Barring further chip buys and other industry complications, we currently expect the Galaxy S22 lineup to be unveiled in Q1 2020. February 8 is a date that’s been choppy. There’s still a lot of mystery surrounding the future flagship trio, but we’ve started to piece things together, especially in the design department. A new set of screen protectors for the trio deliver what is arguably one of the most reliable benchmarks in terms of scale to date.
From left to right: Galaxy S22 Ultra • S22 + • S22
Granted, the pieces of glass themselves don’t really offer much insight, but the extra-thin bezels are something that’s hard to ignore. Additionally, we can clearly see selfie camera punch holes on all three models, further proving that even the S22 Ultra won’t go for an under-screen camera solution. This is information on which most sources have already agreed. Still, it’s good to have a visual reaffirmation. The same goes for the fact that the S22 and S22 + vanillas appear to have flat screens, just like their predecessors. In fact, this simply offers further proof of inside information that both models will follow the overall design language of the S21 family very closely.
Screen protectors for Galaxy S22 family
Digging a little deeper into the design question, this is actually not the first time so-called screen protectors for the S22 and S22 + have leaked. Last time, the source also provided [Galaxy S21]() and [S21+]() protectors alongside the new ones in order to provide a frame of reference. It looks like the S22 generation will be a bit wider and less “skinny and tall” than the current S21 generation with slightly more rounded edges. Granted, it’s very difficult to judge without a good side-by-side comparison. According to other sources, the Galaxy S22 should arrive with a 6.06 “OLED display of Full HD + resolution, the smallest diagonal since the [Galaxy S9](). The S22 + will also “shrink” to 6.55 “compared to 6.67” on the S21 +. So it is something. From the rear, the Galaxy S22 and S22 + camera setup will likely retain its vertical layout, with the island extending all the way to the edge.
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra (images: FPT)
When it comes to the S22 Ultra, all signs continue to point to a very Note-like design. Of course, the flatter sides and the S Pen compartment aren’t a new revelation. In addition, most sources tend to converge on the idea of a new “water drop” rear camera design. What this new screen protector photo offers is further confirmation of rumors that the screen curvature on the S22 Ultra will be much less aggressive than that on the [Galaxy Note20 Ultra](). The S22 Ultra’s overall boxier silhouette, compared to its two S22 siblings, is also very evident.
Of course, we have to note that while these screen protectors turn out to be the real deal, they aren’t necessarily designed to cover the entire front of devices edge to edge, so the display bezel judgment, among other things, can be turned off a little.