Yesterday, Samsung has launched several smartphones during its Unpacked event, which took place in San Francisco. The talk of the town is obviously the Galaxy futuristic foldable smartphone that is scheduled to launch on April 26, 2019. Alongside that, Samsung has also introduced three new flagship smartphones under its popular Galaxy S series lineup - Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, and Galaxy S10+. The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is the premium device of the lot. Both Galaxy S10 and S10+ are upgrades over Galaxy S9, while the Galaxy S10e is the budget device of the trio. So, let’s see which device among these three will be the right buy for you if you’re thinking of purchasing one?
Display & design
The Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10 Plus all these three devices come with the Samsung latest Infinity-O display. The main difference between the Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+ is size. The Galaxy S10e features a 5.8-inch display, while the Galaxy S10 sports a little bigger 6.1-inch screen. As the name suggests itself, the S10+ packs a bigger 6.4-inch Quad HD panel. Instead of a notch, all three devices has a little punch hole cut out at the front for a selfie camera. The Galaxy S10+ comes with a little wider hole in compared to Galaxy S10e and S10 as it is the only device among these three that has a dual camera setup on the front. Besides that, there is another major difference in their display as the Galaxy S10 and S10+ have a curved panel, while the panel on S10e is flat.
The Galaxy S10 and S10+ also feature a new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor, which is embedded in the display. However, The technology is missing from the Galaxy S10e.
Processor, RAM & storage
When it comes to the performance, the Galaxy S10e and Galaxy S10 are powered by an Exynos 9820 octa-core processor. The Galaxy S10e will come in two variants 6GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB storage models. On the other hand, the company has released Galaxy S10 in 8GB/256GB variant only. The storage is expandable to up to 512GB via a microSD card. The premium device of the lot “Galaxy S10+” is also backed by the same Exynos 9820 octa-core processor, which will be available in 128GB, 512GB and 1TB storage models. The storage will be expandable to up to 512GB via a microSD card.
The Galaxy S10e has a dual 16MP + 12MP rear cameras among, which the 16MP sensor can be used for clicking ultra-wide photos. Also, there is an improved Samsung optimize feature that can automatically detect up to 30 different scenes automatically. On the other side, the Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ have a triple 16MP + 12MP + 12MP rear cameras. The additional 12MP sensor, which is missing in the Galaxy S10e enables 2x optical zoom.
On the front, the Galaxy S10 and S10e feature a 10MP sensor for clicking selfies. Only the Galaxy S10+ consists of a dual 10MP + 8MP front cameras. The 8MP depth sensor at the front allows you to click selfies with the Bokeh effect.
The Samsung Galaxy S10e is launched at 749$, which roughly translates into Rs 53,296. On the other hand, the Galaxy S10 8GB/128GB variant is priced at 899$ that is appx Rs 63,970 in Indian rupee. The most expensive device among the trio is the Galaxy S10+ that is launched at a starting price of 999$ that is Rs 71,086 in India.