Samsung Galaxy S10 5G variant announced: Everything you need to know

Galaxy S10 5G

Samsung also announced the Galaxy S10 5G variant alongside the Galaxy S10, S10+, and S10e at its Unpacked event. The Galaxy S10 5G is powered by Snapdragon 855 or Exynos 9820 chipset that is paired with the Snapdragon X50 modem for multi-gigabit 5G connectivity.

Apart from the 5G modem, the Galaxy S10 5G comes with a larger Infinity O display, quad camera setup at the back, and a big 4,500mAh battery. We have listed here the important things you need to know about the Galaxy S10 5G variant.

Galaxy S10 5G Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will sports a 6.7-inch Quad HD+ (3040 × 1440 pixels) Curved Dynamic AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 6 protection. It will also have an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor and water and dust resistance with IP68 rating.

Under the hood, it will also get the Snapdragon 855 or the Samsung Exynos 9820 processor. The Galaxy S10 5G will offer better network speeds with the Qualcomm X50 5G modem. It will pack 8GB LPDDR4x RAM and 512GB UFS 2.1 storage. The smartphone will run Android 9.0 Pie.

In terms of camera, it will sport a 12MP Dual Pixel primary rear camera with variable f/2.4-f/1.5 aperture, OIS, a 12MP Telephoto lens with 45° FoV, and a 16MP 123° Ultra Wide sensor with 0.5X/2X optical zoom and 10X digital zoom. There is a fourt 3D Depth Camera for 3D-image capturing. It will also sport a 10MP front camera with 80° wide-angle lens and f/1.9 aperture alongside a 3D Depth sensor.

The phone’s connectivity options include 5G (Sub-6GHz/mmWave 28GHz, 39GHz), Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. The device will pack a 4,500mAh battery with 25W fast charging support on wired and wireless charging. It wil also support wireless PowerShare feature.

Price, availability

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G price was not announced at the event. However, a report from CNET suggests that the phone could cost $100 more than the most premium Galaxy S10+ variant which is priced at $1599.99 (roughly Rs. 1,14,000).

The S10 5G will be available exclusively through Verizon for a limited time in the first half of 2019. It will also be available through AT&T, Spectrum Mobile, Sprint, and T-Mobile later in summer.

Samsung has also partnered with some mobile operators in European countries including France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the UK for the rollout of Galaxy S10 5G variant across Europe.