Samsung Galaxy A10s will be the next entry-level smartphone from the South Korean smartphone giant in India, according to various leaks on the web. The Galaxy A10s will be an upgraded variant of the Galaxy A10 and it’s said to come powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, which we have seen on the likes of Redmi 6 and Realme C2. According to a new leak coming from SamMobile, the Galaxy A10s will cost Rs 8,990 in India and it will take on the Xiaomi Redmi 7 and Realme 3 smartphones which are available in the similar price range. Other rumoured features of the Galaxy A10s include dual rear cameras, 4000mAh battery and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Samsung Galaxy A10s: Leaked Specifications and Features
Talking about the leaked specifications of the Galaxy A10s, the smartphone is said to pack a 6.2-inch HD+ display with a teardrop notch on top, very similar to the Galaxy A10. Under the hood, the phone will come powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, paired with 2GB/3GB of RAM and up to 32GB of internal storage. Rumours hint the Galaxy A10s will be available in two variants- 2GB+16GB and 3GB+32GB, and the phone will also come with a microSD card slot for storage expansion.
The Galaxy A10s is also said to sport dual rear cameras of 13MP+2MP, followed by an 8MP front-facing camera. In addition, the Galaxy A10s will rock a 4000mAh battery, something which has become a norm with entry-level and budget phones these days. It’s good to see Samsung at least trying to stay in the competition.
The MediaTek Helio P22 is a capable chip from the house of MediaTek and we have seen it on the likes of Redmi 6, Realme C2 in the past. The phone is also said to come with Samsung’s OneUI out of the box based on Android 9 Pie. There will be a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
To recall, the Galaxy A10 featured an Exynos 7884 processor, single 13MP rear camera, 5MP selfie camera and a 3400mAh battery. So the Galaxy A10s will bring upgrades in almost every aspect.
Samsung Galaxy A10s: Expected Pricing in India
Going by the report by SamMobile, the Galaxy A10s will likely cost Rs 8,990 for the base variant, probably with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The phone will take on the likes of Xiaomi Redimi which starts at Rs 7,999, Realme 3 priced at Rs 8,999 and the Asus Zenfone Max M2 with Snapdragon 632 SoC which is also priced at Rs 7,999 in the country. At the moment, it’s unclear when Samsung is planning to launch the smartphone, but with the complete spec-sheet coming out, we’re expecting it to launch in the next few weeks.