It was recently reported that Samsung could launch as many as three variants of the Galaxy S10 next year. While we are about six months away from the unveiling, a new report sheds more light on these three possible variants.
Of the three rumored variants, one is expected to feature a small 5-inch display, while the top variant is likely to feature a 6.44-inch display. The 5-inch variant is likely to come with toned-down specifications and a flat-screen display, The Bell reports. It sounds like this variant will end up replacing last year’s Samsung Galaxy S9.
The bigger 6.44-inch model (dubbed Galaxy S10+) is expected to be a top-end variant, and seems like an answer to the rumored Apple iPhone X Plus. This variant could also come with a triple-camera setup, and the much-rumored in-display fingerprint sensor.
It is hard to imagine Samsung revamping its strategy on the basis of a rumored iPhone variant. In all this time, Samsung has stuck to its two-device strategy that includes a standard variant and a plus variant. But if the Galaxy S10+ turns out to be true, it will be interesting to see how it manages to differentiate itself from next year’s Galaxy Note phablet. As with such rumors though, we would ask you to take it with the proverbial pinch of salt.
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Though aimed at Apple, this strategy does seem inspired by Huawei. This year, the Chinese company launched three variants of its flagship P20 smartphone. The P20 Lite is the most affordable of the three, while the other two variants include the P20, and the P20 Pro.