Samsung S-series phones kick off every year featuring something new for its consumers and in 2019 this flagship series is completing its 10th anniversary. Which the company can make astounding in several aspects.
The next Galaxy S phone can bring many surprises to its fans and The South Korean tech giant has indicated that Galaxy S10 is going to be unique on its own not only on the specs but it’s expected to get a new design with lots of new features that’ll add an extra layer of innovation on the device.
Here is some information that’ll give you insights of what’s coming in next year’s Unpacked event.
December 10, 2018: Galaxy S10+ spotted in a new render with triple-camera setup
New renders of the Galaxy S10+ (code – Beyond 2) appears, showing the Triple rear camera placed horizontally and Infinity-O Display.
November 28, 2018: Samsung Galaxy S10’s three models certified in Russia
Now, Galaxy S10’s three models surfaced in Russia, as they’ve been certified by the Russian Roasccredit agency, which is similar to the FCC in the US. The model numbers are the SM-G975F, SM-G975F/DS (dual SIM), and SM-G975X.
November 27, 2018: Samsung Galaxy S10 appeared on benchmark with Exynos 9820, Android 9
November 14, 2018: Samsung testing three variants of the Galaxy S10, also working on 5G model
November 14, 2018: Samsung announced Exynos 9820, optimized with AI capabilities and powerful performance
Samsung today announced ‘Exynos 9820’, the company’s next-gen 8nm LPP mobile application processor, with dedicated NPU for AI applications, faster internet modem, and improved GPU. This processor will be installed in Galaxy S10 flagship.
Samsung is currently planning to unveil the flagship Galaxy S10 smartphone in February, followed by the presumed Foldable Phone and another edition of the Galaxy S10 that runs on the 5G network in March.
November 9, 2018: Samsung’s new Exynos processor coming on November 14, hinted a powerful NPU
Today Samsung Exynos posted the launch date of its new processor, which is November 14 and embed a tagline into the image as “Intelligence From Within”.
Indicating that the next processor will be armed with advanced Artificial intelligence capabilities and to do this, the new System on Chip (SoC) may feature extra AI cores to bring more power inside neural processing unit (NPU).
This will be breakthrough for the next-gen processor from Samsung that’ll power the upcoming Galaxy S10 series.
November 7, 2018: Samsung showed off four display types, three of these include ‘Notch’
Today at Samsung Developer Conference 2018’s Keynote, Samsung introduced a new lineup its upcoming displays technologies. One of these new display is called “New Infinity”, which seems completely bezel-less and could possibly be seen in the upcoming Galaxy S10.
October 26, 2018: Galaxy S10 details in exposure: Full-view display, in screen fingerprint scanner, 5G capability and a cheaper variant
Another big source confirms, The Galaxy S10 will be launched in three models. The standard variant will feature a curved OLED screen along with an in-display fingerprint sensor and a triple rear cameras set up.
The source also included, that one of the three models of S10 will be packed with 5G chip and currently under consideration to launching with US mobile carrier ‘Verizon’.
There’ll also be a cheap version of the device which will be launched to win the war against its Chinese rivals, who’s selling the device on cheap prices.
Moreover, one of the Galaxy S10 variants may not feature the headphone jack relying completely on Bluetooth and USB Type-C port.
October 22, 2018: Samsung to use Substrate-like PCB for Galaxy S10 devices, similar to Galaxy S9 and Note 9
Samsung can use the Substrate-like PCB (SLP) circuit module in Galaxy S10 series for models equipped with Samsung Exynos chip.
The main reason why manufacturers using this PCB type, is because it allows to shrink the main board and make room for a larger component such as a bigger battery or to embed several more high-end components for further performance improvements.
September 25, 2018: Samsung Galaxy S10’s three models certified in China
Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (CMIIT) has certified devices with model numbers SM-G9700, SM-G9730 and SM-G9750. These three model proceeds the model number of Galaxy S9 (SM-G960) and S9+ (SM-G965), showing the presence of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S-Series devices.
September 6, 2018: Samsung is working on a Galaxy S10 Plus variant with 5G connectivity
Samsung is reportedly working on a Galaxy S10 variant with 5G connectivity. The report says the S10 variant will only be produced in limited quantities, as 5G networks aren’t expected to be widespread in 2019.
August 27, 2018: All Galaxy S10 models will come with on-screen fingerprint sensor
The two high-end Galaxy S10 models will come fitted with an ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint scanner while the other one will house an optical fingerprint sensor beneath the screen.
