The Samsung Galaxy S23 Series was just unveiled today, marking a new era of Samsung Galaxy’s ultimate premium phone experience.
Samsung Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 Ultra were just unveiled, featuring epic cameras that give users more freedom to explore their creativity, like capturing truly cinematic Nightography videos with transformative AI. Its Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy also unleashes premium experiences. This include groungbreaking AI, future-ready mobile gaming feature, and powerfully sustained gameplay with the world’s fastest mobile graphics. On the S23 Ultra, an embedded S Pen offers more possibilities for productivity, notetaking, hobbies, and more. And to advance the company’s commitment to sustainability, the new S23 Series’ components are 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. 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.”TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile eXperience Business at Samsung Electronics
More Megapixels and Extensive Creative Controls
The S23 Ultra offers Samsung Galaxy’s most advanced camera system yet. It is 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. Users will be able to get sharper images and videos, whether filming your favorite song in a concert, snapping a selfie at the aquarium, or even grabbing a group shot of friends at dinner. Visual noise that usually ruins low-light images is corrected by a new AI-powered image signal processing (ISP) algorithm that enhances object details and color tone.
A new 200MP Adaptive Pixel sensor is also featured on the S23 Ultra. It uses pixel binning to support multiple levels of high-resolution processing at once. And the series also introduces fast autofocus and their first Super HDR selfie camera, jumping from 30fps to 60fps. This results in a noticeably better front-facing images and videos.
For users who want the ultimate creative control and customization, the series offers a suite of tools that differentiate any photography experience. Expert RAW app, that’s exclusively available on Samsung Galaxy, enables DSLR-style image shooting and editing in RAW and JPEG. Users can also experiment with Multiple exposures photo art or capture a clear view of the Milky Way with Astrophoto settings. Expert Raw features can also now be accessed within the S23’s native Camera app. Meanwhile, the new zoom capabilities on Galaxy Watch5 series’ Camera Controller app enable users to capture a perfectly framed shot right from their wrist.
Additional camera advancements include:
- Low-light or in situations that would normally create a blur, videos are stable with doubled optical image stabilization (OIS) angles in all directions on the S23 Ultra.
- Recording videos feel more cinematic with enhanced 8K video at 30fps with a wider angle.
- Advanced object-based AI analyzes each detail in the frame, even down to minute facial features such as hair and eyes, to carefully reflect a person’s dynamic characteristic.
- For an even more enhanced video experience, the new 360 Audio Recording feature on the Galaxy Buds2 Pro creates multi-dimensional sound.
The iconic Samsung Galaxy camera also gets an upgraded look on the S23 and S23+. The contour housing has been removed, making the entire series stand out.
Premium Performance for Mobile Gaming
Samsung and Qualcomm has optimized the Samsung Galaxy experience with the brand new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy. It’s the most powerful and efficient platform ever in a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, as well as the fastest Snapdragon available today. Meanwhile, the S23 Ultra also feature a 5000mAh battery that powers a larger camera than the S22 Ultra.
A newly designed CPU micro architecture boosts the processing abilities of the new Galaxy S23 Series by about 30% compared to the Galaxy S22 Series. Its highly efficient NPU architecture has been optimized by 49% to balance performance and power while using an AI algorithm to help users take epic photos and videos. Another improvement to the series is the optimized GPU, which is approximately 41% faster compared to the previous series, and is designed especially for power users.
The S23 Ultra also comes ready to support real-time ray tracing as it comes to the mobile gaming mainstream. Users will be able to see noticeably more lifelike renderings of scenes, thanks to technology that simulates and tracks every ray of light. Plus, Samsung Galaxy’s now bigger vapor chamber keeps your gaming marathon going.
To maximize the mobile gaming experience, the S23 Ultra sports an expansive 6.8-inch edge display with a reduced curvature to create a larger and flatter surface area. Its unique Enhanced comfort feature allows users to adjust color tones and contrast levels, which lessens eye strain from screen time at night. Vision booster now adjusts at three levels of lighting instead of two in order to combat brightness and glare in daylight.
