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Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus: Specifications revealed

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Now only two weeks remain for the Galaxy S23 series to launch, and rumors and leaks are still gaining pace. Informatively, all three devices of this series- Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra will put their first step in front of us on 1st February 2023. Just a few hours ago, the S23 Ultra’s complete specs were leaked, and now the specs of the remaining S23 and S23+ also appeared on the internet. 

Meanwhile, the specifications of these devices were leaked previously as well, but this time TM Roh, the CEO of Samsung himself, confirmed some of them. Particularly, the official has confirmed this series’ processor, camera hardware, and software upgrades. Besides, a leak star RolandQuandt has also shared the specs sheet of both these devices, which reveals enough about them. 

Let us tell you that both these devices are alike too much, and some of their specs are also the same. Notably, the versions of OS and UI, processors, camera configuration, sensors, network connectivity, and some other specs are similar in both of them. Let’s take a look at their complete specifications. 

Galaxy S23: Know the specs here

The soon-to-be-launched Galaxy S23 series is the entry-level device of Samsung’s flagship series Galaxy S. It will be booted with Android 13 with a layer of One UI 5.1 on top of it. This device will feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC and a 6.1-inch AMOLED display. Generally, it will come with a total of 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Apart from it, the in-depth information is provided below- 

Display- The Galaxy S23 device has a 6.1 inches Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 2340 x 1080 pixels, Infinity-O-Display, with a refresh rate of 48-120 Hz. It has got Gorilla Glass Victus 2 for better protection. Its display has the support of HDR10+ pixel density and 425 PPI. 

RAM and Storage- This device will get only one RAM variant with a total of 8GB RAM but two storage options of 128GB and 256 GB. Notably, the company has used the LPDDR5 RAM technology in it, which is more reliable than the previous LPDDR. 

Dimensions- 146.3 x 70.9 x 7.6mm.

Weight- 167 grams. 

Battery & charging- This device features a 3900 mAh battery with charging support of 25W (wired), and 10W (wireless). 

Software- Android 13 with One UI 5.1 on top of it.

Processor- Qualcomm’s Overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4nm).

Rear Camera Configuration- It has got a triple camera setup on the back, of which one is a 50 MP shooter (main camera, 85°, f/1.8, 23mm, OIS, Dual Pixel), one is a 12 MP camera (ultra wide-angle lens, 120°, f/2.2, 13mm), and last one is a 10 MP shooter (telephoto, 36°, f/2.4, 69mm, 3x optical zoom). It also supports capturing 30 fps for 8K resolution video and 60 fps for 4K resolution video. 

Front Camera- Samsung has provided a selfie camera of 12MP quality (f/2.2, 80°, 25mm, HDR10+) in it. 

Sensors- Accelerometer, Barometer, Ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor, Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, UWB (UWB Plus only)

Network & Connectivity- This device shows support towards 2G (GPRS/EDGE), 3G (UMTS), 4G (LTE), and 5G networks. Also has the support of Bluetooth 5.3, USB Type-C, NFC, and Wi-Fi 6e connectivity. 

Satellite/Connectivity- GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Colors- Black, Cotton, Green, Purple

Other specs- Waterproof according to IP68, dual SIM (2x Nano + E-SIM), GPS, face recognition, stereo speakers. Dolby Atmos, Wireless PowerShare, DeX, child mode, data security: KNOX, ODE, EAS, MDM, VPN

Galaxy S23+: Specifications 

The Galaxy S23+ is the mid-range device of Samsung’s flagship series Galaxy S23. It is also booted with the Android 13 and One UI 5.1 on top of it. It also features the same Overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC as the vanilla device but a larger AMOLED display of 6.6 inches. Informatively, most of the specs of this device are similar to the vanilla device, but it does get a bit of modification. Its complete specs are listed below- 

Display- This S23+ device has a 6.6 inches Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 2340 x 1080 pixels, Infinity-O-Display, which has the same refresh rate of 48-120 Hz as the S23 device. It, too has a Gorilla Glass Victus 2 for protection and has the support of HDR10+ pixel density and 393 PPI.

RAM and Storage- Its RAM and storage variants are also similar to the vanilla device, which means it will come with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and two storage options of 128GB and 256GB. 

Dimensions- 157.8×76.2×7.6mm.

Weight- 195 grams. 

Battery & charging- Thankfully, there is an improvement in its battery capacity and charging support than the vanilla device. It features a 4700 mAh, which has got 45W wired fast charging and 10W wireless charging support. 

Software- Android 13 with One UI 5.1 on top of it.

Processor- Qualcomm’s Overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4nm).

Rear Camera Configuration- It has got a triple camera setup on the back, of which one is a 50 MP shooter (main camera, 85°, f/1.8, 23mm, OIS, Dual Pixel), one is a 12 MP camera (ultra wide-angle lens, 120°, f/2.2, 13mm), and last one is a 10 MP shooter (telephoto, 36°, f/2.4, 69mm, 3x optical zoom). It also supports capturing 30 fps for 8K resolution video and 60 fps for 4K resolution video. 

Front Camera- Samsung has provided a selfie camera of 12MP quality (f/2.2, 80°, 25mm, HDR10+) in it. 

Sensors- Accelerometer, Barometer, Ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor, Gyro sensor Geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, UWB (UWB Plus only)

Network & Connectivity- This device shows support towards 2G (GPRS/EDGE), 3G (UMTS), 4G (LTE), and 5G networks. Also has the support of Bluetooth 5.3, USB Type-C, NFC, and Wi-Fi 6e connectivity. 

