Samsung’s First 5G Smartphone To Launch On April 5
Korean Electronics Giant, Samsung showcased its first 5G smartphone, the Galaxy S10 5G at the MWC 2019 event which was held in the month of February. The aforementioned device was unveiled alongside the other members of the S10 lineup which include the Galaxy S10e, the standard Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy S10+. The non 5G compatible S10 trio was already available for purchase whereas the Galaxy S10 5G was not. A fresh report published by a reliable South Korean news agency, Yonhap states that the 5G smartphone is set to launch soon. According to the report, the Galaxy S10 5G will go on sale in Korea on the 5th of April and is expected to cost around 1.5 million won (Rs 91,200). The customers who purchase the smartphone between April 5 and April 16 will get a complementary pair of company’s wireless earphones, the Galaxy Buds.
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
The Galaxy S10 5G measures 162.6 x 77.1 x 7.94mm and weighs in at 198g. The design of the smartphone is reminiscent of the Galaxy S10+ with Gorilla Glass 6 protection on the front and Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the rear. It sports an Infinity-O, 6.7-inch Dynamic AMOLED display with a resolution of 3040 x 1440 px. The display panel has a pixel density of 505 ppi and 19:9 aspect ratio. For safely unlocking the handset, it features an ultrasonic on-display fingerprint sensor.
The Galaxy S10 5G features a quad rear camera setup which consists of a 12MP f/1.5-f/2.4 sensor, 12MP f/2.4 Telephoto sensor, 16MP f/2.2 Ultra-wide angle sensor; and a Time Of Flight(TOF) camera for capturing depth information. The device also has a dual front camera setup which is comprised of a 10MP f/1.9 sensor and a secondary TOF sensor.
The Galaxy S10 5G is kitted with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC which is manufactured using 7 nm fabrication process. The chipset consists of an Octa-core CPU and the Adreno 640 GPU. The handset also features the Qualcomm X50 modem which provides it with 5G capabilities. In terms of memory and storage, it has 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 256GB ROM which is non-expandable.
The Galaxy S10 5G is powered by a 4,500mAh battery which supports 25W fast charging via the bottom mounted USB Type-C port. Additionally, the premium smartphone also supports wireless charging with support for reverse wireless charging.