Alleged Samsung Galaxy S10+ prototype spotted in testing at factory

Samsung Galaxy S10+ render based on CAD files

With almost three months still to go until its official announcement and just days after the smartphone leaked out in a 360-degree render video, what appears to be a prototype of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10+ has been spotted in testing at one of the company’s factories.

Much like the 5G demo phone that Samsung showed off earlier this week, the prototype in question sports a rather odd-looking notch in the corner of the display. This time around, though, it actually houses two front-facing cameras. Additionally, this prototype sports significantly thinner bezels above and below the display that are likely indicative of the final size. When it comes to the side ones, though, these aren’t representative of the finished look. After all, Samsung is once again expected to use a curved edge panel.

Photos of the prototype’s rear unfortunately weren’t published online. But considering this particular unit is having its cameras tested, a quadruple-camera setup that is aligned horizontally is likely included.

The Samsung Galaxy S10+ should make its first official appearance in late February at MWC 2019. The smartphone is set to feature a 6.4-inch AMOLED display that is accompanied by one of two processors depending on the region – either Samsung’s own Exynos 9820 or Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855. Regardless of this, 6GB of RAM is to be expected as well as 128GB of internal storage. Android 9 Pie complete with the One UI overlay will also come pre-installed while, in the battery department, a 4,000mAh cell is rumored.

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Galaxy S10+
  • Display 6.4" 1440 x 3040 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 10 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 128GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4100 mAh



1. androiduser

Posts: 555; Member since: Jun 18, 2014

The galaxy s10 is probably my next phone

2. darkkjedii

Posts: 31757; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Sure to be an amazing device (Samsung kills it every year sans Note 7), but I'm waiting on the Note 10. As good as the S10 will be, the Note 10 will be that much better.

12. Galaxy_Apple

Posts: 129; Member since: May 24, 2015

not with that ugly side notch , super disappointing if true. wats the difference between this notch and a normal notch ? samsung just backtracking as usual, trying to differentiate its notch for marketing purposes. this is bad.

3. maherk

Posts: 7054; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The side notch looks awful. I don't get it why Samsung are leaving their iconic design, even as a Mate 20 Pro owner, I still love the symmetrical design found on recent Samsung phones, they stand out in a market full of notched smartphones.

4. syntaxlord

Posts: 239; Member since: Oct 01, 2018

Lol looks like an LG V20

5. UglyFrank

Posts: 2200; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Two years of the best looking phone on the planet I guess now I'll be moving to the XZ4

6. Elvis358

Posts: 286; Member since: Mar 25, 2018

Thats the best they can do? There's still a chin!

7. Donone41

Posts: 246; Member since: Dec 17, 2014

Let me go slow for you so you could understand little sunflower. "Pro-to-type".

14. Galaxy_Apple

Posts: 129; Member since: May 24, 2015

and if experience shows anythings, they will be no changes in the final design, I'm pretty sure, lets see.

20. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Nope, this one won't be S10 Plus. It got flat screen, at best it will be the rumored S10 lite, or else they'll just scrap this design.

23. Rager722 unregistered

Good luck with your headphones

8. xfire99

Posts: 1207; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

I keep mine S8+ until they removed that stupid ugly notch.

9. panrt321

Posts: 100; Member since: Aug 23, 2018

Hmm copy LG V10/V20.

10. warrenellis93

Posts: 558; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

The screen wont wrap around the cut outs, its going to be a rectangular peice of the screen missing to the side, worse than the iphone notch

21. rouyal

Posts: 1598; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

The notch’s retarded cousin.

11. AronWunarso

Posts: 245; Member since: Feb 21, 2016

And then, it just turn into another LG phones (X Screen, V10, 20)

13. _deeuk

Posts: 48; Member since: Nov 06, 2018

U lot... jeeze calm down, its a prototype.

15. Peaceboy

Posts: 640; Member since: Oct 11, 2018

Very ugly! And no matter what they do, they can’t sell well flagships nowadays.

16. Tipus

Posts: 913; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

And no matter what they do, you will still post stupid crap :))

17. Donone41

Posts: 246; Member since: Dec 17, 2014

Go back to grade school you nitwit.

18. rouyal

Posts: 1598; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

I hope they do that amazing corner notch


Posts: 477; Member since: Nov 21, 2016

Why 2 camera's I'd rather have one camera and more screen. The tradeoff makes no sense. What camera feature could possibly be worth it.

22. Jrod99

Posts: 781; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

They should evolve current design and add in screen finger scanner. It will take a huge software bar to black out that camera. Of course the true release will tell all.

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