Samsung has a new heavyweight champion – the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus! It packs a larger display, more cameras, memory and storage, as well as a larger battery, into a smaller and lighter form factor!
In this in-depth review, we will see how Samsung achieved that feat, and find out if this is indeed the best smartphone Samsung ever made!
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Models
First, let us point out that there are three variants of the Galaxy S10 Plus smartphone :
- a base model with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage
- a higher-end model with 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage
- a premium model with 12 GB of RAM and 1 TB of storage
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Colour Options
- Prism White
- Prism Black
- Prism Green
- Prism Blue
- Ceramic White
- Ceramic Black
Unfortunately, there was no sign of the Prism Blue, Flamingo Pink or Canary Yellow colours. As mentioned in our Galaxy S10 primer, not all colours are available in every country.
Premium Ceramic Back
The Ceramic back is heavier by 23 grams (13%), and was said to be more durable. However, we confirmed that both Ceramic and non-Ceramic backs are covered with Gorilla Glass 5. So the durability and scratch-resistance of the two types of backs are a moot point.
Ultimately, the Ceramic backs are all about the looks. You get a more premium looking back with the 512 GB or 1 TB models.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Price + Availability
- 8 GB + 128 GB : $999.99 / £899 / €999.99 / RM 3,699
- 8 GB + 512 GB : $1,249.99 / £1,099 / €1,299.99 / RM 4,599
- 12 GB + 1 TB : $1,599.99 / £1,399 / €1,599.99
Here are some pre-order / direct sale links :
- Samsung Galaxy S10+ (128 GB, Prism Black) : £899 | RM 3,699
- Samsung Galaxy S10+ (128 GB, Prism White) : £899 | RM 3,699
- Samsung Galaxy S10+ (128 GB, Prism Green) : £899 | RM 3,699
- Samsung Galaxy S10+ (512 GB, Ceramic Black) : £1,099 | RM 4,599
- Samsung Galaxy S10+ (512 GB, Ceramic White) : £1,099 | RM 4,599
Unboxing The Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
Once you fully unbox it, you will find the following items :
- One Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (US | UK | MY) smartphone
- One Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus Quick Start Guide
- One Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus bumper case (only in certain countries)
- One 15 watt Samsung fast adaptive charger
- One USB Type C power and data cable
- One USB Type A to USB Type C adaptor
- One micro-USB to USB Type C adaptor
- One pair of AKG-tuned wired earphones
- One SIM tray extractor pin