Ahead of MWC 2019, Samsung took the stage in San Francisco to wraps off the cover from 10th anniversary Galaxy S10 lineup phone. This year Samsung unveiled four variants of S10 lineup including Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, and S10 5G. Apart from S10 5G, all other variants hit the shelves. Today the company officially confirms the S10 5G will be released on April 5th.
Initially, the S10 5G was rumored to hit the stores by the end of this month. However today the company confirms S10 5G availability in South Korea on April 5. It will be the first 5G enabled smartphone to hit the South Korean market.
Unlike the regular models, the S10 5G won't be up for sale via pre-orders. The S10 5G next step will be the US market. The 5G model will be exclusively available via Verizon in the US. Recently Verizon confirms availability of 5G network in the US from April 11th. The first Verizon 5G phone will be Motorola Moto Z3. The 5G enabled Z3 will be announced in Chicago and Minneapolis.
The Moto Z3 doesn't come with 5G enabled chipset instead the owners will have to purchase 5G Moto Mod separately which enables the 5G service. In terms of specs, the Galaxy S10 5G is featuring a 6.7-inches Dynamic AMOLED display with Quad HD+ screen resolution. The Qualcomm's Octa-core Snapdragon 855 chipset/ Exynos 9820 SoC is powering the phone. The Octa-core chipset is accompanied by 8GB RAM and 256GB native storage.
Apart from having the same camera's setup like S10 Plus, the 5G model comes with an extra 3D sensor on both front and rear side for live focus. It comes with an under-glass fingerprint scanner. Also, you can utilize 3D facial recognition. A 4,500mAh battery is on board to keep its lights on. For fast charging, it comes with a 25W fast charging setup.
Are you willing to grab the S10 5G when it is available in your country or not? Do share your thoughts regarding the S10 5G release in South Korea in the comments section below. Stay tuned.