apple It announced support for satellite calling on its smartphones with the launch of Iphone 14 series two months ago. The latest calling feature for iPhone users has been launched recently in several markets across the world. This feature allows users to access satellite communication during emergencies such as when cellular networks are unreliable or unavailable. Samsung preparing to launch Galaxy S23 In a few months, and a new rumor suggests that the lineup of next-generation flagship smartphones from the Korean tech giant will also improve and include the satellite calling feature available in the iPhone 14 devices. Apart from this, the Galaxy S23 lineup is also expected to include Developed fingerprint sensor developed by Qualcomm.
Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy S23 series in February 2023. The smartphones in this group will run on Android 13 out of the box and the Ultra version of this series is also expected to adopt new camera sensors. The upcoming smartphones in this family are likely to feature a similar design and most of the phones will come with support snapdragon chipset instead of Samsung Exynos processors.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Series: Satellite Connection (Expected)
According to a report by The Elec, Samsung is likely to include satellite connectivity in its upcoming Galaxy S23 series devices. The satellite connection in Samsung devices will be powered by a partner, Iridium. Earlier this year, the company that owns 66 low-orbit communications satellites reportedly struck a deal with smartphone makers to provide the feature.
It is important to note that Apple’s satellite connection is supported by Global Star It can only be used in emergency situations. However, Samsung is said to be planning to use the satellite connection in the Galaxy S23 series for more than just emergencies.
The Korean phone maker plans to use satellite communication to transmit data such as text messages and low-capacity photos at hundreds of kilobits per second. According to the report, this would only be possible by overcoming the technical limitations of including the antenna needed to handle such communications.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Series: New Fingerprint Sensor (Expected)
If the rumors are to be believed, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S23 is also likely to feature Qualcomm’s third-generation ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. However, it is still not clear if it is the same 3D shape Sonic Max Qualcomm launched it earlier this year, Sammobile reports.
3D Sonic Max is the largest and most advanced fingerprint scanner in the world. This Qualcomm sensor is expected to improve the speed and accuracy of fingerprint authorization in Samsung’s premium devices.