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Samsung Galaxy S10+: the plus side of everything that is good

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Samsung Galaxy S10+ is THE plus side of the best-selling smartphone of all time, could this be your next device?

It is slated for an 8th March 2019 release, together with the Galaxy S10. Let’s do quick specs check, so we know what are the things that were improved together with this amazing release:

  • 6.1-inch Quad HD+ with Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 ratio and ~550 ppi density
  • IP68 certified – dust proof and water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
  • Infinity-O display
  • Always-on display
  • Back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminium frame
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Fingerprint and heart rate sensor
  • Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) chipset, Octa-core (1x2.8 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.4 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 485) processor, Adreno 640 graphics and 8GB RAM
  • Triple primary camera: 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF and OIS + 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, AF, OIS and 2x optical zoom + 16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), LED flash, auto-HDR and panorama
  • Selfie camera with 10 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF, Dual video call and Auto-HDR
  • 128GB/512GB internal storage + microSD expansion slot up to 512GB maximum
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery with Fast battery charging, Qi wireless charging and Reverse charging
  • Dolby Atmos sound system
  • Dual-sim and 4G LTE
  • 8th March 2019 expected release date
  • $899 USD for 128GB internal storage or $1,149 USD for 512GB internal storage

The Galaxy S10 is a marked improvement from its predecessor from last year. With that in mind, where does that leaves us with the Galaxy S10+ then?

To cut things short, let’s dive deep into the Galaxy S10+ shall we?

  • 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 ratio or ~522 ppi density
  • IP68 certified – dust proof and water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
  • Infinity-O display
  • Always-on display
  • Front glass (Gorilla Glass 6), back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminium frame
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Fingerprint and heart rate sensor
  • Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) chipset, Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485) processor, Adreno 640 graphics and 8GB/12GB RAM
  • Triple primary camera: 12MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF and OIS + 12MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, AF, OIS and 2x optical zoom + 16MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm, LED flash, auto-HDR and panorama
  • Dual selfie camera: 10MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm and Dual Pixel PDAF + 8MP, f/2.2, 22mm (wide), 1.12µm, depth sensor, Dual video call and Auto-HDR
  • 128GB/512GB/1TB internal storage + microSD expansion slot up to 512GB maximum
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 4100 mAh battery with Fast battery charging, Qi wireless charging and Reverse charging
  • Dolby Atmos sound system
  • Dual-sim and 4G LTE
  • 8th March 2019 expected release date
  • $999 USD for 128GB internal storage + 8GB RAM or $1,249 USD for 512GB internal storage + 8GB RAM or $1,599 USD for 1TB internal storage + 12GB RAM

As we can see, the additional USD 100 that the Galaxy S10+ brings so much more to the table. It is a slightly larger smartphone with the 6.4-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen with Quad HD+ resolution.

The next generation, Dynamic AMOLED screen is HDR10+ certified, which delivers Dynamic Tone Mapping for amazingly real colour and contrast in each scene — even the dark ones. And the brighter screen helps you see it even in bright daylight. Paired with stereo speakers and Dolby Atmos, the experience is truly immersive. All kinds of protection are available on it, to protect your precious investment.

Whether you are a gamer or a power user, get better performance while using less energy with a more resourceful processor and up to 12GB RAM. Even if you're live broadcasting and playing a graphics-heavy game, your phone runs smoothly. Your phone is prevented from overheating and becoming sluggish with advanced hardware like the vapour chamber cooling system, AI-based performance improvements, and a GPU optimised to ensure smooth gameplay. And the addition of an NPU to the AP powers the intelligent camera.

The best part of all for the Galaxy S10+ is on its camera – more specifically five cameras. It's a full kit of lenses in your pocket. There’s a Telephoto Camera for amazing zoom possibilities, a Wide-angle Camera for everyday moments, and an Ultra-Wide Camera for panoramic landscapes. That’s on the triple primary camera setup. The dual selfie camera setup gets even better. Experience a front camera that's packed with pioneering mobile innovations, including 4K UHD recording, and dual cameras for artistic selfies with Live focus. Simple stunning for selfie lovers.

Afraid of running out of space anytime at all? Just get yourself the 1TB internal storage variant, and you won’t have to worry about anything. Even then, you can pop in a 512GB microSD card should you need more space.

The Galaxy S10+ is smart enough to learn your daily routine and usage patterns, powering down apps that you don't need. Adaptive Power Saving Mode manages your battery life based on the prediction of your day. With up to a 4100mAh battery capacity, you can spend more time living and less time charging.

Finally, for audio lovers, you get to immerse yourself in Dolby Atmos enhanced sound with stereo speakers tuned by AKG. Enjoy three-dimensional audio with astounding clarity, rich symmetry, and louder volume that puts you in the middle of your music and movies.

Conclusion:

Samsung Galaxy S10+ is the smartphone that everyone is waiting for. It has everything that you wish for: large 6.4-inch screen with Quad HD+ resolution, fastest performance, an amazing five cameras, large battery and an amazing sound system to boot. Want more? Then the 1TB storage + 12GB RAM variant is undoubtedly the ‘Ultimate Performance Edition’ and is for those who want the absolute best.

Samsung Galaxy S10+ is slated for release on March 8th. It will be available for $999 USD for the 128GB internal storage + 8GB RAM variant or $1,249 USD for the 512GB internal storage + 8GB RAM variant or $1,599 USD for the 1TB internal storage + 12GB RAM variant. There are eight amazing colours to choose from, namely Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink, Ceramic Black and Ceramic White.

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