Samsung has just announced the mobiles with which it intends to dominate the high-end market in 2022. These are the new Samsung Galaxy S22 and Samsung Galaxy S22+, which are accompanied by the slightly more brutal -and bigger – Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra – and several Samsung Galaxy S8 Tab tablets.

The Samsung Galaxy S22 and Samsung Galaxy S22+ carry on the design of last year and take up the concept of high-end compact mobiles, in particular the Galaxy S22 with its 6.1 screen. Either way, Samsung is launching its new Exynos 2200 with AMD GPU.

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Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ specs

Galaxy S22

Galaxy S22+

Screen

6.1″ AMOLED
FullHD+
120Hz
240Hz Touch

6.6″ AMOLED
FullHD+
120Hz
240Hz Touch

Dimensions and weight

146×70.6×7.6mm
168g

157.4 x 75.8 x 7.6mm
196g

Processor

Exynos 2200

Exynos 2200

RAM

8 GB

8 GB

Storage

128/256 GB

128/256 GB

Front camera

10MP f/2.2

10MP f/2.2

Rear camera

50MP f/1.8
12MP f/2.2 UGA
12MP f/2.4 3x telephoto lens

50MP f/1.8
12MP f/2.2 UGA
12MP f/2.4 3x telephoto lens

Drums

3700mAh
25W fast charge
15W wireless charging

4500mAh
45W fast charge
15W wireless charging

Operating system

android 12
OneUI 4.1

android 12
OneUI 4.1

connectivity

5G
WiFi 6
Bluetooth 5.2
NFC

5G
WiFi 6E
Bluetooth 5.2
NFC
ULB

Others

ultrasonic fingerprint reader
IP68
stereo speakers
Samsung DeX

ultrasonic fingerprint reader
IP68
stereo speakers
Samsung DeX

Price

From 859 euros

€1,059

Samsung Galaxy S22 5G+ Charger – Unlocked Cell Phone, 128GB, Android Smartphone, Phantom Black Color (Spanish Version)

Samsung Galaxy S22+ 5G + Charger – Unlocked Cell Phone, 128 GB, Android Smartphone, Phantom Black Color (Spanish Version)

Long live compact mobiles

Compact Android phones are pretty hard to come by, and if we want them to be equally powerful, the options are even fewer. Samsung seems to have figured out the problem and the Samsung Galaxy S21 is quite small by today’s standards. Part of a 6.1-inch diagonal screen -even smaller than last year- and with dimensions of 146 x 70.6 millimeters. The thickness is also thin: 7.6 millimeters.

Speaking of screens, beyond the differences in size (in the Galaxy S22+ the diagonal is 6.6 inches), the characteristics are the same. AMOLED panels with Full HD + resolution and refresh rate up to 120 Hz, with a touch response speed of 240 Hz and with the ultrasonic fingerprint reader under its surface. Anyone who wants QHD resolution should opt for the Ultra model.

Galaxy S22

The Samsung Galaxy S22+ has a more standardized size, starting with a 6.6-inch display, although the company’s compaction work makes the dimensions moderate. In this case, the terminal measures 157.4 x 75.8 millimeters and the same thickness, 7.6 millimeters.

As for the design, Samsung has recycled a good part of the design of the Galaxy S21, although with the camera module adopting the same color as the back, as we saw in the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE.

Three cameras and 3x zoom

In the field of photography, the Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ incorporate exactly the same weapons. In front, a 10-megapixel front camera punch-hole in the center of the screen, and behind a triple camera with a 50-megapixel main sensor.

The 50 + 12 + 12 megapixel triple camera of the Galaxy S22 could technically be considered a “regression” compared to the previous generation -which was 64 + 12 + 12 MP- but the truth is that Samsung has made some readjustments in this regard . On this occasion, the telephoto sensor is not the one with the highest resolution, but one of the 12 MP, still offering 3x zoom. The main sensor is 50 megapixels.

The latest Exynos and faster charging

Galaxy S22+

Another thing that the two Galaxy S22s have in common is the processor and the versions: Exynos 2200 and versions of 8+128 and 8+256 for both, without distinction. Where there are some differences is in battery capacity and fast charging.

The Samsung Galaxy S22 has a 3700mAh battery and supports 25W fast charging, while the Galaxy S22+ has a 4500mAh battery and supports 45W charging. two cases, with 15W wireless charging. All this with IP68 certification, stereo speakers and Samsung DeX. Beware, if you want UWB, it’s only in the “Plus” model.

Versions and prices of the Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+

The Samsung Galaxy S22 and Samsung Galaxy S22+ will be available in two RAM and storage configurations and in four colors. They can be reserved from February 9 and will officially go on sale in Europe from March 11.

Samsung Galaxy S22 8+128 GB: 859 euros.

Samsung Galaxy S22 8+256 GB: 909 euros.

Samsung Galaxy S22 + 8 + 128 GB: 1,059 euros.

Samsung Galaxy S22 + 8 + 256 GB: 1,109 euros.