Samsung S10 5G: the first 5G smartphone on digitec
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Samsung S10 5G: the first 5G smartphone on digitec

Andrea Jacob
Zurich, on 28.05.2019
Translation: Eva Francis
Knock, knock! Who's there? 5G. Come on in. The first 5G device is now up for pre-sale. There’s a first time for everything – while some phones are only available for providers, I had no other choice than to wait. Finally, the moment has arrived: the Samsung S10 5G is here.

It wasn’t easy, but I’m happy to announce that we’re finally selling a 5G device: the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is now on pre-sale.

Galaxy S10 5G (256GB, Majestic Black, 6.70", Single SIM, 16Mpx, 5G)
899.–
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (256GB, Majestic Black, 6.70", Single SIM, 16Mpx, 5G)
Galaxy S10 5G (256GB, Crown Silver, 6.70", Single SIM, 16Mpx, 5G)
–10%
899.–was 999.–
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (256GB, Crown Silver, 6.70", Single SIM, 16Mpx, 5G)

The specs

  • 6.7" QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED
  • 5G network supported
  • 4,500 mAh battery
  • 6 pro-grade cameras
  • Ultrasonic fingerprint
  • 25W super fast charging
  • Reverse charging

5G speed with Sunrise or Swisscom

Today, up to 2 Gbit/s can be achieved with 5G - up to 10 Gbit/s are planned in the future. This also has an impact on response time, which drop from 25-35 milliseconds to just a few milliseconds. This means, more devices can transmit more data simultaneously in a 5G network. The advantage for you is that you’ll have a better reception at large events. The new 5G standard will thus offer a more powerful communication option that can go hand in hand with the growing data traffic of users and industry.

With the Samsung 5G smartphone, you have the choice between Sunrise and Swisscom as provider. Their subscriptions allow you to unlock the 5G package. Theoretically, the phone can also be used with 4G. If you're using 4G, any provider is possible.

5G with Sunrise

Interested in a Sunrise subscription? You have the choice between a Freedom or Freedom Young unlimited subscription. The 5G option is automatically activated and costs CHF 10.– extra. More details?

Check out the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G in majestic black. Check out the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G in crown silver.

5G with Swisscom

Interested in a Swisscom subscription? Choose the one you want and get the «Premium Speed Option» for CHF 10.– per month in the Customer Center/Cockpit. «Premium Speed», which is 5G, is included with the inOne mobile Premium subscription.

Check out the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G in majestic black. Check out the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G in crown silver.

The Galaxy S10 5G and its camera power

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The S10 5G is equipped with several lenses. The triple cam features an ultra-wide angle, a wide angle and a telephoto lens, allowing you to zoom, capture panoramas (with up to 123° viewing angle) and take great night shots thanks to the variable-aperture lens, which supports F1.5 and F2.4 modes. Samsung makes photographing easier: the live focus and built-in AI allow you to recognise and stage pictures and videos of people, etc. more effectively – and to post-edit content.

While the list of features ends here with the Galaxy S10+, the S10 5G also boasts the latest 3D camera with ToF. This technology makes it possible to measure depth and distance, adding even more dimensions to photos and videos. ToF is comparable to laser scanning technology, but is able to capture an entire scene. Technically, ToF illuminates objects with an artificial light signal and the camera measures how long it takes for this signal to be reflected.

Farewell, old phone – resale platform or trade-in service?

If you’ve decided to relieve your old smartphone of its duties, you have two options: if you originally purchased your phone on Digitec Galaxus, you can use our resale platform to sell it. Go to your user profile and click on «Sell products». All it takes is a few steps and your smartphone is up for sale. Find detailed information here.

If you'd like to sell your device via a recommerce company, verkaufen.ch is an option. Click on your device and add details on its condition. Then you'll see a buyback offer. Shipping is free on verkaufen.ch.

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Andrea Jacob
Andrea Jacob
Category Marketing Manager, Zurich
My head is crammed with ideas. And I add a new one every minute. I enjoy discussions and forming my own opinions. I love gadgets and anything that has a motor. I’m definitely in the right place.

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