Samsung S23: All things you should know about the Flagship

The smartphone industry never stops evolving, and, as such, every year a new roster of iPhone and what seems to be hundreds of new Android phone options is launched by dozens of brands and relentlessly put to the test by tech enthusiasts on YouTube, in order to determine which Android phone is the best and worth spending your money on, and which… well, not so much.

Samsung has long been a leader in the smartphone market, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in terms of technology, design, and functionality. Their latest flagship smartphone – the Samsung Galaxy S23 – is no exception, offering a stunning array of features that are sure to impress even the most skeptical of users. Boasting the latest Android 13 OS, a large and high-resolution OLED display, a next-level camera, and lightning-fast performance, the S23 is a true masterpiece of technology.

And of course, RHINOSHIELD is always working on protective cases and accessories to ensure that your Samsung latest phone is always protected and ready for whatever life throws your way. Whether you're looking for a phone with cutting-edge technology or just a dependable device, the S23 is definitely worth considering.


What models exist, and what is the pricing point of the new models?

The Samsung phone series usually offer a variety of options to meet different needs and budgets. The S23 Samsung series includes the Galaxy S23, the Galaxy S23+, and the Galaxy S23 Ultra. Each device boasts a sleek design and powerful specs, but there are some key differences in features and pricing to consider.

  • The Galaxy S23 is the entry-level option, offering a smaller screen and fewer features than its siblings.
  • The Galaxy S23+ (Samsung S23 plus) offers a larger screen and more camera capabilities.
  • The Galaxy S23 Ultra is the ultimate in luxury and technology, with a massive display and the best specs of the series.

See below the Samsung S23 price table in various currencies:


Starting Price





Samsung Galaxy S23





Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus





Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra





What can the new Samsung S23 models technically offer?

The new S23 series devices are defined by their cutting-edge hardware and exceptional performance. Samsung’s latest phones in the series boast a powerful battery, allowing you to use your device all day without needing to charge. The OLED phone screen is large and high-resolution, providing an immersive viewing experience. The advanced camera, co-developed with Google, is capable of capturing stunning photos and videos. Whether you're a power user or just need a dependable phone for everyday use, the Samsung S23 series has everything you need and more.


Android 13 is installed by default on the Samsung S23 Series

The Samsung S23 series runs on Android 13, the latest operating system from Google. Android 13 offers several improvements over Android 12, including increased speed and efficiency, improved privacy and security features, and a more intuitive user interface. And later this year, an update to Android 14 will be available for the S23 series, further enhancing the already excellent user experience.

As an Android device, the Samsung S23 series is compatible with a wide range of other Android devices and gadgets, including those from Google, Samsung, and Xiaomi. This means that you can easily integrate your phone with other devices and take advantage of all the amazing features and apps that the Android ecosystem has to offer. Whether you're a fan of Google services, Samsung's Galaxy ecosystem, or third-party apps, the S23 series has got you covered.


All Samsung S23 phones have a high-quality screen and 120Hz

The screens of the Samsung S23 series devices are a sight to behold. They are the first phone to use Gorilla Glass Victus® 2, and each device features a high-quality LED display that is crisp, clear, and vibrant. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra boasts a massive 6.8-inch Quad HD LED display, providing an immersive viewing experience that is perfect for streaming your favorite content, playing games, or browsing the web. The Samsung Galaxy S23+ features a 6.6-inch Full HD LED display, while the Samsung Galaxy S23 has a 6.1-inch Full HD LED display. (Samsung explains the difference between QHD and FHD in this article, it’s worth a read!). All S23 devices have a refresh rate of 120 Hz, which makes even the graphically most complex mobile games run smoothly at up to 90 frames per second.

To ensure that your device's screen stays in pristine condition, RHINOSHIELD screen protectors are available for all S23 series models. These protective accessories are designed to keep your device's screen safe from scratches, cracks, and other types of damage, so you can use your device with confidence, knowing that it is protected by the best in the business.

How good is the S23 battery?

While the battery capacity of the Samsung S23 series devices may not have seen a significant upgrade compared to the S22 series, the S23 models use their processing power more efficiently, which means their batteries last longer in most situations.


Battery Capacity*

Compared to its S22 counterpart

Samsung Galaxy S23

3,900 mAh

+200 mAh compared to S22

Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus

4,700 mAh

+200 mAh compared to S22+

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra

5,000 mAh

No change compared to S22 Ultra

*Unit measured in mAh, learn more here.

All three devices in the series offer wireless charging, so you can easily keep your phone topped up without worrying about cables. And with the USB-C plug, which will be mandatory in Europe starting in 2025, you can quickly charge your phone without any compatibility issues. Samsung phones are known for their long battery life, and the S23 series is no exception.

In fact, when compared to the latest iPhone series, the S23 devices offer significantly longer battery life, making them a top choice for anyone who needs a phone that can keep up with their busy lifestyle. And, as always, RHINOSHIELD cases are compatible with wireless charging, so you can protect your device while keeping it charged up and ready to go.

What are the characteristics of the camera?

At the Unpacked event for the Samsung Galaxy S23, the focus was primarily on the camera, and for a good reason. The camera received the most significant updates compared to the previous generations, which many people were eagerly anticipating.

The Galaxy S23 features a 108-megapixel camera, along with the latest software to help improve the camera's capabilities. It also has a 5x optical zoom, which can be digitally extended up to 50x. In addition, the S23 has a variety of new features, including Video RAW and the Pro Video mode:

  • Video RAW allows users to record video footage without losing any of the original quality, providing a higher degree of control over the final product.
  • The Pro Video mode offers more granular control over video recording, allowing users to adjust settings such as ISO, aperture, and white balance for a more customized experience.


A new member of the Galaxy family has arrived!

In addition to smartphones, Samsung offers a range of gadgets and services, similar to Apple's product line. Some worthy mentions include the Samsung TV, Samsung Tablet, Samsung Buds, SmartTag, and Samsung Pay. The most recent devices include the Galaxy Watch 5 and the Galaxy Buds 2 headphones. These gadgets and services work seamlessly with the Samsung Galaxy S23 series and offer users an enhanced experience. Furthermore, the SmartThings app allows the use of the Samsung Galaxy SmartTag, which can be used to keep track of belongings.

All of these gadgets can be found on the official Samsung website, and the SmartThings app is available for download on the Google Play Store.


Which products will RHINOSHIELD have on offer for the S23?

RHINOSHIELD will offer a range of protective products for the new Samsung Galaxy S23 series. Our TPE cases come in a variety of colors and prints, ensuring that you can find a style that suits you. For those looking for extra protection, our SolidSuit cases are designed to withstand impact and have passed the military-grade drop test. All of our cases are designed to be compatible with wireless charging.

In addition to our cases, we plan to offer both plastic and glass screen protectors for display protection to help prevent scratches and cracks, as well as durable cables designed to charge your devices quickly and safely.

At RHINOSHIELD, we're committed to protecting your devices and keeping them looking great for years to come.

Is the S23 worth it?

In conclusion, even if you already own the Samsung S22the Samsung S23 series is a solid choice for those looking for a new phone with impressive features. With three models to choose from, users can select the device that best suits their needs.

No matter which device is chosen, RHINOSHIELD vouches to offer a range of protective products that will keep it safe and secure.

Ultimately, personal preference and what features are most important to each individual will determine the best choice.