The Galaxy S23 Extremely’s “15 W” wi-fi charging is 33% slower than final 12 months

The S23 Series. Everything has a similar camera design this year.

Enlarge / The S23 Sequence. The whole lot has the same digicam design this 12 months. (credit score: Samsung)

Samsung’s already-slow charging speeds have once more been caught not assembly folks’s expectations. This time it’s the wi-fi charging on the Galaxy S23 sequence, which is slower than older Galaxy S22 telephones, based on new exams from PhoneArena. The positioning in contrast wi-fi charging for all three fashions—the bottom, Plus, and Extremely S22s and S23—and got here away with the conclusion that “All three new members of the Galaxy S23 sequence cost method slower than the Galaxy S22 sequence as per our exams.”

The worst mannequin to make it out of the take a look at is the flagship Galaxy S23 Extremely. The S23 Extremely and S22 Extremely have 5000 mAh batteries and 15 W wi-fi charging, however even with the official chargers, the brand new telephone got here out method slower. The S22 Extremely took 1 hour and 58 minutes to cost to full by way of the wi-fi charger, whereas the S23 took 33 p.c longer: 2 hours and 37 minutes. It isn’t simply charging to full that provides an additional 39 minutes, both, the telephone exhibits an across-the-board discount in charging fee that was by no means mirrored in Samsung’s spec sheet.

The bottom and Plus mannequin adjustments 12 months over 12 months are much less related since additionally they got here with elevated battery capacities, so naturally, the brand new fashions will take longer to cost. For the report, the 2 cheaper S23 fashions added 200 mAh of battery capability and 15 extra minutes of wi-fi cost time. That’s not the identical large decline that the S23 Extremely skilled.

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