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Battery is not going to make the 36month contract
Overall the phone is good, everything works well and I was warned of the battery being an issue before I purchased the plan. I have 19months left so not even half way in and I need to charge 4 or 5 time a day even when my phone is sitting on my desk, the battery discharges by 40-50% in an hour. any suggestions for what to do?
Purchased in August 2019 at Vodafone.
What you expect from a flagship with a few minor downsides
Had this phone for a few months now so feel I can give a decent review on it.
Camera is what you expect from a flagship Doesn't quite compare to pixel line up or iPhone 11 Pro but it's good enough for most things. Night mode also pretty decent which I didn't expect.
Phone is 128gb which is more than enough room for most people.
Battery life is the downside I think is most noticable. It isn't terrible by any means but if you are someone with medium-heavy usage like me you might have to plug in once or maybe twice a day. But for your average wor...
Purchased in January 2020 at Woolworths Mobile.
The phone is exactly as described and fits my needs well. I chose this phone for its flat screen, as opposed to the slightly curved S10. It fits screen protectors well and easily fits in my pocket.
Purchased in July 2019 at Optus.
Solid performing phone overall
Have had this model for over a year now and it has performed quite well the entire time. Samsung has kept up to date with the latest Android and security patches, camera quality is quite good and battery life is awesome. I went with the S10e over the S10 due to its slightly smaller size (I don't need a tablet in my pocket) and the fact it still has a good old fashioned 3.5mm headphone jack. The stereo speakers work surprisingly well for a phone, although I don't listen without headphones or Bluetooth often.
The only reason this phone doesn't ...score 5 stars from me is the abomination that is the Bixby button. Seriously, it's an Android phone, most people are using Google assistant Samsung and have no interest in using Bixby! Now if Samsung actually let you configure this button to either be completely disabled, or perform other actual useful actions, it would be okay, however this button is just an annoyance. And I find it really annoying having to install and configure a third party app to override this ridiculous button. Speaking of buttons, the home/power button is in a slightly awkward position, directly opposite the volume buttons, which tends to result in me taking screenshots a lot when simply trying to lock the phone one handed.
Purchased in March 2019 at Harvey Norman.
Perfect style for me
Apps all run efficiently. I use S10 for mobile texting, Facebook, Instagram and banking and could not operate without it. I can change the display to dark when needed and the camera capacity in zoom and flash us with great light n shade. Can use at night with or without flash Love this phone
Purchased in February 2020 for $900.00.
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Better than expected
I am always using a OnePlus phone and I believe they are the fastest phones of all. However there are a few things lacking that I could find on the Samsung S10e.
It has everything you could ask for. It is fast (not as fast as the OnePlus though) but we can forgive that because it is just marginal. The design is fantastic and I think is the perfect size. All phones should be this size, perfect for the pocket. It is funny to see everyone with a big rectangle sticking out their pockets, it look ridiculous. It is cheap compared to other flagship phones and it is Samsung. What else?
Purchased at JB Hi-Fi.
2 + hours in the rain, on the road and still working perfectly with 60% battery!
2 + hours in the rain, on the road and still working perfectly with 60% battery!
This phone absolutely smashed our rigorous testing. Literally dropping it on the highway for more than 2 1/2 hours while skateboarding. Absolutely no idea of where it had come loose!
We managed to find it! In the middle of the highway, with plenty of charge.
We took one of laptops out with the hotspot and call the phone for about 10 minutes simply typing "find my phone" in Google. All we had to do was just resin for the call...vlat full volume!
We wanted an absolute beast of a phone, AI total workhorse and we found it.
Purchased in October 2019 at Harvey Norman for $899.00.
Fantastic, sleek, powerful.
It really is fantastic. the camera is great, with a premium feeling glass back. plenty of storage, with a fast cpu. the display is high resolution, and brilliantly bright. the software feels polished and premium, and all the apps that I've thrown at it handle it, and I was getting at least a great 103 fps on PUBG mobile. 100% would recommend.
Purchased in February 2019 for $820.50.
The right size, right price
A powerful smaller Samsung galaxy phone. I never have to decide which App to keep or delete with 128GB of memory. The last phone where I got great photos was a iPhone, this however takes a better looking photo than an iPhone. I love how it works well with my Samsung smart tv. I'm glad I choose this than an overpriced phone where you don't use all of its features.
Purchased in January 2020 at Costco NSW, Casula for $727.98.
I do really like my Samsung Galaxy S10e. It has a great amount of storage, great camera and is pretty easy to use. Although I have had some troubles with the speaker on my phone which will hopefully be fixed soon. Overall I am very happy with my Samsung purchase.
Purchased in October 2019.
Powerful little Phone
I've had my S10e for two years now .Really good phone .Big memory ,plenty of R.A.M .Powerful little phone .Durable .Apps run smoothly .Could probably last about 5 years easy .
Purchased in March 2018 at Samsung for $1,000.00.
Free Samsung S10E , Sorry I couldn't do that to anyone. Trash Time
Highly limited in what it can do for the money you pay.
The buttons are set in the wrong place or the screen shot app should use a different trigger. Both way are locked so I spend 30mins each night deleting screen shots , my time is worth more then that. The finger scanner works most of the time and some how works when in my pocket as the phone keeps locking it's self. "Too many attempts locked out"
Ready for the bin Motorola cheaper better around.
