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Samsung Galaxy S23 (Snapdragon)

Samsung Galaxy S23 (Snapdragon)
$799
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6.1-inch Full-HD+ screen
  • Camera: 50MP Triple camera / 12MP front
  • Memory: 8GB RAM with 128/256/512GB ROM
  • Platform: Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 / Android 13

Our Rating

Disclaimer: The specs in the table below may not be 100% correct!

8.3
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

This is Samsung Galaxy S23, the direct successor to the Galaxy S22. The device comes with a compact screen, and it is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon CPU. The screen on the front is a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 120Hz refresh and 240Hz touch sampling rate in

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The device is powered by the 3.36 Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 platform, providing lightning-fast performance and seamless multitasking. Only 8GB RAM is available, but the non-expandable internal ranges from 128-512 Gigs.

The device features three camera lenses on the rear, of which the main snapper is capped at 50-megapixels. It has an LED flash on the rear and a 12MP camera on the front. The phone is also dust and water-resistant (IP68), making it ideal for outdoor adventures.

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The Galaxy S23 supports 5G SA/NSA and 4G VoLTE and features Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, and NFC. With a 3900mAh battery and support for 25W fast charging and Qi wireless charging, the device provides long-lasting power and convenient charging options.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
- CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
5G Network Bands 5G band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 40(2300), 77(3700), 78(3500); SA/NSA/Sub6 - For the Galaxy S20 Plus 5G model only
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/200 Mbps; 5G (5+ Gbps DL)

LAUNCH

Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Samsung Galaxy S21 5G
Announced 2023, February 01
Status Available. Released 2023, February 17th

BODY

Dimensions 146.3 x 70.9 x 7.6 mm
Weight 168 grams
Build Build refers to the built quality of the device Gorilla Glass Victus 2 front and back / Armored Aluminum frame
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
- Bixby natural language commands and dictation
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1300 nits (peak)
Size 6.1 inches, (88.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (422 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 13, One UI 5.1
Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (1x3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3x2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Qualcomm Adreno 740

MEMORY

RAM + ROM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 8GB + 128GB (USF 3.1) / 8GB + 256GB / 8GB + 512GB
USF 4.0
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm EQ with 1/1.56" sensor size, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
Telephoto: 10MP, f/2.4, 70mm EQ with 1/3.94" sensor size, PDAF and upto 3x optical zoom
Ultrawide: 12MP, f/2.2, 13mm EQ with 120˚ FoV and 1/2.55" sensor size, Dual Pixel PDAF, Super Steady video
Camera Features Autofocus, Face detection, LED Flash, Panorama, Auto-HDR, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
Video Resolution 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 12MP, with f/2.2 aperture, 26mm EQ with Dual PDAF
Camera Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR and HDR10
Video Resolution 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Speaker Location Placed at the basement and top
Audio Jack Type No
Sound Enhancements Yes
- Stereo speakers
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Tuned by AKG

CONNECTIVITY

USB USB Type-C 3.2 with OTG
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3900mAh
Fast Charging Yes, 25W fast charging
- Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W
- USB Power Delivery 3.0
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. Yes, Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 10W
4.5W reverse wireless

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Colors Phantom Black, Cream, Green, Lavender, Graphite, Lime
Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No
Box Contents What is in the box, What is the box content, What accessories is in the box 1x Samsung Galaxy S23 5G (Snapdragon model)
1x Screen Protector (pre-applied)
1x Phone Case
1x SIM Tray Ejector
1x Quick Start Guide

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