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Samsung Announces The Galaxy S10 5G – Launches April 5th In Korea

The Galaxy S10 has been around for quite a few weeks now and the phone is phenomenal. The device caught the attention of every tech geek and is undoubtedly the most hyped up device of 2019. Apart from all the S10s Samsung did announce the Galaxy S10 5G to be released later this year. The 5G variant upon announcement gained a ton of exposure and thence became the most awaited smartphone of the year. Today Samsung has finally revealed the Galaxy S10 5G and it is everything you would expect.

A Technical Overhaul Over The Previous Galaxy S10s

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The S10 5G not only brings hardware enhancements but also marks to be the first ever 5G device to be released publicly. While following the footprints of the S10, the S10 5G not only supports 5G but also brings in major technical improvements over the already great Galaxy S10 devices. The display of the phone, for instance, is a massive 6.7 inch AMOLED panel with Quad HD+ resolution. The phone does in fact house the same dual front cameras like the Galaxy S10+. The S10 5G also now features a massive 4500 mAh battery which would mean that the phone would last a lot longer than previous S10s. Moreover, rumours are confirmed that the S10 5G would for the first time support 25W quick charge.

As for the camera department, the phone houses a total of 6 cameras which means that users would be able to enjoy every sort of gimmick a modern phone has to provide. The phone offers a wide angle, a 12MP telephoto lens with a 16MP ultrawide lens and an optical zoom lens (0.5X/2X optical zoom) with a depth sensor. While the phone does host immense potential it would be interesting to see how the quad camera setup plays out for Samsung. Since all eyes are on Samsung since the exceptional performance of the Huawei P30 Pro in the camera department. Here is run down on the specifications of the phone.

ModelSamsung Galaxy S10ESamsung Galaxy S10Samsung Galaxy S10 PlusSamsung Galaxy S10 5G
Size/Display5.8-inch, Full HD+ Flat Dynamic AMOLED, 19:9 (438ppi) 6.1-inch Quad HD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED, 19:9 (550ppi)6.4-inch Quad HD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED, 19:9 (522ppi)6.7-inch Quad HD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED, 19:9 (505ppi)
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 855 / Samsung Exynos 9820Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 / Samsung Exynos 9820Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 / Samsung Exynos 9820Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 / Samsung Exynos 9820
Storage6GB/8GB RAM (LPDDR4X), 128GB/256GB
+ MicroSD slot (up to 512GB)
8GB RAM (LPDDR4X), 128GB/512GB
+ MicroSD slot (up to 512GB)
8GB/12GB RAM (LPDDR4X), 128GB/512GB/1TB
+ MicroSD slot (up to 512GB)
8GB + 256GB
(No MicroSD)
Battery3100mAh3400mAh4100mAh4,500mAh
CamerasRear: Dual Camera with OIS
– Wide-angle: 12MP Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, F1.5/F2.4, OIS (77°)
– Ultra Wide: 16MP FF, F2.2 (123°)
– 0.5X optical zoom, up to 8X digital zoomFront:
– Selfie: 10MP Dual Pixel AF, F1.9 (80°)
Rear: Triple Camera with Dual OIS
– Telephoto: 12MP PDAF, F2.4, OIS (45°)
– Wide-angle: 12MP Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, F1.5/F2.4, OIS (77°)
– Ultra Wide: 16MP FF, F2.2 (123°)
– 0.5X/2X optical zoom, up to 10X digital zoomFront:
– Selfie: 10MP Dual Pixel AF, F1.9 (80°)
Rear: Triple Camera with Dual OIS
– Telephoto: 12MP PDAF, F2.4, OIS (45°)
– Wide-angle: 12MP Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, F1.5/F2.4, OIS (77°)
– Ultra Wide: 16MP FF, F2.2 (123°)
– 0.5X/2X optical zoom, up to 10X digital zoomFront: Dual Camera
– Selfie: 10MP Dual Pixel AF, F1.9 (80°)
– RGB Depth: 8MP FF, F2.2 (90°)
Rear: Quadruple Camera with Dual OIS
– Telephoto: 12MP PDAF, F2.4, OIS (45°)
– Wide-angle: 12MP Super Speed Dual Pixel AF, F1.5/F2.4, OIS (77°)
– Ultra Wide: 16MP FF, F2.2 (123°)
– 0.5X/2X optical zoom, up to 10X digital zoom
– 3D Depth: hQVGA



Front:
– Selfie: 10MP Dual Pixel AF, F1.9 (80°)
– 3D Depth: hQVGA
Extra FeaturesIP68, Wireless Fast Charging 2.0, One UIIP68, Wireless Fast Charging 2.0, One UIIP68, Wireless Fast Charging 2.0, One UIIP68, Wireless Fast Charging 2.0, One UI
ColorsPrism White, Prism Green, Prism Black, Canary YellowPrism White, Prism Green, Prism BlackPrism White, Prism Green, Prism Black | Ceramic Black, Ceramic White ( Exclusive for 12GB/1TB varaint)Prism White, Prism Green, Prism Black
NetworkEnhanced 4×4 MIMO, Up to 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20
– 2.0Gbps download, 150Mbps Upload*May differ by market and mobile operator.
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO, Up to 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20
– 2.0Gbps download, 150Mbps Upload*May differ by market and mobile operator.
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO, Up to 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20
– 2.0Gbps download, 150Mbps Upload*May differ by market and mobile operator.
Enhanced 4×4 MIMO, Up to 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20
– 2.0Gbps download, 150Mbps Upload + None Standalone (NSA), Sub6 / mmWave (28G, 39G)
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM
– 1.2Gbps Download / 1.2Gbps Upload
*May differ by market and mobile operator.
Bluetooth® v 5.0, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo*, Glonass, BeiDou*)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM
– 1.2Gbps Download / 1.2Gbps Upload
*May differ by market and mobile operator.
Bluetooth® v 5.0, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo*, Glonass, BeiDou*)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM
– 1.2Gbps Download / 1.2Gbps Upload
*May differ by market and mobile operator.
Bluetooth® v 5.0, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo*, Glonass, BeiDou*)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac/ ax (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM
– 1.2Gbps Download / 1.2Gbps Upload
*May differ by market and mobile operator.
Bluetooth® v 5.0, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo*, Glonass, BeiDou*)

Harness The Power Of 5G To The Fullest With The Galaxy S10 5G

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The phone offers quite a lot of improvements over the previous S10s and would set a new standard for premium devices throughout 2019. As for the device’s 5G capabilities, the S10 5G matches unrivalled power and brings 5G technology to the hands of consumers which then holds immense power for good and innovation. With extreme speeds almost 20 times faster than 5G, Samsung plans on setting a network throughout Korea to transform the way communications work and to transform modern entertainment, business and communication.

Pricing & Availability

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As for the rest of the device, the S10 5G hosts the exact same chipset as the rest of the S10s and performs almost the same with major differences in battery life. The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will be available for purchase in Korea starting April 5, 2019. The phone would be available in Majestic Black, Royal Gold, Crown Silver colours for enthusiasts. The phone is to make its way into various other markets later this year and would most likely hit US markets sooner than later.

Being the first to host 5G capabilities, the S10 5G would target a new breed of market and consumers with the motto of speed and power to the consumers. This would not only make Samsung corner the markets but would also bring in some serious revenue for Samsung.

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