GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
LAUNCH Announced 2019, February
Status Available. Released 2019, March
BODY Dimensions 149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8 mm (5.90 x 2.77 x 0.31 in)
Weight 157 g (5.54 oz)
Build Back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
DISPLAY Type Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.1 inches, 93.2 cm2 (~88.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~550 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 6
PLATFORM OS Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
Chipset Exynos 9820 (8 nm) - EMEA
Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) - USA/LATAM, China
CPU Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2x2.31 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A55) - EMEA
Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485) - USA/LATAM, China
GPU Mali-G76 MP12 - EMEA
Adreno 640 - USA/LATAM, China
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal 128/512 GB, 8 GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA Triple 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
16 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm
Features LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@60fps, 1080p@240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
SELFIE CAMERA Single 10 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF
Features Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
SOUND Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Radio FM radio (USA & Canada only)
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 15W
Fast wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W
MISC Colors Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Canary Yellow, Flamingo Pink
SAR 0.93 W/kg (head) 0.79 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.48 W/kg (head) 1.59 W/kg (body)
TESTS Performance Basemark OS II: 4539 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 4465
Basemark X: 44097
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.498 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 82dB / Noise 74dB / Ring 85dB
Audio quality Noise -92.2dB / Crosstalk -92.7dB
Endurance rating 79h
Say goodbye to the 'notch' and hello to Infinity-O, the Galaxy S10 SM-G973F 128GB Smartphone from Samsung features the nearly bezel-less, all-screen Infinity-O display. To help push the screen from edge-to-edge, Samsung laser-cut a hole in the front corner of the display to accommodate the 10MP dual-pixel wide-angle selfie camera. The screen itself is a large 6.1" QHD Dynamic AMOLED Infinity Display. It's also certified to support HDR10+ for a cinematic experience and is designed to produce brilliant and realistic images.
The curved, Infinity-O display also houses impressive mobile security with a built-in ultrasonic fingerprint reader. Simply touch the screen and soundwaves scan your fingerprint to unlock your phone nearly instantly. By utilizing soundwaves instead of optics, it reads the 3D ridges and contours of your finger. Plus, the ultrasonic tech means it will work when wet.
On the reverse of the S10, you'll find Samsung's pro-grade triple-camera array. It includes 16MP ultra-wide, 12MP dual-pixel wide-angle, and 12MP 2x telephoto cameras. With a lens for almost every situation, Samsung added AI to make sure they give you the best results possible. The S10 can detect up to 30 scenes and auto-optimize settings for each as well as give you the opportunity to play with a variety of graphic effects in real time. Want video instead? Both front and back cameras can capture at 4K UHD quality, with the rear array adding support for HDR10+ recording.
Running the Android 9.0 Pie operating system, this phone is powered by a Samsung Exynos 9820 Octa-Core processor and 8GB of RAM. You can store your ultra-wide images, 4K videos, and more on 128GB of built-in storage, which can be expanded via an (optional) microSD card up to 512GB in size. This phone is unlocked and compatible with GSM/4G LTE networks. Connect to the internet and other devices with built-in Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) 2.4+5 GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0.
Android 9.0 Pie
The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your home screen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to millions of apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 9.0 Pie adds a variety of predictive capabilities, navigation changes, and digital well-being enhancements that let you take control of your Android experience. By learning how you use your phone over time, Pie will automatically adjust certain features for you, such as battery usage and display brightness. With App Actions, Pie uses what it learns to get you to your next task quickly. For example, plug in your headphones and Pie will automatically bring up your last playlist. With Dashboard and App Timers, Pie lets you see your phone usage in detail, allowing you to set timers and reminders so you can better manage the time you spend using your smartphone.
GSM / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
This phone is designed to work on select GSM networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports. You can check which bands this phone works with in the Specifications.
Latin America Variant / US Compatible LTE
The SM-G973F is a Latin America variant of the Galaxy S10. To ensure this phone will work with your carrier, please choose your country and carrier above. Because the SM-G973F is an Latin America variant the language of the box and the default language of the phone may not be in English. Also a Latin American AC to USB adapter may be included.
Captures What Your Eye Can See
Part of the rear triple-camera array, the 16MP ultra-wide lens has been constructed to take it all in. With a 123° field of view, its designed to capture images as wide as what your eyes can see. Lens correction is also incorporated into the camera to eliminate distortion.
The Galaxy S10's rear cameras feature Scene Optimizer, which has the ability to detect what kind of photo you're taking. Once a scene is detected, Local Tone Mapping optimizes the settings automatically to give you the best shot possible. With the addition of Flaw Detection, you'll be alerted to any flaws in your images, such as someone blinking.
