Samsung Galaxy S22 Series: which is the better phone?

With the recent release of the whole S23 lineup, we can’t help but compare all of them to each other!

Let’s do a classic matchup between the S23 Series, and see which of them has the best features and quirks!

Samsung Galaxy S23Samsung Galaxy S23+Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
DISPLAY6.1 inch6.6 inch6.8 inch
Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz, HDR10+
1750 max nits1750 max nits1750 max nits
1080 x 23401080 x 23401440 x 3088
422 ppi390 ppi501 ppi
Punch-hole displayPunch-hole displayPunch-hole display
MATERIALGlass front (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), aluminum frameGlass front (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), aluminum frameGlass front (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus 2), aluminum frame
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Armor aluminum frame with tougher drop and scratch resistance (advertised)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Armor aluminum frame with tougher drop and scratch resistance (advertised)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Armor aluminum frame with tougher drop and scratch resistance (advertised)
MEMORY8GB8GB8GB, 12GB
128GB, 256GB256GB, 512GB256GB, 512GB, 1TB
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2Snapdragon 8 Gen 2Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1×3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A5101×3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A5101×3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510
Adreno 740Adreno 740Adreno 740
BATTERYLi-ionLi-ionLi-ion
3,900mAh4,700mAh5,000mAh
Power Delivery 3.0Power Delivery 3.0Power Delivery 3.0
25W wired
10W wireless
4.5W reverse
45W wired
10W wireless
4.5W reverse
45W wired
10W wireless
4.5W reverse
50% in 30 min 65% in 30 min 65% in 30 min 
REAR CAMTripleTripleQuad
50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm
(wide)
50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm
(wide)
200 MP, f/1.7, 24mm
(wide)
1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF,
OIS
1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF,
OIS
0.6µm, multi-directional PDAF, Laser AF, OIS
10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm
(telephoto)
10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto)10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto)
 1/3.94″, 1.0µm, PDAF,
3x optical zoom
 1/3.94″, 1.0µm, PDAF,
3x optical zoom
1/3.52″, 1.12µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚
(ultrawide)
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚
(ultrawide)
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚
(ultrawide)
1/2.55″ 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Super Steady video1/2.55″ 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Super Steady video1/2.55″ 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Super Steady video
10 MP, f/4.9, 230mm
(periscope telephoto)
1/3.52″, 1.12µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, 10x optical zoom
FRONT
CAM
SingleSingleSingle
12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide)12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide)12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide)
Dual Pixel PDAFDual Pixel PDAFDual Pixel PDAF
VIDEORear:
8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
Rear:
8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
Rear:
8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS
LED flash, auto-HDR, panoramaLED flash, auto-HDR, panoramaLED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Front:
4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
Front:
4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
Front:
4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps
Dual video call, Auto-HDR, HDR10+Dual video call, Auto-HDR, HDR10+Dual video call, Auto-HDR, HDR10+
AUDIOStereo speakersStereo speakersStereo speakers
No headphone jackNo headphone jackNo headphone jack
32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
32-bit/384kHz audio
Tuned by AKG
NETWORK/
COMMS
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi DirectWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi DirectWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LEBluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LEBluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LE
GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEOGPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEOGPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFCNFCNFC
USB Type-C 3.2, OTGUSB Type-C 3.2, OTGUSB Type-C 3.2, OTG
SENSORS
AND EXTRAS
Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometerFingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometerFingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX (desktop experience support)
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)
5G5G5G
Stylus (Bluetooth integration, accelerometer, gyro)
COLORSPhantom Black, Cream, Green, LavenderPhantom Black, Cream, Green, LavenderPhantom Black, Cream, Green, Lavender
WEIGHT/
DIMENSIONS
146.3 x 70.9 x 7.6 mm 157.8 x 76.2 x 7.6 mm163.4 x 78.1 x 8.9 mm
168g196g234g
This is for…Those who 
want a 
compact yet powerful 
device for 
the fraction
of a price
Those who 
wants more 
but likes 
to keep it 
simple and easy 
to manage all the time
For the 
thrill-seeker, 
the creatives, 
for the person 
who wants 
the full 
package
PRICING₱53,990 (128GB)
₱57,990 (256GB)₱68,990 (256GB)₱81,990 (256GB)
₱76,990 (512GB)₱89,990 (512GB)
₱103,990 (1TB)

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