Purchased in December 2019 for $800.00.
I love the Samsung galaxy s10e, this fone is awesome and easy to use, it does stuff i could not imagine, and I'm no fone expert, thank you Samsung galaxy
Purchased in October 2019 at Optus .
Good but older versions are just as good without the price tag
Runs smoothly, has good battery life, charges fast. I like the S8 camera better.
Dont think its worth upgrading to the 10.
Dont appreciate not being able to uninstall certain apps. Shouldn't force unwanted apps onto peoples phones especially unstrusted ones known for privacy breaches. Its a bit unsettling
Purchased in September 2019 at Optus.
Purchased this phone due to it's price and reviews. Needed to replace my Samsung J1 as it was a lemon. I've been so happy with this phone and its features.
Purchased in December 2019.
Not the best phone
Having had an s8, and upgrading to the s10e. I found it to be very sluggish, and slow. The camera is good. Maybe try the s10 and avoid the s10e
Purchased in October 2019 at Telstra.
S10e - Near perfect phone
Coming from the S6, which was the best phone I've owned, the s10e is as good with now better technology (of course).
Not wanting to spend $1000+ or increase in size from the S6, this left me with very few options.
I don't need a huge phone with amazing camera(s) or screen.
I was also looking for a battery that easily lasted into day 2 with moderate use, something my S6 never managed even in the early days.
Looking at $400-500 Chinese budget brands with large batteries, they all had at least 1 major downfall and didn't quite fit my needs, so I bit the bullet and spent 300 extra on a known quality phone. My only concern was the battery.
Purchased in September 2019 at Amazon for $850.00.
Galaxy S10e Mobile
The size of the phone is a key compact to fit in one hand to have full control and comfort to use with light weight. Battery is amazing and last all day no problem at all. As phones are getting bigger and bigger this phone batts above its size and is perfect. Fits so easy in my pockets and in my bags. The camera is very good. And has more features than needed. I got the phone for $799 on special with Galaxy Buds as a Bonus offer on a 1 day sale.
Purchased in November 2019 at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores for $799.00.
Best sized phone.
The reason I bought this phone is because of its size. My last phone was iphone SE, the smallest powerful phone of its time. and I found this s10e as the only replacement for it. Even if this was expensive than s10 or s10 plus, I would have gone for this. Easy to fit in pocket easy to handle, simple. People complain about battery life, mine lasts for 3 days. The camera is fine, gives realistic results. However with technological advancement, the cameras are becoming too good to be realistic and they give unnatural and superficial results. Spe...ed of the phone is fine. I can't understand how much faster you can go with costlier phone, or even if one can notice the difference. I am not in to gaming stuff so may be it does make a difference. In a nutshell it's a good sized powerful phone, and value for money product.
Purchased in August 2019 at Officeworks Physical store for $900.00.
Upgraded from a Sony Xperia z5 compact. Great camera quality, good size. Annoying feature that you have to press ok after typing in passcode, doesn't automatically unlock. Would have preferred if it came with a white colour option. Seems durable enough with a case on, have dropped it a few times and it still lives! I mostly use for social media, online shopping, news and whatsapp. All apps seem to run smoothly. Battery life is good, but not as amazing as they make it sound, will easily drain if you are watching videos and using social media for half a day. However, great phone overall!
Purchased in March 2019 at JB Hi-Fi for $1,199.00.
Questions & Answers
Just wanted to know if there was anywhere I could a s10e still in Australia (mainly Victoria) been struggling to source one
We recommend reaching out to our authorised retailers such as Harvey Norman, JB HI FI or Office Works to enquire of stock! Unfortunately, we do not have this available on our online store.
is the Samsung S10e a duel sim, if not which Samsung does have a duel sim
In Australia there is no duel sim from Samsung in the S10e. If you get an S10e it will be imported and have valid Australian warranty.
Hi Greg. Our Australian variant S10E devices do not support hybrid sim. I have provided a link below to our current range of S10 devices that do support this!
What about the phone call quality. My wife is constantly complaining about how she finds it difficult to hear the other party on the line with her current Pixel 1 and previous Samsung Galaxy S4
Phone call quality is really good. I doubt have any issues at all.
|Features||3.5mm Headphone Jack, Expandable Storage, Waterproof and Wireless Charging|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Prism Black, Prism White, Prism Green|
|Dimensions||142.2 x 69.9 x 7.9 mm|
|Pixel Density||438 ppi|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2280 pixels|
|Chipset||Octa-core 1x2.84 GHz, 3x2.41 GHz, 4x1.78 GHz|
|Battery Size||3,100 mAh|
|Internal Storage||128 GB|
|Memory (RAM)||8 GB|
|Max Video Resolution||2160p (Ultra HD, 4K)|
|Rear Camera(s)||12MP Wide, 16MP Ultrawide|
|Front Camera(s)||10MP Wide|
- GTIN14: 08801643684563 and 08801643780616
- GTIN13: 8801643677077, 8801643677114, 8801643677299, 8801643780500, 8801643780562 and 8801643780616
- MPN: KHSGS10E6128GRNAU, KHSGS10E6128PNK and KHSGS10E6128WHTAU
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