At the MWC 2019, Samsung will launch the much-hyped Galaxy S10 lineup that reportedly includes more than two phones. So earlier, we used to have the normal Galaxy S and a plus version. But this year, we reportedly have Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10 Plus, Galaxy S10 Lite and also a 5G variant of S10. Today, the Samsung Galaxy S10 (codenamed ‘Beyond 1’) showed up on the wild (the image was shared by Evan Blass), and that gave us the very first look at that in-display front camera in real life.
So yes, the bezels are not going anywhere, and they are here to stay. Despite having the front camera placed in the display via a small circular cutout on the top right, the Galaxy S10 seems to have some noticeable bezels on the top and bottom. So, it doesn’t justify the reason to place the camera in the display when there is still space on the top and bottom.
The bottom chin is bigger than the top bezel, just like all the Android phones. Since it is a premium high-end phone from Samsung, we were expecting the company to do something unique to remove that bottom chin (like what Apple did), but Samsung seems to have other plans. The image also revealed the gesture navigation system as there are no visible on-screen buttons.
Well, this image raises a lot of questions. If the bottom chin has to be this big, then why not keep the top bezel with the same size and place the front camera there instead of wasting that screen space by placing it in the display? You might argue that iPhone X has a bottom bezel just slightly smaller than this one. But, the iPhone X has even bezels on all the sides that give it a more symmetrical look.
On the other hand, the Galaxy S10 has lesser bezels on the sides than the top and bottom ones. Also, the top bezels is smaller than the bottom one. So, it is not the phone with the most symmetrical design that we have seen so far.
Evan Blass also revealed that like the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, the Galaxy S10 can wireless charge other phones and accessories that support Wireless Charging. So, it also works as a Wireless Charging pad when needed. We hope that the charging is faster than the Mate 20 Pro.
The launch is expected to happen on February 20, so we still have one and a half month to go.