In recent years, Samsung has been extending its mid-range section to the next level, giving a head-to-head competition to Xiaomi and Realme. Correspondingly, Samsung’s latest F-series smartphone is a new addition to its lucrative budget-friendly devices. The sturdy battery, attractive design, and preferable hardware of the device are sure to win many people’s hearts. Besides, the performance of the device is good and extensively justifies the price tag. Here is our review of the Samsung Galaxy F22.
Samsung Galaxy F22 Design
The new Samsung Galaxy F22 boasts a beautiful block-like design with slender bezels running around. Likewise, the device flaunts a plastic unibody with a textured back panel which makes the device quite comfortable to hold. In addition, the back panel has a matte finish to make things better, discouraging the fingerprints from the device.
You will not feel like a cheap device when you hold it, and you can easily use it with one hand. Now, talking about the numbers, the device is 74mm wide and 160mm tall. Besides, it weighs around 203gm, which is a bombshell considering the 6000mAh battery in the device.
The front panel of the Samsung Galaxy F22 looks beautiful with a 6.4inches display and a tiny waterdrop notch on the top. Likewise, the rear side incorporates an array of four camera lenses placed inside a square module. The power button and the volume rocker reside on the right edge, while the SIM card tray sits on the left. Similarly, the bottom edge includes the USB Type C charging port and the 3.5mm audio jack.
The new F-Series device from Samsung features a 6.4inches HD+ display that generates a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. Besides, the sturdy Gorilla Glass 5 protects the scratch-resistant display. Furthermore, Samsung Galaxy F22 comes with an infinity U display that offers a refresh rate of 90Hz. The excellent resolution and refresh rate bring better sharpness and natural color in the display into play. Besides, you can also customize your UI experience by altering the color saturation, refresh rate, vividness, and dark mode.
Thanks to its excellent brightness level, you can easily use the new Samsung Galaxy F22 under mid-day sunlight. In addition, the wide-viewing angle allows you to watch your favorite YouTube videos without straining your eyes. Besides, the availability of L1 support lets you stream content from online services.
Like any other Samsung smartphone, this one also incorporates the eye comfort shield feature. This feature swears to relax your eyes by limiting blue lights and using warm natural colors.
This display is without a doubt the benchmark of the Samsung Galaxy F22.
Samsung Galaxy F22 Performance
The Samsung Galaxy F22 is built around the octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 processor. This SoC includes two cores which are clocked at up to 2GHz and 1.8Ghz. The handset comes in two versions; the 4GB RAM and the 6GB RAM variant. The 4GB RAM variant packs an internal storage of 64GB, while the latter variant has 128GB storage. You can further increase these numbers by adding a microSD card.
Talking about the performance, it is pretty up to par considering the low cost of the device. The device can smoothly handle multitasking and customary games. However, it cannot keep up with graphically demanding games like Asphalt 9 or Call of Duty.
Similarly, Samsung Galaxy F22 also offers a loud and resonant sound quality that is extensively clear and booming in headphones.
The handset runs the latest Android 11 operating system along with the One UI 3.1. This device comes with several practical Samsung applications and some third-party applications. You can easily delete these third-party applications if it is not valuable for you. The customized user interface smoothens the user’s experience. Besides, the launcher also allows you to select the grid size and layout, making the overall interface extensively user-friendly.
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Samsung Galaxy F22 has a quad-camera setup in the rear panel. It stacks up the 48MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture which captures a decent picture with proper sharpness. Similarly, the device incorporates an 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor that allows you to take expansive landscapes. Following it is the 2MP depth and 2MP macro sensors with f/2.4 aperture. The depth lens work wonders when it comes to the background blur effect. Apart from the rear cameras, the device also has a 13MP front camera with an f/2.0 aperture that can take excellent selfies and wefies.
Coming as a mid-range device, Samsung Galaxy F22 delivers a fantastic job in camera performance. The pictures taken from the primary sensor are pretty impressive, with top-notch detailing. Similar is the case of the wide-angle lens. On the other hand, if you are fond of using a macro camera, Samsung Galaxy F22 will certainly not disappoint you. It offers decent macro shots with minute details.
The 13MP front camera also does a good job. You can capture wide-angle pictures with satisfactory quality and color reproduction. You will surely get selfies that you can directly upload in your Instagram feed without any editing.
Samsung Galaxy F22 Price in Nepal
Samsung offers two variants of the newly launched Galaxy F22. The base model brags 4GB of memory and 64GB of internal storage that will not cause any degradation in the performance. The price of this variant is Rs.20,500 in Nepal.
On the other hand, the superior variant of Galaxy F22 packs a RAM of 6GB and a storage of 128GB. The high specifications will cost you a few bucks more. It costs Rs.24,000 in Nepal. The figure of both versions seems to be a good value for money considering all the exceptional features that the device offers.