Samsung launched the Galaxy S10 series of four phones and three wearables at the Galaxy Unpacked 2019 Event in San Francisco on Thursday. The four phones are Samsung Galaxy Fold, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and the Galaxy S 10e, while the three wearables are Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit, and Galaxy Buds.
The Korean giant also announced that it had sold 2 billion Galaxy phones so far. The Galaxy S series was first launched in 2010. At the event, Samsung also shared a glimpse of the Galaxy S10 5G, a variant of its flagship smartphone that supports 5G, which will be launched later this year.
All the Galaxy S10 models have returned to the unpainted metal trims of earlier models. The India prices of the models are likely to be announced on 22 February.
Here is a detailed look at the four Samsung S10 phones and wearables.
The long and most waited of the S10 series is the folding phone – Galaxy Fold. It has two displays, an exterior 4.6-inch display and an interior, world’s first, 7.3-inch Infinity Flex display. The phone supports 3 app multitasking. It’s onboard storage capacity is 512GB and has a 7nm processor and 12 GB RAM.
Samsung Galaxy S10
Samsung Galaxy S10 is a 6.1-inch QHD + Infinity-O Display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and supports display of HDR 10+. The dual-SIM phone has 8GB RAM and two storage variants-128 GB and 512 GB, apart from the option of expandable storage. It has a triple rear camera setup; a 12 megapixel wide-angle lens, a 12 megapixel telephoto lens and a 16 megapixel ultra-wide lens camera. The camera of the phone punches right through the screen. It also has a 10-megapixel selfie camera. The phone has an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner. In both S10 and S10+, the fingerprint reader is on the front, with no visible button on screen. On switching the wireless powershare mode the phone will charge any other Qi-charging compatible devices you put on top of it, including iPhones. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, and a 3400mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy S10+
Samsung Galaxy S10+ is a 6.4 inch display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. It has an 8GB RAM variant along with 12 GB RAM variant. It also has three storage variants-128GB, 512GB and1TB- with expandable storage support. The camera and its features are same as S10 with the exception of the front camera set up. It is powered by 4100mAh battery. This smart phone also supports reverse wireless charging.
Samsung Galaxy S10e
The Samsung Galaxy S10e has a 5.8 inch Infinity-O Display. It will be available with 6GB/8GB RAM. It has a single front camera, which is the same as Galaxy S10. The smart phone will have two storage variants-128 GB and 512 GB along with expandable storage options. However, unlike S10 and S10+, it has the fingerprint sensor on the back. It has a 3100 mAh battery support. The phone also features a 12-megapixel wide-angle sensor and a 16-megapixel fixed focus sensor on the back. Price: $750
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active
Galaxy Watch Active is a smartwatch which keeps track of blood pressure, activity, heart rate, sleep and also stress levels. It automatically tracks work out activity and also supports 39 activities. It is also compatible with both Android and iOS.
Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit-e
The Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit-e are activity trackers. They are water resistant up to 5ATM. They too support automatic workout detection and work well for those who wish to avoid big smart phone watches. Both also support notifications.