Samsung Galaxy S23 is a compact flagship phone and the base model in Samsung’s 2023 premium flagship line. It launches with One UI 5.1 based on Android 13 and is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset.
- Release Date: 2023
- Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
- Display: 6.2-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: 3900 mAh
Samsung Galaxy S23 specification
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: 160 x 77.25 x 9.3 mm
- Weight: g
- Display: 6.1 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, Green, Cream, Lavendar.
- Physical Build: IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Internal Hardware Specifications
- 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: 128 GB / 256 GB
- External Storage: No
Photography, Video Recording
- Main 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
- Digital Compass: Yes.
- Accelerometer: Yes.
- Proximity Sensor: Yes.
- Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
- Barometer: Yes.
- Pedometer: No.
- Heart Rate Monitor: Yes.
- 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.
- 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 3900 mAh
- Battery Charging: 25W fast charging (30 minutes to 50%)
- 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 Prices by Country
- United States (USA): $799.00 (8/128GB). $860 (8/256GB)
- Canada: C$1,100 (8/256GB)
- United Kingdom (UK): £850 (8/128GB). £900 (8/256GB)
- Australia: A$1,350 (8/128GB). A$1,450 (8/256GB).
- European Union: €950 (8/128GB). €1,010 (8/256GB).
- Nigeria: ₦610,000 (8/128GB). ₦655,000 (8/256GB).
- Egypt: Egyptian Pound
- UAE: AED
- India: 80,000 Indian Rupees
- Iraq: Iraqi Dinar
- Kenya: Ksh.
The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.
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 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
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