Is Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus good for work

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The Good The Galaxy S10 Plus has a phenomenal AMOLED screen, battery life and a host of useful camera tools. The ability to wirelessly charge another device is convenient and really works.

The Bad The night and low light shots of the Galaxy S10 Plus are not as clear or crisp as the specialized night modes on the Pixel 3 and Huawei Mate 20 Pro. An ultrasonic screen reader is not always fast or accurate. Incorrect compresses on a curved edge-to-edge display are a minor annoyance.

The Bottom Line The Galaxy S10 Plus is the flagship phone for 2019, though serious photographers believe its cameras are lacking at night. Competition, including the upcoming Galaxy Note 10, is growing.

9.0 Overall

  • Design
    9
  • Features
    9
  • Performance
    9
  • Camera
    8.5
  • Battery
    10

I used Galaxy S10 Plus ($ 800 on Amazon) every day since the launch of the Samsung phone four months ago as one of its flagship models for 2019. Despite the threat of overshadowing is complicated Galaxy Fold and the faster Galaxy S10 5G (and beats down the purchase price below Galaxy S10E ), The Galaxy S10 Plus came out as one of the best Android phones of the year. Soon the best features of the S10 Plus – its sharp screen, three gorgeous cameras and a full day of battery life – will face another challenge in Samsung’s ranks, the future of the Galaxy Note 10 which is confirmed by the August 7 launch in New York.

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

Apple iPhone 11

Samsung Galaxy A50

Samsung Galaxy S10E

Motorola Moto G7

Design 9 8 8 9 8
Features 9 9 8 8 8
Performance 9 10 8 9 8
Camera 8.5 9 8 8 7
Battery 10 8 10 10 8
Overall 9.0 9.0 8.4 8.9 8.0
Price $800 Amazon $870 Walmart $294 Amazon $650 Amazon $200 Amazon

Everything about the Galaxy S10 Plus is fine-tuned for Note 10 enhancements, even if you’re not referring to the Pen Pen, the Galaxy Note’s signature digital pen, the S10 Plus’s battery life and camera skill, the likelihood is that the Note 10 will be compatible with 5G data networks. For example, a 4,300 mAh Note 10 battery could dominate the S10 Plus’ already impressive 4,100 mAh juice.

Samsung likes to build on its strengths, so the Galaxy Note 10 will also feature fantastic clarity on the S10 Plus screen and features such as wireless power sharing that allows you to charge other devices from the phone itself.

Note 10 can also fix one of the biggest missed features of the S10 Plus, the lack of night mode, which dramatically increases brightness and enhances photos taken in extremely low light conditions. The Huawei’s P30 Pro and Google Pixel 3 (and the cheaper Pixel 3A ) are now the main competitors of the S10 Plus. Low-light shots are not a switch for me, especially when weighing in on the other benefits of the Galaxy S10 Plus, but being able to match these other night modes will make the S10 Plus the undisputed champion.

The accuracy of the fingerprint reader is another opportunity for the Note 10 to beat the S10 Plus.

Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, S10E: Every camera lens and curve

So what does the S10 Plus do to its advantage? It will definitely be cheaper than the Galaxy Note 10, a benefit if you don’t dare to sign up for 5G (read about ours here are the global 5G speed tests ). And this is the only Samsung four new Galaxy S10 phones 1 TB storage and ceramic processing for 512 GB and 1 TB models. Do you really need all this storage? Is it worth paying $ 250 for them ceramic finish ? The “need” would be a stretch, but if you want it, it’s nice to know what it is.

As it is now, the S10 Plus is still a great device that I would enjoy every day – and I think you will feel the same way.

Galaxy S10 Plus Price: $ 1,000 now seems normal

For $ 1,000 for the 128GB model, $ 1,250 for 512GB, and cool $ 1,600 for 1TB (!) Storage, this is an expensive device. (It starts at £ 1,099 in the UK and $ 1,499 in Australia.) Of course, if you look at the starting price of the Galaxy Fold at $ 1,980 and Huawei Mate X – $ 2,600, S10 Plus price seems almost reasonable as a phone you can buy today without emptying your bank account and waiting for 5G networks to get started.

