Debunking rumors that Samsung might not launch the Galaxy S Fan Edition (FE) model for the second year in a row, a new report suggests that Samsung is considering launching the Galaxy S23 FE.
Debunking rumors that Samsung might not launch the Galaxy S Fan Edition (FE) model for the second year in a row, a new report suggests that Samsung is considering launching the Galaxy S23 FE possibly in the fourth quarter (Q4) of this year. According to a report by Sam Mobile, Samsung may ditch the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets for the S23 FE and opt for its own Exynos 2200 chip in all markets, including the US.
To recall, the Galaxy S22 series was powered by the Exynos 2200 SoC in Europe and was Samsung’s first chip with an AMD GPU, and it was a mess, the report added.
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S23 FE specs could include a 50MP rear camera, which will be a big upgrade from its predecessor. Samsung’s Galaxy Fan Edition (FE) series is known to span the upper mid-range smartphone segment.
The South Korean tech giant didn’t launch the Galaxy S22 FE in 2022 due to the global chipset crisis, but it may refresh its Galaxy FE lineup this year.
According to a previous report by a Korean publication called Daily Hankooki, the tech giant is likely to launch the Galaxy S23 FE in August or September 2023.
The Galaxy S23 FE will be an improved iPhone version of the rival flagship of the Galaxy S23 series, which was launched a few days ago. However, the real competitor to the Galaxy S23 series would be the Apple iPhone 15 series, which is expected to be introduced this fall. Depending on the price and specifications, the Galaxy S23 FE will compete with the OnePlus 11R, which was launched alongside the OnePlus 11 in India.
To recall, the Galaxy S20 FE, which was launched in September 2020, was the first model in the Galaxy FE series, followed by the launch of the Galaxy S21 FE, which was launched in January 2022.
The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE was launched with a near-flagship set of specs that included a 6.4-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED display with a resolution of 2,340 x 1,080 pixels, a refresh rate of 120Hz, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. The phone came with the company’s proprietary Exynos 2100 SoC paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The phone used a custom OneUI skin based on Android 13.
The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE has been rumored in the past. While a few leaks suggest that the smartphone may not launch at all, others hint at its alleged features. Now, according to a report from SamMobile, the South Korean smartphone brand may bring the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE in the fourth quarter of 2023.
“From what we hear: Samsung is indeed planning to launch the Galaxy S23 FE and it will arrive sometime in the fourth quarter of 2023. And it may have a surprise in store that may or may not make you happy. ,” the report states.
According to her, unlike other phones in the Samsung Galaxy S23 series, which are powered by a Qualcomm processor, the Fan Edition may feature the company’s own Exynos processor. The report says that the Galaxy S23 FE may run on the Exynos 2200 chipset for all markets, including the US.
Previous rumors have suggested that the phone may have a 50MP primary camera on the back. The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is said to be offered in two storage variants – 128GB and 256GB. It is expected to feature 6GB and 8GB of RAM. Like its predecessor, the phone may have a 4,500 mAh battery.
The device may offer 25-watt fast charging. According to the report, the Samsung S23 FE will have the model number SM-S711x.
Samsung recently launched the Samsung Galaxy F14 5G in the country. It is a budget phone that is powered by the company’s own Exynos processor. The battery has a capacity of 6000 mAh and offers 25-watt fast charging.