Trusted source has recently revealed a lot of official stuff about the upcoming Samsung flagships. The feature images also confirmed that the Galaxy S23 series is equipped with a special Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy processor with higher CPU and GPU clock speed.
Earlier, the pricing details of several markets including the US and Europe have been tipped, suggesting a slight price hike. Well, we now have possible cost (pricing) details for the Samsung Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus and Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphones in India.
According to the report, the Galaxy S23 starts at INR 79,999 and goes up to INR 83,999 in India. The Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23 Ultra’s price reportedly starts at INR 89,999 and INR 1,14,999, respectively. You can check the details in listed form below:
- Galaxy S23 5G – INR 79,999 to INR 83,999
- S23 Plus 5G – INR 89,999
- S23 Ultra 5G – INR 1,14,999
It’s expected that the South Korean tech giant will introduce the Galaxy S23 series in all four standard color variants in India which are Phantom Black, Botanic Green, Cotton Flower and Misty Lilac. Moreover, you can buy one from the exclusive colors as well through the Samsung.com website.
One UI 5.1
Samsung confirmed that the One UI 5.1 is coming soon for a lot of Galaxy devices such as the Galaxy S22 and Z Fold 4 / Flip 4. Notably, the Galaxy S23 runs Android 13-based One UI 5.1 software out of the box, which embeds some exclusive new features for camera and personalization.
The Galaxy S23 series is scheduled to launch at the Galaxy Unpacked in San Francisco along with the Galaxy Book3 laptop lineup. If you reserve the Galaxy S23 ahead of Unpacked, Samsung is giving a free $50 Samsung Credit in the US, and INR 5,000 in India.
Exynos is not rebranding but Dream Chip indeed exists, Samsung states
Recently, it was rumored that Samsung is going to rebrand Exynos as Dream Chip. In a recent development, it has been reported that Samsung Semiconductor disclosed Exynos is not rebranding to Dream Chip anytime soon.
In addition, the company’s semiconductor decision revealed that Dream Chip is an internal project name. Earlier, Samsung formed a Dream Team to research a chipset tailor-made for flagship Galaxy devices.
If Dream Chip is an internal project name, the existence of a Galaxy-exclusive chipset just confirmed. However, it will take time for the company to finally commercialize the processor on Galaxy smartphones.
“All rumors regarding rebranding are not true,” Samsung Semiconductor told us in response to AndroidAuthority’s follow-up question.
Samsung’s Exynos might be coming as Dream Chip next year
Back in October, Samsung unveiled the Exynos 2400 chipset, which is rumored to power Galaxy S24 and S24 Plus in certain markets. The company itself announced its new flagship SoC as “Exynos 2400” while a tipster claims that the Dream Chip coming next year.
Tipster OreXda on X revealed that Samsung will be rebranding Exynos to Dream Chip. It’s a brand inspired by the Dream Team, which the company established to create a chipset tailor-made for Galaxy flagships. If the claim is true, the Galaxy S24’s Exynos 2400 could be advertised as Dream Chip.
Next year, Samsung will be bringing back its dual chipset strategy for Galaxy S flagships. Notably, the S23 is solely powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. The S21 series was shipped with Exynos 2100 and Snapdragon 888, while the S22 series with Exynos 2200 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.
Samsung Galaxy A15 4G/5G use MediaTek SoCs, Exynos 1280 powers the A25 5G
Samsung will launch various new mid-range and affordable phones in 2024. Prior to the official announcement, we’ve got some exciting news about the chipsets used in upcoming Galaxy A phones.
According to the info, Samsung Galaxy A15 4G is powered by MediaTek Helio G99. The smartphone’s 5G variant uses MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ chipset. Besides, Samsung’s Exynos 1280 could power the Galaxy A15 5G device.
This leak comes from a reliable leakster Roland Quandt, who earlier spotted Galaxy A15 5G’s listing on Walmart. The company could unveil the Galaxy A15 4G/5G smartphone next month, with release expected in early 2024.
Samsung Galaxy A15 4G: MTK Helio G99 MT6789V
Samsung Galaxy A15 5G: MTK Dimensity 6100+ MT6835V
Samsung Galaxy A25 5G: Exynos 1280.
— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) November 28, 2023