Samsung Galaxy A22: aptX, Wireless Charging, IP Rating, IR blaster, etc – A Super Guide

Samsung Galaxy A22 is an Android 11 smartphone features a 6.4-inch Infinity-U display, Helio G80 chipset, 13 MP selfie camera, 48 MP rear triple camera, 6 GB RAM, 128 GB internal memory, and a 5000 mAh battery with fast charging. 

Specs and Features

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 2(1900) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 20(800) / 38(2600) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Single and Dual SIM options.
  • Software / OS: Android 11 + Samsung One UI

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 159.3 x 73.6 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 186 g
  • Display: 6.4 inches, 720 x 1560 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, Super AMOLED screen, Infinity-U Display
  • Colours: Black. White. Mint. Violet.
  • Physical Build: Plastic.
Samsung Galaxy A22 specs and price

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 1.6 GHz Octa-core.
  • Processor Name: MediaTek Helio G80.
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-G71 MP2.
  • RAM: 4 GB / 6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB / 128 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 48 MP wide angle, OIS + 8 MP ultra wide-angle + 2 MP depth sensor, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front-facing Camera: 13 megapixels, f2.0 Aperture, fixed focus, AI Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture
Samsung Galaxy A22 main camera

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: No.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: No.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: No.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): No.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; side-mounted.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. USB Type-C.
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 15W Quick Charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Announced: June 2021
  • Market Availability: June 2021

Samsung Galaxy A22 Price and Availability

  • Country Availability: Global.
  • Price in India: The 6GB + 128 GB memory variant costs INR18,499 in India.
  • International: $250
  • European Union: from €210
  • Nigeria: In Nigeria, the 4/64 GB variant has a price tag of ₦89,100, while the 4/128 GB variant sells for ₦97,600.
Samsung Galaxy A22 LTE

Does Samsung A22 4G have aptX Bluetooth Codecs?

It has Bluetooth 5.0 with A2DP and LE, but it does not support aptX HD and aptX Adaptive.

Does Samsung Galaxy A22 4G have Wireless Charging?

It does not have wireless charging, but it supports 15W wired charging.

Does Samsung Galaxy A22 4G have IP Rating?

It does not have an IP rating for water or dust resistance.

Does Samsung Galaxy A22 4G have IR blaster?

It does not have an IR blaster, but it has NFC and FM radio.

Does Samsung Galaxy A22 have Face Unlock?

In addition to having a fingerprint scanner at the back, Samsung A22 has Face Unlock, giving you the option of choosing to unlock the phone with your face.

Does Samsung A22 have fingerprint reader?

Yes; Samsung Galaxy A22 has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Does Samsung Galaxy A22 have front flash?

The Galaxy A22 has a 13MP front camera for taking selfies. The selfie camera does not have LED flash.

Does Samsung A22 have Gorilla Glass?

The Super AMOLED display of the Samsung Galaxy A22 does not have Gorilla Glass protection.

Is Samsung Galaxy A22 compatible with US carriers like Verizon, Boost Mobile, etc?

A version of the Galaxy A22 has limited compatibility with US carriers like Boost Mobile, Sprint, T-mobile, Verizon, Cricket Wireless, AT&T.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

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Samsung A22 Review Rating

We are yet to review the Samsung Galaxy A22 and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page about the Samsung Galaxy A22 are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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