Samsung has silently launched a new Galaxy A series smartphone Samsung Galaxy A22 5G today that comes with mid-range specifications with an LCD display instead of an AMOLED display. The display comes with a 90Hz refresh rate with Full HD+ support. It has a Mediatek processor from the Dimensity series. It is priced at Rs. 19,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB inbuilt storage option and Rs. 21,999 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB inbuilt storage variant and will be available via various retail outlets across the country and through Samsung online store and other online retailers as well. It will be available in Gray, Mint and Violet colour options. According to the Samsung press release, HDFC debit and credit card customers can avail of a cashback of INR 1500 on the purchase of Galaxy A22 5G subject to terms and conditions.
During the device launch, Aditya Babbar, Senior Director and Head, Mobile Marketing, Samsung India said, “With Galaxy A22 5G, Samsung reaffirms the Galaxy A philosophy of making innovation accessible to all. Galaxy A22 5G is the first 5G-ready Galaxy A Series smartphone and is now the most affordable smartphone in our vast portfolio of 5G devices. Galaxy A22 5G has been designed keeping in mind evolving consumer needs and comes with segment-leading features like a smooth 90Hz display, versatile camera and a fast and efficient processor. It is a perfect choice for customers who want their device to be future-ready with its 11 bands’ support and promise of two-year OS upgrades.”
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G features a 6.6-inch Full HD+ Infinity-V LCD screen with a 90Hz refresh rate and 2400×1080 pixels resolution. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 700 7nm processor (Dual 2.2GHz Cortex-A76 + Hexa 2GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs) with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU. It supports 6GB / 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB (UFS 2.1) inbuilt storage capacity that is further expandable up to 1TB storage with the help of a microSD card slot. It supports Dual SIMs (nano + nano + microSD) and runs on the Android 11 OS-based OneUI Core 3.1.
It has a triple rear camera with a 48-megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. This device also has an 8-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture. It has a 5000mAh (typical) battery with 15W fast charging support and connectivity options available are 5G SA/ NSA (N1, N3, N5, N7, N8, N20, N28, N38, N40, N41, N78, N79), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C and 3.5mm audio jack. it also has Dolby Atmos support and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. It measures 167.2 x 76.4 x 9mm and weighs 203 grams.