Week 3 in review: Samsung announces Exyno 2200, Galaxy S22 leaks continue

In the third week of 2022, the most popular news articles were related to Samsung. We had a bunch of Galaxy S22-related leaks, but also an official announcement when Samsung unveiled the Exynos 2200 chipset. It will come with an all-new Xclipse GPU co-developed with AMD and power the flagship lineup in select markets.

With all the Galaxy S22s, the Android community is increasingly interested in the upcoming mid-range Galaxy A53 5G as it appears again in our weekly roundup.

On Apple’s side, the most popular article was the iPhone 13’s inability to apply noise cancellation during calls. Apart from that, we also got a bit more information about the upcoming iPhone SE handsets slated for this year and next year. And apparently this year’s non-Pro iPhone 14 models will be missing ProMotion displays.

Oppo Reno6 Lite and vivo Y55 5G have made their official debuts. And we may have had our first glimpse of the Oppo Reno8 series and the Find X5 Pro as well.

Here’s the full list of this week’s highlights and see you in seven days!

The images are also accompanied by a recap of the specs leaked so far.

Apple confirms iPhone 13 series lacks noise cancellation during phone calls

The feature was available on previous generation iPhones for over a decade.

The first Exynos 2200 benchmarks emerge

We advise against reading too much into these at this stage, however.

Samsung unveils Exynos 2200 with Xclipse GPU, based on AMD RDNA2 architecture

It is the first mobile chipset with hardware accelerated ray tracing and variable rate shading on mobile.

The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is certified with a 15W charger

It looks like the faster charging bricks aren’t among Samsung’s best-selling devices this year.

Samsung Galaxy S22+ appears in new images, some specs in tow

And no Snapdragon for the European market.

Apple will release a new iPad Air alongside the iPhone SE (2022)

It will have the same design as its predecessor.

Retailers in Europe list Exynos-powered Galaxy S22 series

Model numbers for this specific platform appeared in Italy and Ireland.

Alleged surface of Oppo Reno8 images

Renderings are taken directly from patent documents filed by Oppo.

Samsung Galaxy S22+ leaks in more official images

Discover the S22+ in black, white and green.

Oppo Find X5 Pro Live Shots Reveal Hasselblad Camera

The phone’s camera mound will be branded MariSilicon, Oppo’s first NPU.

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 series is coming to Europe on January 26

We expect Redmi to launch at least two smartphones next Wednesday.

iPhone SE 2022 called SE+ 5G, 2023/2024 model coming with 5.7

If OLED prices drop significantly, the iPhone SE+ 5G will likely adopt an OLED panel.

Xiaomi Global Model 12 Passes Geekbench With 8GB RAM

The phone was announced for the Chinese market in December.

Samsung Galaxy S22 launched on February 9, new report reveals

The date of the Unpacked event corresponds to the Chinese launch, which may or may not be the same as the global one.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Series Chipset Regional Configurations Revealed

Most regions could get the Snapdragon builds.

Official Oppo Reno6 Lite with SD 662, 5000 mAh battery

The device was introduced in Mexico and is already up for grabs.

vivo Y55 5G debuts with Dimensity 700 and 5,000 mAh battery

It’s up for grabs in Taiwan.

Xiaomi 11T Pro with Snapdragon 888 and 120W charging launched in India

It also packs a 120Hz AMOLED display.

3D printed mannequin of an iPhone SE+ 5G shows the same old design

The CAD design left the front blank though – will Apple release a phone with a forehead and chin in 2022 or kick it up a notch?

Canalys: Apple is back at the top of the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter

The company was No. 2 in the previous quarter, during the October-December period it was propelled by strong iPhone sales.

iPhone SE+ 5G will be available in late April or early May, analyst says

The SE+ model will continue to use the old iPhone 8-derived design, but will eventually switch from LTE to 5G.

Non-Pro iPhone 14 models won't get ProMotion displays

Apple may implement perforated and pill-shaped cutouts on this year’s Pro models.

Infinix INBook X2 Launches with 10 Gen Intel Chipsets, Slim and Light Body

Available in select countries from January 22.

Apple iPhone SE+ 5G and new iPad Air listed by Russian EEC

The third-generation iPhone SE and fifth-generation iPad Air are expected this year.

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