Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Review – Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is a S family 2019 premium smartphone from Samsung that has a high performance. Although it has a large enough screen size, this smartphone is still quite comfortable in the hand. But the glossy finish that wraps the body behind feels a bit slippery in the user’s hand.
This smartphone has dimensions of 157.6 x 74.1 x 7.8mm. A little higher and wider than its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus. In addition, the Galaxy S10 Plus has a thinner aluminum frame that gives a sleek and clean impression.
From the screen of the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, the difference that is quite noticeable compared to its predecessor is the presence of “notch” or small round pieces at the top. Two Galaxy S10 Plus front cameras are there. Samsung calls this screen concept as Infinity-O.
Infinity-O makes the Galaxy S10 Plus can have a large screen size with a thinner bezel. The existence of “notch” is actually not very disturbing, especially when playing games. If the screen background is white, the “notch” looks quite noticeable and maybe some people feel awkward. But this will get used along with usage.
Galaxy S10 Plus has an elegant appearance with a silver frame that adds to the impression of luxury. There are only three physical buttons. The volume and Bixby buttons are on the left side, while the on / off is on the right side of the device.
Then on the top side, there is a tray for SIM cards 1 and 2, and microSD. In the lower body there is a USB Type-C port, audio jack and speaker.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Cameras
On the back of the Samsung Galaxy S10, there are three cameras that are designed horizontally. In the same place there is also a flash and a heart rate sensor. Two front cameras are in the upper right corner.
The camera is one of the superior features of the Galaxy S10 Plus. There are three rear cameras with 12MP resolution for telephoto with a viewing angle of 45 °, 12MP wide-angle (77 °), and 16MP ultra wide (123 °). While the front camera, 10MP and 8MP RGB Depth.
For the front camera, Galaxy S10 Plus has a feature called Live Focus. This portrait mode has a number of effects, such as “Zoom” and “Spin”. Interestingly, we can adjust the intensity of the effect before or after shooting. You can even switch to another effect.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology on the Galaxy S10 Plus, one of which functions to make the results of shooting better. In this case, the AI camera can recognize 30 scenes including clothing, drink, paint, people, and landscape.
The Galaxy S10 Plus camera also has the Shot Suggestion feature, which will guide the user to take pictures by determining the focus area. This feature when activated will appear automatically once the camera is directed to the object. Samsung also makes the Galaxy S10 Plus camera can record videos with more smooth results. This is thanks to the presence of Digital Video Stabilization on the rear camera.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Fingerprint Scanner
One more application of the latest technology is the advantage of the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is its fingerprint sensor. The fingerprint scanner sensor is embedded in the screen and is claimed to have better capabilities than other in-displays. Because Samsung uses ultrasonic wave-based technology when others are based on light
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Battery
The performance of the Galaxy S10 Plus is also supported by a large battery capacity, 4,100mAh. This large battery capacity is capable of supporting this smartphone to operate full day without the need to be recharged. Through PowerShare, the Galaxy S10 Plus can share battery power with other devices that have wireless charging features such as the Huawei Mate 20 Pro.
PowerShare cannot be used when the battery of the Galaxy S10 Plus mobile phone is 30 percent left. The Wireless PowerShare feature is also very easy to activate, because it is on the settings menu bar.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Screen
Samsung uses the latest screen concept, Infinity-O AMOLED with a 6.4-inch screen. The Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus is present in a punch hole screen to place the camera. The design is referred to as Infinity-O.
Dynamic AMOLED technology supported by HDR10 + feature is the main feature that is quite surprising. Its function is to increase contrast, showing the details of the screen image look clearer, the Samsung Galaxy S10 layer has been coated with Corning Gorilla Class 6 safety glass.
Thanks to this technology, it is able to make the quality of the color even closer to its natural color. In addition this screen can reduce the composition of the blue light to 42% so that the eyes are not tired when using it.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Performance
Samsung Galaxy S10 performance obviously doesn’t need to be doubted. He is able to compete with other best gaming phones today. The Snapdragon 855 or Exynos 9820 chipset depends on the marketing region combined with 8 GB of RAM, making the Galaxy S10 Plus have an impressive performance.
The benchmark carried out by TechRadar shows that this multi-core speed mobile phone is at 11.002. This figure makes the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus the fastest Android smartphone at the moment.
Internal storage capacity of 512 GB is also enough for you to store various types of files freely. In fact, this smartphone also still provides a microSD slot if you still feel you need more storage space for files.
Samsung Exynos 9820 Features
Smarter Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, fast data connections, high gaming capabilities, and reliable photography, are some of the advantages of the Samsung Exynos 9820 chipset. This chip is believed to be embedded in the next Samsung flagship smartphone.
The allegation is quite reasonable because the “9” series is the highest variant of the Exynos chip. The 9820 is the newest “9” series that was introduced in November 2018 and is reported to be a chip in the flagship Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10 Plus.
Here are some of the advantages of the Exynos 9820 chip.
1. Smarter AI Technology
AI or artificial intelligence is Samsung’s attention sector by integrating the Neural Processing Unit (NPU) on the Exynos 9820. This allows the Exynos 9820 to run features related to AI up to 7 times faster than its predecessor. High Performance Samsung claims Exynos 9820 performance is faster than its predecessor. This chipset is equipped with an octa-core processor and has carried the triple cluster concept like Snapdragon 855. The triple cluster consists of dual-core M2, dual-core ARM Cortex-A75, and quad-core ARM Cortex-A55.
Samsung explained, a custom fourth-generation CPU or M4 is designed to handle heavy tasks. This processor offers increased memory access, a more advanced architecture, and is claimed to have a single-core performance increase of up to 20% of its predecessor.
2. Fast Data Connection
Exynos 9820 is able to deliver high data connection speeds thanks to the support of the LTE-Advanced Pro modem. This modem supports Cat.20 LTE with 8x carrier aggreration which is theoretically capable of producing download speeds of up to 20Gbps. In addition, the Exynos 9820 can also be paired with the Exynos Modem 5100 to support 5G technology.
3. High Gaming Capabilities
Exynos 9820 offers a high gaming experience thanks to the support of graphics or a new generation of GPU, the Mali-G76 MP12. Its graphics performance is claimed to increase by 40% and its efficiency increases by 35% from its predecessor.
4. Reliable Photography Capability
Exynos 9820 is equipped with a new generation Image Signal Processor (ISP) to support photographic capabilities. This ISP supports multi-camera trends because it can handle up to 5 camera sensors. When the user presses the shutter button in the camera application, the ISP on the Exynos 9820 directly performs billions of arithmetic operations to produce better focus, accurate white balance, vivid colors, and produce better photo quality.