Like every year, Samsung launched its flagship smartphone, three variants of S-series. Such launch events seem to be regular and boring, nothing noticeable innovations or anything else. However, this time something is different, it is the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S series. As expected, we got something huge this time, Galaxy S10+, along with regular Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10e.
Galaxy S10 and S10+ Overview
Let start with the beast, the Galaxy S10+. At first size, you might confuse it with the Note series, because of its size. It packs 6.4 inches, 1440X3040 pixel resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, with eye-popping HDR10, display. On both side there is glass, stuck together with Aluminum frame, the Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protects the screen and the back.
On the top right corner, there is a cut where dual selfie camera is stuck in, which seems better than a notch on the middle, but still, I hate it. Besides that hole, the screen is clean and beautiful. Similarly, underneath the beautiful display, there lies the fingerprint sensor. The next-gen ultrasonic fingerprint scanner scans a 3D print of your finger, whereas the optical fingerprint scanner scans only 2D.
Inside, the Galaxy S10+ packs a Snapdragon 855 chipset, which will only available in China and USA. For the rest of the world, the device will be available in Exynos 9820 chipset. Such powerful chipsets are coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB / 512GB internal storage. Of course, the premium model, it has 12GB of RAM and 1TB of internal storage, expandable up to extra 0.5TB.
Talking about the optics department, it comes with 12MP of the main camera, with dual pixel PDAF and OIS, another 12MP telephone lens, OIS and 2X optical zoom and the last camera is a wide-angle 16MP sensor. For selfies, there is a dual camera with the 10MP dual pixel, PDAF sensor, and 8MP depth sensor.
So, such powerful processor, 5 cameras, and display need a lot of power, So, to back up the device there is a huge 4,000mAh battery, with Adaptive Fast charge (15M power adaptor) or Fast Wireless Charging 2,0 (Qi compatible). Besides, it also comes with reversible charging, though it’s not a new feature, its good to have one.
Talking about the Galaxy S10, it’s quite identical with Galaxy S10+. There are only a few differences between them, like size (6.1 inches), single selfie camera, and no 12GB RAM. Besides these, all other specs are exactly the same as of Galaxy S10+.
Major Highlights of Galaxy S10 and S10+
- Display: 6.1-inch / 6.4-inch Dynamic AMOLED display, Quad HD+ resolution in a 19:9 aspect ratio, HDR10+ compliant
- Rear cameras: Triple-camera: Wide-angle 12MP (77-degree), telephoto 12MP (45-degree), and ultra-wide 16MP (123-degree)
- Selfie camera: 10MP, 8MP RGB depth camera on S10 Plus
- Processor: Snapdragon 855 or Exynos 9820
- Memory: 8GB or 12GB RAM
- Storage: 128GB / 512GB (1TB on S10 Plus), expandable via microSD up to 1.5TB
- Battery: 3,400mAh (S10) / 4,100mAh (S10 Plus)
- OS: Android 9 Pie; Samsung One UI
Samsung Galaxy S10e Overview
Another device is the Galaxy S10e, the toned down version of regular Galaxy S10. It has a flat screen as seen in Galaxy S7. It measures 5.8-inch 1080p resolution 19:9 aspect ratio, and protected with Gorilla Glass 5.
Inside there is Snapdragon 855 or Exynos 9820, depends upon your location. The processor is coupled with 6GB or 8GB RAM, with 64GB or 128/256GB internal storage. Talking about the optics department, it comes with the dual camera on the back, with a 12MP sensor and 16MP ultrawide sensor. Similarly, for selfies, there is a 10MP f/2.2 sensor. To back up the internals there is a 3,100mAh battery, supports Wireless Power Share and fast charging.
Besides these, Samsung also has separate models with 5G support and improved cameras. All the device mentioned above have LTE connection, Wi-I 6, 3.mm audio jack, NFC and are IP68 rated.
As for the pricing, the base model of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ starts at $999, whereas the normal Galaxy S10 will carry a price tag of $899. The Galaxy S10e is the cheapest out of the bunch (which is expected); it has a price tag of $749.