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Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e unveiled in San Franciso

Written by James Delahunty @ 20 Feb 2019 2:58 User comments (1)

Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e unveiled in San Franciso Samsung has shown off its shiny new Galaxy S10 handsets on the tenth anniversary of the original Galaxy S smartphone.
There are three options to choose from: Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung Galaxy S10+ (plus) and Samsung Galaxy S10e. To start with what is common to all of them, we would first note that they are all driven by a Snapdragon 855 processor (in the United States), or Exynos 9820 (outside the U.S.). They all support WiFi 6, Near Field Communication and Bluetooth LE.

The new models also support reverse wireless charging (Wireless PowerShare7), which allows owners to charge other devices using their Samsung Galaxy S10. An ultrasonic fingerprint scanner lurks beneath the curved edge screens of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ but is moved to the side for the S10e.

While the Samsung Galaxy S10e has two cameras, the S10 and S10+ features a standard camera (12 MP, OIS, f/1.5 or f/2.4), ultra-wide 123-degree angle camera (16 MP, f/2.2), and a telephoto camera (12 MP, OIS, f/2.4) on the back. With the S10, you can easily switch between the lens based on what you need at the time. The S10 is the first smartphone that can record video in HDR10+.

The S10 camera has a new Instagram mode that allows you to quickly send photos to your Stories and share immediately.

AI makes taking stunning colorful, steady and smooth videos much easier on the S10 too.

All three versions retain the headphone jack, are IP68 water resistance compliant and all feature a Bixby button (if you wanted one!). Like most smartphones now, the devices feature a USB-C port. All are available in Prism, Black, White, and Green.

The new Infinity-O dynamic AMOLED display delivers HDR10+ support and unprecedented color and brightness for smartphones (included on the S10 and S10+). Samsung has also partnered with Adobe for an optimized version of Premiere Rush.

Each S10 model runs Android 9 Pie, with Samsung's One UI interface.

Now, on to where they differ.

Samsung Galaxy S10

  • The new standard Samsung Galaxy S10 features a 6.1-inch 3040x1440 (19:9) curved Infinity-O AMOLED display
  • It packs 8GB of RAM
  • Either 128GB or 512GB internal storage available depending on your preferences and needs
  • It packs a 3,400 mAh battery
  • Weighs roughly 160g

Prices start at $899.99 and it will be available beginning March 8, 2019.

Samsung Galaxy S10+

  • Instead of the standard 6.1-inch screen, it sports a larger 6.4-inch 3040x1440 (19:9) curved Infinity-O AMOLED display.
  • You can choose between a 8GB and 12GB RAM option
  • Up to 1TB storage variants available
  • It also packs a larger 4,100 mAh battery
  • Weighs roughly 175g
  • It packs two front cameras.

Prices start at $999.99 and it will be available beginning March 8, 2019.

Samsung Galaxy S10e

  • It has a smaller 5.8-inch flat Super AMOLED display
  • It has two back cameras: 12 MP standard and a 16 MP ultra-wide angle
  • RAM options are 6GB and 8GB
  • Two storage options of 128GB or 256GB
  • It packs a 3,100 mAh battery
  • Weighs roughly 150g

Prices start at $749.99 and it will be available beginning March 8, 2019.

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1 user comment

120.2.2019 17:24

Good price tag for a new phone these days but not much storage memory considering we can get 500GB SD's and larger but maybe they are worried about battery drain. No camera improvement to resolution but the wide-angle sounds nice.

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