Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (Exynos)

Released February 2022

Ultra-Premium (>$800)
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (Exynos)

Summary


Pros

  • Images with consistent accurate exposure and vivid colors in all lighting conditions
  • Performance of flagship-grade long-range zoom, not far from the best devices in Ultra-Premium category
  • Video performance with reliable autofocus and effective stabilization
  • Comfortable readability in direct sunlight thanks to its very high screen brightness
  • Optimum video experience with good screen brightness, contrast and color management
  • Clear sound in playback and recording
  • Suited for recording shows and concerts
  • Well-exposed selfies with rich colors
  • Very sharp selfie videos

Cons

  • Struggles to capture the instant in difficult conditions such as high-contrast scenes or low light
  • Overall photo default mode results when compared with the best of the price segment
  • Low-light performance and night shooting, with respect to the other devices in the Ultra-Premium category
  • Limitations in readability indoors and shades outdoors
  • Visible issues in direct sunlight amid significant screen color alterations
  • Unnatural audio when recording voice content
  • In selfie videos, some residual motion when walking, despite video stabilization

Scores


131
camera
Overall Camera Score i
131
46
Oppo A16s 5G
BEST 147

Sub-scores

Photo i
127
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 150
Bokeh i
75
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Preview i
69
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 81
Zoom i
134
22
Vivo Y76 5G
BEST 151
Video i
131
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 146

Use Cases

BEST 134

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 112

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

134
display
Overall Display Score i
134
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
158
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
126
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 159
Top score
Realme GT 2 Pro
Video i
Top score Best
40
Realme C21
162
Motion i
111
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
82
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
114
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
133
audio
Overall Audio Score i
133
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
131
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
139
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 153

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

98
battery
Overall Battery Score i
98
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 146
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
90
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 182
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
118
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
86
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
1 days 20h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h40
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
1h23
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
3h15 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge
135
selfie
Overall Selfie Score i
135
25
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 144
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro

Sub-scores

Photo i
130
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 144
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Video i
144
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 146
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro

Specifications


163.3 x 77.9 x 8.9mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256/512/1000 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Tele, Long Tele

Main camera
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