Three Galaxy S10 versions are in the works for next years, various reports have claimed over the past few months, including a cheaper version that would compete against “Lite” flagships from other Android vendors, and two premium models, including a high-end phone that’ll pack more cameras than ever. By all accounts, the Galaxy S10+ should be a more exciting upgrade than this year’s Galaxy S9+, and now we have a pretty good idea of what it may look like as well as new concept renders for the upcoming Samsung flagship series.
Samsung last week unveiled its next-gen Infinity-branded displays, including the Infinity-O screen. That’s the kind of display that fits an almost perfect all-screen phone, featuring a camera hole at the top. Earlier reports and Samsung’s teasers suggested that phones like the Galaxy A8s and the Galaxy S10 will get Infinity-O phones soon.
Well-known Samsung leaker Ice Universe said on Twitter that the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ should both feature Infinity-O screens, but the Galaxy S10 Lite won’t get one.
I think S10 Lite is not Infinity-O, S10 and S10+ are Infinity-O pic.twitter.com/W25dvDM2lb
— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) November 13, 2018
A different leaker, who usually comes up with designs based on rumors, created the following renders showing different variations of Infinity-O screens when it comes to the selfie camera placement.
Samsung #GalaxyS10 will most likely come with Infinity-O display.
At first I preferred camera in the middle. But now, I think camera in the corner will definitely distinguish them from others.
What do you think? pic.twitter.com/cG5UgsJSqn
— Ben Geskin (@BenGeskin) November 12, 2018
The same Ben Geskin also made a Galaxy S10 concept featuring a New Infinity screen that’s also in the works at Samsung Display. But that kind of screen is still in early development, according to a previous report from the same Ice Universe, and the technology that would all smartphone vendors to place cameras under the display is far from being ready for prime time.
Samsung #GalaxyS10 with “New Infinity” Display and One UI (concept) pic.twitter.com/2Kg9pG311l
— Ben Geskin (@BenGeskin) November 11, 2018
Reports from Korea said earlier this week that the Galaxy S10 would be launched in February, followed by the Galaxy F foldable handset in March.