The Samsung Galaxy Buddy 2 has been unveiled in South Korea. The handset arrives as a rebranded version of the Galaxy M23 / Galaxy F23, which are available in other markets. Some of the major highlights of the Galaxy Buddy 2 include a 120Hz display, a Snapdragon 750 chipset, and 50-megapixel triple rear cameras.
The Galaxy Buddy2 has a 6.6-inch IPS LCD display with a teardrop notch. The screen supports an FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate. The device comes preloaded with the Android 12 OS and Samsung’s One UI.
On the front, the Galaxy Buddy2 has an 8-megapixel selfie camera. The back panel of the device features a 50-megapixel main camera with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide snapper, and a 2-megapixel macro snapper.
The Snapdragon 750G chipset is at the helm of the Galaxy Buddy2. The device comes with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of built-in storage. It houses a 5,000mAh battery with 25W charging support.
The power button located on the right edge of the device doubles up as a fingerprint reader. It offers other features, such as 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, a USB-C port, a microSD card slot, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It measures 165.5 x 77 x 8.4mm and weighs 198 grams.
Samsung Galaxy Buddy2 Specifications
CPU: Snapdragon 750G SM7225, 2.2GHz Octa-Core
GPU: Adreno 619
Display: 6.6-inch FHD+ 2408×1080 20:9, TFT, 120Hz
Storage: 128GB (up to 1TB with microSD)
Main camera: Triple
- 50 MP (main, f/1.8)
- 8 MP (wide, f/2.2)
- 2 MP (depth, f/2.4)
Front camera: Single – 8 MP, f/2.2
OS: Android 12 (One UI 4.1)
Dimension: 165.5 x 77.0 x 8.4 mm
Battery: 5000mAh (25W with fast charging)
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4/5GHz
USB: USB Type-C
Earphone Jack: Yes
Authentication method: Fingerprint sensor (side), FaceID
Colors: Deep Green, Light Blue, Orange Copper
Others: VoLTE, nanoSIM
- 2G bands: GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
- 3G bands: UMTS B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)
- 4G bands: LTE B1(2100),B2(1900),B3(1800),B4(AWS),B5(850),B7(2600),B8(900),B12(700),B17(700),B20(800), B26(850),B28(700),B66, B38(2600),B40(2300),B41(2500)
- 5G bands: TDD Sub6 N78(3500)
Samsung Galaxy Buddy2 Price and Availability
The Galaxy Buddy2 is now available for purchase in South Korea. The device is unlikely to be released outside the country. It carries a price tag of KRW 399,300 (~$305). It comes in three colors: Deep Green, Light Blue, and Orange Copper.