Samsung Galaxy S22 series has been announced through this year’s first Galaxy Unpacked event on February 9th, 2022. The event witnessed the arrival of the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphones as the successors for last year’s Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra flagships.
Like last year, Samsung has introduced three models as part of its S22 lineup. Depending on the market, the Galaxy S22 lineup will be available with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 or Samsung’s in-house Exynos 2200 SoC. While the S21 Ultra debuted as the first Galaxy S-series with S Pen support, the Galaxy S22 series will be the first Snapdragon-powered flagship from the brand in India.
Samsung Galaxy S22 series: launch date in India
The Galaxy S22 series was announced at 8:30 PM on February 9th, 2022, for India and global markets. Apart from unveiling the Galaxy S22 trio, the South Korean tech giant also launched the Galaxy Tab S8, Tab S8+, and Tab S8 Ultra flagship tablets.
Samsung Galaxy S22 price in India
In India, the Galaxy S22 has arrived in two variants such as 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. It comes in three colors such as Phantom Black, Phantom White, and Green.
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Samsung Galaxy S22+ price in India
The Galaxy S22 Plus has landed in India in two options: 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. It also comes in hues like Phantom Black, Phantom White, and Green.
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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra price in India
The Galaxy S22 Ultra can be purchased in configurations such as 12GB RAM + 256GB storage and 12GB RAM + 512GB storage in India. Buyers can avail it in Burgundy, Phantom Black and Phantom White colours.
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Samsung Galaxy S22 series: sale date in India
The sales of the Galaxy S22 series could be impacted due to ongoing supply chain issues. According to well-known tipster Jon Prosser, while the S22 Ultra will go on sale from February 25th, 2022, the S22 and S22 Plus will go on sale a bit later on March 11th, 2022. There is no specific information on the S22 series sale date for the Indian market yet.
Samsung Galaxy S22 series specifications (rumoured)
Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra display and design
The Galaxy S22 features a 6.1-inch display, whereas the Galaxy S22 Plus comes with a 6.6-inch screen. The Dynamic AMOLED 2X panels with Infinity-O design on both devices may offer features like a Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels, 10Hz – 120Hz variable refresh rate, and Gorilla Glass Victus+ protection.
The Galaxy S22 Ultra flaunts a larger 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with an Infinity-O Edge design. It offers a Quad HD+ resolution of 3,080 x 1,440 pixels, 1Hz – 120Hz variable refresh rate, 1,750 nits of peak brightness, and Gorilla Glass Victus+ protection.
The Galaxy S22 and S22 Plus comes in colours like Phantom Black, White, Pink Gold, and Green. On the other hand, the Galaxy S22 Ultra will be available in hues such as Phantom Black, White, Burgundy, and Green.
Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra cameras
The Galaxy S22 and S22+ feature a 10-megapixel selfie camera with dual-pixel autofocus (2PD). Their rear-facing triple camera unit comprises a 50-megapixel main camera with OIS support and 2PD, a 12-megapixel ultrawide lens with a 120-degree FOV, and a 10-megapixel telephoto lens with OIS support.
The Galaxy S22 Ultra arrives with an autofocus-enabled 40-megapixel front-facing camera. Its quad-camera unit includes a 108-megapixel main camera, a 12-megapixel ultrawide lens with a 120-degree FOV, a 10-megapixel telephoto camera, and a 10-megapixel periscope telephoto lens. All four lenses support 2PD and they also support OIS (except ultrawide lens).
Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra hardware and software
The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset variant of the Galaxy S22 lineup will be available in markets like North America, South America, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Oceania. The Exynos 2200 chipset-powered S22 lineup will be available in Europe. Other markets like West Asia, Middle East Asia, and Africa will get Snapdragon as well as Exynos editions of the S22 lineup.
The Galaxy S22 trio ship with up to LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It boots Android 12 OS, which is overlaid with One UI 4.2. The S22 has a 3,700mAh battery, the S22+ houses a 4,500mAh battery, and the S22 Ultra is packed with a larger 5,000mAh battery. The S22 series supports up to 45W fast charging. It also offers wireless charging and reverses wireless charging (aka. Wireless PowerShare).
Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra other features
The Galaxy S22 series is equipped with an IP68 rated dustproof and water-resistant chassis. It offers other features like an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner, face unlock, DeX, Knox security, built-in S Pen (only with S22 Ultra), Wi-Fi 6, 5G, dual nano-SIM slots, one e-SIM slot, Bluetooth 5.2, ultrawide-band (only on in S22+ and Ultra), and a USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 port.