The Galaxy S23 could offer satellite calls like the iPhone 14 and Huawei Mate 50

The Galaxy S23 could offer satellite calls like the iPhone 14 and Huawei Mate 50

According to a post on Ice Universe’s Twitter, Samsung is preparing to offer satellite communication capabilities in the Galaxy S23s, which are expected early next year.

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Leaker Ice Universe shared a new document on Twitter that seems to indicate Samsung intends to offer that Satellite communications in the highly anticipated Galaxy S23, its next flagship. The Korean electronics giant is said to have entered into a partnership with Iridium, a company that operates a constellation of 66 satellites in low-Earth orbit for satellite telephony. Unlike GlobalStar, Apple’s partner, This access provider offers almost complete coverage of the globe.

Samsung is not the first company to offer internet and voice communication via satellite. The company follows in the footsteps of Apple and its iPhone 14, which is itself slightly ahead of Huawei, with the Mate 50 and Mate 50 Pro. According to the document shared by Ice Universe, satellite communication in Samsung smartphones has been in the pipeline for two years. This technology brings with it very specific limitations. This was the biggest difficulty for the manufacturer design an antenna small enough to fit in their smartphone.

Samsung will offer satellite communications, joining Huawei and Apple

In addition to being able to send text messages via satellite, the Samsung Galaxy S23 will also be able to use this type of connection Submit pictures that are not too difficult. In comparison, the iPhone 14 and Mate 50 can only use their satellite connection to send emergency messages. While offering emergency calls via satellite is a dangerous idea, according to some experts, there’s no denying that the feature has helped and will save lives.

The Samsung Galaxy S23 is probably the most anticipated smartphone right now. Even if the information is not yet official, all models of the high-end smartphone seem to be out Samsung will have a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip. That will please European buyers who previously had no claim to the Qualcomm processor. In addition to the performance at the top, the latter should offer the Galaxy S23 phenomenal autonomy.