True to form, Samsung announced a trio of new flagship smartphones at its Galaxy Unpacked event on Wednesday, Feb. 1 — and you won’t have to wait long to get your hands on them.
Set for release on Friday, Feb. 17, the lineup includes the Samsung Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, and S23 Ultra. (Score one for the rumor mill.) All three feature the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, durable Gorilla Glass Victus 2, and flatter, sleeker designs sans camera bumps.
If you’re due for a phone upgrade and want to lock in a preorder ahead of time, here’s a breakdown of their pricing and availability at major retailers and carriers.
Samsung Galaxy S23: Price and preorder details
Samsung’s latest entry-level smartphone starts out at $799.99 for 128GB of storage, and you can bump that up to 256GB for $859.99. (Both configurations come with 8GB of RAM.) Preorders are available through Amazon, AT&T, Best BuySamsung, T-Mobile, and Verizon in your choice of four colors: Phantom Black, Cream, Green, and a pinky Lavender.
The Galaxy S23 has a 6.1-inch AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, a 3,900mAh battery, and a trio of rear cameras (including a 50MP main sensor, a 12MP ultrawide lens, and a 10MP telephoto lens with 30x zoom). There’s also a 12MP front camera for next-level selfies.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus: Price and preorder details
Also available in Phantom Black, Cream, Green, and Lavender, the upgraded Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus comes with 256GB of storage for $999.99 or 512GB of storage for $1,119.99; you’ll get 8GB of RAM either way. Interested parties can preorder one ahead of launch at Amazon, AT&T, Best Buy, Samsung, T-Mobile, and Verizon.
This model’s a slightly bigger, slightly longer-lasting version of the standard S23 with a 6.6-inch screen and a 4,700mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra: Price and preorder details
The most advanced Samsung smartphone to date comes in three different configurations: There’s a 256GB model with 8GB of RAM ($1,199.99), a 512GB model with 12GB of RAM ($1,379.99), and a 1TB version with 12GB of RAM ($1,619.99). All of them are up for preorder at Amazon, AT&T, Best Buy, Samsung, T-Mobile, and Verizon in the standard Phantom Black, Cream, Green, and Lavender finishes. You can also get it in limited-edition Graphite, Sky Blue, Lime, and Red by ordering directly through the manufacturer.
Splurging on the 6.8-inch S23 Ultra gets you a built-in S-Pen and a premium rear camera array with an impressive 200MP main sensor, a 12MP ultrawide lens, and a 10MP telephoto lens with a whopping 100x zoom. Its beefy battery clocks in at 5,000mAh.