Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy S10
  • Released 2019, March 08 157g, 7.8mm thickness Android 9.0, up to Android 12, One UI 4.1 128GB/512GB storage, microSDXC
  • Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2x2.31 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA/LATAM Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485) - USA/China Mali-G76 MP12 - EMEA/LATAM Adreno 640 - USA/China Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) About 446.9 USD
  • 6.1" 1440x3040 pixels
  • 16MP 2160p
  • 6/8GB RAM Exynos 9820
  • 3400mAh Li-Ion

Samsung Galaxy S10 overview

Samsung Galaxy S10 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2019, March 08. Samsung Galaxy S10 has 6.1 inch, Dynamic AMOLED, HDR10+, a resolution of 1440 x 3040 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 6. Samsung Galaxy S10 uses Exynos 9820 (8 nm) - EMEA/LATAM Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) - USA/China chipset, Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2x2.31 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA/LATAM Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485) - USA/China CPU, Mali-G76 MP12 - EMEA/LATAM Adreno 640 - USA/China GPU. Samsung Galaxy S10 supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). Samsung Galaxy S10 has 16MP Triple main camera, 1MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Ion 3400 mAh, non-removable battery which supports wireless charging. The price of Samsung Galaxy S10 is about 446.9 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy S10 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 55 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 100 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 80 / 100 points
  • Price: 50 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy S10 full specifications

VERSIONS:   

SM-G973F/DS|SM-G973U|SM-G973W
Also available with 5G Versions: SM-G973F/DS (Global); SM-G973U (USA); SM-G973W (Canada); SM-G9730 (China)

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
CDMA 800 / 1900 - USA
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global, USA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - USA
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 66 - Global
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 66, 71 - USA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2019, February 20
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions 149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8 mm (5.90 x 2.77 x 0.31 in)
Weight 157 g (5.54 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

DISPLAY

Type Dynamic AMOLED, HDR10+
Size 6.1 inches, 93.2 cm2 (~88.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~550 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  Always-on display

PLATFORM

OS Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 12, One UI 4.1
Chipset Exynos 9820 (8 nm) - EMEA/LATAM Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) - USA/China
CPU Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2x2.31 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA/LATAM Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485) - USA/China
GPU Mali-G76 MP12 - EMEA/LATAM Adreno 640 - USA/China

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM
  UFS 2.1

MAIN CAMERA

Triple 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom 16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1", 1.0µm, Super Steady video
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video [email protected] (no EIS), [email protected], [email protected]/60/240fps, [email protected], HDR10+, stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 10 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/3", 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
  32-bit/384kHz audio Tuned by AKG

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only)
USB USB Type-C 3.1

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (under display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
  ANT+ Bixby natural language commands and dictation Samsung DeX (desktop experience support) Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 3400 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 15W USB Power Delivery 2.0 Fast Qi/PMA wireless charging 15W Reverse wireless charging 4.5W

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink, Cardinal Red, Smoke Blue
Models SM-G973F, SM-G973U, SM-G973W, SM-G973U1, SM-G9730, SM-G973N, SM-G973X, SCV41
SAR 0.93 W/kg (head) 0.79 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.48 W/kg (head) 1.59 W/kg (body)
Price About 446.9 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 328366 (v7) GeekBench: 10174 (v4.4) GFXBench: 23fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.498 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 82dB / Noise 74dB / Ring 85dB
Audio quality Noise -92.2dB / Crosstalk -92.7dB
Battery life Endurance rating 79h

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