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Samsung Galaxy S10 Factory Unlocked Phone with 128GB Prism Black

Last Updated: August 9, 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.4
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Device Compatibility
 36
samsung, version, s10, love this phone, mobile
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Truly excellent phone.  ...  "
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" ...  But It's super easy to transfer your data from an old galaxy to the current.  ...  "
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" ...  its a phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Confirmed directly with Samsung that I received a US version phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Just wanted to upgrade existing phone.  ...  "
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" ...  On ATT network with no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  Initial setup: I switched over from an older Samsung phone. ... Hooked up the cable to transfer data from my own phone (comes with the phone).  ...  "
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" ...  To be clear, I love this phone.  ...  "
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Software Platform
 23
samsung, apps, google, app, android
+61%
-39%
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" ...  I've previously had an unlocked s8 that I've also ordered from Amazon and had no problems with that either.  ...  "
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" ...  Great phone, got the unlocked model and using it on AT&T no issues whats fo ever!  ...  "
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" ...  Upgraded from a Galaxy S8 and so far I'd say that it a really good upgrade!  ...  "
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" ...  UI "one" 1.1 is clean and Android "pie" 9 smooth. ... This model is the USA unlocked for carrier but has locked bootloader so no root.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my first android phone  ...  "
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" ...  Can run more than 1 app at a time without causing any lagging.  ...  "
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" ...  I use Verizon pre-paid and it was an easy upgrade on my account and worked right out the gate .  ...  "
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" ...  I am a straight talk customer making the big plunge from an iphone to an android.  ...  "
Fingerprint
 21
reader, scanner, finger print scanner, unlock, sensor
+57%
-43%
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" ...  I love this phone I was able to use either a pin number or fingerprint to open.  ...  "
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" ...  The fingerprint reader is very fast and reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  The fingerprint reader is pretty accurate and becomes better the more you use it.  ...  "
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" ...  I love everything about Samsung's minus battery life and find the fingerprint annoying most of the time so I just use my password I purchased a clear case with pink edges off Amazon as no kiosks had nice cases that were clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Note : I haven't really used the finger print reader but I'll update my review once I remember to test it out.  ...  "
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" ...  The fingerprint sensor in the screen is great and works well.  ...  "
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" ...  The fingerprint scanner works great for me. ... Yeah, i sometimes have to try my fingerprint twice but it honestly doesn't bother me.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is crazy fast, the screen is sharp, battery life is great, the fingerprint scanner is really good too oh and the camera is also very good.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 21
display, edge, battery life, s10, curved
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I have never experienced such a bright and adaptive resolution display.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the tempered glass ones, because when they break, it's an instant replaceable screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Power users will want to carry a external battery with them in order to use this phone at maximum potential ie having the screen bright, keeping it running at high performance without using power saving functions.  ...  "
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" ...  It is sleeker and the screen is even bigger and better than the S8.  ...  "
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" ...  I dont know if it's the camera or display but it is amazing!  ...  "
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" ...  Thankfully, the face unlock is pretty smooth for those of you who are comfortable with a less secure form of screen-unlocking.  ...  "
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" ...  Scrolling through screens and menus is buttery smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen is big and beautiful, plus the display technology saves battery by not lighting up the color black.  ...  "
Battery Life
 19
life, day, lasts, charge, storage
+84%
-16%
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" ...  -Battery lasts just for a day or less.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life lasts me about 28 hours with daily use.  ...  "
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" ...  I have seen a dramatic increase in battery life with the S10.  ...  "
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" ...  Likes: The Battery Life is the best yet.  ...  "
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" ...  Loads of storage, unbelievable photos and a battery that never quits.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't gone below 70 percent on the battery life in a day and I'm on it a good while.  ...  "
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" ...  Good battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone itself is beautiful and works well, battery life could be better.  ...  "
Overall performance
 17
fast, processor, version, slower, s7
+71%
-29%
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" ...  This phone IS indeed an unlocked US version and most definitely has the Snapdragon processor. ... The phone is very fast, the graphics and performance are excellent and the battery life is a significant improvement over my S7.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the great feature that the processor is super fast with downloading or surfing the web and very stable.  ...  "
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" ...  The phone is blazing fast and comes with so many features that you might not ever discover them all on your own.  ...  "
