Samsung Galaxy S10 comes with a strong processor along with excellent cameras. The major highlight of the device is a punch-hole display that occupy a tiny corner of the display. The device also has other additional features like a fingerprint scanner, IRIS scanner etc. It also has great storage capacity. As for the screen display goes, this phone comes with a 6.1-inch Dynamic AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1,440 x 3,040 pixels and offers a pixel density of 551 PPI. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass v6, which helps to keep away any kind of scratch or minor collision. In addition, the smartphone is waterproof as well as dustproof.
The powerful phone is equipped with an octa-core (2.73GHz dual-core M4 Mongoose, 2.31GHz dual-core Cortex A75 and 1.95GHz quad-core Cortex A55) processor setup. The two processors are paired with an 8GB RAM and a Mali-G76 MP12 GPU which floats on a 64-bit architecture. This combination is seated upon a Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 chipset. The Samsung Galaxy S10 boots on Android v9.0 (Pie) operating system.
Coming to cameras it has triple primary camera setup having 12MP + 12MP + 16MP lenses along with a 10MP front camera. The primary cameras are capable of recording high-quality videos along with clicking mesmerizing pictures. Its front camera is a treat for the user and can also assist in making video calls. The Samsung Galaxy S10 offers a wide range of options which include 4G with VoLTE, WiFi, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, microUSB and GPS. The smartphone has an inbuilt storage capacity of 128GB, which can be further expanded up to a mammoth 512GB by using a microSD card. A 3,400mAh Li-ion battery can provide immense power to keep the device active for a long time. It also features fast charging and wireless charging support. In Australia Samsung S10 costs AU$1,349 at Samsung Store.
If you are now the proud owner of such a wonderful Galaxy phone then here are the 10 Samsung Galaxy S10 Quick Tips that will come handy for you when you start using this phone.
- Find things on your device by Finder: Pull down the notification shade, tap the magnifying glass icon, and type what you seek into the search bar. If you tap the three vertical dots at the right you can also tweak what Finder shows and exclude certain apps from searches.
- Customize your quick settings: Tap the three vertical dots at the top right and then Button order and you can pick what should be included and position it precisely where you want, which can be a real timesaver. You can also make changes to the Button grid to change the layout and the Status bar here.
- Customize your app tray: Tap the three vertical dots at the top right and you can sort the app icons and access the Home screen settings. If you prefer not to have a separate app drawer at all, then tap on Home screen layout and switch to Home screen only.
- Use pop-up view: You can find it in Settings > Advanced features > Smart pop-up view. Any app that has Multi-window support can be toggled on here. When a new message comes in you’ll see a round pop-up icon that you can tap on to open a windowed version of the messaging app.
- Hide sensitive data: Samsung enables you to hide your files with Secure Folder. To use it simply drag down the notification shade and tap on the Secure Folder icon in your quick settings. You’ll have to agree to the terms and set up a Samsung account and in a secure folder you can only access with your PIN, password, pattern, or fingerprint. You can add apps or individual files and you can even hide the Secure Folder via Settings > Biometrics and security > Secure Folder > Hide Secure Folder > OK. Once hidden you can only access it by tapping the icon at the bottom of the screen in Settings > Biometrics and security > Secure Folder.
- Switch off unnecessary sounds or customize: Go to Settings > Sounds and vibration > System sounds and vibrations and toggle off everything you don’t need. For Samsung’s sound customization options Go toSettings > Sounds and vibration > Advanced sound settings and you can decide when you want Dolby Atmos and fiddle with the Equalizer, but you should also tap Adapt soundand pick an age range or set up a customized profile that’s tailored to your ears.
- Take a screenshot: Go to Settings > Advanced features > Motions and gestures > Palm swipe to capture. By default, you’ll also find that screenshots open an editing menu at the bottom and you can tap there to instantly edit your new screenshots, but if it’s something you never use you can also turn it off via Settings > Advanced features > Smart capture.
- Improve battery life: You’ll find the battery options in Settings > Device Care > Battery. You can select a Power mode in here and you can also tap on Battery usage to get a better breakdown of exactly what is taking all your power.
- Use Wireless PowerShare: Simply pull down the notification shade and tap on the Wireless PowerShare icon in the quick settings. You’ll see a pop-up on screen and you can place another phone or device on the back of your S10 to wirelessly charge it. Just tap Cancel when you’re done.
- Hide the hole punch camera: To avoid the camera cutout, one option is to get rid of it altogether. You can do this by going to your Settings menu and selecting Display > Full Screen Apps. You’ll see that the first option at the very top is “Hide front camera.”Toggling this on will add a black bar to the top of your device.
Now use these tips and customize your new smartphone for efficient use.