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Samsung Galaxy S10+ Review & Comments

Qactuar

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These sorts of prices are hard to stomach when Xiaomi are upping their game considerably. The next couple of years will be very interesting indeed...
 

Amorris

Well-known Member
These sorts of prices are hard to stomach when Xiaomi are upping their game considerably. The next couple of years will be very interesting indeed...
Agreed. I've had the P20 Pro for quite a while, got it for around £350 after cashback, selling free headphones etc.

I've pre ordered the S10 but only because of a 20% discount via work and ability to sell earbuds putting it at around £530. If I had to pay £799 id avoid, just seems way way to much for any mobile in my opinion. Especially with same great offers from Huwaei, Xiamoi and others at the £300-£500 mark now a days.
 
I've pre-ordered the S10 and passing my, still going strong, S7 onto my girlfriend. Couldn't resist the upgrade and will be selling the earbuds to claw back a bit of cash. Roll on Friday!
 

Valen

Well-known Member
My S10 is preparing for dispatch as I type! As for the camera cutouts, check out this guys wallpapers! They are designed to use the camera eye. (He has S10+ pics too)

Google Matt Cabb galaxy S10 wallpapers
 

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george1976

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Price is 7/10 ? Really? So a mobile phone is OK-ish to cost £1000 these days.
I guess vanity has it's price.
 

Matson

Distinguished Member
While I agree that pricing on phones is slowly creeping up to the far to much range at the same time there stuffing more and more and more hardware and software into these phones that there basically a laptop in your pocket and most people that I know use there phone much more than there computer as its something many of us have on our body a lot of the time if not most of the day. Considering what people pay for high end laptops it isn't that crazy really. Especially if you only upgrade your phone once every 4-5 years or something. Iv had a note 4 for what feels like a decade now so the upgrade is huge for me.
 

aVdub

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Thank you for the decent review.
 

camelot1971

Member
I wouldn't call wireless phone to phone charging as innovative when the Mate 20 Pro has had it for months. It is handy though :)
 

jms_uk

Well-known Member
Does anyone know if the ceramic backed version mentioned is more or less durable or shatter resistant than the glass one? Or purely cosmetic?
 

big boss

Well-known Member
Does anyone know if the ceramic backed version mentioned is more or less durable or shatter resistant than the glass one? Or purely cosmetic?
The internationally recognized Mohs scale of mineral hardness places ceramic slightly lower than diamond and sapphire. This means that no mineral can scratch the ceramic back except for diamond and sapphire.
 

jms_uk

Well-known Member
With that in mind, why isn't the ceramic version being plugged as the most robust version then? And in terms of the drop test?
 

Trollslayer

Distinguished Member
Does anyone know if the ceramic backed version mentioned is more or less durable or shatter resistant than the glass one? Or purely cosmetic?
Ceramic should be more resistant because there are numerous crystals in it. With glass one fracture can spread through the whole piece.
 

Stuart Wright

AVForums Founder
Staff member
Price is 7/10 ? Really? So a mobile phone is OK-ish to cost £1000 these days.
I guess vanity has it's price.
Not just a mobile phone, though, is it?
 

Stuart Wright

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dode

Member
Too easy to remove apps when not intending to do so,means I have lost interest in this overpriced rip-off.
If you press and hold the home screen, you should get an menu that says "Home screen settings". There you sould have an toggle switch - "Lock Home screen layout" that prevents the icons to be moved.
 

Qactuar

Distinguished Member
The internationally recognized Mohs scale of mineral hardness places ceramic slightly lower than diamond and sapphire. This means that no mineral can scratch the ceramic back except for diamond and sapphire.
There is a reasonableness test though, because sandpaper would probably scratch it. Same as the junk in my pockets!
 

martimu

Well-known Member
Moving to an S10 from an iPhone 7. Been a while since I've been on android (HTC desire I think) so should be interesting!
 

thewhofan

Active Member
The S10+ shouldn't really be advertised as having dual front facing cameras as only one of them is ever used to capture a picture. The other is just a depth perception sensor for the portrait mode.
 

dave77

Well-known Member
I bought the S7 new at ~£450, when is the yearly price increase going to end :D Mi Mix 3 will do me @ £400
 

1080 jawbreaker

Well-known Member
any bench marks comparing the Euro to US processors.

so if you want 5g when available these will be useless?
 
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