Samsung is reportedly following Apple’s lead by developing a trio of Galaxy S10 models, and is looking to launch a 5G version in the US.
The standard S10 is codenamed “Beyond,” Bloomberg reported Friday, citing anonymous sources, and it’s roughly the same size as this year’s. It’ll have triple cameras on the back and a front camera under the screen — details that fit with in recent months.
Its OLED screen will apparently be curved on both sides, it has rounded corners, virtually no bezel at the top or bottom and have a fingerprint sensor, according to Bloomberg.
Samsung is planning on matching Apple’sand models by releasing a larger “Plus” version and a cheaper one that won’t have dual-curve edge screen or a fingerprint sensor, the report noted. It could also release one without a headphone jack.
The South Korean company is in talks with Verizon to launch the S10 in the US with a 5G-capable chipset, according to the report.
The report also reinforcedthat Samsung’s foldable phone is codenamed “Winner,” and suggested that the company has yet to choose between horizontal and vertical prototypes — designers reckon the latter is easier to hold. This suggests that we won’t .
It won’t have a fingerprint sensor like the S10, but has an extra four-inch screen on the outside that’ll let you check messages and emails without unfolding it, according to Bloomberg.
Samsung didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment, while Verizon said in an email that it doesn’t comment on speculation or rumors.
Earlier this month, Samsung Mobile CEO D.J. Koh promised that the foldable devicethat’ll be “really meaningful to our customer.”
The company is racing against Chinese rival Huawei, which may beas it tries to snatch Samsung’s place as .
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