Samsung Galaxy A23 is an entry-level smartphone launched on the 17th of March 2022 as a successor to Samsung Galaxy A22 and A22 5G. In this write-up, I will be answering some of the most asked questions about the device.
Samsung Galaxy A23 FAQ
Does Samsung Galaxy A23 Have NFC?
Yes, Samsung A23 has NFC (Near Field Communication) which means that you can use Samsung Pay and Google Pay on this device.
Does Samsung Galaxy A23 Have a Fingerprint?
Yes, Samsung A23 has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor which is housed on the power button. This is just one of the security measures supported by the device as it still comes with traditional security measures such as PIN, Password, and Pattern.
Does Samsung Galaxy A23 Have Screen Recording?
Yes, you can record your screen on the Samsung A23. All you have to do is go to Quick Settings -> Screen recorder.
Does Samsung Galaxy A23 Have Always on Display?
No, Samsung A23 does not have Always-on Display (AOD) and that is because it uses a TFT display that doesn’t support the feature. Samsung phones with Always on Display are those that use AMOLED display.
Does Samsung Galaxy A23 Have Radio?
Yes, you can listen to FM Radio on the Samsung A23 without having to connect to the internet. All you have to do is connect an earphone to its 3.5mm headphone jack to function as an antenna and scan for Radio stations.
Does Samsung Galaxy A23 Support 25W Charger?
Yes, Samsung A23 supports up to 25 watts of fast charging, and to attain that charging speed, you need a 25 watts charger. However, you will have to buy one yourself because the charger that comes with the A23 out of the box is a 15 watts charger.
Does Samsung Galaxy A23 Support Wireless Charging?
No, Samsung A23 does not support wireless charging. This is a charging technology that Samsung has not extended to mid-range and entry-level smartphones yet. It can only be found on their flagships.
Does Samsung Galaxy A23 Support 5G?
No, Samsung A23 does not support a 5G network. But it does support the older generation networks which include 2G, 3G, and 4G networks.
Is Samsung Galaxy A23 Super AMOLED?
No, the display on the Samsung A23 is not Super AMOLED. It uses a 6.6-inches TFT Infinity-U display which has a 90Hz refresh rate, 400 PPI pixel density, and 1080 x 2408 pixels screen resolution.
Is Samsung Galaxy A23 Good for Gaming?
No, Samsung A23 is not good for gaming because the processor it uses is neither capable of intense gaming nor optimized for it. However, this does not mean that it can’t play any games. You can play low-graphics games on the devices with acceptable smoothness and if you also play the high-graphics games at the lowest settings, you can only expect lagging here and there but not consistently.
How Old is Samsung Galaxy A23?
Samsung A23 was launched on the 17th of March 2022. I am publishing this write-up on the 15th of June 2022 which makes the device about 3 months old.
What is the Processor of the Samsung Galaxy A23?
Samsung A23 uses an entry-level Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor; a 6nm, Octa-Core processor with Adreno 610 GPU. You have the option to choose between 4GB, 6GB, and 8GB RAM. The internal storage options are 64GB and 128GB.
The display on the Samsung Galaxy A23 is Corning Gorilla Glass 5 while its back and frame are plastic.
It runs on One UI based on Android 12 and Samsung have promised that the device will be getting 4 years of security updates and 3 years of OS updates which means the device will be getting Android 15.
It comes with features that the higher mid-range phones, as well as flagships, don’t come with anymore such as an SD card slot and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
There is a quad-camera set up at its rear which comprises of 50MP main camera, 5MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth sensor camera. Its selfie camera is an 8MP lens.
Samsung A23 is packed with a non-removable 5000 mAh Li-Po battery with a 25 watts fast charging support.