Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Technical data and benchmarks

Device

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra was released in Q1/2023 at a price of 1399 USD and is available in the colors Phantom Black, Cotton Flower (Beige), Misty Lilac (Pink), Botanic Green.

Colours: Phantom Black, Cotton Flower (Beige), Misty Lilac (Pink), Botanic Green
Price from: 1,399 $
Release date: Q1/2023

Processor

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy. This processor was published in Q1/2023 and is manufactured with a structure width of 4 nm. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy has 8 CPU cores and the maximum frequency is about 3.36 GHz.

Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
Core count: 8
Core A: 1x Cortex-X3 @ 3.36 GHz
Core B: 4x Cortex-A715/A710 @ 2.80 GHz
Core C: 3x Cortex-A510 @ 2.00 GHz
Structure: 4 nm
Release date: Q1/2023

Graphic card

The processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy installed in the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is equipped with the internal graphics unit Qualcomm Adreno 740. This iGPU was released in Q4/2022 and is manufactured in a structure width of 4 nm.

Name: Qualcomm Adreno 740
Frequency: 0.72 Ghz
Structure: 4 nm
Release date: Q4/2022

Memory

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is equipped with 8 - 12 GB of LPDDR5X RAM.

Memory Size: 8 - 12 GB
Memory Type: LPDDR5X
Memory Bandwith: 25.5 - 68 GB/s

Storage

The internal storage (type UFS 4.0) of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is about 256 - 1,024 Gigabytes.

Size: 256 - 1,024 GB
Interface: UFS 4.0
Max. speed: 5,800 MB/s
Card reader: --

Display

The size of the main screen of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is about 6.8 inches. The resolution of the screen is 3088x1440 pixels and the maximum refresh rate is 120 Hz.

Size: 6.8 inch
Technology: AMOLED
Resolution: 3088x1440
Refresh rate: 120 Hz
Pixel density: 501 ppi
Ratio: 19.25:9
Always-On-Display: No
Max. Brightness
Manufacturer: --
test: 1150 nits
Manufacturer HDR: --

Battery

A battery with a capacity of 5,000 mAh is built into the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra. The battery can be charged with a maximum of 45 W and the battery life is, in practice, 14 - 32 hours.

Type: Lithium-Polymer
Capacity: 5,000 mAh
Battery life (Real life): 14 - 32 h
Exchangeable: No
Charging
Cable: 45 W
Wireless: 10 W
Reverse-Wireless: --

Camera

The main camera of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has a resolution of 200.0 MP and the front camera has a resolution of 12.0 MP. The maximum video resolution of the main camera is 4320p @ 30 fps and that of the front camera is 2160p @ 60 fps.

Back camera: 200.0 MP, 4320p @ 30 fps
Front camera: 12.0 MP, 2160p @ 60 fps
Additional cameras: 12 MP (Ultra-Wide)
2x 10 MP (Tele)

Ports

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is equipped with a USB-C (3.2) port for charging and for data transfers.

Main connector: USB-C (3.2)
Other Ports: --

Network

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra supports the cellular standard 5G and also 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6E) and Bluetooth 5.3.

Cellular: 5G
Wireless LAN: 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6E)
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.3
NFC: Yes
Dual SIM: Yes
eSIM: Yes

Dimensions

The smartphone is 163 mm high, 78 mm wide and 9 mm thick. The weight of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is 233 g.

Height: 163 mm
Width: 78 mm
Depth: 9 mm
Weight: 233 g

Additional data

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra will be delivered with Android 13 and has the following security features: Face-ID, Fingerprintsensor (Display).

Operating system: Android 13
Security features: Face-ID, Fingerprintsensor (Display)
IP Protection: 68
Military Standard: --
Part-no: --

Benchmark results

AnTuTu 9 - Benchmark

The AnTuTu 9 benchmark is very well suited to measuring the performance of a smartphone. AnTuTu 9 is quite heavy on 3D graphics and can now also use the "Metal" graphics interface. In AnTuTu, memory and UX (user experience) are also tested by simulating browser and app usage. AnTuTu version 9 can compare any ARM CPU running on Android or iOS. Devices may not be directly comparable when benchmarked on different operating systems.

Motorola Edge 40 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,252,978
OnePlus 11 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,239,644
Honor Magic5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,236,497
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
1,216,934
Samsung Galaxy S23+
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
1,216,934
Sony Xperia 5 V
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,201,694
Vivo X90 Pro
MediaTek Dimensity 9200
1,152,914
View all AnTuTu 9 benchmark results



Geekbench 5 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
1,573
Nubia RedMagic 8S Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,568
Samsung Galaxy S24
Samsung Exynos 2400
1,568
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
1,554
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
1,547
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
1,547
Samsung Galaxy S23+
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
1,542
View all Geekbench 5 benchmark results



Geekbench 5 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.

Xiaomi 13
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
5,093
Sony Xperia 1 V
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
5,089
Honor Magic5 Ultimate
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
5,089
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
5,066
OnePlus 11 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
5,041
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
5,017
Sony Xperia 5 V
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
5,008
View all Geekbench 5 benchmark results



Geekbench 6 - Single Core

Geekbench 6 is the latest version of the multi-system benchmark. Geekbench 6 is optimized for modern processors and particularly supports processors with a hybrid core structure, which is currently the standard in smart devices.

Xiaomi 13
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,985
Nubia RedMagic 8 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,985
Honor Magic5 Ultimate
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,985
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
1,977
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
1,973
OnePlus 11 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,956
Honor Magic5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
1,942
View all Geekbench 6 benchmark results



Geekbench 6 - Multi Core

Geekbench 6 is the latest version of the multi-system benchmark. Geekbench 6 is optimized for modern processors and particularly supports processors with a hybrid core structure, which is currently the standard in smart devices.

Honor Magic5 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
5,266
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
5,241
Sony Xperia 5 V
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
5,231
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
5,211
OnePlus 11 5G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
5,188
Samsung Galaxy S23+
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
5,163
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
5,139
View all Geekbench 6 benchmark results



3DMark - Wild Life Extreme



Samsung Galaxy S23+
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
3,882
Samsung Galaxy S23
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
3,866
Xiaomi 13 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
3,849
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
3,833
Vivo X90 Pro
MediaTek Dimensity 9200
3,788
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max
Apple A17 Pro
3,783
ASUS ROG Phone 7 Ultimate
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
3,774
View all 3DMark benchmark results



PCMark Benchmark - PCMark Work 3.0



Xiaomi Black Shark 4S
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
16,079
Xiaomi Black Shark 4
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
16,043
Xiaomi Black Shark 5
Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
16,043
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy
15,966
OnePlus 10T
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
15,963
Sony Xperia 5 V
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
15,946
Xiaomi 14 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
15,864
View all PCMark Benchmark benchmark results



More benchmarks for
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra

In order to find out the actual speed of a smartphone, so-called benchmarks are carried out in addition to practical tests. This is software or apps that measure the performance of a smartphone and compare the time it takes.

The currently best-known benchmarks for smartphones are Geekbench and AnTuTu. Geekbench measures the CPU performance (i.e. the performance of the smartphone processor), while AnTuTu measures the performance of the smartphone’s graphics card in addition to the processor performance. The graphics performance is of particular interest to you if you like to play games with your smartphone.

We currently use the following benchmarks in detail in our smartphone comparison:

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