Sunday, July 5, 2020

Samsung Galaxy S10 Review

The Infinity-O screen is the main highlight of the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphone. The phone’s end to end display gives widescreen playback of Full HD movies and games, giving an ultimate viewing experience. It is one of the fewest smartphones in the world with support for 5G. This makes it a tempting buy for users who desire lightening fast internet speeds.

Samsung has also enhanced the phone’s camera capabilities with a feature rich camera on the rear. Wireless PowerShare is another great thing that will make your travels hassle free. All these are packed into a single solid device which Samsung has priced not so fairly.

Features

Screen and Display

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G features a 6.7 inch Quad HD display. You can see all the sharp colors and vivid highlights on the super rich and dynamic AMOLED display. It has a maximum brightness of 528 nits which is around 85 percent of what is offered on the S10 Plus. With an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a resolution of 1440 × 3040 pixels, you get to see all the finest shadows and neon fixtures in crystal clear clarity. Be it watching videos or playing games you can enjoy every minute detail.

The screen is comfortable to use even in broad daylight. Wide viewing angle lets you enjoy watching movies at your own comfort. A smart feature on the phone enables you to scale down the resolution to save power. Gorilla Glass 6 and IP68 rating gives a strong protective shield to the fascinating display on the S10.

Camera

Camera is something which Samsung does a turnaround with its every successive S Series smartphones. Samsung Galaxy S10 has six cameras – four on the rear and two in the front. A main 12 Megapixel aperture camera, a 12 Megapixel telephoto lens and a 16 Megapixel wide lens camera on the rear is integrated to give superior quality images and video recording. A fourth camera with 3D depth sensing further improves the camera’s depth capturing features.

In addition to standard camera modes there are also Instagram, Food and Pro modes to assist bloggers in creating premium images and videos. The front camera has a 10 Megapixel lens which can record up to 4K videos at 30 fps. Though there is no flash on the front camera, screen flash does job of capturing bright selfies.

Battery Life

The smartphone packs a 4,500mAh battery which lets you enjoy one full day of moderate use at full charge. Considering the QHD+ display the phone has, this is actually impressive. The software of the device also does a tremendous job of keeping the battery consumption in check. The phone has 4 battery modes.

Wireless PowerShare is an incredible feature which lets the phone charge from another Samsung S10 or Qi compatible devices. Simply place them on an S10 or compatible device to receive or transfer extra power.

5G Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is one of the fastest smartphones to offer high speed data transfers. You will never experience any latency while playing high end games. The superior 5G hardware lets you download music, applications and stream movies at blazing fast speeds.

In this age speed is crucial and Samsung decided to take it head on. While most smartphone manufacturers are promising to bring 5G to their devices, Samsung has already done that! The onboard 5G hardware can offer speeds up of up to 830 Mbps.

Performance

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G has the latest Snapdragon 855 SoC (system-on-chip) from Qualcomm (US models). In the global variant it comes with Exynos 9820 chipset. Combined with 8 GB RAM it offers one of the most stellar performances on Android phones. You can enjoy seamless gameplay and application usage on the device without experiencing a slight lag. Samsung One UI and Android 9 OS on the phone gives a rich and smooth functionality while using the smartphone.

Pros & Cons

Here is a list of some of the best and some disappointments from the phone –

Pros of Galaxy S10 5G

  • Wide screen high quality display
  • Has 5G compatibility
  • Amazing video and still capture
  • Wireless PowerShare

Cons of Galaxy S10 5G

  • The price is expensive
  • Global version (Exynos chip) gets hot on prolonged usage
  • Battery could be better

Conclusion

Galaxy S10 5G is the first smartphone from the leading manufacture to support 5G. Samsung has done a wonderful task of keeping the form factor and design of the smartphone in consistency with its other popular models. The only noticeable disruption is provided in terms of its 5G network features. At a steep price offering of $1,299, it does promise to offer you a rich performance both in terms of network and application usage. A slightly lower pricing would have made it even more incredible.

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