A SAMSUNG this Wednesday (1) launched the new Galaxy S22 Ultra. The mobile phone is the flagship of the brand and incorporates a number of new technologies. Such as the 200 MP resolution camera sensor and the unique ray-traced game processor. With a suggested price of R$ 9.5 thousand, the device marks the shipment of the charger returned to the box of the line.
Consumers who purchase a Galaxy S23 Ultra with 256GB of storage by October 5 will receive a free memory upgrade and take home a 512GB model. Also, during the pre-order period, which also starts today, Samsung is shipping a Galaxy Buds 2 Pro as part of its launch promotion.
Unlike the Galaxy S23 and S23+, the S23 Ultra has the mission to carry the features of the Galaxy Note series. The device looks similar to the previous generation but with straighter lines, making it easier to use the S Pen stylus, which can now convert text to text in more apps. Throughout the new series, Gorilla Glass Victus 2 is used for protection and recycled materials are used in the composition.
Recycled aluminum is used in the SIM card tray and side keys areas, while the glass is made from 22% recycled materials, including new resources such as gallons of water. Internally and externally, there are 12 components made of such materials, which are twice as many as the previous model. According to the brand, the device is more durable as well as supporting sustainability. This is followed by other important points such as IP68 certification.
In addition to the similar appearance, the mobile phone screen follows with 6.8 inch QHD+ (3088 x 1440p) and Dynamic AMOLED technology. It has slightly rounded corners and thin edges with a hole at the top for the front camera. There are even technologies like a built-in fingerprint sensor, HDR10+ support, and 1200 nits maximum brightness peaks at 1750 nits in bright sunlight — something that cannot be configured manually.
Also on the smartphone screen Adaptive refresh rate ranging from 1 to 120 Hzdepending on the usage scenario.
Custom Snapdragon Chipset
Galaxy S23 Ultra promises great all-round performance for productivity, gaming and more. It has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy chipset customized for Samsung’s next generation. The only technical difference from the current model, Achieves speeds of up to 3.36 GHz — the traditional version has 3.2 GHz.
In addition, the new processor promises to be more efficient in terms of hardware and display energy consumption, take advantage of the use of artificial intelligence and optimize energy consumption with video streaming such as YouTube and Instagram applications.
Another innovation is Real-time ray tracing for games. In addition to being compatible with 5G networks, the S23 Ultra also has technologies such as Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, UWB and Wi-Fi 6E. Mobile in Brazil has 12 GB of RAM and is available in three storage options (without microSD expansion):
256GB: 9,499 BRL
512GB: 10,499 BRL
1TB: 12,499 BRL
The battery of the device continues with 5,000 mAh as in the S22 Ultra, which justifies the decision by stating that the company intends not to compromise on design. It is compatible with powers up to 45 watts, although a 25-watt charger comes out of the box. According to the company, the component can last a whole day in use.
New 200MP camera
The Galaxy S23 Ultra features a new sensor with 200 MP (f/1.7) resolution and Super Quad Pixel technology — it regularly captures images at 50 MP. Samsung’s claim mobile phone can take better photos and videos in night scenes (with Nightography feature) as well as making more stable recordings. Includes up to 8K recording plus Super HDR and improvements in image detail.
Again on the back, users will notice that the camera module is slightly larger. There is also a 12 MP ultra-wide sensor (f/2.2, Dual Pixel) and two more 10 MP sensors each with 3x optical zoom (f/2.4, Dual Pixel) and 10x (f/4.9, Dual Pixel) Pixels, respectively.
On the front, the cell phone camera now has 12 MP (f/2.2, Dual Pixel) and is no longer 40 MP as it was in the previous generation. However, the company brings a new professional mode and mentions that it has also made improvements to photos and night video shooting.
Updates up to Android 17
In line with being a long-lasting smartphone, Samsung is launching the S23 Ultra with Android 13 and guarantees four OS updates. Well, it will be updated to android 17 (probably 2027) and will include five years of security updates from launch (until 2028).
The handset also marks the release of One UI 5.1, the software customized by the brand. In addition to improvements in cameras, image editing, and more, it provides more interaction with other people in Samsung’s own apps, as well as on Windows computers.
The smartphone has a 5G operating system, has 8 GB of RAM. Thin bezels flow into a symmetrical polished bezel for a large, well-balanced display and 3700mAh capacity.
Source: Tec Mundo
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