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Tiny Galaxy S23 Ultra vs S22 Ultra design change highlighted just as Samsung mocks Apple for slow innovation

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra will apparently look very similar to the S22 Ultra. (Image source: @technizoconcept)
The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra will apparently look very similar to the S22 Ultra. (Image source: @technizoconcept)
The expected Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra’s design has been compared with that of the S22 Ultra, with a leaker utilizing power banks to give a visual representation of how the S23 Ultra will look. Ironically, this rather small design difference has been pointed out just as Samsung has been busy mocking Apple’s slow innovation process in a new Galaxy S22 Ultra and Z Flip4 promo video.

It seems Ice universe has been at pains to show his legion of followers exactly what the main design difference will be between the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra and the highly regarded S22 Ultra. The well-known leaker has already commented on the change a couple of times but has now resorted to comparing power banks to show fans exactly what he is referring to. As can be seen in the images chosen, the Xiaomi power banks that are representing the S22 Ultra are much more rounded at the corner in comparison to the “S23 Ultra” power banks.

The tipster also adds that the S22 Ultra and S23 Ultra are of the same thickness and that the difference comes with the radian, so clearly the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is going to come with a flatter display than its predecessor. It’s not the greatest change ever seen between smartphone generations, but it is likely that Samsung will be concentrating more on the components of the S23 Ultra, such as implementing a 200 MP camera and utilizing the latest generation of UFS 4.0 storage. Depending on where your brand loyalties lie, Samsung is either showing that the S22 Ultra design is almost good enough for the S23 Ultra, or that the OEM is a bit short on design ideas.

Smartphone users who fall into the latter group will therefore find Samsung’s new Galaxy S22 Ultra & Z Flip4 promo ironic, as it mocks Apple for slow innovation in regard to the iPhone. The clip (embedded below) starts with what almost looks like an iPhone 14 tease before the narrator makes it clear that it’s the S22 Ultra with a 108 MP camera for taking the best moon shots, and it’s the Z Flip4 that will make heads turn. It’s a light-hearted poke at a rival that does have some basis in fact: The foldable iPhone (“iPhone Flip”) isn’t likely to appear before 2025 and the Apple iPhone 14 Pro might get just a 48 MP main camera. It appears that to keep up, Apple will have to make sure that the iPhone 15 comes with slightly flatter corners.

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"S22 Ultra" on the left and "S23 Ultra" on the right. (Image source: @UniverseIce)
"S22 Ultra" on the left and "S23 Ultra" on the right. (Image source: @UniverseIce)

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@UniverseIce & Samsung (YouTube)

Teaser image: @technizoconcept

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Daniel R Deakin, 2022-09- 2 (Update: 2022-09- 2)