Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra camera specs released, may feature same telephoto lens as Galaxy S22 Ultra
The Samsung Galaxy S23 series is due to be unveiled at the company’s upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event on February 1st. Although the South Korean tech giant is not divulging any details other than teasers for the phones, expected designs and specs for the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23 Ultra have been leaked ahead of launch. Now, the leaker has detailed all the changes that are expected in the top-notch Galaxy S23 Ultra in terms of the camera. For the front camera, the phone is reportedly switching to a 12MP 3LU sensor from the 40MP GH1 sensor present in the Galaxy S22 Ultra.
According to leaker Ice Universe (@UniverseIce), the Galaxy S23 Ultra will arrive with a lot of camera sensor changes compared to its predecessor. In their tweetA tipster has posted screenshots detailing the hardware and software specifications of the upcoming Galaxy S23 Ultra and Galaxy S22 Ultra.
In addition to the front-facing camera, the new phone will feature a 12-megapixel Sony IMX564 sensor for the ultra wide-angle sensor, an upgrade from the 12-megapixel Sony IMX563 sensor on the Galaxy S22 Ultra. The biggest update will affect the main camera. An earlier report indicates that the primary camera on the Galaxy S23 Ultra will be a 200-megapixel HP2 sensor. Its predecessor had a 108-megapixel HM3 sensor as its main camera.
Meanwhile, the single camera spec is expected to remain the same, with the Sony IMX754 sensor for 3x and 10x telephoto lenses being carried over from the Galaxy S22 Ultra.
Leaks about the Galaxy S23’s camera module have recently flooded the internet. A report this week claimed that the Galaxy S23 Ultra can shoot portrait videos in 4K quality at 30 frames per second (fps). The phone will also reportedly have a “night vision” camera. Samsung’s flagship phone is expected to come with a quad rear camera setup led by a 200MP primary sensor with an f/1.7 lens and OIS (optical image stabilization) support. These details are also confirmed in the latest leak.
In addition, the phone will reportedly run on a modified version of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC with a maximum clock speed of up to 3.36GHz.