Started back in 1938 as a trading company, Samsung has diversified its business to different segments over the decades and Samsung Mobile Division is one of the major parts of Samsung Electronics.
And now, what started back as a pioneer in Android flagship devices has reached its 10th anniversary. Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and S10e were released by Samsung a couple of days ago and as we now have specifications and compare results of all three smartphones, here we are with a review of a decade of Samsung Galaxy S series.
Three new Devices and a 5G variant of Samsung Galaxy S10 Separately
It has been months since tech lovers are anticipating, predicting, and getting leaks and rumors about the Galaxy S10 series from the South Korean smartphone giant. However, on Wednesday, Samsung wrapped it all off with a new Android flagship family on board. We have Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, and Galaxy S10e among us now with some of the best smartphone features and latest technologies of the smartphone world.
Moreover, the smartphone company also revealed a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G edition packing a large display of 6.7 inches and a big battery of 4,500mAh. It has a 3D depth camera which is an extra feature over Galaxy S10. Samsung also unveiled the Galaxy Fold but that is the start of a different family.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Price in India Revealed, Pre-Bookings Now Open
According to the company, the base model of Samsung Galaxy S10 with 8GB RAM + 128GB internal storage will be priced at Rs. 66,900 followed by an 8GB RAM and 512GB internal storage version worth Rs. 84,900. After that, we have the Galaxy S10+ base model with 8GB + 128GB at Rs. 73,900, 8GB + 512GB variant priced at Rs. 91,900, and 12GB + 1TB variant for Rs. 1,17,900.
The lite version among all, Samsung Galaxy S10e, will be sold at Rs 55,900 with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Samsung, looking at the market demand, has not released the 256GB variant in India.
About the release, all three devices are open for pre-orders around the globe and will go on sale from March 8.
Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Galaxy S10+ vs Galaxy S10e Specifications
Sporting a 6.1-inch Curved Dynamic AMOLED Quad-HD+ Infinity-O display with 550ppi and 19:9 aspect ratio, Samsung S10 probably has the best screen among all others.
After that, we have Samsung Galaxy S10+ with a 6.4-inch Curved Dynamic AMOLED Quad-HD+ Infinity-O panel with 438ppi and 19:9 aspect ratio.
The lite version among the three, Galaxy S10e, features a 5.8-inch Flat Dynamic AMOLED Full-HD+ display with 522ppi and 19:9 aspect ratio. Certified with HDR10+, all three panels have the strength to reach 1,200 nits of brightness similar to Samsung Galaxy Note 8.
Talking about the processor, all the three devices of Samsung Galaxy S10-Series either pack an 8nm technology-based Exynos 9820 octa-core SoC or the 7nm technology-based Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 octa-core SoC. The processor will depend on different markets around the globe and the Indian market will likely receive the one with Exynos processor.
The Galaxy S10 consists an 8GB LPDDR4x RAM whereas the Galaxy S10+ has 8GB or 12GB of LPDDR4x RAM.
With 6GB or 8GB LPDDR4x RAM on board, Samsung Galaxy S10e will also have 128GB or 256GB internal storage options along with support for micro-SD card to add 512GB more.
The base variant Galaxy S10 has 128GB or 512GB of inbuilt storage and a microSD card slot with up to 512GB capacity. Coming to the bigger variant, Galaxy S10+ has a 1TB storage variant along with two other inbuilt storage options including 128GB and 512GB with again a microSD card slot of 512GB capacity.
Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Galaxy S10+ vs Galaxy S10e Camera
It is not unknown that most of the people anticipate a good camera on high-end devices and the bar has been set by the Pixels and iPhones that Samsung needed to break or at least touch. That’s why the whole Galaxy S10 series has multiple-lenses for imaging department. There are triple camera setups at the rear sides of both Galaxy S10 and S10+ along with dual optical image stabilization (OIS) support.
To detail the triple-lens setup, we have a 16MP sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f2.2 fixed-focus lens, 12MP sensor with wide-angle f1.5/ f2.4 auto-focus lens, and 12MP sensor with a telephoto f2.4 auto-focus lens. Both these camera setups come with 10x digital zoom and 0.5x to 2x optical zoom.
The front of the Galaxy S10 has a 10MP single sensor with f1.9 auto-focus lens whereas S10+ includes a dual-setup of 10MP with f1.9 auto-focus lens and 8MP RGB depth sensor with f2.2 fixed-focus lens.
The Galaxy S10e is missing the 12MP telephoto lens, hence lacking a 2x Optical Zoom. It only has a dual-camera setup of 16MP and 12MP with similar configurations. The front of the Galaxy S10e also has a similar 10MP camera with f1.9 auto-focus lens.
Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Galaxy S10+ vs Galaxy S10e Battery and Other Features
Looking at the competition from budget Android flagships, Samsung has tried to improve the battery back-up of all the devices. The Galaxy S10+ packs 4,100mAh power being the largest battery in the series. After that, we have Galaxy S10 with 3,400mAh capacity and then the Galaxy S10e with 3,100mAh power. The whole Galaxy S10 family supports fast charging on both wired and wireless charging. These devices come with Wireless PowerShare that allows all three smartphones to charge other wireless supporting gadgets such as Samsung Galaxy Buds.
Moving on to the device sensors, both Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ have an in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, barometer, accelerometer, gyro sensor, hall sensor, a geomagnetic sensor, heart rate sensor, RGB light sensor, and proximity sensor.
Next up is Galaxy S10e that has ditched the heart rate sensor and has replaced the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor with a simple capacitive fingerprint sensor. Running on Android 9.0 Pie with One UI, all three devices pack Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Gigabit 4G, LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, and a USB Type-C port.