Samsung Unpacked Recap: Everything Announced from Galaxy S23 to Galaxy Book 3 Ultra

Samsung Unpacked Recap: Everything Announced from Galaxy S23 to Galaxy Book 3 Ultra
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six months of Samsung unpackaged An event was held in San Francisco on Wednesday, revealing a collection of new phones and laptops. Samsung has launched a refresh of its flagship Galaxy S series phones. Galaxy S23, S23 Plus and S23 Ultra. The company also introduced upgraded Galaxy Book Pro laptopsBook 3 Ultra, a new high-end sibling for the family with the Book 3 Pro and Book 3 Pro 360.

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All new phones are upgraded to the latest generation Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip “for the Galaxy”, a special version of the processor that companies have theoretically optimized for faster performance, better graphics with ray tracing, and faster AI processing.

The chip provides further enhancements to the phones’ computational photography capabilities, such as improved low-light performance and smarter processing for selfies. This front camera has also been normalized across the range, an increase from the 10-megapixel resolution of the S22 and S22 Plus, but a drop from its predecessor. S22 Ultras 40 megapixels. The improved speed also allows for 1080p 120fps recording for slow motion, down from 60fps which should yield better results.

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Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra

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galaxy s23 ultra

The biggest (literally) update to the best-in-class S23 Ultra, as the design remains relatively unchanged, new 200 megapixel camera Using the Isocell HP2 sensor – roughly twice the resolution of its predecessor galaxy s22 ultra. It can also be pixel box in blocks of four or 16 pixels for smaller images with better tonal quality, or at other lower resolutions for easier-to-use file sizes.

The new sensor is also responsible for improvements. Most importantly, it has larger slots in the pixels to absorb more light, which can make photos and videos better across the board.

Other camera improvements include better optical image stabilization and video gains, wider-angle shooting, and 8K at 30fps (up from 24fps). Samsung’s own camera software also integrates better with the native camera app.

Plenty of new colors: now also available in black, cream, green and magenta. Samsung also says it’s increasing the use of ocean-bound plastics and pre-consumer waste.

The price of the phone starts at $1,200 (£1,249, AU$1,949). Posting on February 17; Pre-orders have already started.

Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus

The exteriors of the base model and the larger upgrade model are largely unchanged.

Both phones go up to 200mAh for the battery, 3,900mAh for the S23 and 4,700mAh for the S23 Plus. Plus now has a higher input storage capacity of 256GB.

The Galaxy S23 starts at $800 (£849, AU$1,349), while the S23 Plus starts at $1,000 (£1,049, AU$1,649). You can pre-order them now, and they’re scheduled to ship on February 2. 17.

Top-down view of the keyboard of the Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra laptop sitting on a white table.


Galaxy Book 3 Ultra

Without discrete graphics or a high-end processor, Pro models of Samsung’s laptops didn’t really feel “professional”. So now there’s the new Galaxy Book 3 Ultra. Nvidia GeForce RTX 4050 or 4070 GPU and at least up to the 13th generation Core i9 CPU to add the option to Samsung’s offerings.

Other features include a 16:10, 2,880 x 1,800 pixel OLED display supporting 120 Hz refresh rate; and a 1080p webcam; and a four-speaker sound system; and more ports than the Galaxy Book 2 Pro with a USB-A port and HDMI 2.0 output combining two Thunderbolt USB-C ports, microSD card slot and headphone jack. With a thickness of 16.5 mm and a weight of 1.8 kg, it is slightly heavier for its family.

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Core i7 and RTX 4050 configurations start at $2,400; The Core i9/RTX 4070 model goes for $3,000. UK and Australian prices were not immediately available.

Galaxy Book 3 Pro and Pro 360

16-inch, 16:10 displays and upgraded camera, audio, and port configurations are also coming to clamshell and 2-in-1 lower-line models. The Galaxy Book 3 Pro is 4mm thinner and about 8 ounces lighter than the Ultra. It also comes in a 14-inch model that weighs 2.6 pounds (1.2 kilograms).

The 16-inch Galaxy Book 3 Pro 360 2-in-1 comes with one of Samsung’s excellent S Pens and is also the only model to come with optional 5G wireless.

The Samsung Galaxy Book 3 Ultra and Pro and Pro 360 laptops are available for pre-order via Samsung’s website, with Pro models expected to begin shipping on February 2. 17.

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