Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus: Launching Soon!
Leaks all around? Feb 20: save the date!
The South Korean tech giant officially released an invite for February 20 for an Unpacked event in San Francisco with syndicated launch in London.
What can we expect?
3 devices will come out for the Galaxy S10 line: Galaxy S10, S10 Plus and the Galaxy S10E (or Lite) which is said to be Samsung’s answer to the iPhone XR.
Device screen sizes are:
|Galaxy S10||6.1-inch screen|
|Galaxy S10 Plus||6.4-inch screen|
|Galaxy S10 E (or Lite)||5.8-inch screen and|
From the popular Infinity Display and the notches comes now the Infinity-O display for the S10 line. Another interesting new feature is a sound-emitting screen that’s been created by Samsung Display as replacement for the built-in speaker.
Will the Galaxy S10 have an in-display fingerprint scanner? So far it’s a yes for all three with the Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus having an ultrasonic tech while common optical sensor. It’s also rumored to be powered by Qualcomm’s next-generation chipset the Snapdragon 855 for the U.S Market.
As for the camera specs, the Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus will have a triple camera system while the E version will have the dual-camera setup.
For the storage capacity, the S10 will be available in 128GB and 512GB. While the S10 Plus will have 128GB, 512GB and 1TB options. While the S10 E or Lite will have a 128GB storage.
4G or 5G phones?
Initially launched will be 4G devices with the 5G version will start being produced during first half of 2019 according to Samsung’s supplier firms. South Korea might get the first dibs on the 5G versions.
For those decided to get one of the new Galaxy devices, get ready as pre order may be right after the announcement while phone release date will be by March 8.
Next question you probably might have is how much will I need to get one? Here’s leaked prices for Italy to give you an idea:
|Galaxy S10 Lite 6GB RAM/128GB storage||€779 ($894)|
|Galaxy S10 6GB RAM/128GB storage||€929 ($1,066)|
|Galaxy S10 8GB RAM/512GB storage||€1,179 ($1,352)|
|Galaxy S10 Plus 6GB RAM/128GB storage||€1,049 ($1,203)|
|Galaxy S10 Plus 8GB RAM/512GB storage||€1,299 ($1,490)|
|Galaxy S10 Plus 12GB RAM/1TB storage||€1,600 ($1,835)|