Samsung Galaxy S10 review

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 lineup of telephones is maybe the most broad and broad line of gadgets to have a similar essential name. There are an aggregate of four distinct gadgets bearing the S10 identification: the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10 Plus, Galaxy S10E, and the yet-to-be-discharged Galaxy S10 5G. On the off chance that you have your mentality (and your wallet open) to purchase a S10 demonstrate, it very well may overwhelm make sense of which one is directly for you.

I’ve just checked on the Galaxy S10 Plus inside and out, and we’ll have another piece on the Galaxy S10E very soon. For this article, I took a gander at the standard Galaxy S10 to perceive how it’s unique in relation to the Plus model, and the couple of contrasts ought to act naturally obvious to generally onlookers.



The most evident distinction between the Galaxy S10 and the S10 Plus is the physical size: the S10 is littler than the larger than average S10 Plus. The two models are about a similar thickness, however the S10 is approximately 4 millimeters smaller and around 8 millimeters shorter than the S10 Plus. Therefore, I observed the S10 to be a lot simpler to deal with in my everyday life. It fit in my pockets simpler, it was less inclined to drop out of my hands while I utilized it, and I could even do a few things with one hand, on account of Samsung’s new programming structure. The power catch and volume keys are as yet mounted ungracefully high on the sides of the telephone, yet they are marginally simpler to use on the S10.

Try not to misunderstand me: the standard S10 is as yet a major telephone, and in the event that you truly need a littler gadget, you’ll likely be more joyful with the S10E. Be that as it may, the S10 is more reasonable than the S10 Plus, and I didn’t want to include a PopSocket or other alteration to make it simpler to deal with as I did with the greater telephone.

Due to the smaller size of the S10, its 6.1-inch screen is slightly smaller than the S10 Plus’ 6.4-inch display. That seems significant on paper and is noticeable when you hold the two models side-by-side, but a 6.1-inch screen is still very large, and I didn’t really miss the extra screen size of the S10 Plus.

Everything else about the S10’s screen is the same as the S10 Plus’: it’s a high-resolution, extremely bright OLED panel with excellent viewing angles and rich, vibrant colors. The screen stretches all the way to the top and bottom of the S10’s frame, and it has the same curved sides as the larger phone, which some might not like, but I found that they made the phone easier to hold.

The S10 unit that I’ve been testing came with Samsung’s factory-installed screen protector, which is compatible with the unique ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint scanner on the S10 and S10 Plus. Unfortunately, it’s a cheap-feeling plastic film, and it actually made the already-troublesome fingerprint scanner work worse than without the protector. I ended up removing it after a couple of days of frustration; the experience was much better as a result.

Speaking of the fingerprint scanner, it is the same as the one on the S10 Plus, which means that it’s not very good. It is slower and less accurate than the capacitive fingerprint scanners on many other phones, including last year’s Galaxy S9, and it’s nowhere near as convenient as the facial identification system on Apple’s iPhone XS and XR. Removing the preinstalled screen protector did improve my hit rate, but I’m still not a fan of this fingerprint scanner.

On account of the most recent Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and a lot of RAM, the S10 performs similarly as immaculately as the S10 Plus. There doesn’t appear to be anything I can do in my every day work process to back this telephone off. Applications open easily and easily, looking inside applications is the smoothest experience I’ve at any point had on an Android telephone, and the substantial measure of RAM lets me perform multiple tasks and bounce between applications without avoiding a beat. I was completely inspired with the execution of the S10 Plus, and I had precisely the same involvement with the standard S10.

The most observable contrast in ordinary use between the S10 and the S10 Plus is battery life. The S10’s littler size methods it has an about 17 percent littler battery than the S10 Plus (3,400mAh contrasted with 4,100mAh). Subsequently, it doesn’t keep going as long between charges as the S10 Plus. In my testing, I’ve had the capacity to utilize it for a whole day between charges without issue, notwithstanding when utilizing it vigorously. Be that as it may, it doesn’t effortlessly achieve the two-day mark with light use, which the S10 Plus can do easily.



That isn’t to say the S10’s battery life is terrible. Truth be told, I believe it’s okay, and I don’t have any issues with it. In any case, in case you’re searching for the most battery life, the S10 Plus is the thing that you ought to get. In the same way as other equipment includes, the S10 has a similar quick wired and remote charging highlights as the S10 Plus just as the capacity to remotely charge different gadgets, for example, remote earphones or smartwatches.

NETWORK GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
LAUNCH2019, February
Available. Released 2019, March
BODY 149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8 mm (5.90 x 2.77 x 0.31 in)
157 g (5.54 oz)
Back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
DISPLAY Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
6.1 inches, 93.2 cm2 (~88.3% screen-to-body ratio)
1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~550 ppi density)
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
HDR10+
Always-on display
PLATFORM OS
Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
Chipset
Exynos 9820 (8 nm) – EMEA
Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) – USA/LATAM, China
CPU
Octa-core (2×2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2×2.31 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA
Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485) – USA/LATAM, China
GPU
Mali-G76 MP12 – EMEA
Adreno 640 – USA/LATAM, China
MEMORY
Card slot
microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Internal
128/512 GB, 8 GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA Triple
12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6″, 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm
Features
LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video
2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
SELFIE CAMERA Single
10 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Features
Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video
2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
SOUND
Loudspeaker
Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack
Yes
32-bit/384kHz audio
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
COMMS WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC
Yes
Radio
FM radio (USA & Canada only)
USB
3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors
Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
ANT+
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)

BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery
Charging
Fast battery charging 15W
Fast wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W
MISC &
TESTS
Colors
Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink
SAR
0.93 W/kg (head)     0.79 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU
0.48 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    
Price
About 770 EUR
860 USD

Performance
Basemark OS II: 4539 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 4465
Basemark X: 44097
Display
Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.498 (sunlight)
Camera
Photo / Video
Loudspeaker
Voice 82dB / Noise 74dB / Ring 85dB
Audio quality
Noise -92.2dB / Crosstalk -92.7dB
Battery life
Endurance rating 79h

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