belated. Samsung Galaxy Buddy 2 - double for Korea

Photo belated. Samsung Galaxy Buddy 2 - double for Korea

A few days ago, a smartphone called Samsung Galaxy Buddy 2 appeared on sale in Korea, which was first written by Gizmochina, and then by everyone else with a link to them.

At first I could not understand why there is no information about this smartphone on the Samsung website. But then I realized. She is there. But... By the way, it's just gorgeous. Note. In the page address, the name of the device is written as "galaxy-m23-5g". The text title is written in Korean, "갤럭시 버디2". And why then "Buddy 2"? And this is just a translation from Korean to English. Vprochem, the translation is quite official. The name in this form is on the official pictures. But it is not in the text of the site, so it is not searched for by the search.

As you may have guessed, the Samsung Galaxy Buddy 2 is a copy of the international smartphone Galaxy M23 5G. And at the same time a copy of the "Indian" Galaxy F23 5G. There is only one SIM card, but unnecessary 5G frequencies in Korea have been bitten off. I don't see any other differences between the devices.

About the characteristics.

The chipset here is Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G. Those. in AnTuTu we are waiting for four hundred thousand points, so in terms of power we have a confident average hereDay class. But not everything is so rosy. Only 4 GB of RAM, which is quite modest by today's standards. Things are better with permanent memory, 128 GB (plus there is support for memory cards).

The screen is not AMOLED, which, according to Samsung, is the fate of inexpensive devices. But the refresh rate is high, up to 120 Hz. The size is large - 6.6" (105 cm²), the resolution is also at the level - 1080x2408 (400 ppi).

Standard battery, 5000 mAh. Charging is moderately fast, 25 W.

The set of cameras is the most common. The front has a resolution of 8 MP. Behind the trio 50 + 8 + 2 MP (main, wide-angle, sedepth litter). Brands of sensors are not named. But, most likely, Samsung ISOCELL JN1.

Other. NFC module is available. The fingerprint scanner is located on the side. Type-C and a fifth Wi-Fi, of course, are also in place.

And about money. 399,300 won (₽17,800, $301) at launch. Apparently, an exclusive for the Korean operator LG U+.

For comparison, Galaxy F23 5G can be purchased in India for ₹15999 (₽11900, $201). And Samsung Galaxy M23 5G in Germany now costs €239 (₽14200, $240).

Samsung Galaxy Buddy 2 (갤럭시 버디2) Key Features:

Screen PLS, 6.6", 105 cm², 1080x2408, 400 ppi, 120 Hz, 16M colors�, touch, capacitive, multi-touch HardwareQualcomm Snapdragon 750G
2.2 GHz, 2 x Kryo 570 (Cortex-A77), 6 x Kryo 570 (Cortex-A55), Adreno 619 Memory RAM 4 GB, ROM 128 GB, Micro-SD up to 1 TB, dedicated slot Mobile Internet5G
EDGE Mobile networks5G Band 78
LTE Bands 1-5,7,8,12,17,20,26,28,38,40,41,66
UMTS Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4 (1700), 5(850), 8(900)
GSM Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900) Rechargeable Li-Pol, 5000 mAh, fast charging 25.00 W Dimensions165.5 x 77 x 8.4 mm Weight198 g Rear camera: triple, flash, autofocus
- 50 MP, f/1.8, 77°, Samsung ISOCELL JN1
- 8 MP, wide-angle, f/2.2, 123°
- 2 MP, depth sensor, f/2.4
front camera: 8 MP, f/2.2, no flash, no autofocus NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo OS Android 12, One UI 4.1 SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Proximity, Light, Fingerprint (side), NFC USBType-C

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