Every spring, Samsung presents its latest flagship smartphones in the Galaxy S series. This year it’s the turn of the S23s: the S23 for €950, the slightly larger S23+ for €1,200, and the giant S23 Ultra for €1,400. Outwardly, they are very similar to their ancestors. But technically, a lot has happened, as the first lab results show.
Why a quick test of Samsung’s new flagship is worth it
First results in advance
All three S23 models have passed the mobile phone test of Stiftung Warentest. Discover the first results from the lab now – two weeks before full scores are entered into our mobile database.
Compared to S22 and iPhone
We collect the first lab data and compare it to that of Samsung’s predecessors, the Galaxy S22, S22+, and S22 Ultra, as well as that of the iPhone 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max.
Will the new Samsung devices outperform the iPhone?
First results from the laboratory
Tests completed, evaluation is underway. Grid sensitivity, display brightness and contrast, battery life and camera quality: in some of these disciplines, the quick test shows significant improvements over the previous year’s S22 series. In a number of respects, Samsung’s new best mobile phones are equal to or even better than the current iPhones. However, it has deteriorated in terms of its predecessors. The quick test shows where your greatest strengths and weaknesses lie and who you deserve to be promoted to.
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