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" ...  It is nice and fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Very fast, very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  The processor is remarkably fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Very fast and snappy phone.  ...  "
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" ...  For processing the S10 runs cooler and faster noticabley.  ...  "
Screen Protection
 15
screen protector, glass, tempered glass, edge, scratches
+53%
-47%
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" ...  Plus it comes with a screen protector.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the tempered glass ones, because when they break, it's an instant replaceable screen.  ...  "
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" ...  It came with a screen protector on it.  ...  "
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" ...  You can mostly see it when its off and My screen protecter didnt even come yet but its like whats the point if the screen is scratched. ... My Galaxy S8 never had any scratches .  ...  "
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" ...  Mine arrived a day early and came with the Snapdragon processor as well as a screen protector already installed. ... I'm sure the latter is on Samsungs part but still a pleasant surprise not having to apply my own 3rd party protector right away. ... It is sleeker and the screen is even bigger and better than the S8.  ...  "
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" ...  After getting the phone I got liquid tempered glass (on the front) and a case for the back (otter box) I read somewhere that you would have to delete any previous finger prints from the phone after installing such glass.  ...  "
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" ...  I have dropped the phone twice both times onto tile floor without any damage.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely recommend changing out the screen protector but other than that the best phone I've ever owned !  ...  "
Camera
 15
pictures, cameras, superb, s10, 3
+100%
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" ...  Camera is phenomenal  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is next level incredible.  ...  "
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" ...  And the camera is clear. ... I dont know if it's the camera or display but it is amazing!  ...  "
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" ...  -Camera quality is quite good compare to its previous version, 3 cameras at back and one at front. ... Camera has been really improved in S10 but still lacks behind Pixel.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera: If you want an SLR camera .  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is superb.  ...  "
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" ...  Camera is dope too.  ...  "
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" ...  I think it is fantastic the cameras are spectacular and clear!  ...  "
Marketplace
 14
seller, thank, shipping, color
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Got a great deal on Amazon too!  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  I assume they went with a 3rd party seller. ... Even did mine on the prime day sale.  ...  "
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" ...  As long as you order from Amazon and not another seller I think you are safe.  ...  "
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" ...  I doubted whether it will be genuine US version or not.  ...  "
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" ...  Never buying expensive tech from Amazon in the future.  ...  "
SIM
 14
card, dual, unlocked, popped, factory
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Switching from my AT&T S7 to this unlocked S10 was as simple as inserting my sim card into the new phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Works with Strait Talk sim cards.  ...  "
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" ...  I moved my sim card over from my old phone and it activated flawlessly and quickly on Verizon's network.  ...  "
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" ...  I had trouble installing my sim card but called the seller, and he was really helpful and now it's working great.  ...  "
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" ...  You must take it to the sprint store so they can get you the right sized SIM card.  ...  "
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" ...  The dual sim is amazing due to my job.  ...  "
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" ...  Plopped the storage card and SIM into the new phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Transferring the sim card was as easy as sliding it out of the old and into the new.  ...  "
Apps
 9
app, samsung, google, download, storage
+78%
-22%
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" ...  In about 30 minutes total I was up and running with all my old apps and data.  ...  "
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" ...  Many great features and availability of many great apps.  ...  "
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" ...  Contacts, phone records, messages, photos, music, videos, apps all transferred without wifi in 30 minutes. ... If you have any concerns download CPU Z from the app store and check the internal hardware.  ...  "
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" ...  - I love this device function of split screen, you can use two app at a same time in a single screen (as shown in image).  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of storage space with plenty of gb for files and apps.  ...  "
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" ...  Can run more than 1 app at a time without causing any lagging.  ...  "
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" ...  Yes if you preordered you qualify for them it's just a simple process you do through Samsung app shop app registration is easy.its fast phone only problem is my first one .you could only add 8 apps to sd card.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 9
using, month, couple, phone, months
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Hope this helps you in your quest to find a new mechanical device to which you will inevitably devote half of your day, reveal all of your personal information, and possibly sell your soul.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using this phone for a few weeks now, and I am extremely happy with it.  ...  "
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" ...  We will see if I encounter any issues in the coming weeks.  ...  "
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" ...  I will update the review after a couple months of use.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using it with no problems yet.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using this phone for a month and based on my experience here are some pros and cons of S10.  ...  "
