5000 mAh. For fast charging, we have to find support for 25 watts for S23 and 45 watts For S23 + and S23 Ultra as well Wireless at 15 watts (also reversed). As usual, we expect no charger in the box.
Connectivity will include dual SIM support with Snapdragon X70 5G modem, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, GPS / A-GPS / GLONASS / Galileo / BeiDou, USB Type-C 3.1 with video and DeX support. Among the new features, the introduction of satellite communicationsthe new technology used by the iPhone 14 and Huawei Mate 50. As for the software, it is clear that the S23 series will feature Android 13 It is the proprietary interface One user interface 5.
The photographic sector is traditionally a crucial point at the top of the Samsung range: and what novelties do the Galaxy S23, S23 + and S23 Ultra bring with them? According to what has been leaked so far, the base model should have a triplex configuration 50 + 12 + 10 mega pixel camera It consists of a primary sensor, ultra wide angle and telephoto, almost the same as the S22.
The real news will be in the Ultra model, starting with the new sensor Samsung ISOCELL HP2 From 200 megapixels: According to the leaked data, it will be an unprecedented sensor from 1/1.3″ with opening F/1.7 and pixels from 0.6 µm. With Tetra technology2Pixel, i.e. Pixel Binning 16-in-1, should produce images from 50MP at 1.24µm and 12.5MP at 2.48µm; Moreover, there is talk of renewal.Super stabilityTo improve the smoothness of the motion shots. Take a look at the first sample photos: LOVED!
There is also news about selfie camera: After 4 years of most 10MP cameras, the Samsung Galaxy S23 series is expected to introduce a revamped sensor 12 megapixels.
Price and release date
We don’t have an official date yet, but an executive was going to reveal that the presentation of the Samsung Galaxy S23 series will happen during First week of February 2023, with availability for purchase around February 17. We imagine that the price list of the S23 series will not differ much from the S22 series, as the Samsung Galaxy S22 starts at €879, the S22+ starts at €1,079 and the S22 Ultra starts at €1,279.
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