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Samsung Galaxy S10 reportedly getting triple camera, but no 5G

/ 07:26 PM August 16, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Unpacked event in August 2018. Image: AFP/Lluis Gene via AFP Relaxnews

A report from ET News (in Korean) leaked the camera setup for the Samsung Galaxy S10, revealing a three-camera setup.

2019 marks 10 years since Samsung’s first Galaxy phone, the Samsung i7500, which also signaled the brand’s entry into the Android smartphone market.

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To celebrate the anniversary, Samsung will doubtless want to release a feature-packed Galaxy S10 to impress fans. So far, reports have suggested a triple-cam setup, two selfie cameras and 5G support.

The three-camera rumors seem to be true, but DJ Koh, president of the South Korean tech giant’s mobile business told journalists at the Galaxy Note 9 launch that Galaxy S10 won’t be the firm’s first 5G phone, another model will take that honor.

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Samsung is still determined to be the world’s first vendor to launch a foldable smartphone, though.

The company is rumored to be announcing three Galaxy S10 variants, two featuring the same screen size, of which only two will get the three-camera setup.

According to the report, the main S10+ camera will have a 16 megapixel regular snapper, a 13 megapixel sensor with a telephoto lens, and a third cam equipped with a wide-angle lens and a 12 megapixel sensor.

Furthermore, rumors suggest Samsung wants to be the first to introduce a triple setup to a midrange smartphone, through its Galaxy A series, presumably with the A9 (2019).

GSM Arena noted that if the South Korean tech giant goes down that road, it will likely unveil the phone with a 32 megapixel + 8 megapixel + 5 megapixel configuration.

No details are known on when Samsung will introduce the Galaxy S10, Galaxy A (2019) or even the foldable phone, dubbed Galaxy X. JB

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