We’ve been hearing rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S22 since early this year. Previous rumors have been suggesting the launch of the flagships in January 2022. This made sense, after all, Samsung’s Galaxy S21 series debuted in January 2021 which was much earlier than the company’s usual window. However, the Galaxy S22 series had to be delayed to February. We can’t call this a delay, after all, the company never publicly promised to launch the devices in January. Anyway, the leaks have been suggesting a January launch and then started to point to February. Now, reports indicate that the new devices may be pushed to March 2022.
A few months back, rumors emerged stating that Samsung had to push its Galaxy S22 series to February. Most precisely, to February 8. Due to the ongoing chipset crisis, the company wouldn’t be able to secure enough chips and components for its new smartphones before January. To fill the gap left without releases, the company will launch the Galaxy S21 FE. This one was also planned for this year but was postponed for a number of reasons. However, it went through mass manufacturing, and Samsung will not waste its work. The S21 FE will not feel like a 2022 flagship but will come as a cost-effective version ahead of the S22 series.
Samsung Galaxy S22 series release may be pushed to March 2022
According to a new report, the Galaxy S21 FE will be Samsung’s only 2022 flagship for at least January and for a good portion of February. Samsung has reportedly delayed the Galaxy S22 series to late February or even March 2022. The reason, once again, is due to the ongoing supply chain issues. Samsung is still having issues and has decided to postpone the devices until late Q1 2022.
Of course, this isn’t a delay for Samsung, after all the company never said it would launch its flagships in January or February. Everything we know comes from the leaks. These devices have been leaking a lot in recent months and we assume that they will keep leaking until the launch.
The company will bring three flagship smartphones – Galaxy S22, S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra. These three devices will pack 6.1-inch, 6.55-inch, and 6.8-inch screens. All three phones will come with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 or Exynos 2200 SoC, depending on the region. The Ultra model will offer 45 W fast-charging, while the other devices will have tepid 25W charging. Also, the Ultra will bring an S Pen slot and rumors say it will be rebranded to S22 Note.