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The new Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus is a a member of Samsung’s 2023 premium flagship line. It is fitted with a 6.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED display, launches with One UI 5.1 based on Android 13 and is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset.

What is the difference between Samsung 23 and 23 Plus? The Galaxy S23 Plus is similar to the S23 in most ways, with the major difference between the two being that the S23 Plus is bigger and heavier, has a larger display, and has a larger battery capacity. Pretty much everything else is the same on both devices. Even the S23 plus camera is the same as what is in the S23.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus: Full Specs, Price in USA, UK, Canada, Australia

Quick Specs:

  • Release Date: 2023
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Display: 6.6-inch, 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
  • Selfie Camera: 12 MP
  • Rear camera: 50 MP triple
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • ROM: 256 GB
  • Battery: 4700 mAh
Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus: Detailed Specs and price
Samsung Galaxy S23+

Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus specs

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz. CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100 MHz. CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71
  • 5G mobile network bands: NSA/SA/Sub6/mmWave
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: One UI 5 based on Android 13

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 157.8 x 76.2 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 195g
  • Display: 6.6 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 120 Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, HDR10+, Gorilla Glass Victus 2 protection
  • Colours: Phantom Black, Cream, Green, Lavender.
  • Physical Build: IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 3.36 GHz Octa-core
  • Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 740
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Internal Storage: 256 GB / 512 GB
  • External Storage: No
Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus rear camera

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 50 MP main sensor, + 12 MP Ultra wide camera + 10 MP telephoto camera, autofocus, LED flash, 8k video, 4k video, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 12 MP, fixed focus, Face Recognition, 4k video, 1080p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

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

Phone Sensors

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

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.3
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Galileo
  • USB: microUSB v3.2. Type-C. USB-OTG.
  • NFC: Yes.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 4700 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 45W fast charging (30 minutes to 65%)
  • Wireless Charging: 15W fast wireless charging
  • Reverse Charging: 4.5W charging.
  • Model Version/Number:

Launch/Release Dates and Information

  • Announced: February 1, 2023
  • Release Date: February 2023

Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus Prices by Country

  • United States (USA): $899 (8/256GB)
  • European Union: €1,099 (8/256GB)
  • Australia: AUD $1,649 (8/256GB). You can also buy it on Vodafone Australia for as low as $37.46 monthly for 36 months.
  • United Kingdom (UK): £ 946 British Pounds (8/256GB)
  • Canada: C$1,260 (8/256GB)

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

Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus specs

Is it worth upgrading to Samsung S23 Plus?

If you own a Samsung S22 Plus, there isn’t much of an incentive to upgrade to the S23 Plus. It is an incremental upgrade, meaning that you can skip it and wait for the Samsung S24 coming out in early 2024.

When was the S23 Plus released?

The S23 was released in February 2023.

Does Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus have aptX HD?

Unfortunately, Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus does not support the aptX HD audio codec. What it has is classic aptX.

Does Samsung S23 Plus have aptX Adaptive?

Unfortunately, Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus does not support the aptX Adaptive audio codec. What it supports is classic aptX.

Does Samsung S23 Plus have a heart rate monitor?

Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus does not include a heart rate monitor.

Does Samsung Galaxy S23+ have Google Play Store?

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

Will Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus 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 enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on their service.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Thanks to the bigger Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus size, there is a bigger battery, and that translates to extra hours of battery life daily when compared to the S23. As such, one significant advantage of the S23 Plus over the S23 is much better battery life.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is a recommendation based on the specs 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.

Review Rating

We do not have Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus review at this time and so have no rating for it yet.

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