Samsung’s best smartphone to date has been finally announced. Here we have the new Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra.

Launched alongside the vanilla Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is obviously the most exciting device of the three and the only one to actually get interesting upgrades.


The Galaxy S23 Ultra comes with an ultra-sharp 200-megapixel ISOCELL HP2 sensor. It is also adaptive as it can do 16-in-1 binning for 12-megapixel images or 4-in-1 for high-resolution 50-megapixel shots. It also has a dedicated Expert RAW app for more professional tools.

It also boasts a new Astro Hyperlapse video mode. Plus, Adaptive VDIS for improved video stabilization. The primary camera is joined by a 10-megapixel 3x telephoto lens, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide with autofocus, and a 10-megapixel periscope lens with 10x optical zoom.


It also has the biggest and sharpest screen of the three. It’s a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2x display with a QHD+ pixel resolution, 1,750-nit peak resistance, and 1Hz-120Hz adaptive refresh rate.

The battery is still the same at 5,000mAh and the charging is still at 45W that’s noticeably lower than other flagship phones we’ve seen today.


You can get the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra in three variants: 12GB/256GB for a price of Php81,990, 12GB/512GB for Php89,990, and 12GB/1TB for Php103,990.

You can pre-order it from February 2 to 23 on to get up to Php76,000 discounts. It’s also up for reservations on Samsung physical stores, Shopee, Lazada,, and MemoXpress Online to get up to Php65,000. For the 1TB version, you can pre-order it at to get an extra Samsung Galaxy VIP bundle with up to Php38,000 in savings.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Specs

  • Android 13, One UI 5.1
  • Dual SIM, Dual standby
  • 6.8-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2x display, 3088 x 1440 pixel resolution, 501ppi
  • 1Hz-120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling
  • Always-on display, Vision Booster
  • Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2
  • 3.36GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 octa-core processor
  • 12GB RAM
  • Adreno 740 GPU
  • 256GB/512GB/1TB UFS 4.0 internal storage, non-expandable
  • 12-megapixel front camera, dual-pixel PDAF
  • 200-megapixel (f/1.7, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS) + 12-megapixel (ultra-wide, autofocus) + 10-megapixel (3x telephoto, OIS) + 10-megapixel (10x periscope telephoto, OIS) rear cameras, LED flash
  • Under-display fingerprint scanner
  • AKG-tuned stereo speakers
  • No headphone jack
  • S-pen support
  • HSPA+, 4G LTE, 5G
  • WiFi 6e, tri-band
  • Bluetooth 5.3
  • NFC
  • Ultra Wideband (UWB)
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 163.4 x 78.1 x 8.9mm
  • Weight: 234g
  • Colors: Phantom Black, Green, Cream, Lavander
  • 5,000mAh non-removable battery, 45W wired charging, 10W wireless charging

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