The imminent release of the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is generating buzz. This smartphone is poised to follow in the footsteps of the Galaxy S21 FE, which was the last Fan Edition model from the South Korean tech giant. Speculation and details about the upcoming Galaxy S23 FE have been circulating for some time now. Notably, there are hints that the US and non-US versions of the phone may feature different chipsets. Recently, the Galaxy S23 FE made an appearance on the Google Play Console and various certification sites.
The Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
As per a MySmartPrice report, the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE was identified in the Google Play Console Database, revealing two chipset options: the Samsung r11q with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC paired with an Adreno 730 GPU and the Samsung r11s with an in-house Exynos 2200 chipset. Additionally, the Galaxy S23 FE was spotted on Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) website, confirming its support for 5G, NFC, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity under the model number SM-S711B/DS.
Samsung India’s support page also listed various variants of the Galaxy S23 FE and Galaxy S23 FE Special Edition, hinting at an impending launch. Leaked design renders suggest that the phone will be available in Black Graphite, Pearl White, Purple Lavender, and Olive color options. It is expected to feature a 6.4-inch Dynamic AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is anticipated to ship with Android 13, offering four years of OS updates and five years of security patches.
In terms of photography, the phone is likely to feature a 50-megapixel primary camera with optical image stabilization (OIS), an 8-megapixel secondary camera, and a 12-megapixel telephoto camera on the rear, along with a 10-megapixel front camera sensor. The device is expected to get a 4,500mAh battery with 25W wired fast charging support.