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Samsung Galaxy M22

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy M22
Samsung Galaxy M22
Processor
Mediatek Helio G80 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A75 / A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
6.40 inch 20:9, 1600 x 720 pixel 274 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, Super AMOLED, Gorilla Glass 3, glossy: yes, 90 Hz
Storage
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
, 105 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm audio jack, Card Reader: microSD up to 1 TB, dedicated, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration sensor, gyroscope, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B8), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B12/​B17/​B20/​B26/​B28/​B38/​B40/​B41/​B66) , Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.4 x 159.9 x 74 ( = 0.33 x 6.3 x 2.91 in)
Battery
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 25W charging (Samsung AFC)
Charging
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 11
Camera
Primary Camera: 48 MPix f/​2.0, phase comparison-AF, LED-flash, Videos @1080p/​30fps (Camera 1); 8.0MP, f/​2.2, wide angle lens (Camera 2); 2.0MP, f/​2.4, macro lens (Camera 3); 2.0MP, f/​2.4, depth of field (Camera 4)
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix f/2.2, 1/3.1", 1.12µm
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, Charger, USB cable, 24 Months Warranty, SAR value: 0.62W/​kg (head), 1.24W/​kg (body); FM radio, fanless
Weight
186 g ( = 6.56 oz / 0.41 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
235 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 71.33% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 37%, features: 47%, display: 88% mobility: 91%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy M22

79% Samsung Galaxy M22 Smartphone Review - 90-Hz screen to the rescue? | Notebookcheck
The Galaxy M22 is the updated version of the Galaxy M21. However, some features have been cut and the price has been significantly increased when compared to the predecessor. Is Samsung's bargain-bin smartphone not what it claims to be?
Samsung Galaxy M22 Gaming Review - Is It Good Enough for Entry-Level Gaming?
Source: Manila Shaker English
This is Samsung's take on the entry-level category, the Galaxy M22. It is packed with impressive features but at the same time, there are also some compromises. In this video, we will see its gaming performance and find out if it is a good choice for entry-level gaming.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/17/2021
Samsung Galaxy M22 Review – Affordable Device with Ups and Downs
Source: Manila Shaker English
Overall, the Galaxy M22’s cameras are impressive, and it has the ability to play esports titles at high quality settings. When you consider the price range, at P10,590, it is only 600 pesos more than the sub-10,000 entry level devicse. So, for the price, we get a Super AMOLED display rather than a FHD+ resolution. It’s a shame, but it’s nearly perfect. We can say that the Helio G80 will suffer from instability when the resolution is doubled, so opting for the Galaxy M22 is still a good choice with a slight compromise on the viewing experience. It’s also a good thing that they used the One UI core OS rather than the main OS to improve the Helio G80’s performance and process handling. It demonstrates exactly what we expected on paper. The 128GB storage and 5000mAh battery are additional features that make this phone a worthy buy.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2021
Samsung Galaxy M22 Review, Pros, and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The battery and cameras might be nice, as they don’t pressurize the processor or chipset. But, you have to limit yourself to a single storage variant. According to the screen, it’s pretty much decent, but it doesn’t have the ability to win the current market competition. Thanks to the latest Android 11, otherwise many brands offer a basic processor for the same budget. Therefore, you are quite relieved with the operation. In our verdict, it doesn’t meet the needs of many customers compared to the price, but it may be suitable for those who are obsessed with the Samsung brand value. According to our recommendation, you can try the Poco M3 Pro 5G in which you will have more features and specs.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2021

Foreign Reviews

60% Samsung Galaxy M22
Source: Tudo Celular Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/16/2021
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 50%
Review Galaxy M22 | O 'barato' da Samsung com muita bateria
Source: Canaltech Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Beautiful display; excellent autonomy. Negative: Average performance; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/13/2022
75% Samsung Galaxy M22 review: dit zijn de plus- en minpunten
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/07/2021
Rating: Total score: 75%
Trên tay Samsung Galaxy M22: Smartphone pin trâu 5.000 mAh, camera 48MP, màn hình 90Hz
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Large battery capacity; nice cameras; beautiful display; decent processor; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/18/2021
Trên tay Galaxy M22: Pin 5.000mAh, màn hình 90Hz, sạc nhanh 25W
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: High autonomy; nice display; quick charging; decent gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/18/2021
Samsung ra điện thoại pin 5.000 mAh, màn hình 90 Hz, giá 4,8 triệu
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Large battery capacity; nice display; attractive price; decent hardware; great cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/16/2021
Samsung ra mắt Galaxy M22 tại Việt Nam giá từ 4,8 triệu
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful hardware; high performance; large battery capacity; quick charging; nice cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/15/2021

Comment

Model:

Samsung Galaxy M22 is a brand-new mid-range smartphone from Samsung with some attractive and demanding specifications. As for its design, the phone might not attract many users due of its unique design. Firstly, the horizontal pattern design on the back panel of the phone has been on some of the earlier smartphones from the same brand. While covered with a plastic back, it offers comfort for phone operation. In addition, its quad camera has to be the most interesting thing as it has been cleverly built into the back while giving the fingerprint sensor space in the sidebar. Samsung Galaxy M22 is a light cell phone weighing 186g with the thickness of 8.4mm. Unfortunately, it lacks features like gorilla glass or dust or water resistance. The phone is available in black, white and light blue colour variants.

In terms of its display, this device has been equipped with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED screen with a refresh rate of 90Hz on top. While this combination is definitely good, the 720p resolution takes away from the phone’s real charm. However, there is assurance of smooth-moving image quality due to its default refresh rate. Apart from that, the 600 nits of brightness will cater for a good experience while doing anything in daylight or at night. It is worth noting that Samsung is offering the latest Android 11 OS with this phone, which is great for all the tasks that can be done on a smartphone. In addition, the inclusion of One UI Core 3.1 enriches the performance level. This combination will definitely cater for the smoothness of every task. As for its processor, the 12nm MediaTek Helio G80 chipset is a highly discouraging feature for any gamer or smartphone lover. The chipset offers 2.0 GHz maximum clock speed. The processor is paired with 4GB of RAM with 128GB of storage. Apart from that, there is a Mali-G52 MC2 graphics unit for a good visual impression.

As for its camera, the Galaxy M22 comes with a quad-camera which includes a 48 MP main camera. The autofocus mode can be used to capture a sharp object easily without any frustration. In addition, it also features OIS technology which allows the users to capture stabilized images. In daylight, the photos would not be too exposed and there would be clarity. The 8 MP ultra-wide sensor and 2 MP macro and 2MP depth sensors also increase the overall image quality. There is also a 13MP selfie camera which definitely works better as compared to an 8MP camera. In terms of its battery, the Samsung Galaxy M22 comes with a large and standard Li-Po 5000mAh battery. It is undeniable that the brand has maintained its strength by providing this battery. The phone can be used to watch videos or play games for almost 6+ hours. There is also a 25W fast charger which proves to be the best companion for this model.

ARM Mali-G52 MP2: Integrated mid range graphics card with 2 clusters. ARM states that the G52 series is 30% faster and 15% more efficient compared to the G51 series on the same process node.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Helio G80: ARM based octa-core SoC with 2x big ARM Cortex-A75 cores at up to 2 GHz and 6x small and power efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores at up to 1.8 GHz. Integrates a Cat-7 (DL) / Cat-13 (UL) LTE Modem (4G), ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and a ARM Mali G52 MC2 with up to 950 MHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.40":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.186 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


71.33%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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