At a time when Samsung is gearing up to launch its next S-Pen-housing Galaxy Note 9, several interesting rumors and leaks related to the Galaxy S10 suggest an exciting start of 2019.
With its competitors like Apple, Oppo and Vivo finally catching up with and slim bezel displays, the South Korean had to set up a new goal post to stay ahead of the competition. With that in mind, it’s working on Samsung Galaxy S10 that has allegedly been internally code-named as “Beyond”.
Let’s talk about Samsung Galaxy S10 tentative features, hardware, design and more.
Editors Note: In this article, we have listed all the Galaxy S10 rumored features that seem exciting but it is also possible that some of them won’t see the daylight.
Samsung Galaxy S10 news and rumors
1. LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.0 Storage – (June 25, 2018)
According to the latest leak posted by the Ice Universe the Samsung will start mass producing LPDDR5RAM and UFS 3.0 Storage later this year. In his tweet, he suggested that the Galaxy S10 could become the first smartphone to feature LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.0 Storage.
The LPDDR5 RAM is expected to offer 10 percent improvement in performance and be 15 percent more power efficient. Similarly, the UFS 3.0 storage will offer almost 2X faster data read and write speeds than last generation UFS 2..1 storage and will consume far lesser power. Together the two could lend Galaxy S10 a big performance boost over Galaxy S9/S9+.
2. 3D Face Unlock June (June 25, 2018)
If South Korean Publication is to be believed, Samsung will ditch its aging Iris Scanner in 2019 with the upcoming Galaxy S10. Alternatively, Samsung could introduce its own version of 3D face recognition technology similar to Apple’s Face ID.
There several reports that suggest that Samsung is working with an Israeli based company called Matis Vision to develop an authentic Face ID challenger.
3. Triple Cameras configurations ( June 25, 2018)
Another report has surfaced today that suggest that the Samsung Galaxy S10 could debut in three camera configurations. The report claims that the Galaxy S10 is internally referred to as Beyond 0, Beyond 1, and Beyond 2.
It is suggested that the Beyond 0 will be the Galaxy S10’s cheapest variant with 5.8-inch display and a single rear camera. Beyond 2, on the other hand, could feature a similar 5.8-inch screen but there will be two rear cameras.
The Beyond 3 will succeed the Galaxy S9 Plus with a same size 6.2-inch display and a triple camera setup at the back. It will be interesting to how Samsung uses the third sensor. Obviously, the Galaxy S10 Plus will be the most expansive phone in the lineup.
4. All Display Front (June 20, 2018)
If the above image indeed is of Galaxy S10, the handset will truly be Beyond what we are expecting.
The above image is courtesy Ice universe who put out at its twitter handle without any clear mention of the Galaxy S10. However, he cleverly posted it with a line “this may be a design beyond” where ‘beyond’ is believed to be the code name of the S10. Therefore, the image is seen as of as a Galaxy S10 prototype.
It is evident from the image that the phone in question has a curved screen with almost no bezels on the sides. In fact, top bezel is so slim that their front facing camera is not visible. There have been rumors that it might have selfie camera built-in the display or it could be a pop-up camera like Vivo Nex.
5. In Display Speakers / Sound Emitting Display (June 12, 2018)
Samsung could do away with the earpiece for a new on-display sound technology. Yes, if Samsung Galaxy S10 related reports are to be believed Samsung could use “sound on display” technology where the display uses bone conduction technology to emit the audio in the 100 ~ 8000Hz range for calls. The S10 would still have a regular loudspeaker for music playback.
6. In-Display Fingerprint Sensor (May 15, 2018)
Rumors suggesting Samsung developing its own in-display fingerprint sensor have been around for some time now. However, the same could materialize with the Galaxy S10. As per a GSMArena report, Samsung could offer a self -developed Ultrasonic under-display fingerprint sensor in 2019 flagship. The ultrasonic sensor is more secure and fool-proof.
Samsung Galaxy S10 release date and price [Rumored]
Samsung’s S flagships traditionally go official at Mobile World Congress (MWC). Going by that trend, Samsung is likely to unveil the Galaxy S10 at MWC 2019, which is usually in the last week of February.
We don’t have any info about the price yet. A lot more about the Galaxy S10 will be revealed in the coming months. We will update this article with anything that appears authentic and is interesting. Stay tuned.