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All About The Samsung Galaxy S10

author Luis Silva (Updated on: March 2022)

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What You Should Know About The Galaxy S10





Considering their rivals:

- Its global score is 12% above the average. (7.25 vs. 6.47).

- 97% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 43% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 87% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 83% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 33% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a higher number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 23% above) than the average (551 DPI vs. 448 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 53% above the average (129 vs. 84.57).

- 53% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- One hour of talking, plus one hour of web browsing, and one hour of video playing will let a full charged battery at about 78%, which is less than the average, at 82%.

- Fast charging is 46% slower than the average (15w vs. 28w).

- 57% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- 37% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you prefer smaller smartphones, then this one is 5% below the average (149mm vs. 157mm/5.87in vs. 6.19in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 14% lighter than the average (157g. vs. 182g./5.54oz. vs. 6.43oz).

- 73% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 50% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- 50% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 73% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 7% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 43% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging
    MicroSD Slot
    3.5mm Jack
    Glass Protection


  • Cons 










  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $499

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $482

  • Performance 
    Year: 2019
    Updates: 4 years
    Exynos 9820
    Mali-G76 MP12
    Android 9
    Geekbench 5: 2153




  • Display 
    6.1" 1440x3040
    551 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 6
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    Notch: Hole
    820 Nits



  • Cameras 
    3 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    2160p (4k)
    DP/Laser focus

    Dxo/Tek Score: 129

  • Main Camera 
    12 MP
    f/1.5
    26mm
    Sensor size: 1/2.55
    Pixel size: 1.4

     
    Selfie 
    10 Mp f/1.9 26 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    12 Mp f/2.4 52mm
    2x Zoom

    16 Mp f/2.2 12mm
    Wide-Angle





  • Body 
    149x70x7 mm
    5.87x2.76x0.28 in
    157g. / 5.54oz.
    Full Glass
    89% STBR
    Looks: 10/10
    Fingerp.: Display
    IP68

  • Colors 
    Prism White
    Prism Black
    Prism Green
    Prism Blue
    Canary Yellow
    Flamingo Pink
    Cardinal Red
    Smoke Blue


  • Battery 
    3400mAh
    Charging: 15w
    Wireless: 15w
    Reverse: 09w
    1T+1W+1V*: 78%
    1T+3W+1V*: 58%
    1T+1W+3V*: 62%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 8GB
    Storage: 128GB
    Expandable

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 4G
    3.5mm jack: Yes
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (with the Adreno 640 GPU) and the Exynos 9820 (with the Mali-G76) are market dependent.

There's a performance increase of about 17% on the 855.

The Snapdragon 855 chipset has another advantage: A battery life boost of about 15% (screen-on-time) if you compare it to the Exynos 9820.

There's a dual aperture shooter on the Galaxy S10 that allows you to choose between f/1.5 or f/2.4.



