The Samsung Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra have been launched at the Galaxy Unpacked event on Wednesday, January 17. As expected, following numerous leaks and rumors, the new flagship smartphones come with ‘Galaxy AI’ that brings a suite of inbuilt smart AI features to the phones. Some of these features include Live Translate, Note Assist, and Circle to Search. The Galaxy S24 series runs on Android 14-based One UI 6.1 and boasts Dynamic AMOLED 2X displays with up to 120Hz refresh rate. The Galaxy S24 sticks with 8GB of RAM, while the top-end Galaxy S24+ and Galaxy S24 Ultra offer 12GB of RAM.
The Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24+ are available in Amber Yellow, Cobalt Violet, Marble Gray, and Onyx Black shades. The Galaxy S24 Ultra is offered in Titanium Gray, Titanium Black, Titanium Violet, and Titanium Yellow colorways. Details about their price and availability are yet to be revealed. They are currently up for pre-reservations.
The Galaxy S24 Ultra runs on Android 14 with One UI 6.1 on top and features a 6.8-inch Edge QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display with an adaptive refresh rate of 1Hz–120Hz and 2,600nits of peak brightness. The display has a Vision Booster feature for improved visibility in outdoor conditions and has Corning Gorilla Armor protection. The handset features a Titanium chassis, which is a significant upgrade over the aluminium frame of the Galaxy S23 Ultra. The phone is powered by a custom version of Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. This Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform for Galaxy comes with 12GB of RAM as standard and up to 1TB of onboard storage.
The Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24+ feature the same SIM and software specifications as the Galaxy S24 Ultra. The Galaxy S24 has a 6.2-inch full-HD+ display, while the Galaxy S24+ has a slightly larger 6.7-inch display. Both models have Dynamic AMOLED 2X screens with variable refresh rates ranging from 1Hz to 120Hz and Vision Booster support. The Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24+ are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform for Galaxy in select regions. India variants of smartphones have Exynos 2400 SoC under the hood. The regular model has 8GB RAM as standard, while the Plus variant comes in a 12GB RAM option.
For optics, the Galaxy S24 Ultra has a quad rear camera setup, headlined by a 200-megapixel wide camera with an f/1.8 lens and an 85-degree field of view and optical image stabilisation (OIS). The camera unit comprises a 12-megapixel ultra-wide shooter with f/2.2 aperture and 120 degrees field of view, a 50-megapixel telephoto shooter with OIS, f/3.4 aperture and 5x optical zoom, and a 10-megapixel telephoto shooter with 3x optical zoom and OIS support and f/2.4 aperture. For selfies and video chats, it has a 12-megapixel camera at the front with an f/2.2 lens and an 80-degree field of view.
The Galaxy S24 and Galaxy S24+ also have an identical triple rear camera setup, comprising a 50-megapixel wide camera with an f/1.8 aperture lens, 85-degree field of view and OIS, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera with an f/2.2 aperture lens and a 120-degree field-of-view, and a 10-megapixel telephoto camera with an f/2.4 aperture lens and 3x optical zoom and f/2.4 aperture. On the front, it sports a 12-megapixel selfie sensor with an f/2.2 aperture lens and an 80-degree field-of-view.
The Galaxy S24 series launch marks Samsung’s foray into the adaptation of growing AI techniques into its smartphones. The handsets come with several Galaxy AI features for communication, including Live Translate, Note Assist, Transcript Assist, Circle to Search, and others. They also have features for privacy and security, such as Samsung Knox, Knox Vault, and Passkeys for accessing registered websites and apps.
The Samsung Galaxy S24 series smartphones offer consumers incredible design, innovation, and advanced technology to optimize the mobile experience. These smartphones mark the entrance of Samsung into the new era of advanced AI integrated smartphones.
In conclusion, the debut of the Samsung Galaxy S24 series with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC and the Galaxy AI marks a significant advancement in mobile technology. With improved performance, enhanced AI capabilities, and innovative features, the new series is set to offer an unparalleled user experience. It represents Samsung’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of smartphone technology and delivering cutting-edge solutions to consumers. The Galaxy S24 series is poised to set a new standard for flagship smartphones and propel the industry forward into the future.