Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy S23 series on February 1, 2023. We recently reported on a leak unveiling the detailed spec sheet, images, and pricing of the Galaxy S23 series smartphones. Now, the pricing for the European region has also surfaced online.
According to Twitter user @BillbilKun, the vanilla Galaxy S23 will cost €959 for the 8GB + 128GB version, while the 8GB + 256GB version will cost €1019 in France. Similarly, the Galaxy S23 Plus 8GB + 256GB config will cost €1219 and the 512GB storage variant will be priced at €1339.
The flagship Galaxy S23 Ultra will have a starting price of €1419 in France for the 256GB storage variant. Other than that, the 512GB and 1TB storage variants of the device will cost €1599 and €1839, respectively. Let’s take a quick look at the specifications of these devices.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra specs
The 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display on the Galaxy S23 Ultra has a Quad HD+ resolution of 3080 x 1440 pixels, a refresh rate of 1Hz to 120Hz, a pixel density of 509 PPI, and HDR10+ support. The S23 Ultra’s screen has curved edges. It will have Gorilla Glass Victus 2 protection and an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor.
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2-powered smartphone will include 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB of storage and 8GB or 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. The device will be powered by Android 13 OS with One UI 5.1. Its 5,000mAh battery supports 10W wireless charging and 45W rapid charging.
A 12-megapixel front-facing camera with autofocus will be available on the S23 Ultra. On the back, it will have a 200-megapixel primary camera with OIS capability. It is said to have a 200-megapixel ISOCELL HP2 camera sensor, which was just unveiled. The primary camera will be paired with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera with a 120-degree field of view, an OIS-enabled 10-megapixel telephoto camera, an OIS-assisted 10-megapixel periscope zoom camera with 10x optical zoom, and 100x Space Zoom. It will be able to record 8K videos at 30 frames per second.
Other features of the S23 Ultra include support for the S Pen with a dedicated storage silo, an IP68 rating, 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C connection.
Samsung Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus specs
The screen size of the Galaxy S23 is 6.1 inches, while the Galaxy S23+ has a 6.6-inch screen. Both models have a Dynamic AMOLED screen with a Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels, a refresh rate range of 48Hz to 120Hz, a pixel density of 393 PPI, and HDR10+ support. Both phones will also include Gorilla Glass Victus 2 protection and an ultrasonic fingerprint reader underneath the display.
The Galaxy S23 and S23+ will be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 CPU. The S23 will be available with 128GB or 256GB of storage, while the Plus variant will have 256GB or 512GB of storage options. The Galaxy S23 series will ship with the Android 13 OS already installed, customized with One UI 5.1.
A 3,900mAh battery with 25W fast charging support will power the Galaxy S23, while a 4,700mAh battery with 45W fast charging support will power the Galaxy S23+. The 10W wireless charging capability of the S23 and S23+. The RAM on both devices will be 8GB LPDDR5.
Selfie cameras with 12 megapixels will be available on the Galaxy S23 and S23+. A 50-megapixel Dual Pixel primary camera with OIS capability, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 10-megapixel telephoto camera with a 3x optical zoom will all be present on the backs of both devices.
Sensors such as accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, hall sensor, geomagnetic sensor, light sensor, proximity sensor, and UWB will be included in the S23 and S23+. The S23 and S23+ will have Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, a USB Type-C connector, two physical nano-SIM slots, and one eSIM on the connection front. Additional features on both phones will include Knox security, twin speakers, DeX, and an IP68 rating.