Samsung Galaxy S10 launched at San Francisco event with Galaxy Fold, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e
Galaxy S10: The smartphone is said to have triple rear camera setup -- featuring a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide lens camera. With a 10-megapixel selfie camera, the smartphone comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, and a 3,400mAh battery.
South Korean technology firm Sansung's 2019 event on Wednesday unveiled Galaxy S10, along with three new smartphones - Galaxy Fold, Galaxy S10+, and the Galaxy S10e. Samsung, which announced to have sold 2 billion Galaxy phones, also showed off the Galaxy S10 5G, the company's flagship smartphone that supports 5G, which will be launch later this year. On the occasion, Samsung also launched three wearables, including Samsung Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit, and Galaxy Buds, said an NDTV report.
According to the report, Samsung Galaxy S10 sports a 6.1-inch QHD+ Infinity-O Display with a 19:9 aspect ratio, and its display supports HDR10+ and reduces blue light too. Powered by a 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor in some regions or Exynos 9820 processor in others, the new Samsung device boats of dual-SIM smartphone, 8GB RAM and two storage variants - 128GB and 512GB, along with support for expandable storage, the report said.
The smartphone is said to have triple rear camera setup -- featuring a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide lens camera. With a 10-megapixel selfie camera, the smartphone comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, and a 3,400mAh battery.
The Galaxy S10 has an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner, besides having Android 9 Pie with Samsung's One UI on top, the report added.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it will release a pricey folding smart phone in April, with specially adapted applications from Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc designed for the new device, a Reuters report said, adding the Galaxy Fold will cost $1,980 and go on sale on April 26.
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Quoting Samsung officials, Reuter report said the device will have a 4.6-inch display while folded and a 7.3-inch display when unfolded. Samsung said it worked with Facebook, Google and Microsoft Corp to create special versions of their popular apps to fit the new display.
The device "answers sceptics who said that everything that could be done has been done," DJ Koh, chief executive of Samsung Electronics, said at an event in San Francisco. "We are here to prove them wrong," Reuters report quoted Koh as saying.
Notably, Samsung remains the world`s largest smartphone maker with nearly a fifth of global unit sales but underperformed a slumping market last year.
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With the foldable phone, Samsung is reportedly going on the offence on two fronts in the smartphone race: It is offering an eye-catching new feature with the big, bending screen and the first 5G connection in a premium phone, a feature analysts do not expect Apple to match until 2020.