Is the Samsung Galaxy S23+ the Best Balance of Performance and Price?

In the middle of the lineup between the Galaxy S23 and S23 Ultra, the Samsung Galaxy S23+ offers a lot of the most advanced features available in smartphones without the top-level price of the Ultra model, making it an appealing option for many users. This excellent video review takes a look at the S23+ and how it holds up in daily usage. 

Coming to you from Matthew Moniz, this great video review takes a look at the Samsung Galaxy S23+. In the middle of the lineup, the Galaxy S23+ comes with a variety of features, including:

  • 6.6-inch dynamic AMOLED screen with resolution of 2,340 by 1,080 pixels, Gorilla Glass Victus 2, ambient light and proximity sensors, and HDR support
  • Octa-core processor (one 3.36 GHz Kryo Prime core, four 2.8 GHz Kryo Gold cores, and three 2.0 GHz Kryo Silver cores)
  • Adreno 740 GPU
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 128, 256, or 512 GB of storage
  • 4,700 mAh battery with fast charging, Qi wireless charging, and reverse wireless charging
  • Rear cameras:
    • 23mm f/1.8, 50 megapixels, OIS and PDAF
    • 69mm f/2.4, 10 megapixels, 3x optical zoom
    • 13mm f/2.2, 12 megapixels
  • 8K video at up to 30 fps, 4K at up to 60 fps, Full HD at up to 960 fps
  • IP68 rating
  • Face and fingerprint unlock
  • 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3

Altogether, the Galaxy S23+ looks like a very capable and well-balanced phone. Check out the video above for Moniz' full thoughts. 

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Alex Cooke is a Cleveland-based portrait, events, and landscape photographer. He holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and a doctorate in Music Composition. He is also an avid equestrian.

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I wish Samsung's software engineers were as talented as their hardware engineers. They ruin Android with all of the proprietary software they lard on their products. I'd rather pay more for a slower Pixel.