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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy A73 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A73 X Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB) 24Points
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3088

108
MP

40mp

12GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03Points Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB) Compare Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra X
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)} 24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB) vs Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)} 3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
+3GHz 64bit Octa-core (4nm)25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)
+12GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs8GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (218GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (100GB available)
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.2
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+1440x3088 pixels72%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+501 PPI27%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+6.8"1%
Larger screen
vs6.7"
+(quad camera) 108MP + 10MP + 10MP + 12MP8%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 108MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+(front) 40MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 32MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+Android 14Advantage
Android 14 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 13
+(5G Sub6) 3000 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+UWB (Ultra Wide Band)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+45W80%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs25W
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6E/6]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6E/6] is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6]
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
228 grams (7.98 ounces)vs+181 grams (6.34 ounces)26%
Lighter
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)17%
Thinner

28 Common items in both devices
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED Plus
120Hz
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
+21 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
ModelGalaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S22 Ultra 5G SM-S908E (Snapdragon)Galaxy A73 5G SM-A736B/Dual-SIM
Country or region available(Latin America)ArgentinaMexico
(Latin America), Argentina, Mexico
(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date2/25/2022, Announced: 2/9/20224/22/2022, Announced: 3/17/2022
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)77.9 x 163.3 millimeters (3.07 x 6.43 in)76.1 x 163.7 millimeters (3 x 6.44 in)
Weight228 grams (7.98 ounces)181 grams (6.34 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/back
Back: Gorilla Glass Victus+
Plastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min

📲 Display

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size6.8" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~87% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3088 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)501 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display features1750nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
800nits[typ]
HDR10
Always-On Display

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 12
Firmware updateAndroid 14Android 13
User InterfaceOne UI 4.1 / 5.1 / 6.0One UI 4.1 / 5.0

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (SM8450) (4nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (SM7325) (6nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 3GHz ARM Cortex-X2 (Single-core)
3x 2.5GHz ARM Cortex-A710 (Triple-core)
4x 1.79GHz ARM Cortex-A510 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.4GHz ARM Cortex-A78 (Single-core)
3x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A78 (Triple-core)
4x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 730 (818MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 642L (550MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 940012 (v9)
Geekbench: 3657 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 37fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 490043 (v9)
Geekbench: 2878 (v5.4)

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
RAM memory12GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (218GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload3000/1920 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78)SA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 28, 40, 41, 66, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
108 megapixels
10MP periscope telephoto f/4.9230mm1/3.52"1.12µmPDAFOIS10x-optical-zoom
10MP telephoto f/2.470mm1/3.52"1.12µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawide f/2.213mm120°1/2.55"1.4µmPDAFSuper-Steady
(quad camera)
108 megapixels
12MP ultrawide f/2.2
5MP macro f/2.4
5MP depth f/2.4
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.33" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras8K@24fps
4K@30/60fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@240fps (slow motion)
720p@960fps (slow motion)
HDR10+
1080p@60fps

📸 Front camera

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)40 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution7296x5472 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.82" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.7µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Stereo sound
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6E/6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz, 6GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax [wifi6] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
UWB (Ultra Wide Band)
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts45W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless charging15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging
Not supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered45 hours (1.9 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Phantom Black, White, Burgundy, Green, Graphite, Red, Sky Blue
• Samsung DeX
• Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
• S Pen (Stylus Pen): Bluetooth 2.8ms latency
• Colors: Gray, White, Mint

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy S22 Ultra (SM-S908E 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.9W/kg (head), 0.84W/kg (body)0.68W/kg (head), 0.55W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.243W/kg (head), 1.266W/kg (body)1.285W/kg (head), 1.42W/kg (body)
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