Samsung Galaxy A22 BIS listing hints at impending India launch

The Samsung Galaxy A22 has reportedly been spotted on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) website and on an HTML5 test list. The BIS list suggests that the smartphone will launch in India soon. Reports suggest the handset will debut in 4G and 5G variants in the second half of 2021. Last month, the smartphone’s camera specifications surfaced online, revealing that the handset can carry a 13-inch selfie camera. megapixel and rear quad camera setup.

According to a report from MySmartPrice, the Samsung Galaxy A22 has the model number SM-A225F in both listings. The HTML5 test list suggests that the phone can run on Android 11. This is the same model number previously associated with the 4G variant of the upcoming Samsung smartphone. It was previously reported that a 5G variant of the phone is also in the works. The 4G and 5G versions of the phone are expected to launch in the second half of 2021.

Earlier this year, another report claimed that the Samsung Galaxy A22 could come with a quad rear camera setup that would likely include a 48-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel secondary camera, and two 2-megapixel sensors. The phone would also be equipped with a 13-megapixel selfie camera. This is identical to the camera specifications of the Samsung Galaxy A21 which launched in May of last year.

The report also claimed that the front camera module for the Samsung Galaxy A22 could be produced by Coasia and Samsung Electro-Mechanics, who also reportedly developed the camera modules for the Samsung Galaxy A72 and Galaxy A52 models. Samsung Electro-Mechanics reportedly provided camera modules only for Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note and Galaxy S series phones.

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