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Updated January 10, 2024·

Choosing between the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra and the Galaxy S23+ comes with several considerations. If camera quality is paramount, the S22 Ultra's overall camera quality is a bit better, with higher resolution on the main and telephoto cameras, and it even includes a periscope camera for long-range zoom. But if battery life ranks higher on your list, the S23+ offers slightly longer usage time. The S23+ supports higher brightness in high brightness mode, which is beneficial for viewing in sunlight. Both have large screens, but the S22 Ultra's is slightly larger and has a curved edge, which could provide a more immersive experience. The S23+ comes with more built-in storage. Both phones lack a headphone jack and feature wireless and reverse wireless charging capabilities. Each runs on Android, so the operating system won't be a deciding factor. The S22 Ultra is generally pricier, so if cost savings are important and you can compromise slightly on camera features, the S23+ might be the right choice. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Best in class display quality
Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy S23+
  • Very good battery life

Key differences

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7.8 Hours
Galaxy S22 Ultra
Galaxy S23+
8.7 Hours
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra has 7.8 hours of battery life. The Samsung Galaxy S23+ has 8.7 hours of battery life.
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Overall Camera Quality

Galaxy S22 Ultra
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The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra and Samsung Galaxy S23+ both have very good overall cameras quality.

Photo Quality

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The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra and Samsung Galaxy S23+ both have very good photos.

Video Quality

Galaxy S22 Ultra
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The Samsung Galaxy S23+ and Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra both have good videos.

Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra has a screen size of 6.8 inches and the Samsung Galaxy S23+ is 6.6 inches.


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The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra has a price of $959 and the Samsung Galaxy S23+ costs $1,000.

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How the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra and the Samsung Galaxy S23+ compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Samsung Galaxy S22 UltraSamsung Galaxy S23+
Samsung Galaxy S22 UltraSamsung Galaxy S23+


Operating System
Release Date
February 25, 2022February 17, 2023


Screen Size
3088 x 14402340 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
Pixels Per Inch
Display Type


Internal Storage
128 GB256 GB
8 GB8 GB


Overall Camera Quality Score
Photos Score
Videos Score
Rear Cameras
Main, Ultrawide, Telephoto, Super TelephotoMain, Ultrawide, Telephoto
Main Camera
108 megapixels + OIS50 megapixels + OIS


Battery Life
7.8 Hours8.7 Hours
Battery Capacity
5000 mAh4700 mAh
Wireless Charging
Wireless charging Speed
15 W15 W
Reverse wireless charging
Yes (4.5 watts)Yes (4.5 watts)


6.43" x 3.07"6.21" x 3"
8.04 oz6.91 oz
Back Material
Stereo Speakers


Dual SIM
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Version
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71, 260, 248(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 7, 25, 28, 41, 66, 71, 78, 258, 260, 285


Biometric unlock
Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under DisplayFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under Display
Unlockable Bootloader
Phantom Black, Phantom White, Burgundy, GreenGreen, Phantom Black, Cream, Lavender, Lime, Graphite
Stock Android
SD Card


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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

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Eric Zeman | February 2023
"The Galaxy S22 Ultra is a bit of a “greatest hits” compilation of Samsung’s best ideas from former devices. Moreover, it packs much of the same productivity-enabling software as previous Note devices coupled with the power of the S Pen while keeping the total package reasonable in terms of cost. The phone has more features, more cameras, and more software to put to use than many competing phones. It’s a hardcore device that nearly has it all."

Samsung Galaxy S23+

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Axel Metz | March 2023
"Despite not boasting the same camera credentials as its pricier sibling, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus will remain a top-tier handset for several years thanks to its industry-leading processor and magnificent display. It may prove an attractive proposition for Galaxy newcomers in the market for a big-screen all-rounder."

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About Samsung

Samsung is one of the most recognizable names in the smartphone industry, standing as the undisputed best-selling brand of Android smartphones in the United States for many years now. Samsung is known for offering a variety of smartphones in all available price points, as well as for implementing cutting-edge technology and innovative features in their flagship devices, ones that often shape the market going forward. The company offers its own unique spin on Android, called One UI, which focuses on offering a multitude of features and is heavily customizable, according to user preference.

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