Galaxy S10 rumor roundup: Feb. 20 launch, March 8 ship date, specs, features and price

CNET | 2/19/2019 | Justin Jaffe
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This render from Let's Go Digital paints a picture of how Samsung's foldable phone could look.

With the Galaxy S10 waiting in the wings for just one more day, the focus has now shifted almost entirely to a handful of other devices that Samsung is expected to show us at its Feb. 20 Unpacked event. These include the company's foldable phone, likely named the Galaxy Fold; its 5G phone, possibly called the Galaxy X; and a pair of wireless earbuds that might be known as the Galaxy Buds.

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This multitude of products has generated so much interest online that Samsung has risked overshadowing the Galaxy S10, which is ostensibly the focus of this edition of Unpacked. Still, introducing a revamped portfolio, instead of just a few new phones, could inject some much-needed excitement into the event -- and give Samsung a leg up on competitors. Xiaomi and Huawei are both expected to reveal their own foldable models at Mobile World Congress later this month. A host of companies will be introducing 5G phones over the coming months. And Apple may introduce the next generation of its own wireless earbuds in March.

The decision to feature multiple products highlights Samsung's current predicament. A persistent stream of leaked images and renders has undermined the company's opportunity to shock and awe us with the Galaxy S10's new design and features that include a Snapdragon 855 chipset, ultrasonic fingerprint sensor and Infinity-O display. But shining the spotlight on other -- arguably more innovative -- phones will almost certainly divert attention away from the flagship models that are actually launching on Feb. 20.

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Samsung's Infinity-O technology may show up in the Galaxy S10.

And the stakes are high. The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, introduced in February of last year, haven't sold particularly well. Slowing phone sales are now...
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