Samsung Galaxy S22 series pre-orders have started in India. The company is giving away a Galaxy SmartTag for free to customers who pre-order one of the new flagship phones. The Samsung Galaxy S22 series, comprising the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra, was launched at the Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event on Wednesday, February 9th. The new series comes as a successor to the Galaxy S21 lineup that debuted last year. Samsung’s new flagship phones come with 120Hz AMOLED screens and a glass back. In the series, the Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with an S Pen that is housed in the phone’s chassis – just like the Galaxy Note series.
Samsung Galaxy S22 series pre-booking details in India
Samsung Galaxy S22 series pre-orders are to live on the Samsung India website. The company is taking Rs. 1,999 as a refundable starting price to pre-book the flagship phones. Once pre-booked, customers will receive a pre-booking VIP pass via email that can be used to purchase Galaxy S22 models upon availability in the country.
The pre-booking window is active until February 21. Customers who pre-book the phones are eligible to receive a Galaxy SmartTag worth Rs. 2,699.
Customers who have pre-booked the Galaxy S22 series must use their pre-booking VIP pass by March 10th.
“The coupon if not used by 23:59 hours on 10th March 22nd, will be automatically canceled and refunded the pre-booking VIP pass in the amount of Rs. 1999 will be generated in your originating account where you made the payment,” Samsung noted in the FAQ section of its pre-booking page.
The company also provided the option to cancel the pre-booking VIP pass and receive a 100% refund of the amount paid during the pre-booking.
Samsung has yet to reveal the availability and pricing of the Galaxy S22 series in India. However, the new phones will launch in select markets from February 25th.
Price Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra
The price of the Samsung Galaxy S22 starts at US$799 (approximately Rs. 59,900), while the Samsung Galaxy S22+ starts at US$999 (approximately Rs. 74,900) and the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra starts at US$1,199 (approximately Rs. 74,900). Rs. 89,900).
The Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+ will be available in 8GB+128GB and 8GB+256GB storage configurations. However, the Galaxy S22 Ultra will ship in 8GB + 128GB, 12GB + 256GB, 12GB + 512GB and 12GB RAM + 1TB storage options.
Samsung Galaxy S22 series specifications
The Samsung Galaxy S22 series comes with Android 12 with One UI 4.1 on top. The whole family is also powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC in global markets, Qualcomm announced after launch. Speaking of differences, the Samsung Galaxy S22 has a 6.1-inch full-HD+ 2X dynamic AMOLED display, while the Galaxy S22+ carries a 6.6-inch 2X dynamic full-HD+ AMOLED display. The Galaxy S22 Ultra, on the other hand, comes with a 6.8-inch Edge QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display that has curved side edges.
Both the Samsung Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+ come with triple rear cameras consisting of a 50-megapixel primary sensor, plus a 12-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and a 10-megapixel telephoto sensor. However, the Galaxy S22 Ultra offers a quad rear camera setup that includes a 108-megapixel primary sensor, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, a telephoto sensor with support for 10-megapixel 3x optical zoom, and a 10-megapixel 3x optical zoom sensor. 10 megapixel with telephoto lens that offers 10x optical zoom.
The Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+ come with 10-megapixel selfie camera sensors on the front, while the Galaxy S22 Ultra offers a 40-megapixel selfie camera.
Samsung has packed the Galaxy S22 with a 3,700mAh battery, while the Galaxy S22+ has a 4,500mAh battery. The Galaxy S22 Ultra includes a 5,000mAh battery. All three models have IP68 construction.