Samsung Galaxy Note8 vs Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 522 PPI
3088 x 1440 pixels, 19.3:9 ratio, 501 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Refresh rate:

120Hz

Screen-to-body:

82.98 %
89.87 %

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SM8550 (4 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1x 3.36GHz Kryo Prime + 4x 2.8GHz Kryo Gold + 3x 2.0GHz Kryo Silver

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 740

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
12GB

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 53 GB
256GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung Experience UI
Android (13)

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 45.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
200 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/1.3"

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)
10 MP (Telephoto)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 69 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.52"

Third camera:

10 MP (Telephoto)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10.0x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 230 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.52"

Fourth camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
Yes

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
12 MP

Design

Dimensions:

6.40 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches (162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm)
6.43 x 3.07 x 0.35 inches (163.4 x 78.1 x 8.9 mm)

Weight:

6.88 oz (195.0 g)
8.22 oz (233.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Yes; IP68

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint

Features:

Notification light, Stylus

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Midnight black, Maple gold, Orchid gray, Deep Sea blue

Cellular

5G:

5G Ready

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Dual Nano SIM + eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MirrorLink, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.3

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6); Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 28, 2017

FCC ID value:

A3LSMN950U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.70 W/kg

Body:

0.14 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.36 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 930

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 23, 2017

Expected Announcement:

Feb 01, 2023
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