The Samsung Galaxy S23 Series: Designed for a Premium Experience Today and Beyond
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today unveiled the Galaxy S23 Ultra, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23. This marks a new era of Samsung Galaxy’s ultimate premium phone experience.
The New Samsung Galaxy S23 Series
Samsung Galaxy’s epic camera gives users more freedom to explore their creativity. Now, they can capture truly cinematic Nightography videos with transformative AI. The Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy” unleashes premium experiences. This includes groundbreaking AI, future-ready mobile gaming features, and powerfully sustained gameplay with the world’s fastest mobile graphics. On the Galaxy S23 Ultra, users can find an embedded S Pen that many long-time Samsung Galaxy users know and love offer more possibilities. They can use it for productivity, notetaking, hobbies, and more. All the Galaxy S23 series’ new standard-setting innovations are housed within a striking design. This advances the company’s sustainability commitment with more components made using recycled materials than any other Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
“The value of impactful technology is measured, not just by what it enables for people today, but also how it contributes to a better future,” said TM Roh. Roh is the President and Head of Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics. “The entire Galaxy S series lineup is the new standard-bearer of trustworthy premium smartphone experiences. We’re on a mission to redefine peak performance by bringing together powerful, lasting innovations and sustainability.”
A Samsung Galaxy Camera with More Megapixels and Extensive Creative Controls, From Day to Night
Galaxy S23 Ultra makes it easier for any level of photographer to capture phenomenal content. It offers Samsung Galaxy’s most advanced camera system, tailored for nearly any lighting conditions and engineered to render incredible detail. Improved Nightography capabilities transform how the Galaxy S series optimizes photos and videos in a wide range of ambient conditions. Filming a favorite song at a concert, or snapping a selfie at the aquarium, — users can get sharper images and videos. Visual noise that usually ruins low-light images is corrected by a new AI-powered image signal processing (ISP) algorithm. It enhances object details and color tone.
Expect Amazing Improvements
In a Samsung Galaxy-first, Galaxy S23 Ultra boasts a new 200MP Adaptive Pixel sensor. This captures epic moments with incredible precision. It uses pixel binning to support multiple levels of high-resolution processing at once. The Galaxy S23 series also introduces fast autofocus and our first Super HDR selfie camera. There is a jump from 30fps to 60fps, for noticeably better front-facing images and videos.
For users who want creative control and customization, the Galaxy S23 series offers a suite of tools that differentiate any photography experience. The Expert RAW app, available exclusively on Samsung Galaxy, enables DSLR-style image shooting and editing in RAW and JPEG. Now, there is no bulky camera equipment required. Users can experiment with Multiple exposures of photo art or capture a clear view of the Milky Way with Astrophoto settings. And now, after being downloaded on Galaxy S23, Expert RAW features can be accessed within Samsung’s native Camera app. Meanwhile, the new zoom capabilities on the Galaxy Watch5 series’ Camera Controller app empower users to capture a perfectly framed shot right from their wrist.
Additional camera advancements in the Samsung Galaxy S23
Low-light or in situations that would normally create a blur, videos are stable. This is due to the doubled optical image stabilizer (OIS) angles in all directions on Galaxy S23 Ultra.
Recording videos feel more cinematic with enhanced 8K video10 at 30 frames per second with a wider angle.
Advanced, object-based AI analyzes each detail in the frame. This is even down to minute facial features such as hair and eyes, to carefully reflect a person’s dynamic characteristics.
For an even more enhanced video experience, the new 360 Audio Recording feature11 on Galaxy Buds2 Pro creates multi-dimensional sound.
On Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23, the iconic Samsung Galaxy camera also gets an upgraded look. The contoured housing has been removed. Indeed, it is a new era of essential Galaxy design that makes the entire series stand out.
Premium Performance Makes Way for the Future of Mobile Gaming
For creators and gamers alike, the desire to push limits and constantly reimagine what’s possible requires technology that outpaces expectations. Together, Samsung and Qualcomm optimized the Samsung Galaxy experience. They offer the brand new “Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy”, the most powerful and efficient platform ever in a Samsung Galaxy smartphone and the fastest Snapdragon available today. Meanwhile, on the Galaxy S23 Ultra, a 5000mAh battery 13 powers a larger camera than Galaxy S22 Ultra without increasing the device’s size.
A new CPU microarchitecture boosts the processing abilities of the Galaxy S23 series by about 30 percent compared to the Galaxy S22 series.18 Capturing stunning photos in low light requires trillions of calculations per second, so Samsung Galaxy’s highly efficient NPU architecture has been optimized by 49 percent to balance performance and power while using an AI algorithm to help users take epic photos and videos.12 One of the most significant improvements to the Galaxy S23 series is the optimized GPU, which is approximately 41 percent faster compared to Galaxy 22 series and designed especially for power users.12
Galaxy S23 Ultra comes ready to support real-time ray tracing as it comes to the mobile gaming mainstream. Users will be able to see lifelike renderings of scenes. This is due to technology that simulates and tracks every ray of light. Plus, Samsung Galaxy’s vapor chamber, now bigger19 and on every Galaxy S23 series model, keeps your gaming marathon going.
All this power underpins Galaxy S23 Ultra’s expansive 6.8-inch20 edge display. It has a reduced curvature to create a larger and flatter surface area for the best visual experience. Samsung Galaxy’s unique Enhanced comfort feature allows users to adjust color tones and contrast levels. Using this, they lessen eye strain from screen time at night. Vision booster now adjusts at three levels of lighting22 instead of two to combat brightness and glare in daylight.
Samsung Galaxy S23 is Designed with the Planet in Mind
The Galaxy S23 series raises the bar for premium technology. This is the type that can enrich people’s lives and help contribute to a healthier planet. Since the Galaxy S22 series, Samsung Galaxy increases its use of recycled materials. Galaxy S23 series also has a wider variety of recycled materials than any other Galaxy smartphone. These materials include pre-consumer recycled aluminum and post-consumer recycled plastics from discarded fishing nets, PET bottles, and water barrels.
The new S series is the first to market Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus® 2. These brands offer durability for long-term use. And they consist of an average of 22 percent pre-consumer recycled content25. Plus, every Galaxy S23 smartphone comes in redesigned packaging.