Samsung has released the new Galaxy S23 FE. It’s a refreshed version of the popular Galaxy S21 FE, with an improved design, performance, and camera. The standout feature of the S23 FE is its design, especially the purple version. Additionally, the phone is IP68-rated and features a 6.4-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a 120Hz refresh rate.
The S23 FE has been upgraded with the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset for the US version, offering powerful performance. The base model comes with 128GB of storage and 8GB of RAM, with no microSD expansion. The camera setup includes a 50MP OIS main camera, an 8MP 3x OIS telephoto, a 12MP ultrawide camera, and a 10MP selfie camera.
Other features of the S23 FE include a 4,500mAh battery with 25W fast charging and wireless charging, dual speakers, and an under-display fingerprint scanner. The S23 FE runs on Android 13 with One UI 5.1. Despite some corner-cutting to keep the price affordable, the S23 FE offers a well-rounded smartphone experience.
Compared to the S21 FE, the S23 FE offers minimal updates, such as a next-gen chip and a higher-resolution main camera. While these updates may not be compelling enough for S21 FE owners to upgrade, the S23 FE still offers a compact and affordable premium smartphone with an excellent display and powerful hardware.
In terms of the unboxing experience, the Galaxy S23 FE comes in an eco-friendly box and includes the S23 FE, a black USB-C-C cable, and a SIM ejection PIN.
Overall, the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE offers an attractive package for those looking for a well-rounded smartphone with premium features at an affordable price.