samsung galaxy s23 family rumored to have satellite communication functions

Samsung seems to be ready to take some inspiration from Apple once more and follow in the American company’s footsteps when it comes to bringing satellite communication to smartphones. Apple has its Emergency SOS feature that works via satellite on the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro lines, which works through a partnership with Globalstar, and Samsung is now said to be working with Iridium to bring satellite communications to the Galaxy S23 family.

Iridium is a 66-strong Low Earth orbit satellite constellation which provides voice and data services. Samsung has been working on overcoming the…