2023 has begun, which is going to be another year for Samsung’s dominance in the global smartphone market. Samsung will launch Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, and S23 Ultra on February 1st, 2023, while, we are already getting information about them via leaks and rumors.
Through the Galaxy S23 Ultra leaks, we are sure that the device will be a hit for Samsung this year. The Galaxy S22 Ultra still remains the widely available beast in the Android market, however, its sequel will definitely snatch this crown as soon as it goes official.
Leaks, rumors & news
In the recent past, tipsters revealed that the Galaxy S23 Ultra will have great night photography capabilities, like night vision. There is still confusion about the edges of the device as two sources are speculating less curved edges and flat panel.
A few days back, the promotional images of the Galaxy S22 Plus and Galaxy S23 Ultra leaked revealing design and key information. The Galaxy S23 Plus will have new camera design, inspired by S22 Ultra along with new signature colors such as Green and Pink.
Well-known tipster Onleaks revealed the design of Galaxy S23 Ultra along with other two handsets including the standard and Plus. Notably, the company is not bringing major design changes in the Ultra model and it looks quite similar to the Galaxy S22 Ultra.
We can see slight enhancements in the middle frame of S23 Ultra, which could improve the durability and display peak brightness by reducing curved edges. Compared to its predecessor, the Galaxy S23 Ultra has a less curved display and a thicker middle frame.
200MP camera sensor will be biggest specs upgrade in Galaxy S23 Ultra, while, it will be equipped with latest hardware elements available in the market such as Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor. It will have quad-camera system with 200MP + 12MP + 10MP + 10MP on the back along with a 12MP selfie snapper.
The device will come pre-installed with Android 13-based One UI 5.1 software version and support 4 Android OS + 5 years of security updates. Under the hood, it packs a 5000mAh battery which supports fast charging up to 45W, however, you will be needing to purchase an adapter separately.
Galaxy S23 Ultra’s display is expected to expand to 6.8-inch, the same as its predecessor with features like extra brightness and always-on display. The screen will also support S Pen input alongside interactive functions such as Air Actions. And the storage options could include: 12GB RAM + 256/512/1TB.
Jan. 03// Tipster Ahmed Qwaider revealed the display size and refresh rate of the Galaxy S23 series devices. As per the input, the Galaxy S23 has a 6.1 inch display while the Galaxy S23 Plus display expands 6.6 inch with 48-120Hz refresh rate. The Galaxy S23 Ultra features 6.8-inch screens with 1-120Hz refresh rate.
Various South Korean media outlets revealed that the Galaxy S23 series will be introduced in February 2023. Later, prominent leakers claimed that the company will be holding an in-person Galaxy Unpacked event in San Francisco on February 1st to unveil new flagship phones.
Samsung introduced the Android 13-based One UI 5.0 iteration in October 2022, which may be succeeded by the One UI 5.1. The next One UI version will also be based on Android 13, while it could bring additional new features, user interface improvements and exclusive features for S23 series.
The Galaxy S23 Ultra could come with a starting price tag of $1200, the same as its predecessor. However, the company will bring exciting offers, discounts and freebies (Samsung Credit, SmartThings Station, Buds 2 Pro) in initial purchases including pre-reservation and pre-orders.
Samsung Galaxy A55 5G could boast Exynos 1480 SoC, 50MP Camera
Samsung could unveil the Galaxy A55 5G in March 2024, while its chipset and camera specs are revealed in a new leak. The company is internally testing the device, which is powered by a SoC with model number S5E8845, which is expected to be the Exynos 1480.
According to GalaxyClub, Samsung Galaxy A54 5G’s Exynos 1480 chipset may bring AMD graphics. The Korean tech giant is closely working with AMD to bring its graphics to mid-range Exynos CPUs, which first debuted with Exynos 2200 in 2021.
Last but not least, the report says that the Galaxy A55 5G may feature a 50-megapixel sensor as the primary camera. Specifications of the other two camera and front-facing camera remains a mystery, at the moment. Stay tuned with us, we will keep you updated on the topic.
Samsung Galaxy A05s design and specs revealed on Google’s Play Console
Samsung will soon introduce two entry-level smartphones under its Galaxy A portfolio. Ahead of the launch, Google Play Console listed the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A05s, revealing its design (front & back) along with some of its key specs.
According to the info, Samsung Galaxy A05s will sport a screen with 1080×2400 resolution, Android 13 on board, Snapdragon 680 SoC under the hood, and 6GB of RAM. It’s possible that there will be different internal storage variants for consumers.
Earlier, it was reported that Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A05s comes with a 6.6-inch display, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and a 4,000 mAh battery with support for 25W fast wired charging. As it’s an entry-level phone, it has thick bezels and a chin, while keeping the company’s signature design language.
Google confirms Galaxy S23 FE coming in two SoC variants
Google Play Console database confirmed that Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE will be available in two SoC variants. The company is about to introduce a handful of new Fan Edition products including a smartphone, two tablets, and a pair of wireless earbuds.
In a recent development, Samsung’s Galaxy S23 FE surfaced on the Google Play Console database, which not only confirmed that two SoC variants are coming but an image of the phone also got shared. The device will have Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chips, based on market/region.
In addition, the S23 Fan Edition will bring 8GB of RAM, well, at least one of its variants will. It’s easily possible this will be the only RAM variant, though. Android 13 is also confirmed, while One UI 5.1 will be included on top of it as well as eligibility of 4 OS plus 5 years of security updates.