Samsung Galaxy S23 confirmed to have Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, could have bigger battery


Samsung launches its Galaxy S-series of flagship devices early every year and it was no different for this year’s Galaxy S22 series. Now, as 2023 is only two months away, leaks for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S23 series are gathering pace. Apart from this, some certifications reveal the key specs of the phone.

Samsung Galaxy S23 to be powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC

Samsung Galaxy S23 has now appeared on Geekbench certification confirming its chipset. The Galaxy S23 with model number SM-S911U was benchmarked on October 17. It has managed to secure 1524 marks in single-core department and 4597 marks in multi-core department.

This score is possible due to Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. This will be the new flagship chipset that we will see in many phones next year. It is an octa-core SoC with three cores clocked at 2.02GHz, four cores clocked at 2.80GHz, and the last core clocked at 3.36GHz.

Other Samsung Galaxy S23 specifications (rumoured)

The certification also reveals that it has 8GB of RAM. This will probably be the base variant of the device. Apart from this, tipster Yogesh Brar has revealed other rumours of the phone.

The Samsung Galaxy S23 is said to come with a 6.1-inch sAMOLED display with full-HD+ resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. It is expected to have a similar design footprint to the current Galaxy S22.

There will be a triple camera system at the back consisting of a 50MP main lens, a 12MP ultra-wide lens, and a 10MP telephoto sensor. The main lens will have OIS support for smooth video.

The smartphone will pack a 3,900mAh battery, which also seems smaller than the competition which is bigger than the S22. The Galaxy S22 packs a 3,700mAh battery. Fast charging will remain unchanged i.e. 25W support. It will also have 15W wireless charging and is expected to have reverse wireless charging support.

Lastly, the flagship smartphone will come with Android 13 OS out of the box with One UI 5.

Samsung is yet to confirm these details, so take the information with a pinch of salt. The launch is still a few months away so we should know more about the phone as we move forward.

Samsung Galaxy S23 post confirmed to have Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, may debut with a bigger battery on BGR India.

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