Same same but different
These might be the first real-life Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra photographs
Just as anticipated over the last few months by too many insiders and tipsters to name here, it appears that even the Galaxy S23 Ultra’s minimal curves are all gone, making way for a completely flat screen and flat back panel this time around.
That’s something that would have probably stirred quite a bit of controversy just a few years ago, but now it feels natural and… expected given how Samsung has subtly revised the design of its last couple of flagships.
Other than that, the Galaxy S24 Ultra seems virtually identical to its predecessor at first glance, with the same rear camera arrangement and positioning of the four imaging sensors and LED flash, an unchanged centered hole punch at the front, and nothing much to note in the buttons and ports department either.
What (else) do we know about the S24 Ultra?
This is our very own S24 Ultra concept render… that looks eerily similar to the photographs above.
We sure hope not given all the rumored similarities between the two super-flagships, ranging from a 5,000mAh battery to a 200MP primary rear-facing shooter to a 6.8-inch display with the same “general” specifications. But then you have the subtle yet important upgrades, like a possible jump from 1,750 nits peak screen brightness to 2,500 or so nits, an entirely new 200MP sensor, and storage options that could go from as little as 128GB to as much as 2TB.
Meanwhile, the camera system on the back of the Galaxy S24 Ultra is likely to be fundamentally different from the one featured by the S23 Ultra, with the periscope telephoto lens tipped to go up from 10 to 50 megapixels but down from 10x to 5x optical zoom. It remains to be seen exactly how Samsung will try to frame that potentially divisive last change, and whether or not that means the S24 Ultra could start at a lower price than the S23 Ultra.