Samsung officially launches Galaxy S10 in the Philippines


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MANILA, Philippines – Samsung's latest flagship device, the Galaxy S10 has finally set foot in the Philippines in time with the celebration of the first decade of Galaxy S series.
Samsung officially launches Galaxy S10 in the Philippines


The Korean giant held its first-ever concert launch with the performance of Korean pop group iKON to showcase the Galaxy S10 series at Cove Manila in Okada on February 26. The event attracted more than 800 media personalities, celebrities and Samsung business partners. Fans of the K-pop boy band also flocked the venue.

"We're very excited to bring the three models of the Galaxy S series – the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and the Galaxy S10e. So far the reception has been very good. To make the event more special because it's our anniversary, we even brought here the popular K-pop group iKON," Benson Galguerra, Samsung Philippines Product Marketing Head for IT and Mobile said.


The Samsung Galaxy S10 impressed the event-goers with its maximixed Infinity-O display (5.8 in for Galaxy 10e, 6.1 in for Galaxy 10 and 6.4 in for Galaxy 10+) and world's first Dynamic AMOLED display delivering amazing visibility and vivid visuals under any lighting condition.


The device's True Vision Multi-Camera combines a full array of lenses in one powerful device. The Galaxy S10e has dual

camera set-up, utilizing a 12 MP Wide Dual Aperture Lens and a 16MP Ultra-Wide Lens -- a first for the S series. The Galaxy S10+ and S10 boast three (3) rear cameras, adding the 12MP Telephoto lens for zoom.

The new S10 also ensures maximum phone security with the use of embedded Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner that reads the 3D countour of the physical thumbprint.

The Galaxy S10 offers largest storage capacity with 1TB of built-in storage expandable up to 1.5TB on the limited-edition Galaxy S10+ variant. The base models of the Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10 carry 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, while the Galaxy S10e supports 6GB RAM and internal memory of 128GB.

Samsung also introduced the Wireless PowerShare feature on the Galaxy S10, allowing the charging of Qi-certified smartphones by simply placing them against the flagship device. It will be able to charge compatible wearables, such as the Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Buds.

Check out Samsung Galaxy S10 photos and full specifications here.

Galaxy S10 availability and pre-ordering

The Galaxy S10e will be available in Prism White, while the Galaxy S10 will be available in Prism White and Prism Black. Consumers who will opt for the Galaxy S10+ will have three colors to choose from: Prism White, Prism Black, and Prism Green. The Galaxy S10+ will also be available in a premium Ceramic Black variant.

The Galaxy S10 line will be available in authorized retail stores, telco operator partners, and online beginning March 8.

Pricing starts at PHP39,990 for the Galaxy S10e, PHP49,990 for the Galaxy S10, and PHP55,990 for Galaxy S10+. The limited edition Galaxy S10+ Ceramic Black (1TB) model will only be available via pre-order at PHP89,990. Consumers who pre-order a Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ will receive freebies worth up to PHP28,500.00.

Consumers who pre-order a Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S19 and Galaxy S10+ will receive freebies worth up to Php 28,500. The limited-edition Galaxy S10+ (1TB) pre-order bundle will come with a 43-in Samsung Smart FHD TV. The 128GB Galaxy S10+ can be pre-ordered alongside a FREE 32-in Samsung HD TV worth Php 13,499 or a Samsung store voucher worth Php 7,000.

Pre-order the Galaxy S10 model to get the all-new Galaxy Buds – The bundle also comes with a Bluetooth Handgrip. Customers may also opt for a voucher worth 4,500 php. The Galaxy S10e bundle will include either the Galaxy Buds or a voucher worth 3,500 php. All bundles will come with FREE Nanofixit screen insurance up to 10,000 php, and 10% off on select Galaxy tablets and/or Galaxy Wearables, valid until April 30, 2019.

The pre-order period for the Galaxy S10 will run until March 3, 2019. You can check it here to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S10. For more information about the Galaxy S10, visit samsung.com/ph.

— The Summit Express


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