Samsung Galaxy S23 Series: Everything We Know So Far


Samsung Galaxy Unpacked is happening tomorrow and we expect the company to announce the Samsung Galaxy S23 series which includes the vanilla, the plus and the ultra version among other accessories.

Powering the new phones will be an overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, Android 13 and One UI 5.1.

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The Galaxy S23 and S23+ will have a 50MP primary camera, 10MP telephoto lens with 3X optical zoom and 12MP ultra-wide. The S23 Ultra will rock the new 200MP primary lens with 10MP periscope telephoto with 10X optical zoom, 10MP telephoto with 3X optical zoom and 12MP ultrawide.

They all have a 12MP selfie camera with video recording up to 4K 60fps and support for HDR10+ videos. The main cameras support upto 8K 24fps and 30fps.

The Samsung Galaxy S23 series have ultrasonic under-display fingerprint readers.

For the screens, we have 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED 2X displays with HDR10+ support for all of them starting with the 6.1″ regular S23, the 6.6″ S23 Plus and the 6.8″ S23 Ultra.

The Galaxy S23 series feature Gorilla Glass Vuctus 2 for both front and back for protection and Armor aluminium frames. They also feature IP68 rating.

For power, the trio sports a 3900mAh battery, 4700mAh battery and 5000mAh battery for the regular S23, the S23 Plus and the S23 Ultra respectively. Charging speeds start from 25W for the vanilla S23 while the Plus and the Ultra have 45W wired charging. The three support 4.5W reverse wireless and 10W wireless charging.

Other features will include support for Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX, Samsung Pay and Bixby.