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‘Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2022’ event took place on February 10, 2022, unveiling the ‘Galaxy S22’ and ‘Galaxy Tab S8’ series. From the Galaxy S22 series’ revolutionary performance and display to the Galaxy Tab S8 series, meet the iconic products in this article! 

Stunning Display with OLED Technology

▲ Left: Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra (Source: Samsung Mobile Press)

Samsung’s 2022 flagship lineup includes three devices. First of all, the Galaxy S22 (6.1-inch display) and Galaxy S22+ (6.6-inch display) both feature OLED supporting full HD+ resolution. The products also provide a better viewing experience with Eye Comfort Shield technology, which controls blue light intelligently based on users’ smartphone usage pattern analysis.

▲ Samsung OLED (Source: Galaxy Unpacked February 2022 Official Replay)

All eyes are on Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra as it is the top-of-the-range model combining Galaxy Note and S series. It features a 6.8-inch WQHD+ (1440 x 3088) OLED display, achieving a peak brightness of 1750 nits and 19.3:9 aspect ratio.

▲ Adaptive Frequency (Source: Galaxy Unpacked February 2022 Official Replay)

Its display equipped with adaptive frequency, which adjusts the display’s refresh rate on the fly depending on the display content, offers super smooth 120Hz refresh rate (1~120Hz) and 240Hz touch sampling rate in game mode. Its punch-hole display also adds to the immersive viewing experience by providing users with a wide screen. 

▲ Vision Booster (Source: Galaxy Unpacked February 2022 Official Replay)

For the first time, the newly added Vision Booster feature takes the surrounding light intensity into consideration to improve display visibility, increasing viewing quality both indoors and outdoors. 

▲ Galaxy S22 Ultra Built-in S Pen (Source: Samsung Electronics)

The first S series phone to include a built-in stylus, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra improved latency by 70% compared to the Note 20, making it the most responsive S Pen. It detects over 80 languages written with the S Pen and offers paper-like writing experience to users.  

Equipped with AI and Upgraded Camera Features

▲ Galaxy S22 Series (Source: Samsung Mobile Press)

The Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ have a triple rear camera, made up of a 50-megapixel main sensor, a 12-megapixel ultra wide sensor, and a 10-megapixel telephoto lens that offers 3x optical zoom.

Built with Samsung’s largest pixel sensor ever (2.4um pixel sensor), the S22 Ultra comes with a quad rear camera, consisting of a 108-megapixel main sensor with 12-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and two 10-megapixel telephoto lenses (one with 10x and the other 3x zoom).  

The Galaxy S22 series is equipped with an image sensor 23% larger than its predecessor and nightography mode enhanced with AI, capturing as much light and detail as possible in dark environments.

As a solution to blurry footage, Samsung Galaxy S22 series has integrated video digital image stabilization (VDIS), as well as auto framing feature that can detect and track up to 10 people, automatically adjusting focus on everyone clearly. With the latest AI technology found on AI Stereo Depth Map for crisp portrait mode shots and AI high-resolution processing features, the Galaxy S22 series will set a high bar for mobile photography.

▲ Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+ (Source: Galaxy Unpacked February 2022 Official Replay)

For the first time in the Galaxy S series, the Galaxy S22 is protected by a tough Armor Aluminum frame and Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus®+, not to mention the long lasting battery life enabling all day use of high-performance processors.

Breaking the Rules With Display Innovation: Galaxy Tab S8 Series

▲ Left: Galaxy Tab S8, S8+, S8 Ultra (Source: Samsung Mobile Press)

The new Galaxy Tab S8 series all come with a smooth screen experience of 120Hz refresh rate. Equipped with the fastest processor ever in a Galaxy Tab (a 4nm chip), thinnest Armor Aluminum for greater portability, and low-latency S Pen experience, the Galaxy Tab S8, S8+, and Tab S8 Ultra come with the biggest, boldest display and most powerful performance Galaxy Tab S has ever offered.

▲ Galaxy Tab S8 Expansive Display (Source: Galaxy Unpacked February 2022 Official Replay)

Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra is the first to showcase a 14.6-inch OLED display among the Galaxy Tab series. With its 16:10 aspect ratio, Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra features Galaxy Tab’s thinnest ever bezels at 6.3mm and the series’ first dual 12-megapixel cameras capable of recording video in 4K.

▲ Split Screen (Source: Galaxy Unpacked February 2022 Official Replay)

S Pen support on Galaxy Tab S8+ and Tab S8 Ultra has a latency speed of 2.8ms* measured using a predictive algorithm, inspiring real pen-on-paper experience. The series also features an improved multi-window mode that makes it easy to split your screen into four layout options depending on the type of application. Last but not least, the series have fast-charging that gets the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra up to 100% in 90 minutes and 80 minutes to fully charge Tab S8 and Tab S8+.

▲ Repurposed Ocean-bound Plastics (Source: Galaxy Unpacked February 2022 Official Replay)

At Galaxy Unpacked 2022, Samsung Electronics announced its plans to incorporate materials made with recycled ocean-bound discarded fishing nets in the new Galaxy S 22 series’ key bracket* and the inner cover of the S Pen. 

* supports pressure between the volume and power button on the device

Global Tech Reviews 

“Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, which means it’s Samsung-grade gorgeous.”

– GIZMODO

“A spec sheet that’s sure to provide a consistently impressive experience”

– ZDNet

“Many of these upgrades are expected from next-generation devices”

– CNET

We’ve taken a look at some of the features on Galaxy S22 and Galaxy Tab S8 series in this article. Watch out for these new innovations geared towards impressive display performance, transforming ordinary moments into extraordinary experiences.