As for the standard Galaxy S10, it’s not a big deal if you shave off just $ 100 and lose the second front camera, some screen space, and little battery life.

As for comparisons with other phones, I wouldn’t want to upgrade the Galaxy S9 Plus ($ 500 on Amazon) but I would go with any old Galaxy phone. The bottom line is that you have more general camera flexibility on the S10 Plus than with the Pixel 3 ($ 900 on Amazon) . Night mode is one exception, and the Pixel 3 and P30 Pro Huawei have special night modes that easily surpass the Galaxy S10 Plus. If night photography is an opportunity for you to take or break it, you may want to wait for next month’s Galaxy on October 10 or October (probably) Pixel 4 . Or cross your fingers so Samsung can squeeze a major software update.

The Galaxy S10 Plus is bigger than the S10 and S10E.

Andrew Hoyle

Lovely in appearance, but slippery

Samsung is partial to glossy trims that reflect light out of the ordinary. My review version is the 128GB version of Prism White, and it certainly reflects the iridescent shades of pale blue, mint and pink in the light. This color is nice and delicate. Flamingo pink, canary yellow, green prism and blue prisms – more bold – are also prism black.

Immediately I noticed that the S10 Plus tends to slip out of the hands and from the surface, especially if they are not perfectly level. It shoots between my fingers many times, usually landing on a wallet, desk, or lap. He also slid out of my bedside table, couch, chair, but has so far been intact. I like to look at the phones as they appear out of the box, but I want this to be the case.

Samsung has gotten its fingerprint reader right – it moves from the back of the phone to integrate with the screen. But, while convenient, accuracy is a problem, especially when it comes to using Samsung Pay or Google Pay for mobile transactions. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried printing three or even four times to unlock my phone or confirm a transaction. It’s a bad experience that causes thumb pain, impatient people in line for you, and daily exacerbation.

After the potential of the screen reader for so long, the reality of this technology makes me look for the Galaxy S10E’s fingerprint sensor in the power button, which is very bad.

There are problems with the fingerprint scanner screen

Samsung has gotten its fingerprint reader right – it moves from the back of the phone to integrate with the screen. But, while convenient, accuracy is a problem, especially when it comes to using Samsung Pay or Google Pay for mobile transactions. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried printing three or even four times to unlock my phone or confirm a transaction. It’s a bad experience that causes thumb pain, impatient people in line for you, and daily exacerbation.

After the potential of the screen reader for so long, the reality of this technology makes me look for the Galaxy S10E’s fingerprint sensor in the power button, which is very bad.

This ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint scanner is the first of its kind.

Sarah Tew

You will be lucky to intentionally put your thumb on the target, tap the screen a little, and give it a solid second to unlock. You can’t just miss the sensor. I also recommend scanning four fingers so that you have backups. I used the right thumb twice, the left thumb once and the right index finger twice.

This fingerprint scanner is a big deal since it is the first one used Qualcomm ultrasonic technology . This means using sound waves to get a 3D image of your print. It comes out as much safer than an optical sensor, which essentially takes 2D photos of your finger. but this seems to be more true of Gank and Gu’s natural films. When I squeezed a fat (and tasty) churro between my fingers and then tried to unlock the phone, I didn’t match 20 times straight. It turns out there is a limit.

Another note: I no longer scan the iris, which was a signature feature of the Galaxy S7. This is a strange move for Samsung, which is usually a fan of additional features. You will still have a built-in Android face unlock, but I do not recommend using it as it is not secure enough for mobile payments. You You can use it if you want something quick and convenient, but I’ll stay safe.

The real question is where is Apple’s Samsung Face ID version from Apple? Now the iPhone has been delayed for two years, which Samsung really doesn’t want to do. Now, without iris scanning, the brand does not have face recognition feature, which may indicate that it is safe enough for mobile payments (the Face Unlock option built into Android is not). Rumor has it Android Q the next version of Google software will enclose a secure face unlock code, but we haven’t seen it in the Android Q beta yet.

