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Samsung Galaxy S23 Vs Xiaomi 12S Ultra – A Knight In Shining Armour

Some experts worldwide believe that smartphones are prone to privacy risks since they can easily be converted into surveillance devices without damaging their functions. They also accept that smartphones can be used as tracking devices by the government, cloud service providers and cyber threats. No matter if it’s an iPhone or an Android phone, a privacy breach is possible through data transmission via applications and many other ways. Here, we are evaluating two flagship phones on the grounds of security and data privacy.¬†

With a new 200MP main camera, bespoke snapdragon gen 2 chip and the latest UFS 4.0 storage standards and LPDDR5X RAM, this latest flagship smartphone by Samsung is faster and more responsive than ever. 

The Xiaomi 12S Ultra is the third instalment of Xiomi’s range of ultimate flagships with an added focus on imaging. It is claimed that this smartphone has the largest camera sensor  combined with Sharp Aquos R6.

On the aspects of privacy, both flagship smartphones have quite similar features in their buckets. Both have fingerprint sensors and 2D face unlock, but Samsung Galaxy S23 in-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanner while Xiaomi’s premium handset uses an in-display fingerprint scanner. Xiaomi 12S Ultra is a China-only smartphone which means it will not be available across the borders of China. 

Reasons To Consider Samsung Galaxy S23

  • A Powerful Chipset: Samsung Galaxy S23 uses the advanced version of Qualcomm’s latest silicon that ensures a faster clock speed on the main CPU core.¬†
  • A Bright Display: The screen of the S22 is already adequately bright and boasts an extreme brightness of 1300 nits. But with S23, Samsung strikes the maximum brightness to 1750 nits.¬†
  • A Revamped Front Camera: There’s a new front camera for this flagship of Samsung. 12 MP shooter selfie camera is coupled with a front camera that can capture 4K videos at 60fps.¬†
  • A Stylish New Design: Samsung Galaxy S23 offers a distinct look from its predecessors. With missing camera bumps it is making the whole difference and appears smoother and more polished.¬†
  • Low Light Features: Similar to its previous flagship phones, Samsung has focused on night photography on S23 as well. The smartphone is coupled with an AI-backed ISP algorithm for enriched detail and colour tone.¬†
  • Enhanced Touch Design: Samsung Galaxy S23 will be the first smartphone to feature Corning’s Gorilla Glass Victus 2 which ensures an advanced level of protection for phones from both sides.¬†¬†

Reason To Consider Xiaomi 12S Ultra

  • The Biggest Camera Sensor: Claiming to be Xiomi‚Äôs best flagship phone, 12S Ultra has outstanding cameras and sports the biggest camera sensor ever. Those who love gigantic cameras in smartphones can opt for it.¬†
  • Reasonable Performance: With AnTuTu Benchmark score of 1101051 and CPU score of 479387, the Xiaomi 12S Utra has made a big improvement in terms of performance than its previous versions.¬†
  • Sleek Design and Appearance: Claim to be a large gift version, Xiaomi 12S Ultra comes in a sophisticated gift box divided into a drawer-type two-layer design.¬†
  • Amazing Camera Quality: The Xiaomi 12S Ultra has a 50 MP+ 48MP+48MP camera setup, while the main 50 MP camera is coupled by Sony IMX 989b whose size is more than one inch.¬†
  • Improve Display: The handset has a 2K display with 552 PPI, and its maximum refresh rate is 120Hz. The screen brightness is 1500 nits, and it has a 360-degree ambient light sensor.¬†
  • Increased Protection: Xiaomi 12S Ultra comes with corning gorilla glass victus on top for additional safeguarding and has IP68 dust as well as water resistance.¬†¬†



The screen size of the Xiaomi 12 Ultra is 6.73 inches, which is smaller than the 6.8-inch screen of the Samsung Galaxy S23. Screen Type is present on both phones. Xiaomi’s phone has a display frequency of 515 PPI, while Samsung’s phone has a display frequency of only 501 PPI. In terms of screen-to-body ratio, Xiaomi’s phone has 91.4% more than Samsung’s phone, which has 89.5%. The aspect ratio of both Xiaomi 12 Ultra 5G and¬† Samsung Galaxy S23 is 20:9.

Samsung Galaxy S23 – 82

Xiaomi 12s Ultra – 87


Focused on imaging, Xiaomi 12 Ultra has a camera set of 50‚ÄČMP + 50‚ÄČMP + 50‚ÄČMP, but Samsung Galaxy S23‚Äôs 200 MP Quad Rear Camera overshadowed Xiaomi‚Äôs phone in terms of resolution. For selfie lovers, Xiaomi‚Äôs phone seems to be a better choice since it has an enhanced front camera of 20 MP compared to the Samsung Galaxy S23‚Äôs front camera of 12 MP.¬†

Samsung Galaxy S23 – 87

Xiaomi 12s Ultra – 84


When it comes to phone batteries, Samsung has a reputation, and in this battle, it is likely to win. Xiaomi 12 Ultra gets power from a 4800 mAh battery on the other hand Samsung Galaxy S23 includes a 5000 mAH battery. Both phones are expected to have 6 hours of non-stop video streaming experience for entertainment seekers and gamers. 

Samsung Galaxy S23 – 85

Xiaomi 12s Ultra – 84


Since both phones are flagships of their respected brands they have significant value. In India, the retail price of the Samsung Galaxy S23 is Rs. 79, 999. Talking about the Xiaomi 12s Ultra, currently, it is a China-only phone and as per rumours, is expected to be launched in India by the last week of March 23 with the lowest anticipated price of Rs. 70,690. 

Samsung Galaxy S23 – 88

Xiaomi 12s Ultra – 85

With this assessment, we can say it was a tight battle between the two flagship phones with almost similar capabilities. Xiaomi 12S Utra was focusing on imaging and has improved image-capturing abilities, while Samsung Galaxy S23 outclassed the Xiaomi 12s Ultra in terms of performance.

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