Galaxy S22 rumors: Samsung’s new flagship could come in green and dark red

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    We should still have a number of extra months till Samsung’s new flagship, the Galaxy S22, makes an look. But, since now we have a while till the telephone’s anticipated debut, the rumor mill continues to show. The newest gossip comes from Dutch weblog Galaxy Club which says the Galaxy S22 might be out there in a darkish crimson and inexperienced shade choice much like the Phantom Green of the Galaxy Z Fold 3. Samsung’s August 2021 Unpacked occasion excited us with two new foldable telephones, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3, alongside the corporate’s newest smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch 4, and the Galaxy Buds 2. But we’re but to listen to when Samsung will take the wraps off the rumored Galaxy S22. This 12 months’s Galaxy S21 lineup was unveiled in January, which suggests we might see Samsung’s new flagship early subsequent 12 months. 

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    The Samsung Galaxy S21 impressed us with its strong all-round efficiency and higher stability of options and worth. The Galaxy S21 Ultra in the meantime blew us away with its unimaginable digital camera setup and its capability to take excellent zoomed-in photographs. But what concerning the follow-up collection? We’re curious to see what the Galaxy S22 will carry. 

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    Here, then, is what we predict we’d see from the Galaxy S22.  Galaxy S22 launch date: January 2022? Samsung sometimes launched its S-series telephones in March, nevertheless it bucked that development in 2021 by launching the S21 line in January. The firm sometimes follows a 12-month cycle of updating its handsets so we at present count on the S22 to be introduced in January 2022, probably at or across the CES tech present in Las Vegas.  However, it is also doable that Samsung would possibly wish to give the S21 line a bit extra respiration room and will return to a March launch schedule. With COVID-19 restrictions hopefully being a bit simpler by then, Samsung might intend to do an in-person launch occasion, which it usually does concurrently in cities throughout the globe.  Read extra: Samsung Galaxy S22 vs. Galaxy S21: Rumors about new flagship’s launch date and specsGalaxy S22 might have a smaller show and battery than its predecessorSamsung might provide barely smaller show sizes for the Galaxy S22 line. According to Twitter leaker Tron, the Galaxy S22 might have a 6.01-inch display screen, the Galaxy S22 Plus might have a 6.55-inch display screen and the Galaxy S22 Ultra might get a 6.81-inch display screen. For comparability, the Galaxy S21 lineup has 6.2-, 6.7- and 6.8-inch shows, respectively. Batteries may additionally be smaller within the Galaxy S22 lineup. Tron speculates that the S22 and S22 Plus could have 3,800- and 4,000-mAh batteries, respectively. The leaker says the Galaxy S22 Ultra will preserve its 5,000-mAh cell.The Galaxy S21.
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    Price: How a lot will the Galaxy S22 value?  Sales of the Galaxy S20 line did not impress and it is probably it had so much to do with the commonly excessive costs, coupled with widespread monetary uncertainty for many individuals because of the pandemic. The S21 supplied handsets at barely extra inexpensive costs by swapping glass again panels for toughened plastic. Here are all of the variations between the Galaxy S21 and S20. At launch, the bottom S20 got here in at $1,000 within the US, whereas the bottom S21 undercut that at $800. While we do not count on Samsung to try to make the S22 line cheaper, we do assume it is a protected wager that the corporate will try to match the approximate worth of the S21, slightly than improve it again to S20 ranges. Multiple Galaxy S22 fashions: Plus and Ultra It’s a positive wager too that Samsung will provide a number of variations of the S22 line to supply various specs at quite a lot of costs. It’s probably that we’ll see a base S22, together with an upgraded S22 Plus and an S22 Ultra mannequin sitting proper on the prime quality with the perfect specs — and the very best worth to match. (Here’s how the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra variants in contrast.) It’s a recipe Samsung has adopted for the previous couple of generations and it is clearly a method deemed to be working. For these on extra modest budgets, it is doable that the corporate will even do a extra inexpensive Galaxy S22 FE, though that will not launch with the vary — we’re not anticipating the S21 FE till later this 12 months. The Galaxy S20 FE (FE stands for Fan Edition) launched in October 2020, eight months after the flagship S20 lineup. The Fan Edition telephone made a number of good options and specs sacrifices to realize a extra budget-friendly worth. The Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra.
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    Galaxy S22 might assist 65W charging Samsung might be upgrading the S22 lineup with 65-watt charging assist, in keeping with leaker EntranceTron. The tipster posted to Twitter in July that 65-watt quick charging is within the testing part for Rainbow RGB, a rumored code title for the S22 collection. If this hypothesis proves true, the S22 would provide considerably quicker charging occasions than the Galaxy S21 and Galaxy Note 20 lineup, which each have 25-watt charging.  Galaxy S22 processor, Android model and show Samsung tends to make use of each Qualcomm Snapdragon chips and its personal Exynos processors in its S collection telephones — relying on area — and we totally count on it’s going to do the identical once more within the S22 line. But it is protected to imagine that what’s used would be the subsequent era of each chips, probably the Snapdragon 895 (which is predicted to launch in December this 12 months) and the Exynos 2200. In 2019 Samsung partnered with graphics chip firm AMD for higher cell graphics energy, however up to now we have not seen any Samsung telephone outfitted with devoted AMD {hardware}. It’s doable that the S22 (or extra probably, the S22 Ultra) might be the primary AMD telephone, boasting superior graphics efficiency for gaming.  The Galaxy S21 Ultra.
