Samsung Galaxy A10 is the most affordable smartphone from the Samsung mobile brand to offer the Android 9 Pie operating system out of the box. The A10 device was launched in February 2019 together with it’s other A series family of Samsung Galaxy A20 and A30.
This Samsung smartphone features a brilliant display and a good camera coupled with the fast 4G LTE network speed. The device is a LTE-enabled smartphone which is available globally as either of a single or dual SIM variants.
The device comes in only one storage variant of 2GB with 32GB in built storage memory which can be expanded by the use of a microSD card up to 512GB to enable the storing of enough files, videos, apps etc without the clogging of the phone.
The smartphone comes with a 6.2-inch display which has a V-shaped notch at the top is an IPS panel which has a 720 by 1520-pixel resolution with no “formal” display protection. Beneath the device’s plastic enclosure, the Samsung Galaxy A10 employs the use of Samsung’s very own Exynos 7884 SoC. By extension of the chipset being used, the A10 is an octa-core device which has a Mali-G71 GPU for graphics.
The smartphone is built with a plastic material and it is available in about four distinct color options of black, blue, gold or red. The Samsung Galaxy A10, unlike its closest sibling, the A20 sports an LCD on it’s display. The Samsung a10 smartphone also features a night mode in order to prevent the phone user from straining the eyes when it is been used in a dark or low light environment.
Samsung Galaxy A10 Price in Nigeria
Samsung Galaxy A10 price in Nigeria starts at around 40,000 Naira to 45,000 Naira depending on the location and available phone deals at the time of purchase. The Samsung a10 is Avery pocket friendly device which can be purchased and still meet the normal smartphone requirements of the other big phones just with a little change. You can buy the smartphone at leading online and offline phone stores in Nigeria.
Samsung Galaxy A10 Key Features
- 2-inch, IPS Infinity-V Display, 720 X 1520 pixels (271 ppi)
- Android 9.0 Pie
- Octa-core Exynos 7884 CPU with 2GB RAM
- Dimensions 6 x 75.6 x 7.9 mm
- Weight 168g
- Build Plastic body
- 32GB built-in storage, up to 512GB memory card
- 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera
- Face Unlock
- 4G LTE (up to 150 Mbps)
- 3, 400 mAh Non-removable Li-ion battery
- Colors Black, Blue, Gold, Red
- Other features: Accelerometer, proximity, FM radio
Samsung Galaxy A10 Reviews
Design and Display
Samsung Galaxy A10 is built with a beautiful glossy plastic body, it is a one body design and the back of the phone extends to the front making it sleek and easy to hold or swipe into the pocket. The smartphone is available in various colors options of black, blue, gold or red to suit your color preference and choice.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A10 is 6.2-inch with 19:9 aspect ratio. This makes the smartphone comfortable in one hand free use. This Galaxy phone features the infinity V display as its other A series family. Samsung Galaxy A10 features a 6.2-inch IPS infinity-V display with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution.
The wide screen is brilliant for browsing the web and watching movies, playing games and other screen time activities. The smartphone also features a ratio of 86.1% screen to body ratio. The front facing camera of this smartphone is not only used for taking good quality selfies but is also doubles as the Face ID scanner which is used as the security of the device.
The smartphone arrives with a handful of the regular network and connectivity, which includes WiFi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, FM radio etc.
Samsung Galaxy A10 smartphone does not offer the dual camera set up but, a lone camera each one on the front and back. At the back, there is a 13 megapixels camera with LED flash and Panaroma. The rear camera can also record full HD videos.
The front facing camera at the front is a 5 megapixels camera with an f/2.0 aperture width which is used to take high quality selfie photos. The selfie camera also offers flash. The Samsung also uses the front facing camera as Samsung A10’s face unlock sensor.
Samsung Galaxy A10 offers a 3400 mAh Li-ion battery non-removable which means it can provide more battery capacity for watching videos, playing games and also to enjoy enough screen time. It also supports the fast charging technology with support for up to 15W.
The battery charges up to 35 percent in the first 30 minutes of charge and generally takes less than two hours to get to full charge from 0% to 100%. After this charge, the smartphone can be used up to a day for light phone users before the next charge. For light phone users, it has been known that the device utilizes about 13% of the battery power per hour and for heavy users about 15% battery power.
Performance and Connectivity
Samsung Galaxy A10 is powered by a Exynos 7884 chipset and this chipset offers the dual-core Cortex A73 clocked at 1.6GHz, a hexa-core Cortex A53 clocked at 1.35GHz, and the Mali G71 MP2 graphics processor. The powerful octa-core processor means the smartphone can handle your computing needs.
The chipset is paired with 2GB RAM and 32GB built-in memory storage and the smartphone supports a dedicated slot for a microSD card which can be expanded for up to 1TB with the memory card. Samsung Galaxy A10 runs on Android 9.0 out of the box.
Samsung Galaxy A10 is available in single SIM and dual-SIM variants and both variants support Nano-SIM cards. The Android phone supports super fast 4G LTE network speed boasting of download speeds of up to 150Mbps. Samsung Galaxy A10 sports a microUSB port (USB 2.0) and supports Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. It also supports GPS.
Samsung Galaxy A10 Specifications
Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A10:
- Platform: Android 9.0 Pie
- Processor: Octa-core Processor, 1.6GHz dual-core + 1.35GHz hexa-core (Exynos 7884)
- GPU: Mali-G71 MP2
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Colours: Blue, Black, Red, Gold
- Dimension: 155.6 x 75.6 x 7.9 mm
- Weight: 168g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual SIM
- Display: 6.2-inch, IPS Infinity-V Display, 720 X 1520 pixels (271 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Front Glass Cover
- Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, f/1.9, 1080p Video@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 5MP camera, f/2.0, LED Flash
- Built-in Storage: 32GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Cat 4 150/50Mbps
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0 with A2DP, LE
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: micro USB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: –
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: No
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 3, 400 mAh Li-ion battery (Non-removable)
- Internet Usage Time: up to 19 hours (LTE & Wi-Fi), up to 15 hours (3G)
- Video Playback Time: up to 18 hours
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –