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Samsung Galaxy S22 & S22+ Unveiled At Samsung Unpacked Event 2022

The long-awaited Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event happened today, February 9, and saw the launch of the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 series. In the Galaxy S22 series, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S22, S22 Plus, and S22 Ultra while the Galaxy Tab S8 series includes the Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8 Plus, and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra. The Galaxy Watch 4 was also launched alongside the devices. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 & S22 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S22
Samsung Galaxy S22

The Samsung Galaxy S22 features a 6.1-inch FHD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display with  10-120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate in Game Mode, up to 1300 nits brightness, and Gorilla Glass Victus+ protection. The Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus on the other hand features a 6.6-inch FHD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED Display with 10-120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate in Game Mode, up to 1750 nits brightness, and Gorilla Glass Victus+ protection. 

They are powered by Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform or Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 2200 processor, depending on the market. The smartphones pack 8GB RAM with 128GB/256GB internal storage. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 & S22+ features
Samsung Galaxy S22 & S22+ features

At the rear, both the Samsung Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22 Plus feature a triple-camera setup that consists of a 50MP ISOCELL GN5 sensor with OIS LED Flash accompanied by a 12MP 120° Ultra Wide sensor, and 10MP Telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom, and OIS. At the front, the smartphones feature a 10MP dual-camera setup which also supports 8K video shooting. The cameras on both devices are powered by VDIS technology which ensures you get smooth, sharp footage even when on the move. 

In terms of connectivity, they offer 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 (Wi-Fi 6E in S22+) 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, UWB (S22+ only), GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, and MST. 

Samsung Galaxy S22+
Samsung Galaxy S22+

The Samsung Galaxy S22 has a 3700mAh battery with 25W fast charging support while the Samsung Galaxy S22+ packs a 4500mAh battery with 45W fast charging support. Both the phones also support 15W wireless and reverse wireless charging.

Samsung Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+  Specifications

Specs

Samsung Galaxy S22

Samsung Galaxy S22+

Display6.1-inch FHD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display,  10-120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate in Game Mode, up to 1300 nits brightness, Gorilla Glass Victus+ protection6.6-inch FHD+ Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED Display, 10-120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate in Game Mode, up to 1750 nits  brightness, Gorilla Glass Victus+ protection
ProcessorOcta-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 2200 processorOcta-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 2200 processor
Storage8GB RAM with 128GB/256GB storage8GB RAM with 128GB/256GB storage
Operating SystemAndroid 12 with One UI 4.1Android 12 with One UI 4.1
SIMDual SIM (nano + nano)Dual SIM (nano + nano)
Rear Camera50MP rear camera with LED Flash,  1/1.57″ 1um ISOCELL GN5 sensor, f/1/8 aperture, OIS, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 10MP Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, 3x optical zoom, OIS, 4K 60 fps, 8K 30fps50MP rear camera with LED Flash,  1/1.57″ 1um ISOCELL GN5 sensor, f/1/8 aperture, OIS, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 10MP Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, 3x optical zoom, OIS, 4K 60 fps, 8K 30fps
Front Camera10MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture10MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture
Dimensions146×70.6×7.6mm; Weight: 168g157.4×75.8×7.6mm; Weight: 196g
Connectivity5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 (Wi-Fi 6E in S22+) 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, UWB (S22+ only), GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 (Wi-Fi 6E in S22+) 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, UWB (S22+ only), GPS + GLONASS, USB 3.1, NFC, MST
Water Resistant RatingDust and Water-resistant (IP68)Dust and Water-resistant (IP68)
Battery3700mAh battery with support for 25W fast charging, 15W Qi wireless charging, Wireless PowerShare4500mAh battery with support for 45W fast charging, 15W Qi wireless charging, Wireless PowerShare

The Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ come in Phantom White, Phantom Black, Green, and Pink Gold colors. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 series color variants
Samsung Galaxy S22 series color variants

The Samsung Galaxy S22 8GB RAM with 128GB storage has a retail price of $799.99 (Rs. 59,865 approx.) / £769 (Rs. 77,994 approx.) / €849 (Rs. 72,660 approx.)

Samsung Galaxy S22 8GB RAM with 256GB storage has a retail price of $849.99 (Rs. 63,610 approx.) / £819 (Rs. 83,102 approx.) / €899 (Rs. 76,955 approx.)

Samsung Galaxy S22+ 8GB RAM with 128GB storage has a retail price of  $999.99 (Rs. 74,830 approx.) / £949 (Rs. 96,290 approx.) / €1049 (Rs. 89,800 approx.)

Samsung Galaxy S22+ 8GB RAM with 256GB storage has a retail price of $1049.99 (Rs. 78,570 approx.) / £999 (Rs. 1,01,355 approx.) / €1099 (Rs. 94,064 approx.)

The smartphones will be available for pre-order from today, February 9, and will start shipping from March 11 in several countries.

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