Designed with the Planet in Mind
Since the Galaxy S22 Series, Samsung Galaxy has increased its use of recycled materials. The Galaxy S23 Series now has a wider variety of recycled materials than any other Galaxy smartphone. This includes pre-consumer recycled aluminum and glass and post-consumer recycled plastics sourced from discarded fishing nets, PET bottles, and water barrels. The new series is also the first to market Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2, which offers durability for long-term use. It also consists of an average of 22% pre-consumer recycled content. Plus, every S23 Series device comes in a redesigned packaging box which applied paper made with 100% recycled paper. The new series is also UL ECOLOGO certified. This means the product has been certified for reduced environmental impact.
For users who want to extend the life of their device, The Galaxy S3 Series’ premium experience can be sustained through the years with 4 generations of OS upgrades and 5 years of security updates. To enhance its longevity, users can also leverage programs such as Samsung Care, a support service for accidental damages, repair, and more.
User-Friendly Security and Privacy
Every Samsung smartphone comes with their end-to-end Samsung Knox protection. It has received more government and industry certifications than any other mobile device, platform, or solution on the market. Its Security and Privacy Dashboard gives users full visibility over who has access to their data and how it’s being used. With just a glance, it’s easy to see if personal data is at risk and receive simple prompts to change settings for a more secure experience. Users can also decide exactly which apps and programs get access to their data and how it can be used. For an added layer of security, Knox Vault protects critical information by isolating it from the rest of the device. This includes the OS, for added protection against vulnerabilities.
More Freedom and Flexibility
Samsung Multi Control now extends to the Galaxy S23 Series. It connects mouse and keyboard functionality between a Samsung Galaxy PC and tablet for the ultimate flexibility. Plus, enhanced text usability makes it easy to copy and paste text, like URLs, from one device to another. On the S23 Ultra, Google Meet paired with Samsung Notes and the embedded S Pen, now make video calls even more collaborative. Google Meet live sharing also allow participants to simultaneously co-edit a document from each of their Android devices, rather that viewing a shared screen.
Price and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy S23 Series comes in 4 nature-inspired matte hues: Phantom Black, Cream, Green, and Lavender. The Galaxy S23 will retail for PHP 53,990 for the 128GB variant, and PHP 57,990 for the 256GB variant. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S23+ will retail for PHP 68,990 for the 256GB variant, and PHP 76,990 for the 512GB variant. Lastly, the Galaxy S23 Ultra will retail for PHP 81,990 for the 256GB variant, and PHP 89,990 for the 512GB variant. A Samsung.com-exclusive 1TB variant of the Galaxy S23 Ultra is also available at PHP 103,990.
The 1TB variant will also be inlcuded in a limited-edition Samsung Galaxy VIP bundle offered exclusively on Samsung.com. The VIP bundle also includes Galaxy Watch5 Pro 46mm, Galaxy Buds2 Pro, Super Fast Wireless Duo Charger, Galaxy 23 Ultra Leather Cover, and 1-year Samsung Care+ coverage. All this for a discounted price of PHP 118,378.
Pre-Order Freebies and Discounts
The new Galaxy devices are now on pre-order. If you pre-order from February 2-23 through Samsung.com, you will get to enjoy discounts of up to PHP 76,000. This includes a free Memory Upgrade worth up to PHP 8,000. They will instantly get the higher memory variant for the price of the lower variant within the same model lineup. Those who will trade-in their old devices can also enjoy savings of up to PHP 13,000 on top of their old phone’s residual value. In addition, they will get an e-voucher worth up to PHP 5,000, a 50% discount on the Galaxy Buds2 Pro, and 30% off on the Galaxy Watch5 Series. On top of this, they will also get a free 1-year Samsung Care+ coverage worth PHP 5,999, and earn double Samsung Rewards points.
The Galaxy S23 Series is also available for pre-order through Samsung Experience Stores, Authorized Stores, Lazada, Shopee, Abenson.com, and MemoXperss Online. Customers who will pre-order through these channels from February 2 to 23 will enjoy up to PHP 65,000 worth of discounts. This also includes the free Memory Upgrade, additional savings for traded-in devices, 50% off on the Galaxy Buds2 Pro, and 30% off on the Galaxy Watch5 Series.
For full specifications of the Galaxy S Series, you can check out the link below.