After weeks of leaks and rumours, Samsung has finally launched the Galaxy F22 in India. The phone is a budget segment device, which has been made available for purchase through Flipkart and Samsung online store. The device offers an interesting spec sheet, and is powered by the MediaTek Helio G80 SoC. Apart from this, its main features are a quad rear camera setup with a 48-megapixel main sensor.
The phone also offers a big battery, and a fast display to help it compete against other phones in the segment. It offers an interesting design, with a water drop-style notch at the front, and a square-shaped camera module at the back.
Samsung Galaxy F22: Display
Galaxy F22 comes with a display that offers 90Hz refresh rate. This panel is 6.4-inches in size and offers support for HD+ resolution. It is a Super AMOLED Infinity-U screen and is built for consuming multimedia content. The display also offers a High Brightness Mode with 600 nits of brightness. This, Samsung claims, helps it offer an immersive viewing experience even in bright sunlight. The display is covered using a sheet of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 that prevents it from picking up scratches.
Samsung Galaxy F22: Specifications, software and features
Galaxy F22 offers a big 6000mAh battery which offers support for up to 25W fast charging. However, the phone only comes witn a 15W USB-C fast charger in the box. The battery pack on the device promises 130 hours of music playback, 40 hours of talk time, 25 hours of video playback and 24 hours of internet usage time.
Keeping the phone ticking along is an octa-core Mediatek Helio G80 processor which the company claims offers optimised performance, smooth multitasking and reduced power consumption while browsing and using multiple apps. Galaxy F22 supports Android 11 and One UI 3.1 out of the box. The smartphone also supports Samsung Pay Mini. Galaxy F22 also features Dolby Atmos support and offers excellent audio and cinematic viewing experience.
Samsung Galaxy F22: Cameras
Galaxy F22 offers a 48MP Quad Camera set-up for capturing moments on the go. On the rear, Galaxy F22 comes with a 48MP main camera with ISOCELL Plus technology and GM2 sensor. This has been paired with an 8MP ultra-wide lens with a 123-degree field of view. There’s also a 2MP macro lens for taking detailed close-up shots. Completing the list is a 2MP depth camera with Live focus to take portrait shots. Galaxy F22 comes with 13MP front camera to take selfies. Galaxy F22 also comes with a slew of camera modes like Hyperlapse, Slow motion, Food Mode, Pro mode and AR zone.
Samsung Galaxy F22: Price and availability
The Samsung Galaxy F22 is launching in two memory variants. These are 4GB+64GB and 6GB+128GB priced at Rs 12,499 and Rs 14,499 respectively. The Galaxy F22 has been launched in two colours – Denim Blue and Denim Black. Samsung has announced that the Galaxy F22 will be available on Samsung Online Store, Flipkart.com and select retail stores starting July 13, 12 noon.