Samsung presented this Wednesday, February 1, its new family of smartphones Galaxy S23, the high-end terminals of the Korean company, which arrive with the Ultra model and its 200-megapixel camera as a great announcement.
At an event held in the city of San Francisco, United States, Samsung took out its entire technological arsenal to continue competing in the most premium echelon of the mobile telephony sector. The manufacturer showed the Galaxy S23 and S23+ models in public as entry terminals to this category and the Galaxy S23 Ultra, which inherits from 2022 the S Pen stylus from the defunct Note family, as the older brother, standing out from the rest for its screen size, battery and camera, mainly.
“The value of technology is measured not just by what it enables people today, but by how it contributes to a better tomorrow,” said TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics during the launch event.
“The entire range of the Galaxy S23 series is the new standard bearer for an experience of smartphone premium that people can trust. We are on a mission to redefine peak performance by fusing power, innovation and sustainability,” she stressed.
The Galaxy S23 series comes in four nature-inspired matte shades: Phantom Black, Cream, Green, and Lavender.and the devices will be on sale from February 17.
The Galaxy S23 starts from about 4.8 million pesos in its most basic version (8 + 128GB), the S23+ will be worth about 6,140,587 with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage, and the S23 Ultra starts from the 7 1 million and will reach 8.3 million pesos in its most powerful version (12GB + 1TB), values calculated based on the value of the $ this February 1 in Colombia.
camera from another world
The camera has become the element that marks the most differences between the different smartphones and Samsung takes this very much into account in order to position the Galaxy S23 Ultra as one of the most attractive options for those looking for a good photo and video camera on their mobile phone.
The headline is made by the 200 megapixels (MP) of its main lens, but its performance in the audiovisual section goes much further.
In addition to this main lens, which has a f1.7 aperture, the Galaxy S23 Ultra incorporates three other lenses: a 12MP ultra-wide angle, a zoom three magnifications with 10 MP resolution and a zoom 10x optical magnification (reaching up to 100x hybridly through software). It also has an autofocus laser to finish rounding off this rear camera.
This is complemented by a Super HDR mode, as well as the Pro and RAW Expert mode, designed for those who want to get the most out of the lenses (although in these functions the maximum compatible quality is 50 MP).
Regarding the video, this ‘top of the range’ records at 8K quality and 30 frames per second, with an improved optical image stabilizer (OIS). For an even better video experience, the new ‘360 Audio Recording’ feature on the Galaxy Buds2 Pro creates multi-dimensional sound.
For its part, the Galaxy S23 and 23 Plus share a triple 50MP camera (f1.8), an ultra-wide angle of 12 MP and a zoom 10 MP three-magnification optical lens (which reaches 30 magnifications in a hybrid form). The entire Galaxy S23 family shares a 12 MP f2.2 front lens with technology dual-pixel to focus faster and the ability to access Video Pro mode also from this front camera.
Pleases the most demanding
The design is another of the hallmarks of this family, which has always been closely linked to those rounded edges. Samsung wants to keep that very own Edge finish, but lowering the curve, so that the grip is as easy as possible for the user, even on the largest screen sizes.
The Galaxy S23 arrive with a 120 hertz (Hz) Dynamic Amoled panel and a maximum brightness of 1,750 nits. The sizes are 6.1 inches on the S23; 6.6 inches for the Plus model, and 6.8 inches for the Ultra.
Another common aspect between the three terminals is the processor, a second-generation Snapdragon 8, which offers great performance even for the most advanced users. gamers.
In addition, to deal with this energy consumption, the S23 improves the battery, which reaches up to 5,000 mAh in the Ultra version (3,900 mAh for the S23 and 4,700 for the S23 Plus), which represents an improvement of 22% compared to the family S22.
By last, the company has announced that the new S series is the first to incorporate Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2which offers greater durability for long-term use, with an average of 22% recycled materials.
Also, all smartphones Galaxy S23 comes packaged in a redesigned box made from 100% recycled paper, thus achieving UL ECOLOGO certification for its low environmental impact.
*With information from Europa Press.