Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra: DxOMark selfies test puts cell phone in the TOP 10

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra: DxOMark selfies test puts cell phone in the TOP 10
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Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Ultra passed the test of selfies of DxOMark and it wasn’t so ugly. In general, the device scored 141 points, which placed it in the top 10 in the site’s ranking in this regard. The leadership still belongs to the iPhone 14 Pro, 14 Pro Max and Huawei Mate 50 Pro models, which share the post with the same 145 points.

Regarding the South Korean model, it is tied with the Huawei P40 Pro in 9th place. The device ended up being behind cell phones like Google Pixel 7 Pro and Huawei P50 Pro. Below, you can check the pros and cons of the analysis made by the portal.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (Selfie) – Pros

Among the points praised by DxOMark are the exposure and dynamic range in the results of selfie photos with the device. In addition, another aspect that received praise was the autofocus of the cell phone’s front camera and it also did well in the video stabilization part.

According to what the site itself pointed out, the bokeh effect is another positive highlight of this device, as well as the controlled noise level in the vast majority of situations. Finally, the Samsung model ended up showing good white balance and representation of skin tones in well-lit situations and indoors.

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra (Selfie) – Cons

As for the negative points, the analysis pointed out the lack of contrast in photo mode. Low light conditions are also not good for the device’s selfie sensor, which ended up lacking in detail. Likewise, the evaluation noted the presence of ghosting and artifacts.

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Still on low light photos, the captures made with the 12MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture ended up also showing some results in which underexposure can be noticed.


Overall, DxOMark concluded that the S23 Ultra manages to stay close to the best-in-class devices in this segment. In this sense, it was possible to notice the improvements made compared to the previous generation and despite the problems with low light, it is capable of handling noise well and recording more faithful colors.

More on DxOMark: also check out how the results of the new leader of the camera ranking were, as well as the analysis of the Galaxy A34.

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is available on Aliexpress International for BRL 5,139 and at Extra by BRL 6,699. The cost-benefit is average and this is the best model in this price range. To see the other 193 offers click here.

(updated May 15, 2023, 2:32 PM)