Samsung Galaxy S10e Review: Features | Specifications | Pricing

Samsung Galaxy S10e

Samsung Galaxy S10e
  • Display

    5.8 inches

    1080 x 2280

  • Storage

    128GB, 256GB

  • Battery size

    3,100 mAh

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The Galaxy S10e is the cheapest of Samsung's 2019 Galaxy S10 class -- and it just might be the best buy of the lot.

The good

  • Small size makes it easy to hold
  • Infinity O design looks great
  • Headphone jack
  • Powerful for a small phone
  • Supports expandable storage.

The bad

  • Battery life isn't great
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor can be tricky to hit
  • Bixby button is an annoyance

One of the most common questions we hear from consumers is around why you just can't get a good, powerful but above all small smartphone any more.

Sure, there's the Pixel 3 (and now the Pixel 3a), but beyond Google's in-house efforts there's really not that many options. Samsung's Galaxy S10e joins the crowd of smaller-sized handsets, providing plenty of power and a generally decent camera, although like its larger siblings, battery stamina is a genuine concern.


  • Bright and clear 5.8-inch display
  • Single hole-punch front camera
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Samsung persists with the Bixby button


  • 16MP/12MP Dual-camera array at the rear is decent, but not great


  • Exynos 9820 gives great performance for such a small phone
  • Expandable storage gives it flexibility
  • One UI launcher is great

Battery life

  • 3,100mAh battery disappoints
  • Supports fast charging and wireless charging


  • The battery life isn't great, but this is a good option if you want a smaller but still powerful handset.

Pricing and availability

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  • The Samsung Galaxy S10e launched on 8 March 2019.
  • Pricing starts at around $1,045.
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Samsung Galaxy S10e specifications



Physical dimensions


Power, storage and battery

Device features

Display size 5.8 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2280
Pixels per inch (PPI) 522
Rear camera megapixels 12MP + 16MP
Rear camera aperture size f/1.5-f/2.4 + f/2.2
Video recording 4K
Front camera megapixels 10MP
Front camera aperture size f/1.9
Dimensions 142.2mm x 69.9mm x 7.9mm
Weight 150g
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed Category 20
Processor Exynos 9820
Operating system Android 9
Internal storage



External storage support Up to 512GB
Battery capacity 3,100mAh
Headphone jack No
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Water resistance IP68
Wireless charging Qi
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