It has arrived, most of us saw it coming. The Samsung Galaxy A10s is a new smartphone from Samsung which is an upgrade to the Galaxy A10. The Galaxy A10s offers an upgraded camera, fingerprint sensor, an upgraded processor and more battery capacity, among other new features.
Samsung Galaxy A10s mobile was released in August 2019, slightly longer than its July 2019 expected release. We will be looking at it in details to see how nice and lovely this device is.
Where to Buy Samsung Galaxy A10s
Samsung Galaxy A10s Key Specs & Features
6.2 inch Infinity-V IPS Display, 720 x 1520 pixels (271 ppi)
Android 9.0 Pie, One UI
Octa-core MT6762 Helio P22 CPU with 2GB RAM32GB built-in storage, up to 512GB memory card
13MP + 2MP Dual Rear Camera and an 8MP Front Camera
4G LTE (up to 150 Mbps)
4,000mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery
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Design and Display
Samsung Galaxy A10s comes with a big screen, but not the biggest we have seen. It comes in different colors; black, blue, red, and green, a very wild range which you can choose from.
More info, the mobile phone is made of plastic, has dimensions of 75.8 x 156.9 x 7.8 mm, and weighs 168 grams with the battery. Sadly, it is not waterproof but it’s OK considering its price which will be revealed below at the price and availability section.
The Display type on the Samsung Galaxy A10s is TFT (IPS) technology, a capacitive touchscreen with a multi-touch feature. It features a screen size of 6.2 inch infinity-V display with a 720 x 1560 display resolution.
This means that the screen has a V-cutout that houses the 8 megapixels camera. The Display protection comprises of scratch resistance.
Hardware and Software
The Samsung Galaxy A10s runs on Android 9.0 Pie OS with One UI user interface on top.
It offers a different processor compare to the A10. The MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) chipset has two quad-core processors clocked at 2.0 GHz and 1.5GHz respectively, and PowerVR GE8320 dual-core GPU.
This explains how fast this device can function for multi-tasking purposes. You also get 2GB RAM, which combined with the chipset should offer competitive gaming performance.
Samsung Galaxy A10s comes with 32GB internal storage. There’s also an available memory card slot which boosts your storage further if you need more storage capacity. The slot supports up to 512GB microSD memory card.
It features a sensors for proximity, light, fingerprint, and accelerometer.
Camera and Battery
Samsung Galaxy A10s comes with great cameras. It has a total of three cameras, one more than the A10.
You still get the single camera on the front compared to the A10, though now it has been upgraded from a 5 megapixels camera to an 8 megapixels selfie camera.
On the back however, you get an additional camera. The 13MP camera is now supported by a 2MP depth sensor camera. The camera supports autofocus, HDR, Panorama, and 1080p video recording.
The camera also features dual-LED flash. Of course, you can also expect other great features from its camera department. Samsung Galaxy A10S is powered with a non-removable Li-Po 4,000 mAh battery.
The smartphone does not support wireless charging but it has fast-charging capacity..
Network and Connectivity
Samsung Galaxy A10s is a 4G phone, which can function with networks like the 2G, 3G, and 4G. It is a dual SIM phone with support for two Nano SIM cards.
Other networks connectivity mechanisms are Wi-Fi, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, FM radio, micro USB 2.0, and the headphone jack and other components. Sadly, no NFC.
Samsung Galaxy A10s Price and Availability
Samsung Galaxy A10s price in Nigeria starts at around 45,300 Naira (~ $125). Price in Kenya starts at around 12,899 KSh. You can buy the affordable Android phone at leading online stores near you.
Samsung Galaxy A10s Specs
Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A10s Specs:
Platform: Android 9.0 Pie (One UI) Processor: Octa-core Processor, 2.0 GHz quad-core and 1.5GHz quad-core (Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22) GPU: PowerVR GE8320 Memory: 2GB RAM Colours: Blue, Green, Red, Black Dimension: 156.9 x 75.8 x 7.8 mm Weight: 168 g SIM Type: Nano-SIM SIM Count: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display: 6.2 inch Infinity-V IPS Display, 720 x 1520 pixels (271 ppi) Screen Protection: Front Glass Cover Foldable Display: –
Rear Camera: 13MP + 2MP Camera, f/1.9, 1080p Video@30fps Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED Flash, Panorama, HDR Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0, LED Flash
Built-in Storage: 32GB Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB Bundled Cloud Storage: –
2G GSM: Yes 2G CDMA 1X: – 3G WCDMA: Yes 3G CDMA EVDO: – 4G LTE: Yes 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS: Yes EDGE: Yes 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: – HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps CDMA EVDO: – 4G LTE: Cat4 150/50 Mbps 5G: No WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE NFC: – Infrared Blaster: – USB Port: microUSB 2.0
SMS/MMS: Yes Instant Messaging: Yes Push Emails: Yes Email Protocol: –
Music Player: Yes Video Player: Yes FM Radio: Yes Loudspeaker: Yes 3.5mm Jack: Yes
Navigation: Yes Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
Digital Compass: – Accelerometer: Yes Proximity Sensor: Yes Light Sensor: Yes Barometer: – SpO2: – Pedometer: – Heart Rate Monitor: – Gyroscope: – Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear-mounted) Iris Scanner: – Face Unlock: – Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: – Voice Control: Yes
Video Streaming: Yes Active Noise Cancellation: Yes Wireless Charging: No Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes Water Resistant: – Dust Resistant: Yes Image Editor: Yes Video Editor: Yes Document Viewer: Yes Document Editor: Yes
Battery: 4,000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery Talktime: – Standby Time: – Fast Charging: –