Samsung Galaxy S23 FE Price and Specs, Officially Announced in the Philippines

The much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S23 FE has finally landed in the Philippines -- and it's packed with features that are sure to excite Samsung fans who are now thinking about upgrading their handset to a Galaxy S-Series model but aren't keen on spending more than PHP 40,000 on a new device.

With its impressive specifications and a range of attractive color options, the Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is set to make waves in the local market.

In this article, we'll check out the key aspects of this model, including Price and Release Date, Design, Display, Cameras, Internal Hardware, Software, Privacy Features, Battery, and Fast Charging.

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE, Samsung Galaxy S23 FE Philippines

Price and Release Date

The Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is available in two configurations in the Philippines:

8GB RAM + 128GB Storage: PHP 36,990
8GB RAM + 256GB Storage: PHP 39,990

The official launch date for this exciting device in the Philippines was October 6, 2023. The Galaxy S23 FE is offered in a range of appealing colorways, including Mint, Cream, Graphite, and Purple giving users the freedom to select the one that suits their personal style.


The Galaxy S23 FE continues Samsung's tradition of sleek and sophisticated designs. It boasts a glass front and back protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5, providing both durability and aesthetics. The aluminum frame adds an extra layer of premium feel to the device. Notably, the phone is rated IP68 dust and water-resistant, allowing it to withstand immersion in up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes.

One standout design feature is the "floating camera," which enhances the phone's visual appeal and overall elegance. Moreover, Samsung has made sustainability a priority, incorporating recycled materials and packaging into the Galaxy S23 FE's design.


The display of this smartphone is a standout feature, combining several elements to provide an exceptional visual experience. The Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel ensures vibrant colors and sharp contrasts, making content come to life. With a 120Hz refresh rate, it delivers smooth and responsive interactions, particularly beneficial for gaming and scrolling through content. HDR10+ support enhances color and contrast for a more immersive viewing experience, while the impressive peak brightness of 1450 nits ensures visibility even in bright outdoor environments. With a high resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen-to-body ratio of approximately 83.2%, this display offers clarity and an expansive viewing area, perfect for various activities, from multimedia consumption to productivity tasks. Furthermore, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 provides durability, safeguarding the screen against scratches and accidental drops.

Usage scenarios for this impressive display range from outdoor activities where the high brightness ensures clear visibility in sunlight to gaming, thanks to the high refresh rate. It's an ideal choice for content consumption, whether you're watching movies or browsing the web, with the added benefit of HDR support for enhanced visuals. For productivity tasks like reading documents or editing photos and videos, the high resolution and ample screen space enhance your efficiency. Additionally, the durability of Gorilla Glass 5 ensures peace of mind, allowing you to use your phone without worrying about minor accidents causing damage to the screen. Overall, this smartphone's display offers a top-notch visual experience across a wide range of usage scenarios.

The Vision Booster technology on the Galaxy S23 FE intelligently identifies well-lit environments, ensuring that the display remains vibrant, much like what you'd expect from premium flagship devices.


Samsung has equipped the Galaxy S23 FE with a versatile camera setup. The main camera consists of a 50MP wide lens with optical image stabilization (OIS) that's the best of the bunch in terms of resolution and low-light performance, an 8MP telephoto lens with 3X optical zoom for better framing especially in portraiture, and a 12MP ultrawide lens with a 123˚ field of view that's ideal for architectural or landscape photography.

For vloggers, Youtubers, and video content creators, the handset supports up to 8K 24fps video recording that's ideal for future-proofing clips or for making sure that your high-resolution videos will still remain clear even after cropping. Other resolutions and frame rates, including  4K 30fps, 1080p 30/60/120/240fps, and 720p 960fps for ultra slo-mo, are also covered.

For selfies and video calls, the 10MP front-facing camera ensures that your self-portraits turn out brilliantly.

Internal Hardware

Under the hood, the Galaxy S23 FE is powered by a cutting-edge 4nm Exynos 2200 chipset. This octa-core processor includes a Cortex-X2 core clocked at 2.8 GHz, three Cortex-A710 cores at 2.50 GHz, and four Cortex-A510 cores at 1.8 GHz. The device also incorporates an Xclipse 920 GPU for impressive graphics performance. With 8GB of RAM and storage options of 128GB or 256GB, the Galaxy S23 FE provides ample power and space for your daily tasks and entertainment needs.

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE, Samsung Galaxy S23 FE Philippines
Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is available in four colorways here in the Philippines, namely, Mint, Cream, Graphite, and Purple.


The Galaxy S23 FE runs on Android 13 with Samsung's One UI 5.1 skin. This software combination offers a smooth and intuitive user experience, with enhancements to multitasking, privacy, and security. You can expect timely software updates and access to a wide range of apps and features from the Google Play Store.

Privacy Features

To protect the user against prying eyes, Samsung Galaxy S23 FE offers facial recognition and an under-display fingerprint scanner for secure unlocking. These come on top of the usual pattern and passcode legacy unlock methods.

Battery and Fast Charging

The Galaxy S23 FE houses a 4,500mAh lithium-ion battery that provides long-lasting power. What's more, it supports 25W wired charging, utilizing PD2.0 technology. This means you can charge up to 50% of your battery in just 30 minutes, ensuring you stay connected and powered up throughout the day.

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE is an impressive and fairly affordable addition to the ultra-popular Galaxy S flagship series, delivering a powerful combination of design, display, camera capabilities, and performance. 

With its attractive pricing and array of vibrant color options, it's bound to be a hit among Filipino smartphone enthusiasts. Whether you're a tech-savvy user or someone seeking a reliable and feature-rich smartphone, the Galaxy S23 FE is certainly worth considering.

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE Specs
Dimensions: 158 x 76.5 x 8.2 mm
Weight: 209 grams
Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), Aluminum Frame
IP68 Dust/Water resistant (up to 1.5 meters for 30 minutes)
Colors: Mint, Cream, Graphite, and Purple
Models: SM-S711B, SM-S711B/DS, SM-S711U1, SM-S711U, SM-S711W, SM-S7110
Type: Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1450 nits (peak)
Size: 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~83.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), PDAF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.4, 75mm (telephoto), PDAF, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide)
Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video: 8K 24fps, 4K 30fps, 1080p 30/60/120/240fps, 720p 960fps
Single: 10 MP, f/2.4, 26mm (wide)
Video: Yes
OS: Android 13, One UI 5.1
Chipset: 4nm Exynos 2200
CPU: Octa-core (1 x 2.8 GHz Cortex-X2, 3 x 2.50 GHz Cortex-A710, 4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU: Xclipse 920
Card slot: No
Internal Storage: 128GB, 256GB
Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack: No
5G: Yes
4G LTE-A: Yes
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth: 5.3, A2DP, LE
NFC: Yes
Facial Recognition: Yes
Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, Under-Display
Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass
Virtual Proximity Sensing, Samsung DeX
Type: Li-Ion 4500 mAh, non-removable
Charging: 25W wired, PD2.0, 50% in 30 minutes

Samsung Galaxy S23 FE Price in the Philippines
8GB RAM + 128GB ROM = PHP 36,990
8GB RAM + 256GB ROM = PHP 39,990
Official Launch in the Philippines - October 6, 2023

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