The Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition is a special version of the Galaxy S23 designed specifically for the US military by Samsung. This phone has many features and applications that assist troops in tactical operations, such as targeting, intelligence gathering, navigation, and data sharing. This phone is also capable of withstanding extreme conditions such as water, dust, shocks and high temperatures.
Design and display
The Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition has a design quite similar to the regular Galaxy S23, but with some different details. This phone has a screen protected by Gorilla Glass Victus 2+ and has Armor Aluminum construction . This phone has a military-grade cover that can be worn on the chest or arm. This phone has an IP68 rating , and is water resistant to a depth of 5 feet (about 1.52m) for up to 30 minutes.
The screen of the Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition is a 6.8-inch OLED screen , QHD + resolution and 120Hz refresh rate . This monitor gives sharp images, vivid colors and smooth motion. This screen also has the ability to adjust the refresh rate from 1Hz to 120Hz depending on the content displayed, helping to save battery.
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Performance and battery
Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition is equipped with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip , Qualcomm’s most advanced chip today. This chip offers powerful performance, fast processing of heavy tasks and smooth gameplay. This chip also supports 5G connectivity , Wi-Fi 6E , Bluetooth 5.2 and NFC .
The battery of the Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition is a 5000mAh battery , which can be used for a day with normal activities. This phone is also capable of optimizing app usage to prolong battery life. This phone supports 25W fast charging, 15W wireless charging and 4.5W reverse wireless charging .
Camera and security
Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition has a rear camera cluster consisting of 4 cameras: 200MP main camera, 10MP telephoto camera , 12MP wide-angle camera and 12MP macro camera . The main camera is capable of taking detailed, sharp and clear photos. The telephoto camera is capable of 3x optical zoom and 30x digital zoom . The wide-angle camera offers a wider viewing angle and the macro camera allows for close-up shots.
The front camera of the Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition is a 40MP camera , for sharp and natural selfies. The front camera also supports face recognition to unlock the phone.
Besides, the Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition also has an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor under the screen to protect personal data. This phone is also protected by Samsung Knox and Knox Dual Data at Rest (DualDAR) , two layers of data encryption when the phone is powered off or when there is unauthorized access.
Special Features and Applications
Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition has many features and applications specifically for the US military, such as:
- Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK) : application for targeting, terrain intelligence gathering, navigation, and data sharing.
- Battlefield Assisted Trauma Distributed Observation Kit (BATDOK) : a tool to help collect signals through sensors.
- Stealth Mode : mode to disable LTE and e-911 connections for undetected communication.
- Samsung DeX : a feature that allows connecting to a monitor, keyboard and mouse to deliver a desktop-like experience inside a military vehicle.
The Galaxy S23 Tactical Edition is a premium, powerful and durable phone designed specifically for the US military by Samsung. This phone has many features and applications that support troops in tactical operations. This is a phone not everyone can afford.