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Samsung Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB) vs Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S23+ Plus vs Tecno Pova 2 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Tecno Pova 2 X Samsung Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB) 33Points
6.6"
AMOLED

1080x2340

50
MP

12mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

4700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
6.9"
IPS

1080x2460

48
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

7000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)

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 S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)} 33 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB) vs Pova 2 (128GB)} 7 Advantages Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
+3.36GHz 64bit Octa-core (4nm)62%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2GHz 64bit Octa-core
+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+512GB (454GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (107GB available)
+UFS 4.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+196 grams (6.86 ounces)16%
Lighter
vs228 grams (7.98 ounces)
+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)26%
Thinner
vs9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+390 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs389 PPI
+(triple camera) 50MP + 10MP + 12MP33%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 2MP + 2MP + 2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 12MP50%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs2K UHD (2560x1440)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 14Advantage
Android 14 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 11
+5G Sub6Advantage
The 5G Sub6 network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE-A
+(5G Sub6) 3000 Mbps9 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+UWB (Ultra Wide Band)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+45W150%
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.
vs18W
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated 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 [wifi5]
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.3 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.3 + 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
+Gorilla Glass Victus 2Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1080x2460 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
6.6"vs+6.9"5%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
4700 mAhvs+7000 mAh49%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
+8 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
ModelGalaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Pova 2 (128GB)
Other model namesGalaxy S23 Plus 5G (SM-S916B/Dual-SIM)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB + 6GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungTecno
Release date2/17/2023, Announced: 2/1/20236/3/2021
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)76.2 x 157.8 millimeters (3 x 6.21 in)78.8 x 173.3 millimeters (3.1 x 6.82 in)
Weight196 grams (6.86 ounces)228 grams (7.98 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/back
Back: Gorilla Glass Victus 2
Plastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

📲 Display

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches6.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2460 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)390 PPI389 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass Victus 2Not supported
Refresh rate120Hz60Hz
Display features1750nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
480nits[typ]

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
System versionAndroid 13Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 14feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 5.1 / 6.0feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (SM8550-AC) (4nm)64bit: MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 3.36GHz ARM Cortex-X3 (Single-core)
4x 2.8GHz ARM Cortex-A710/A715 (Quad-core)
3x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A510 (Triple-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2GHz ARM-Cortex-A75 (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz ARM-Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 740ARM Mali-G52 MC2 1Ghz
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 1234088 (v9)
Geekbench: 5073 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 110fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR56GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512GB (454GB available)
UFS 4.0
128GB (107GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload3000/1920 Mbps300/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
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 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 ()LTE Cat7 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 ()Not supported
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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 ()LTE Cat7 (1, 3, 5, 8)
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

📷 Camera

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
10MP telephoto f/2.470mm1/3.94"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawide f/2.213mm120°1/2.55"1.4µmSuper-Steady
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
2MP macro
2MP depth
2MP depth
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps2K UHD (2560x1440) 30 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.56" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras8K@24/30fps
4K@30/60fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@240/960fps (slow motion)
HDR10+
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)12 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
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 S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.3 + 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 [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
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 (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4700 mAh7000 mAh
Charger, watts45W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
USB Power Delivery 3.0
18W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless charging15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging
Not supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
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, Cream, Green, Lavender, Graphite, Lime
• Samsung DeX
• Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
• Colors: Dazzle Black, Polar Silver, Power Blue
• HIOS 7.6
• Silicone case included

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy S23+ (SM-S916B/DS 512GB)Tecno Pova 2 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.83W/kg (head), 1.02W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.766W/kg (head), 1.453W/kg (body)feature not registered
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