Samsung has launched the Galaxy S10 5G as the world’s first 5G smartphone during the Galaxy Unpacked event in San Francisco. Apart from carrying support for 5G connectivity, the smartphone is equipped with six cameras and a big battery. Here are all the important details of the Galaxy S10 5G phone.

Design and Display

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G that is equipped with a glass rear and an aluminum frame comes in a single color option of Prism White. Since it measures 162.6 x 77.1 x 7.9mm, it is the biggest smartphone from the company that comes with a massive curved AMOLED display of 6.7 inches. The large screen is embedded with an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor.

The HDR10+ compliant display supports quad HD+ resolution and 19:9. The massive screen comes with a pill-shaped cutout at the top-right corner for dual front-facing cameras. The S10 is an IP68 rated dustproof and water-resistant device.

Processor, Storage and OS

The Snapdragon 855 mobile platform will be powering Galaxy S10 5G in markets like the U.S., LATAM and China. In other regions, the South Korean firm will be selling its Exynos 9820 CPU variant.

There is no microSD card slot on the device, but it comes with a big internal storage of 256GB. The One UI flavored Android 9 Pie OS is preloaded on the device.

Cameras and Other Features

The quad camera setup that resides on the back panel of the Galaxy S10 5G includes a 12-megapixel wide-angle sensor with dual pixel PDAF and OIS, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens with OIS and 2x optical zoom, a 16-megapixel ultra wide-angle lens and a 3D ToF (Time of Flight) sensor. The dual selfie camera setup on the front of the Galaxy S10 5G includes 10-megapixel primary sensor with Dual Pixel PDAF and a 3D ToF (Time of Flight) lens.

The Galaxy S10 5G includes a large battery of 4,500mAh. It is equipped with support for 25W fast charging and 15W wireless charging. It also supports 9W reverse charging that can be used for wirelessly powering other devices, GSM Arena reported. Its other features include Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB-C and 3.5mm audio jack.

Price and Availability

Samsung did not confirm the price of the Galaxy S10 5G at its launch. However, Samsung’s senior director of product marketing, Drew Blackard, confirmed to CNET that it will cost around $100 more than the most premium version of the Galaxy S10+. The S10+ has a starting price of $999. In Q2 2019, the phone could be available through Verizon and other carriers like AT&T. Sprint and T-Mobile are expected to sell it later in the same quarter.

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The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 25, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji