In 2022, the Samsung Galaxy S22 series was released, which had all the features that are expected from a flagship Android smartphone. However, as with any technology product, there were some areas where the S22 fell short compared to its competitors.
As we look forward to the upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event on February 1, here are five upgrades that we hope to see in the new Galaxy S23 series.
🔋💨 Faster charging, please!
While having a charger included with a flagship Samsung phone may be a thing of the past, we can still hope for the ability to fast charge⚡. However, Samsung’s max fast charging support of 45W (only on the Galaxy S22 Ultra) pales in comparison to other brands like Xiaomi, OnePlus, Oppo, Vivo, Realme, and iQOO, which have been offering over 100W of fast charging for the past few years.
🔋 “All-day battery life” optimization for smaller Galaxy S23
Although it may seem contradictory, the limited space of a smaller smartphone would only allow for a battery with a lower capacity. But just as Apple significantly improved the battery life of the iPhone 13 mini compared to the iPhone 12 mini, we would also like Samsung to optimize the battery performance of the smaller Galaxy S23 so that it can last all day.
📹🎥 Title: Dolby Vision Recording: A Must-Have Feature for Samsung Galaxy S23 Series
It’s been more than two years since Apple started offering Dolby Vision video recording on their iPhones, beginning with the iPhone 12 series. Even though Samsung provides up to 8K resolution video recording with HDR, their flagship phones don’t support the popular Dolby Vision format video recording. Therefore, we strongly suggest that the company introduces this feature in the upcoming Galaxy S23 series.
📲💳 Dual eSIM Support:
While the iPhone 13 and 14 series can support two active eSIM cards, Samsung only supports a single eSIM. The company should offer an option to run two active eSIM cards on the upcoming Galaxy S23 series, while still providing physical nano SIM card slots. This would benefit frequent travelers who could easily switch between various network providers without physically accessing the SIM card slot.
🔌📸 Title: Bring back the microSD card slot
It’s been a while since Samsung last offered a microSD card slot on its flagship smartphones. While many users have adapted to the absence of expandable storage, some still prefer to have this option. With the decreasing cost and increasing speed of microSD cards, the company should consider reintroducing the slot, at least on the Ultra variant, to provide users with an easy and affordable way to expand their device’s storage. However, this is a long shot, and we may not see this feature on future Samsung smartphones.