The Galaxy A73 could be Samsung's phone to watch out for in 2022
Samsung's Galaxy A-series started off on quite the weak foot. Since a thorough rebrand two years ago, however, phones in the series have become increasingly attractive, and that could reach a crescendo with next year's Galaxy A73. According to a new report, the Samsung Galaxy A73 looks set to adopt a 108 MP camera. Until now, Samsung has reserved the use of 108 MP shooters for its flagship phones. The A73 could change that, though, if reports from Korea are anything to go by.
It's unknown what sensor exactly that will be, as Samsung currently offers the HMX, HM1, HM2, and HM3, used on the Mi 11, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Mi 11T, and Galaxy S21 Ultra respectively. The HM2 is a mid-range sensor, however, and that's the one most likely to make its way to the Galaxy A73. Either way, the HM2 is a solid performer, and we expect Samsung's software to get the best out of it, especially with the addition of OIS, a feature that has been missing on most previous applications of the sensor.
Samsung has also started equipping some of its Galaxy A-series phones with water resistance, with the current A52 and A72 lineups all offering IP67 certification. The A73 can be expected to have that as well, further bridging the gap between the company's mid-range and flagship phones. Better still, reports also indicate that the Galaxy A73 could feature a variant of the Exynos 2200 that will debut on the Galaxy S22 next year. It's becoming increasingly difficult to justify buying a Galaxy S phone over the Galaxy A series and the Galaxy A73 will likely encapsulate that.