Android 10 beta’s best new tricks from Google I/O 2019

A brilliant display but, O, it’s a “cut”

The Galaxy S10 Plus has an Infinity-O recess, which is a cut-through hole in the display to make room for two cameras. Its oval shape draws more attention than the Galaxy S10 and S10E single lenses, but I’m still not very recessed.

More significant is the feeling of having a large screen with a thin bezel. Most of the time he seems to mix in the background without causing too much attention to himself. But when the screen is brightly lit, as with a white background, the asymmetry of cutting out the shape of the tablet becomes more noticeable. I wonder if the Infinity-U display is like the one that Samsung has put in the mid range Galaxy A50 and A30 would look better, though it would also look more like eyebrow-style carving than this one. The dilemma of the all-encompassing solution may still be solved there.

On a dark background, you can barely make out the front-facing cameras.

Angela Lang

The screen itself is gorgeous, with a 6.4-inch AMOLED display and a resolution of 3.040×14040 pixels. Reading outdoors is fantastic. When I wake up in the middle of the night and read the phone to sleep, the screen actually does too bright, even if the brightness is diminished and the blue light filter is on. Hell, it’s even too bright using Android Wind Wind mode, which changes colors to grayscale.

Finally, the Bixby button permutation is real

After two years of complaints, Samsung has listened to fans and released some software that will allow you to restart the Bixby button to open another application.

You can now reprogram the Bixby button to open other apps.

Angela Lang

This feature has always existed – even the Galaxy S Active phones of a few years ago allowed you to set your convenience key – but Samsung was restrained. You better learn to love Bixby, he reasoned. That’s why it’s nice to see Samsung doing everything right here.

Android pie and one user interface

There are two words to describe One UI design: big and bubble. Icons are large flat circles that take some time to get used to as many designs have changed, from the color of the Gallery icon to the shape of the Galaxy Notes application.

I mean, these icons are huge. Using them on the home screen made me feel like a baby. I immediately switched to a smaller icon size (hence, a larger grid of apps on the home screen) to fit into most of my apps without digging through folders or translating additional screens.

One UI makes bubbles and cards larger.

Angela Lang

Although I like the smaller screen icons, seeing the big icons in the app drawer was great – they were easier to hit the targets. I also liked that some of the larger app menus and “tabs” were easier to read without twisting your neck or slanting. This is especially noticeable in Bixby Home, which you can access by scrolling to the left of the home screen.

The display around the front-facing camera lights up when you switch to take a selfie.

Jason Cipriani

Bixby Routines: I’m not a huge Bixby fan, and I only call it casual, but Bixby Rutines could change my mind. I was impressed by the flexibility reminiscent of IFTTT for setting up procedures, and the presets are easy enough for beginners to wet their feet.

For example, I set up a morning routine that starts at 6am and turns on the Always On display (yes, you can turn it off), applies specific lock screen shortcuts, and turns off the blue light filter that is on for sleep.

I tested the Galaxy S10 Plus and also used it to cover the MWC conference in Spain, so I didn’t have a routine to really understand how well it worked. This is difficult when sleep time and anxiety are unstable, and you cannot set a true home to use as a basic test. I’ll be able to dive deeper once I settle in San Francisco.

Gesture navigation: Navigation buttons are on by default, but you can unlock even more screen space by including gesture navigation in the Quick Settings menu. Turn it on, and the bottom of the display will expand, leaving three horizontal dashes in place of the buttons. To navigate, you lift up slightly to use them (they “bounce” back down). It’s not a difficult correction, and it’s always nice to have alternatives.

Kids Home: A notification mode called Kids Home has introduced a new mode that opens a child-protected profile / garden to allow children to take pictures and download applications. Young children, that is. Older people close their eyes and mock, then learn the password and change all language settings.

