Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra - Full phone specifications (2024)

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NetworkTechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - International
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 66, 71 - USA
5G bands1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 75, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - International
1, 7, 28, 41, 66, 71, 78, 258, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - USA
SpeedHSPA, LTE (up to 7CA), 5G
LaunchAnnounced2023, February 01
StatusAvailable. Released 2023, February 17
BodyDimensions163.4 x 78.1 x 8.9 mm (6.43 x 3.07 x 0.35 in)
Weight234 g (8.25 oz)
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), aluminum frame
SIMNano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
Armor aluminum frame with tougher drop and scratch resistance (advertised)
Stylus (Bluetooth integration, accelerometer, gyro)
DisplayTypeDynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (HBM), 1750 nits (peak)
Size6.8 inches, 114.7 cm2 (~89.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1440 x 3088 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio (~500 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass Victus 2
Always-on display
PlatformOSAndroid 13, upgradable to Android 14, One UI 6.1
ChipsetQualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1x3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3x2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPUAdreno 740
MemoryCard slotNo
Internal256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM, 1TB 12GB RAM
UFS 4.0
Main CameraQuad200 MP, f/1.7, 24mm (wide), 1/1.3", 0.6µm, multi-directional PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), 1/3.52", 1.12µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
10 MP, f/4.9, 230mm (periscope telephoto), 1/3.52", 1.12µm, PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, Super Steady video
FeaturesLED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 1080p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
Selfie cameraSingle12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), dual pixel PDAF
FeaturesDual video call, Auto-HDR, HDR10+
Video4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
SoundLoudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
CommsWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth5.3, A2DP, LE
PositioningGPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BDS, QZSS
NFCYes
RadioNo
USBUSB Type-C 3.2, OTG
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support
BatteryTypeLi-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging45W wired, PD3.0, 65% in 30 min (advertised)
15W wireless (Qi/PMA)
4.5W reverse wireless
MiscColorsPhantom Black, Green, Cream, Lavender, Graphite, Sky Blue, Lime, Red, BMW M Edition
ModelsSM-S918B, SM-S918B/DS, SM-S918U, SM-S918U1, SM-S918W, SM-S918N, SM-S9180, SM-S918E, SM-S918E/DS
SAR1.12 W/kg (head) 0.92 W/kg (body)
SAR EU0.96 W/kg (head) 1.40 W/kg (body)
Price$ 699.99 / C$ 1,049.99 / £ 599.00 / € 683.59 / ₹ 87,499
TestsPerformanceAnTuTu: 1241531 (v9)
GeekBench: 4927 (v5.1)
3DMark Wild Life: 12240 (offscreen 1440p)
DisplayContrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
CameraPhoto / Video
Loudspeaker-25.6 LUFS (Very good)
Battery (new)

Active use score 13:24h

Battery (old)

Endurance rating 126h

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A year later, the Note that isn't returns. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra brings predictably minor upgrades - camera tweaks here and new chipset there, mostly - but how much can you really improve...

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Nice phone ❤️‍🔥💥

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Using since 2023 february 2nd. Charging whenever I want. 2k, 120fps, 5G, bluetooth(smart watch connected all the time), auto brightness. No issues with battery. I'm easily getting 7-9hours of SOT during the day. Btw I'm using same apps sinc...

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That's why GsmArena should re-test and update battery life with every major update. It is obvious that battery life on S23U decreased between one ui 5.1 and 6, if the users were aware, they would consider before upgrading.

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