Samsung is all set to unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S24 Ultra, at a much-anticipated event scheduled for January 17. It features a titanium alloy frame, a 5x periscope camera, a Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor, and more. Read on to find out more about its design, specs, pricing, and availability.
Design and Display:
Building on the success of its predecessor, the Galaxy S23 Ultra, the S24 Ultra boasts a sleek titanium alloy frame, which pervious seen in Apple iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max models. Available in four attractive colors – Titanium Black, Titanium Violet, Titanium Gray, and Titanium Yellow – the device is expected to offer both strength and reduced weight.
Interestingly, Galaxy S24 is seen with flat screens, rather than curved ones like its predecessor, Galaxy S23 series with curvature display. This design shift not only alters the phone’s aesthetics but also gives it a new look and a premium feel.
The Galaxy S24 Ultra’s camera system is anticipated to be a standout feature, incorporating a new 5x periscope camera module with a 50MP sensor.
This periscope unit is expected to function as both a 10x and 100x shooter, leveraging superior sensor and optics. Complementing this, the device will retain the impressive 200MP main sensor from its predecessor, along with a 10MP 3x zoom, a 12MP ultrawide with autofocus, and a 12MP selfie camera.
S Pen Integration:
One of the marquee features of the Galaxy S Ultra series, the S Pen, is set to make a return with the S24 Ultra. While specific details about improvements or new functionalities remain unconfirmed, it’s expected to be a significant inclusion for users who value stylus input.
Processing Power and AI Capabilities:
The smartphone will universally to deploy the latest and powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor, coupled with 12GB of LPDDR5X RAM and storage up to 1TB of UFS 4.0 storage.
With this powerful chipset, the Galaxy S24 Ultra is touted to be Samsung smartest AI phone ever. Notable AI features include on-demand Live Translate, Dynamic Lock Screen, and Smart Keyboard as part of the updated One UI 6.1.
Battery and Charging:
Maintaining continuity with its predecessors, the S24 Ultra will house a 5000mAh battery, supporting 45W wired and 15W wireless charging. Users can expect a rapid 0-60% charge in just 20 minutes.
Beyond its robust hardware, the Galaxy S24 Ultra introduces emergency texting via satellite support over the 3GPP standard. However, the availability of this feature in all markets and associated costs remain to be confirmed.
Pricing and Availability:
The pricing details for the Galaxy S24 Ultra have surfaced, offering configurations in 12/256GB, 12/512GB, and 12GB/1TB, priced at €1449, €1569, and €1800, respectively. As an enticing pre-order incentive, customers who place orders before the official launch will enjoy double the storage at the same price, essentially upgrading to a 512GB phone for the cost of a 256GB variant.
While these details are based on leaks and rumors, the official unveiling on January 17 is eagerly awaited to confirm the Galaxy S24 Ultra’s place as Samsung’s latest flagship, promising a blend of cutting-edge technology and user-centric features. Stay tuned for comprehensive coverage of the launch event and an in-depth review of the device’s performance.