Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S22 Plus in its Galaxy Unpacked 2022 Event along with Samsung Galaxy 22 and S22 Ultra. The device comes as the successor to the Galaxy S21 Plus which was launched previously.
However, the device has 50MP Triple Rear Camera and 4500 mAh Battery while its predecessor Galaxy S21 Plus has 64MP Triple Rear Camera Setup and 4800 mAh Battery.
Let’s see the full features, specifications, price, and availability of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus.
Price and Availability
The device launched in two different variants – 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB Storage. It comes in four color options – Phantom Black, Phantom White, Green, and Pink Gold.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus Specifications
This smartphone features a 6.6-inches FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels, 120Hz Refresh Rate, and 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate. The display further has HDR10+ Support, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 1750 nits Peak Brightness.
Further, both the front and back side of the device is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Plus Protection while it has aluminium frames. The device also comes with Eye Comfort Shield for blue light control.
Under the hood, the S22 Plus is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Processor coupled with Adreno 730 GPU. However, in the European market, the device features an octa-core Exynos 2200 Processor coupled with Xclipse 920 GPU. It comes with 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 Storage.
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus features a 50MP Triple Rear Camera setup that consists of a 50MP primary lens with f/1.8 aperture that has OIS, a 12MP ultra-wide lens with f/2.2 aperture that has 120-degree field-of-view, and a 10MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture that has OIS and has 3x optical zoom.
There is a 10MP Selfie Camera lens with f/2.2 aperture in the punch-hole design display. The rear camera of the device can record up to 8K videos at 24fps (frames per second) while the front camera can record up to 4K videos at 60fps.
- 6.6-inches FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
- 120Hz Refresh Rate, 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate
- Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Plus Protection
- Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Processor
- 50MP Triple Rear Camera
- 10MP Selfie Camera
- 4500 mAh Battery
- 45W Wired, 15W Wireless Charging
- In-Display Fingerprint Scanner
- IP68 Water Resistant Rating
- Dual Stereo Speakers
- OneUI 4.1 Based on Android 11
Connectivity options on handset include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, GPS, Glonass, BDS, Galileo, Bluetooth v5.2, and a USB Type-C port for charging. It does not have a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack while it supports NFC (Near Field Communication) Technology.
Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, geomagnetic, gyroscope, compass, and proximity sensor. The device also has an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor to unlock the smartphone using fingerprints.
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus has Dual Stereo Speakers that gives immersive sound experience and also has an IP68 water-resistant rating that protects the phone from dust, sand, and submersion up to a maximum depth of 1.5 meters underwater for up to 30 minutes.
The device packs a 4500 mAh Battery with 45W Wired, 15W Wireless Charging, and also has 4.5W Reverse Wireless Charging support. It carries a weight of 196 grams and measures 157.4 x 75.8 x 7.6 mm (height, width, and depth respectively).
The Galaxy S22 Plus runs on Android 12-based OneUI 4.1 on the top out of the box. Samsung has also promised to provide 4 years of Android updates and 5 years of security patch updates.
Pros and Cons
|AMOLED Display with Vision Booster Technology||No 10-bit panel|
|50MP OIS Triple Rear Camera||No 3.5 mm Headphone Jack|
|Better Performance with Snapdragon Processor||Only 45W Wired Charging|
|IP68 Water Resistant Rating||Only 4500 mAh Battery (while its predecessor Galaxy S21+ has 4800 mAh )|
|Dual Stereo Speakers||No Charger inside the box|
|Latest Android 12 with OneUI 4.1 skin||Bit Expensive|
|Gorilla Glass Victus+ Protection on both sides||Only has 10MP Selfie Camera|
|Bloatware in the UI|
|No Storage Expansion|
|Exynos Processor for European Market|
Some FAQs of Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus
No, the device does not have a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack to plug your earphones or headphones.
Samsung has included the Exynos 2200 SoC for the European smartphone market while it provided a Snapdragon 8 Gen1 SoC for the rest of the countries.
No, the device does not have a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion. However, the base model of the device starts from 128GB Storage.
No, Samsung has not provided any fast charger inside the box of the device. However, the device supports 45W Wired and 15W Wireless Fast Charging support. So, you need to purchase it separately to charge the device.
Yes, the device has IP68 certification which is enough to withstand being submerged in up to 1.5 meters of water for 30 minutes.
Yes, the Galaxy S22+ supports 15W Wireless fast charging and 4.5W reverse wireless charging support.
Yes, the smartphone has an Ultrasonic In-Display Fingerprint Scanner to unlock the handset using fingerprints.
The device features a 4,500 mAh Battery which is low compared to its predecessor S21 Plus.
No, the S22 Plus does not comes with the S Pen built into the device’s body. Only the Ultra model of S22 Series has built-in S Pen.