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Updated February 12, 2024·

If you prioritize camera capabilities and are willing to pay a little extra, the Galaxy S23 Ultra offers a higher camera performance and includes a more powerful telephoto lens with 10x optical zoom, which might make it worth the additional cost for photography enthusiasts. On the other hand, if you prefer a phone that is newer and possibly has better performance due to a more recent processor, plus a slight edge in display pixel density, but with a slightly lesser camera performance and battery life, the Galaxy S24+ could be a more suitable option for you at a lower price point. Both phones come with large OLED displays and similar resolutions, but the S24+ has a slightly smaller screen. Battery capacity is nearly the same, though the difference could impact battery life marginally. Both phones offer premium features like 5G support, wireless charging, and water resistance, with no 3.5mm headphone jack or SD card slot. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Best in class for taking photos
  • Very good for recording videos
  • Best in class battery life
  • Best in class display quality
Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy S24+
  • The Samsung Galaxy S24+ has no clear advantages over the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra.

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

Galaxy S23 Ultra
Galaxy S24+
The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has excellent overall camera quality, while the Samsung Galaxy S24+ has very good overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

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Galaxy S24+
The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra takes best in class photos, while the Samsung Galaxy S24+ takes very good photos.


10.4 Hours
Galaxy S23 Ultra
Galaxy S24+
8.7 Hours
The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has 10.4 hours of battery life. The Samsung Galaxy S24+ has 8.7 hours of battery life.
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Key similarities

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Video Quality

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Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra to have very good videos, while the Samsung Galaxy S24+ takes good videos.

Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has a screen size of 6.8 inches and the Samsung Galaxy S24+ is 6.7 inches.


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The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has a price of $1,036 and the Samsung Galaxy S24+ costs $1,000.

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How the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra and the Samsung Galaxy S24+ compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Samsung Galaxy S23 UltraSamsung Galaxy S24+
Samsung Galaxy S23 UltraSamsung Galaxy S24+


Operating System
Release Date
February 17, 2023January 24, 2024


Screen Size
3088 x 14403120 x 1440
Variable refresh rate
Pixels Per Inch
Display Type


Internal Storage
256 GB256 GB
8 GB12 GB


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


Battery Life
10.4 Hours8.7 Hours
Battery Capacity
5000 mAh4900 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"6.24" x 2.99"
8.25 oz6.91 oz
Back Material
Stereo Speakers


Dual SIM
Bluetooth Version
WiFi Version
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 7, 25, 28, 41, 66, 71, 78, 258, 260, 270(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 7, 25, 28, 41, 66, 71, 78, 258, 260, 276


Biometric unlock
Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under DisplayFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under Display
Unlockable Bootloader
Green, Phantom Black, Cream, Lavender, GraphiteSapphire Blue, Sandstone Orange, Onyx Black, Amber Yellow, Jade Green, Marble Gray, Cobalt Violet
Stock Android
SD Card


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Ryan Haines | March 2023
"The Galaxy S23 Ultra doesn’t just want a place at the top right now; it expects to stay there. Samsung’s excellent update commitment and connectivity standards will keep its flagship feeling fresh for years to come, and the high-end materials will put up with more than their share of wear and tear. It might be more than most users need in terms of size, power, and cost, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find a glaring weakness."

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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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