Samsung delighted in pretty much the very same technique as Apple when it released three versions in its Samsung Galaxy S10 series – 2 Samsung Galaxy S10 and Samsung Galaxy S10+ premium variants and one less expensive Samsung Galaxy S10e variation to attract the establishing markets. While Apple’s low-cost iPhone XR hasn’t been really effective in being the struck the company hoped it would be, it stays to be seen how the Samsung Galaxy S10e – the cheapest variant of the lot – fares in the market. The Samsung Galaxy S10e sports an Infinity-O Display panel, a double cam setup at the back, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor also.
We pit the Samsung Galaxy S10e versus the iPhone XR to see which one fares much better on paper.
Samsung Galaxy S10e vs iPhone XR price
The Samsung Galaxy S10e cost is beginning at $1,078 USD for the sole 6GB + 128GB variant, and it has been made available in Prism Black and Prism White color variations. Pre-bookings are live on Samsung’s site, Amazon India, Paytm Mall, and Flipkart. The phone is said to be shipped beginning March 8.
The iPhone XR base 64GB storage variation is available in at $749 USD, the 128GB storage design has actually been priced at $799 USD, while the top-end 256GB storage version will set you back by $899 USD. The mobile phone can be found in several color alternatives – Black, Blue, Coral, PRODUCT (RED), White, and Yellow. It is sold on a lot of major online and offline shops.
Samsung Galaxy S10e vs iPhone XR specifications
Coming to the software and hardware, the Samsung Galaxy S10e runs Android 9.0 Pie with One UI on top. However, the Apple iPhone XR runs iOS 12, more specifically iOS 12.1.4. The Samsung Galaxy S10e includes a much smaller 5.8-inch full-HD+ Flat Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display with a pixel density of 522ppi. The iPhone XR, on the other hand, gets a larger 6.1-inch (828×1792 pixels) LCD Retina display screen.
Apple’s phone is powered by the most current six-core Apple A12 Bionic 7nm SoC, coupled with a quad-core GPU, 3GB of RAM, and 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB of integrated storage. The Samsung variant is powered by the 7nm octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC (2.8 GHz +2.4 GHz +1.7 GHz) in some regions, and the 8nm octa-core Samsung Exynos 9820 SoC (2.7 GHz +2.3 GHz +1.9 GHz) in other regions such as India. In India, the Samsung Galaxy S10e can be found in a sole 6GB RAM + 128GB storage version. The phone likewise includes microSD card slot for expansion of memory (as much as 512GB), while the iPhone XR doesn’t included a microSD card slot.
When it comes to the video cameras, the Samsung Galaxy S10e includes a double rear cam setup – the first is a 12-megapixel camera with 77-degree wide-angle lens, 2PD autofocus, a variable aperture of f/1.5 to f/2.4, and OIS; the second is a 16-megapixel fixed focus camera with a 123-degree ultra-wide lens, and an f/2.2 aperture. The setup is capable of offering 0.5 x optical zoom, and up to 8x digital zoom. On the front, the Samsung Galaxy S10e utilizes a single selfie electronic camera – a 10-megapixel sensor combined with 2PD autofocus, an f/1.9 aperture, and 80-degree lens.
In the cam department, the iPhone XR houses a single 12-megapixel rear cam sensor with f/1.8 aperture, Focus Pixels, a 6P lens, and a quad-LED True Tone flash. The front of the handset gets a 7-megapixel selfie electronic camera with enhanced Portrait Mode, and f/2.2 aperture.
The Samsung Galaxy S10e packs a 3,100 mAh battery and supports Fast Wireless Charging 2.0, Wireless PowerShare, and quick wired charging. Apple hasn’t exposed the battery capability of the iPhone XR, though a teardown tipped it at 2,945 mAh. However, there is wireless charging support based on the Qi requirement.
The Samsung Galaxy S10e has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and the iPhone XR just depends on Face ID for unlocking the phone. Connectivity alternatives on the Samsung Galaxy S10e include 4G VoLTE (LTE Cat. 20), Wi-Fi 802.11 ax, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, a 3.5 mm earphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. The iPhone XR has 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC (for Apple Pay), and a Lightning connector.
Measurements of the Samsung Galaxy S10e procedure at 142.20 x69.90 x7.90 mm, and the phone weighs 150 grams. The iPhone XR, on the other hand, measures 150.90 x75.70 x8.30 mm and weighs 194 grams.