With MWC 2019 being round at the corner smartphone announcements and events are in full swing. Just before MWC Samsung brings cat out of the bag
In its pre-MWC Galaxy unpacked event Samsung launched four variant of Galaxy S10, Galaxy F (foldable pone) including new wearables (Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit fitness tracker), pair of wireless Galaxy Buds and other range of Samsung products.
Here we bring for you latest smartphones and gadgets announced, launched by Samsung at the unpacked event.
On the slate of Samsung’s pre-MWC event 5G device was also announced. Moreover, announcement of foldable phone gets Samsung headstart on Huawei and Xiaomi
All You Need To Know About Galaxy S10 And Its Variants
As expected Galaxy S10, arrives in three models including Galaxy S10e (cheapest), S10 and S10+ (larger display). It is the world’s first Dynamic AMOLED display with HDR10+ certification. Not only this Samsung’s Galaxy S10 is built with AI-based on-device gaming performance, optimization software and premium hardware including Dolby Atmos for gaming mode. Moreover, Galaxy S10 is also the first smartphone optimized for games created on the Unity platform.
Dynamic AMOLED display added to Galaxy S10 includes first-ever in-display Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner capable of reading 3D lines and curves of your thumbprint to provide enhanced anti-spoofing.
The trio- Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e will be available in Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Canary Yellow and Flamingo Pink. Plus Galaxy S10+ will be available in two Ceramic modes: Ceramic white and Black also.
Availability: Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e will be available in stores and online (selected markets) from March 8, 2019. However you can pre-order Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e. In addition to this, for a limited time in selected markets, on pre-ordering a Galaxy S10 or Galaxy S10+ consumers will receive a pair of Galaxy Buds ($129.99 value) for free.
Galaxy S10e is designed for those looking for premium yet compact mobile device. It is not exotic looking like other S10 models as it comes with a flat full HD+ 5.8- inch screen. This being the most noticeable difference, amongst the Galaxy S10 devices.
Furthermore, even after having same primary and ultra-wide rear camera as other S10 models, S10e offers less photographic options. The only camera missing is telephoto cam for long-distance shooting. Still it is likely that due to the lower price most users will be attracted to this model. S10e comes out on March 8th starting at $750.
Galaxy S10 prior to MWC 2019 exhibits myriad features and makes it appealing. It is built for those who want to get next gen mobile experience as it is packed with powerful performance.
Galaxy S10+ stole the limelight and it appears to be the most premium amongst the trio. It outshines in everything be it display, camera, performance or anything,
Specifications: Galaxy S10 and S10+
- 4-inch screen
- Dual front facing camera with ability to add depth of field to photos.
- Three rear cameras with improved zoom and option to shoot images with wide and ultra-wide-angle lens.
- Embedded fingerprint sensor for easy phone unlocking
- Storage space up to 1 TB with 12GB RAM and a micoSD slot to expand storage up to additional 512GB
- Reverse wireless charging via Wireless PowerShare technology.
- Either Snapdragon 855 or Exynos 9820 processor.
Plus, Samsung S10 will arrive with an “Instagram mode”, in its camera app that will aid fans to instantly share photos and stories on social media.
Different versions of Samsung Galaxy S10
- Galaxy S10 Lite, 128GB storage – £669
- Galaxy S10, 128GB storage – £799
- Galaxy S10, 512GB storage – £999
- Galaxy S10+, 128GB – £899
- Galaxy S10+, 512GB – £1,099
- Galaxy S10+, 1TB storage – £1,399
Samsung’s 5G phone
Samsung calls the 5G ready phone as S10 5G, it will arrive later in the year. This phone targets those users who want more of everything and are ready to experience fastest available speed and great features. To deliver 5G connectivity this summer Samsung is partnering with major European operators France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.
The new Galaxy S10 5G pioneers Samsung’s vision for global 5G network connectivity.
Specifications of S10 5G
- 7-inch Infinity-O Display
- Samsung’s 3D Depth Camera for 3-D image capturing
- 4,500mAh battery with super-fast charging at 25W
- Extra rear camera to offer improved augmented reality.
Operators partnering with Samsung to deliver 5G connectivity:
- Deutsche Telekom
Most Awaited Phone: The Galaxy Fold
The phone-tablet hybrid is an example of modern-day engineering geniuses and is the first phone with foldable display. Consumers will see a 4.6-inch secondary AMOLED screen when closed, but when unfolded a great 7.3-inch infinity Flex AMOLED display can be seen. This means you’re getting a small tablet that can turn into a huge display when unfolded. Moreover, for multitaskers it will prove beneficial as one can run up to three apps consecutively on it
Specifications of Galaxy F
- Snapdragon 855 chip
- 12GB of RAM
- 512 GB of storage
- 4380 mAH battery capacity split between both sides.
- Dual front camera
- Triple rear cameras
- A selfie shooter
But the most dreading thing of this amazing device is its price. The Galaxy Fold will be sold for $1,980+ on April 26th.
Wearables: The Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Buds
Besides, showing off latest smartphones Samsung showed off a few new accessories.
The Galaxy Watch Active is a fitness smartwatch that includes features like blood-pressure-monitoring, stress tracker, automatic workout detection and more. It will be sold for $199 and will launch on March 8th with Galaxy S10 series.
Galaxy Buds, Samsung’s latest wireless earbuds are pretty looking and 30% smaller than older earbuds. It will cost $130 and will go on sale on same date as Galaxy S10 series, and Galaxy smartwatch i.e. Match 8th 2019.
With these announcements Samsung celebrates 10 years of Galaxy innovations. This is what Samsung planned to bring forth for its users before MWC 2019 in Barcelona. Stay tuned to know more about what companies will be launching before MWC and at MWC 2019.