Meet the Samsung Galaxy M10, the newest addition, a durable, budget-friendly smartphone that doesn’t disappoint. SO in this article, we will go through the specs, ladies, and gentlemen… Samsung Galaxy M10 review
The Samsung Galaxy M10 and the Galaxy M20 were recently released for the mid-range phone market. This smart device would make worthy opponents against Honor, Xiaomi and Realme. Although this new smart device does not look any different from many other Samsung mid-range smartphones, there are unique attributes within this smartphone that makes the device incredible and impressive. We will explore in the deals this unique attributes and why you need to buy one.
Samsung Galaxy M10 Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy M10 follows the same plastic design as many other Samsung mid-range devices. However, the plastic build is of high quality and does not look cheap in any way. The Galaxy M10 like the M20 yet has a distinctive front display, unlike every other mid-range smartphone. It features a water-drop style notch which houses the selfie camera at the top of the smartphone. It also has minimal bezels as seen in current trends.
At the side of the screen, you will find the Micro-USB port for charging, but this is not the USB-C port, so there is no support for quick charging. The Smartphone also comes with a headphone jack, although music production is the same as seen in other mid-range phones.
For display, the Galaxy M10 uses the infinity-V display with HD+ resolution; it is a 6.23inch device, very vibrant and pleasant looking.
Samsung Galaxy M10 Hardware and Software
The Galaxy M10 uses the same processor as the Galaxy J7 which is the Exynos 7870 Octa which is actually eight Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.6GHZ. This apparently places the device less than Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro because the processor is less powerful than the Snapdragon 625 used by Xiaomi. You can either get the 2GB Ram variant with 16GB storage or 3GB variant with 32GB.
Samsung Galaxy M10: Battery and Performance
The Samsung Galaxy M10 features a 3,400mAh battery which is the standard battery set for smartphones within this range. With this battery capacity, you should expect about 6 hours of on screen time and 18 hours of continuous playback.
Due to the processor and RAM capacity, the device is reasonably adequate for multitasking. It also runs on the Andriod 8.1.0 which provides optimized experience, and with the Samsung Experience 9.5UI, you would be delighted with the phone’s performance. The Camera is quite average as expected with smartphones in its range. The primary camera is about 13MP and combines with a 5-megapixel ultrawide secondary camera for versatile shooting. The range is somewhat limited, and some pictures might look like washed out images, but it is okay, nonetheless.
Samsung Galaxy M10 Specifications
- Release Date: January 2019
- Display: 6.2 IPS Display HD+, 720 X 1580 resolution
- PPI: 270ppi
- Available colors: Ocean Blue, Charcoal Black
- SIM Type: Dual Nano-SIM
- S: Android 8.0 Oreo
- Processor: Octa-core 1.6GHZ Cortex-A53
- Chipset: Exynos 7870 Octa (14nm)
- GPU: Mali-T830 MP1
- RAM: 2/3GB
- Storage: 16/32 GB, Expandable up to 256GB
- Rear Camera: 13MP + 5MP
- Selfie Camera– 5MP
- Battery Capacity – Non-removable Li-Ion 3400mAh
- Network Connectivity: up to 4G LTE
- No fast charging
- 5 mm Jack: Yes
- Price: N47,320
The Samsung M10 smartphone is quite average, but you would miss some of the basic features that can be found in budget-friendly smartphones released by other mobile techs such as Tekno. For starters, the camera is really average but, performance and storage are really incredible, nevertheless.
However, I have a question, would you love to use a device at this time and age that doesn’t come with a fingerprint sensor?