While plaudits flowed for the Galaxy S22 Ultra — and rightly so — the Galaxy S22+ might be the best of the latest Samsung lineup due to its mix of form and feature set. With that in mind, this is our long-term review of the Galaxy S22+.
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The latest update to Android Auto includes fixes for some of the issues that prevented some Galaxy S22 owners from connecting their phone to their car, but may have caused new problems for others.
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The security world has been abuzz about a new Linux exploit called “Dirty Pipe,” which also affects Android 12 devices like Galaxy S22 and Pixel 6. Here’s everything you need to know about “Dirty Pipe,” which devices it affects, and how best to avoid it.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories April 19
As Samsung’s middle child, the Galaxy S22+ might not be the outright best in the entire lineup, but it’s still a $999 smartphone that competes more directly with the $899 Google Pixel 6 Pro than the S22 Ultra. So, which is the better buy overall?
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories March 28
The best camera in any situation is the one you have with you, and most of the time, that’s the camera on your smartphone. That’s why, over the past few years, mobile photography has become a crucial part of flagship smartphones, and the results are often incredible. But who has the best smartphone camera on Android? In “Shot for Shot,” we’ll let your eyes be the judge.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories March 10
One key point of Samsung’s Galaxy S22 series is its ability to charge at a whopping 45W, far faster than most mainstream flagship phones today. However, an analysis of charging speeds on the Galaxy S22 series suggests that 45W input doesn’t actually provide a benefit compared to less powerful adapters.
Update 3/10: This article has been updated to include a new test with differing methodology. Scroll down for more.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories March 8
Where to find the Galaxy S22, S22+, and S22 Ultra in stock
This year, Samsung released the Galaxy S22 series, which consists of the Galaxy S22, S22+, and S22 Ultra – all fantastic devices in their own respects. Unfortunately, chip shortages are still a thing, and it doesn’t help that the S22 series is in seriously high demand. This guide will help you find the device you want and figure out where it’s in stock.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories March 3
Samsung’s Galaxy S flagship has long acted as the go-to device for Android users thanks to a consistent experience, top-tier hardware, and more. This year, Samsung is keeping up the same streak, with the Galaxy S22+ shining as a solid smartphone across the board thanks to refinements over the past few years, all while introducing one of the biggest upgrades we’ve seen in Samsung’s main smartphone in almost three years.
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Samsung has been in a bit of a rut for the past few years when it comes to its smartphone lineup, with each successive Galaxy S flagship struggling to beat or even match previous entries. However, it seems the Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 have struck a chord with buyers, as Samsung says pre-orders have broken records.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories February 23
Galaxy S22 series doesn’t support eSIM on Google Fi, may be coming in a ‘future update’
The Galaxy S22 ships with its eSIM feature enabled in the United States, and that’s good news for Google Fi, as a coming update will allow the carrier to work without a physical card on Samsung’s latest flagships.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories February 22
Samsung ‘Expert RAW’ camera app will be available on these devices
Samsung’s camera app has some features for both the novice and the advanced user, but the Galaxy S22 helped usher in a new “Expert RAW” camera experience. Now, Samsung has confirmed an expansion of the Expert RAW app to more devices.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories February 18
Between shortages and shipping delays, it’s no surprise when newly released products have long shipping times. However, just days ahead of their formal release, the shipping dates for Samsung’s new Galaxy S22 series are slipping quickly.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories February 17
Samsung’s Galaxy Note series was a beloved lineup thanks to its standout feature, the S Pen. The brand officially died as of the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, but Samsung wasn’t finished with its features. The Galaxy S21 Ultra and Galaxy Z Fold 3 both adopted S Pens, and this year’s Galaxy S22 Ultra is the Note reborn under a new name.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories February 16
eSIM has the convenient ability to get you connected to a network quickly and without any additional hardware. Just sign into an account, and you’re good to go. However, only Google and Apple have really pushed this technology with Pixel and iPhone, but Samsung has been hesitant to really go all-in on the feature. Now, with the Galaxy S22 series, Samsung is making eSIM available out of the box.
