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Heavyweight Title Match iPhone 13 Pro Max vs Galaxy S22 Ultra

Can Samsung take out the champ?

Bob Pepe
6 min readJul 23, 2022


Did I finally find the device that would allow me to leave Apple?

As a tech nerd, I am always on the hunt for the newest tech. I have tried most of the smartphones and some of the dumbphones on the market today. It is a passion of mine and while it can be expensive at times, I have found a way to quench my thirst for new tech while keeping the lights on at home.

My latest smartphone is the flagship from Samsung, the S22 Ultra. I know that it was released about 6 months ago, I am finally getting around to getting one. The price kept me from getting it earlier, but since the next round of Samsung phones are due to arrive in the next month, the price for the S22 Ultra has come down dramatically.

I am not going to give you an in depth review of the specs and countless features of this phone, as there are others that have done it and would do a much better job of it. I am going to talk about why this phone might finally be the one that gets me out of the walled garden of Apple. Once I am free from the iPhone the rest of the Apple ecosystem may be in jeopardy as well.

I want to begin by saying that I was currently rolling with the iPhone 13 Pro Max and a 13 mini. I would swap my SIM card in and out of the phones depending on my moods and situation. For example, If I am going out with my wife for dinner, I would take the mini. It fit in my pocket better and since I was out with my wife, it would stay in my pocket all night, unless there was an emergency. The 13 Pro Max was my daily driver for work or whenever I was out for the day and needed the amazing battery life and killer cameras.

I want to compare and discuss the features that most “normal” people use on a daily basis between the S22 Ultra and the iPhone 13 Pro Max.

I will use the 10 point must system like in boxing for each category

  1. Build quality . This is an easy one. Both phones are incredibly built. They are big and heavy and super premium. These are the Rolls Royces of smartphones. I can’t give the nod to either as they are both incredible. SCORE 10–10
  2. Screen. The S22 wins this one. It is slightly bigger (6.8” to…



Bob Pepe

Just a guy with some thoughts. I love tech, my family, sports, and trying to find my place in this crazy world