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Motorola Edge 40 Samsung Galaxy S23
Launch
Released
May, 2023 Feb, 2023
Status
Available Available
Body & Operating System
Operating system
Android 13 Android 13
UI
NA One UI 5.1
Dimensions
158.4 x 72 x 7.6 mm (6.24 x 2.83 x 0.30 in) 146.3 x 70.9 x 7.6 mm (5.76 x 2.79 x 0.30 in)
Weight
167 to 171 g 168 g
Body
Glass front, aluminum frame, plastic back or eco leather back
IP68 dust and water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), aluminum frame
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Armor aluminum frame with tougher drop and scratch resistance
Color Options
Nebula Green, Lunar Blue, Eclipse Black, Viva Magenta Phantom Black, Cream, Green, Lavender, Graphite, Lime
Display Specifications
Technology
P-OLED Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Size
6.55 inches
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6.1 inches
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Resolution
1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~402 ppi density) 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~425 ppi density)
Protection
NA Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2
Features
144Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, 1200 nits (peak) 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, 1200 nits (HBM), 1750 nits (peak)
Always-on display
Battery & Charging
Capacity
Non-removable Li-Po, 4400 mAh
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Non-removable Li-Ion, 3900 mAh
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Charging
Fast charging 68W
Wireless charging 15W
Fast charging 25W, Power delivery 3.0, , 50% in 30 min
Wireless charging 10W (Qi/PMA)
Reverse wireless charging 4.5W
Processing Power
CPU
Octa-core (4x2.6 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) Octa-core (1x3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3x2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)
Chipset
Mediatek Dimensity 8020 (6 nm) Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)
GPU
- Adreno 740
Memory & Storage
Ram
8GB RAM 8GB RAM
Storage Memory
128/256GB Built-in 128/256/512GB Built-in
Memory Card
No No
Cameras
Rear/Back
Dual 50 MP, f/1.4, (wide), 1/1.55", 1.0µm, multi-directional PDAF, OIS
13 MP, f/2.2, 120° (ultrawide), 1.12µm, AF
Triple 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
Features

Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60 120fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10, gyro-EIS Show more

LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/6 fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps
HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
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Front
32 MP, f/2.4, (wide), 0.7µm
HDR, Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps
12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF
Dual video call, Auto-HDR, HDR10+
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
Features
NA NA
Network
SIM
Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)
Data
GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G Bands
SIM 1: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
SIM 2: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - (Dual SIM model only)
SIM 1: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
SIM 2: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Bands
LTE bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7... LTE bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7...
5G Bands
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 SA/NSA/Sub6 - Global
1, 7, 25, 28, 41, 66, 71, 78, 258, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - USA
Connectivity
WLAN (WIFI)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
5.2, A2DP, LE 5.3, A2DP, LE
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
USB
USB Type-C 2.0 USB Type-C 3.2, USB On-The-Go
NFC
Yes Yes
Additional Features
Sensors
Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass 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)
Extra
NA NA
Pricing
Price
US$ 660 USD $889
Resale Value
High Very High
Comparison Result
Score
6 Point(s) 3 Point(s)
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