Samsung S22 Ultra screen flickering issue acknowledged; fix coming soon
Some early users of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra are experiencing weird screen flickering. The display, set to QHD+ resolution and on Natural color mode, starts flickering when users unlock the device using the in-display fingerprint sensor. Seemingly, only the Exynos edition of the phone is affected by the problem. Samsung has acknowledged the problem and promised a fix through a software update.
The glitch appears mostly while unlocking the device
Why does this story matter?
- It has almost become a trend now for new flagship smartphones to be marred with software or hardware issues. Customers spend top bucks for the premium devices but their experience is hampered because of buggy software or faulty hardware.
- In the case of Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, the company has promised a fix and it should reach the devices in the coming days.
Samsung has advised changing screen resolution from QHD+ to 1080p
The phone has a 120Hz AMOLED screen
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with a 6.8-inch QHD+ (1440x3088 pixels) Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 20:9 aspect ratio. It has a punch-hole cut-out for the front camera, slim bezels, curved edges, and an under-display fingerprint sensor. The handset also gets IP68-rated water resistance and uses Corning Gorilla Glass Victus+ to protect the screen.
It offers 108MP main camera and 12MP ultra-wide snapper
The Galaxy S22 Ultra features a quad camera arrangement on the rear, including a 108MP primary sensor, a 10MP periscope lens with 10x optical zoom, a 10MP telephoto lens, and a 12MP ultra-wide snapper. At the front, it has a 40MP selfie camera.
Indian variant is powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset
The India-specific Galaxy S22 Ultra is fueled by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, mated with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of onboard storage. While the S22 has a 3,700mAh battery with 25W fast-charging support, the S22+ and S22 Ultra pack a 4,500mAh and 5,000mAh battery, respectively, with 45W fast-charging. All three handsets boot Android 12-based One UI 4.1.