- Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra have launched globally.
- The Galaxy S22 series will reportedly come to India with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset
- Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with S Pen support and a 108MP camera.
With the new year comes new flagship smartphones, and after a lot of wait and several leaks, Samsung has finally taken the wraps off its flagship lineup for 2022 – the Galaxy S22 series. Samsung’s first flagship smartphones of the year come with a familiar design, upgraded internals and improved cameras. Like the past few years, this year also, the Galaxy S series consists of three smartphones – the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and the “noteworthy” Galaxy S22 Ultra.
Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra specifications include Exynos 2200 SoC/ Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with Gorilla Glass Victus protection, and an array of cameras consisting of wide, ultra-wide, and telephoto sensors. Here’s a quick look at Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra price, and other details.
Samsung Galaxy S22 series prices, availability
Starting with the Galaxy S22 starts from USD 799 (approx Rs 60,000) while the Galaxy S22 Plus will be available from USD 999 (approx Rs 75,000). Both devices come with 8GB RAM. and128GB internal storage. They will also be offered with 256GB storage. The Galaxy S22 and the Galaxy S22+ will be available in four colours – Phantom White, Phantom Black, Green, and Pink Gold.
The Galaxy S22 Ultra starts at USD 1,199 (approx Rs 90,000). The Galaxy S22 Ultra comes in three colourways – Burgundy, Phantom Black, Phantom White and Green. The phones will be available in the US and other select markets initally. They are expected to launch in India soon with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset.
Samsung Galaxy S22 specifications
The Samsung Galaxy S22 features a 6.1-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O display with a 120Hz variable refresh rate, a touch sampling rate of 240Hz, 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 1.300 nits of peak brightness and Eye Comfort Shield. The 6.1-inch AMOLED panel on the Galaxy S22 comes with the Vision Booster, which automatically adjusts the brightness per the light in user’s surroundings. Also, the smartphone has an under-display fingerprint sensor for authentication purposes.
Galaxy S21’s contour cut design is back with some new elements. The edges are now flat, made out of Armor Aluminum, and the camera module on the back now matches the phone’s shade. Also, the glasstic back is replaced by hard glass protected with Gorilla Glass Victus.
Samsung Galaxy S22 specs:
- 6.1-inch FHD+ 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED
- Exynos 2200/ Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
- 8GB RAM, 256GB storage
- 50MP triple camera system
- 3,700mAh battery (25W fast charging)
Under the hood, the Galaxy S22 comes with the newly announced Exynos 2200 or the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, depending on the market. The chipset inside is paired with 8GB LPDDR5X RAM and up to 256GB of internal memory. The smartphone boasts a 3,700mAH battery with 25W wired charging, 15W wireless charging and Wireless PowerShare. The Galaxy S22 runs Android 12 based OneUI 4.1 out-of-the-box.
In the optics department, the Galaxy S22 comes with a triple rear camera setup led by a 50MP primary Dual Pixel autofocus sensor pair with an f/1.8 wide-angle lens having an 85-degree FoV. The other two cameras in the setup are a 12MP ultrawide sensor paired with an f/2.2 aperture lens having a 120-degree FoV and a 10MP 3x telephoto sensor with an f/2.2 aperture lens. The main and telephoto sensors come with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). Meanwhile, the smartphone features an f/2.2 10MP sensor on the front housed inside the centred punch-hole cutout.
Samsung says that the new main sensor on the Galaxy S22 is now 23 percent bigger than its predecessor. Thanks to the Adaptive Pixel technology – the Galaxy S22 can capture more light, details and colours even when it’s dark out there. The Auto Framing on the Galaxy S22 can detect up to 10 people in the frame and automatically adjust the focus while recording videos so that everyone’s in focus.
Samsung Galaxy S22+ specifications
Other than having a tad bigger 6.6-inch FHD+ display, a 3,000,000:1 contrast ratio and a peak brightness of 1,750 nits. The Galaxy S22+ shares many similarities with the Galaxy S22. The 6.6-inch panel is a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a refresh rate of 120Hz, 240Hz sampling rate, Eye Comfort Shield and Vision Booster.
Like its smaller sibling, the Galaxy S22+ also comes with an option between Exynos 2200/ Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The 4,500mAh battery inside the Galaxy S22+ supports up to 45W fast charging, 15W wireless charging and Wireless PowerShare. The camera setup on the Galaxy S22+ is the same as Galaxy S22.
Samsung Galaxy S22+ specs:
- 6.6-inch FHD+ 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED
- Exynos 2200/ Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
- 50MP triple camera system
- 4,500mAh battery (45W fast charging)
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra specifications
Last year, the Galaxy S21 Ultra was the company’s first smartphone in the Galaxy S series to come with the S Pen support. With the Galaxy S22 Ultra, the Galaxy S series comes closest to the Galaxy Note series. The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra looks more of a Galaxy Note smartphone than a Galaxy S series smartphone. The design changed, and a flushed camera arrangement has replaced the contour edge camera module. Even from the edges, the smartphone looks like a Galaxy Note device. Not just that, even the Note’s S Pen silo is here so that you can tuck the S Pen inside.
Coming to the specifications, the Galaxy S22 Ultra features a 6.8-inch QHD+ Edge Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 240Hz sampling rate. Like its other two counterparts, the 6.8-inch AMOLED panel on the Galaxy S22 Ultra also comes with Vision Booster, Eye Comfort Shield, and Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Under the display, there’s an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor.
Depending on the market, the Galaxy S22 Ultra will either come with Exynos 2200 chipset or the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. The chipset under the hood is paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5X RAM and 1TB of internal memory – a first for Samsung’s Galaxy S series. . Despite having an S Pen silo, the Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with a humongous 5,000mAH battery, supporting up to 45W wired charging, 15W wireless charging and Wireless PowerShare.
The quad-camera setup on the back comprises a 108MP f/1.8 wide camera with dual pixel autofocus and OIS, a 12MP f/1.8 ultra-wide camera with an FoV of 120-degree, and a pair of 10MP f/2.4 and f/4.8 aperture telephoto cameras. The punch hole cutout on the front houses a 40MP sensor paired with an f/2.2 aperture lens for selfies.