Rising component prices and inflation mean that Samsung may have to raise the prices of its high-end phones. A few days ago it was revealed that the company might not increase the prices of its phones with the Galaxy S23 series in the US. However, it looks like it could increase the price of its flagship phones in other parts of the world, including Australia, Europe and South Korea.
The Galaxy S23 will be almost as expensive as the Galaxy S20 in Australia, Europe and Korea
, Galaxy S23 pricing will start at €959 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant in Spain. The Galaxy S23+ will start at €1,209 for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage, while the Galaxy S23 Ultra will have a starting price of €1,409. If this information is correct, the basic Galaxy S23 is €100 more expensive than the vanilla Galaxy S22. In Benelux and Germany, where taxes are lower, the basic Galaxy S23 is available for €949.
S23 pricing from a Spanish retailer:— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) January 24, 2023
S23 8/128 959 Euro
S23 8/256 1019 Euro
S23+ 8/256 1209 Euro
S23+ 8/512 1329 Euro
S23 Ultra 8/256 1409 Euro
S23 Ultra 12/512 1589 Euro
The base Galaxy S23+ variant will cost $150 more than the Galaxy S22+ 256GB. You get double the base storage with the upcoming phone. The base Galaxy S22+ variant had 128GB of storage, while the Galaxy S23+ will have a minimum of 256GB of storage.
The Galaxy S23 Ultra is €150 more expensive than the Galaxy S22 Ultra. However, you get double the base storage. The Galaxy S22 Ultra started at 128 GB, while the Galaxy S23 Ultra has a minimum storage of 256 GB. There is a 1TB version of the Galaxy S23 Ultra, but there is no information on its price.
In the Benelux and Germany, however, the base Galaxy S23 Ultra variant will retail for €1,399, while the base Galaxy S23+ will cost €1,199. Here are the Galaxy S23 series prices for Spain, where taxes are higher:
- 8 GB + 128 GB: €959
- 8 GB + 256 GB: €1,019
- 8 GB + 256 GB: €1,209
- 8 GB + 512 GB: €1,329
Galaxy S23 Ultra
- 8 GB + 256 GB: €1,409
- 12 GB + 512 GB: €1,589
In Australia, the 128GB Galaxy S23 will cost AU$1,350 (~$959), while the 256GB version could cost AU$1,450 (~$1,030). The 256GB version of the Galaxy S23+ is reportedly priced at AU$1,650 (~$1,172), while the Galaxy S23 Ultra could be priced at AU$1,950 (~$1,385) for its base variant, at least according to a previous leak. Also in South Korea, Samsung is increasing the prices of its high-end phones, starting with the Galaxy S23 series.
Here are the leaked prices of the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23 Ultra in South Korea (
- 8 GB + 128 GB: N/A
- 8GB + 256GB: KRW 1,155,000 (~$937)
- 8GB + 512GB: KRW 1,276,000 (~$1,036)
- 8GB + 256GB: KRW 1,353,000 (~$1,099)
- 8GB + 512GB: KRW 1,474,000 (~$1,199)
Galaxy S23 Ultra
- 8GB + 256GB: KRW 1,599,400 (~$1,299)
- 12GB + 512GB: KRW 1,720,400 (~$1,399)
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