Samsung’s new Galaxy A23 5G has been launched. This smartphone is available for purchase only in Japan at the moment. Features exclusive to the Japanese market are included. FOLLOW FOR MORE ABOUT newsyorbits.com
Japan has received preferential treatment before. There is a wide selection of specialized smartphones available in the country from a wide variety of brands, including Oppo and Xiaomi. FOLLOW FOR MORE ABOUT TWITTER
Now that we’ve got that sorted out, let’s take a look at the features of the new Galaxy A23 5G.
Details about the Samsung Galaxy A23 5G from Japan
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 very different.
The Japanese A23 5G looks like low-end Core phones. Although it has low-end 5G smartphone features, it is quite capable.
As a product tailored for the Japanese market, it includes specifications often found on Japanese smartphones. The IP68 rating ensures that dust and water don’t get in, while NFC technology enables contactless payments and transit 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 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.
One UI 4.0, based on Android 12, is the operating system on which this device boots. It includes a MicroSD card slot and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
It has a 50-megapixel main camera and a 5-megapixel selfie camera. A single speaker and a fingerprint reader are also included.
The smartphone has eSIM support along with 5G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.2, Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), and USB Type-C. A 4,000 mAh battery provides the necessary juice for its operation.
As for the physical features of the phone, it measures 150 x 71 x 9.0mm and weighs 168g.
Prices and availability of 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 sell it.
The smartphone is offered in red, black and white.