Samsung Galaxy S22 launch, pre-order dates revealed

Samsung Galaxy S22 is tipped to launch in February 2022.
By HT TECH
| Updated on Nov 07 2021, 06:00 PM IST
Samsung will debut its much-awaited Galaxy S21 FE (or Fan Edition) smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021 that will be held in Las Vegas between January 5, 2022, and January 8, 2022.
Samsung will debut its much-awaited Galaxy S21 FE (or Fan Edition) smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021 that will be held in Las Vegas between January 5, 2022, and January 8, 2022. (AFP)

Samsung’s next-generation flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra has been in the news for quite some time. While some have given us a glimpse of its expected specifications, others have talked about its design. Now, a new report has divulged details pertaining to the launch date of the upcoming Galaxy S22 smartphone.

Noted tipster Jon Prosser has revealed the launch date and the pre-order dates of the Galaxy S22 series smartphones. The tipster says that Samsung Galaxy S22 series will be up for pre-orders on February 8, 2022 and that it will launch at the Galaxy Unpacked event on February 18, 2022. At this point unclear if Samsung will host an in-person event or host it online like the one wherein it launched the Galaxy S21 series to launch its Galaxy S22 series smartphones.

Samsung typically launches its Galaxy S-series smartphones in the first quarter of the year. It launched the Galaxy S20 series in mid-February while for Galaxy S21 series that was launched this year, the Korean electronics giant opted for a January launch. Now, word is that the Galaxy S21 series successor will arrive in February 2022. This is line with the launch time for the Galaxy S-series that we have witnessed over the years.

Beyond the launch date, reports have hinted towards the specifications of the Galaxy S22 Ultra smartphone, which will be the top model in the Galaxy S22 series. Word is that the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is expected to sport a 6.8-inch QHD+ AMOLED display with a screen refresh rate of 120Hz. It is tipped to be powered by Samsung’s Exynos 2200 SoC in some markets and Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 SoC in others. On the camera front, the Galaxy S22 Ultra is likely to feature a quad-rear camera setup, which includes a 108MP primary sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide sensor, a 10MP 3X telephoto shooter, and a 10MP 10X telephoto lens. On the front, it is likely to include a 40MP selfie camera. It could be backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 45-watt charging technology.

Separately, reports have hinted that Samsung will debut its much-awaited Galaxy S21 FE (or Fan Edition) smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021 that will be held in Las Vegas between January 5, 2022, and January 8, 2022.

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First Published Date: 07 Nov, 06:00 PM IST
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