Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus 5G in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus price in Kenya starts at Ksh 118,500. The device has a 6.6-inch 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus 2. The Galaxy S23 Plus 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor with Adreno 740 GPU. The phone has 8GB RAM and 256 GB of internal storage, it runs on Android 13 with Samsung One UI 5.1, and all this is powered by a 4700 mAh battery with 45W fast charging. The phone packs a triple rear camera setup consisting of a 50 MP main sensor, a 12 MP ultra wide-angle camera, a 10 MP telephoto camera, and on the front there is a 12MP selfie camera. The Galaxy S23 Plus 5G comes in colors Phantom Black, Botanic Green, Cotton Flower, and Misty Lilac. Buy the Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus 5G at Titanium.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus 5G specs and price in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus
February, 2023
February, 2023
Operating System
Android 13, One UI 5.1
Qualcomm SM8550 Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)
CPU Speed
Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)
Adreno 740
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Rear Camera
50 MP + 10 MP + 12 MP
Front Camera
12 MP
Sim Card
Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
195 g (6.88 oz)
157.8 x 76.2 x 7.6 mm (6.21 x 3.00 x 0.30 in)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~390 ppi density)
Display Type
Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+
Display Size
6.6 inches, 106.9 cm2 (~88.9% screen-to-body ratio)
3.5mm jack
32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
5.3, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Type-C 3.2, OTG
Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Li-Ion 4700 mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging
45W wired, PD3.0
10W wireless (Qi/PMA)
4.5W reverse wireless
Phantom Black, Cream, Green, Lavender
Price in Kenya
Ksh 118,500


Nicely rounded edges and curved edges define the ergonomic design of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus 5G. Samsung focused on a minimalist, premium design that oozes class and elegance in the S23+ model.


The handset measures 157.8 x 76.2 x 7.6 mm. it weighs 196g. note the slim design, which when combined with weight and fit in the hand makes the Galaxy S23+ comfortable to carry around and handle with one hand. The device is made of Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), and aluminum frame. The phone supports Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by). Protecting the expensively assembled Galaxy S23+ is an Armor aluminum frame with tougher drop and scratch resistance. Important to note too is the fact that the handset is IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins).


A 6.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1750 nits (peak) display dominates the Samsung Galaxy S23+. Once powered on, you will have no dull moment as you delve into the cinematic display that will have you wanting to explore the applications and phone features. An 87.6% screen-to-body ratio and thin bezels help maximize display space for use. 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~393 ppi density) coupled with 1,750 nits peak brightness makes the S23+ one of the best screens on Samsung handsets for optimal user experience. An under-display, ultra-sonic fingerprint sensor provides enhanced security on the handset to prevent unauthorized access. Protecting the impressive, Dynamic AMOLED 2X display is a tamper-proof Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2.

Camera set-up

The main camera on the Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus 5G consists of t a triple setup:

  • 50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
  • 10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), 1/3.94″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
  • 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55″ 1.4µm, Super Steady video

It is capable of taking up to 8K Video recordings, with optical 3x Zoom, gyro-EIS, LED Flash, and Super Steady video key features which enable superior performance. The selfie camera consists of a 12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF lens, with

  • Dual video call capabilities
  • Auto-HDR
  • HDR10+
  • 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps video recording capabilities.

Both the front and main cameras intelligently recognize scenes and optimize colors for brilliant shots.

Operating System and Phone Processing Unit

Running in the background is Android 13 OS, with the One UI 5.1 skin enabling customization and personalization of the handset. To enable optimal operations on the handset, the S23+ is equipped with a:

  • Powerful Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm) chipset
  • Efficient Octa-core (1×3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510) CPU than enables smooth operations when multi-tasking, browsing through multiple web pages and applications.
  • Proficient Adreno 740 GPU that enables playing games with high settings.
  • 256GB / 512GB ROM, 8GB RAM, with UFS 4.0 for memory space optimization.

Network and Communications set-up

Samsung Galaxy S23+ is 5G enabled, supporting up to 5G bands (2G, 3G, 4G and 5G). With 5G network connectivity, you can upload and download heavy files and multimedia in record time. The handset has a range of sensors for convenient handling and communications. They include:

  • Fingerprint (under the display, ultrasonic)
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity
  • Compass
  • Barometer

The device supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity, GPS, NFC and has USB Type-C 3.2, OTG for fast data transfer to or from other devices with USB ports.

Powering System

Powering the handset is a 4,700mAh non-removable battery. The powering system consists of:

  • 45W wired, PD3.0, 65% in 30 min
  • 15W wireless (Qi/PMA)
  • 5W reverse wireless



  • Armor aluminum frame for drop and scratch resistance.
  • Dynamic AMOLED 2x display with 120Hz refresh rate support.
  • Comes with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2
  • Large battery at 4,700mAh
  • Slim phone at 7.6 mm thickness
  • Supports 45W fast charging
  • Supports 4.5W reverse charging
  • Supports wireless charging
  • Supports S-Pen
  • IP68 rating (water and dustproof)
  • Also comes with stylus pen support.
  • The latest Android 13 OS with One UI 5.1 custom UI.
  • Powerful chipset ideal for high-setting games
  • Cameras intelligently recognize scenes and optimize colours for brilliant shots.
  • Capable of 8K video recordings with HDR10+ gyro-EIS support.
  • 3x and 10x Optical zoom cameras installed
  • Samsung Dex and Wireless Dex support.
  • Has Gyro-EIS and Super Steady video support


  1. It does not support MicroSD (additional memory)
  2. No 3.5mm jack
  3. S-Pen bought separately.
  4. Bulky and heavy phone
  5. Priced out for most buyers at its current retail price


  • When was the Samsung Galaxy S23+ officially announced? 1st Feb 2023.
  • What is the retail price of the Samsung Galaxy S23+? Kes145,000.
  • Is the Samsung Galaxy S23+ 5G network enabled? It supports up to 5G network bandwidth.
  • What is the weight of the Samsung Galaxy S23+? 196g
  • What are the dimensions of the Samsung Galaxy S23+? 8 x 76.2 x 7.6 mm.
  • What operating system is running on Samsung Galaxy S23+? Android 13, One UI 5.1
  • Does Samsung Galaxy S23+ support MicroSD?
  • What are the main camera specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S23+? It features a triple-camera setup consisting of:
    1. 50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
    2. 10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), 1/3.94″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
  • 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55″ 1.4µm, Super Steady video
  • Can cameras on the Galaxy S23+ capture 4K videos? The selfie camera records 4K videos while the main camera records up to 8K videos.
  • What colour options are available to choose from for the Samsung Galaxy S23+? Phantom Black, Cream, Green, Lavender, Graphite, and Lime.
  • What chipset is installed on the Samsung Galaxy S23+? Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm).
  • Is the Samsung Galaxy S23+ good for playing games? Yes. The technical specifications (processor, display, battery, inbuilt memory) make it well capable of high-setting games and the best user experience.
  • What is the inbuilt memory on the Samsung Galaxy S23+?
    1. 256GB 8GB RAM
    2. 512GB 8GB RAM
  • Is Samsung Galaxy S23+ water resistant? It has an IP68 rating and is dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins).
  • Does the Samsung Galaxy S23+ come along with an S-Pen? It supports S-Pen, which is bought separately.

Alternative Handsets to Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus 5G

  • Samsung Galaxy s22
  • Google Pixel 7 Pro
  • Tecno Phantom X2 Pro
  • Oppo Find X5 5G
  • Apple iPhone 14 Pro
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