Samsung Galaxy S23 / Ultra series adopts new OLED screen – power consumption drops drastically


Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra

Samsung has made a couple of major upgrades to the new Galaxy S23 series. Better camera quality, slightly greater battery capacity, faster software, louder speakers, and even faster charging speed are all part of this. Similar to the Galaxy S22 Ultra, Samsung continues to use OLED panels with a peak brightness of 1750 nits. Most people believe that Samsung uses the same panels on the Galaxy S23 series, but this is not the case.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra

The Galaxy S23 series, according to Samsung Display officials, has a slightly newer OLED display with greater energy efficiency. To lower power usage while improving brightness, a novel organic material is used. Samsung Display does this by boosting the speed of electron transfer in the organic layers. According to official figures, the new panel’s power consumption is cut by 13% to 16% in order to achieve the same brightness level.

The new screens in the Samsung Galaxy S23 series, according to Dylan Raga, a display expert at XDA Developers, consume 0.6W less power than the iPhone 14 Pro and achieve 1150 nits of brightness. In addition, the new screen includes fresher red subpixels and wider green subpixels. This could be linked to higher power efficiency. The new phones also have Eye Care certification and Vision Enhancement, which improves colours in bright lighting. This also has an impact on the battery life upgrades of the Samsung Galaxy S23, S23+, and S23 Ultra. A more power-efficient Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 For Galaxy CPU, a more efficient OLED panel, and better software have greatly increased battery life for Samsung’s new Galaxy S23 series.

S23 display

Samsung Galaxy S23 series screen

The 2nd-gen Dynamic AMOLED (Dynamic AMOLED 2X) screen is used in the Samsung Galaxy S23 series. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra optimizes the curvature of the curved screen, creating a flatter and wider visual effect. The Samsung Galaxy S23 series also includes an upgraded comfort function that allows users to change the colour tone and contrast of the screen to assist prevent eye fatigue. The next-generation Vision booster technology has been improved even further. Throughout the day, it can automatically modify and increase colour and contrast based on three distinct ambient lights. This implies that the screen can give good display effects in a variety of lighting conditions.

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra features a 6.8-inch 3088 x 1440 OLED screen with a refresh rate of 120Hz (1 – 120Hz). It comes with a 5000 mAh battery and supports 45W rapid charging as well as 10W wireless charging. The Samsung Galaxy S23 has a 6.1-inch 2340 x 1080 OLED screen with a refresh rate of 120Hz (48 – 120Hz LTPO). It is powered by a 3900 mAh battery and supports both 25W rapid charging and 10W wireless charging. The Samsung Galaxy S23+ screen reaches 6.6 inches and features a 2340 x 1080 OLED display. It has a 4700 mAh battery with a refresh rate of 120Hz (48 – 120Hz LTPO). This gadget also has 45W fast charging and 10W wireless charging capabilities.

Samsung Galaxy S23 / Plus / Ultra released in China

Yesterday, the launch event for the Samsung Galaxy S23 series was held in China. At this event, the company officially revealed the price of this new flagship series in China. The price of the flagship phone starts at 5199 yuan ($759). It is 500 yuan ($73) cheaper than the previous model.

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Samsung Galaxy S23

Samsung Galaxy S23:

  • 8GB + 128GB: 5199 yuan ($759)
  • 8GB + 256GB: 5699 yuan ($832)
  • 8GB + 512GB: 6499 yuan ($949)

Galaxy S23+ price

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Galaxy S23+:

  • 8GB + 256GB: 6999 yuan ($1,022)
  • 8GB + 512GB: 7999 yuan ($1,168)

Ultra price

Galaxy S23 Ultra:

  • 8GB + 256GB: 8999 yuan ($1,314)
  • 12GB + 256GB: 9699 yuan ($1,416)
  • 12GB + 512GB: 10699 yuan ($1,562)
  • 12GB + 1TB: 12699 yuan ($1,854)

The Samsung Galaxy S23 series is now available for pre-order, and it will be available for purchase across all channels on February 24th. When you make an appointment, you can select one of three gifts.

According to previous rumours, the Samsung Galaxy S23 series will feature a faster version of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor. This device also uses the new 200MP wide-angle camera. There are also two 10MP telephoto cameras and two 12MP ultra-wide-angle cameras. The camera has optical zoom capabilities of 3x and 10x, as well as digital zoom capabilities of up to 100x.

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has a 6.8-inch 3088 x 1440 OLED screen with a refresh rate of 120Hz (1-120Hz). The battery of this gadget is 5000 mAh, and it supports 45W fast charging and 10W wireless charging. The device is 8.9mm thick, 234g in weight, supports Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, UWB, IP68 and has an S Pen stylus.

Samsung Galaxy S23 series pre-orders break records in South Korea

After the release of the Galaxy S23 series, Samsung opened pre-orders, luring a large number of buyers. In India, the Samsung S23 series got 140,000 pre-orders in the first 24 hours. According to Korean media sources, the Samsung Galaxy 23 series got 1.09 million pre-orders in South Korea within seven days. This is more than 7% higher than the Galaxy S22 series from last year. This is the largest pre-order number for the Samsung Galaxy S series in an Asian country, following even greater pre-order volumes for the Samsung Galaxy Note10 series in August 2019, which reached approximately 1.38 million units.

Galaxy S23 Ultra

According to South Korean media, the Galaxy S23 Ultra model accounts for 60% of all orders. The regular Galaxy S23 accounts for 24%, with the Galaxy S23+ accounting for about 15% of all orders. In comparison, pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4 last summer totalled 970,000 units, falling short of the million-unit mark.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip used in the Galaxy S23 series is 30% better than the chip used in the Galaxy S22. The NPU architecture’s performance has increased by around 49%, while the GPU’s performance has increased by about 41%.  The Galaxy S23 Ultra supports real-time ray tracing.

The Galaxy S23 series is also equipped with an enhanced comfort function, which can adjust the colour tone and contrast of the screen to help users reduce eye fatigue. The next-gen Vision booster tech has been further upgraded. It can automatically adjust and enhance colour and contrast according to three different ambient lights throughout the day.

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