- Samsung has confirmed the launch of the Galaxy A22 5G
- It will be the cheapest 5G compatible smartphone by Samsung in the market
- The phone will soon be available for purchase in the UK
Samsung has announced its new 5G model to its Galaxy A series, Samsung Galaxy A22 5G. The upcoming phone is going to be the cheapest 5G compatible smartphone by the company, taking away the title from Galaxy A32 5G. Few weeks ago, the leakage of some high-quality 5K CAD renders of the device has spread rumors on its specs and features. This time most of the specifications have been confirmed along with its possible launch date and region.
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G Overview
Galaxy A22 5G comes with a 48MP triple rear camera and a water-drop notch front camera. The body design is functional and comfortable. It is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity processor for high performance. The battery capacity will be 5000mAh with fast charging technology. The device also integrates a modem for 5G support.
Design and Display
The body dimension of Galaxy A22 5G is 167.2 x 76.4 x 9.0mm and weighs 203 grams with a glass front and a plastic body. At the front panel, it sustains visible bezels. Rounded edges around the frame gives a comfortable grip. The fingerprint panel is side mounted and embedded on the power button itself and the back has a rounded square camera bump.
It features a 6.6-inches TFT LCD panel that gives the phone a bigger appearance in size. The screen has an FHD+ resolution of 720 x 1600-pixels with a 90Hz refresh rate. It has an aspect ratio of 20:9 and 274 ppi pixel density. You can find the color variations of Grey, Mint, White and Violet.
Performance and Storage
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700G chipset. It is based on an Octa-core processor with 2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 and 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. In contrast with the Mediatek chipset, Mali-G57 MC2 boosts the graphics unit. A dedicated 5G modem supports the 5G connectivity. It runs on Android 11 with One UI 3.1.
The available memory configuration for the base variant is 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. There will also be options for 6GB and 8GB RAM with 128GB storage. However, the available variant differs according to the region. Memory expansion is available via microSD slot.
Galaxy A22 5G exhibits a triple camera setup on the rear. The camera alignment forms a square with three cameras and an LED flash. It comprises a 48MP primary camera with an f/1.8, an 8MP ultra-wide camera with an f/2.2 and a 2MP macro sensor with an f/2.4.
The front section features an 8MP camera for selfie and face time, placed on an Infinity-V cutout. The camera features support panorama, HDR and video recording at 1080p @30fps. The rear camera setup also has autofocus.
Battery and Connectivity
It will have a Li-Po 5000mAh non-removable battery that supports 15W fast charging.
The connectivity line includes for Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, 5G, 4G, 3G, 2G, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0 and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It supports Dolby Atmos audio for high quality audio experience.
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G Specifications
|Dimension||167.2 x 76.4 x 9.0mm; 203g|
|Display||6.6 inches TFT LCD
720 x 1600 pixels Resolution
90Hz refresh rate
|Processor||MediaTek Dimensity 700G
|RAM||4GB / 6GB / 8GB|
|Internal Storage||64GB / 128GB (expandable)|
– 48MP primary camera (f/1.8)
– 8MP ultra-wide angle camera (f/2.2)
– 2MP macro sensor (f/2.4)
15W Fast Charging
|Sensors||Fingerprint scanner (side mounted)
Proximity, Accelerometer, Gyro
|Colors||Mint, Grey, White, Violet|
Samsung Galaxy A22 Price in Nepal and Availability
The price value of Samsung Galaxy A22 in the European market is estimated to be around £199 for 4GB + 64GB variant and will soon go sale. There is high probability of its release in Nepal as well and might come with the starting price of NPR. 30,000.
|Samsung Galaxy A22 5G||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (4GB + 64GB)||NRs. 30,000|