Samsung has started taking pre-bookings for its latest range of S series devices with some competitive pricing across the range. The Galaxy S10+ will start from Rs 73,900 for the 128 GB version and the 512GB and 1TB versions will be priced Rs 91,900 and Rs 1,17,900, respectively. The Galaxy S10 will start at Rs 66,900 for the 128GB version, while users will have to pay Rs 84,900 for the 512 GB variant.
The lower specced Galaxy S10e aimed at the more budget conscious buyers will be priced Rs 55,900 for the 128GB variant. Jeff Fieldhack of Counter Point research told indianexpress.com that the roughly $800 price point of the S10e is “highly unlikely this moves the dial in India” though all of the new S10 LTE family devices “look and feel very premium”.
Customers will be able to pre-book the any device from the series till March 5 on Samsung.com/in, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Tata CLiQ and select retail outlets. While pre-book customers will get the devices from March 6, actual sales will start March 8.
Those opting for the pre-book will get to either own the new Galaxy Watch just for Rs 9,999 or the new Galaxy Buds for Rs 2,999. The Galaxy Watch now retails at Rs 29,990 while the new Galaxy Buds is priced at Rs 9,990.
Moreover, prebooking customers can also avail an upgrade bonus up to Rs 15,000 and HDFC cashback up to Rs 6,000, bringing down the cost of ownership by up to Rs 21,000. There will be EMI offers on the new devices ranging from three to 24 months.
Samsung Galaxy S10e specifications
Samsung Galaxy S10e is the smallest phone in the series, with 5.8-inch full HD+ resolution display. The display is flat and does not come with the dual-curved edges as seen on the S10+ and S10. Samsung is using the same ‘Dynamic AMOLED display’ on the S10e as well and the aspect ratio is 19:9. The Galaxy S10 is also powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 or the Exynos 9820 octa-core processor.
Galaxy S10e comes 6GB RAM or 8GB of RAM coupled with 128GB or 256GB of internal storage, which is expandable via microSD card with up to 512GB support. The Galaxy S10e has dual cameras at the back with OIS with Samsung using a 12MP wide-angle sensor with dual aperture of f/1.5 and f/2.4 along with the 16MP sensor being an ultra-wide angle one. The selfie camera is 10MP.
The phone runs One UI based on Android 9.0 Pie and sports a 3,100mAh non-removable battery. Galaxy S10e will come in White, Black, Cyan, Blue and Yellow colour options.
Samsung Galaxy S10 specifications
Samsung Galaxy S10 specifications has a bigger 6.1-inch Quad HD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED display with a 19: 9 aspect ratio. The display has 550 ppi pixel density. The phone is powered Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (7nm) or the Samsung Exynos 9820 (8nm) processor. Galaxy S10 only comes with 8GB RAM coupled with 128GB or 512GB storage.
The Galaxy S10 has a triple camera with Dual OIS, with Samsung using a 12MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. The second lens is a 12MP dual aperture wide-angle lens with f/1.5 and f/2.4 aperture. The third sensor on the Galaxy S10 is 16MP which is an ultra-wide one with f/2.2 aperture and a 123-degree view. Galaxy S10 has 3400mAh battery with fast wireless charging 2.0 supported and Wireless Power Share feature. Galaxy S10 runs OneUI based on Android 9.0 Pie.
Samsung Galaxy S10+ specifications
The display on the Galaxy S10+ is 6.4-inches with Quad HD+ resolution. This one also has the Curved Dynamic AMOLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 438 ppi. The S10+ is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (7nm) or Samsung Exynos 9820 (8nm) processor.
The triple camera set up is the same at the Galaxy S10, which is 12MP+12MP+16MP. The 12MP telephoto sensor and 12MP wide-angle sensor with dual aperture both have OIS. The 16MP sensor is the ultra-wide angle one with 123-degree view. The Galaxy S10+ also has dual front cameras. There is the 10MP sensor coupled with an 8MP RGB sensor for selfies.
The Galaxy S10+ will come with 8GB RAM and 128GB or 512GB storage. The highest variant of RAM and storage offered is 12GB RAM + 1TB storage on the Galaxy S10+. The MicroSD support is 512GB. Battery on Galaxy S10+ is 4100mAh battery with Fast wireless charging 2.0 and Wireless Power Share function from Samsung.
Disclaimer: The author is in San Francisco at the invite of Samsung India