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Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra Long Term Review

Galaxy S24 Ultra Review
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When looking for a smartphone, we often seek the perfect blend of innovation, durability, and functionality. Enter the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, a device that promises to redefine our smartphone experience. Today, we’ll take a close look at the features, performance, and overall user experience of the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra.

Display

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Let’s kick off with what immediately grabs attention, the display. While curved edges dominate the market, the S24 Ultra stands out with its flat display, providing a distinctive aesthetic charm. With a generous 6.8″ Dynamic LTPO AMOLED screen, this device treats users to breathtaking visuals that retain their crispness and vibrancy over extended use. The bezel-less design elevates immersion, while the inclusion of an anti-glare coating guarantees excellent visibility, even in glaring environments.

But what about durability? We’ve all experienced that sinking feeling when a device slips from our grasp. Fear not, as the S24 Ultra is equipped with Corning Gorilla Armor, safeguarding its display against the perils of accidental drops. With five drops under its belt in two months, the display remains unscathed, a testament to its robust build.

Design & Build

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Speaking of resilience, the S24 Ultra doesn’t compromise on durability elsewhere. Encased in a glass back with Corning Gorilla Armor and a grade 2 titanium frame, this device is built to withstand the rigors of daily use. While its design may not be the most eye-catching, its ability to shrug off daily drops is a trade-off many would gladly accept.

Given its exceptional durability, the S24 Ultra carries a weight of 233g, which lends it a substantial feel when held, thereby placing it on the heavier side of the spectrum.

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Camera 

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Now, let’s focus our lens on photography. The S24 Ultra boasts a formidable quad-camera setup, headlined by a 200MP OIS main shooter, 10MP telephoto, 50MP periscope telephoto, and a 12MP ultrawide.

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From breathtaking landscapes to intricate details, this device captures it all with impressive clarity and color accuracy. The inclusion of various focal lengths, including up to 5x optical zoom, ensures versatility in capturing every moment.

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Those who love recording videos will appreciate the S24 Ultra’s capabilities, supporting up to 8K@30FPS recording. Whether you’re capturing everyday moments or making professional-grade videos, this device excels in every aspect.

When it comes to selfies, the S24 Ultra’s 12MP front camera effortlessly captures your natural beauty with lifelike skin tones and just the right amount of sharpness and detail. Plus, it’s a pro at keeping you the star while blurring out the background for that perfect selfie moment!

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And let’s talk video! This bad boy can shoot in 8K@30FPS although without super steady mode, you can switch on QHD@60FPS with super steady and prepare to be amazed!

Battery

Lastly, let’s touch on battery life. With moderate usage, the S24 Ultra impresses with up to 20 hours of usage on a single charge, and around 17 hours with our video loop test. Ensuring uninterrupted connectivity throughout the day.

Performance-wise, the S24 Ultra is a powerhouse. From everyday tasks to intense gaming sessions, this device handles it all with aplomb, thanks to its seamless operation and responsiveness.

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Not only that, but the addition of S Pen adds a new dimension to productivity. Conveniently housed within the device, the S Pen transforms the S24 Ultra into a digital notebook, offering seamless note-taking and creativity on the go.

And there you have it! After a few weeks of putting the Galaxy S24 Ultra through its paces, our experience has been nothing short of delightful. While we can’t predict how we’ll feel in the coming months or even a year down the line, our initial impressions have been overwhelmingly positive.

However, if there’s one gripe we have, it’s that the device lacks that wow factor in terms of looks. But hey, beauty is subjective, and what truly matters is the stellar performance and reliability this device brings to the table.

The Galaxy S24 Ultra offers three variants! 256GB, 512GB, and an online-exclusive 1TB. Prices start at PHP106,990 for the 12GB RAM and 1TB storage, PHP2,990 for the 12GB RAM + 512GB option, and PHP84,990 for the 12GB RAM + 256GB model.


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