According to South Korea, Samsung may unveil its much-anticipated (and leaked) Galaxy S22 at an unpacked event on February 8th. Digital Daily. “We have confirmed that the event will take place on February 8 and we are discussing the timing of the invitation at the end of January,” a Samsung Electronics official told the site. Pre-orders are set to go live the next day, February 9th, with shipping starting February 24th.
Samsung will probably come up with three phones, the Galaxy S22, S22 Plus and S22 Ultra models. According to some rumors, all the three devices will have very bright displays. Meanwhile, the Galaxy S22 Ultra camera will be offered by Samsung as a “super clear lens”.
The initial chip could be Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, made by Samsung. Devices outside the United States may come with Samsung’s Exynos 2200 chip that uses a GPU based on AMD’s RDNA 2 architecture and may support ray tracing. Numerous images of the device have already surfaced, including a shot of the Galaxy S22 Ultra posted by Evan Blass (above).
The event schedule and release date have not been confirmed yet, but Samsung usually sets its flagship smartphone events at the same time each year. It is expected to be shown at MWC 2022 in Barcelona, if the leak proves to be correct, it should already be in the hands of buyers. Engadget has contacted Samsung for confirmation.
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