Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra S Pen tipped to get a major upgrade

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According to XEETECHCARE, the input delay on the Galaxy S22’s S Pen stylus will come in at 2.8 milliseconds—not bad at all when you consider the figure 9 milliseconds for the previous version of the accessory.

And if you’ve been thinking that Samsung Galaxy S22 rumors and leaks may be slowing down between now and the expected February launch, then forget about it. This is the latest information to reach us about the Ultra model and the S Pen stylus that comes with it.


The improvement in responsiveness by more than two-thirds should make for a more fluid and natural experience for S Pen users, and could be yet another reason to take the Galaxy S22 Ultra over other models coming to the range.

S Pen is more powerful

The S Pen with 9 ms latency was the model that accompanied the Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and Galaxy S21 Ultra. A slightly different stylus is available with the Galaxy Z Fold 3, but there is no official information on its input delay, and the same holds true for the more expensive S Pen Pro.

The improvements that have been about to come to the S Pen in 2022 include some tweaks and optimizations on the software side, but once again it seems you need a separate case to carry the S Pen with your phone. Will be

The same YouTube source also reiterated some of the other rumors we’ve heard about the higher-end S22 model so far for this year, which include a 108MP main sensor that’s expected to fit into the rear camera – and that’s apparently not the case. It’s going to be the first camera on a Samsung phone to support 12-bit HDR for even more colors.

Analysis: Leaving the Note Back

The news that Samsung is improving the S Pen that comes with the S22 Ultra is another sign that the company is leaving the revered old Note series behind this year – we didn’t get the Galaxy Note 21 last year and it’s unlikely That we will get the Galaxy Note 22 during the next 12 months.

The good news is that other Samsung phones are filling this gap. The Galaxy S22 Ultra as well as the Galaxy Z Fold 4 are expected to come with S Pen support later in the year, though the different screen types on the foldable phone could mean that an optional stylus is needed again. Is.

Samsung itself has made it clear that S Pen support will be coming to more of its devices in the future – though it’s disappointing that no other phone has yet offered an integrated S Pen dock like the Note. This is something that we hope will change.

By all accounts the Galaxy S22 Ultra is going to be a Note replacement, and may even get a name change to reflect this development. The design is said to be quite different from the S22 and S22 Plus, and the cameras are clearly more advanced as well. All should be revealed at the official unveiling sometime next month.

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