Samsung logo Flickr
Photograph credit: Flickr

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung’s New S10 Smartphone Batch

Smartphone tech stalwart Samsung unveiled their flagship Galaxy S10 series last week, with a multitude of ground-breaking innovations. The series will be available from 8th March we’ve rounded their latest smartphones with its new features, specs and pricing.

Galaxy Fold

Price: $1,980.00 (AED 7.3k)

Colours: Space Silver, Cosmos Black, Martian Green and Astro Blue[

Specs: 7.3” main display, 4.6 ” cover display, 10MP front camera, 16MP ultrawide rear camera, 64-bit Octa-core processor, 12GB RAM + 512GB, 4,380mAh battery and Android 9.0 (Pie)

About: Drum roll, please! After years of teasers, hints and concepts, Samsung introduced the world’s first-ever foldable smartphone, Galaxy Fold. Best for multitaskers, three active apps can work simultaneously and able to show up where you leave off. It’s equipped with in-depth edits to images and a fuller canvas. Moreover, the distinctive model has got what Samsung calls their most versatile camera yet, with six lenses-three in the back, two in the front and one in the cover.

Photograph credit: Galaxy Fold

Galaxy S10

Price: $899.99 (AED 3.3k)

Colours: Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Blue and Flamingo Pink

Specs: 6.1-inch Quad HD+ Curved Dynamic screen, triple camera, Ultra Wide: 16MP, 0.5X/2X optical zoom, up to 10X, 10MP front screen camera, 8GB RAM + 128GB/512GB, 3,400mAh and Android 9.0 (Pie)

About: When it comes to the S10 model, it’s the best fit for those looking for an upgrade from their S9 or S8 models. The latest model comes with an array of improvements in memory space, battery and design. First off, the predecessor models have a memory space of 64 GB, while the S10 model is built with a memory space of 128GB, extendable up to 512 GB. On the other side, the successor model offers a powerful 3,400mAh battery, compared to 3,000mAH in the previous models. Lastly, its design boasts 3D glass sides with top and bottom bezels.

Galaxy S10e

Price: $749.99 (AED 2.7k)

Colours: Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Blue and Flamingo Pink

Specs: 5.8-inch screen, Ultra Wide: 16MP rear camera, 0.5X optical zoom, up to 8X digital zoom, 10MP front camera, 6GB/8GB RAM + 128GB/256GB, 3,100mAh battery, Android 9.0 (Pie)

About: By the screen size and its price, the S10e gives an impression of a low-tier smartphone. Not to be underestimated, the smartphone is powered with a Snapdragon 855 processor and AMOLED display. However, the model comes without the triple camera features, curved screen and fingerprint sensor, unlike its big brothers. The S10e, equivalent to Apple’s iPhone XR, makes an ideal option to smartphone users looking for an inexpensive alternative.

Galaxy S10 5G

Price: TBA

Colours: TBA

Specs: 6.7-inch screen, Quadruple Camera with Dual OIS, 8GB RAM+ 256GB, 4,500mAh battery and Android 9.0 (Pie)

About: Backed with higher-frequency radio waves, larger bandwidth and reduced latency, the S10 5G is the fastest smartphone among this year’s batch. Samsung collaborated with several major carriers to deploy the 5G networking technology, which means users can download an entire season of a TV show in minutes, play games rich in graphics without any lagging and keep in touch with friends and family via real-time 4K video calls.

Galaxy S10+

Price: $999.99 (AED 3.67k)

Colours: Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Blue and Flamingo Pink, Ceramic Black and Ceramic White.

Specs: 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED screen, triple rear camera, Ultra Wide: 16MP, 0.5X/2X optical zoom, up to 10X, 10MP Dual Pixel front camera, 8GB/12GB RAM + 128GB/512GB/1TB, 4,100mAh battery and Android 9.0 (Pie)

About: Perhaps the most powerful smartphone among the batch, the S10+ is pushing boundaries in the smartphone world. Its memory storage speaks volumes about its performance, boasting an internal memory capacity of a whopping 1TB, meaning buyers won’t have to worry about deleting apps, images, videos and documents to create space. No other smartphone has come up with such an offering till date. What’s more, this is the only model available in two newly introduced colours, Ceramic White and Ceramic Black.