Apple Iphone Xs 256gb Vs Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5g Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Apple iPhone Xs 256gb vs Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5g

Should you buy Apple iPhone XS 256GB or Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G? Find out which mobile phone is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of price and key specs like performance, price, camera, display, ram, storage, batte...ry capacity, operating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsApple iPhone XS 256GBSamsung Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G
Price103900.0104999.0
Display5.8 inches (14.73 cm)6.8 inches (17.27 cm)
Battery2658 mAh5000 mAh
Operating SystemiOS v12.0Android v13
Camera12 MP + 12 MP And 7 MP200 MP + 12 MP + 10 MP + 10 MP And 12 MP
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Key Specs

Battery

Battery

2658 mAh 5000 mAh

Display

Display

5.8 inches (14.73 cm) 6.8 inches (17.27 cm)

Front Camera

Front Camera

7 MP 12 MP

Processor

Processor

Apple A12 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

RAM

RAM

4 GB 12 GB

Rear Camera

Rear Camera

12 MP + 12 MP 200 MP + 12 MP + 10 MP + 10 MP

Battery

Capacity

Capacity

2658 mAh 5000 mAh

Quick Charging

Quick Charging

Yes, Fast: 50 % in 30 minutes Yes, Fast, 45W: 65 % in 30 minutes

Removable

Removable

No No

TalkTime

TalkTime

- Up to 49 Hours(4G)

Type

Type

Li-ion Li-ion

USB Type-C

USB Type-C

No Yes

Wireless Charging

Wireless Charging

Yes Yes

Design

Build Material

Build Material

Back: Gorilla Glass Back: Gorilla Glass Victus 2

Colours

Colours

Gold, Silver, Space Grey Green, Red, Phantom Black, Cream, Graphite, Sky Blue, Lime, Light Blue

Height

Height

143.6 mm 163.4 mm

Ruggedness

Ruggedness

Dust proof Dust proof

Thickness

Thickness

7.7 mm 8.9 mm

Waterproof

Waterproof

Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 2 meter), IP68 Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Weight

Weight

177 grams 233 grams

Width

Width

70.9 mm 78.1 mm

Display

Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio

19.5:9 19.3:9

Bezel-less display

Bezel-less display

Yes with notch Yes with punch-hole display

Brightness

Brightness

625 nits 1750 nits

Display Type

Display Type

OLED Dynamic AMOLED 2x

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

HDR 10 / HDR+ support

Yes Yes, HDR 10+

Pixel Density

Pixel Density

463 ppi 501 ppi

Refresh Rate

Refresh Rate

- 120 Hz

Resolution

Resolution

1125x2436 px (FHD+) 1440 x 3088 pixels

Screen Protection

Screen Protection

Yes Corning Gorilla Glass, Glass Victus 2

Screen Size

Screen Size

5.8 inches (14.73 cm) 6.8 inches (17.27 cm)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

80.93 % 89.99 %

Touch Screen

Touch Screen

Yes, 3D Touch Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen

Front Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

- Yes, Phase Detection autofocus

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Single Single

Flash

Flash

Yes, Retina Flash -

Resolution

Resolution

7 MP f/2.2, Primary Camera(32 mm focal length) 12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length)

Sensor

Sensor

BSI Sensor -

Video Recording

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps 3840x2160 @ 30 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
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General

Brand

Brand

Apple Samsung

Custom UI

Custom UI

- Samsung One UI

Launch Date

Launch Date

September 28, 2018 (Official) February 2, 2023 (Official)

Operating System

Operating System

iOS v12.0 Android v13

Main Camera

Autofocus

Autofocus

Yes, Phase Detection autofocus Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Laser autofocus

Camera Features

Camera Features

Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus Digital Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus

Camera Setup

Camera Setup

Dual Quad

Flash

Flash

Yes, Quad LED True Tone Flash Yes, LED Flash

Image Resolution

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels 14500 x 13650 Pixels

OIS

OIS

Yes Yes

Resolution

Resolution

12 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.4, Telephoto Camera(52 mm focal length, 3.4" sensor size, 1µm pixel size) 200 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(24 mm focal length, 1.31" sensor size, 0.6µm pixel size)12 MP f/2.2, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(13 mm focal length, 2.55" sensor size, 1.4µm pixel size)10 MP f/2.4, Telephoto Camera(70 mm focal length, 3.52" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)10 MP f/4.9(230 mm focal length, 3.52" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

Sensor

Sensor

Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) S5KHP2, ISO-CELL

Settings

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes

Burst mode Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) SuperMoon

Video Recording

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 60 fps 1920x1080 @ 240 fps 7680x4320 @ 30 fps 3840x2160 @ 60 fps 1920x1080 @ 240 fps

Video Recording Features

Video Recording Features

Optical Image stabilization Slo-motion Ultra Steady Video Video HDR Bokeh portrait video Video Pro Mode Stereo recording

Multimedia

Audio Features

Audio Features

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus -

Audio Jack

Audio Jack

Lightning USB Type-C

FM Radio

FM Radio

No No

Loudspeaker

Loudspeaker

- Yes

Stereo Speakers

Stereo Speakers

Yes Yes

Network & Connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Yes, v5.0 Yes, v5.3

GPS

GPS

Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

NFC

Yes Yes

Network Support

Network Support

5G Not Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G 5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G

SAR Value

SAR Value

- Head: 1.12 W/kg, Body: 0.92 W/kg

SIM 1

SIM 1

4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N12 / N20 / N25 / N28 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N77 / N78 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM 2

SIM 2

4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N12 / N20 / N25 / N28 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N77 / N78 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available

SIM Size

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano

SIM Slot(s)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

USB Connectivity

USB Connectivity

USB 2.0 Mass storage device, USB charging

VoLTE

VoLTE

Yes Yes

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Yes, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) 5GHz, MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) 5GHz, MIMO

Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi Calling

Yes Yes

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Features

Mobile Hotspot Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Performance

Architecture

Architecture

64 bit 64 bit

CPU

CPU

Hexa Core (2.49 GHz, Dual core, Vortex + 1.52 GHz, Quad core, Tempest) Octa core (3.36 GHz, Single core, Cortex X3 + 2.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A715 + 2 GHz, Tri core, Cortex A510)

Chipset

Chipset

Apple A12 Bionic Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2

Co-Processor

Co-Processor

M12 -

Fabrication

Fabrication

7 nm 4 nm

Graphics

Graphics

Apple GPU (four-core graphics) Adreno 740

RAM type

RAM Type

LPDDR4X LPDDR5X

Sensors

Applications

Applications

iTunes Store, FaceTime, Find My iPhone, Find My Friends -

Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor

No Yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Fingerprint Sensor Position

- On-screen

Fingerprint Sensor Type

Fingerprint Sensor Type

- Ultrasonic

Other Sensors

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Storage

Expandable Memory

Expandable Memory

No No

Internal Memory

Internal Memory

256 GB 256 GB

Storage Type

Storage Type

NVMe UFS 4.0

USB OTG

USB OTG

- Yes

User Available Storage

User Available Storage

- Up to 216 GB
Scoring parameters
How is the score calculated?

This is a relative score calculated on the basis of the following specifications:

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  • Storage
  • Display

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