The upcoming flagship smartphone from Samsung, the Galaxy S10 will launch in three separate variants, indicates a new leak. Moreover, the Korean tech giant appears to be working closely with a few Chinese suppliers to design and fabricate the premium smartphone.
Samsung is busy readying the next generation of premium high-end flagship Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S10. Several reports about the device have routinely surfaced online. It’s been over eight months since the company announced the latest iteration of its premium Galaxy S lineup of smartphones for the current year. The Samsung Galaxy S10 is expected to be released next year as the successor to the Galaxy S9.
We can expect Samsung to launch the Galaxy S10 series by March 2019. The timeline is speculative based on release of the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ models that replaced the older Galaxy S8 and the S8 Plus. A couple of new reports about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy smartphones indicate the S10 will launch in three iterations, with each sporting a little different set of specifications.
Samsung Galaxy S10 To Launch In Three Models
The Samsung Galaxy S10 will have the model numbers SM-G970F, SM-G973F & SM-G975F. Incidentally, these model numbers represent the smartphone that have the Samsung’s own Exynos processors. The models with Qualcomm Snapdragon processor will arrive with the model numbers G970U, G973U, G975U.
Yup. Galaxy S10 coming in three models.
SM-G970F and G970U
SM-G973F and G973U
SM-G975F and G975U
are in testing.
— Roland Quandt (@rquandt) November 14, 2018
If the leak is accurate, these models could soon appear on the various certification websites. Interestingly, we recently reported about the Samsung Galaxy S10, wherein we mentioned Samsung could be launching a ‘Lite’ version of the S10, along with two standard flagship models. Incidentally, this would be the first time the Lite version of a Galaxy smartphone would offer a very similar performance compared to its more expensive siblings. The new leak appears to be in line with the previous reports.
Galaxy S10 Specifications, Features
Several reports about the Samsung Galaxy S10 have offered quite a few important details about the specifications, features and hardware. Moreover, a recent tweet by serial tipster, Evan Blass, revealed several interesting aspects.
Few preliminary Galaxy S10 details:
– "Punch hole" style selfie cam cutout (sounds like Infinity-O display).
– Ultrasonic, in-display FPS
– Three rear cameras (standard/wide/tele)
– One UI over Android Pie
— Evan Blass (@evleaks) November 13, 2018
The Samsung Galaxy S10 would sport the ‘Infinity-O display’ as well as an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner beneath the display. The exact size of the display remains a mystery, but Samsung would certainly embed at least a Full HD+ or even 4K display.
Based on the possibility of triple variants, Samsung could offer differing RAM and internal storage options, beginning with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The top-end variant may pack 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. It is also possible Samsung may launch Snapdragon and Exynos models in markets like India to offer different pricing models. Finally, the Galaxy S10 will run with the new One UI skin based on Android Pie. The One UI is Samsung’s new custom layer with new software functions that is currently in beta.
Samsung Working With Chinese Suppliers For The Galaxy S10
Samsung is apparently enhancing its cooperation with a few Chinese suppliers to quickly fabricate the Galaxy S10. It is obvious that Samsung wants to push down production costs, and boost production of units. As an extension, it wants to attract a lot more customers to its flagship Android smartphones. Although the exact details are a little scarce, Samsung seems to be looking to source cameras and antenna components for the Galaxy S10.
It is no secret that several Chinese smartphone makers are competing intensely. They are launching innovative smartphones with cutting edge features and top-end hardware at very attractive prices. Meanwhile, several smartphone enthusiasts grumbled about the lack of significant innovation in the Galaxy S9. Hence several prospective buyers refrained from upgrading their Samsung smartphones for the new models.