Samsung Galaxy S23 FE with 6.4″ FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 / Exynos 2200, IP68 ratings announced

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S23 FE, the company’s latest Fan Edition smartphone in the S23 series. This has a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate, is powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 or Exynos 2200 depending on the market. India will get the Exynos version, as usual. There is also vapor chamber cooling.

The phone runs Android 13 with One UI 5.1 on top. It will get 4 years of Android updates and 5 years of security updates, similar to the flagships.

It has a new 50MP rear camera, similar to the S23, has a 12MP ultra-wide camera along with a 8MP telephoto camera. There is also a new 10MP front camera. There is advanced digital image stabilization (VDIS) and optical image stabilizer (OIS).

For the first time in a FE series, the S23 FE has a glass back with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It has an aluminum frame. As usual, it has IP68 ratings for dust and water resistance.  It packs a 4500mAh battery with support for 25W fast charging as well as wireless charging and reverse wireless charging support, similar to the S21 FE.

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE specifications
  • 6.4-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED Display, 60~120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Up to 3GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 730 GPU/ Up to 2.8GHz Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 2200 4nm processor with Samsung Xclipse 920 GPU
  • 8GB RAM, 128GB/256GB storage
  • Android 13 with One UI 5.1
  • Dual SIM
  • 50MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 12MP 123˚ Ultra Wide sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 8MP Telephoto camera with OIS, 3X Optical Zoom, f/2.4 aperture
  • 10MP front camera with f/24 aperture
  • Water resistant (IP68)
  • Dimensions: 158.0×76.5×8.2mm; Weight: 209g
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Dolby Atmos
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC
  • 4500mAh (typical) / 4370mAh (minimum) battery with support for 25W wired fast charging, wireless charging, wireless power share
Pricing and availability

The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE comes in Mint, Cream, Graphite, and Purple colours as well as online-exclusive Indigo and Tangerine colours and is priced starting at USD 599 (Rs. 49,845 approx.), and will roll out globally starting from tomorrow, October 5th. We should know the price of the phone in India later today.

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