Samsung's Galaxy S10 series is codenamed "Beyond"

Samsung's Galaxy S10 series is codenamed
Samsung’s anniversary flagship reportedly has a codename. The company’s Galaxy S9 series is only a few months old and Samsung’s next major release will come in the form of the Galaxy Note 9, which is currently set for a late summer release. Despite the looming release, however, the South Korean giant is reportedly already working on its tenth anniversary Galaxy S10 lineup, known internally as “Beyond.”

The internal codename is used in reference to the whole lineup, which likely consists of both regular and plus-sized variants, and it’s reported that Samsung has big plans for the smartphones. For one, the company is said to have informed suppliers of its plans to include in-display fingerprint sensors. In order to avoid any production issues, however, Samsung is expected to utilize a number of different suppliers, with each one possibly covering orders for different regions. On another security note, the number one smartphone manufacturer is also said to be debating the inclusion of a 3D-depth sensor, akin to the one seen in Apple’s iPhone X. If it chooses to do so, this will also allow for significantly better AR Emojis, aside from the obvious security improvements. Nevertheless, Samsung is said to be reluctant due to the high cost of the sensors which could force it to raise the cost of its devices by up to $50.

Moving away from security, the Galaxy S10 is reportedly set to be visually similar to both this year’s Galaxy S9 lineup and last year’s Galaxy S8 models. This would mean a refined glass and aluminum build should be present for a fifth consecutive year alongside the company’s popular Infinity Display that will be complete with curved edges. But, if Samsung’s recent patent filings are anything to go by, this could potentially feature a notch up top.

With Samsung’s anniversary lineup not set to debut until February or March at the earliest, Samsung still has a lot of time to perfect its hotly anticipated Galaxy S10 devices. With consumers across the globe expecting a significant upgrade, however, the company could potentially launch the devices at a slightly later date in order to guarantee the best possible products.

source: The Bell (translated) via: Sammobile

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30 Comments

1. NateDiaz

Posts: 1084; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Damn that's the most important news why ain't this s**t featured on PhoneArena?

8. AmashAziz

Posts: 2893; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Coz everybody doesn't share your opinion.

11. NateDiaz

Posts: 1084; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

lmao its featured now.

15. AmashAziz

Posts: 2893; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

WoW OMG! Unbelievable.

13. Bankz

Posts: 2515; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

don't know why code names should even become news worthy in the first place..

2. Oğuzhan_77

Posts: 112; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

You can call him the beyonder.

18. AVVA1

Posts: 228; Member since: Aug 01, 2017

Aye! ;)

21. worldpeace

Posts: 3106; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

I think this one refer to Toy's Story quote.. "to infinity and beyond" - Buzz Probably they'll change the infinity display

3. XDAdam

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 03, 2016

I'll hold onto my S8 for this.

4. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

I think this is going to be quite a brilliant phone, as it's Samsung's anniversary phone. The name also seems to illustrate that this is going to be "beyond" anything before it, as Samsung typically doesn't give their smartphones as extreme nicknames as this, they called the Galaxy S9 "Star".

5. Cat97

Posts: 1804; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Well, it's not very hard to go beyond S9...

6. Phonehex

Posts: 754; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

It is actually. The S9 is kinda perfect in the current gen of phones.

10. AmashAziz

Posts: 2893; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

What's perfect?

26. Phonehex

Posts: 754; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

Whats not?

27. Phonehex

Posts: 754; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

Whats not? I own and use multiple devices. S9 plus , iPhone X ,Pixel 2 Xl and XZP. In my view after using all these phones and having the S9 Plus and the iPhone X as my daily drivers . I would leave all the other phones for the S9 plus. It has everything going for it. Amazing Display Superb Speakers Super smooth and fast performance. Great not good. GREAT battery life with dual sim on always. Amazing and in my view the best camera. I like Samsung UX . Its my favourite version of android. The earpiece quality is the best among what i have. Signal strength is top notch and beats the others in that dept. Samsung pay is fantastic and works everywhere . S9 plus covers all bases close to perfection. I personally find it the best .

28. AmashAziz

Posts: 2893; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

You said it yourself, "close to perfection". Not perfect still.

30. Phonehex

Posts: 754; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

Nothing is perfect buddy.

9. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

will it have exploding feature?

16. ReticentHamster

Posts: 153; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Unfortunately, this feature has been removed from Galaxy phones ever since the Note7. Seriously though, I don't think I've read of a single "Exploding Galaxy phone" report since that whole episode. Props to them for actually (evidently) fixing the problem.

22. thetruthhasbeenspoken

Posts: 82; Member since: May 02, 2017

You're 2000 and late. Next!

12. UglyFrank

Posts: 2191; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Hopefully not beyond the $999/£999 mark If it has a massive battery I may replace my S8+ with it but that's unlikely

14. gamehead unregistered

Hopefully it's not a minor upgrade to the S9

17. cmdacos

Posts: 3973; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Bring me fps and all camera/iris sensors under the screen. I will update from Note 9 for that.

19. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 919; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Can we have a Buzz Lightyear edition and on the start up it says "To infinity and beyond"

23. Diego!

Posts: 863; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

I hope it will look like Vivo from Captain America Civil War. That was an awesome phone.

24. JMartin22

Posts: 2355; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

This is probably going to be their biggest radical change we’ve seen to date, since the S6 series. Can’t wait

25. Mixkhata1

Posts: 161; Member since: Feb 26, 2017

If there is an embedded fingerprint scanner in the screen then how will it work when u use tempered glass? Is it possible?

29. AmashAziz

Posts: 2893; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

If it works like the Synaptics sensor in the Vivo Apex, then maybe yes.

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