Here’s why the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra will have a 200-million-pixel camera

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
We're expecting to see an even more powerful camera array than the S22 Ultra's. (Image credit: Future)

It looks like Samsung is committed to escalating the smartphone megapixel war – a war it is already winning. Reports by Korean outlet ET News have confirmed that the firm’s next flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, will sport a 200MP camera.

This is almost double the 108MP resolution of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, already the highest-resolution smartphone camera on the block, and more than four times the rumoured 48MP resolution of the iPhone 14, which we're expecting this September.

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Jon Stapley

Jon is a freelance writer and journalist who covers photography, art, technology, and the intersection of all three. When he's not scouting out news on the latest gadgets, he likes to play around with film cameras that were manufactured before he was born. To that end, he never goes anywhere without his Olympus XA2, loaded with a fresh roll of Kodak (Gold 200 is the best, since you asked). Jon is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq, and has also written for in Digital Camera World, Black + White Photography Magazine, Photomonitor, Outdoor Photography, Shortlist and probably a few others he's forgetting.