Samsung Galaxy S22

Samsung Galaxy S22

Samsung Galaxy S22

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BEST RATING
Overall Camera:
4.3
CAMERA: Good7.7/10
SIZE: Medium Android
BATTERY: Poor5.8/10

The Samsung Galaxy S22 is an Android device with an upper midrange price and offers a glass body. It was released in February 2022. The phone features a 6.1-inch OLED display without curved edges, with high brightness capacity and a 120Hz refresh rate for a smooth visual experience. The camera system is robust, providing very good still photo quality and good video quality with the ability to shoot HDR10+ videos. The main camera is 50 megapixels, accompanied by a 10-megapixel telephoto lens and a 12-megapixel ultrawide lens. Battery capacity is moderate, and you might find the battery life of just over 5 hours to be shorter than some other models. The device supports 5G, but there's no headphone jack or SD card slot. It also features an under-display fingerprint sensor, facial recognition, and is equipped with wireless charging capabilities. If you value a high-quality camera and display over extended battery life and storage expandability, the Galaxy S22 could be a suitable choice. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Pros
  • OLED screen with high brightness
  • Compact, lightweight design
  • Good camera quality with RAW output
  • Android operating system with Wireless DeX
  • Water and dust resistance
Cons
  • Moderate battery capacity and life
  • Lacks headphone jack and SD card slot
  • No telephoto or periscope camera
  • Doesn't support variable refresh rate

Ratings by Category

Overall Camera:
4.3
The Samsung Galaxy S22 boasts a very good selfie camera, which is crucial for capturing high-quality self-portraits. Moreover, it provides an overall good performance in photo resolution and quality, versatility in camera options, and solid low-light capabilities, making it versatile for different photography scenarios.
Photos:
4.3
The Samsung Galaxy S22 captures very good selfies thanks to its high selfie quality. Additionally, its photo software experience enhances overall picture quality, contributing to satisfying photo results even in challenging lighting conditions.
Performance:
4.2
The Performance rating is based on GeekBench performance benchmark scores, combined with PerfectRec’s assessment of real-life typical use cases.
Videos:
4.1
The Samsung Galaxy S22 takes good videos mainly because of its high-resolution and frame-rate capabilities, which ensure crisp, smooth footage, and due to its excellent video software experience that offers a user-friendly interface and features for capturing video. Additionally, the phone's video stabilization and dynamic range contribute to steady recording and well-balanced lighting in videos, enhancing the overall quality.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$699
Brand
Samsung
Operating System
Android
Release Date
February 25, 2022

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.1"
Resolution
2340 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
No
Pixels Per Inch
425
Display Type
OLED

INTERNAL

Processor
SD8G1
Internal Storage
128 GB
RAM
8 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
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7.7/10
Photos Score
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7.6/10
Videos Score
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7.3/10
Rear Cameras
Main, Ultrawide, Telephoto
Main Camera
50 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
5.3 Hours
Battery Capacity
3700 mAh
Wireless Charging
Yes
Wireless charging Speed
15 W
Reverse wireless charging
Yes (4.5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
5.75" x 2.78"
Weight
5.89 oz
Back Material
Glass
Stereo Speakers
No

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
Yes
Bluetooth Version
5.2
A2DP
Yes
WiFi Version
6e
NFC
Yes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71, 260, 261

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under Display
Unlockable Bootloader
No
Color
Phantom Black, Phantom White, Bora Purple, Green
Stock Android
No
SD Card
No

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Lance Ulanoff | February 2023
"The 6.1-inch Galaxy S22 is just what smaller hands ordered, so if you find most modern mobiles too big, this is a great alternative. The Samsung’s chipset will give you loads of power for gaming, video editing or anything else that needs lots of juice."

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