Samsung Galaxy S10 series launched: Specifications, features, price

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21 Feb 2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 series launched, price starts at $750

As the company's most powerful smartphones till date, Samsung has launched its Galaxy S10 line-up today.

Dubbed as the S10+ and S10, these flagship phones come with Infinity-O displays, ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensors, triple rear cameras, and industry-best internals.

Alongside the premium models, Samsung has also introduced a lower-cost S10e variant which comes with flagship specifications and starts at $750.

Here's our roundup.

Design

Samsung Galaxy S10 series: At a glance

Samsung Galaxy S10 series: At a glance

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.

Display

All about the screen

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.

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Rear camera

For the shutterbugs

For the shutterbugs

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.

For the selfie lovers

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.

Internals

Under the hood

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/512GB storage options 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.

Nitty-gritty

Connectivity options and sensors onboard the Galaxy S10 flagships

Connectivity options and sensors onboard the Galaxy S10 flagships

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.

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Pricing and availability

While Galaxy S10e range starts at $749.99 (approx. Rs. 53,300), the premium S10 and S10+ models come at a starting price of $899.99 (approx. Rs. 63,900) and $999.99 (approx. Rs. 71,000), respectively.

All these S10 phones, available in a bunch of color options, will go on sale in the US on March 8 with pre-orders beginning today i.e. February 21.

Top-end model

Samsung has also launched the S10 5G model

Samsung has also launched the S10 5G model

Alongside the S10 series, Samsung has also launched the S10 5G variant.

This top-end model is identical to the S10+ but comes with a 6.7-inch display, 8GB RAM, 256GB of non-expandable storage, 4,500mAh battery and 5G wireless modem.

The 5G model also gets an additional 3D Depth sensor in the rear, while up front, the 3D sensor replaces the 8MP sensor found on S10+.

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What is the price of Samsung Galaxy S10e?

Asked 2019-02-21 06:32:55 by Ankita Balasubramanium

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The Galaxy S10e starts at $749.99 (approx. Rs. 53,300). On the other hand, the premium S10 and S10+ models come at a starting price of $899.99 (approx. Rs. 63,900) and $999.99 (approx. Rs. 71,000), respectively.

When will Samsung Galaxy S10+ go on sale?

Asked 2019-02-21 06:32:55 by Anika Rao

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Samsung Galaxy S10+, as well as the S10 and S10e, will go on sale in the US starting March 8. Notably, the pre-orders of the phone will begin today i.e February 21.

What are the camera specifications of Galaxy S10+?

Asked 2019-02-21 06:32:55 by Ishan Dasgupta

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Samsung Galaxy S10+ get a triple rear camera setup comprising 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. Up front, the phone has a dual front camera setup featuring a 10MP (f/1.9) main sensor and 8MP (f/2.2) secondary sensor

What are the specifications of Samsung Galaxy S10 5G model?

Asked 2019-02-21 06:32:55 by Arjun Gavde

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The Galaxy S10 5G model is identical to the S10+ but comes with a 6.7-inch display, 8GB RAM, 256GB of non-expandable storage, 4,500mAh battery and 5G wireless modem. It also has an additional 3D Depth sensor in the rear, while up front, the 3D sensor replaces the 8MP sensor found on S10+.

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