The Samsung Galaxy S10+ has been launched at an event in San Francisco, ahead of MWC 2019 fair. As the much-talked, the South Korean manufacturer has launched the Galaxy S10+ with “hole-punch” selfie camera, Dynamic AMOLED display with HDR10+, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0, and Wireless PowerShare. There is also a reverse wireless charging feature similar to what Huawei unveiled with the Mate 20 Pro.
The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is also the first to introduce an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor on Samsung smartphones, said to be the “most advanced embedded fingerprint scanning method.” Along with the Infinity-O Display panel can be considered the biggest highlights of the device. As we mentioned, the smartphone feature Dynamic AMOLED display, said to be the first HDR10+ certified display with a peak brightness of 1,200 nits. The display is touted to have blue light reduction features, apart from improved color accuracy, and outdoor visibility.
Other highlight features of the Samsung Galaxy S10+ include Vapor Chamber cooling, Wi-Fi 802.11ax support, Dolby Atmos for Gaming, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 (said to be 30% faster than the previous generation, compatible with WPC and PMA standards), and Wireless PowerShare (which allows users to charge other Qi Wireless charging devices – such as the new Galaxy Buds and Galaxy Watch Active, or other Qi-compatible smartphones – using the phones). Wired charging on the smartphone is compatible with Quick Charge 2.0 and Adaptive Fast Charging.
Like the previous Galaxy S generation, the Galaxy S10+ is also IP68-certified for dust and water resistance. The handset also features what Samsung calls “AI-powered performance”, examples of which include where the software preloads commonly used apps, recommends Bixby routines based on usage, and has an Adaptive Power feature that optimises battery life based on user behavior.
Samsung Galaxy S10+ Price in USA, Availability
The Samsung Galaxy S10+ price in USA starts from $999.99 for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage variant, $1,249.99 for the model with 8GB RAM with 512GB storage and the high-end variant with 12GB of RAM with 1TB storage cost $1,599.99 and will be available in Prism Black, Prism Blue, Prism Green, and Prism White color variants, as well as Ceramic Black and Ceramic White.
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Samsung Galaxy S10+ Specifications
The Samsung Galaxy S10+ runs on Android 9.0 Pie, with the company’s One UI customization on top. The device features a 6.4-inch QHD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a 438ppi pixel density. It is powered by the 7nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC and packs 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM. The Galaxy S10+ comes in two inbuilt storage variants: 128GB and 512GB which are expandable via microSD card, also features a 12GB LPDDR4x RAM option.
On the camera front, Galaxy S10+ comes with a triple rear camera setup: a 12-megapixel 77-degree lens wide-angle camera coupled with 2PD autofocus, a variable aperture ranging from f/1.5 to f/2.4, and OIS; a 12-megapixel 45-degree lens telephoto (0.5x and 2x optical zoom) camera with autofocus, an f/2.4 aperture, and OIS; apart from a 16-megapixel 123-degree ultra-wide lens camera with fixed focus and an f/2.2 aperture. The setup also provides up to 10x digital zoom. And the company’s own Dual OIS (optical image stabilization) technology.
For selfie, the Samsung Galaxy S10+ features a dual selfie camera – a first for the company. The primary selfie camera is the same as the sensor on the Galaxy S10, coupled with an 8-megapixel fixed focus RGB depth sensor featuring an f/2.2 aperture and a 90-degree lens. There is also support for an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, digital compass (magnetometer), gyroscope, heart rate sensor, proximity sensor, and RBG light sensor.
For connectivity includes 4G VoLTE (LTE Cat. 20), Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. It is powered by a 4,100mAh battery. It measures 157.6×74.1×7.8mm, and weighs 175 grams.