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Cell phones: 5 models on offer that compete against the new Samsung Galaxy S23


The flagship of the South Korean brand joins a more than competitive segment. The family of premium cell phones that Samsung presented a few days ago in San Francisco causes a sensation in Argentina. In fact, the Galaxy S23 were not only the first to hit the market the same day they were launched, but also managed to quickly position themselves among user preferences in 2023. Regarding sales, the three models are very even, according to a Samsung source in Argentina. Howev

The family of

premium cell phones

that Samsung presented a few days ago in San Francisco causes a sensation in Argentina.

In fact, the

Galaxy S23

were not only the first to hit the market the same day they were launched, but also managed to quickly position themselves among user preferences in 2023.

Regarding sales, the three models are very even, according to a Samsung source in Argentina.

However, in these early days the

Galaxy S23 Ultra is the most required

, both by fans of the brand and by those users looking to take a technological leap towards a device with a 200-megapixel camera. 

Therefore, in this note we show you

5 alternatives that compete against the brand new South Korean flagship

, both in its technical characteristics and in price.

Motorbike Edge 30 Ultra

Samsung and Motorola compete with their Ultra models.

Motorola's most ambitious proposal for 2022, the

Edge 30 Ultra

, is its main element to compete with the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S22 and the brand new S23 Ultra.

It is a cell phone from the premium segment that incorporates a latest generation Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, developed by Qualcomm, and that comes with features oriented towards photography, 5G connectivity, and artificial intelligence.

Above the rest of its technical characteristics are the 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM memory and up to 256 GB of storage for photos, videos and applications.

At the screen level, it presents a 6.67-inch (107.4 cm) FHD+ OLED panel with a 144 Hz refresh rate and very small edges that resemble the Edge 2020 design.

Meanwhile, the touch sampling is 360 Hz, ideal for the most demanding games, such as League of Legends: Wild Rift or Free Fire.

Regarding its


, a 200-megapixel main sensor stands out, which according to Motorola is the first in the industry in mobile devices and was the first to be officially marketed in Argentina until the arrival of the Galaxy S23 Ultra.

It is designed to capture more light by combining 16 pixels with a larger one, just like the brand new Korean phone.

The rest of the triple camera module is made up of a 50 ultra-wide-angle sensor and a 12-megapixel telephoto.

At the battery level, this device has 4610 mAh capacity.

Although it is a little less than the 4800 mAh of the Edge 30 Pro, its compatibility with 125W fast charging (TurboPower)

allows it to be charged to 50% in just 7 minutes


Since it supports wireless charging and reverse charging, Motorola markets it with the charger in the box and with a wireless one, but this one in the form of an exclusive Brundle.

Motorola Edge 30 Fusion (Viva Magenta) costs 


on the official site of the brand and the main mobile phone providers. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G

The new Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G.


most attractive mobile device from the Chinese brand

that can be found so far in Argentina is the

Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G

, one that is based on a solvent processor and competes with the latest Samsung phones.

In addition, it has a very complete battery section in the mid-range and an advanced camera system.

The screen is one of the most notable points of its configuration, especially if you consider the range to which it aims.

It is a 6.67-inch AMOLED panel with a Full HD+ resolution (2,400 by 1,800).

For more fluid movement, smoother animations, and lag-free transitions, it relies on a 120Hz refresh rate, plus up to 360Hz touch sampling rate.

The brightness is another of the high points, it reaches 1,200 nits, which means that there will be no need to worry when the Sun hits head-on.

The panel is well calibrated at the factory, its default color scheme offering optimal contrast.

The rear camera module is eye-catching and consists of a 108MP main sensor with a wide-angle lens, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with a 118-degree field of view, and a 2MP macro camera.

The drawing is completed with a 16MP front camera.

The main camera takes advantage of 9-in-1 pixel binning  


, as well as dual ISO to offer images with greater dynamic range and color performance.

As for its engine, it is powered by a 2.5GHz MediaTek Dimensity 920. A chipset that offers 5G connectivity and also runs on a highly energy-efficient 6nm process, which improves battery life.

Aesthetically speaking, the screen is built into a flat edge design.

In addition, it introduces dual speakers located on the top and bottom of the phone, for a complete entertainment experience.

In terms of biometrics and security, the Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G also coincides with its smaller brothers in integrating a side fingerprint reader, which works closely with an AI facial recognition system, to unlock the phone.

The 4,500 mAh battery supports a 120W fast charge that allows you to go from zero to one hundred in just 15 minutes.

Brand that makes it one of the fastest.

Currently, Xiaomi sells its Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G model in its official store at

207,999 pesos


although it can be obtained from


in Mercado Libre. 

Moto Edge 30 Fusion 

Motorola Edge 30 Viva Magenta, the cell phone with the Pantone 2023 color.

With premium features for its class, including a 6.55-inch borderless 144Hz1 pOLED display, Snapdragon 888+ 5G processor, 12GB of RAM -expandable up to 15GB of virtual RAM- and 256GB of storage;


Motorola Edge 30 Fusion

unites performance and distinctive design, as well as being the first to adopt the 2023 Pantone Color of the Year.

After the first units signed with the Very Peri color, Motorola and Pantone agreed for this 2023 a significant change for the Fusion models.

