Samsung Galaxy S10 will have all fancy bells and whistles tied to it to convince every android user out there to buy it, but the question of an IR blaster still haunts around the Samsung flagship for the 4th year now.
Samsung, the global leader among Android smartphones in sales and brand value proves their supremacy every year with the release of Galaxy S series and the Galaxy Note series which turn out to be one of the top-selling smartphones in the global market. Next year, it is the chance of Samsung Galaxy S10 to see the light. A lot of reasons for it to be special since Samsung held back a lot of best for the Samsung Galaxy S10 instead of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 which is due for release in a few months.
How far has Samsung innovated for Samsung Galaxy S10?
The 10th iteration of the S series smartphone will have a trio of smartphones after Samsung Galaxy S6 which had confusingly 4 smartphones released altogether. This time each has a different purpose – the usual regular and plus variants and a cheaper version being the fresher. The screen while promised to increase on the surface will not have a notch according to the rumors which have gathered more attention.
No more rear fingerprint reader. It goes under the Super AMOLED panel. Uses ultrasonic rather than the optic sensor that already made its debut with the Vivo. Another newbie or a addition to being precise is the camera setup. The base model will have the usual set of single cameras, the regular Samsung Galaxy S10 might have a dual rear camera and the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus will come with the first in class 5 camera setup. Sounds overkill on the first glance but having a triple camera on the rear and dual on the front is not new to the market. The only difference is we haven’t seen them on the same smartphone.
IR blaster on Samsung Galaxy S10. Why not?
IR blaster was one or the feature that has a lot of functionality with very less cost on manufacturing. What gives more comfort than controlling every electronic appliance from Air conditioner to TV from the couch with the ease of your smartphone. It was a notable feature half a decade ago. Slowly it faded away and hence Samsung too decided against it. Samsung Galaxy S6 is the last S series smartphone to sport an IR blaster. Smart Remote is how Samsung calls it.
When brands like Xiaomi could provide it on a sub-1000 USD smartphone why not Samsung do it for their prestigious Samsung Galaxy S10. On the occasion of 10th anniversary, Samsung seems to put additional effort to bring together a stunning and versatile flagship for 2019. Adding IR blaster will give a nice touch to the Samsung Galaxy S10 apart from the major improvements on camera, display and built. It will be nice when the brand takes care of the smallest things too to satiate the customer demands.