Samsung Galaxy S series phones

Samsung’s Galaxy S series is their flagship phone series. The first Samsung Galaxy S series phone was released in 2010, and since then, S series phones have become a staple in Samsung’s phone line up.

Samsung Galaxy S series

Capture life’s moments perfectly with the next generation of Samsung phones. The Galaxy S series’ benefits include razor-sharp cameras, Dynamic AMOLED 2x displays, ultra-fast processors, hardworking batteries, and Galaxy AI.

Dynamic AMOLED 2x displays

Experience incredibly bright, immersive displays with up to 120Hz adaptive refresh rate

Incredible cameras with Nightography

Capture night-time videos and portraits from dusk until dawn with AI-enhanced cameras

Powerful processors

The latest lightning-fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy processor is the fastest chip ever on a Galaxy smartphone

Galaxy AI

Enjoy all the productivity benefits of Galaxy AI with the Samsung Galaxy S24 and S23 series phones

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Introducing the new Samsung Galaxy S24 series

Take next-level pictures with the new Galaxy S24 series and become your squad’s photographer – assisted by Camera AI. The impressive 200MP main camera on the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, together with Nightography, Nightography Zoom, epic AI-powered Space Zoom, and Photo Assist, mean you can take crystal-clear photos, even in low light conditions.

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Display

6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2x

6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2x

6.2-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2x

6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2x

Rear Camera

200MP + 12MP + 10MP + 50MP

50MP + 12MP + 10MP

50MP + 12MP + 10MP

200MP + 12MP + 10MP + 10MP

Front Camera

12MP

12MP

12MP

12MP

5G connectivity

Battery¹

5,000mAh

4,900mAh

4,000mAh

5,000mAh

Storage²

256GB/512GB/1TB

256GB/512GB

128GB/256GB

256GB/512GB

The best S series phone: Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra

The epic Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra is redefining smartphones. It boasts a head-spinning four-lens rear camera, with the 200MP main camera giving you unprecedented detail in every photo. What’s more, Nightography zoom will help you take super clear shots from a distance and with little natural light. Edit these photos with the S Pen and assisted by Camera AI – your pictures will be the envy of all.

The immersive 6.8-inch display, coupled with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for Galaxy processor, makes this phone ideal for gaming. Plus, the display is protected by Corning® Gorilla® Armour glass whereas the back is encased in Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus 2 – this phone is ready for whatever the day throws at you.

The latest Galaxy S series phone: S24 series

The Samsung Galaxy S24 series puts the ‘smart’ in ‘smartphone’. Users of the Samsung Galaxy S24, Samsung Galaxy S24+, and Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra can enjoy all the benefits and brains of Galaxy AI, including: Live Translation², Note Assist, Chat Assist³, and Transcript Assist. Plus, thanks to Camera AI, your pictures will shine on social media feeds.

Nightography captures bright and vibrant shots after dark, Photo Assist makes editing suggestions, and can even re-size and re-position objects so your image can look exactly how you want it. All three S24 phones benefit from Space Zoom (an advanced zoom feature) so you can get up close while far away – the S24 Ultra has 100x Space Zoom, and the S24+ and S24 have 30x Space Zoom.

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The Samsung Galaxy S series offers you a premium experience with the latest cutting-edge technology and flagship features - but check out other Samsung phones if you're still after your perfect device. The A series pairs affordability with next-generation speed, power and performance, and the Z series devices use a revolutionary design that unlocks the freedom of hands-free, with your apps adapting to the flexed shape.

Frequently asked questions

Here’s a timeline including all the Samsung Galaxy S mobile phones.

  • 2024: Galaxy S24 Ultra 5G, S24+ 5G, S24 5G

  • 2023: Galaxy S23 Ultra 5G, S23+ 5G, S23 5G, S23 FE 5G

  • 2022: Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G, S22+ 5G, S22 5G and Galaxy S21 FE 5G

  • 2021: Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 5G

  • 2020: Galaxy S20 FE 5G, S20 FE, S20 Ultra 5G, S20+ 5G, S20 5G, S20, S20 Enterprise edition

  • 2019: Galaxy S10e, S10+ 5G, S10 5G, S10 Lite

Preceding Galaxy S series ranges:

  • 2018 - Galaxy S9

  • 2017 - Galaxy S8

  • 2016 - Galaxy S7

  • 2015 - Galaxy S6

  • 2014 - Galaxy S5

  • 2013 - Galaxy S4

  • 2012 - Galaxy S3

  • 2011 - Galaxy S2

  • 2010 - Galaxy S

The Galaxy S series is Samsung's flagship device range. Originating in 2010, Samsung innovate and update this series each year. The newest releases are the Galaxy S24, S24+, and S24 Ultra.

The Samsung Galaxy S series phones with the biggest displays are the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra – their displays measure 6.8 inches.

With displays of 6.2 inches, the Samsung Galaxy S series phones with the smallest displays include the Samsung Galaxy S24 and Samsung Galaxy S23

Both the Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra have 5,000mAh batteries – the largest batteries of any S series phone.

The "S" in Galaxy S stands for "super smart".

Terms and conditions

¹ Optical quality zoom is enabled by the Adaptive Pixel sensor. 2x zoom must be enabled in the Camera Assistant app settings. Camera Assistant can be downloaded from the Galaxy Store. 30X Space Zoom includes 3x optical zoom and 30x digital zoom with Super Resolution technology. Zoom distances past 3x zoom may express some image deterioration. AI Zoom is applied to distances between digital zoom lengths. Accuracy of results isn’t guaranteed. Results may vary depending on light condition and/or shooting conditions including multiple subjects, being out of focus or moving subjects.

² Generative Edit requires a network connection and Samsung Account login. Editing with Generative Edit results in a resized photo up to 12MP. A visible watermark is overlaid on the image output upon saving in order to indicate that the image is generated by AI. The accuracy and reliability of the generated output isn’t guaranteed.

³ Live Translate requires a network connection and Samsung Account login. Live Translate is only available on the pre-installed Samsung Phone app. Certain languages may require language pack download. Service availability may vary by language. Accuracy of results isn’t guaranteed.

⁴ Requires compatible Galaxy device. Samsung account log in and language pre-set (English and Spanish pre-installed; other languages require free download). Results may vary.

⁵ Galaxy AI features by Samsung will be provided for free until the end of 2025 on supported Samsung Galaxy devices.

⁶ Results may vary depending on visual matches. Requires internet connection. Users may need to update Android to the latest version. Product functionality may be dependent on your app and device settings. Some functions may not be compatible with certain apps. Availability of the service varies by country and language. Accuracy of results isn’t guaranteed.