The Samsung Galaxy S23 series was unveiled last month. The series includes the Samsung Galaxy S23 (the baby of the house), the S23 Plus (the unproblematic middle child) and the S23 Ultra (the Flagship). Here, we identified the S23 Ultra as one of the phones we are anticipating this year, and well, Samsung, like Oga Bassey, did not disappoint. The S22 Ultra was already an excellent smartphone to improve on that and attempt to eviscerate their biggest competitor, the iPhone. Samsung had to reach for the top shelf, so what did they do?
The 200MP Main Camera, Improved low-light Photography & Astrophotography
Okay, errrm, yes, Megapixels don’t matter. But when Samsung does it, best believe it’s not just a marketing gimmick as pictures taken from this phone have revealed that it will take something special to beat this phone (Apple, over to you) … The details, colour reproduction and punchiness are class-leading. Astrophotography might not be everybody’s cup of tea, but having your phone take a clear picture of the moon at that all-nighter is a big flex in our book. Apple can never ever (Samsung 2-0 Apple)… This is the phone your friends will borrow to take pictures when you all hang out. This camera thrives at night; Samsung’s picture processing has taken night-time photography to a new level. If camera quality is a big deal for you, right now, the S23 Ultra is peerless
Speed…Speed… and more Speed
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 is the flagship chip for Android smartphones this year. But Samsung partnered with Qualcomm to create a custom chip specially optimised for the Samsung Galaxy S23 series, called Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy. The chip promises excellent speed and better efficiency. You will experience zero lag while moving from one app to the other while enjoying significant battery life.
With its 5000Mah battery, the S22 Ultra had decent battery life, but Samsung has tuned the S23 Ultra to deliver impeccable battery life even with an unchanged battery capacity as the S23 Ultra also has a 5000Mah battery (if it ain’t broken, don’t fix it). So whether you are a casual or power user, the Galaxy S23 Ultra will most likely last you the whole day and sometimes beyond on a single charge!
Screen Size and Brightness
At 1750nits peak brightness, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is slightly less bright than the iPhone 14 Pro Max. But the phone spots one of the best OLED displays in the world (fun fact: Samsung supplies a big chunk of the screens on your iPhones). Whether you are a creative who uses his phone for content creation or you are an entrepreneur who relies on this phone for running your business, the 6.8 inches screen and the accompanying S-pen will serve you well.
On the surface, the S23 Ultra looks like an incremental update on the S22 Ultra. The new model looks like the S22, but the perfections are under the hood, and without any doubt, the S23 Ultra is already one of the phones of the year!
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