Leaker reveals key Samsung Galaxy S22 specs

Now that Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 handsets have had their official unveiling, all eyes are turning in direction of the corporate’s subsequent flagship. And proper on time, the properly revered leaker Ice Universe has given us a primary take a look at the anticipated specs of the Samsung Galaxy S22 through Weibo

Essentially the most fascinating factor right here is affirmation of an earlier hearsay that Samsung could be downsizing its handsets this time round, with the S22 on account of are available in at 6.06-inches, the S22 Plus at 6.55-inches and the S22 Extremely at 6.81-inches. For comparability’s sake, the present Galaxy S21 household is 6.2-inches, 6.7-inches and 6.8-inches, so it’s incremental, however possible noticeable within the hand.

Irrespective of how a lot you yearn for a smaller telephone, that does have a knock-on impact to battery life, after all, with each the S22 and S22 Plus reportedly seeing a discount of their capability from their current-generation equivalents. The S22 will drop to 3800mAh (down from 4000mAh), whereas the S22 Plus will fall to 4000mAh (from 4800mAh). The Extremely model, with a barely modified kind issue, will subsequently keep at 5000mAh. 

Regardless of the discount in dimension, Ice Universe says that the telephones can have a “modified model of S21 design”, so we’re not anticipating a dramatic change, and all will keep 120Hz refresh charges. As with the present technology, solely the Extremely mannequin will profit from a LTPO (low-temperature polycrystalline oxide) panel, which is required for a dynamically altering refresh price.

As with the earlier two generations of Galaxy S handsets, the principle dividing line between the Extremely and common handsets is within the digicam division. Ice Universe says that whereas the S22 Extremely can have a 108MP essential digicam, 12MP ultra-wide angle lens, 12MP 3x optical zoom sensor and 12MP 10x periscope digicam, the opposite variations of the telephone should make do with simply the triple-camera array. You may apparently count on a 50MP 1/1.55-inch essential sensor, 12MP 3x optical zoom and 12MP ultrawide lens.

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To high up these rumours from Ice Universe, one other trusted leaker – FrontTron – has additionally urged that whereas the S22 will debut the brand new Exynos 2200 with AMD’s GPU in sure markets, low yields imply that this can be supplemented by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 for different areas. 

It will likely be fascinating to see how the 2 benchmark in opposition to one another: if there’s a dramatic distinction, then prospects might really feel they’re being quick modified in some elements of the world.