You can power any Qi-enabled device on the back of the Galaxy S10 Plus.

Sarah Tew

Wireless PowerShare really works

I like this feature that will charge any other Qi-enabled device when you place it on the back of the Galaxy S10. Samsung didn’t realize this for the first time, but it is a real asset, especially to accessorize or give your friend a phone. Wireless charging is not as fast or efficient as wired charging, but it does allow more cables to be left at home, especially for short breaks. I see a scenario where you charge the phone overnight and charge the second device on top of it.

Your phone will automatically turn it off when the phone hits 30 percent. Since the battery charge is so good, there should be plenty to carry you through the rest of the day. Please note that Wireless PowerShare will not work if you have less than 30 percent battery life.

This Galaxy S10 gives another a boost, but it’ll work with iPhone 7 and newer, too.

Sarah Tew

I already naturally used it twice. The night I got the S10 Plus, I needed to use the new wireless power distribution feature when I noticed that my Galaxy S9 Plus had dropped to 7 percent and died while I was still setting up my new phone. I was at dinner, with the cables in my hotel room, and hey, that’s exactly what the function is for. So I turned it on and turned it over and watched the battery go back up to a barely healthy 13 percent.

As the phones turned back, the Galaxy S9 Plus turned up, I could still press and type until I had carefully changed its position to the Galaxy S10 Plus. I’m pleased with that.

For the second time, my Spanish CNET colleague Juan Garson innocently asked how much time I had left on the battery, and then asked if he would be able to recharge. My battery ran out of 57 to 30 percent, but it ran from low double digits to 30 percent, and on both our phones it still had hours of life.

The three rear cameras are pretty cool

Testing the camera in itself is a big deal, and Samsung has added many elements. The rear of the S10 Plus has three cameras (12MP, 12MP telephoto, 16MP ultra wide angle) and two fronts (10MP and 8MP respectively).

The overall quality of the photos is very good, but I have some complaints about low light mode in the section below. We will have a lot of filming and deep-immersion comparisons in the coming days, but here’s my overall estimate for now.

Let’s start with this handy chart to compare cameras on the S10 Plus with other S10 phones.

Galaxy S10 Camera Features

Samsung Galaxy S10E Samsung Galaxy S10 Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Galaxy S10 5G
12-megapixel wide-angle lens (dual-aperture) Yes Yes Yes Yes
16-megapixel ultrawide-angle lens (fixed focus) Yes Yes Yes Yes
12-megapixel telephoto lens No Yes Yes Yes
10-megapixel front-facing camera (dual-aperture) Yes Yes Yes Yes
8-megapixel front-facing camera No No Yes No
3D depth-sensing camera (rear) No No No Yes
3D depth-sensing camera (front) No No No Yes

The S10 Plus has three rear cameras.

Andrew Hoyle

Three cameras, three types A: You can take a photo with any of the three lenses by simply tapping the icon on the screen. Basically, I shoot with a standard 12MP lens, switching to still photography (2x) on a faraway detail like a fountain statue, or an ultra-wide lens to fit more of my friends or scene into a shot. The ultra-wide angle has a 123-degree field of view, so it distorts the image somewhat, and you may notice that your friends look a little stretched.

The best shots in portrait mode: Called Live Focus, portrait photography has three more effects on the Galaxy S10. In addition to the usual blur slider, you can also apply dot color and effects called “Enlarge” and “Spin”. Best of all, you can adjust the intensity of these effects before or after shooting, even switching to another effect. There are still minor problems. Spot color does not always work smoothly and flowing hair can still be blurred in these portrait shots, but overall the images are nice and the effects can be spectacular. Unlike last year’s Galaxy S9 ($ 500 on Amazon) , The S10 only stores Live Focus, not portrait mode and standard stills.

Turn up the intensity and the Spot Color portrait mode effect (Live Focus) adds drama with a vignette.