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #1$389
    iPhone 8 Plus
    #2$390
    Poco X3 Pro
    #3$397
    Pixel 4
    #4$398
    Galaxy S10
    #22$482
  • Global Score 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #17.63
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #27.44
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #37.35
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #47.29
    Galaxy S10
    #77.25
  • Performance 
    9
    #17.5
    iPhone 11
    #27.4
    Mi 10
    #37.4
    Mi 10T Pro
    #47.2
    Galaxy S10
    #225.5
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #19.8
    Galaxy S10
    #29.2
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #39.2
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #49.2
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #59.1
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #16.8
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #26.7
    Galaxy A70
    #36.7
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    #46.7
    Galaxy S10
    #296.1
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Xperia 1
    #1642
    Galaxy S10
    #2551
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #3551
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #4551
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #5525
  • Cameras 
    Mi 10
    #18.5
    iPhone 11
    #28.1
    Pixel 5
    #38.1
    Poco X3 Pro
    #48
    Galaxy S10
    #147.6
  • Camera MP 
    Mi 10
    #1108
    Mi 10T Pro
    #2108
    Galaxy M51
    #364
    Galaxy A72
    #464
    Galaxy S10
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    P30
    #180
    7 Pro
    #278
    Galaxy A72
    #378
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #476
    Galaxy S10
    #1352
  • Body 
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #19.2
    Galaxy S10e
    #29.2
    Pixel 5
    #39.1
    Galaxy S10
    #48.9
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #58.9
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #192
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #292
    Galaxy Note 10
    #392
    Galaxy S10
    #489
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #589
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #110
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #210
    Galaxy Note 10
    #310
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #410
    Galaxy S10
    #510
  • Weight (g) 
    Pixel 4a
    #1143
    Galaxy S10e
    #2150
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #3150
    Pixel 5
    #4151
    Galaxy S10
    #5157
  • Size (mm) 
    Galaxy S10e
    #1142
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #2142
    iPhone X
    #3143
    Pixel 4a
    #4144
    Galaxy S10
    #9149
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10
    #17.7
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #27.6
    Galaxy Note 10
    #37.2
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #47.2
    Galaxy S10
    #236.5
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy M51
    #188
    Mi 10T Pro
    #286
    Mi 10 Lite
    #385
    Galaxy A72
    #485
    Galaxy S10
    #3578
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy M51
    #176
    Mi 10T Pro
    #275
    P40 Lite
    #374
    Galaxy A72
    #473
    Galaxy S10
    #3658
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy M51
    #180
    Mi 10 Lite
    #276
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #374
    7
    #474
    Galaxy S10
    #3662
  • Fast Charging. 
    Nord 2
    #165
    9
    #265
    Find X3 Lite
    #365
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #445
    Galaxy S10
    15
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 10
    #130
    Mi 9
    #220
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #315
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #415
    Galaxy S10
    #515
  • Storage 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #110
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #210
    Galaxy Note 10
    #38.5
    Find X2 Neo
    #48.5
    Galaxy S10
    #157.5
  • Int. Storage 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #1256
    Galaxy Note 10
    #2256
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #3256
    Find X2 Neo
    #4256
    Galaxy S10
    #19128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #112
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #212
    Find X2 Neo
    #312
    Nord
    #48
    Galaxy S10
    #78
  • Connectivity 
    Mi 10 Lite
    #110
    Find X3 Lite
    #210
    Poco X3 Pro
    #38.5
    Galaxy A70
    #48.5
    Galaxy S10
    #128.5


 Rivals 
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
    Galaxy Note 10+
    $413   7.63

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10
    Galaxy Note 10
    $424   7.25

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 9
    9
    $530   6.99

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  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10e
    Galaxy S10e
    $539   6.98

    Compare
  • Google

    Google Pixel 5
    Pixel 5
    $520   6.77

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10
    Mi 10
    $529   6.76

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro
    Poco X3 Pro
    $397   6.71

    Compare


  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1
    Xperia 1
    $519   6.6

    Compare


  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X2 Neo
    Find X2 Neo
    $543   6.47

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord 2
    Nord 2
    $440   6.42

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7T Pro
    7T Pro
    $560   6.42

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
    Mi 10T Pro
    $539   6.11

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8
    Galaxy Note 8
    $424   6.1

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A72
    Galaxy A72
    $464   6.09

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord
    Nord
    $410   6.04

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7
    7
    $467   6.03

    Compare


  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X3 Lite
    Find X3 Lite
    $554   6.03

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11
    iPhone 11
    $497   5.96

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei P30
    P30
    $462   5.91

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7 Pro
    7 Pro
    $429   5.9

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9
    Mi 9
    $400   5.8

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    $425   5.8

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy M51
    Galaxy M51
    $458   5.78

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40 Lite
    P40 Lite
    $469   5.65

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 4
    Pixel 4
    $398   5.64

    Compare
  • Google

    Google Pixel 4a
    Pixel 4a
    $484   5.63

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A71
    Galaxy A71
    $550   5.61

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A70
    Galaxy A70
    $417   5.56

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite
    Mi 10 Lite
    $399   5.45

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone X
    iPhone X
    $564   5.38

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XR
    iPhone XR
    $431   5.34

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 8 Plus
    iPhone 8 Plus
    $390   4.79

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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