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Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ Announced – South African Pricing And Release Date

Samsung Galaxy S10

Last night during what we are calling Samsung’s biggest Galaxy Unpacked to date, the tech giant announced a load of new smartphones and devices. The leaked Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ have officially unveiled as well as the Galaxy Buds as well as the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G.

Samsung Galaxy S10 South African Pricing And Release Date

Samsung has four new phones under the Galaxy S10 range starting with the baby S10e all the way up to the Samsung Galaxy S10+. As of now, the Galaxy S10 5G will not be released in SA but the other devices below have been confirmed for release on 8 March 2019. 

Samsung Galaxy S10

Key Features

  • Infinity-O Display
    • The display covers the device from top to bottom and edge to edge. It features a Dynamic AMOLED screen with HDR, 1200 nit brightness and adaptive blue wave reduction
  • 5G Support (Galaxy S10 5G only)
    • Allows for super-fast network speeds up to 20 times faster than 4G
  • 4K HDR 10+ Camera
    • The Galaxy S10 range can film in 4K HDR 10+ and you can play this video back on the HDR display or on an HDR TV
  • Embedded Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner
    • The fingerprint scanner is under the screen but uses ultrasonic waves to read your print and unlock your device
  • 1TB of Storage (Galaxy S10+)
    • The Samsung Galaxy S10+ has a 1TB model which is the most built-in storage ever on a smartphone
  • Dobly Atmos Support
    • The Galaxy S10 range supports Dolby Atmos surround sound for a clear and immersive listening experience
  • Back to Back Charging
    • All the Galaxy S10 devices support back to back charging allowing you to wirelessly charge other devices and the Galaxy Buds

Samsung Galaxy S10

SpecsGalaxy S10eGalaxy S10Galaxy S10+Galaxy S10 5G
OSAndroid 9.0 Samsung One UIAndroid 9.0 Samsung One UIAndroid 9.0 Samsung One UIAndroid 9.0 Samsung One UI
Display5.8-inch, Full HD+ Flat Dynamic AMOLED, Dynamic Tone Mapping6.1-inch Quad HD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED, Dynamic Tone Mapping6.4-inch Quad HD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED, Dynamic Tone Mapping6.7-inch Quad HD+ Curved Dynamic AMOLED, Dynamic Tone Mapping
Processor7nm 64-bit Octa-core processor7nm 64-bit Octa-core processor7nm 64-bit Octa-core processor7nm 64-bit Octa-core processor
RAM6GB/8GB8GB8GB/12GB8GB
Storage128GB/256GB, MicroSD128GB/512GB, MicroSD128GB/512GB/1TB, MicroSD256GB
Front Camera10MP Dual Pixel AF,  F1.9,10MP Dual Pixel AF,  F1.9,10MP Dual Pixel AF,  F1.9, HDR 10+10MP Dual Pixel AF,  F1.9, HDR 10+
Rear Camera12MP Dual Pixel AF, F1.5/F2.4, 16MP FF, F2.212MP PDAF, F2.4, 12MP Dual Pixel AF, F1.5/F2.4, 16MP FF, F2.212MP PDAF, F2.4, 12MP Dual Pixel AF, F1.5/F2.4, 16MP FF, F2.212MP PDAF, F2.4, 12MP Dual Pixel AF, F1.5/F2.4, 16MP FF, F2.2
BiometricsUltrasonic Fingerprint, FaceUltrasonic Fingerprint, FaceUltrasonic Fingerprint, FaceUltrasonic Fingerprint, Face
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-CWi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-CWi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-CWi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C
NetworkEnhanced 4×4 MIMO, Up to 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20Enhanced 4×4 MIMO, Up to 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20Enhanced 4×4 MIMO, Up to 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20Enhanced 4×4 MIMO, Up to 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20
Battery3,100mAh3,400mAh4,100mAh4,500mAh
Dimensions69.9 x 142.2 x 7.9 mm, 150g70.4 x 149.9 x 7.8 mm, 157g74.1 x 157.6 x 7.8 mm, 175g77.1 x 162.6 x 7.94 mm, 198g
South African RRPFrom R15,999From R18,999R20,999 (128GB) R25,999 (256GB) R35,999 (1TB)N/A

Galaxy S10 South Africa Pre-Orders Now Open

You can now pre-order your Samsung Galaxy S10 device by heading over to the Samsung website. The phones release on 8 March 2019 in SA and everyone who pre-orders will get a free pair of Galaxy Buds. These wireless earphones boast 6 hours of battery life for music and 5 hours for calls and can be wirelessly charged by placing them on the back of the Galaxy S10 devices too.

Samsung Galaxy S10

The first 100 customers to pre-order will also receive a new Galaxy Gear smartwatch. As you can see above, the smartwatch is in the middle with Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds on the right. These wireless earphones come in various colours such as white, black, blue and yellow.

Will you be picking up a Samsung Galaxy S10 or Galaxy S10+? Let us know down below.