Jessica Dolcourt

Scene optimizer: The A10’s AI camera can recognize 30 scenes and auto-tune settings to enhance the image. You can click on the control screen to switch it on and off, especially if the previous result is not pleasant. Please note that you will not be able to use the Specialized Night Mode with the Scene Optimizer turned off.

The GIF maker tool on a settings menu is fast and fun, but not so smooth.

Jessica Dolcourt

Shot Suggestions A: This is a menu setting that will help you align the shooting and focusing area and then automatically take a photo when everything is aligned. I liked it when I was photographing houses and street scenes because it meant I didn’t have to hold my phone with one hand and press the shutter with the other.

Otherwise, the function took more photos than I wanted, or took them before I was ready. You need to keep going back to the menu to turn it on and off if you sometimes need more control. Switching on the screen will make it much more convenient.

Quick GIF-maker: If you have changed your camera settings, you can record a short GIF by pressing and holding the shutter button. The playback is not exactly equal, and the quality is not as good as shaving a GIF from a video, but it’s easy to do and gets the point for a quick tweet.

Instagram Mode: Samsung has not yet superseded this, but I received a demo on the S10 5G. If you have an account, you can enable it to use the same filters and post directly to Instagram without leaving the program.

We got to preview Instagram Mode on the Galaxy S10 5G.

Andrew Hoyle

Smooth video: The video results were great thanks to the HDR10 + format and the extremely smooth motion control setting you turn on by tapping the hand icon while recording the video. I got the perfect opportunity to try it out on the troupe of guys lounging on the sidewalk near Barcelona’s main cathedral.

HEIF: Save photos in HEIF format other than raw. HEIF is hailed for their ability to space.

Low-light shots cannot match Pixel 3

Like last year’s Galaxy S9, all S10 phones have a 12MP dual-aperture lens. This means that the aperture is automatically adjusted from f2.4 to f1.5 to allow more light. Generally more light = better photos.

The S10 phones also come with a new Bright Night Shot mode, which aims to get clearer and brighter photos in very low light. Unlike the Pixel 3 night sight and the P30 Pro special night mode, Bright Night Shot is built into the built-in camera and starts transmitting as long as the scene optimizer is turned on.

Galaxy S10 Plus took this shot.

Andrew Hoyle

Shot on the Huawei Mate 20 Pro using a dedicated night mode.

Andrew Hoyle

While I like that it’s integrated, it also means that you have less control over when the feature comes into play. The only indicator it is on is a tiny crescent icon, and it can be a screen tip to keep the camera on the camera for longer. I had to work hard enough to find the conditions that brought me this crescent icon. Often, even in a very dark band, the scene optimizer algorithm chooses other settings, such as people, architecture, and more.

When I finally got one that worked – a shot of some street lights, there was only one real difference between the two shots. With the Scene Optimizer turned on, the street lights look stellar.

This photo uses the Galaxy S10 Plus’ aperture for low light (f1.5), with no Bright Night mode (scene optimizer is turned off).

Jessica Dolcourt

Here, Bright Night Shot is on, giving the lights starry points, but not otherwise dramatically enhancing the scene.

Jessica Dolcourt

In general, low light photography does not get the boost I really wanted. Most low light levels are the same as the Galaxy S9, and I miss the dramatic results of Google and Huawei phones. From side-by-side comparisons, it is very clear that S10 images are more sensitive on average than their competitors.

This difference is not enough to give up on most phone buyers, but you are not going to win any low-light photo arguments with fervent fans of other phones.

Don’t get me wrong, low light shots can be great with the Galaxy S10 Plus’ automatic settings.

Jessica Dolcourt

More epic camera shots.

Two front cameras are better than one

The Galaxy S10 Plus is the only new Samsung phone to give you a combination of front cameras: a 10- and 8-megapixel combo (the S10 5G has a 3D reading depth lens; that’s not true). Multiple phones have two front cameras, and this is a feature I like because you can expand the viewfinder to fit more.

Selfies are generally very good, though again, the Pixel 3 camera takes clearer shots, especially at night. I love that you can apply most of the same effects to selfie cameras as with the main lenses. Overall, you’ll be happy with most of the shots, and it will probably make many of your friends jealous.

