Samsung Galaxy S22 series with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 up for pre-booking in India with free benefits

By G. S. Vasan | Published 11 Feb 2022 17:52 IST
  • Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S22 series will ship with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in India.

  • The reservation window is open for grabbing the Galaxy S22 phones with exciting gifts like a free Galaxy SmartTag.

  • The vanilla Galaxy S22 starts at $799 (₹59,900), the Galaxy S22+ begins at $999 (~₹74,900) and Galaxy S22 Ultra starts at $1,199 (~₹89,900).

Samsung Galaxy S22 series with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 up for pre-booking in India with free benefits
Samsung Galaxy S22 series with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 up for pre-booking in India with free benefits

After the debut of the Galaxy S22 series at the Galaxy Unpacked event held on February 9, Samsung must be gearing up to launch the phones in markets like India. And much to the delight of most Sammy fans in the country, the South Korean giant has confirmed that it will be bringing the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 edition of the phones to our market. In a Twitter conversation, both Samsung and Snapdragon India revealed the news.

Well, well, so if you are looking to snag one of these phones for yourself, know that they are up for pre-booking on the official Samsung India website. While doing so, you are also rewarded with goodies like a Galaxy Smart Tag and stand a chance at winning other benefits. Let’s see how you go about doing the same.

Samsung Galaxy S22 series: Pre-order benefits

Pre-reserving a Galaxy S22 series smartphone costs ₹1,999 and here are the step to do it:

  • Visit the Samsung India website and click on the Pre-reserve button to add the Galaxy S22 Pre-reserve VIP pass to your cart.
  • Pre-orders will start off at a price of ₹1999 (refundable). 
  • Upon successfully completing the process, you will receive a confirmation email and SMS message.

The benefits of this are that you get a preferential hold on the new Galaxy S22 phones. And when you buy the phone using the VIP pass (before March 10, 2022), you get a refund of the afore-paid ₹1,999 slashed from the purchase price. However, ensure you avail of this pass in time ‘cause else Samsung warns, “The coupon if not utilised till 23:59 hours on 10th Mar'22, will stand automatically cancelled and refund of the Pre-reserve VIP pass of amount Rs. 1999 will be generated to your source account from where you made the payment.” 

Note that you can pre-book the Galaxy S22 series until February 21, 2022. And those of you who pre-reserve a unit will be gifted a Galaxy Smart Tag worth ₹2,699 as well.

Samsung assures that this process is risk-free and that you can get a “100% refund on cancellation”. The hows of this are detailed on the same webpage’s FAQ section.

As for the Indian pricing and availability details, the company hasn’t announced them yet. So, you may work with what we know from the global launch —

The Galaxy S22 starts at $799 (~₹59,797), the Galaxy S22 Plus at $999 (~₹74,764) and Galaxy S22 Ultra at $1,199 (~₹89,700). In India, as already mentioned, the phones will be wielding the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. You can find more details about them here.

And for more news, reviews, buying guides, feature stories, and everything else tech-related, keep reading

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 17 Feb 2022
Variant: 128 GB/12 GB RAM , 256 GB/12 GB RAM , 512 GB/12 GB RAM
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • Screen Size Screen Size
    6.8" (2K) inches
  • Rear camera mega pixel Rear camera mega pixel
    12 + 40 MP | 40 MP
  • Storage Storage
    256GB / 12GB
  • Battery capacity (mAh) Battery capacity (mAh)
    5000 mAh
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