The new Galaxy A23 5G from Samsung has been released. This smartphone is available for purchase only in Japan at this time. Features unique to the Japanese market are included. FOLLOW FOR MORE ON newsyorbits.com
Japan has received preferential treatment before. There is a wide selection of specialist smartphones available in the country from a wide variety of brands, including Oppo and Xiaomi. FOLLOW FOR MORE ON TWITTER
Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let’s examine the new Galaxy A23 5G’s features.
Details on the Samsung Galaxy A23 5G from Japan
The SCG18 is the model number for the Japanese market on the Samsung Galaxy A23 5G. Despite sharing a name with the original Galaxy A23 5G (SM-A236), this variant is vastly different.
The Japanese A23 5G resembles low-end Core handsets. Although it has low-end 5G smartphone features, it is nonetheless rather capable.
As a product tailored to the Japanese market, it includes specifications often found in smartphones in that country. The IP68 rating ensures that dust and water won’t get inside, while the NFC technology allows for contactless payments and transportation passes.
The phone has a 5.8-inch TFT LCD display with HD+ (1560 x 720) resolution and a dewdrop notch for the front camera. It uses a MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor and has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
One UI 4.0, based on Android 12, is the operating system that this gadget launches into. It includes both a MicroSD card slot and a 3.5mm jack for headphones.
It has a 50-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel selfie shooter. A single speaker and a fingerprint reader are also included.
The smartphone has eSIM compatibility along with 5G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.2, Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), and USB Type-C. A battery of 4,000 mAh provides the necessary juice for it to function.
As for the phone’s physical characteristics, it measures 150 x 71 x 9.0mm and weighs 168g.
Pricing and Availability for the Samsung Galaxy A23 5G in Japan
In Japan, the Samsung Galaxy A23 5G (SCG18) costs 32,800 (about $230). Docomo, Au, Rakuten Mobile, and J:Com all sell it.
The smartphone is offered in crimson, black, and white.