The S10 Plus is a battery beast.

Angela Lang

The AR Emoji is much improved, but still a bit spooky

Samsung has taken on the animated emoji of your face and body much improved in Galaxy S10 phones. It’s not as creepy as it was in previous iterations, and you have a lot more customization options.

You still can’t choose your own body type, and some colors for your hair, eyes, and skin aren’t rich or varied. For example, there is still no option for forest eyes or brown shade of my hair. Everything looks a little gray. There are several outfits to express your sense of style. I’m even more identified with the Apple Memoji, perhaps because it’s more of a cartoon.

This is what happens when you overlay an AR Emoji face over a real human.

Jessica Dolcourt

AR Emoji has a lot more new uses and stickers. For example, you can throw a face mask at someone else’s body when they are talking. It’s a weird, horrible way. You can also use your friend’s body to perform a weird voodoo dance with “mini me” AR Emoji on your own. I do not know.

Battery life and performance are not included in the charts

The battery life is phenomenal for the Galaxy S10 Plus 4,100-mAh ticker. I’ve been using my phone for days of downloads, downloads, map navigation and tethering to my laptop as a mobile hotspot, an activity that definitely sucks many a life out of my age Galaxy S9 Plus review phone.

The S10 Plus lasted me from early in the morning until the early hours of the night, often with supplies. I never worried about the low level, and this is not what I could say about last year’s Galaxy S9, even when it was fresh out of the box. It also lasted an average of just over 21 hours during our video leak testing cycle, which is excellent. For comparison, the Pixel 3 lasted 15 hours, the Galaxy Note 9 lasted about 19 and a half hours, and the S9 Plus took about 17 hours. IPhone XS Max ($ 1,000 on Amazon) drove 17 and a half hours.

The Galaxy S10 Plus’ battery is top of the class.

Angela Lang

Battery life is expected to shorten, so in a year you may need to rely more on your charger. But starting at a higher bar gives me hope that the power management of the S10 Plus will be good for you over a typical two-year period, if not longer.

Performance on the S10 Plus is reliable and uninterrupted using the Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm processor (some countries get the Galaxy Exynos 9820 chipset). The gameplay was enjoyable and sensitive in my baseline testing game, Riptide Renegade was very detailed, and I didn’t suck as much as usual. I’m not the best gamer in the world, so I handed the phone to CNET editor Roger Cheng, who is. He lifted two fingers up the S10 Plus and said that the notch with the punch was not as distracting as he thought it would be.

The benchmark testing also put the S10 Plus ahead of its competitors. This is the first of the Snapdragon 855 phones, so we’ll see how other phones work. All in all, I expect speed advancements from 2019 devices, or at least the ability to handle complex computational tasks, such as advanced photography, without delay.

Galaxy S10 Plus vs …

Galaxy S9 Plus: The S10 Plus enhances the Galaxy S9 Plus in every way. If money is not a hassle, you will prefer the S10 Plus, but productivity gains can seem like an increase if you don’t use all the tricks from your camera or Wireless PowerShare.

iPhone XS Max: In addition to the classic iOS argument against Android, the biggest differentiators are triple cameras and different portrait modes – iPhone XS Max has more dramatic lighting choices, while the Galaxy S10 Plus is more about textured backgrounds. The Samsung phone has a lot more storage, a much longer battery life and a headphone jack.

There’s plenty of competition, but the Galaxy S10 Plus is well-positioned to remain one of the year’s best phones.

Juan Garzon

Google Pixel XL: The Pixel phone far outperforms Samsung in low light and night shots, and its portrait selfies are the best. The screen resolution is also higher. But the Galaxy S10 Plus counters have phenomenal storage capabilities, more camera flexibility, a much longer battery life, and PowerShare wireless.

