Samsung Galaxy A23 5G Review: Big Battery + 50MP Video Effects + Performance-ePrice.HK

Outdoor or TV ads, everyone sees Samsung’s strong effort for the Fold and Flip series. But in fact, what attracts most users is a group of A-series mobile phones. The recent Galaxy A13 5G and the A23 5G measured this time have a very high cost performance. 5G mobile phones are on get for 3000 mosquitoes and 2000 mosquitoes downstairs. The main lens of A13 and A23 is the same as above, namely the screen and other functions. The Galaxy A23 5G reviewed this time features a 6.6-inch Infinity-V display that supports FHD + resolution and a 120Hz frame rate, a 50-megapixel main camera with OIS optical anti-shake, a large capacity 5,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging, Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 processor… etc. for $2,498.

6.6-inch 120Hz screen refresh rate, smooth operation

The Samsung Galaxy A23 5G has a 6.6-inch V-limit PLS LCD full screen with a resolution of FHD + (1080 x 2408). Although the picture is not as vivid as OLED, and the contrast is not as high as OLED, it has a 120Hz frame refresh rate, practical functions such as dark mode, eye protection mode, etc., can still provide a very good visual experience for users Whether it is daily use, browsing the web, playing mobile games, etc., it is very suitable to meet the needs of all users.

The Samsung Galaxy A23 5G has a 6.6-inch Infinity-V full screen with a resolution of FHD +. Although the panel material is PLS LCD, it still provides a very good visual experience to meet the needs of various users. It is worth noting that the A23 5G supports a picture update rate of up to 120Hz, which can be activated according to needs, which not only makes the picture of every application and game smoother, but also makes it easier use it. The 8-megapixel selfie lens is placed directly above the screen, with an aperture value of/2.2, and does not support autofocus, OIS optical anti-shake and fill light. The headphone is hidden in the frame of the screen, but unfortunately it does not support the function of dual stereo speakers.


▲ Although the weight of the Galaxy A23 5G has reached 197g, it is not very heavy due to the correct weight. With the arc frame with relatively high friction, it will not feel tired even if it is used for a time long

Super 5,000mAh battery with 25W fast charging support

Samsung Galaxy A23 5G unboxed color is black. Although the back cover of the Galaxy A23 5G is made of plastic, the brighter colors and classic minimalist design make it look more simple, stylish, youthful and energetic, making it more suitable for young people and students to use. In addition, the Galaxy A23 5G has a built-in large capacity 5,000mAh battery and supports 25W fast charging, which not only provides long-term battery life, but also can quickly replenish power even if there is no power , so that there are friends those with power anxiety can enjoy and feel at home.


▲ The color of the Galaxy A23 5G out of the box this time is black, which is very stable.


▲ The Galaxy A23 5G has a 50-megapixel main lens (f/1.8 aperture, supports OIS optical anti-shake) + a 5-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens (f/2.2 aperture, 123-degree ultra-wide-angle) + 2-megapixel macro lens (f/2.4 aperture) + 2-megapixel depth-of-field lens (f/2.4 aperture) four-lens main camera, and one LED fill light on the side.


▲ Use a Type C charger and support 3.5mm headphones as well. On the far left is the speaker.


▲ The power button and the bar-shaped volume button that support fingerprint recognition are placed on the right side of the fuselage, which is convenient for unlocking or one-handed operation.


▲ The SIM card slot is installed on the left side of the fuselage It adopts three independent card slot design and supports 5G + 4G dual card backup. Two Nano-SIM cards and a microSD memory card can be inserted at the same time (up to 1TB expansion).


▲ List of boxed accessories, in addition to Galaxy A23 5G, there is also a USB Type-C to Type-C charging cable, SIM card pin and several instructions for use. The charger, protective case and protective sticker are all required Purchase separately.

The performance of the S695 eight-core processor is quite satisfactory, and there is no major problem in terms of smooth use

Samsung Galaxy A23 5G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 octa-core processor, 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM (up to 1TB microSD memory card expansion), a large capacity 5,000mAh battery, and runs the One UI user interface developed based on Android 12. In terms of mid-range mobile phones under 10,000 yuan, the Galaxy A23 5G is not poorly equipped, and there is no serious lag, smoothness, etc. that affect the use during the usage. Overall, the performance is quite good. As for the endurance part that everyone is worried about, I think the performance is quite satisfactory, and there is no outstanding performance. It is not a big problem to charge once a day or even once every two days, depending on the actual use.


▲ Samsung OneUI architecture is based on Android 11, and there are many Samsung’s own apps in it.


▲ The device uses OneUI 4.1


▲ AnTuTu score is 395,851 points.

50-megapixel quad lens main camera

Samsung Galaxy A23 5G has a 50-megapixel main lens (f / 1.8 aperture, supports OIS optical anti-shake) + 5-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens (f / 2.2 aperture, 123-degree ultra-wide angle ) + Lens 2-megapixel macro (f/2.4 aperture) + 2MP depth-of-field lens (f/2.4 aperture) four-lens main camera with single LED fill light, support portrait mode, professional mode, panorama mode, food mode, Night mode … and etc. Although the lens modules and shooting modes are relatively introductory, they can still meet the vast majority of shooting needs, and are quite useful for recording the life and beauty of travel alone.


▲ The main lens is 50 million pixels, but the default is to shoot 12 million pixel pictures (four in one pixel). Activate this mode if you want to take 50 million photos.


▲ There are many play modes, among which the food mode is convenient for you to make a Foodie.

public imaging

In terms of imaging quality, I think the Galaxy A23 5G performs quite well, except for the wider viewing range of the main lens and ultra-wide angle lens, photo color performance, white balance accuracy, detail preservation , digital zoom image. quality… etc, with a fairly high level of performance, this is just an affordable mid-range mobile phone. In addition, because the Galaxy A23 5G has OIS optical anti-shake mode and night scene, there is a professional mode, the picture stability of night photography and the success rate of night scene mode have also been significantly improved, so that the details of the picture can be better performance, let people like night shooting friends can use it more handy.


▲ The main lens takes day and night shots.


▲ Ultra wide angle lens shot.


▲ Night mode is a surprise


▲ Night scene mode.

50 Million Mode vs Normal Mode vs Night Scene Mode vs Sony Xperia 10 IV

a postscript

Based on the above evaluations, I believe that the Samsung Galaxy A23 5G performs well in all aspects, such as the 6.6-inch V-Ultimate full screen that supports FHD + resolution and 120Hz frame refresh rate, main 50MP quad lens camera, 5G + 4G dual backup dual card, support for expansion up to 1TB microSD memory card, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a very impressive and fashionable color match … etc., all make the Galaxy A23 5G stand out among products of the same class and satisfy more young groups and students, needs and preferences.

However, the Galaxy A23 5G is not entirely without its flaws, such as not supporting dual stereo speakers, not supporting dust and water resistance, 197g body weight, and not very bright battery life, all of which are making the Galaxy A23 5G a few points. . Although these functions are not necessary, and these functions are also available on high-end A series mobile phones, for a mobile phone that mainly targets young people and sells for less than 10,000 yuan, these functions can indeed attract more users. Hopefully in the future, Samsung will add more practical functions to the mid-level and entry-level A series machines to improve the competitiveness of the products.

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