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Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung Galaxy S10
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Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Exynos 9820 (8nm)
  • RAM 8GB
  • Storage 128/512GB
  • Display Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera Triple; 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4 + 12 MP + 16 MP
  • OS Android v9.0 (Pie); One UI

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

9.5
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Camera 10 / 10
  • Value 10 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10

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Samsung Galaxy S10 - Specifications

General

Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. February, 2019
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Available

Design

Dimensions 149.9mm by 70.4mm by 7.8mm
Weight 157 g
Colors Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink, Cardinal Red, Smoke Blue

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
SIM How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Nano SIM
Dual SIM SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)

Display

Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.1 inches
Resolution 1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio
Display Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 550 ppi
Touch Screen Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Display Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6

Media

FM Radio If you would like to listen to your favorite FM stations without an internet connection, choose a phone with FM radio support. Most high-end phones don’t have this feature. Yes
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack 3.5mm Headphone Jack

Camera

Rear Triple; 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm-wide, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm-telephoto, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom 16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm-ultrawide
Rear Camera Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps
Selfie 10 MP, f/1.9, 26mm-wide, Dual Pixel PDAF
Selfie Camera Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

Software

OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? Android v9.0 (Pie)
User Interface One UI

Hardware

Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei). Exynos 9820 (8nm)
CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience. Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2x2.31 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones. Mali-G76 MP12
RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off. 8 GB
Internal Storage 128/512 GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 1 TB - hybrid slot
Sensors Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Connectivity

Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC

Data

GPRS
EDGE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps

Battery

Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
Battery Type Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Capacity 3400 mAh
Fast Charging Fast Charging Does it comes with a fast charging adapter? 15W fast charging
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. Fast wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging (9W)

Samsung Galaxy S10 - Summary

  • Samsung Galaxy S10 succeeds the Galaxy S9 and comes with a lot of innovative features.  It was released in Kenya in February 2019.
  • It is available in many colors – 8 colors to be precise. The color options are Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink, Cardinal Red, Smoke Blue.
  • This device has support for 4G networks in Kenya.
  • It features a dynamic Super AMOLED display measuring 6.1 inches with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 3040 pixels. This display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6.
  • Samsung S10 has a triple-lens camera at the back and a single camera at the front. The primary lens on the triple-lens camera is 12 megapixels and it is accompanied by 12 megapixels telephoto lens and a 16 megapixels ultra-wide lens.  The selfie camera is 10 megapixels.
  • The rear camera can record full HD videos. Its front-facing camera can capture 4K videos as well.
  • The Galaxy S10 runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the package with Samsung’s One UI skin.
  • Samsung’s Exynos 9820 powers this device. It is paired with 8GB of RAM.
  • Two storage variants are available – 128GB and 512GB. You can use a memory card on the SIM 2 slot.
  • Samsung S10 comes with an under-display fingerprint scanner.
  • This flagship is equipped with a 3400mAh battery and has 15W fast charging support. It also supports 9W reverse wireless charging.

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