July 9, 2018: Galaxy S10 Plus could sport five cameras: three on the rear, and two on the front
A report said that the upcoming Galaxy S10+ is expected to feature a whopping five camera lenses — dual-lens on the front and a rear-facing triple-lens camera.
June 27, 2018: Samsung Galaxy S10+ to feature larger display than Note 9
The top tier phone from the three models of the Galaxy S10 series will come with a bigger screen, from 6.3 inches to 6.44, surpassing the upcoming Note 9.
June 25, 2018: Samsung is preparing three variants of Galaxy S10, one with a ‘Triple Camera’ setup
The South Korean tech giant is developing three variant of the Galaxy S10 with different camera specifications and different screen sizes, codenamed as Beyond 0, Beyond 1 and Beyond 2.
June 23, 2018: Samsung Galaxy S10 SoC variants SD855 and Exynos 9820, new phone new chips
June 22, 2018: Galaxy S10 to ditch the iris scanner for in-display fingerprint and a new facial recognition system
Samsung has decided to not feature the iris scanner on the 10th anniversary S-series device, instead, the company will include an in-display fingerprint sensor and a new security sensor module on the Galaxy S10.
In case of using a better security solution, Samsung will also include a 3D sensor for facial recognition.
June 4, 2018: Samsung may use its latest ‘Sound On Display’ technology in Galaxy S10 as its top new feature
At SID 2018, Samsung demonstrated a new technology called ‘Sound on Display’, a new technology that the company is reportedly working as a trump card for its Galaxy S10 device but there are no official words on this available at the moment.
May 30, 2018: Galaxy S10 to get an on-screen fingerprint scanner, Qualcomm will make ‘ultrasonic sensors’
A report is here that says Samsung Electronics confirmed that the Galaxy S10 will get an on-display fingerprint scanner, something that was once rumored for the Galaxy S9.
“Samsung Electronics has decided to commercialize the display fingerprint reader on the Galaxy S10,” Samsung Electronics said in a statement. “We know Samsung Display is in charge of the display and Qualcomm is in the spotlight,” it added.
May 14, 2018: Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S10 will feature a display with a pixel density of 600PPI
Now, a rumor appears that suggests the upcoming Galaxy S10 will feature a display that’ll bring a higher pixel density of 600PPI, compared to the Galaxy S9 which comes with the display density of 570PPI.
May 3, 2018: Report: Samsung Galaxy S10 codenamed ‘Beyond’, will feature ‘on-screen fingerprint reader’
The latest report reveals the company has codenamed the next Galaxy S smartphones as ‘Beyond‘. The Galaxy S9 series was code-named “Star,” whereas the Galaxy S8 family was internally referred to as “Dream.”
Samsung has already started informing its suppliers that it’s planning on equipping the Galaxy S10 with an on-screen fingerprint reader developed jointly by Qualcomm, Synaptics, and Ezestek.
March 15, 2018: Israeli startup reportedly working on developing 3-D sensing camera solutions for Samsung Galaxy S10
According to news reports on March 15, Israeli startup Mantis Vision is working on developing 3-D sensing camera solutions for Samsung Electronics’ next-generation Galaxy S smartphones, tentatively called the Galaxy S10.
Galaxy S10 Specifications
Back in 2015, Samsung started the trend of launching two variant of the single phone with Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, which is still in action with the reign of Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus.
2015 — Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge
2016 — Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
2017 — Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
2018 — Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus
But in 2019, this dual variant launch trend will receive a change because the reports above reveals that Samsung is preparing three models of the upcoming Galaxy S10 flagship with different specs with codename – Beyond 1, Beyond 2, and Beyond 3.
The Beyond 1 and 2 will be the top tier phones of the series compared to Beyond 0, which will feature a flat display panel and along with moderate camera specs.
The Beyond 1 will have a curved edge infinity display and dual camera system with ultrasonic FoD. While the Beyond 3 is expected to bid the highest specs with curved edge display, 5G capability, triple rear cameras, and ultrasonic fingerprint sensor.
To be mentioned, all three models will come with OneUI (Android 9 Pie) preinstalled.
Previously, Samsung Galaxy S10 expected to be launched during the CES 2019 show which will be held early from Jan 8 – 12. But the latest report reveals that the South Korean tech giant plans to unveil the flagship Galaxy S10 smartphone in February, followed by the presumed Foldable Phone and another edition of the Galaxy S10 that runs on the 5G network in March.