The 30 scenes that can be detected are Face, Baby, Person, Dog, Cat, Food, People, Beaches, Sky, Mountain, Sunset, Sunrise, City, Snow, Waterfall, Watersides, Scenery, Stage, Vehicles, Drinks, Flowers, Trees, Greenery, Animal, Shoes, Backlit, Indoor, Text, Clothes, and Night View.
The built-in photo software of the S10 has been based on an analysis of over 100 million high-quality photos. The result is Shot Suggestion, where the S10 will guide you to producing the best composition, such as detecting if the phone is level and centered.
Additional Camera Features
Dual Aperture: The rear, wide-angle lens automatically adapts between f/1.5 in bright daylight and a f/2.4 aperture in low-light scenes.
Dual Pixel: Helps to provide bright and clear selfies that are in focus, even in low-light situations.
Super Steady Video: Built-in predictive software is combined with the 16MP ultra-wide camera in Full HD mode to keep your videos smooth.
Super Slo-Mo: Capture cool slow motion videos at 960 fps.
Ultra-Wide Panoramas: Utilize the 16MP ultra-wide camera to capture wider and taller panorama images.
Selfie Self-Focusing: The selfie camera can detect faces to focus quickly for portraits.
Live Focus: Live Focus uses the dual-camera setup to let you alter depth of field and add artistic effects to your selfies, such as Blur, Spin Bokeh, Zoom Bokeh, and Color Point.
If your wireless device needs some juice, let the Galaxy S10 charge it. Built into the rear of the Galaxy S10 is a wireless charging pad that gives you the ability to charge other devices with your phone. Simply lay a device right onto the back of the S10, such as a Galaxy smartwatch, Galaxy Buds, or even another Galaxy S10 phone! PowerShare is compatible with any device that can be charged by WPC Qi wireless technology.
Please Note: Wireless PowerShare works with most Qi-Certified devices. Requires minimum 30% battery to share. Speed and power efficiency of charge varies by device. May not work with some accessories, covers, or other manufacturer's devices. If you have trouble connecting or charging is slow, remove any cover from each device. May affect call reception or data services, depending on your network environment.
Intelligent Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi 6
The Galaxy S10 is designed to provide you with impressive wireless data speeds, as well as reliability and convenience. The S10's intelligent Wi-Fi technology is designed to seamlessly jump between Wi-Fi networks to LTE data for a seamless experience. With support for Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), it can achieve transfer rates of up to 2 Gb/s.
Additional Performance Features
Adaptive Power Saving: This mode learns when and how you use the S10 and then adjusts power usage of apps & features to maximize battery life.
Wireless Charging 2.0: This speeds up wireless charging with compatible accessories, such as the Samsung Wireless Charger Duo Pad.
Dolby Atmos by AKG: The S10 features stereo speakers that are tuned by AKG and support Dolby Atmos sound technology.
Game Cooling: The heatpipe cooling system helps to prevent overheating during intense gameplay.
Water & Dust Resistant: The phone is rated IP68 for dust resistance and protection from water when immersed up to 3.3' deep for up to 30 minutes.
Samsung Knox: A multi-layer defense to help protect your information from malware & other malicious threats from the minute you turn it on.
Personalized Access: You can choose from the ultrasonic fingerprint reader, facial recognition, pattern, PIN, or password to unlock your phone.
Designed for Eye Comfort
The Dynamic AMOLED display helps to reduce eye strain and fatigue by reducing blue-light emission but without affecting the on-screen color. An ideal feature for late-night browsing and gaming.
One UI for One-Handed Use
The Galaxy S10 features One UI, which is Samsung's updated GUI that's engineered to let you more easily operate the phone with one hand.
Bixby is Samsung's digital assistant that you can use to perform tasks and get information. With Bixby Routines, you can have Bixby setup macros for different aspects of your life. You can create routines that will alter aspects of the phone to optimize it for that activity. For example, in a Bed Routine, you can set the phone to mute the sound and turn on the blue-light filter, or in a Driving Routine, you can automatically rotate the display and play some music.
Point your camera at an object and let Bixby Vision give you more information about it, interact with it, or even buy it. See how products look in the real world with augmented reality; point at a pair of shoes and buy them online, or translate the text of a street sign when traveling. These are just some examples of Bixby Vision in action.
This feature lets you use the powerful machine learning of the S10 to create your very own animated emoji to match your look and personality. Simply take a selfie and the phone will track your movements and bring your AR emoji to life.