Samsung is all set to launch its much-anticipated Galaxy S10 lineup today at its Unpacked event in San Francisco. The company is expected to launch its Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10E smartphones, Galaxy Active Watch, and Galaxy Buds. It has also hinted that it will unveil its much-talked about foldable phone – Galaxy F – at the event. Here’ s everything you need to know about the Samsung’s Unpacked event:
How to watch the livestream?
Samsung’s Unpacked event will start today (February 20) at 11am local San Francisco time, which becomes February 21, 12:30am IST. The event will also be live streamed on Samsung’s official website. People who want to watch the event can go on the official website of the company and watch the event in real-time.
Prior to the launch of Galaxy S10, Samsung India has started the pre-registrations for the smartphones for interested customers. Pre-orders of the devices will go live from tomorrow onwards while the Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e smartphones are expected to go on sale from March 8.
Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10E specifications (expected)
Samsung Galaxy S10 will come in three variants – Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and the Galaxy S10e. Galaxy S10 will be the regular variant of the lineup and will come with 6.1-inch screen with Infinity-O Display panel. There will be no notch but a punch-hole camera for selfies and in addition to this, the device will sport a triple camera setup on its back panel. Samsung Galaxy S10 will also have an in-display fingerprint scanner and will run on Android 9.0 Pie skinned with One UI. It will be powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC or Exynos 9820 SoC, depending on the market, and will pack a 3,300mAh battery. It is expected to come at a starting price of EUR 899 (approximately Rs 73,500).
Samsung Galaxy S10e will be the smallest and the most affordable of the lot. It is expected to come at a starting price of EUR 749 (approximately Rs 59,900). Reports suggest that Samsung Galaxy S10e will sport a 5.8-inch display with Infinity-O panel. It too will have a punch hole camera and will feature a dual rear camera setup on its back panel. Unlike the S10, it will have a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The smartphone will run on Android 9 Pie with One UI baked on top. Samsung Galaxy S10e will be powered by Qaulcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC or Exynos 9820 SoC and will house a 3,000mAh battery.
The most premium of the lot will be Samsung Galaxy S10+ and it will come with dual front cameras with Infinity-O display panel. The smartphone will have a screen size of 6.4-inches and will come with in-display fingerprint scanner. Much like Samsung Galaxy S10, the device will also come with a triple-rear camera setup. The smartphone will also be powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC or Exynos 9820 SoC, however, it will come with a bigger 12GB RAM and 1TB storage and house a 4,000mAh battery. The smartphone will run on Android 9 Pie with One UI on top. The starting price of Galaxy S10+ is said to be EUR 999 (approximately Rs 79,900).
Apart from Galaxy S10, the foldable phone will also be launched by the company at the Unpacked event. We first got a look at the device at Samsung’s developer conference in November last year and more recently, at CES 2019, the company showcased the device to a select audience.
Apart from the smartphones, the company will be launching its Galaxy Buds, the Galaxy Watch Active and the Galaxy Fit fitness band.