Samsung plans to launch its flagship Galaxy S23 series a bit earlier this year, and a new report suggests the Galaxy S23 lineup will borrow features from the Apple iPhone 14 and upgrade the fingerprint sensor as well. According to an ETNews report, the Galaxy S23 series will likely feature the satellite connectivity seen in this year’s iPhone 14 lineup.
The South Korean tech giant has teamed up with partner Iridium Communications to introduce some sort of satellite communication system to its Galaxy S23 line, the report added. and data communication services. Samsung has been working with Iridium for nearly two years to bring satellite connectivity to smartphones.
Note that Cupertino, California-based Apple has partnered with Global Star to add satellite connectivity capabilities to the iPhone 14 series.
The tech major is also likely to upgrade the Galaxy S23 Ultra with an all-new fingerprint sensor. It is likely that it will be adopted for the S23 Ultra. However, it’s not yet clear what other improvements the new ultrasonic fingerprint scanner will bring.
Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S23 is set to launch in early 2023, with a key highlight of the lineup being the Galaxy S23 Ultra, which will likely launch with a 200MP primary camera. And, for example, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra’s 200MP camera could be better than the Xiaomi 12T Pro’s 200MP camera. According to famous leaker Ice Universe, the Galaxy S23’s 200MP camera may be “the best the world has ever seen.”
If you recall, Apple announced the iPhone 14 series with satellite connectivity in September. Satellite connectivity is available for iPhone 14 users in emergencies. Traditional cell phones use networks of land-based mobile network towers to send and receive signals, while satellite phones connect directly to satellite constellations.