Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Camera Sensor Details Leaked Ahead of February 1 Unpacked Event

Highlights
  1. The Galaxy S23 Ultra will feature a quad-camera setup.
  2. It will have a 200MP primary camera sensor.
  3. The device will also offer up to 10x optical zoom and 100x digital zoom.

Samsung Galaxy S23 series is set to be unveiled at the Unpacked event early next month. The company has confirmed that it will launch its new Galaxy S series phones on February 1. At the event, we expect Samsung to unveil three premium phones — Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23 Plus and Galaxy S23 Ultra. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra will sit at the top of the lineup. 

A lot about the Samsung Galaxy S23 series has leaked online in the past. Adding to the list is a new leak by tipster Ice Universe, who has shared the sensor details of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra. 

The leaked details confirm that the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra will get new primary and ultra-wide camera sensors on the back. There will be a Samsung HP2 200MP primary camera sensor, which will be an upgrade over the outgoing 108MP Samsung HM3 sensor. The flagship smartphone will also get an upgraded 12MP Sony IMX564 ultra-wide camera sensor. In comparison, the Galaxy S22 Ultra came with a 12MP Sony IMX563 ultra-wide sensor.

The telephoto camera sensors are unlikely to get an upgrade this time, according to the leaked details. Samsung is said to pack a Sony IMX754 sensor for the 3x and 10x optical zoom sensors in the S23 Ultra, which is the S22 Ultra. The phone’s front camera will feature a 12MP sensor instead of the outgoing model’s 40MP sensor.

Samsung has been promoting the key camera features of the S23 Ultra, especially the zoom and lowlight photography performance. What would matter is how the premium hardware performs in the real world.

Other details about the Galaxy S23 Ultra have leaked in the past. Here is all that you need to know about the Samsung flagship smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Specifications 

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra will feature top-of-the-line hardware. The smartphone’s quad-camera setup specifications have been listed above. It will feature a 6.8-inch QHD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The display is said to be curved on the sides and sports a hole-punch cutout at the top centre. A recent report claimed that the Galaxy S23 Ultra will have a display brighter than the iPhone 14 Pro models. The Apple flagship phones feature a peak brightness of 2000 nits. The Galaxy S23 Ultra is said to have 2200 nits of peak display brightness.

The colour options along with the design have leaked as well. The phone is said to feature a boxy design with a flat top and bottom. It will launch in four colours — Phantom Black, Botanic Green, Cotton Flower and Misty Lilac.

Also read: Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Retail Box, Live Images Reveal Design and Colour Options Ahead of February 1 Launch

The phone will reportedly feature an overclocked version of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC with a peak clock speed of 3.36GHz. It is said to pack a 5000mAh battery and offer 45W fast charging support. There will not be a charger in the box.

The device will run on the latest Android 13 update out of the box. It will have a layer of One UI 5.0 on top of Android. What are your thoughts on the S23 Ultra? Let us know in the comments section below.