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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event updates: Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22 Ultra, Tab S8 series revealed

Samsung Galaxy S22 series launch LIVE updates: The Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy S22 Plus, and Galaxy S22 have launched today alongside the Tab S8 series.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Feb 09 2022, 21:33 IST
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Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra  (Samsung)
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra  (Samsung)

Samsung Galaxy S22 series launch LIVE updates: Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S22 series today. The biggest rival to the Apple iPhone 13 series is set to shake up the market with certain upgrades. The biggest news is expected to be the “Note-fication” of the Galaxy S22 Ultra, complete with its dedicated S Pen silo, as the leaks suggest. Samsung is also teasing big upgrades with relation to the night photography.

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09 Feb 2022, 21:32 IST

And that's a wrap

09 Feb 2022, 21:32 IST

4 years of OS updates

Samsung promises up to four generation of OS upgrades on the Galaxy S22 series.

09 Feb 2022, 21:31 IST

Recycling efforts

Repurposed fishing nets used for select parts of the Galaxy S22 series. Packaging box made of 100 percent recycled paper. No charger in the box.

09 Feb 2022, 21:24 IST

Price and availability

The Galaxy Tab S8 price begins at $699.99 while the Samsung Galaxy Tab S8+ carries a starting price of $899.99. The Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra price starts at $1,099.99. The Galaxy Tab S8 series will be up for pre-orders starting Wednesday, February 9. Sale will begin in the US, Europe, and South Korea from February 25.

09 Feb 2022, 21:20 IST

45W fast charging

The Galaxy Tab S8 series supports 45W fast charging

09 Feb 2022, 21:18 IST

Collaboration with Clip Studio Paint

Collaboration with Clip Studio Paint and Luma Fusion for letting creators use the S Pen to edit videos.

09 Feb 2022, 21:15 IST

Tab S8 Ultra has 120Hz refresh rate

The S Pen also gets reduced latency compared to the older Galaxy Tab S7 series

09 Feb 2022, 21:12 IST

Galaxy Tab S8

Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8 Plus, and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra

09 Feb 2022, 21:11 IST

Price and Availability

The Galaxy S22 Ultra will go on sale from February 25, starting at $1199.

09 Feb 2022, 21:06 IST

Pro mode present

Pro mode allows users to manually control every aspect of the Galaxy S22 Ultra's cameras. The Pro RAW format is back for experts to utilise.

09 Feb 2022, 21:04 IST

Nightography and other Night mode enhancements

Samsung has baked in several enhancements for improving the Night mode performance. All of them ensure brighter and clearer video quality even in challenging conditions.

09 Feb 2022, 21:01 IST

Cameras on the Galaxy S22 Ultra

The S22 Ultra also gets a 12MP ultra-wide angle camera with an f/2.2 aperture lens and a 10MP telephoto camera with an f/2.4 aperture lens and support for 3x optical zoom. The Galaxy S22 Ultra also comes with a 10MP telephoto camera with an f/4.9 aperture lens and 10x optical zoom. The phone supports Space Zoom with up to 100X magnification.

09 Feb 2022, 20:59 IST

Cameras on the Galaxy S22 Ultra

108MP sensor under the main camera, uses nonabinning to get 12MP shots with more details. 

09 Feb 2022, 20:56 IST

Improved heat dissipation system

The Galaxy S22 Ultra has an advanced cooling system with an improved heat dissipation system

09 Feb 2022, 20:55 IST

Processor details

4nm processor onboard the Galaxy S22 Ultra. Samsung does not reveal whether its Exynos or Snapdragon.

09 Feb 2022, 20:53 IST

Galaxy S22 Ultra display details unveiled

The Galaxy S22 Ultra brings with itself a massive 6.8-inch QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and 240Hz touch sampling rate. 

09 Feb 2022, 20:52 IST

Gorilla Glass Victus on front, back

Gorilla Glass Victus on both the front and back of the Galaxy S22 Ultra

09 Feb 2022, 20:52 IST

S Pen stylus uses AI

S Pen stylus uses AI to predict the next point where the stylus will go, thereby increasing response speeds.

09 Feb 2022, 20:51 IST

Galaxy S22 Ultra colours revealed

Burgundy, Green, White and Black are the colours the Galaxy S22 Ultra comes in.

09 Feb 2022, 20:47 IST

Google Duo gets SharePlay like feature

Users can now watch movies or videos while on a Google Duo call simultaneously. 

09 Feb 2022, 20:46 IST

Integration with Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok

Users can access special AI focus features on social media apps like Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok

09 Feb 2022, 20:45 IST

Full Camera specs

50MP main camera + 12MP ultra-wide camera + 10MP 3X telephoto cameras on the rear

09 Feb 2022, 20:44 IST

Galaxy S22, S22 Plus get new camera

50MP new main camera on the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22 Plus

09 Feb 2022, 20:39 IST

Samsung teases Galaxy S22 Ultra

The S22 Ultra has the best Samsung camera and powerful tools for creative purposes, says Samsung.

09 Feb 2022, 20:35 IST

Recycling a bigger focus this year

Samsung says it will recycle ocean bound plastics for making its upcoming smartphones.

09 Feb 2022, 20:31 IST

The launch event begins

Samsung begins the Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event

09 Feb 2022, 20:27 IST

Galaxy Tab S8 series to also debut

Samsung is expected to launch the Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+ and Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra at today's Galaxy Unpacked event

09 Feb 2022, 19:56 IST

Samsung puts a “tiger in the city” to promote

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Samsung puts a Tiger on city billboards as part of the Galaxy Unpacked event promotions. (Samsung)
Samsung puts a Tiger on city billboards as part of the Galaxy Unpacked event promotions. (Samsung)

Samsung hints at an improved night videography for the S22 Ultra. 

09 Feb 2022, 19:39 IST

Indian variant could get Snapdragon power

Rumours have long suggested the Galaxy S22 series to rely on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip this year instead of the Exynos 2200.

09 Feb 2022, 19:36 IST

Event timing in India

The Galaxy Unpacked event will go live from 8:30 PM IST. You can catch it via Samsung's YouTube account and other social media channels.

09 Feb 2022, 19:32 IST

Exynos 2200 to be the star of the show

Samsung is likely to debut the Exynos 2200 chipset for the Galaxy S22 series. This year's Exynos chip is equipped with the Xclipse GPU based on the AMD RDNA 2 architecture. Samsung promises console quality graphics performance with this chip. 

09 Feb 2022, 19:25 IST

Three Galaxy S22 series models coming

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The Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22 Ultra renders in the latest bunch of leaks. (Evan Blass / GSMarena)
The Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22 Ultra renders in the latest bunch of leaks. (Evan Blass / GSMarena)

The Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22 Plus is joining the Galaxy S22 Ultra as Samsung's flagship for 2022. 

First Published Date: 09 Feb, 19:25 IST
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