THE Samsung announced this Tuesday (8) the Galaxy F23, the newest member of the brand’s camera-focused intermediate family. The device brings significant improvements in multiple aspects compared to the Galaxy F22integrated Snapdragon processor, new screen with higher resolution and refresh rate, triple 50 MP camera and more.
Galaxy F23 5G launched with Snapdragon 750G
Samsung’s new intermediate arrives equipped with the Snapdragon 750G 5G chipset, even used in the Galaxy A52 5G, which comes to replace the previous generation Helio G80, one of the biggest upgrades of the launch. The platform of Qualcomm is accompanied by 4 GB or 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, with the possibility of expansion via Micro SD cards up to 1 TB.
The screen is another area where the Galaxy F23 marks substantial advances over the Galaxy F22 – the novelty features a 6.6-inch IPS LCD panel, with a Full HD+ resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. In addition, for the first time in the Galaxy F range, there is glass with Gorilla Glass 5 protection, promising high resistance to scratches and light impacts.
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In addition to hardware, the design of the launch is very reminiscent Galaxy A family brothers, with a plastic construction and a rectangular camera module integrated into the rear panel, but with some characteristics of its own: the sides are slightly more rounded, the blue and green color options clash with the tones seen in other devices , and there is a notch in the teardrop shape to house the 8 MP front camera.
The rest of the lenses include a 50MP main sensor, an 8MP ultrawide sensor with a 123° field of view, the largest ever on a Galaxy F device, as well as a 2MP macro lens. The device is powered by a 5,000mAh battery, the same capacity as its predecessor, but now with support for the South Korean giant’s 25W fast charging.
Additionally, the Galaxy F23 5G features Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, mono audio, P2 headphone jack, FM radio, fingerprint reader integrated into the power button on the side and Android 12, running One UI 4.1, with two guaranteed major software updates and 4 years of security updates.
price and availability
The Samsung Galaxy F23 5G will be launched in India first, with MSRPs of Rs. 128GB. There is still no information on the availability of the device in other markets.
Samsung Galaxy F23 5G: technical sheet
- Display: 6.6-inch IPS LCD, 2400 x 1080 pixel Full HD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, Gorilla Glass 5
- Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G
- RAM memory: 4 GB or 6 GB
- Internal storage: 128 GB
- Rear camera: 50 MP (Main, f/1.8) + 8 MP (Ultra wide, f/2.2, 123°) + 2 MP (Macro, f/2.4)
- Front camera: 8 MP (f/2.2)
- Dimensions: 165.5 x 77 x 8.4mm
- Weight: 198 grams
- Battery: 5,000mAh with 25W fast charging
- Extras: 5G, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, expansion via MicroSD up to 1TB, fingerprint reader on the side, FM radio, P2 connector, mono sound
- Available colors: Aqua Blue (light blue) and Forest Green (dark green)
- Operating system: Android 12, under One UI 4.1