Rooted in red with blue undertones, Viva Magenta brings a powerful hue inspired by nature.

The triple camera of the Edge 30 Fusion Viva Magenta stands out for its 50-megapixel main sensor with OSIS mechanical stabilization system.

50MP (84.01°) F1.88 Wide angle and depth: 13MP (120°) F2.2 Macro: 2MP (86.1°) F2.4 (QP-NV-OIS)

Plus, you can shoot 32x times more pixel sharp with

Instant All Pixel

for more accurate performance in any light.

Meanwhile, video recording uses

HDR10 technology

for more detail and realism.

To complete the experience with the rear camera, the motorola edge 30 fusion has a depth sensor and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera along with an integrated 2 MP macro camera.

Additionally, it comes equipped with a 32MP front-facing camera, with Quad Pixel technology, the results are sharper, more vibrant photos with 4x higher sensitivity to low light.

Not to mention, the autofocus will make them look amazing no matter how far away you are from the front camera.

The new motorola edge 30 fusion also features an incredibly slim and perfectly balanced design.

Symmetrically curved edges look and feel striking with a smooth contour that integrates the front and rear glass.

For a premium and elegant finish, this device provides a sandblasted polished aluminum frame.

While the camera housing sports a balanced look between retro and modern. 

Finally, the screen of the Moto Edge 30 Fusion Viva Magenta boasts 6.55 inches with P-OLED technology and a refresh rate of 144 Hz to play video games. 

Finally, the Motorola cell phone has a 4,400 mAh battery with TurboPower technology with fast charging, key for long days of entertainment.

Motorola Edge 30 Ultra currently sells for


with a configuration of 256GB of storage plus wireless charger, both in official stores and on the brand's website. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.

One of the great surprises of this edition is that the South Korean firm, instead of the classic Exynos -the chip from its factory- at least in Argentina, introduced the Qualcomm 8 Gen 1, successor to the Snapdragon 888 and member of a new series that Completely revamped architecture.

Among the main novelties of the "tank" of the brand in 2022, the most notorious was the debut of a design that combines the extinct

Galaxy Note

series .

The S Pen stylus is now hidden in the bottom recess of the device, resulting in a wider bezel and more angular design.

Highly responsive, this stylus has 70% lower latency, allowing you to write and draw more naturally on the S22 Ultra's expansive screen, just like writing freehand on paper. 

Regarding its technical characteristics, the 6.8-inch screen, equipped with Dynamic AMOLED 2X technology at 120 Hz, with a generous resolution of 3,080 by 1,440 pixels, reaches a maximum brightness of 1750 nits, which allows reading a message in broad daylight without the need for shade.

Galaxy S22.

In terms of autonomy, the brand of the battery reaches 5,000 mAh, supports fast charging by cable of 45 W through the USB type C connector and 15 W wirelessly.

The wall charger is not included in the box and is sold separately.

On the front panel, the perforation in the upper area is renewed to include the 40 MP f/2.2 selfie camera.

Samsung is still reluctant to hide the cameras under the screen.

On its back, the phone repeats the

4-camera scheme

of the previous model, although without a pattern that unifies the whole set, as was the case with the previous model.

The device has a 108-megapixel main sensor capable of recording in 8K at up to 24 frames per second and detecting up to 10 subjects in the scene for autofocus.

In addition to a 12 MP 120-degree ultra-wide angle, the system is completed by two 10 MP telephoto cameras with 3x and 10x optical zoom.

It also boasts the 100x super zoom and reinforces the concept with Nightography, a series of functions to capture photos and videos, both with the front and rear cameras, in dark or low-light environments.

Despite the launch of the new generation S23 Ultra, the price of the previous generation did not change considerably:

439,999 pesos

in the official online store. 

Samsung Galaxy S22Plus

Galaxy S22 arrived in Argentina in May 2022.

Next to the top of the line, Samsung launched the Galaxy S22 Plus with a 50MP main camera, 10MP telelens and a 12MP ultra-wide lens, so you always get the highest quality shots, and they have the Advanced VDIS technology minimizes vibrations, so you get clear, smooth images even when you're on the move.

When capturing videos with friends, the new

Auto Framing

feature detects and tracks up to 10 people and automatically adjusts the camera's focus to capture them clearly.

Meanwhile, the front camera is 12 megapixels and can record video with a maximum resolution of 4K at 60fps.

The size of the screen is its main differentiator: the Galaxy S22 has a 6.1, while the S22 Plus scales up to 6.6 inches.

Each display is projected with intelligent Vision Booster technology that automatically adjusts the screen to the lighting around you and enhances color contrast, so you get the best possible display of your content.

Additionally, hardware performance improvements honed the display brightness similar to the S22 Ultra: the S22 has a maximum brightness of 1300nit, while the S22+ peaks at 1750nit.

To all this, the Galaxy S22+ is powered by a 4500 mAh battery that can last even more than a day on a single charge and, in addition, 45W super fast charging so you don't have to wait until the last moments of autonomy.

Galaxy S22 and S22+ are the first S Series models made with Armor Aluminum, the strongest aluminum in the industry, so you can take your phone anywhere with peace of mind

Galaxy S22 costs 269,999

in the official Samsung online store.


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Source: clarin

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