Samsung Galaxy S10 - phone review, specs and price in Nigeria

Smartphone maker Samsung has announced one of its latest smartphone dubbed Samsung Galaxy S10. Samsung Galaxy S10 runs on Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI operating system and supported with 8 GB of internal memory.

samsung galaxy s10 phone review specs and price in nigeria

KEY SPECIFICATION OF SAMSUNG GALAXY S10

  • 6.1” inch, Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 550 ppi density
  • Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Back glass, aluminum frame body, IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
  • 8 GB of RAM and 128/512 GB of internal memory.
  • Exynos 9820 Octa (8 nm) / Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) chipset
  • Octa-core (2x2.7 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2x2.3 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A55) processor coupled with Mali-G76 MP12 GPU
  • Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI operating system
  • Fingerprint Sensor (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, heart rate, compass, Spo2
  • Non-removable Li-ion 3,400mAh battery
  • Triple primary camera: 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom, 16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide)
  • Front selfie camera: 10 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF

DISPLAY, DESIGN AND INTERNAL MEMORY

The Samsung Galaxy S10 comes with exciting features, it's IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins), boasts of a back glass aluminum frame body, comes with an infinity O display, 6.1-inch full-HD+ Dynamic AMOLED display type with an 19:9 aspect ratio, 1440 x 3040 pixels and 550 ppi density. The Android 9.0 (Pie) based Samsung Galaxy S10 has support for NFC, 2.0, FM Radio, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector and Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 also comes with corning goriila glass 6 protection, it's body dimension is measured at 149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8 mm (5.90 x 2.77 x 0.31 in) and weighs in 157 g (5.54 oz) which is quite light. Spotted at the back of Samsung Galaxy S10 is the triple primary camera neatly positioned at the center.

The Android 9.0 (Pie) based Samsung Galaxy S10 boasts of 128/512 GB of internal memory and 8 GB of RAM which guarantees speed. Samsung Galaxy S10 has support for internal memory expansion up to 512 GB via microSD (uses SIM 2 slot).

OPERATING SYSTEM (OS) AND PERFORMANCE

The Samsung Galaxy S10 runs on Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI operating system which is packed with top exciting features such as security, user-friendly interface, easy navigation, easy customization and multi window screen mode. The mobile phone supports network communication options (GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE).

The Android 9.0 (Pie) based Samsung Galaxy S10 is powered by Exynos 9820 Octa (8 nm) - EMEA / Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) - USA/LATAM, China chipset, Octa-core (2x2.7 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2x2.3 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA / Octa-core (1x2.8 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.4 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 485) - USA/LATAM processor, China supported with Mali-G76 MP12 - EMEA / Adreno 640 - USA/LATAM, China graphic processor.

CONNECTIVITY, SENSORS AND NETWORK

Communications options on the Android 9.0 (Pie) based Samsung Galaxy S10 includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, NFC, FM Radio and 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Sensor options on Samsung Galaxy S10 includes accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, Spo2 and fingerprint sensor (under display).

Samsung Galaxy S10 network technology support options includes GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE. GPRS and EDGE is also supported, Samsung Galaxy S10 network bands support options include 2G Bands (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2), 3G Bands (HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100) and 4G Bands (LTE). Samsung Galaxy S10 offers HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps data downloading speed.

CAMERA AND BATTERY

In the optics department; Samsung Galaxy S10 comes with triple primary cameras - 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom, 16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide) and a single front selfie camera - 10 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF that renders photos with total clarity. An efficient and exciting photo experience should be expected.

In terms of battery capacity; the Samsung Galaxy S10 houses a non-removable Li-Ion 3,400 mAh battery designed to last with fast battery charging 15W technology.

PRICE OF SAMSUNG GALAXY S10 IN NIGERIA, GHANA, KENYA AND AVAILABILITY

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is priced for about 930 EUR to 940 EUR, which should be about 390,000 to 450,000 Naira equivalent when made available. Samsung Galaxy S10 price in Ghana is expected at a price range of about 5070 to 5180 Ghanaian cedis, while the price in Kenya is expected at about 115,580 to 118,060 Kenya shillings. Prices may vary due to your location and market forces

WHERE TO BUY SAMSUNG GALAXY S10 IN NIGERIA

You can buy Samsung Galaxy S10 from Jumia, and other trusted online smartphone stores in Nigeria when made available. Below are specs of Samsung Galaxy S10

SPECIFICATIONS AND PRICE OF SAMSUNG GALAXY S10

CONFIGURATION (HARDWARE & SOFTWARE)

  • Processor: Octa-core (2x2.7 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2x2.3 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Operating system: Exynos 9820 Octa (8 nm) / Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
  • Graphic processor: Mali-G76 MP12 / Adreno 640
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Internal memory: 128 / 512 GB
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Card Slot: microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only

CAMERA

  • Triple Primary: 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS, 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom, 16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide)
  • Secondary: 10 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF
  • Videos: 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
  • Features: LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

MULTIMEDIA AND DISPLAY

  • Display technology: Dynamic AMOLED
  • Display feature: capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Display resolution: 1440 x 3040 pixels
  • Pixels density (PPI): 550
  • Screen size: 6.1" inches
  • Scratch resistant Glass: Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Dust resistant: IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Multi-touch: Yes
  • Alert type: vibration MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes

BODY DIMENSION AND CONNECTIVITY

  • Dimension: 149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8 mm (5.90 x 2.77 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight: 157 g (5.54 oz)
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Wireless charging: wireless charging 15W
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared port: -
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • USB: 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION

  • Technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
  • 2G Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Bands: LTE
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (7CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps
  • Browser: HTML5
  • JAVA: No

MESSAGING

  • Instant messaging: Yes
  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Push emails: Yes

SENSOR CONTROL

  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Proximity: Yes
  • Compass: Yes
  • Ambient Light sensor: -
  • Hall sensor: No
  • Fingerprint sensor: Yes (under display)
  • Color spectrum: -
  • HR Sensor: -
  • Geomagnetic sensor: -
  • Iris scanner: -
  • Face unlock: -
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Heart Rate Monitor: Yes

POWER & BATTERY

  • Capacity: Non-removable Li-ion 3,400 mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

  • MP3/WAV/WMA/FLAC/eAAC+ player
  • MP4/WMV/H.265 player
  • ANT+ support
  • Bixby natural language commands and dictation
  • Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
  • Fast battery charging
  • Photo/Video editor
  • Document Viewer

STATUS AND PRICE

  • Release date - March, 2019
  • Expected for about 390,000 to 450,000 Naira

Tags: Android 9.0 Pie, Samsung Galaxy S10

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