Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, price and release date

Samsung Galaxy S10

While still awaiting for the Samsung Galaxy S9 to hit stores we can’t help but ponder about the Samsung Galaxy S10. Being the tenth installment in the flagship series Samsung will surely want to impress us when it’s revealed. So would it be possible to estimate it’s features, price and release date? Let’s start.

 

What do the latest Samsung Galaxy S10 news say about the specs?

  • 5.8in QHD+ Super AMOLED curved display (570ppi)
  • Android 8.0 ‘O’
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (US) / Samsung Exynos (UK)
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB Internal Storage
  • Cat 18 LTE support (1.2Gbps download speeds)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Display embedded fingerprint scanner
  • 3D sensor front camera for face recognition
  • Dual 16MP rear-facing camera with OIS and Optical Zoom
  • Bixby AI assistant with dedicated button
  • USB Type C
  • Wireless charging
  • IP68 Dust and Water resistant

 

What Processor will the Samsung Galaxy S10 have?

Samsung is expected to have first dips on Qualcomm’s latest Processor at the the time. The Samsung Galaxy S10 will be equipped with th Snapdragon 855 CPU in the US markets while it’ll have a yet to be identified Exynos CPU in Europe. Samsung is also estimated to finally give a RAM upgrade to it’s flagship taking it up to 6GB of ram.

What will the Samsung Galaxy S10 price be?

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is expecting come in at about £659 / $755 / AU$1300. This is an educated estimate based on the previous Galaxy S prices and the trend of slightly increasing the price of flagships that is being seen lately. We don’t expect it to reach iPhone X prices.

Galaxy S10 price

 

When will the Samsung Galaxy S10 be released?

The Galaxy S10 release date is estimated to be on April 2019. Even though we expect the Galaxy S9 to be released on March 2018 we firmly believe Samsung will stick to April for the Galaxy S10 going back to what is it’s most used release month for the S Series flagship. The reasoning behind this is that Qualcomm will not have enough time to perfect its Snapdragon 855 chip and pressuring will not do any good.

GalaxyYearMonth
S12010March
S22011May
S32012May
S42013April
S52014April
S62015April
S72016April
S82017April
S92018March
S102019(April??)

 

Will Samsung Glaxy S10 have a fingerprint scanner?

Android 8.0 and above require devices to have a fingerprint scanner for security reasons and this does not seem to be something that will change soon. The recent patent that has surfaced from Samsung showing a fingerprint sensor embedded beneath the front glass feeds towards our positive conclusion that yes it will have a fingerprint scanner. It will also have a 3D sesnor front camera though for face recognition.

Samsung Glass Fingerprint Scanner Patent

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