Samsung Galaxy S10-series to launch in India on March 6
Samsung's latest flagships, the Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e, will officially launch in India on March 6 at an event in New Delhi, according to media invite sent by the company. Notably, the Galaxy S10 series is already available for pre-ordering via several channels and will go on sale in the country starting March 8. Here's more on pricing and specifications.
The S10e is priced at Rs. 55,900 for the solo 128GB storage variant. Further, the S10 is listed at Rs. 66,900 and Rs. 84,900 for the 128GB and 512GB storage models. Lastly, the S10+ costs Rs. 73,900 for the 128GB variant, Rs. 91,900 for the 512GB storage option, and Rs. 1,17,900 for the top-end 1TB variant.
The Galaxy S10 series is currently available for pre-booking via Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Tata CLiQ, Samsung's online store, and select retail outlets. Notably, the pre-orders will close on March 5 and deliveries for all pre-bookings will begin from March 6. Further, the phones will go on sale from March 8 in India across all the aforementioned sales channels.
If you pre-order a Galaxy S10+/S10/S10e phone, you can either buy the Galaxy Watch (MRP: Rs. 29,990) or the Galaxy Buds (MRP: Rs. 9,990) at a discounted price of Rs. 9,999 and Rs. 2,999, respectively. Further, as part of additional pre-booking offers, you can avail an upgrade bonus of upto Rs. 15,000, and upto Rs. 6,000 cashback via HDFC cards.
The premium S10+ and S10 feature Infinity-O displays with curved edges, ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensors, and all-glass body. Notably, the S10+ has a pill-shaped display cutout for the dual selfie cameras. The affordable S10e model gets a flat Infinity-O display with slim bezels, dual rear cameras, and a side mounted fingerprint scanner. All models are also IP68-certified for dust and water resistance.
All models feature Dynamic AMOLED displays which come with HDR10+ certification, improved color accuracy and offer a peak brightness of 1,200 nits. In terms of sizes, the S10+ and S10 sport 6.4-inch and 6.1-inch displays with QHD+ resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio, respectively. On the other hand, the Galaxy S10e is more compact with a 5.8-inch screen and a full-HD+ resolution.
The triple camera array on the S10+ and S10 comprise a 12MP (f/1.5-f/2.4) main sensor with dual aperture and dual pixel OIS, a 12MP (f/2.4) telephoto sensor with OIS and autofocus, and a 16MP (f/2.2) fixed focus ultra-wide angle sensor with a 123-degree field of view. Meanwhile, S10e's dual camera setup has the same optics as the premium models but without the telephoto sensor.
The S10+ has a dual front camera setup featuring a 10MP (f/1.9) main sensor and 8MP (f/2.2) secondary sensor with dual pixel autofocus. The S10 and S10e feature a single 10MP (f/1.9) camera with dual pixel autofocus.
The S10 line-up is powered by Snapdragon 855/Exynos 9820 processor, paired with 6GB/8GB/12GB of RAM (depending on the models). The S10e and S10 come in 128GB and 128/512GB storage options, respectively, while S10+ is offered in 128GB/512GB/1TB storage variants (all further expandable upto 512GB). Under the hood, S10e, S10, and S10+ run Android Pie-based One UI and pack 3,100mAh, 3,400mAh, and 4,100mAh batteries, respectively.
All the S10 models support dual-SIMs, 4G VoLTE (LTE Cat. 20), Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, headphone jack, and USB Type-C port. Moreover, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 and Wireless PowerShare (reverse wireless charging) are also available on the S10 flagships. And while these phones come with all the standard sensors, the heart rate sensor is exclusive to the S10+ and S10.