When the Samsung Galaxy S22+ (codenamed Uforum) was revealed, we knew that it would be an exciting phone. Not only because it was a new addition to the Galaxy S family, but also because of its 5G capabilities. Do you want to know what the Samsung Galaxy S22+ has to offer in terms of performance? Want to see if it’s worth buying and going through the process of setting up your own network?
The Samsung Galaxy S22+ is not just another one of Samsung’s smartphones. It has been designed from the ground up to be one of the key pillars of 5G network performance and performance management in the cell tower space. The combination of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 SoC with new core technologies like AI and ARCore makes this device a valuable asset in the operator’s arsenal when it comes to building 5G networks.
In this review, we will look at the Samsung Galaxy S22+ and its 5G capabilities. There has been lots of speculation on what a 5G phone would be like, with many predictions suggesting that it would take the form of a giant, albeit dumbphone-like handset. However, Samsung’s Galaxy S22+ is far from your standard “noisy neighbor” smartphone. The S22+ draws attention due to its excellent display quality coupled with some optimizations for 5G connectivity.
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An Overview of Samsung Galaxy S22+
There has been a lot of talk about the next generation of Wi-Fi, 5G. Will it be faster than your current internet? Will it result in less buffering? Will 5G finally fix that one weird app where the video stutters and the audio drops out? Those are all questions we should ask ourselves as consumers. However, what many don’t realize is that 4G LTE has done this before — in fact, it’s done better — and now 5G could do even more.
Samsung Galaxy S22+: Key points
The key features of the Samsung Galaxy S22+ are a stunning screen, strong build quality, a fast processor, and an excellent-quality camera. Samsung Galaxy S22+ is the perfect choice of smartphone for you if you are looking for a high-end flagship device that offers excellent performance. Galaxy S22 Ultra is what you need if you are looking for an S-pen stylus.
The smartphone uses an advanced Android operating system that offers a huge variety of customizations and personalizations. THE Android OS in Samsung Galaxy S22+ is Android 12-based One UI 4.1 OS. The host is Samsung and additionally, some of the applications might be pre-installed which can be uninstalled if needed. The thermal performance of the smartphone is not the best feature of the Samsung Galaxy S22+. In exposure to sunlight, the smartphone can get heated up. Hence, thermal performance is one feature where customer satisfaction is compromised.
Some areas of improvement of the Samsung Galaxy series for this model are mentioned here. The charging speed of the smartphone is relatively slower which can get annoying. The box of the smartphone has no charger. The charger needed for the smartphone is a type-C charger. Any type-C charger can be used for charging the smartphone. The sound obtained by dual stereo speakers is rich and loud. The smartphone has no headphone jack, hence wireless earphones are the option for audio devices. USB type-C dongles can be used alternatively.
Samsung Galaxy S22+: Pricing
There are two models that Samsung Galaxy S22+ comes in. The first model comes with storage of 8GB RAM and 128 GB. The price for this model is 1,042.73 USD (INR 84,999). Whereas, the second model offers storage of 256 GB and 8GB RAM. The price for this model of Samsung Galaxy S22+ is 1,091.81 USD (INR 88,999). The color options available for Samsung Galaxy S22+ are Green, White, and Black.
Samsung Galaxy S22+: Design
Samsung has a history of releasing beautiful and stylish designs. It seems that the Galaxy S22+ is no different. In the Galaxy S22+’s case, the design changes are subtle yet meaningful. The Galaxy S22+ design is unique yet feels premium to the touch and look of the device. One of the subtle changes in the Galaxy S22+ is the included polymer frame strengthens the design and protects the phone. The Samsung Galaxy S22+ is an amazing, beautiful device with a high-quality build and premium materials.
The Samsung Galaxy S22+ is a beautifully designed smartphone that has a strong build quality. The camera module at the back has a unique look and the design feels premium to the touch. The sides of the device are made of aluminum and the device has very small bezels at the front. The smartphone comes with an IR blaster and headphone jack along with a USB Type-C charging port and looks great in both Red and Black color variants.
Samsung Galaxy S22+: Display
For this model of the S22 series, Samsung has a 6.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED Display with a resolution of 1080×2340. It’s bright, color accurate, and has a high contrast ratio which makes the visuals top-notch. Colors show as accurate even under direct sunlight with Vision Booster enabled. It’s an adaptive display with an LTPO panel. When your finger touches the screen, it moves up to 120Hz for smoother scrolling but when you remove your finger, it automatically drops it to 60Hz and so on depending on which app is running on the screen at that time.
It’s an adaptive display with an LTPO panel. When your finger touches the screen, it moves up to 120Hz for smoother scrolling but when you remove your finger, it automatically drops it to 60Hz and so on depending on which app is running on the screen at that time.
Samsung Galaxy S22+: Camera
The rear end of the Samsung Galaxy S22+ contains a triple camera setup. As you would expect from a Samsung flagship, the main camera produces some solid pictures in all kinds of lighting conditions, with plenty of detail in both bright and dark areas of the scene. Nighttime pics aren’t that sharp, but nighttime shots have slightly higher sharpness. For night mode, it may take 3 to 4 seconds to take a picture. The S22+ does give you the option to switch to the full 50 MP resolution mode, but once again it’s not necessary for regular point-and-shoot photography. The images are sharp and contain all the details.
A 50 MP main camera is what you get instead of the 12MP one, and you get a proper 3X zoom lens instead of a regular 64MP camera, like other Galaxy models. You can take high-quality photos in all kinds of lighting conditions, such as bright or dark areas, or just everyday shots. Photos taken at night will not be as sharp as daytime photos because of the nighttime settings. Nighttime photos are sharper than before since it has the capability to change their settings to the next level. Overall, more megapixels on the camera means more sales and most people don’t know how cameras work anyway.
Samsung Galaxy S22+: Battery
Samsung Galaxy S22+ is a new mid-range smartphone by Samsung. It offers a very good battery life and features. The Galaxy S22+ packs a 4500mAh battery and it seems less as even budget smartphones offer up to 6000mAh batteries these days. The Samsung Galaxy S22+ packs a 4500mAh battery, which appears less at first glance due to its 4500 mAh capacity.
However, it will last an entire day even if your daily usage is moderate to heavy. Usage can include long hours of on-screen time due to watching content and playing games, calling, messaging, using social media browsing apps, listening to music, and so on. The smartphone supports 15W fast wireless charging as well as 45W wired fast charging. You also get reverse wireless charging support of up to 4.5W.
Samsung Galaxy S22+: Performance
When it comes to processors, Samsung Galaxy S22+ does not lag behind. The smartphone is provided with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset and storage of 8 GB RAM & 128 GB. The performance is commendable without any lagging no matter how many apps are running in the background.
So the smartphone will not lag, hang, or slow down, no matter how many apps are running in the background. But the camera takes a bit longer to load, a few seconds for loading. If you love gaming, Samsung Galaxy S22+ will not disappoint you. With its high refresh rate conferred by a high frame rate, this smartphone can make your gaming an immersive experience.
Wrapping It Up
When it comes to smartphones, there’s no bigger name than Samsung. They’ve been around long enough that they’re practically a household name. But not just in terms of their phones — there are a ton of other products for sale under Samsung’s logo (Samsung printers, Samsung televisions, etc.).
The Samsung Galaxy S22+ is a flagship device that takes advantage of the next-generation 5G network feature in order to deliver the best possible performance. We’ve spent some quality time with this device and can tell you how it stacks up against other devices on the market today.