Samsung just launched the Galaxy A22 5G, the company’s latest mid-range 5G smartphone in India after the launch of A22 4G version recently. It packs a 6.6-inch Full HD+ LCD screen with Infinity-V notch and 90Hz refresh rate, is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC with supports for 5G SA/NSA with support for 11 5G bands, has up to 8GB of RAM, has a 48MP rear camera, 5MP ultra-wide camera and 2MP depth sensor.
It runs Android 11 with OneUI Core 3.1, and Samsung promises 2 years of software updates. The phone features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, plastic back and a 5000mAh battery with support for 15W fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G specifications
- 6.6-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ Infinity-V LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate
- Octa Core MediaTek Dimensity 700 7nm processor (Dual 2.2GHz Cortex-A76 + Hexa 2GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs) with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU
- 6GB / 8GB LPDDR4x RAM with 128GB (eMMC 5.1) storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
- Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
- Android 11 with OneUI Core 3.1
- 48MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 5MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
- 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, Dolby Atmos
- Dimensions: 167.2 x 76.4 x 9mm; Weight: 203g
- 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
- 5000mAh (typical) battery with 15W fast charging
The Samsung Galaxy A22 5G comes in Gray, Mint and Violet colours, is priced at Rs. 19,999 for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs Rs. 21,999. It will be available across retail stores, Amazon.in, Flipkart, Samsung.com and leading online portals. HDFC debit and credit card holders can avail a bank cashback of Rs. 1500.
Commenting on the 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 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.