Entry-level Galaxy S10 to have Infinity-O screen, side-placed fingerprint scanner

Ivan, 13 November 2018

Samsung should announce a trio of new Galaxy S10 flaghips next year - two models with curved 5.8-inch and 6.44-inch displays - and a third with a flat 5.8-inch display. Thanks to leaker Ben Geskin we may have some new clues to clarify that last one.

Dubbed the budget Galaxy S10 with model number SM-G970F, the most basic device in the lineup will have a flat Infinity-O display, a fingerprint scanner on the side (not an in-display one), a dual camera and come with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM coupled to 64GB or 128GB of storage.

According to Geskin the budget Galaxy S10 may even carry a 2018 Snapdragon 845 chipset. Samsung could ask as little as $650 for the phone, which would put it in direct contention with devices like the OnePlus 6T.

If these rumors pan out, then we could be looking at a large disparity between the budget Galaxy S10 and its more expensive counterparts. They are rumored to offer curved Infinity-O displays, in-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanners, three cameras (one standard, one ultra wide and a telephoto one) and likely much higher starting prices.


Reader comments

  • Mike
  • 15 Nov 2018
  • xTx

Agreed, I actually got rid of my S8 because the curve screen had 0 palm rejection. Using it to watch videos (without a case) was a nightmare.

  • gun
  • 15 Nov 2018
  • XUk

FLAT 5.8" Screen, please. Not the gigantic phablet size. The edge screen serve no purpose at all, and it is began to look obsolete.

  • Guy0001
  • 15 Nov 2018
  • Jb$

Sad that Sony dropped side mounted fp just because of USA market wear is lower sales anyway :/ best place for fp is the side of the phone .

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