Yesterday, Samsung officially announced that its new generation flagship foldable smartphone, Samsung Galaxy W22 5G will be released at the Hangzhou Grand Theater at 19:00 on October 13. Samsung’s “Heart of the World” W series is a higher-end flagship product than the S series and Note series. It belongs to the ultra-high-end custom flagship “Heart of the World” series created by Samsung and China Telecom. The back will have the “Heart of the World” logo and this smartphone will be more expensive than the iPhone 13 Pro Max.
Starting from the Samsung Galaxy W20, Samsung’s worldwide W series has been modified based on its foldable smartphone progress. This time, the Samsung Galaxy W22 5G is no exception. According to the previous renders of this smartphone, it will be a small change from Samsung Z Fold3. This device will come with a 7.6-inch foldable design and the frame will also change from black on Samsung Z Fold3 to silver gray.
In terms of performance, this foldable smartphone will come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. This chip will be supported with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage. In terms of price, the W series phones are often more expensive than the Z foldable phones (about 50% more). The price of the Galaxy Z Fold3 is about 15,000 yuan ($2,328) (12GB/512GB). Samsung Galaxy W22 5G may exceed 20,000 yuan ($3,104) since the previous generation Samsung Galaxy W21 costs 19,999 yuan ($3,104). As of now, there is no official confirmation of the price of this device. However, we will only have to wait a few days to get the official pricing and specs.
Samsung Galaxy W21 5G specifications
- 7.3-inch (2208 x 1768 pixels) QXGA+ 22.5:18 Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED 2x main display, 6.23-inch (2260 x 816 pixels) 25:9 HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Flex cover display
- Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ 7nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 650 GPU
- 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 512GB (UFS 3.1) storage
- Android 10 with One UI 2.5
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 12MP Telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom, up to 10x digital zoom, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture
- 10MP cover and 10MP front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture
- Stereo speakers tuned by AKG, Dolby Atmos
- Side-mounted Fingerprint Sensor
- Dimensions Folded: 68.0 x 159.2 x13.8~16.8mm, Unfolded: 128.2 x 159.2 x 6.0~6.9mm; Weight: 288g
- 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), HE80, MIMO, 1024-QAM, Bluetooth 5, GPS with GLONASS, USB Type-C (Gen 3.2), NFC, MST
- 4500mAh battery with 25W wired and 11W wireless (WPC and PMA) charging