Samsung Galaxy S10e is the smallest and less spec’d albeit powerful one out of the trio of the just announced Samsung Galaxy S line up. The Samsung Galaxy S10e borrows a lot of specs from its big brothers like the Snapdragon or Exynos 9820 on board, depending on your region, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage, 15W of both wired and wireless fast charging and a USB Type-C port. However, some corners were cut to bring the price down, the same thing Apple did with the iPhone XR.
Samsung Galaxy S10e Key Specs
・5.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2280 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie, 6GB/8GB Of RAM
・Octa-core 2.8GHz, Snapdragon 855
・128GB/256GB built-in storage
・12MP + 16MP and 10MP selfie camera
・3,100mAh non-removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S10e Design And Display
Samsung Galaxy S10e has a smaller 5.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 1080p+ display which still has HDR10+ with a pixel per inch density of 438. It uses 19:9 aspect ratio with an impressive screen to body ratio of 83%. The display is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 which also protects the back. An aluminium frame goes all the way around it.
There is also a fingerprint sensor at the side – no ultrasonic in-display sensor here. It has a single punch-hole camera at the front and dual cameras at the back with an LED flash. This device weighs just 150 grams and measures 7.9mm in thickness. Colour options available for the Samsung Galaxy S10e are Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Canary Yellow and Flamingo Pink.
Samsung Galaxy S10e Camera Review
Samsung Galaxy S10e has just 3 cameras, two of which are located at the rear. The rear camera is made up a 12MP wide camera with an f/1.5-f2.4 aperture, dual Pixel PDAF and OIS alongside a 16MP ultrawide camera with am f/2.2 aperture. The rear camera is equipped with an LED flash, auto HDR and Panorama. It can also shoot 4k, 1080p and 720p videos at 60, 240 and 960fps respectively. As for the selfie camera, it has a 10MP wide camera with dual Pixel PDAF, auto HDR and can shoot 4k and 1080p videos at 30fps. Both the rear and front-facing camera have dual video recording.
Samsung Galaxy S10e Hardware and Software
The Samsung Galaxy S10e like the other Samsung Galaxy devices have two versions available here depending on the market/region. One has a Snapdragon 855 SoC on board which is a 7nm based chipset with an octa-core processor clocked at 2.8GHz with an Adreno 640 GPU, while The other has a Samsung Exynos 9820 SoC; an 8nm based chipset with an octa-core processor clocked at 2.7GHz, paired with a Mali-G76 MP12 GPU. Samsung Galaxy S10e comes with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM with 128GB and 256GB of internal storage respectively. The dual SIM variant gives you the option to swap out a second SIM for a microSD card, up to 512GB. It runs Samsung’s One UI out of the box which based on Android 9.0 Pie
Battery & Network Connectivity
Samsung Galaxy S10e is equipped with the smallest battery of the trio – a measly 3,100mAh. However, it has the same 15W wired and wireless fast charging like its sibling. It even has the reverse wireless charging, with an output of 9W. Other features include 4G LTE connectivity with VoLTE, dual-band WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, FM radio, Samsung DeX and a USB Type-C port with support for USB On The Go. It also retains the 3.5mm jack which comes with Dolby Atmos/AKG sound.
Samsung Galaxy S10e Price and Availability
The 6GB/128GB configuration starts at £780/$900 with the bigger 8GB/256GB configuration going for even higher than that. Pre-order is already on-going and shipping as well as sales will commence soon.
Samsung Galaxy S10e Full Specifications
Dimension: 142.2 x 69.9 x 7.9 mm
Material: Front/back glass(Corning Gorilla Glass 5), aluminium frame
SIM: Single Sim (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type: Dynamic AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
Screen Resolution: 19:9, 1080 x 2280 pixels, 438ppi
Software and performance
Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie, One UI
Chipset: Snapdragon 855, Octa-core 2.8GHz – Exynos 9820, Octa-core 2.7GHz
Internal Storage: 128GB/256GB
Card Slot: Yes, up to 512GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – Dual SIM model only
Primary: 12MP + 16MP with f/1.5-2.4 + f/2.2 – dual-LED flash, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, auto-HDR, Panorama
Secondary: 10MP with f/1.9 – dual pixel PDAF, Auto-HDR
Network and Connectivity
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi direct, hotspot
Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: 2100 MHz
Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX
USB: Yes, USB Type-C
Audio Jack: Yes
Fingerprint Sensor: Yes, side-mounted
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
Capacity: 3,100mAh non-removable
Fast Charging: Yes, 15W fast wired charging, 15W wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
Recommended Retail Price: $900
Availability: Coming Soon