Dubai, UAE – February 02, 2023 : Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced that the new Samsung Galaxy S23 Series comprising the Galaxy S23 Ultra, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23, is now available for pre-order for customers across the UAE until February 16. The series comes equipped with new standard-setting innovations, such as the ultimate 200MP camera that captures epic moments with incredible precision, and a powerful processor that unleashes a premium gaming experience. Additionally, the new devices feature a striking design that advances Samsung’s sustainability commitment with more components made using recycled materials than any other Samsung Galaxy smartphoneiii.
To celebrate the milestone, Samsung Gulf Electronics is offering exclusive gifts for all pre-orders on Samsung.com. UAE customers who order ahead of time will receive an AED 500 e-voucher for any Galaxy S23 model which can be redeemed against a selection of accessories, wearables & tablets, in addition to a 1-year Samsung Care+, Samsung’s comprehensive warranty against accidental breakage and breakdown, 5X Samsung Rewards points and complimentary subscriptions with Samsung Members. Samsung is also offering up to 24 months 0% installment plan in partnership with select banks, including trade-in benefits.
Fadi Abu Shamat Head of MX Division, Samsung Gulf Electronics, said: “Our exclusive pre-order offers make owning this icon even more rewarding for our loyal Galaxy fans. The improved camera, battery life, durability and the best privacy protection of any smartphone all add to the incredible value of owning one of the most advanced devices in the market.”
A Samsung Galaxy Camera with more Megapixels and Extensive Creative Controls, From Day to Night
In a Samsung Galaxy-first, Galaxy S23 Ultra boasts a new 200MP Adaptive Pixel sensor that captures epic moments with incredible precision. It uses pixel binning to support multiple levels of high-resolution processing at once.[i] Improved Nightography capabilities transform how the Galaxy S series optimizes photos and videos in a wide range of ambient conditions. Visual noise that usually ruins low-light images is corrected by a new AI-powered image signal processing (ISP) algorithm that enhances object details and color tone.
For users who want the ultimate creative control and customization, the Galaxy S23 series offers a suite of tools that differentiate any photography experience. The Expert RAW app,[ii] available exclusively on Samsung Galaxy, enables DSLR-style image shooting and editing in RAW and JPEG — no bulky camera equipment is required.
On Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23, the iconic Samsung Galaxy camera also gets an upgraded look. The contour housing has been removed, marking a new era of essential Galaxy design that makes the entire series stand out.
Premium Performance Makes Way for the Future of Mobile Gaming
For creators and gamers alike, the desire to push limits and constantly reimagine what’s possible requires technology that outpaces expectations. Together, Samsung and Qualcomm optimized the Samsung Galaxy experience with the brand-new Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform for Galaxy, the most powerful and efficient platform ever in a Samsung Galaxy smartphone and the fastestiv Snapdragon available today. Meanwhile, on the Galaxy S23 Ultra, a 5000mAh battery v powers a larger camera than Galaxy S22 Ultra without increasing the device’s size.
Designed with a planet in mind
The Galaxy S23 series raises the bar for premium technology that can enrich people’s lives and help contribute to a healthier planet. Since the Galaxy S22 series, Samsung Galaxy increases its use of recycled materials from six internal components in Galaxy S22 Ultra to 12 internal and external components in Galaxy S23 Ultra. Galaxy S23 series also has a wider variety of recycled materials than any other Galaxy smartphone, including pre-consumer recycled aluminum and glass and post-consumer recycled plastics sourced from discarded fishing nets, PET bottles and water barrels.
The new S series is the first to feature Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus® 2, offering durability for long-term use and consisting of an average of 22 percent pre-consumer recycled contentvi. Plus, every Galaxy S23 smartphone comes in a redesigned packaging box which applied paper made with 100% recycled paper.
User-Friendly Security and Privacy Enable a Transparent Experience without Compromise
Every smartphone comes with Samsung’s end-to-end Samsung Knox protection, which has received more government and industry certifications than any other mobile device, platform, or solution on the market. Across every Galaxy S series model, connected experiences get added benefits. Samsung Multi Controlvii, which connects mouse and keyboard functionality between a Samsung Galaxy PC and tablet, now extends to Galaxy S23 Ultra, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 for the ultimate flexibility between devices.
Galaxy fans across the UAE can now pre-order the Galaxy S23 Ultra, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 in the following colors, memory options and prices.
The Galaxy S23 series comes in four nature-inspired matte hues: Phantom Black, Cream, Green and Lavenderviii. Consumers can also get their hands on exclusive colors such as Sky Blue, Lime, Graphite and Red.
In the UAE, the Galaxy S23 Ultra 1TB is priced AED 6,449; the Galaxy S23 Ultra 512 GB is priced at AED 5,449 whereas the Galaxy S23 Ultra 256GB is priced at AED 4,949. The Galaxy S23+ 512GB is priced at AED 4,399 whereas the S23+ 256GB is priced at AED 3,899
The base models i.e. the Galaxy S23 256GB is priced at AED 3,449 whereas the Galaxy S23 128GB is priced AED 3,199.
[i] Samsung’s updated pixel binning technology for Galaxy S23 Ultra provides 200MP, 50MP, and 12MP output options.
[ii] Expert RAW must be downloaded separately from the Galaxy Store, for free, before use. Galaxy S23 series users also can download Expert RAW within Samsung Camera app’s “More” tab. Expert RAW app is available on Galaxy S23 series (S23 Ultra, S23+, S23), Z Fold4, Galaxy S22 Series (S22 Ultra/S22+/S22), Z Fold 3, S21 Ultra, S20 Ultra, Z Fold 2, and Note 20 Ultra.
iii [Galaxy S23 Ultra uses recycled materials in 12 internal and external components (Galaxy S23+ and S23: 11 internal and external components), compared to six internal components in the Galaxy S22 Ultra.
iv World’s fastest Snapdragon claim true as of February 1, 2023
v Typical value tested under third-party laboratory condition. Typical value is the estimated average value considering the deviation in battery capacity among the battery samples tested under IEC 61960 standard. Rated capacity is 4855mAh for Galaxy S23 Ultra. Actual battery life may vary depending on network environment, usage patterns and other factors.
vi Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus® 2 is incorporated into front screen and back cover of Galaxy 23 series.
vii Samsung Multi Control works on Galaxy tablets with One UI 4.1 or above, Galaxy phones with One UI 5.1 or above and Galaxy Book series devices launched in 2021 or later with either Samsung Settings v1.5 (Intel) or Samsung Settings v3.3 (ARM). Some models may have limited feature support and both phone and PC must be signed into same Samsung account.
viii Availability may vary by market