Samsung Galaxy S22, S22+, S22 Ultra: Price, Specs, Availability in the Philippines

A new epic standard of Galaxy S devices

The much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S22, S22+, and S22 Ultra are finally here! The new S series sports a refined design for the S22 and S22+, and a bolder design for the S22 Ultra that is inspired by the Galaxy Note line.

The new devices feature a new 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor for faster and more powerful performance and improved camera features for outstanding photo and video capabilities even at night. Samsung also introduces all-new color palettes for all three models and these will be supported by up to four generations of Android OS upgrades.

Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+

Designed for video taking, the new Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ features a new 50MP main camera with a 23% larger sensor compared to the S21 and S21+, a wider OIS, VDIS technology, and Auto Framing. While the frame is now made from Armor Aluminum and flat Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+ both on the front and back of the device.

Available in two sizes, the Galaxy S22 and S22+ feature a 6.1-inch and 6.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display respectively. Samsung considers the screens as Intelligent Display as these are now brighter and more vibrant thanks to Vision Booster and up to 1,750 nits of brightness in extreme outdoor sunlight.

Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ specs:

  • 6.1-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display (S22)
    Vision Booster, 1,300 nits brightness
    Intelligent Display, 120Hz refresh rate
    240Hz touch sampling rate in Game Mode
    Eye Comfort Shield with AI-based blue light control
  • 6.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display (S22+)
    Vision Booster, 1,750 nits brightness
    Intelligent Display, 120Hz refresh rate
    240Hz touch sampling rate in Game Mode
    Eye Comfort Shield with AI-based blue light control
  • 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 64-bit processor:
    3.0Ghz octa-core Qualcomm Kryo CPU
    Qualcomm Adreno GPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB internal storage
  • Triple rear camera with LED flash:
    50MP f/1.8 main camera with Dual Pixel AF, OIS
    12MP f/2.2 120-degree ultra-wide camera
    10MP f/2.4 telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom, OIS
    Wider OIS
    VDIS technology
    New Portrait Mode with AI Stereo Depth Map
  • 10MP f/2.2 front-facing camera with 80-degrees FOV
  • 5G, 4G LTE, dual nano-SIM
  • Wi-Fi 6 (S22), Wi-Fi 6E (S22+), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS
    Samsung Pay with NFC, Ultra Wide Band support (S22+)
  • IP68 dust and water resistance
  • Ultrasonic Fingerprint scanner
  • Samsung Knox
  • Google Duo video sharing
  • Link to Windows
  • One UI 4.1 (based on Android 12)
  • 3700mAh battery (S22)
    25W fast wired charging
    15W wireless charging
    Wireless PowerShare
  • 45000mAh battery (S22+)
    Up to 45W fast wired charging
    15 wireless charging
    Wireless PowerShare
  • Available colors: Phantom Black, Phantom White, Pink Gold and Green

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra now embodies the Galaxy Note DNA and features a built-in S Pen and a square design. It also has an Armor Aluminum frame with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+ both on the front and back, same with the S22 and S22+.

A new larger camera sensor, Super Clear Glass lens, and a 2x faster NPU now enable new photography and videography features for the S22 Ultra such as Expert RAW, Portrait Night Mode, Night Mode Video, and more. In addition, its new 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor is complemented by up to 12GB RAM and up to 1TB internal storage. While upfront, its 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display can now refresh from 1Hz up to 120Hz and can go as bright as 1,750 nits thanks to Vision Booster.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra specs:

