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Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
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Samsung Galaxy S23 FE shows up as a 2023 budget flagship smartphone – a more affordable Samsung S23 – offering a 6.4″ AMOLED screen with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5, an aluminium frame, glass rear cover, 32 MP selfie camera, 50 MP main camera, and a 4500 mAh battery.

Welcome to our complete guide to the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE. On this page, we cover everything you need to know about this mobile device, including its specifications, price, release date, and more.

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE.


Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE.
  • 5G mobile network bands: NSA/SA
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: One UI 5.1 based on Android 13

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 158 x 76.5 x 8.2 mm
  • Weight: 209g
  • Display: 6.4 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 120 Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, Super AMOLED 2X screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Colours: Mint, Cream, Graphite, Purple, Indigo, Tangerine.
  • Physical Build: Glass front, Aluminium frame, Glass back. IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 min)

Internal Hardware Specs

  • CPU/Processor: 64-bit, 2.8 GHz Octa-core for the international version or 3.0 GHz for the USA version.
  • Chipset: Exynos 2200 (4nm) – International or Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm) – USA
  • GPU/Graphics Processing Unit: AMD Xclipse 920 international / Adreno 730 – USA
  • RAM: 6GB / 8GB
  • Extended/Virtual RAM:
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB / 256 GB
  • External Storage: No.

Photography, Video Recording

  • Main Camera: 50 MP main sensor, autofocus, + 8 MP telephoto lens + 12 MP ultrawide lens, LED flash, 8K@24fps, 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 32 MP, fixed focus, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • 3.5 mm audio jack: No.
  • Loudspeaker: Stereo speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio:

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; under-display.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Blaster: No.

Connectivity Specs

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.2
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Galileo
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. Type-C. USB-OTG.
  • NFC: Yes.

Miscellaneous Specs

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 4500 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 25W fast charging
  • Wireless Charging: Yes.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number: SM-S711B, SM-S711B/DS, SM-S711U1, SM-S711U, SM-S711W, SM-S7110

Launch/Release Dates

  • Announced: October 2023
  • Release Date: October 2023


  • USA: $599 (8/128GB).
  • Canada: C$825 (8/128GB). C$870 (8/256GB).
  • Australia: A$987 (8/256GB).
  • United Kingdom (UK): £599 (8/128GB)
  • European Union (EU): €

The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.

FAQ about Samsung Galaxy S23 FE

Here are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Samsung S23 FE.

What does the FE stand for?

The FE in the name stands for “Fan Edition”. Samsung says that for each generation of the flagship Galaxy S series, they take on feedback from fans and produce a smartphone packed with all of the features that fans say they love. In other words, Samsung FE devices are supposedly the results of popular demand based on fan feedback about the company’s premium flagship phones released each year.

What Snapdragon processor is in the S23 FE 5G?

The USA version of Samsung S23 FE uses the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, while the international version uses the Samsung-made Exynos 2200 chipset.

Is the Samsung S23 FE waterproof?

Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is waterproof, sharing the same IP68 water-resistance as the higher-end S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra. This means it can be submerged in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for 30 minutes.

How much is the S23 FE fe in the US?

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE was announced with a US price tag of $599. However, it is listed for $629.99 on Samsung’s US website. However, it is listed for $599 on Amazon. You might be able to get it for that same lower price on other retail websites like Best Buy and others.

Does Samsung Galaxy S23 FE have Google Play Store?

It supports Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.

Will Samsung Galaxy S23 FE work in the USA?

This is a GSM phone and is supported on US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile and other networks riding on their networks. It does not support CDMA networks. Do make inquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on their service.

Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is positioned as a budget version of the S23. It is essentially the same device as the Samsung Galaxy A54 with the exceptions of a few differences.

If you want a more affordable version of the Galaxy S23 and do not want to step down into Samsung A Series territory, this is the smartphone for you.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is a recommendation based on the specifications of the device and a general guide to help you understand how much value a device offers for its price. It is not an endorsement of the device. Ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device; MobilityArena takes no responsibility for your buying decisions.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we cannot guarantee that the specifications and information on this page are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please leave a comment below.

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