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Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra

Informr score
The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra currently has an Informr score of 9.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 84 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
3.36 GHz
3.36 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
200+ MP, f/1.7
200+ MP, f/1.7
5000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Know Your Mobile
Know Your Mobile

Bleeding-edge specs? Check. Amazing design? Check. Masses of power and a brilliant camera? Check, check! The Galaxy S23 Ultra is by far and away the best Android phone you can buy right now. It delivers heaps of performance, has excellent battery life, and it runs like a dream. If you can handle the...

- Richard Goodwin, Know Your Mobile

The Galaxy S23 Ultra is undoubtedly one of the best smartphones. My basis for comparison was my previous daily driver, a Google Pixel 7 Pro. Both the Google Pixel 7 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra are great phones with their own unique features. It really depends on what you’re looking for in a pho...

- Jason Cartwright, techAU
The Gate
The Gate

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra checks off my main requirements for a great camera phone, and content creators will appreciate the extra RAM and storage space with the 512 GB model. There’s also no beating the phone’s crisp 10x zoom photos, Samsung’s impressive 8K video quality, and the entire suite of...

- W. Andrew Powell, The Gate

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is a phone with no compromises — except, perhaps, price. The device is extremely powerful, offers an excellent camera, a long-lasting battery, and a sleek and stylish design. If you’re looking for the best Android phone right now, this device is a real contender.

- Christian de Looper, BGR

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra showed excellent results in our autonomy tests. The battery lasted nearly 67 hours when used moderately, with less than 2% lost per night on average. When testing outdoors, the performances were also very good, except when using the camera, where the autonomy was slightl...

- DxOMark

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Common Questions

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. Samsung's suggested retail price is $1199.99. You can compare Galaxy S23 Ultra prices from around the web here on The Informr.

Samsung backs up the Galaxy S23 Ultra with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Galaxy S23 Ultra has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Samsung support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Samsung's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra's screen size is 6.8 inches with 1440 x 3088 pixels resolution.

3.36 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM8550 Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm) Octa-core 3.36 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 13 operating system (OS).

200+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 200+ MP, f/1.7 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

256/512/1000 GB

Internal memory is 256/512/ 1000 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 2640 minutes, 1278 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy S23 Ultra Specs

Release Date February 17, 2023
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 13

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Processor Qualcomm SM8550 Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm) Octa-core 3.36 GHz
Internal Storage 1000 GB
RAM 8/12 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.12 W/kg
Body: 0.92 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable, Stylus
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax/6e
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
200+ Megapixels, f/1.7, Wide
10+ Megapixels, f/4.9, Periscope telephoto
10+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Telephoto
12+ Megapixels, f/2.2, Ultrawide
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, HDR10+, Time lapse mode, Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
8K (7680 × 4320 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
12+ Megapixels, f/2.2, Wide
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology Dynamic AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1440 x 3088 pixels
Pixel Density 501 pixels
Size 6.8 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Up to 10 W
Fast Charging Up to 45 W
Video Playback Time Up to 1560 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 1278 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 2640 minutes
Standby Time Up to 13.8 days
Mixed Usage Up to 1695 minutes
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Green, Phantom Black, Lavender, Cream, Graphite, Sky Blue, Lime, Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.34 x 7.81 x 0.89 cm (6.4 x 3.1 x 0.4 in)
Weight 234 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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