After a brief hiatus last year, Samsung is set to bring back the popular Fan Edition of its S-line phones. The support page for the rumored Samsung Galaxy S23 FE has appeared on one of Samsung’s own country websites, under the model number SM-S711B, with the DS (Dual SIM) notation.
According to Samsung’s new internal numbering nomenclature, this model number is believed to belong to the Galaxy S23 FE, even though the S21 FE was labeled as SM-G990B when it was released in January.
Here are the rumored hardware specs of the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE, as reiterated on Geekbench via the SM-S711B phone:
– 6.4″ FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED, 120Hz
– Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 or Exynos 2200 processors
– 50MP (OIS) + 8MP ultrawide + 12MP telephoto cameras
– 10MP selfie camera
– Android 13, One UI 5.1
– 4,500mAh battery
– 25W Charging
If these specs sound familiar, it’s because they are quite similar to those of the Galaxy S22 series. However, the Galaxy S23 FE fills the gap between the smaller base models and the larger Plus or Ultra models.
The Galaxy S23 FE is expected to be released in September at a price that will make Galaxy S23 owners happy. In the US, the phone is likely to come with a Snapdragon chipset instead of the rumored Exynos 2200 for the international version.
While the Galaxy S23 will be faster than the S23 FE, thanks to its Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, the difference in performance is not expected to be significant, as shown by the leaked Galaxy S23 FE Geekbench scores.
Overall, the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is shaping up to be another successful Fan Edition device. It fills the market niche for a compact phone with a screen that is not too small or too big, offering upper mid-range specs at a lower price compared to the S23 series. Stay tuned for more updates on the Galaxy S23 FE.