  • 6.8-inch QHD+ Edge Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display
    Vision Booster, 1,750 nits brightness
    120Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate in Game Mode
    Eye Comfort Shield with AI-based blue light control
  • 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 64-bit processor:
    3.0Ghz octa-core Qualcomm Kryo CPU
    Qualcomm Adreno GPU
  • 8GB/12GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB internal storage
  • Quad rear camera with LED flash:
    108MP f/1.8 main camera with Dual Pixel AF, OIS
    12MP f/2.2 120-degree ultra-wide camera
    10MP f/2.4 telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom
    10MP f/4.9 telephoto camera with 10x optical zoom
    Super Clear Glass lens
    100X Space Zoom
    Expert RAW
    Portrait Night Mode
  • 40MP f/2.2 front-facing camera with 80-degrees FOV
  • 5G, 4G LTE, dual nano-SIM
  • Wi-Fi 6E, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS
    Samsung Pay with NFC, Ultra Wide Band support
  • IP68 dust and water resistance (S22 Ultra and built-in S Pen)
  • Ultrasonic Fingerprint scanner
  • Built-in S Pen with 2.8ms latency
  • Samsung Knox
  • Handwriting-to-text feature
  • Google Duo video sharing
  • Link to Windows
  • One UI 4.1 (based on Android 12)
  • 5000mAh battery
    Up to 45W fast wired charging
    15W wireless charging
    Wireless PowerShare
  • Available colors: Phantom Black, Phantom White, Green, Burgundy

Pricing and Availability

Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+

Starting February 9, 2022, 11:00 PM until March 3, 2022, customers who pre-order the Galaxy S22 and S22+ through Samsung.com can get freebies and discounts worth up to PHP 13,200. Customers can enjoy a PHP 10,000 e-voucher which can be used to purchase select mobile products in the Samsung Online Store, a Silicone Case with a Strap worth PHP 1,999, and a Lucky Box Strap worth PHP 1,299.

Customers can also pre-order through Samsung Experience Stores, select Authorized Samsung Stores, Lazada, Shopee, Abenson.com, and MemoXpress Online from February 10 – March 3, 2022, to get as much as PHP 10,200 worth of freebies, including a pair of Galaxy Buds2 worth PHP 6,990, a Silicone Case with Strap worth PHP 1,999 and a Lucky Box Strap worth PHP 1,299.

Starting March 4, 2022, the Galaxy S22 and S22+ will be available in Samsung.com, Samsung Experience Stores, select Authorized Samsung Stores, Lazada, Shopee, Abenson.com, MemoXpress Online, and telco partners. The Galaxy S22 will start at PHP 45,990 for the 128GB variant and PHP 49,990 for the 256GB variant, while the Galaxy S22+ will be priced at PHP 56,990 and PHP 60,990 for the 128GB and 256GB variant respectively, in Phantom White, Phantom Black, Pink Gold, and Green. 

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Starting February 9, 2022, 11:00 PM until March 3, 2022, customers who pre-order the Galaxy S22 Ultra through Samsung.com, can get freebies and discounts worth up to PHP 13,200. Customers can enjoy a PHP 10,000 e-voucher which can be used to purchase select mobile products in the Samsung Online Store, a Silicone Case with a Strap worth PHP 1,999, and a Lucky Box Strap worth PHP 1,299.

Customers can also pre-order through Samsung Experience Stores, select Authorized Samsung Stores, Lazada, Shopee, Abenson.com, and MemoXpress Online from February 10 – March 3, 2022, to get as much as PHP 13,200 worth of freebies, including a pair of Galaxy Buds Pro worth PHP 9,990, a Silicone Case with Strap worth PHP 1,999 and a Lucky Box Strap worth PHP 1,299.

Starting March 4, 2022, the Galaxy S22 Ultra will be available in Samsung.com, Samsung Experience Stores, select Authorized Samsung Stores, Lazada, Shopee, Abenson.com, MemoXpress Online, and telco partners. The Galaxy S22 Ultra will retail at PHP 68,990 for the 128GB variant, PHP 72,990 for the 256GB variant, and PHP 80,990 for the 512GB variant, in Burgundy, Green, Phantom White, and Phantom Black.

Nathaniel is a part-time contributor and writes for WalasTech in his free time from work. He is a tech-savvy person, a morning radio program listener, a podcast host and producer, as well as a heavy social media user.