Galaxy S23 Ultra versus iPhone 14 Pro camera comparison: too close to call


Samsung and Apple have been going head-to-head for years, trying to convince us that their smartphones have the best imaging systems money can buy. With our Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra versus iPhone 14 Pro camera comparison, you’ll be able to see for yourself which smartphone takes better photos and videos.

With each of these phones, the new highlight is the main sensor with a new 200MP camera on the Galaxy S23 Ultra and Apple’s first 48MP sensor for the iPhone 14 Pro. While there are quite a few differences in the hardware that both devices use, the real differentiator comes down to how Apple and Samsung process their images for that final look.

Be sure to watch the video and browse the image gallery below to see how the iPhone 14 Pro stacks up against the Galaxy S23 Ultra in different lighting conditions.

Galaxy S23 Ultra versus iPhone 14 Pro camera specs

iPhone 14 Pro

  • 48 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (main)
  • 12 MP, f/2.8, 77mm (telephoto)
  • 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide)
  • TOF 3D LiDAR scanner (depth)
  • 12 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (selfie)
  • Video: 4K@24/25/30/60fps (all cameras)

Galaxy S23 Ultra

  • 200 MP, f/1.7, 24mm (main),
  • 10 MP, f/4.9, 230mm (10x periscope telephoto)
  • 10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (3x telephoto)
  • 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide)
  • 12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (selfie)
  • Video: 4k/60 (all), 8k/30 (main)

Galaxy S23 Ultra versus iPhone 14 Pro camera samples

Nick Gray
I'm a life-long tech enthusiast who has a soft spot for HTC. After writing about tech for more than a decade, I jumped at the opportunity to take on the role of Editor in Chief at Phandroid. Please contact me at [email protected].

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