Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra vs Apple iPhone 13: Which is the Best Smartphone?

This article will compare the latest Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra and the Apple iPhone 13 smartphones. Let’s find the best smartphone among the two.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra vs Apple iPhone 13


Release Date 17 February 2023 24 September 2021
Dimensions 163.4 x 78.1 x 8.9 mm 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.7 mm
Weight 234 gm 174 gm


Network Connectivity 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e with triple band support and Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 with dual band support
Bluetooth Version 5.3 Version 5.0


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm) Chipset Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm) Chipset
Primary Clock Speed 3.36 GHz 3.23 GHz
Operating System Android 13 based One UI 5.1 iOS 15 which can now be upgraded to iOS 16.3
GPU Adreno 740 Apple 4-core GPU


Display Type Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display Super Retina XDR OLED Display
Screen Size 6.8” 6.1”
Screen Resolution 1440 x 3088 pixels 1170 x 2532 pixels


Rear Camera 200MP + 10MP + 10MP + 12MP Quad Camera Setup 12MP + 12MP Dual Camera Setup
Front Camera 12MP 12MP


Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Under Display, Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor No
Face ID No Yes
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Barometer Yes Yes
Compass Yes Yes
Ultra Wideband Support Yes Yes


Battery Capacity 5000 mAh 3240 mAh
Fast Charge 45W Wired Fast Charge

15W Qi or PMA Wireless Charge

4.5W Reverse Wireless Charge

20W Wired Fast Charge

15W MagSafe Wireless Charge

7.5W Qi Wireless Charge


Price Rs. 1,24,999(Samsung Website) Rs. 69,900 (Apple Website)

Looking at the specifications of the two smartphones it can easily be understood that Galaxy S23 Ultra is the best smartphone than the Apple iPhone 13.

The Galaxy S23 Ultra which is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset offers better performance than the iPhone 13 smartphone and has a primary clock speed which is faster than the Apple smartphone.

The Galaxy smartphone also has a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a better screen resolution than the Apple iPhone 13.

On the rear, the Samsung Galaxy smartphone has a quad camera setup with a 200MP main camera while the iPhone 13 has a dual camera setup with a main camera of 12MP.

The Galaxy S23 Ultra is also equipped with a 5000 mAh battery while the Apple iPhone 13 only has a battery backup of 3240 mAh. The fast charge feature in the Galaxy S23 Ultra is also faster when compared to the fast charge feature in the Apple iPhone 13 smartphone.

There is also a huge price difference between the two smartphones. Even if the Galaxy S23 Ultra smartphone offers all these great features, the smartphone is priced at a starting price of Rs. 1,24,999 while the iPhone 13 can be bought at a much lower price of Rs. 69,900.

So based on the specifications of the two smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is the best smartphone. However if you want a premium smartphone at a much more lower price, then the Apple iPhone 13 can be a good choice which still offers good specifications for the price.


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