Samsung Galaxy S22 is out in the wild thanks to a real-life photo

Hopefully an announcement from Samsung themselves will follow soon enough

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Chinese micro-blogging website ‘Weibo’ is the home of the latest Samsung Galaxy 22 leak, but this particular peek behind the curtain is extra special. We’re looking at a real-life picture of the Samsung Galaxy S22 below, as opposed to previously speculative renders of the highly anticipated handset:

Credit: ‘Ice Universe’ – Weibo user

Confirming render leaks and other speculation, Samsung Galaxy S22 adopts the triple vertical camera in the upper left corner. It looks slightly different than the S21 thanks to the glossy black backplate instead of a matte black finish, however. This camera bump looks less prominent than its predecessor, however, building on the S21s ‘Contour Cut’ design.

These particular lenses will be a significant upgrade over the last generation with the main camera rumored to be Samsung’s new GN5 50MP camera, the same found in Google Pixel 6. The telephoto camera may very well be a 10MP sensor complemented with 3x optical zoom ability.

Samsung is struggling to keep a tight lid on Samsung Galaxy S22 leaks thanks to Ice Universe, who took to Twitter at the beginning of December to leak their upcoming S22 wallpaper series:

The above wallpapers have also been included in the latest batch of renders by Lets Go Digitals graphic designers Parvez Khan and Giuseppe Spinelli. They are also responsible for the renders found in our Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra news here.

Included features for Samsung Galaxy S22 could very well be an under-display front camera as seen in Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, although the performance of the said camera in practice may make Samsung go for a hole punch again. It may also feature a thinner design, so don’t hold out for any battery upgrades here either.

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