The South Korean tech giant, Samsung, has launched it’s much awaited Galaxy S10-series smartphones on Wednesday at an event in San Francisco. The smartphone is laden with all new and fresh technologies, however, there is still the gap that the company can fill in future. The selfie camera seems to have been left behind when the company thought of upgrading the camera department. Instead of single lens front camera, the company could have thought to enhance it using a dual lens camera. Also, with regards to the battery power, it seems injustice with the device when it is being manufactured with just 3,400mAh battery. The Glass body, in-display fingerprint scanner and other are already available in it’s competitors’ smartphones, and that too at a much competitive price. However, talking about the highlight features, the Samsung Galaxy S10 features triple lens camera with wide angle lens, AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 processor, Fastcharging, Wireless charging and a 3,400mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy S10 is priced USD 899 (Approx. INR 63,900) while the Galaxy S10+ is priced li’l higher at USD 999.99 (Approx. INR 71,000) and the Galaxy S10e is set at USD 749.99 (Approx. INR 53,300). The color variants include Prism Black, Prism Blue, Prism Green and Prism White for all the three versions of Galaxy S10, however, the Galaxy S10+ has Ceramic Black and Ceramic White, and Galaxy S10e has Canary White additionally. The company has revealed that the smartphones will be available for sale in the United States since March 8, while the pre-order has already began. Let’s look at the specifications and features of Samsung Galaxy S10
The Samsung Galaxy S10 dominates the front with a 6.1-inch QHD+ curved Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O display with screen resolution of 1440x3040pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 550ppi. The display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection. On the optics front, the device sports a triple lens camera module at the back with an LED flash. The triple lens camera module comprises 12-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.5-2.4 aperture, 77 degree wide angle view, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), 2PD autofocus, while a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, 2x Optical Zoom and OIS, and the third lens features 16-megapixel ultra-wide lens with 123-degree view and f/2.2 aperture along with fixed focus.
The smartphone features a punch hole for the single lens selfie camera with 10-megapixel sensor with f/1.9 aperture, 2PD autofocus and 80-degree wide angle view.
The smartphone runs it’s own One UI customisation based on Android 9.0 Pie. Under the hood, it is powered by a 7nm Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 SoC, clocked at up to 2.8GHz, coupled with 8GB LPDDR4X RAM. Another variant made for some markets may feature 8nm Octa-Core Exynos 9820 SoC, clocked at up to 2.7GHz, wherein the RAM detail remains the same. It comes with 128GB inbuilt storage capacity which is expandable to up to 512GB, while those who wish to buy the variant with 512GB inbuilt storage, they will have to loose their pocket li’l bit more. As far as the battery is concerned, the device is fuelled by a 3,400mAh battery.
On the connectivity front, the smartphone features dual (standby) 4G VoLTE SIM support, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth v5.0 LE, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, FM Radio, Type C 1.0 reversible connector and 3.5mm Audio Jack. The sensors onboard include in-display fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, gyro, barometer and digital compass. The device weighs 157g while measures 149.9×70.4×7.8mm.