Samsung Galaxy S22

The Samsung Galaxy S22 is the entry-level device in the Samsung S22 series of smartphones.

It offers a triple rear camera including a 10MP telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom and the ability to record video in 8K.

Four colour options are available from UK mobile networks selling the Samsung Galaxy S22, with a choice of 128GB or 256GB storage.


Samsung Galaxy S22
Screen size 6.1"
Display Dynamic AMOLED 2X
Pixel resolution 1080 x 2340 at 425 ppi
Dimensions Height: 5.75"
Width: 2.78"
Depth: 0.30"
Weight 167g
Chip Exynos 2200
Battery Li-Ion 3700mAh
Resistance IP68 for water and dust resistance
Operating system Android 12
Camera Rear: 50MP, 10MP, 12MP
Front: 10MP
Video recording 8K recording at 24 fps, 4K video recording at up to 60 fps, 1080p recording at up to 240 fps
Biometrics Fingerprint
Storage 128GB, 256GB
Colours Phantom Black, White, Pink Gold, Green, Graphite, Sky Blue, Violet, Cream
5G ready Yes


The Samsung Galaxy S22 features a triple rear camera featuring a 50MP 23mm wide lens (f/1.8), a 12MP 13mm ultrawide lens (f/2.2) and a 10MP 70mm telephoto lens (f/2.4) with 3x optical zoom.

Both the telephoto and wide lenses come with optical image stabilisation (OIS), while the telephoto offers phase detection auto focus (PDAF) and the wide lens goes a step further with Dual Pixel PDAF. These are designed to improve the stability and focus of photographs. The ultrawide lens comes with Super Steady video technology.

There is a single 10MP 26mm wide lens on the front of the Samsung Galaxy S22 with an aperture of f/2/2. This lens also has Dual Pixel PDAF.

Video recording on the Samsung Galaxy S22 can be in up to 8K, with the highest resolution supported at 24 fps. 4K recording is supported at 30/60 fps, 1080p recording at 30/60/240 fps and 720p at 960fps. The Samsung Galaxy S22 also supports HDR10+.


With a screen size of 6.1-inches, the Samsung Galaxy S22 is the smallest device in the S22 series and comes with a Dynamic AMOLED 2X display. The brightness on this display is enhanced by Samsung's Vision Booster technology which aims to increase the visibility of the screen without compromising on the quality of the picture.

The Samsung Galaxy S22 comes with a 120Hz refresh rate that enables the screen to refresh 120 times per second to further improve brightness and usability. This refresh rate is adaptive to help preserve battery life.


Two storage options are available on the Samsung Galaxy S22: 128GB and 256GB.

There is no expandable storage on the Samsung Galaxy S22, so users are limited to a maximum of 256GB on the handset itself. However, cloud storage can be used to expand the storage off the device.


The Samsung Galaxy S22 is almost identical to the S21 in design, with a contour cut camera featuring vertically stacked lenses. The major design difference on the camera unit is the fact that the colour matches the rest of the handset, whereas the previous model differed.

Samsung have used an aluminium frame with front and rear Gorilla Glass Victus+ for protection on the Samsung Galaxy S22.

Four colour options are available for customers shopping via networks: Phantom Black, Phantom White, green and pink gold. Other options are available via the manufacturer.


What's in the Samsung Galaxy S22 box?

The Samsung Galaxy S22 handset comes with SIM ejector tool and USB-C cable in the box, although customers will need to purchase a charging block.

How many Android OS updates do you get with the Samsung Galaxy S22?

Samsung say Galaxy S22 customers will receive four major Android OS updates along with five years of security updates.

What chip does the Samsung Galaxy S22 have in the UK?

The Samsung Galaxy S22 comes with the Exynos 2200 chipset along with other countries in Europe. Some markets like North America feature a Snapdragon chipset.

Does the Samsung Galaxy S22 support the S Pen?

No, the Samsung Galaxy S22 is not compatible with the S Pen and customers will need to choose the Ultra to get that functionality.