We are quite close to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phablet. But that isn t stopping the leaks around next year s Galaxy S10 flagship smartphone. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, known for his accurate leaks on Apple products, has now revealed some interesting tidbits about the Samsung Galaxy S10. Also Read - Apple iPhone 14 Max price leaked ahead of official launch: All you need to knowAlso Read - Flipkart Refurbished phone sale: Offers on iPhones, Samsung flagships starting at Rs 8,499
Kuo says that next year s Samsung Galaxy S10 will be launched in three sizes 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch, and 6.4-inch. This is in line with previous reports, which too have hinted at multiple Galaxy S10 variants. Incidentally, these are similar to the sizes Apple s 2018 iPhones are expected to launch in. Having similar sizes will help Samsung take on Apple s iPhones one-on-one. Also Read - India’s tablet market registers 68% YoY growth, Lenovo leads followed by Apple
Kuo further reveals the larger of the two Galaxy S10 variants will boast an in-display fingerprint sensor a first for Samsung. This too isn t the first time we have come across such a rumor. But the analyst reveals that the smallest Galaxy S10 model won t get this feature. Instead, it will have to settle for a physical fingerprint sensor placed on the side, Business Insider reports. Kuo also says that Samsung will be focusing on the in-display feature when advertising how the Galaxy S10 is better than the iPhones.
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Previous leaks have revealed that the top-end Galaxy S10 model could have as many as five cameras on board. These would include a Huawei P20 Pro-like triple camera setup at the back, and dual cameras up front. The less expensive variants would also get the triple-camera setup at the back, but only a single camera up front.
Another leak revealed that the Galaxy S10 would be powered by an Exynos 9820 octa-core SoC. Interestingly, the chipset is expected to be paired with ARM s MALI-G76 GPU. This GPU, announced in May, promises 30 percent performance improvements and 30 percent energy efficiency over its predecessor.
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