Samsung Galaxy S10 5G To Go On Sale On The 5th Of April
Korean Electronics Giant, Samsung announced its first 5G smartphone, the Galaxy S10 5G at the MWC 2019 event which was held back in the month February. It was unveiled alongside the other members of the S10 lineup which include the standard Galaxy S10, the Galaxy S10+ and the Galaxy S10e. The non 5G compatible S10 trio was already available for purchase whereas the Galaxy S10 5G was not. The company has sent out a press release that declares that the top of the line S10 5G will be available for purchase from the 5th of April in Korea.
The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G measures 162.6 x 77.1 x 7.94 mm and tips the scale at 198g. Its design is recollective of the Galaxy S10+ with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection on the front and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the rear. It features 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 securely and quickly unlocking the handset, it has an ultrasonic on-display fingerprint sensor.
The Galaxy S10 5G has a quad rear camera setup which features a 12MP f/1.5-f/2.4 sensor, 16MP f/2.2 Ultra-wide angle sensor, 12MP f/2.4 Telephoto sensor, and a Time Of Flight (TOF) camera for capturing depth data. The smartphone also has a dual front camera setup which consists of a 10MP f/1.9 sensor and a secondary TOF sensor.
The Galaxy S10 5G features the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC which is fabricated using 7 nm technology. The chipset consists of an Octa-core CPU and the Adreno 640 GPU. The smartphone also has the Qualcomm X50 modem which provides it with 5G capabilities. It has 8 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 256GB ROM which is non-expandable.
The Galaxy S10 5G packs a 4,500mAh battery which supports 25W fast charging via the bottom mounted USB Type-C port. Furthermore, it also supports wireless charging with support for reverse wireless charging. Unfortunately, the company has not revealed the price of the smartphone. However, a past report claimed that it is expected to cost around 1.5 million won (Rs 91,200).