Samsung is set to launch its next flagship lineup — Galaxy S10 ahead of Mobile Game Congress in February. Presently, a new report from South Korea suggests that the manufacturer will also showcase its 5G phone during the MWC 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.
This isn’t surprising given that MWC is one of the largest annual tradeshows for mobile gadgets and there were rumors suggesting that the South Korean giant could unveil a 5G smartphone at the event. The report Furthermore adds that the Galaxy S-series will be marking its 10th anniversary at the event.
The said 5G cameraphone is coming to be a variant of Galaxy S10. Having said that, it’s noteworthy that not all the Galaxy S10 models are 5G compatible. It seems that the idea behind announcing the 5G phone during Mobile Game Congress 2019 is to mark the brand’s entry as one of the initially companies to release a 5G cameraphone.
Samsung Galaxy S10 will have three models — Galaxy S10, S10 Lite, and S10 Plus and an additional version made of ceramic which will be 5G-enabled. This 5G cameraphone may only be developed in limited numbers and introduced in select markets.
Initially, the 5G phones from Samsung might be limited to its home country South Korea and the United States given that commercial 5G networks are expected to go live in South Korea and the US in the first half of 2019.
An announced report hinted that the Samsung’s 5G phone will arrive with a 6.7-inch panel and is tipped to feature a rear-mounted quad camera option, a selfie camera, and a 3D sensing ToF digital camera. Powered by SD855 SoC, the cameraphone might have up to 12GB RAM and 512GB internal storage. As for the colour settings, the phone will be in the world in Black and White colors.
Samsung has already established a 5G phone for both Verizon and AT&T. Additionally, the company has confirmed an additional 5G smartphone for AT&T arriving in the second half of 2019, what is going to be the next Galaxy Note-series cameraphone.