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Smartphone cameras have come to a point where it’s genuinely hard to find a truly terrible camera in today’s market, leading to differentiators being relatively small. As I’ve been using Samsung’s latest devices, I’ve really come to value the live HDR that Google’s Pixel devices offer.
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Here’s where to pre-order the Galaxy S22 and S22 Ultra
Supply lines are more strained than ever and it’s affecting manufacturers around the world, including Samsung. That means if you want to buy an S22 or S22 Ultra, your safest bet is to pre-order the latest in Samsung’s Galaxy S line. Here’s where to find the Galaxy S22 and S22 Ultra in stock for pre-order.
Connectivity is perhaps one of the most important parts of a smartphone, and as the landscape evolves with new 5G tech and more, it’s always interesting to see who reigns supreme. After the last major Android flagship, the Pixel 6 was a bit lacking when it came to connectivity, and it’s nice to see that Samsung’s Galaxy S22 is reaching even further for rock-solid networking.
Android updates are getting faster and more regular, especially on Samsung devices. However, Samsung still hasn’t adopted Android’s faster and safer “Seamless Updates” feature that was introduced years ago, and the Galaxy S22 keeps up the streak.
Messaging on Android has been a mess for years, but the tide is finally changing. With Google Messages bringing enhanced RCS messaging to virtually any Android user that wants it, there’s finally a “default.” Now, RCS is getting a big boost as Samsung has finally adopted Google Messages as its default app in the United States.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories February 9
The Pixel 6 ushers in a new era for Google with a new chip under the hood that enables focused performance, specialized software, and longer updates. However, Google’s promise has already been dwarfed by the Galaxy S22, and Samsung isn’t even using special chips there. Google has no excuses left for limiting the Pixel 6 to only three major Android updates.
Galaxy S22 pre-orders are crashing Samsung’s online store, preventing orders for some
There’s a fair bit to get excited about with the Galaxy S22 series, including just the fact that prices didn’t go up. However, quite a few people are having trouble submitting pre-orders on Samsung.com for the Galaxy S22, as the site is crashing.
Samsung’s latest flagship phones have arrived, with the Galaxy S22 and S22+ delivering moderate upgrades and the Galaxy S22 Ultra the Note reincarnate. You’ve probably learned a lot about these phones from our coverage, but surely there are a few more things you want to know. With nearly a month until it starts shipping, what are you biggest questions about the Galaxy S22 and S22 Ultra?
Samsung’s Galaxy S22 series made its debut today, bringing with it a revival of the Galaxy Note in spirit. There’s a lot to know about these new devices, but here are a few little tidbits you might have missed, including where Samsung is actually using recycled materials on the Galaxy S22.
After spending a very brief time with the entire Samsung Galaxy S22 series – including the Ultra – my overriding feeling is that we have reached “peak” Samsung smartphone.
Samsung has been getting better and better when it comes to Android update support, often beating Google’s own Pixel phones on speed and longevity. Now, Samsung has announced that it will offer four years of major Android updates on the Galaxy S22 and some other recent releases.
The best-selling flagship Android smartphones are back for another round, with the Samsung Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+ offering minor upgrades from the year before at the same price points. Here’s what’s new.
The Galaxy Note is dead. Long live the Galaxy Note. Samsung just rebooted its popular Galaxy Note series by merging the design and signature S Pen into its new Galaxy S22 Ultra.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories February 7
Samsung is set to unveil the Galaxy S22 series on February 9, but the leaks have done anything but slow down. Just in the past several days, we’ve seen leaks regarding Galaxy S22 pricing, the phone show up in retail, and much more. Here’s the latest info.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories January 28
Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone lineup is right around the corner with the confirmation of Unpacked 2022. To prepare, here is every snippet, tidbit, detail, and rumor about the upcoming Galaxy S22 series.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories January 26
Samsung Galaxy S22 specs: 50MP camera, AMD GPU, 45W charging, and more leaks
It may seem like the Galaxy S22 is a far-off launch, but it’s coming sooner than you think. While Samsung has yet to tease anything officially, there are plenty of leaks and rumors detailing what we can expect from the specs of the Galaxy S22 series. Here’s what we know.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories January 25
We’ve seen leak after leak regarding Samsung’s Galaxy S22 series, and today Samsung is finally announcing its launch event, with Samsung Unpacked 2022 coming on February 9.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories January 24
Leaked teaser all but confirms February 9 event for Galaxy S22 [U]
Samsung’s launch schedules over the past couple of years have been out of the ordinary, but it seems like the company’s next flagship may be a return to normal. To several recent leaks, Samsung is set to launch the Galaxy S22 series during a February 9 event.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories January 21
Samsung opens reservations for Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 today with extra $50 credit
The Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 are set to arrive next month, and Samsung is today opening up reservations to hold a spot for a pre-order of either device with an additional $50 credit to boot.