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    It’s additionally a protected wager that the S22 line will run Android 12 — introduced in June this 12 months at Google’s I/O occasion and at present in beta type — with Samsung’s personal consumer interface tweaks excessive, together with additions like Samsung Health, Samsung Pay and its Bixby digital assistant software program. Display measurement will nearly definitely differ relying on which mannequin you go for. With the S21 line, the bottom S21 was the smallest at 6.2 inches and the S21 Plus pushed issues to 6.7 inches, whereas the S21 Ultra ballooned farther out to 6.8 inches. Some early rumors counsel that Samsung will make the S22 and S22 Plus barely smaller — 6.05 inches and 6.5 inches, respectively. The identical rumors counsel the S21 Ultra will keep just about the identical measurement and, just like the S21 Ultra, would be the just one within the vary that can provide variable refresh charges as much as 120Hz. 
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    Galaxy S22 digital camera: 200-megapixel decision? Some rumors counsel it is the hero S22 Ultra that can see essentially the most thrilling digital camera upgrades this time spherical. That’s good to listen to, because the S21 Ultra’s digital camera is excellent, however wasn’t a giant improve over its predecessor.  Some earlier rumors counsel that it will be the primary Samsung telephone with a whopping 200-megapixel decision, based mostly on a teaser tweet from Samsung’s personal Exynos account displaying a 200-megapixel telephone digital camera. That can be a giant improve from the already pixel-packed 108-megapixel S21 Ultra and would theoretically permit for crisper zoomed-in photographs. However, famous Samsung leaker Ice Universe steered (by way of GSM Arena) that the telephone will retain its 108-megapixel sensor, with the principle digital camera specs being roughly much like the S21 Ultra.Ice Universe additionally speculated that Samsung might introduce a 50-megapixel RGBW and a 200-megapixel digital camera sensor this 12 months. Leaker Yogesh added to Ice Universe’s prediction to say the RGBW sensor might be featured on the Galaxy S22 collection as nicely.  Speaking of zoom although, the S22 Ultra can be rumored to get a steady optical zoom, slightly than merely having set 3x or 10x optical zoom lenses to change between. Currently, for those who zoom to, say, 7x zoom on the S21 Ultra that can use a mix of optical zoom and digital cropping, leading to photographs that look decrease in high quality than while you use the 10x optical lens. A steady zoom would permit for uncropped optical zoom all through the complete zoom vary.  Other rumors, nevertheless, counsel that the Galaxy S22 Ultra’s new digital camera specs is probably not all that thrilling. According to an August report from Galaxy Club, the Ultra mannequin of Samsung’s upcoming smartphone might home the identical digital camera {hardware} because the Galaxy S21 Ultra, with a 108-megapixel essential digital camera, 10-megapixel periscope, 10-megapixel telephoto and 12-megapixel ultrawide lens. The base S22 and S22 Plus fashions aren’t anticipated to get related digital camera boosts, so the query stays whether or not the S22 Ultra will stand out and justify spending the additional money. Expect to nonetheless see a number of lenses and a 50-megapixel essential sensor. The Galaxy S21.
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    Colors: Could the Galaxy S22 are available in darkish crimson and inexperienced?The Galaxy S22 might are available in a brand new inexperienced and darkish crimson shade choice. According to Galaxy Club, the Galaxy S22 and S22 Plus can be out there in 4 colours: white, black, rose gold and inexperienced. The new inexperienced choice is claimed to be much like the Phantom Green of the Galaxy Z Fold 3. The Galaxy S22 Ultra can be supplied in white, black and a brand new darkish crimson shade, the weblog says. Blog LetsGoDigital beforehand speculated that in Samsung’s August 2021 Unpacked occasion the corporate might have hinted at doable new shade choices for the upcoming Galaxy S22. At one level within the presentation (about 46 minutes in), when Samsung talks concerning the S Pen stylus’s compatibility with the Galaxy Z Fold 3, the phrases “SS22 colors” are written on the foldable telephone. The textual content appeared subsequent to a separate window displaying a lightweight inexperienced plaid pair of pants and a child pink blazer that pointed to the phrases “pistachio green” and “flamingo pink.” It’s doable we might see these new colours for the Galaxy S22, however we cannot know for positive till the telephone makes its debut. Galaxy S22’s further options Additional options like wi-fi charging, NFC for contactless funds, 5G connectivity and in-display fingerprint scanners are fairly protected bets for all of the S22 fashions. It’s additionally probably that Samsung will proceed to supply base storage choices of 128GB on all fashions, with upgrades as much as 256GB and even 500GB out there for individuals who need the additional house.  Don’t count on to develop that storage, although, because the S21 collection eliminated the choice so as to add microSD playing cards. That was an actual disappointment, significantly on the S21 Ultra, as its high-resolution photographs and 8K movies take up a whole lot of house. Fingers crossed for a return, however do not get your hopes up.

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