Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2022 – the launch event where we could see the debut of the Galaxy S22 series – will take place on February 9, according to some hints the company has provided online. The South Korean giant confirmed last week that it is continuing the trend it set a few years ago and is hosting its next Galaxy Unpacked event in February. However, Samsung has not disclosed the exact launch date. In addition to the references on the date of February 9, the price of the Samsung Galaxy S22 series in Europe has appeared online. The specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra have surfaced online – again but with additional details.
Samsung Galaxy S22 series launch date (expected)
According to a user reported on Reddit, Samsung suggested the Galaxy Unpacked 2022 schedule through one of its ads that appeared on Instagram. The ad included a reservation link for the Galaxy Unpacked event. After completing the pre-order via the link, Samsung showed a pop-up message confirming that the launch will take place on February 9 at 10 a.m. ET (8.30 p.m. IST), the user said.
A screenshot has also been shared in the same Reddit thread to provide references on the alleged Galaxy Unpacked scheme.
A tipster on Twitter who also uses the username @TechInsiderBlog claimed that Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked 2022 website briefly suggested the schedule. The site in question reportedly contained calendar invites for Google, Outlook and Yahoo. The invite reveals that the event would begin on February 9 at 3:00 PM UTC (8:30 PM IST) — the same schedule that reportedly appeared on the post confirming registration for the Instagram ad’s event.
Some previous reports indicated that the Galaxy Unpacked would take place on February 8, while the February 9 date could be exclusive to a separate launch in China.
DailyExpertNews was unable to independently verify the reported claims about the Galaxy Unpacked 2022 dates. Also, Samsung has not yet announced the event schedule through its official channels.
Meanwhile, Roland Quandt from WinFuture.de has: tipped the European prices of the Samsung Galaxy S22 series.
Samsung Galaxy S22 series price (expected)
According to Quandt, the price of the Samsung Galaxy S22 starts at EUR 849 (about Rs. 71,700) for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. The phone is also said to have an 8GB + 256GB option available for EUR 899 (approximately Rs. 76,000). The Samsung Galaxy S22+, on the other hand, is tipped to have the 8GB + 128GB model for EUR 1,049 (approximately Rs. 88,600) and the 8GB + 256GB variant for EUR 1,099 (approximately Rs. 92,600). However, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is said to be available in the 8GB+128GB model for EUR 1,249 (approximately Rs. 1,05,500), 12GB + 256GB for EUR 1,349 (approximately Rs. 1,14,000), and the top-end or on-the-line 12GB + 512GB variant for EUR 1,499 (approximately Rs. 1,22,400).
Separately, a tipster on Weibo has shared an infographic that indicates the specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. The new flagship is tipped with features like up to 512GB of onboard storage and 120Hz Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with up to 1500 nits of peak brightness.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra specifications (expected)
The infographic shared by the tipster suggests that the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra would come in a base version with 12 GB RAM + 128 GB storage, in addition to the 12 GB + 256 GB and 16 GB + 512 GB options. The phone would also run Android 12 with One UI 4.1 on top and a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2x display with HDR10+ support and a refresh rate of up to 120Hz. The phone also appears to have Exynos 2200 in some markets and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in others.
Furthermore, the infographic reveals that there would be a quad-camera on the rear, with a 108-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 wide-angle lens, 10-megapixel telephoto shooter, 10-megapixel sensor with an f/4.9 periscope lens, and a 12-megapixel sensor. megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide angle lens.
Samsung also seems to have provided a 40 megapixel selfie camera sensor on the front of the Galaxy S22 Ultra, with an f/2.2 lens.
The infographic suggests that the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra would have a 5,000mAh battery with support for 45W fast charging. Additionally, an S Pen has appeared alongside the phone and is said to have 2.8 milliseconds of latency.