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Smartphone Gaming and the Samsung Galaxy S10

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Samsung Galaxy S10” (CC BY 2.0) by Janitors

Following its release at the beginning of March several months ago, the Samsung Galaxy S10 is one of several newly released smartphones which provides its users with the very latest in mobile technology. Along with the Galaxy S10, the current market for smartphones is one of immense choice with various options such as the Apple iPhone X, Huawei P30 Pro, HTC Exodus 1 and Sony Experia 1 all hitting the shelves across 2018 and 2019.

Specifications and Capabilities

Samsung’s latest smartphone in the Galaxy series is fitted with a 7nm 64-bit Octa-core processor which rivals that used by Huawei in their P30 Pro. In addition to the 7nm Octa-core processor, the Galaxy S10 comes with 8GB of RAM which allows its users to push the limits of smartphone capabilities and mobile gaming. That said, whilst the S10 possesses more than the Sony Experia 1 and Nokia 9 PureView’s 6GB of RAM, the S10’s 8GB is matched by that of the P30 Pro and bettered by the Galaxy S10+ which is packed with 12GB of RAM.

Furthermore, the S10 offers potential buyers a 1440p resolution screen which offers crisp viewing and undeniable clarity. Whilst the Samsung Galaxy S10’s display is also HDR10+ certified, the latest release in the Galaxy line is matched only by the HTC Exodus 1 when it comes to screen resolution as it trumps the Huawei Mate P20 Pro, along with the P30 Pro and iPhone X.

However, the S10 is only fitted with a 3400 mAh battery which offers a lower capacity than many of its existing market rivals. Although this level is higher than what is offered in the Galaxy S10e, the S10 fails to live up to the capacities of both the S10+ and Huawei P30 Pro. The S10+ is fitted with a 4100 mAh battery, whilst, Huawei’s latest release the P30 Pro comes with a considerable 4200 mAh capacity which provides its users with charge for approximately two full days.

Mobile Gaming Abilities

The S10’s 7nm Octa-core processor, along with its 8GB of RAM, allows for gamers to enjoy open-world mobile games such as Fortnite and PlayersUnknown Battleground to their fullest capacity. Yet, the gaming possibilities are not limited to solely the open-world genre as the technology giants have long been at the heart of virtual reality gaming following the release of their Gear VR headset in November 2015. Whilst users of the newer smartphone releases will not be getting a new headset from Samsung, the Gear VR will continue to work across all of their latest smartphones.

Samsung Gear VR” (CC BY 2.0) by pestoverde

Additionally, along with both open world and virtual reality games, the mobile casino industry remains at the very forefront of mobile gaming. Although the S10 is fitted with both the necessary hardware and software to meet the required specifications of multiple mobile casino providers, it is important to make sure to read the detailed online reviews before making a decision. Each provider offers a different selection of games such as baccarat, blackjack and roulette, along with many more, sometimes catering more for Apple products, sometimes focusing more on Android. It may be a stretch to suggest that you’ll change your phone purchase decision based purely on this factor, but it’s certainly worth taking into consideration if gaming is a key purpose for which you’ll use your new smartphone.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 offers customers both high-spec software and a 1440p resolution screen which ensures an enjoyable gaming experience. Moreover, with it being a similar price to the iPhone X, the S10 remains an interesting choice to anyone seeking to remain with, or switch to, an Android smartphone.

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