vivo X80 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: These two flagship smartphones are among the best devices you can buy in 2022. But which out of these two is more worthy of your money? In this article, we’ll outline the differences and similarities between these two smartphones. We aim to help you make a better purchasing decision.

While at the bottom of this article, there will be the verdict segment that will guide you on which is better for you. So make sure to read to the end.

vivo X80 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Specs

Specsvivo X80 ProGalaxy S22 Ultra
Display6.78-inch, 120Hz6.8-inch, 120Hz
Back Camera50 + 48 + 12 + 8MP108 + 10 + 10 + 12MP
Front Camera32MP40MP
ChipsetSnapdragon 8 Gen 1Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Exynos 2200 5G
SoftwareAndroid 12Android 12
Battery4,700mAh (80W)5,000mAh (45W)
IP RatingIP68IP68

See Also: vivo X80 Pro is now available for purchase for $999
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Display and Durability

The designs of these two smartphones are similar. Both devices have a dot in the display that houses the selfie camera. Also, they both have super AMOLED displays that are slightly curved to the side. The screens are bright and colour accurate, alongside a 120Hz refresh rate support. However, the Galaxy S22 Ultra is weightier than the vivo X80 Pro. And the reason for that is the S Pen support and housing.

In terms of durability, the screen on both smartphones is protected by a corning Gorilla Glass (victus to be precise on the Galaxy S22 Ultra). And both devices are also dust and water-resistant (IP68 rated).


Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra comes with a 108MP OIS main cam, alongside a 12MP ultra-wide, a 10MP OIS portrait lens, and a 10MP OIS tele 10x optical periscope lens. Upfront is a 40MP selfie camera. While vivo X80 Pro retains the quad-camera setup: 50MP OIS main cam, 48MP ultrawide, a 12MP portrait lens and 8MP  tele 5x optical periscope lens. The selfie camera is 32MP.

Overall, both smartphones have good cameras. But a special shout out to the vivo X80 Pro especially in a very low light condition it comes out very bright. The presence of OIS on both devices means you can have a good photography experience. It will also interest you to know that the rear and front cameras on both devices, can record video in 8k/4k resolution.

See Also: vivo X80 is now available for purchase for $699
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Performance | 5G | Configuration

vivo X80 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is both 5G enabled. The Galaxy S22 Ultra is powered by Exynos 2200/SD 8 Gen 1 chip (depending on your region), paired with 8/12 GB RAM and 128 – 512 GB storage. While the vivo X80 Pro is powered by SD 8 Gen 1 5G chip, paired with 8/12 GB RAM + 256/512 GB storage.


Samsung has improved the software plan for its devices, by extending the update to 4 years. Thus, the Galaxy S22 Ultra boots Android 12 out of the box with 4 years of major Android updates in view and 5 years of security patches. vivo X80 Pro does boots Android 12 from the box but will get 3 years of updates.

vivo X80 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Battery

The vivo X80 Pro comes with all the essential accessories in the box (charger etc), unlike the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. The X80 Pro has a 4,700 mAh battery capacity with 80W wired fast charge support. While the Galaxy S22 Ultra has a 5,000 mAh battery capacity and 45W fast charge. The vivo X80 Pro charges faster as you can get it from 0-100% in just 38 minutes.

vivo X80 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Price

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra price with 8/128 GB configuration starts at $999, while the vivo X80 Pro with 8/256 GB configuration starts at a similar price.

Buy vivo X80 Pro and Galaxy S22 Ultra
vivo X80 ProPriceGalaxy S22 UltraPrice
Buy on Giztop$999Buy on Amazon$1,199

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vivo X80 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra: Verdict

vivo X80 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

These two devices are top-flight. They are among the best smartphones of 2022 you can buy. Durability is there, cameras are excellent, great displays/speakers, performance at peak level etc. However, the S Pen support on the Galaxy S22 Ultra increases its productivity percentage, alongside the longer software support.

Thus, if I’m to score these two smartphones by percentage. I’ll score the Galaxy 22 Ultra (49.5%), while the vivo X80 Pro gets (48.5%). For further enquires: contact me on IG/Twitter (@maii_hd)

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