LG V50: 5G phone, LG V50 has a higher screen resolution than the S10 Plus, and along with many other features, at least on paper. We haven’t tested the LG V50 just announced, so we can only compare the features. The Samsung phone has more storage capabilities and a fingerprint scanner in the front rather than the back. Without knowing the price, it is too early to bend one way or another.

Galaxy S10 Plus specifications comparison

Galaxy S10 Plus vs LG V50, Pixel 3 XL, iPhone XS Max

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus LG V50 ThinQ (5G) Google Pixel 3 XL iPhone XS Max
Display size, resolution 6.4-inch AMOLED; 3,040×1,440 pixels 6.4-inch OLED; 3,120×1,440 pixels 6.3-inch “flexible” OLED; 2,960×1,440 pixels 6.5-inch Super Retina OLED; 2,688×1,242 pixels
Pixel density 522 ppi 564 ppi 523 ppi 458 ppi
Dimensions (inches) 6.20 x 2.92 x 0.31 in 6.26 x 3.0 x 0.33 in. 6.2x3x.03 in 6.2×3.0x.3 in
Dimensions (millimeters) 157.6 x 74.1 x 7.8 mm 159.1 x 76.1 x 8.3 mm 158×76.7×7.9 mm 157.5×77.4×7.7 mm
Weight (ounces, grams) 6.17 oz.; 175g 6.46 oz.; 183g 6.5 oz; 184g 7.3oz; 208g
Mobile software Android 9.0 with Samsung One UI Android 9.0 Android 9 Pie iOS 12
Camera 16-megapixel (ultrawide-angle), 12-megapixel (wide-angle), 12-megapixel (telephoto) 12-megapixel (standard), 16-megapixel (wide-angle), 12-megapixel (telephoto) 12.2-megapixel Dual 12-megapixel
Front-facing camera 10-megapixel, 8-megapixel 8-megapixel (standard), 5-megapixel (wide) Dual 8-megapixel 7-megapixel with Face ID
Video capture 4K 4K 4K 4K
Processor Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (2.5GHz octa-core) Apple A12 Bionic
Storage 128GB, 512GB, 1TB 128GB 64GB, 128GB 64GB, 256GB, 512GB
RAM 8GB, 12GB 6GB 4GB Not disclosed
Expandable storage Up to 512GB 2TB None None
Battery 4,100 mAh 4,000 mAh 3,430 mAh Not disclosed, but lasted 17.5 hours on looping video drain battery test in airplane mode
Fingerprint sensor In-screen Back Back cover None (Face ID)
Connector USB-C USB-C USB-C Lightning
Headphone jack Yes Yes No No
Special features Wireless PowerShare; hole punch screen notch; water resistant (IP68); Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 5G connectivity; water resistant (IP68); wireless charging, Quick Charge 3.0 IPX8, wireless charging support, Pixel Buds USB-C headphones in the box Water-resistant (IP68); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging; Face ID; Memoji
Price off-contract (USD) $1,000 (128GB); $1,250 (512GB); $1,600 (1TB) $1,000 (Verizon), $1,152 (Sprint) $699 (64GB); $799 (128GB) $1,099 (64GB), $1,249 (256GB), $1,449 (512GB)
Price off-contract (GBP) £1,099 (128GB); £1,299 (512GB); £1,599 (1TB) Starts at £69 per month (EE) £869 (64GB); £969 (128GB) £1,099 (64GB), £1,249 (256GB), £1,449 (512GB)
Price off-contract (AUD) AU$1,499 (128GB); AU$1,849 (512GB); AU$2,399 (1TB) Starts at AU$1,728 (Telstra) AU$1,349 (64GB); AU$1,499 (128GB) AU$1,799 (64GB), AU$2,049 (256GB), AU$2,369 (512GB)

Originally published on March 1 at 10:15 am by N.P.
Updates,March 1: Adds more impressions;March 2: adds more information about Wireless PowerShare and reuses the Bixby button;March 5: Header update;April 11: Fixes the pixel density for the S10 Plus in the comparison table.
Update, July 9, 2019: Adds Galaxy Note 10 analysis.

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