Here's what a Galaxy S10 with an under-display front-facing camera might look like


2018 is nearly over and believe it or not, Samsung's Galaxy S10 series is the next big thing around the corner in the mobile industry. The successors to probably the most important Android device lineup are expected to arrive sometime in early 2019, quite possibly right before the MWC expo in February 2019, and it's all rather normal for all the leaks and rumors to intensify as the announcement nears.

Some of the latest hearsay claim that the Galaxy S10 and the Galaxy S10+ could adopt a new design with an extremely high screen-to-body ratio and also features a unique positioning of the front-facing camera. Instead of a notch, which is currently the most widespread solution, Samsung has been wildly rumored to be working on front cameras situated under the display which could bring us another step closer to the coveted "all-screen" designs of the near future. Jokingly dubbed "piercings", such displays would feature a small cutout that would allow the lens to gather light and snap your next best Instagram selfie.


While this positioning of the selfie camera still dwells mostly in the rumor realm, popular leaksters and artists have taken the opportunity to visualize the expected design in renders.
Concept designer Ben Geskin created a rather compelling one that represents a really bezel-less Galaxy S10 with a tiny cutout for the camera near the top. Admittedly, it looks snazzy and very futuristic, but you should still take it all with some grain of salt and don't be unpleasantly surprised if the Galaxy S10/S10+ don't look like the device pictured above.

Meanwhile, you can get up to speed with all the Galaxy S10/S10+/S10 Lite rumors by checking out our extensive round-up of all the rumors right below.

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35 Comments

1. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 926; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Very nice phone.

2. Peaceboy

Posts: 640; Member since: Oct 11, 2018

I think they should copy apple’s design just what they did a decade ago to survive, except for the price. Many Samsung, Sony, and LG fans move to Chinese iphone knockoffs because of cheap prices with high specs. Let apple the only premium smartphone as it is always be. So Samsung make your flagships price like Xr.

3. Farcaster

Posts: 158; Member since: Apr 16, 2018

We already have Chinese to do that. Let Samsung do their own thing.

24. Chris_ABN

Posts: 191; Member since: May 16, 2018

"copy Apple's design" HELL NAW! If you want a notch, go buy a Apple product and be happy

4. notfair

Posts: 718; Member since: Jan 30, 2017

I bet you will feel much better knowing that the only premium phone brand in the world is apple and you got the honor to own one.

5. cmdacos

Posts: 4094; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

You can keep your phone designed for grandmothers and teenagers. Let the adults talk now. Run along.

6. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 370; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

Samsung are doing fine, they just posted major profits thanks to other divisions. The mobile division maybe struggling this year but they still posted profit. Next year seems like big things are gonna happen. As tech fans, we should all be excited by whatever OEMs create, how it affects the mobile landscape and how others react in response. As consumers we all win

10. DRS1977

Posts: 679; Member since: May 27, 2015

Don't worry little kid, Samsung will be here long after you are dead and buried 6-feet underground. Make sure to give everyone the address of your grave site so we can laugh at you.

19. OneLove123

Posts: 966; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

I did not see an iclone from Samsung 10 years ago, rock.

25. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 908; Member since: May 07, 2014

So, they should copy the big fugly notch? iPhone is s**t by the way..

34. luis.aag90

Posts: 272; Member since: Aug 12, 2014

I agree about the pricing though, we want decently priced flagships back!

7. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Samsung and Huawei are the only ones bringing it these days. Apple has become downright unappealing, LG is most probably DOA, OnePlus just can't compete aside price, HTC is DOA, BTW, So this new Galaxy S10 device is basically going to be the Huawei mate 20 pro but with a better design? Triple cameras, smaller 4,000 mAh battery, slower fast charge, in screen fps, no 3d facial recognition, same stereo speakers, same storage variants, and most probably same 8gb ram.. (12gb isn't happening as per ice universe)

9. AmashAziz

Posts: 2898; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

I can't tell if you're trying to diss Samsung....

11. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Because I’m not. Btw did u read my first paragraph?

20. Trex95

Posts: 2380; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Nope he’s trying to diss Apple.

13. Chinda3

Posts: 31; Member since: Mar 14, 2014

OnePlus is the fastest growing smartphone company in the world. If you go back 7 years or so Huawei were thought of as a company who makes cheap budget phones. People laughed at the idea Huawei would ever make a flagship as good as they are doing now lol. Your also wrong saying OnePlus can't compete! BBK who own Oppo, OnePlus, Vivo and are the third biggest smartphone company in the world. They have very deep pockets...... OnePlus are already market leader in India for flagship phone's. And the T-Mobile carrier deal will give OnePlus massive growth in The USA. Might never reach the following of Apple and Samsung but OnePlus definitely make the smoothest fastest smartphones out there.

12. Cat97

Posts: 1858; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

I think the author got it all wrong, "under display" does not mean a hole in the display, but literally under the OLED pixels.

14. Chinda3

Posts: 31; Member since: Mar 14, 2014

I replied on a previous article to a person who thought Samsung Galaxy S10 would have the selfie camera hidden under the pixels. Told him the technology for that is a long way away. Author themselves may be confused. But anyway a true selfie camera hidden under pixels is a very long way off. Certainly not in the next five years, so pop out selfie camera or slider like Oppo and Vivo are the only options at the moment for full bezeless screens.

15. VasiliS7

Posts: 200; Member since: Jan 10, 2017

I think they will bring the under display camera in 2-5 years. Samsung already invent the transparent displays but they want more time for the technology to be matured. So, for this time a little hole is better choice from waterdrops. If I am wrong,then this will be a big jump for Samsung.

35. luis.aag90

Posts: 272; Member since: Aug 12, 2014

Those transparent displays were invented by Samsung 5 years ago, those were 22 inches and didn't have any camera underneath, though.

16. Fred3

Posts: 494; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

It would be nice if Samsung's software was on par with Google's

17. cmdacos

Posts: 4094; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

You mean full of bugs? No thanks

23. may_czos

Posts: 955; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

Samsung's software is much better than Google's. Stock Android is the worst thing there is.

27. Cicero

Posts: 1115; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Lately Google phone software disappoints. Too many bugs related.

28. Cat97

Posts: 1858; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

You mean the kind of software that makes your phone's battery barely last a day ?

30. Sagemode87

Posts: 34; Member since: Aug 16, 2018

It's better actually

18. nodes

Posts: 1158; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Samsung please don't, there is no other flagship with realiable software and a "normal" screen.

21. Trex95

Posts: 2380; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

No Face ID no buy.

26. BlackhawkFlys

Posts: 908; Member since: May 07, 2014

unless you have a twin

31. sissy246

Posts: 7065; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

You didn't plan on buying anyway. Finger print scanner is better anyway.

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