Satellite/Connectivity- GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo

Colors- Black, Cotton, Green, Purple

Other specs- Waterproof according to IP68, dual SIM (2x Nano + E-SIM), GPS, face recognition, stereo speakers. Dolby Atmos, Wireless PowerShare, DeX, child mode, data security: KNOX, ODE, EAS, MDM, VPN

Apart from these two, the Galaxy S23 series also has a top-of-the-line Ultra device (Galaxy S23 Ultra), whose specification has been leaked today. If you want to have a look at this top-of-the-line Ultra device, you can check our previous article here, which is dedicated to the Galaxy S23 Ultra device completely. 


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Samsung boosts North American AI with Former Apple Siri lead 

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Samsung is integrating its two North American AI research centers. On the other hand, it is also hiring a former Apple executive to lead the newly combined team. This step hints that Samsung is strengthening its AI research and development (R&D) efforts in North America. 

The reports suggest that the brand has made the announcement internally this week, around the same time Apple kicked off a much-anticipated expansion into AI, as revealed by the people who asked not to be identified since the changes have yet to be announced. 

The Korean giant is working on a new operation called the North America AI Center, integrating its teams in Toronto and Mountain View, California. Samsung’s research arm “Ecntralized” the two centers to improve operations and increase efficiency, according to an internal memo viewed by Bloomberg. The brand didn’t disclose the exact reason for what would happen to the two offices. 

This step directly suggests that the world’s two largest technology firms are getting more aggressive in AI. Murat Akback, a former Apple executive, will head up the division. According to the memo from the iPhone maker, Akback was  “responsible for defining and executing the strategy for Siri, Apple’s digital assistant, focusing on personalization, contextualization, and advancements in conversational and multimodal AI.” 

Apple announced a significant AI boost focusing on upgrading Siri and user experience through a system called Apple Intelligence. They hold OpenAI technology for some features but rely heavily on in-house development. On the other hand, the Korean giant integrated its North American AI research centers. He hired an ex-Apple AI expert, potentially to power up its AI development (R&D) in North America. They dedicatedly use Google Gemini technology for their AI mechanism. 

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June 2024 security is now live for Galaxy Z Flip 5 devices

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After introducing the June 2024 security patch to the Galaxy S series flagship devices, the company has now started rolling out the update to Galaxy Z Fold 5 devices; it is worth noting that the update has been spotted in the Central American regions.

Galaxy Z Flip 5 June 2024 Security Update: What’s New In This Update

As per the information, the Galaxy Z Fold 5 is spotted getting a June 2024 security patch update in Guatemala with the firmware version number F731BXXS2CXEA. With the latest update, you will get some new features that will improve the overall performance of the devices. The update is expected to be available to more units in the coming days.

The June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy device will provide nearly 60 fixes, and Google has addressed 37 security vulnerabilities in the Android ecosystem. Meanwhile, Samsung has also brought 22 more patches that will improve the security of the Galaxy devices.

Additionally, the update may provide some new features that will improve the overall performance and enhancement of the devices. Along with this, the update may also offer some differences, which will enhance the overall performance and stability of the devices.

If you use the Galaxy Z Flip 5 in the Central American region, you should receive new update notifications on your device. If you haven’t received an update, you can manually check for it.

The Galaxy Z Flip 5 was launched back in 2023; the device came with Android 13, and later, it grabbed its first significant update in the form of Android 14 and One UI 6.1. According to the Samsung software policy, it will get a new update till five years from the launch, so the device, where the device will get four major OS update and several security patch updates for five years

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Samsung introduced a Smart Device platform called SmartThings Pro

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Samsung introduced a new platform called SmartThings Pro, which is dedicated to smart devices. It is a pretty advanced version of their existing SmartThings platform specifically designed for businesses, corporations, enterprises, and schools. It will be released soon in South Korea and expand globally by the end of 2024. 

Samsung Inroduces SmartThings Pro

Samsung introduced SmartThings Pro at the Infocomm 2024 expo in Las Vegas, USA. The giant assures that it is a hyper-connectivity platform that authorizes improved integration between smart devices and services; for instance, it can be used to link and adequately manage air conditioning, humidity control, lighting, security cameras, intelligent signage displays, temperature control, and TVs in a hotel or office space. 

SmartThings Pro offers a separate dashboard view for checking each device’s connection status through AI analysis. Its AI Energy Saving Mode can reduce the power consumption of devices such as AC and displays in a business environment. Samsung’s enterprise-grade smart device management platform will feature APIs that businesses and enterprises can use to merge their systems into SmartThings Pro. 

Cisco’s Control Hub will bring its famous video conferencing solution, whereas Aqara’s collaboration will enhance hotel guests’ experiences. The Korean giant has also started gearing up to integrate Quividi’s cloud-based customer data analysis platform. 

The Vice President of Samsung Electronics’ B2B Solutions Team, Park Chan-woo, stated, “We will further develop Samsung Electronics’ IoT solutions for the B2B market through SmartThings Pro. We will provide customized solutions optimized for everything from residential and commercial spaces to public facilities like schools.”   

Apart from this, the Korean giant also introduced its massive 420-inch display, The Wall, a modular Micro LED display. It features extremely high brightness, self-emissive pixels, perfect blacks, self-emissive pixels, and more. The brand has also displayed its transparent Micro LED TV technology. SmartThings Pro is compatible with intelligent digital signages and hotel TVs that run Tizen 7.0.

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