Unpacking the specs & features of the 1st Samsung flagship of 2023- Galaxy S23 Ultra

Main Image
  • Like
  • Comment
  • Share

It is that time of the year again! Yes, the time when Samsung launched its next Flagship S Series via the first Unpacked Event of 2023. Samsung Galaxy S23 Series includes 3 models- Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 Ultra. While the vanilla and plus models are mostly similar in specs, it is the Ultra variant that aims to take the smartphone experience a step ahead. Let us have a look at why the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is different than the two other members of its family.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra: Price & Availability

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra comes in 4 storage models- 8GB RAM+256GB storage, 12GB RAM+256GB storage, 12GB RAM+512GB storage and 12GB RAM+1TB storage. The price starts at 1199 USD. The device can be pre-ordered from today in USA and will be available from February 17.

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra comes in 4 main colors- Phantom Black, Botanic Green, Cream, and Lavender. More color options can be found on Samsung’s official website.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Series: Made for a sustainable future

Samsung has made the Galaxy S23 Series, by keeping the planet in mind. The brand has developed and incorporated new recycled plastics from discarded PET bottles in the back glass and front case of the Galaxy S23 Ultra. The Ultra model is the first Galaxy flagship to use recycled aluminum in the side key, volume keys, and SIM tray. Not only this, but the Galaxy S23 Series is also the first to incorporate Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 which contains 22% pre-consumer recycled content in the front and back glass. From 6 internal components being made of recycled materials in the Galaxy S22 Ultra, the Galaxy S23 Ultra has 12 internal and external components having a presence of recycled materials.

The entire Galaxy S23 Series sees scaling up the use of recycled ocean-bound plastics to prevent more than 15 tons of discarded fishing nets from entering the oceans by 2023.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra: Specs

The first look at the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra confirms what we revealed first in October 2022. The design is in tandem with the renders shared exclusively by Smartprix. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra sports a larger 6.8-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with 3088×1440 pixel resolution, super smooth 120Hz refresh rate, 1750 nits brightness, and vision booster. The display provides enhanced comfort for the eyes as well. Although the Ultra model is also powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset made specifically for it, the RAM and storage options go up to 12GB and 1TB respectively. Samsung has entered into a partnership with Qualcomm to modify the 8 Gen 2 chipset for better GPU performance. One of the most pathbreaking upgrades has been provided in the camera department.

The Galaxy S23 Ultra features a quad camera setup at the back with a 200MP main Super Quad Pixel lens, 12MP ultrawide lens, and two 10MP telephoto lenses with 3x and 10x zoom. There is a 12MP front camera as well. The camera provides enhanced nightography, improved image stabilization, Super HDR, OIS, VDIS, Director’s View, Auto Framing, Super High-resolution Photos, and more.

Connectivity options include eSIM, Bluetooth 5.3, WiFi 6E, GPS, 5G, and more. The smartphone will allow real-time ray tracing and the RAW app has been improved as well. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has a larger battery than other both its family members, as it packs a 5000mAh battery with Super Fast charging, wireless charging, and wireless power sharing. It runs Android 13-based One UI 5.1 and has an immersive vapor cooling chamber. It is IP68 rated and has an embedded S-Pen.

Shivangi AgarwalShivangi Agarwal
Shivangi is an honours graduate in English from Delhi University with a passion for reading and writing. Always keen to know more about the latest gadgets, when she is not reading about tech, she loves listening to Hindi music and grooving to the latest Hindi beats.

Related Articles

ImageGoogle Pixel 7 Pro User Shares Frustrating Reality of Google Service Centers in India

The service experience at Google Pixel service centers in India can be mixed, as illustrated by a recent experience shared by a user-facing slow charging issues with his Google Pixel 7 Pro. This article delves into the specifics of his ordeal and the challenges encountered with the service center. The Service Center Saga The user’s journey (MohipGhosh1 …

ImageSamsung Galaxy S23 Series Pre-Order Marketing Material confirms new color options

The tech industry is going to witness one of the biggest launch events of the year on February 1 when Samsung will unveil its flagship series for the year 2023. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Series will launch globally via an Unpacked Event that the brand is hosting on the 1st of February. The Samsung Galaxy …

ImageSamsung Galaxy S23 Ultra camera specs leaked: Tipped to feature a 200MP main sensor

Samsung Galaxy S23 Series has been in the news for a while now and the flagship series is expected to launch in the first week of February 2023 and consists of 3 models- Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, and Galaxy S23 Ultra. Although there are still almost 3 months to the series launch, but key specs …

ImageIt’s Official: Galaxy S22, Fold 4, And Flip 4 Will Get Galaxy AI Features In A Month

Recently, Samsung released the Galaxy AI features for the flagship Galaxy S23 series and the foldable Z Fold/Flip 5 lineup. Now, the company is gearing up to give older Galaxy phone users a taste of AI. Samsung has announced that Galaxy AI features will be available on some older models, including the Galaxy S22 series. …

ImageSamsung Galaxy S24 Ultra Vs Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra: What has changed in 2024?

Samsung has launched the Galaxy S24 Series globally. The flagship series that includes Samsung Galaxy S24, Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus, and Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra is up for pre-order in India. Although the brand claims the top-end Ultra model comes with upgrades over its predecessor, are they enough to make the user spend more bucks? …


Be the first to leave a comment.