There is no denying that Samsung’s Galaxy A lineup is a massive hit. The A52 and A72 from the series were a massive hit worldwide. Now the brand has expanded the lineup with the Samsung Galaxy A22 5G and 4G model. We have already covered up the 4G model. And in this article we will go through Samsung Galaxy A22 5G specifications, features and expected price in Nepal along with the availability.
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G Overview
In recent times almost all the manufacturers have taken steps to make 5G smartphones cheaper. Samsung is no exception, which launched a Galaxy A22 5G, the cheapest 5G phone from the brand. Before the crown of cheapest 5G phone from the brand was Galaxy A32 5G. This new device brings MediaTek chipset, 48MP triple camera and a big battery.
Display and Design
The Galaxy A22 5G comes with a TFT panel with a diagonal of 6.6 inches. The infinity V notch LCD panel boasts Full HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. It is surrounded by thin bezels but the chin is comparatively thicker. Likewise, the phone has a 20:9 aspect ratio.
Moving on the smartphone features a polycarbonate build with rounded edges. On the rear there is a square-ish camera module which hosts a triple camera setup and a LED flash. The phone is available in fur finishes – Grey, Mint, White, and Violet.
Moreover, the phone measures 167.2 x 76.4 x 9 mm and weighs 203g.
Performance and Memory
Underneath, the handset is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. This octa-core chipset is based on 8nm fabrication with prime cores clocked at 2.2GHz frequency. The chipset pairs with Mali-G57 MC2 for handling graphics.
For 5G connectivity, the chipset comes with a dedicated modem that supports both 5G SA and NSA dual-mode network.
Further, the chipset teams with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. There are also options for 6GB and 8GB RAM which bundles with128GB of storage. The RAM is based on LPDDR4x and storage uses UFS 2.1 technology.
On the software front, the phone ships with a core version of One UI 3.1 based on Android 11.
In terms of optics, the triple camera setup on its rear is highlighted by a 48MP f/1.8 sensor. It is accompanied by a 5MP f/2.2 ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP f/2.2 bokeh lens. Upfront, there is an 8MP lens for video calls and social media ready selfies.
Besides that, the camera app features different modes for photos and videos.
Battery and Miscellaneous
Keeping the lights on is a massive 5,000mAh battery that charges at the rate of 15W. For security, the handset features a side mounted fingerprint sensor. Also, it supports Dolby Atmos audio.
Other notable features are Samsung Pay, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G Specifications
|Body||167.2 x 76.4 x 9.0mm, 203 gm|
|Display||6.6-inches, TFT Infinity-V panel|
|Resolution||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio|
|Chipset||MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Memory||4/6/8GB RAM, 64/128GB storage (expandable)|
|Rear Camera||Triple Camera Primary: 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF, Ultrawide: 5 MP, f/2.2, 1/5.0″, 1.12µm, Depth: 2 MP, f/2.2|
|Front Camera||8MP, f/2.2 lens (notch)|
|Security||Side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Software based face unlock|
|Audio||Loudspeaker, 3.5mm headphone jack, Dolby Atmos|
|Battery||5000mAh with 15W fast charging|
|Colors||Mint, Grey, White, Violet|
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G Price in Nepal & Availability
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G will soon be available in the Europe, where the base 4/64Gb variant costs EUR 229. The brand hasn’t launched any 5G midrange phone in Nepal till now and there’s no information when the brand does so. But it the company launches it here, the Samsung Galaxy A22 5G price in Nepal is expected at around NPR 30,000.
|Samsung Smartphone||Price in Europe||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (4/64GB)||€230||NPR 30,000|