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The new Samsung Galaxy S10 series has taken centre-stage in the global market. Samsung Galaxy’s latest S-series comprises of the Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e and S10 Plus devices, all having a not-so different specs and price. The all-new Samsung Galaxy S10e is a device that will surely give you a run for your money.
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Samsung Galaxy S10e Key Specs & Features
- 5.8-inch, Dynamic AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 1440 X 2280 pixels (438 ppi)
- Always On Display, HDR10+
- Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI with 8GB RAM
- Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (USA, China, Latin America), Octa-core Exynos 9820 (EMEA)
- 128GB / 256GB built-in storage and support memory card up to 512GB
- 12MP + 16MP dual rear camera and 10MP front camera
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
- Fast Wireless Charging
- Water and Dust Proof (IP68 certification)
- 3,100mAh non removable Li-ion battery
Design and Display
No much difference between the body design of this device with the Samsung S10, one difference however, can be found in the no curved edge on this device. Samsung Galaxy S10e weighs as much as just 150g as it is available in Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink colours.
For display, there is a much smaller 5.8-inch, Dynamic AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 X 2280 pixels (438 ppi). The Infinity-O design brings life to over 87% screen-to-body ratio, thereby guaranteeing substantial display space.
Camera and Battery
Camera-wise, this Galaxy S10e is cool, even as it does not pose the same tri-camera as the Galaxy S10, you can still expect as a dual-camera setup at the rear. This dual-camera setup is made up of a 12MP primary shooter and 16MP ultra-wide sensor, all of these have a dual-LED flash that helps in giving more explicit details during night shots. The front camera comprises of a 10MP sensor with Dual Pixel PDAF for a better selfie picture.
The battery on this device is 300mAh less than that in the Galaxy S10 device. There is a 3100mAh battery that has fast wireless charging support and fast battery charging support to ensure that you don’t have to wait for a long time for it to get filled.
Hardware and Software
Samsung Galaxy S10e doesn’t disappoint in terms of performance an multitasking purposes. The same option of offering two processors is still in use.
For those in the United States, Latin America and China, you get an octa-core processor consisting of tri-core processor, quad-core processor, and a single-core processor clocked at 2.4GHz, 1.7GHz and 2.8GHz respectively. While for those in rest of the world, your Samsung Galaxy S10 will offer the Exynos 9820 Octa also comes in a tri-cluster architecture, but consisting of two dual-core processors clocked at 2.7GHz and 2.3GHz respectively and a quad-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz.
Samsung Galaxy S10e gives you as much as 256GB & 128GB internal storage and 8GB & 6GB of RAM with the ability to expand this space with an additional 512GB storage via microSD. The device boots Android 9.0 (Pie) with One UI on top.
Price and Availability
Samsung Galaxy S10e has a starting price of N250,000 in Nigeria.
Samsung Galaxy S10e specs
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, March|
|BODY||Dimensions||142.2 x 69.9 x 7.9 mm (5.60 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||150 g (5.29 oz)|
|Build||Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame|
|SIM||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)|
IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
|DISPLAY||Type||Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.8 inches, 82.8 cm2 (~83.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~438 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI|
|Chipset||Exynos 9820 Octa (8 nm) – EMEA|
Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) – USA/LATAM, China
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2×2.31 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) – EMEA|
Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485) – USA/LATAM, China
|GPU||Mali-G76 MP12 – EMEA|
Adreno 640 – USA/LATAM, China
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only|
|Internal||256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Dual||12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS|
16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm
|Features||LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, dual-video rec.|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Single||10 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF|
|Features||Dual video call, Auto-HDR|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]|
|SOUND||Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|Radio||FM radio (USA & Canada only)|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery|
|Charging||Fast battery charging 15W|
Fast wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W
|MISC||Colors||Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink|
|SAR||0.56 W/kg (head) 0.70 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||0.58 W/kg (head) 1.57 W/kg (body)|