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Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
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7.9/10
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The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE currently has an Informr score of 7.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 35 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Android
Operating system
Operating system
Android
2.8 GHz
Processor
Processor
2.8 GHz
6.4"
Screen Size
Screen Size
6.4"
50+ MP, f/1.8
Camera
Camera
50+ MP, f/1.8
4500 mAh
Battery


What the Critics Are Saying...


Pocket-lint
Pocket-lint

I asked why this phone exists at the beginning of this review, and I think the answer only really becomes clear when you compare it to the S23 Plus or S24 Plus. The S23 FE is effectively about offering that big-screen experience with a powerful, fast processor at a much cheaper price than the Plus-s...

- Cam Bunton, Pocket-lint
NextPit
NextPit

Technically, Samsung delivered a really great smartphone in a very confident and experienced manner. However, there is the elephant in the room: other devices from the company might cannibalize its sales! It features the expected great performance, a wonderful display, a well-balanced camera line-up...

- Carsten Drees, NextPit
DxOMark
DxOMark

The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE, the special Fan Edition from the S23 series, struggled in most of our battery tests, particularly in autonomy. When used moderately, the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE provided a bit less than two days of autonomy, which is below average in our database. When testing under individu...

- DxOMark
CyberShack
CyberShack

The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE name makes little sense when it uses a different processor circa 2022 and is built to a price point. Yes, other makers do the same with very different Lite, Standard, Pro and Ultra versions of the same family. But FE is an excellent sub-brand and could stand alone now as a...

- Ray Shaw, CyberShack
WhistleOut
WhistleOut

The Galaxy S23 FE is a great semi-premium phone, as long as you're not paying full price. Thankfully, we've already seen plenty of discounts that make Samsung's latest a much more attractive proposition.

- Alex Choros, WhistleOut


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The Galaxy S23 FE price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Samsung Galaxy S23 FE prices from around the web here on The Informr.


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Samsung backs up the Galaxy S23 FE with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


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Screen Size
6.4"

The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE's screen size is 6.4 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.8 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SM8450 (4 nm) Octa-core 2.8 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 13 operating system (OS).

Camera
50+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 50+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

Storage
128/256 GB

Internal memory is 128/256 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
4500mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4500 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 2340 minutes, 1200 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy S23 FE Specs

Overview
Release Date October 5, 2023
Regions Available USA
Operating System Android 13

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SM8450 (4 nm) Octa-core 2.8 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
RAM 8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.80 W/kg
Body: 0.72 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.3
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax/6e
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
50+ Megapixels, f/1.8, Wide
12+ Megapixels, f/2.2, Ultrawide
8+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Telephoto
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Brightness control, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, HDR
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
10+ Megapixels, f/2.4
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 402.7 pixels
Size 6.4 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass 5a
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Up to 15 W
Fast Charging Up to 25 W
Video Playback Time Up to 1320 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 1200 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Up to 1140 minutes
Talk Time Up to 2340 minutes
Standby Time Up to 10.62 days
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Mint, Cream, Graphite, Purple, Indigo, Tangerine
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.8 x 7.65 x 0.82 cm (6.2 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 209 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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