Galaxy S22 Ultra vs iPhone 13 Pro Max

Samsung has launched its top-tier Galaxy S22 Ultra globally. While it's yet to arrive in India, its pre-booking is open.

Here’s how it compares with the iPhone 13 Pro Max, its closest rival.

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Price

The Galaxy S22 Pro starts at $1,199, which is roughly Rs 86,200. Samsung is yet to announce the pricing in India. The iPhone 13 Pro Max starts at Rs 1,29,900 and goes up to Rs 1,79,900.

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Availability

The Galaxy S22 Pro can be pre-booked for Rs 1,999 on the Samsung India website. The iPhone 13 Pro Max is available on the Apple India online store and major retail stores.

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Display

The Galaxy S22 Ultra has a 6.8” Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a 120Hz QHD+ panel. The iPhone 13 Pro, on the other hand, has a smaller 6.7” Super Retina XDR AMOLED display with 120Hz.

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Performance

The Galaxy S22 Ultra has Snapdragon 8Gen1 SoC backed by up to 12GB RAM and 1TB storage. The iPhone 13 Pro Max has an A15 Bionic chipset with 6GB RAM and up to 1TB storage.

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Software

The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with Android 12 based OneUI 4.2 and iPhone 13 Pro Max boots iOS 15. Both brands offer assured OS updates for four years at least.

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Cameras

The Galaxy S22 Ultra has a ​​108MP + 12MP + 10MP + 10MP setup on rear and a 40MP front camera. The iPhone 13 Pro Max has triple 12MP cameras on the back and a 12MP sensor on the front.

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Battery

The Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with a 5,000mAh battery with 45W fast charging. On the other hand, iPhone has a 4,352mAh battery and 20W charging. Both phones support 15W wireless charging.

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Conclusion

The Galaxy S22 Ultra is a powerhouse with a brilliant display, flagship SoC, and powerful cameras. The iPhone 13 Pro Max is a more premium flagship offering a polished experience.

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