Is the top end Sam­sung Galaxy S10+ worth $1.8K?

SmartHouse - - COMMENT - By David Richards

This is a de­vice that is a 12 hour a day work­horse and the chances are that it will be on your per­son ev­ery day of the week for at least 24 months.

And if smart­phone re­search is any­thing to go by it’s also set to be a de­vice that will get a pretty rough work­out whether it be on your per­son, desk, in your car, or when trav­el­ling be­tween ci­ties.

This aside the real value in own­ing a Sam­sung mo­bile de­vice is what is in­cor­po­rated un­der the bon­net.

What I have found is that Sam­sung is one Com­pany you can bet on to de­liver tech­nol­ogy in­no­va­tion in the lu­cra­tive smart­phone mar­ket and their lat­est S10 range of de­vices which this time around in­cludes the new Fold tablet de­vice has taken smart­phone tech­nol­ogy to a new level.

This is tech­nol­ogy that most brands in­clud­ing Ap­ple are un­able to de­liver be­cause they lack not only the en­gi­neer­ing skillset but the abil­ity to man­u­fac­ture the com­po­nents found in a Sam­sung de­vice. The new Sam­sung Galaxy S10 is ac­tu­ally four sep­a­rate phones: the S10e (the “e” stands for “es­sen­tial,”) the S10, the S10+, and the S10 5G.

The S10+ is the flag­ship of the trio.

Where Ap­ple’s has the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max there are some sig­nif­i­cant dif­fer­ences be­tween how the two flag­ships com­pare.

The XS has strug­gled to sell so has Ap­ple’s bot­tom end of­fer­ing the XR due in part be­cause Ap­ple is charg­ing a pre­mium price on de­vices that are de­void of the ad­vanced tech­nol­ogy found in the new Galaxy S10 range.

The $1,800 S10+ has three rear-fac­ing cam­eras—one for close-ups, one for stan­dard shots, and an ultrawide one for ex­pan­sive scenes.

The iPhone only has two lenses.

The S10+ has a mas­sive 6.4-inch screen and an un­usual “hole punch” de­sign for its front-fac­ing cam­eras. This gives the dis­play an asym­met­ri­cal pro­file, but it also in­creases the us­able space. Sam­sung has also de­liv­ered a brand­new fin­ger­print reader that has been baked un­der­neath the screen it­self. It uses ul­tra­sound to de­tect the gaps be­tween the ridges on a user’s fin­ger, which Sam­sung said makes it more se­cure than a tra­di­tional sen­sor.

The S10+ also has wire­less charg­ing as well it can charge other prod­ucts wire­lessly, too.

Sam­sung also takes the crown for of­fer­ing the most stor­age for dig­i­tal me­dia. The S10+ comes with up to a ter­abyte of in­ter­nal ca­pac­ity, which is dou­ble the 512GB max­i­mum of­fered by the iPhone XS Max.

Th­ese are not gim­mick fea­tures they are the best fea­tures in the world to­day that you will find in a mo­bile de­vice.

And if you want some­thing re­ally dif­fer­ent, and are not afraid of splash­ing your cash, there is the all­new Sam­sung Galaxy Fold which is set to re­tail for around $3,000. If you want more on this de­vice read our story in this sup­ple­ment.

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