Samsung Galaxy M10 gets certified with 6-inch display and 3,400mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy M10 gets certified with 6-inch display and 3,400mAh battery

Following multiple reports and a number of other certifications, Samsung’s upcoming entry-level smartphone has now been granted approval for release by the FCC in the US.

Listed under the model number SM-M105F/DS, the certification reveals the presence of a large 6-inch display and dimensions of 155.7 x 75.8mm. This means that, in terms of size, it’ll be more or less on par with the Galaxy S9+, a pretty big departure for Samsung’s budget range. After all, in recent history, the South Korean brand has reserved its bigger displays for more expensive devices in the hope of pushing customers towards more expensive models.

In regards to specs, previous leaks have pointed towards the presence of Samsung’s Exynos 7870 octa-core chip. This will reportedly arrive coupled with a very respectable 3GB of RAM and the choice of two storage configurations: either 16GB or 32GB.

Completing the setup is set to be Android 8.1 Oreo straight out of the box complete with the older Samsung Experience overlay, Bluetooth 4.2, and a 3,400mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy M10 should be announced in early January alongside the Galaxy M20 and Galaxy M30. Samsung is also working on some new Galaxy A models but these aren’t yet ready for release.

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Galaxy M10
  • Display 6.2" 720 x 1520 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa, Octa-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3400 mAh(24h 3G talk time)

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13 Comments

1. Subie

Posts: 2321; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

A 2019 release date with Oreo and an old experience overlay - come on Samsung! My honest opinion is that Samsung should just offer Android one for these "budget" phones. They could then market the hardware along with timely software updates as good value.

3. AmashAziz

Posts: 2893; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

No!! That would be too sensible.

7. STRANG3R

Posts: 234; Member since: Sep 24, 2015

Believe it or not because of android one phone doesn't sell much because boring ui and lack of simple features that Samsung and xiomi and others provide in their skins. On only geeks on the other internet bash about android one and updates and all.

9. Subie

Posts: 2321; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Nokia supports Android one and their market share is on the rise while Samsung's is in decline. Samsung needs to try something different in the budget segment and just re-branding their entry level phones while continuing their higher than the competition price is a gamble.

10. mootu

Posts: 1443; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

Thats far more likely due to vastly more competition in the mid and low range markets. The average customer more than likely does not have a clue about Android One or stock Android. A lot of the average joe public think that Samsung IS Android still.

11. Subie

Posts: 2321; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

I think you're right. There is more competition(and good competition) in the mid and low range markets. That's why I'm suggesting they do something different in that segment. That average joe is starting to look elsewhere and Samsung's market share is showing it. Doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results is the definition of... I think you know the answer. And HTC is a good example of that mentality IMO.

2. perry1234

Posts: 632; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Another mid-range failure incoming from Samsung.

4. AmashAziz

Posts: 2893; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

This is what Samsung needs to do with a 200$ phone releasing in the USA in early 2019: -SoC: Snapdragon 632 -Display: 5.8in, 18:9, IPS LCD, 7300k temp., 450 nits max., 4 nits min., 2.0 gamma, 1080p, notchless, etc. -Ram: 3GB Lpddr4 -Rom: 32GB emmc 5.0 -Battery: 3800 mAh -Chassis: Series 7000 Aluminium -Front: Gorilla Glass 4, oleophobic coating, fully laminated, no curved edges, etc. -Ports: USB-C 1.0, 3.5 mm jack, dual nano sim slot, microsd slot. -Back cams: 12MP, f/2.0, 1080p@60, EIS, EVS, 1.2µm, 1/2.7, 26mm, etc. + 5MP, f/2.2 depth sensor -Front cam: 8MP, f1.9, 1080p@30, EIS, 1.47µm, 24mm, 1/2.7, etc. -Other: QC 3.0, IR blaster, FM radio, BT 5.0, wifi ac, FPS in power button, atleast 15 LTE bands, Carrier Aggregation, etc. Rest of the specs are good too! Do all of this and you have a winner, hopefully.

13. worldpeace

Posts: 3102; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Only Xiaomi could make that kind of specs for $200 phone. For Samsung you'll need to add another $200.

6. Peaceboy

Posts: 640; Member since: Oct 11, 2018

3gb of ram and 16gb and 32gb storages! Failure at its best!!!

8. strategic_developer

Posts: 1627; Member since: Jul 17, 2018

Really? I bet they aren't trying to charge $750 for it. And wait the iPhone XR has 3GB of ram. 800p display. While that Samsung will be 1080p display. The XR has a 6.1" display with a 2900MaH battery, while this Samsung has 3400mah batter. But you calling it a failure. Wow, such a hypocrite. Either call them. Orhan out, or just shut up. Because the various things you talking about are equally shameful of the XR. But this Galaxy isn't gonna cost $1000 anywhere in the world. Funny, specwise Samsung phone matches this one... https://www.phonearena.com/phones/Nokia-8.1_id11012 and it has better hardware than the XR. Such a sad hater!!!!

14. syntaxlord

Posts: 239; Member since: Oct 01, 2018

The XR is actually reasonably priced considering that it's not that much more expensive than an 8. Honestly, the display isn't that big of a deal for the most part; most tech reviewers didn't mind it. Also, the XR has been praised for having excellent battery life. 3 GB of RAM is sufficient for an Apple device, but it's not nearly enough for an Android device. The XR is also superior to the 8.1 in terms of hardware. Does the 8.1 have a lightning-fast processor like the XR? Nope. Does the 8.1 have advanced facial recognition? Nope. Does the 8.1 have water resistance? Nope. Does the 8.1 have Dual-SIM capabilities? Nope. Does the 8.1 have wireless charging? Nope.

12. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 365; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

I imagine the m10 is the equivalent to the j2 /j3 so the m10 specs are an improvement over their previous models.

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