Samsung has launched the Galaxy S22 Ultra in their Galaxy Unpacked 2022 Event. It is the first S-Series smartphone to feature an S Pen built into the phone’s body.
The device comes with a 4nm-based processor, 108MP Quad Rear Camera Setup, In-Display Fingerprint Scanner, and 5000 mAh Battery with Wired & Wireless Fast Charging Support.
Let’s see the full features, specifications, price, and availability of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.
Price and Availability
The device comes in four different variants – 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage, 12GB RAM + 256GB Storage, 12GB RAM + 512GB Storage, and 12GB RAM + 1TB Storage. It comes in four color options – Phantom Black, Phantom White, Green, and Burgundy.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Specifications
This smartphone features a 6.8-inch Edge QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display with a screen resolution of 3088 x 1440 pixels, 120Hz Refresh Rate, and 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate. The display further has HDR10+ Support, 1750 nits Peak Brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Plus Protection on the top.
The display of the device is also equipped with updated Wacom technology in order to support the improvements to S Pen functionality including reduced latency.
The S22 Ultra is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Processor coupled with Adreno 730 GPU. It comes with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1TB of UFS 3.1 Internal Storage.
The handset features a 108MP Quad Rear Camera Setup which consists of a 108MP 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, a 10MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture that has OIS, and a 10MP periscope telephoto lens with f/4.9 aperture that also has OIS.
There is a 40MP Selfie Camera lens with f/2.2 aperture in the punch-hole design display. The rear camera record up to 8K videos at 24fps while the rear camera can record up to 4K videos at 60fps.
The camera supports Space Zoom, like its predecessor, with 10x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom with AI Super Resolution technology.
- 6.8-inch Edge QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
- 120Hz Refresh Rate, 240Hz Touch Sampling Rate
- Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Processor
- 108MP Quad Rear Camera
- 40MP Selfie Camera
- 5000 mAh Battery
- 45W Wired, 15W Wireless Fast Charging
- In-Display Fingerprint Scanner
- IP68 Water Resistant Rating
- OneUI 4.1 Based on Android 12
Connectivity options on the handset include 5G, 4G LTE, UWB (Ultra-wideband) radar, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, and a USB Type-C port for charging. The device 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, hall, and a proximity sensor. There is an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor to unlock the device using fingerprints.
The device also has Dual Stereo Speakers with AKG tuning and also has an IP68 rating which is enough to protect the device from dust, sand, dirt, and water-resistant to submersion up to a maximum depth of 1.5 meters underwater for up to thirty minutes.
The Galaxy S22 Ultra packs a 5000 mAh Battery with 45W Wired, 15W Wireless fast charging, and 4.5W reverse wireless charging. The device carries a weight of 229 grams and measures 163.3 x 77.9 x 8.9 mm (height, width, and depth respectively). The device runs on Android 12-based OneUI 4.1 skin out of the box.
Samsung has also promised to provide 4 years of OS updates and 5 years of security patch updates that ensure the most up-to-date and more secure Galaxy experience.
Pros and Cons
|AMOLED Display with Better Visibility||No 10-bit color depth (Only 8-bit panel)|
|Built-in S Pen||No 3.5 mm Headphone Jack|
|108MP OIS Quad Camera||Only 45W Charging Support|
|Good Selfie Camera with 40MP||No 16GB RAM (S21 Ultra has 16 RAM option)|
|IP68 Water Resistant Rating||No Charger inside the box|
|Android 12 with OneUI 4.1||Bit Pricey|
|Great Performance||No Storage Expansion|
|Stereo Speakers||Bloatware in UI|
Some FAQs of Galaxy S22 Ultra
No, the S22 Ultra does not have a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack to plug your earphones or headphones.
The device features an Snapdragon 8 Gen1 Processor for US, Indian, and Chinese market while it features Exynos 2200 Processor for International market.
No, the device does not have an dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion as it already comes with base model of 128GB Storage.
Yes, the S22 Ultra has an Ultrasonic In-Display Fingerprint Scanner to unlock the device using fingerprints.
No, Samsung has not provided any fast charger inside the box of the device. Hence, you need to buy it separately to charge your device.