Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra with 6.8″ QHD+ 1-120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy announced

Along with the Galaxy S24 and S24+, Samsung also announced the Galaxy S24 Ultra at its Galaxy Unpacked event. It packs a 6.8-inch Quad HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O Display with 1-120Hz variable refresh rate, and at up to 2600 nits peak brightness.


It is powered by new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy that is clocked up to 3.4GHz, which is significantly higher than the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3’s clock speed of 3.3GHz that is used in other smartphones. The phone also has vapor chamber cooling, which is now 1.9 times larger than the S23 Ultra.


The phone has a titanium frame for the first time, has a significantly thinner body at just 8.6mm. A minimum of 50% recycled cobalt was used in the battery, 100% recycled rare earth elements and a minimum of 40% recycled steel in the speakers, and it includes a minimum of 10% pre-consumer recycled TPU in the side and volume keys. Additionally,
every Galaxy S24 comes in a packaging box made from 100% recycled paper material.

The Corning Gorilla Armor on the Galaxy S24 Ultra is optically enhanced
and delivers dramatically reduced reflection by up to 75% in a wide range of lighting conditions, ensuring a smooth, comfortable viewing experience, said the company.

Software and AI features

The phone feature an in-display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner and runs Android 14 with One UI 6.1, and will get seven generations of OS upgrades and seven years of security updates for the first time.

The Galaxy S24 series get Galaxy AI that brings Live Translate, two-way, real-time voice and text translations of phone calls within the native app, Interpreter feature, Chat Assist, Note Assist, Transcript Assist, and gesture-driven Circle to Search.


It has a 200-megapixel primary sensor with OIS, 12-megapixel Ultra Wide Lens with a 120-degree field of view, 10-megapixel Telephoto lens for 3x zoom, and a new 50MP Periscope lens for 5x zoom, supports 100x digital zoom and it has a 3D ToF sensor. The phone features a 12-megapixel front-facing camera. It supports 8K 30 fps video shooting.

The Galaxy S24 Ultra’s larger pixel size, now 1.4 μm can capture more light in dim conditions, which is 60% bigger compared to the previous model. Blur is reduced on Galaxy S24 Ultra with wider optical image stabilizer (OIS) angles and enhanced handshake compensation.

When recording videos, both front and rear cameras are equipped with Dedicated ISP Block for noise reduction, and the Galaxy S24 Ultra analyzes gyro information to distinguish between the filmer’s movement and the subject’s. This allows more effective noise removal and clear videos in the dark, even from far away, said Samsung.

AI-powered camera features include Galaxy AI editing tools, Edit Suggestions, Generative Edit, and new Instant Slow-mo.


It retains 5000mAh battery with support for 45W fast charging, Qi wireless and reverse wireless charging. The Galaxy S24 Ultra also comes with a built-in S Pen Stylus.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra specifications
  • 6.8-inch (3120 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD+ Infinity-O-Edge Dynamic AMOLED Display, 1-120Hz refresh rate, up to 2600 nits brightness, Gorilla Armor protection
  • 3.4GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 740 GPU
  • 12GB RAM with 256GB / 512GB/ 1TB storage
  • Android 14 with One UI 6.1
  • 200MP rear camera, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, 10MP Telephoto lens for 3x zoom, f/2.4 aperture, OIS, 50MP Periscope lens for 5x zoom, f/3.4 aperture, 100x Space Zoom, Laser autofocus, 4K 60 fps, 8K 30fps, LED Flash
  • 12MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Dust and Water resistant (IP68)
  • Dimensions: 162.3x 79×8.6mm; Weight:232g
  • 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 7 802.11be (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3, UWB, GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC
  • 5000mAh battery with 45W fast charging, Qi wireless charging
Pricing and availability

The Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra comes in Titanium Gray, Titanium Black, Titanium Violet and Titanium Yellow colours. It will also come in online exclusive colours Titanium Blue, Titanium Green and Titanium Orange in select countries.

  • Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra 12GB + 256GB – USD 1299.99 (INR 1,08,125 approx.) / GBP 1249 (INR 1,25,995 approx.) / EUR 1469 (INR 1,32,650 approx.)
  • Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra 5G 12GB + 512GB – USD 1419.99 (INR 1,18,100 approx.) / GBP 1349 (INR 1,42,080 approx.) / EUR 1579 (INR 1,42,605 approx.)
  • Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra 5G 12GB + 1TB – USD 1659.99 (INR 1,38,060 approx.) / GBP 1549 (INR 1,63,155 approx.) / EUR 1819 (INR 1,64,280 approx.)

The phone will be available to pre-order from today, January 17th and will start shipping from January 31st in several countries.

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