Samsung Galaxy F22 is the latest budget phone in the F series. This smartphone has a combination of many good hardware and software features for a reasonable price. The Galaxy F22 was announced globally in July and it has already made its way to Nepal. It is a good thing that value-oriented phones are in the Nepali market. This time Samsung and Daraz joined hands for pre-booking and EMI service to customers. Galaxy F22 has been launched in the Nepali market on July 28th.
The F series of Samsung has phones of entry-level and mid-range. Phone os this series are value-oriented just like the M series. These days people are educated and well informed about smartphone and their gadgets. Therefore people are smart and they want the best product that their money can buy. So companies have to put the best product in the market to get customers and loyal users. Samsung Galaxy F22 is another value-providing smartphone in the budget range with perky features. It has a higher refresh rate, OLED display, big battery, and a decent processor.
Samsung Galaxy F22 Specification and Overview
- Display: 6.4 Inches Super AMOLED Screen
- Resolution: 720X1600
- Refresh Rate: 90 Hz
- Protection: Gorilla Glass 5
- SoC: Mediatek Helio G80 (Octa-Core)
- CPU Details: 2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 Dual core and 1.8 GHz Cortex-A55 Hexa-Core sets
- GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
- Memory: 4/6 GB LPDDR4X RAM
- Storage: 64/128 GB Internal, up to 1 TB extrernal SD card support
- Battery: 6000 mAh Lithium Polymer
- Charging Rate: 25W Fast Charge
- Back Camera: 4 Modules
- 48 Megapixel with f/1.8 aperture (PDAF)
- 8 Megapixel with f/2.3 aperture (Ultrawide 123˚ FoV)
- 2 Megapixel with f/2.4 aperture (Macro)
- 2 Megapixel with f/2.4 aperture (Depth)
- Front Camera: 13 Megapixel with f/2.2 aperture
- OS: Android 11 (One UI 3.1)
- Connectivity: USB Type-C 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Sensors: Side mounted fingerprint scanner, Gyrosensor, Compass, Accelerometer, Virtual Light Sensor, Virtual Proximity Sensor
There are two variants of the F22 in the market. First one comes with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage (45.8 GB available). Second model comes with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. The 4 GB model is a bit cheaper than the 6 GB model. If you are tight on budget then choose the 4 GB version else you should go with the 6 GB model.
Build and Design
Galaxy F22 has a plastic body with a big screen at the front, buttons on the side, and a square camera island on the back. It has a dimension of 160 x 74 mm, 9.4 mm thickness, and 203 g weight. The front side has an Infinity-U notch with a selfie camera. On the left side, there is a SIM card plus SD card tray. Similarly, on the right side, there is the volume rocker and power button with the fingerprint scanner. The bottom of the phone has a headphone jack, speaker grill, and USB Type-C port.
Screen and Cameras
Samsung Galaxy F22 has a 6.4″ AMOLED screen at front with 720×1600 HD+ resolution and 800 nits brightness. It also has a 90 Hz refresh rate which falls in the high refresh rate category. The higher refresh rate gives a smoother experience while using the phone and in games that support it. The screen of F22 is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. This makes it very impressive because currently, no phone in the market at this price offers a 90 Hz AMOLED screen with Gorilla Glass 5. On the top, there is a notch with a 13 MP selfie camera. It can help in face unlock and record 1920×1080 videos at 30 fps.
The backside of the Galaxy F22 has a square camera island with 4 cameras and one LED flash just below it. Firstly there is a 48 MP wide-angle main sensor with an f/1.8 aperture. Secondly, there is an 8 MP ultrawide angle camera with a 123˚ field of view. Then there is a 2 MP macro camera and a 2 MP depth-sensing camera. The backside cameras are capable of taking videos at 1920x1080p and 1280×720 videos at 120 fps. There are modes available inside the camera app such as pro mode, live focus, night mode, slow-motion, hyperlapse, and AR Zone.
Core Internal Hardware
On the inside, Galaxy F22 has an Helio G80 processor. It is an ideal processor for this range with features such as HyperEngine Game Technology, Secure ISP, and NeuroPilot support. This processor has performance near to the Snapdragon 665. So it is quite good for light gamers, normal to medium usage, and work. The phone has 4 and 6GB memory options. So, do choose wisely because memory demand can alter performance. Also as time goes by, memory demand from new applications rises. The phone has 64 and 128 GB storage options with 1TB SD card support.
Samsung Galaxy F22 comes with a 6000 mAh battery with 15W fast charging. This is a massive battery and it is good to see that Samsung is providing big powerful batteries in phones of all categories. According to the company’s website, the battery can provide 35 hours of video playback up and 29 hours of internet usage on mobile data or LTE. Samsung is promising to provide 2 major OS updates and quarterly security updates for 4 years.
Samsung Galaxy F22 Price in Nepal, Pre-Booking, EMI, and Availability
The phone is available for purchase to Nepali customers in the market throughout the country. The Samsung Galaxy F22 price in Nepal is Rs 20,499 for the 4/64 GB model and the price is Rs 23,999 for the 6/128 GB model. Samsung is selling the F22 in white, denim black, and denim blue color in the Nepali market.