A new Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra leak has revealed specs, new renders, and materials. And apparently its flagship phone will be made of solid materials, according to the latest rumors about the next flagship phone, published by MySmartPrice with the help of leaker Ishan Agarwal.
We’ve already heard about the Galaxy S22 Ultra’s new Galaxy Note-style shape and built-in S Pen, but Samsung is also changing the materials. The display will apparently be made from Gorilla Glass Victus Plus, the toughest yet unannounced new glass for mobile device screens. We’ll likely see this appear on other Android flagship phones in the coming months, but Samsung seems to be getting it first.
Another rumor regarding the phone’s materials is the addition of an Armor aluminum frame, a reinforced metal frame that we first saw on the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3. With the hint The phone’s IP68 water and dust resistance rating makes this a tough phone.
Another thing mentioned in this leak that we have never heard of before is auto frame rate support. This allows the phone’s camera to constantly monitor the light level of your shot and adjust the frame rate as needed. Like Agarwal says in replies to one of his tweets, it’s just a Samsung name for a technology that many smartphones already use.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Specifications
In case you haven’t been following all the Galaxy S22 Ultra leaks like we have, the MySmartPrice story confirms many of the specs we’ve seen previously, including the design of the phone as you can see in the new renders on this page.
Rumored enhanced features include the Galaxy S22 Ultra’s quad-camera array on the back and 45W charging support for its rumored 5,000mAh battery. The report also backs up other leaked details like decreased S Pen latency, a 6.8-inch screen with 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, and Android 12 with One UI 4.1 running.
One thing this report doesn’t cover is the chipset, as Agarwal doesn’t know which one will be in the Galaxy S22 models sold in India where it is based. The options are either the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, which we’re expecting in US Galaxy S22 handsets, and the new Samsung Exynos 2200, which is expected to appear in S22 phones in the rest of the world. We’re inclined to think that this confusion is the real reason Samsung won’t catch the iPhone 13.
If you want to know all the confirmed details about the Galaxy S22, Samsung is expected to announce the phone at a Galaxy Unpacked event in early February. It’s unlikely to be alone, as we’re also hearing about the Galaxy Tab S8 debuting at the same event.