Samsung Galaxy S10 And Folding Smartphone Unveils Set For February 20th Unpacked Event
In an invitation sent out to the press, a vertically-oriented "10" is displayed, which leaves no doubt about what will be announced. The 10 also refers to the fact that this year marks the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S family. The event itself will take place at the Billy Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco at 11am, but will be live streamed for those that can't be in attendance.
There will be multiple variants of the Galaxy S10, starting off with a Galaxy S10 Lite, which is rumored to feature a 5.8-inch display and a single rear camera. The step-up model will be the mainline Galaxy S10, which will have a 6.1-inch Infinity-O display and dual rear cameras. There will also be a Galaxy S10 Plus and a flagship Galaxy S10 5G. The latter model is expected to feature a 6.7-inch display, dual rear cameras, dual selfie cameras and 5G connectivity. All of the Galaxy S10 models are expected to feature a 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor for the U.S. market.
While the Galaxy S10 will be the guest of honor at the February 20th event, it will likely be upstaged Samsung's folding smartphone. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Samsung will show off the production version of its folding smartphone, which could be called Galaxy F or Galaxy Fold. The Galaxy F, which was first shown off in disguised form at an event in October, using Samsung' new Infinity Flex display.
The Galaxy F's Infinity Flex display measures 7.3 inches and features a resolution of 2152x1535. It also has a secondary 4.58-inch display with a resolution of 840x1960 that can be used when the primary display is folded.
It's expected that the Galaxy F will be priced close to $1,500 or more when it launches and that there will be only around 1 million units produced.