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Here are Samsung’s Galaxy S22 wallpapers with updated aurora theme [U]
The Samsung Galaxy S22 series is expected to arrive sometime in the next two or three months, and we’ve so far seen everything from spec leaks to 3D renders. Today, a handful of alleged wallpapers from the Galaxy S22 series have made their way online.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories January 17
Samsung’s Galaxy S22 is likely only a month away from launch, and leaks are coming out en masse to show off the design and spec sheet. This week, a new batch of official-looking Galaxy S22 and S22+ images show off the colors and design, while another leak provides more context to the spec sheet.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories January 12
According to a new rumor, Samsung’s Galaxy S22 will see a price hike compared to last year’s models, and the same applies to the Galaxy Tab S8 series.
Samsung’s Galaxy S22 is less than a month away according to the latest rumors, but there’s some confusion around its chipset. After Samsung went silent while it was supposed to be revealing its Exynos 2200 chipset yesterday, the company has confirmed that the chip has not been canceled and will still be on the Galaxy S22.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories January 11
While Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon chip often gets all of the glory, Samsung produces its own Exynos line of processors that are often used in regions outside of the US. The next Exynos chip is an exciting one as it’s set to debut a new GPU made in collaboration with AMD, and now Samsung has set a reveal date for that chip which is likely destined for the Galaxy S22.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories January 5
Samsung’s Galaxy S22 series is on its way, and leaks keep piling up to show off the hardware and design. One recent report pointed towards the base model Galaxy S22 being one of Samsung’s smallest flagships in years. In a new video, we get a look at just how the Galaxy S22’s size will compare to the rest of the lineup.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories December 31, 2021
Samsung’s merger of the Galaxy Note and Galaxy S lines is coming in full next year with the Galaxy S22 Ultra, as we’ve known for some time. Now, though, a bigger leak is showing off every angle of Samsung’s Note revival in the Galaxy S22 Ultra, as well as some official-looking images of the smaller Galaxy S22.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories December 28, 2021
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is building up to really live up to its name, with a Note merger and, now, the possibility of up to 1TB of storage on board.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories December 20, 2021
Galaxy S22 lineup reportedly switches back to all glass designs instead of mixing in plastic
Last year’s Galaxy S21 series came with the slightly unexpected change to a plastic build for the base model, but it seems that’s a decision Samsung is soon to reverse. According to a reliable source, the Galaxy S22 series will go all-in on glass designs.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories November 29, 2021
[Update: More details] Galaxy S22 rumored to deliver 50MP primary camera upgrade, 45W charging
We’re still a few months out from the debut of the Galaxy S22, but the lineup is shaping up to be a killer offering. On top of debuting Samsung’s GPU partnership with AMD, a new set of leaks claims that the Galaxy S22 will see an important camera update alongside some other spec updates.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories November 15, 2021
Despite some recent moves such as ending the Galaxy Note lineup, Samsung still releases a ton of devices every year. According to a new report, Samsung has plans to launch 64 smartphones and tablets over the course of 2022, and the company has big goals for its foldable devices too.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories November 5, 2021
For Android enthusiasts, and especially those who want it all, the best phones to buy are the “Ultra” versions of Samsung’s Galaxy S phones. New images have surfaced allegedly showing the Galaxy S22 Ultra, which now includes an S Pen slot.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Stories November 1, 2021
Samsung Galaxy S22 production has reportedly started ahead of next year’s launch
As a new year quickly approaches, Samsung’s next flagship is on the horizon. According to a new report, the Galaxy S22 series has started mass production on some components, giving us a better idea of when the phone is set to go for sale.