Samsung Galaxy A10s vs Galaxy A10: What’s different?

Samsung is always on-point with their mid-range flagship device. Samsung had profound success in the Nepali market with its mid-range ‘A-series’. Now, they are rocking the market with Samsung A10s. A10s is the successor of A10 and is available in only a 2GB RAM variant in Nepal. The Samsung Galaxy A10s go competent with its affordable Rs 15,690 (2GB/32GB) price in Nepal, fighting for the best smartphones under 20,000.

Let’s have a look at how A10s contrasts A10.

The Good The Bad
Huge Battery In-house Exynos chipset could have been better 
Better camera configuration  
Better overall features  

UPDATE: Samsung Galaxy A10s price is dropped on the occasion of Tihar. For further more details check out the updated price.

Samsung Galaxy A10s vs Galaxy A10: Design and Display

Galaxy A10s follows the same iterative approach as Samsung follows on Galaxy A30s, M30s, and A50s. A10s looks and feels identical to its twin brother A10. Both Galaxy A10s and A10 have 6.2-inches display with a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and a plastic body. On the front, both devices flaunt V-infinity display with the selfie camera. A few noticeable upgrades can be found in A10s.

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A10s has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and face recognition feature. Not only that, but A10s also have rear dual camera setup. As Loudspeaker was on the back of the A10, now on A10s they are placed on the bottom edge. Both of the device houses 3.5mm audio jack and for charging, micro USB 2.0 is placed. Previously A10 had both power button and volume keys were on the right edge, A10s has a different setup. The power button is allocated on the right and volume keys are on the left edge.

Samsung Galaxy A10s vs Galaxy A10: Cameras

A10 and A10s are smartphones with a modest budget. On the camera department, both A10 and A10s are on average. A10s rocks 13MP, f/1.8 28mm (wide) lens + of 2MP, f/2.4 (depth sensor). A10 rocks 13MP, f/1.9 28mm (wide) lens only. Both of them support HDR, panorama and takes 1080p (FHD) videos at 30 fps. The front camera is also upgraded for A10s. A10 has 5 MP, f/2.0 with Led flash, while A10s has 8 MP, f/2.0 with no Led flash on their V-Infinity display.

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Galaxy A10s Cameras

 Having a dual rear camera and an upgraded front camera is a major accomplishment for A10s.

Galaxy A10s vs Galaxy A10: Performance, Software, and Battery

Excluding upgrades cameras, A10s does have huge enhancement under the hood. Galaxy A10s is powered by Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) chipset while A10 has Octa-core (2×1.6 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.35 GHz Cortex-A53). A10s is aided by PowerVR GE8320, moderate for gaming.

In terms of memory, both of the devices are available only on a 2GB RAM variant with 32GB storage in Nepal. And yes, both A10s and A10 come with a dedicated microSD card slot that can support the expansion of the memory up to 512GB storage.

Moving on, both A10 and A10s are running of Android 9.0 (Pie).  These devices are said to get Android 10 updates in the future. For the battery, A10s has increased battery power, fueled by a massive 4000mAh battery (600mAh larger than A10).

Galaxy A10s vs Galaxy A10: Key Specifications

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  Galaxy A10s Galaxy A10
Release Date September 2019 February 2019
Display 6.2-inches, 720 x 1520 pixels 6.2-inches, 720 x 1520 pixels
OS Android Pie 9.0 Android Pie 9.0
Chipset Mediatek Helio P22 (12 nm) Exynos 7884 (14 nm)
Memory 2GB RAM, 32GB storage   2GB RAM, 32GB storage  
Rear Camera 13MP, f/1.8 (wide) + 2MP, f/2.4 (depth) 13MP, f/1.9 (wide), AF
Front Camera 8MP, f/2.0 5MP, f/2.0
Battery 4000mAh 3400mAh
Colors Blue, Green, Red, Black Blue, Black, Red, Gold

Samsung Galaxy A10s price in Nepal: Rs. 15,690 (2/32GB)

Samsung Galaxy A10s Price in Nepal

Both A10 and A10s are a mid-range device in terms of price. A10s contrasts A10 in aspects of Chipset, Battery capacity, camera setup, fingerprint sensor. The Samsung Galaxy A10s price in Nepal is set for Rs. 15,690 and A10 is set for Rs. 13,700, both respectively for 2/32GB variant. If you’re in love with a dual camera for an affordable price then A10s is the definite choice.

And with the specifications acknowledged above, both A10 and A10s can undeniably make its way for best smartphones under 20,000 in Nepal with a 2/32GB variant.


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