The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is the flagship device in the Samsung Galaxy S22 range of devices and offers a large 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display.
With an S Pen included and able to be stored within the device, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra combines the best features of the S and Note ranges.
There is a quad-camera on the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra which includes telephoto and periscope telephoto lenses for quality zoom shots.
|Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra|
|Display||Dynamic AMOLED 2X|
|Pixel resolution||1440 x 3088 at 500 ppi|
|Resistance||IP68 for water and dust resistance|
|Operating system||Android 12|
|Camera||Rear: 108MP, 12MP, 10MP x 2
|Video recording||8K recording at 24 fps, 4K video recording at up to 60 fps, 1080p recording at up to 240 fps, 720p at 960 fps|
|Storage||128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB|
|Colours||Phantom Black, White, Burgundy, Green, Graphite, Red, Sky Blue|
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with a quad camera array featuring a 108MP main wide lens, a 10MP telephoto lens, a 10MP periscope telephoto lens and a 12MP ultrawide lens.
Dual pixel PDAF and OIS feature on the telephoto lenses for improved focus and shot stability, while the wide lens features PFAD, Laser AF and OIS. The ultrawide lens features dual pixel PDAF and Super Steady technology for video shooting.
On the front of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra there is a 40MP selfie camera featuring PDAF.
Video recording on the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is available in 8K at 24 fps, 4K at 30/60 fps, 1080p at 30/60/240 fps or 720p at 960 fps. HDR10+ is also supported. The selfie camera records in 4K at 30/60 fps or 1080p at 30 fps.
Samsung enhanced its camera technology for the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, offering improved optical image and digital image stabilisation compared to its predecessor. This offers an improved zoom photo experience.
The display on the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a maximum refresh rate of 120Hz. This adaptive refresh rate cycles from 1Hz to 120Hz depending on how the device is being used and to balance the needs of brightness and battery life.
Samsung have included the Vision Booster feature on the S22 Ultra, adjusting the brightness of the display automatically using AI.
A small drill hole at the top of the screen houses the selfie camera while there is an ultrasonic fingerprint reader under the display for unlocking the device.
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is available with storage up to 1TB, although most UK networks are only offering the 128GB, 256GB and 512GB versions.
As there is no external storage option on the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, customers should choose the amount of storage they need based on their personal requirements. People who shoot a lot of 4K video may need more device storage.
Unlike other devices in the S22 range, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra does not feature a contour cut camera and instead offers a sleek set of cameras on the back of the handset.
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra takes its lead from the Note series of devices and integrates storage for the S Pen into the handset itself.
With an aluminium frame and two Gorilla Glass Victus+ panels on the front and rear, Samsung say this is their most durable device yet. It is also rated at IP68 for dust and water resistance.
There are several colour options for the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Phantom Black, Phantom White, Burgundy, Green, Graphite, Red and Sky Blue. Not all colour options are available direct from mobile networks so bear that in mind when comparing Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra deals.
Yes, the S Pen is included in the price of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra and is housed within the device itself for convenience.
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is the most expensive device in the S22 range, but it combines features of a flagship smartphone with the features of the now-discontinued Note range of devices.
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with a 5,000 mAh battery. This is 500 mAh bigger than the battery on the S22+.
Now that the Galaxy Note series has been discontinued, the flagship Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra includes a stylus in the box and features a storage compartment within the device.