Samsung Galaxy S22 vs iPhone 13: Price in India, specs compared


The Samsung Galaxy S22 was launched today in India as the company’s latest flagship. The new phone succeeds the Galaxy S21 which debuted last year. In terms of design, the Samsung Galaxy S22 is quite similar to the Galaxy S21. There are, however, some underlying changes to provide an improved experience. The Galaxy S22 is equipped with the high-end Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. It also runs on the latest Android out of the box. Additionally, Samsung has provided a list of camera advancements and an upgraded version of Armor Aluminum. All of this makes the Samsung Galaxy S22 a strong contender against the iPhone 13.

In this article, we compare the price and specifications of Samsung Galaxy S22 in India with those of iPhone 13 to detail their main differences.

Samsung Galaxy S22 vs iPhone 13: Price in India

The price of Samsung Galaxy S22 in India starts at Rs. 72,999 for the base variant of 8GB RAM + 128GB storage. The phone is also available in an 8GB + 256GB model priced at Rs. 76,999. Alongside the regular Galaxy S22, the new series includes the Samsung Galaxy S22+ which starts at Rs. 84,999 for the 8GB option +128GB and goes up to Rs. 88,999 for the 8GB + 256GB model.

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In contrast, the price of iPhone 13 in India starts at Rs. 79,900 for the 128GB model. The iPhone model also comes in a 256GB option at Rs. 89,900 and a 512GB variant at Rs. 1,09,900.

Details on the Indian availability of the Samsung Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+ have yet to be announced, although both models are up for pre-order in the country from February 23.

The iPhone 13, on the other hand, is available in all major retail channels nationwide.

Samsung Galaxy S22 vs. iPhone 13: Specs

The Samsung Galaxy S22 runs on Android 12 out of the box with One UI 4.1 on top, while the iPhone 13 runs on iOS 15. On the display front, the Galaxy S22 comes with Dynamic AMOLED Full HD+ 6.1-inch 2X display with 120Hz refresh rate (48–120Hz). If you choose the Galaxy S22+, you’ll get the same screen but in a 6.6-inch size. The iPhone 13, on the other side, has a 6.1-inch OLED display with 1,170x resolution, 2,532 pixels.

Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy S22 has the octa-core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The iPhone 13 comes with the A15 Bionic chip which includes a six-core processor and a quad-core GPU, along with a neural engine dedicated to 16 cores.

The Samsung Galaxy S22 is paired with 8GB of RAM. Although the details of the RAM on the iPhone 13 are not officially revealed, it turns out that it has 4 GB of RAM.

In terms of optics, the Samsung Galaxy S22 sports a triple rear camera that houses a 50-megapixel main sensor with an f/1.8 wide-angle lens. The camera setup also includes a 12-megapixel ultra-wide shooter and a 10-megapixel telephoto lens.

The iPhone 13, on the other side, comes with a dual rear camera setup. It includes a 12-megapixel sensor with an f/1.6 wide-angle lens and another 12-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 ultra-wide lens.

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Samsung has provided a 10-megapixel selfie camera sensor on the front of the Galaxy S22, with an f/2.2 lens. However, the iPhone 13 comes with a 12-megapixel camera sensor on the front, with an f/2.2 lens.

The Galaxy S22 comes in 128GB and 256GB storage options. The iPhone 13 also comes in 128GB and 256GB options, alongside the top-end 512GB model.

In terms of connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy S22 and iPhone 13 are mostly identical. Both phones support 5G and 4G LTE as well as GPS/A-GPS. On the differences front, the Galaxy S22 comes with a USB Type-C port, while the iPhone 13 offers a Lightning port. The iPhone model also includes Ultra-Wideband (UWB) which is not available on the standard Galaxy S22 but on the Galaxy S22+.

The Galaxy S22 and iPhone 13 both come in an iP68-certified version. The Samsung phone also comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor, which is not available on the Apple model. However, the iPhone 13 offers Face ID through its front-facing TrueDepth camera for biometric authentication support.

Samsung packed the Galaxy S22 with a 3,700mAh battery with support for 25W wired and 15W wireless charging. The Galaxy phone also includes Wireless PowerShare for charging other wireless charging compatible devices.

On the other hand, the iPhone 13 has not been unveiled by the manufacturer. However, it is said to have a capacity of 3,265 mAh. The iPhone supports fast charging via 20W adapter or 7.5W Qi wireless charging and 15W MagSafe wireless charging.

The Samsung Galaxy S22 measures 146.0 x 70.6 x 7.6mm and weighs 168 grams. However, the iPhone 13 measures 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.65mm and weighs 173 grams.


Galaxy S22 vs. iPhone 13 Comparison

iPhone 13
Key specs
Display 6.10 inches 6.10 inches
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Apple A15 Bionic
Rear camera Yes 12 megapixel + 12 megapixel
RAM 8 GB
Storage 256 GB 128 GB
Battery capacity 3700mAh
SE Android 12 iOS 15
Front camera 12 megapixels
Resolution 1170×2532 pixels

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