Samsung has confirmed that its first Galaxy Unpacked event for 2023 will take place on February 1 and the company will unveil the Galaxy S23 series of smartphones, among other things, during the event. Now, a new report claims that the lineup is expected to include Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23 Ultra, all three will be powered by a customized Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 with higher clock speeds.
According to 9to5Google, the customized Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 used in the Galaxy S23 devices will be called the “Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy”. The clock speed of the chip will be up to 3.36GHz and Qualcomm’s flagship version of the chip runs its primary X3 core at 3.2GHz. Samsung’s customized version of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is expected to have largely the same feature set that is being used in the OnePlus 11 and other Android devices. The chip is said to be manufactured by Samsung’s foundry instead of TSMC.
Meanwhile, the smartphone maker has announced that consumers in India can pre-reserve Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S series smartphones. Pre-reserve customers will be eligible for early access and exclusive offers on the purchase of the new Galaxy S series smartphones.
Customers can pre-reserve the flagship Galaxy S series by paying a token amount of INR 1999 on Samsung.com, Samsung Exclusive Stores, Amazon.in and leading retail outlets across India. Consumers pre-reserving the upcoming Galaxy S series smartphones will get pre-reserve benefits of Rs 5000. To avail the benefits, consumers need to purchase and activate the device before March 31, 2023.
The Samsung Galaxy S23 series will have at least three models – Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus, and Galaxy S23 Ultra. These smartphones are expected to offer better night photography and videography, especially over the flagship Galaxy S23 Ultra.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Specifications
The Galaxy S23 will come with a 6.1-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz screen refresh rate and hole-punch cutout. It will be backed by a 3,900mAh battery with support for 25W wired fast charging as well as 15W wireless charging technology.
The Galaxy S23 Plus, on the other hand, packs a 120Hz 6.6-inch AMOLED display with a 4,700mAh battery and supports both 15W wireless charging and 25W wired fast charging technology.
Similarly, the Galaxy S23 Ultra is tipped to sport a 6.8-inch Dynamic Curved AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and QHD+ resolution. It will offer a peak brightness of 2200 nits, the highest in the series, and a new 200MP primary camera. The phone’s quad camera system will also include two 10MP telephoto lenses with 3x and 10x optical zoom, and a 12MP ultrawide camera. The phone is tipped to get 5000mAh with support for 25W fast charging technology.
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