The next flagship smartphone series from Samsung is rumored to be introduced somewhere in the first part of February 2023, according to reports which have been circulating for the previous few weeks. The precise date of release, however, has remained unknown. The expected release date of the Galaxy S23 may now be known.
Tipster IceUniverse (@UniverseIce) claims that Samsung has scheduled the Galaxy Unpacked 2023 official launch (for the Galaxy S23) for February 1, 2023. It looks like this is the official release date in the US. Therefore, the most likely launch date for the remainder of the world is February 2, 2023. Two weeks after the formal announcement, the Galaxy S23 series is said to launch in key markets. It’s possible that the phones will be made available in the remaining markets by the end of March 2023.
The Galaxy S23 series: what to expect
The brightness of the display, the quality of the camera, and the overall performance of the Galaxy S23 series will all be enhanced. An improved Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, LPDDR5X RAM, and UFS 4.0 storage should be standard across the board. Although the Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S23+ may have larger batteries, the Galaxy S23 Ultra will stick with the same 5,000mAh battery as its predecessor.
The primary camera on the Galaxy S23 & S23+ will remain at 50MP, while on the Galaxy S23 Ultra, it will increase to 200MP. There will be an update to 12MP front-facing cameras having autofocus and perhaps optical image stabilization (OIS) on all three phones. With Android 13, all phones will ship with a more robust ultrasonic fingerprint scanner and the latest software preinstalled.
As a safety measure, Samsung may include satellite connectivity in the Galaxy S23 series. Expect GPS, 5G, Wi-Fi 7, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, a USB Type-C port, stereo speakers, 45W fast charging, an IP68 rating, fast wireless charging, and reverse wireless charging.