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Samsung Galaxy F22 in Nepal: A big promise delivered on a tight budget

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Samsung Galaxy F22 can be considered a new premium budget-range smartphone available in Nepal.

This is the best Samsung phone in this price range and is probably the best value for money smartphone on the market right now. Samsung Galaxy F22 offers a 6000mAh battery, 48MP quad-camera 90Hz Super AMOLED display and many more, which can be difficult to find on other smartphones of a similar price category.

Let’s dig into the specifications of the phone.

Specifications

Dimension Height: 160mm
Width: 74mm
Thickness: 9.4mm
Weight: 203 grams
Display6.4-inch AMOLED, 90Hz, 600 nits
SimDual sims
Resolution720*1,600 pixels
OSAndroid 11, One UI Core 3.1
ChipsetMediatek Helio G80 (12nm)
GPUMali-G52 MC2
Storage64GB/128GB
SD card slotYes (dedicated)
RAM4GB/6GB
CameraFront: 13MP, f/2.2
Rear: 48MP, f/1.8              
8MP (ultrawide)              
2MP (depth)             
2MP (macro)        
SoundLoudspeakers, 3.5mm headphone jack
Battery6,000mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Fast charging 15W
SensorsSide-mounted fingerprint, accelerometer, compass, gyro, proximity
ColoursDenim black, denim blue
PriceRs 20,499 (4/64GB)
Rs 23,099 (6/128GB)

Design and display

Photo: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy F22 flaunts a similar design to Galaxy A22 and Galaxy M32. It has a build of a glass front, polycarbonate back and a plastic frame. The colour options of the phone are basic and limited to two only. The back of the phone has horizontal stripes for better grip and preventing fingerprint smudges. This is also a phone that makes you feel its presence on your pocket with weighing around 203 grams and having 9.4mm thickness. It features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

The phone features a 6.4mm Super AMOLED display that has a maximum resolution of 720*1,600 pixels and can reach a peak brightness of up to 600 nits. The phone features a 90Hz refresh rate display making use of the phone very smooth. Furthermore, the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Cameras

Photo: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy F22 has a quad-camera setup on the back. The main 48MP camera is housed together with an 8MP (123 degrees) ultrawide and a couple of 2MP macro and depth sensors. On the front, it has a 13MP selfie camera.

The cameras on both ends can record videos in 1080p resolution. The camera captures good photos for its category and the 123 degrees ultrawide camera is really handy for landscape photography.

Performance and battery life

Samsung Galaxy F22 runs on Android 11 with One UI Core 3.1 on top. While the phone is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 (12nm) chipset, the graphics are handled by Mali-G52 MC2. Multitasking on this phone should not be easy.

Photo: Samsung

The phone features a mammoth 6.000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery which supports 15W fast charging. This battery can provide:

  • Up to 29 hours of internet usage time
  • Up to 35 hours of video play time
  • Up to 133 hours of music play time
  • Up to 45 hours of voice talk time

Storage, connectivity and other features

Samsung Galaxy F22
Photo: Samsung

Samsung Galaxy F22 comes in two variants. The 4GB RAM variant comes with 64GB of internal storage and the 6GB RAM variant comes with 128GB of internal storage. The storage of the phone can be expanded with a microSD card and the phone has a dedicated slot for it.

The phone supports dual sims, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C 2.0 and is NFC enabled. The phone also supports FM radio and has a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Samsung Galaxy F22 is priced at Rs 20,499 for 4/64GB and Rs 23,099 for 6/128GB variants.

Verdict

Samsung Galaxy F22 is probably the best value for money smartphone on the market and only Xiaomi’s Redmi 10 Prime gives it a tough go. At this price range, these two are the best options and other smartphones do not even come close. Samsung Galaxy F22 offers a lot for this price range. It has the best display in this category offering a Super AMOLED 90Hz refresh rate display. Not even the Redmi 10 Prime can match this feat.

The quad-camera setup also offers decent photography. Hopefully, there will not be decoy macro cameras in 2022 from smartphone companies, and instead, they shall offer better performance from other cameras on the phone. The battery backup of the phone is also praiseworthy as it provides more than enough power to go through the day. It is just priced above Rs 20,000 but offers way more than the smartphones under Rs 20,000. Along with Redmi 10 Prime, it is the best budget smartphone available in the market.

Also, check the price of Samsung phones in Nepal.

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Subba is a tech and auto writer at Onlinekhabar.

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