Charging
 7
charger, charge, plastic, phone, life
+29%
-71%
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" ...  I don't like being charged for a more expensive phone and getting a cheaper one.  ...  "
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" ...  Eventually, it turned off and no matter what I did, I couldn't get it to charge back up.  ...  "
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" ...  Got a lump of clay in some plastic wrap instead of the phone, wall charger, and cable.  ...  "
Price
 6
price, phone, money, days, risk
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Had been looking at this phone for a while but refused to pay the going price, then got a deal from Amazon when they had their Prime days.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, this is a great phone for its price.  ...  "
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" ...  Absolutely worth every dollar.  ...  "
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" ...  Just few days since ordered and its worth the price!  ...  "
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" ...  In my opinion it was worth the risk.  ...  "
Build Quality
 6
box, plastic, opened, bag, wrap
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Got a lump of clay in some plastic wrap instead of the phone, wall charger, and cable.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 5
phone, easy
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Very simple to setup and use.  ...  "
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" ...  She used to have S8 and switching to S10 was easy.  ...  "
Memory
 5
gb, files, slot, ram, battery
+100%
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" ...  Loads of storage, unbelievable photos and a battery that never quits.  ...  "
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" ...  There is an SD slot to support additional storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Transferred files myself.  ...  "
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" ...  - It is Snapgradon buit and has 8GB RAM so it has a quite a good speed and huge128 GB storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of storage space with plenty of gb for files and apps.  ...  "
Returns
 5
returned, return, replacement, phone
-100%
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" ...  Returned it for a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I sent it anyway.  ...  "
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" ...  I was sent a replacement but unfortunately, the replacement was a blocked phone and I couldn't even use it.  ...  "
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" ...  Huge disappointment, had to return it.  ...  "
Design
 5
slim, weight, looks, like, feels
+100%
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" ...  - Beautiful design and colors.  ...  "
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" ...  Coming from an iPhone, I thought the design might be lacking, but this phone is incredibly elegant and well-designed, without sacrificing things like the headphone jack and microSD slot.  ...  "
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" ...  -Its has a slim design (7.8mm) and feels almost no weight (157gm) when you hold it. ... I love this slim design.  ...  "
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" ...  Sleek form, fit, and function-- A+.  ...  "
Comfort
 5
one, fingers, earbuds, would, tried
+60%
-40%
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" ...  - Feels great in the hand.  ...  "
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" ...  The shipping of the item on the other hand .  ...  "
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" ...  Love this phone its light narrow enuff for one hand .My earbuds are on the way from Samsung.  ...  "
Gaming
 4
playing, phone, old, media, life
+75%
-25%
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" ...  they also pop up in miniature over any other screen I'm on - articles I'm reading, games I'm playing, anything.  ...  "
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" ...  I can definitely tell the processor is beefed up from my old phone: certain games used to make my old phone hot (it even had to shut down a couple times). ... This phone handles the games easily.  ...  "
Controls
 4
physical, reach, press, bixby
+50%
-50%
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" ...  No physical "Home" button ... the "virtual" home button does not even appear most of the time when you need it.  ...  "
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" ...  The volume button does not switch to mute, that is in the setting which is pretty annoying.  ...  "
Features
 4
fast, light
+100%
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" ...  Looking forward to discovering the new features.  ...  "
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" ...  Its extremely fast with a fabulous camera and so many great features!  ...  "
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" ...  - I love this blue filter mode, and it has automatic light adjustment according to your environment.  ...  "
Wifi
 4
calling, phone, unlocked, network, calls
-100%
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" ...  Because this is unbranded phone, WiFi calling and VOLte are NOT enabled for AT&T and thus far, I cannot find a solution for this.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, these unlocked phones do not allow WiFi calling with AT&T.  ...  "
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" ...  Second, the calls will not work unless the "wifi calling" is on.  ...  "
Network
 4
wifi, signal, problems, phone, get
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Edit: Ending up returning because we could not get a signal at our house.  ...  "
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" ...  Second, the calls will not work unless the "wifi calling" is on.  ...  "
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" ...  I received a phone that has issues with connectivity to the network.  ...  "
Size
 4
weight, size, s10, really, hand
+100%
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" ...  It really is not much bigger than the S6, though I would like it a little smaller.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't tried all the new features but it had a nice weight and size vs the S10+.  ...  "
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" ...  -Its has a slim design (7.8mm) and feels almost no weight (157gm) when you hold it.  ...  "
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" ...  style is great in the hand or a pocket, fits in a front shirt pocket without weighing it down.  ...  "
Setup
 3
samsung, phone
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Initial setup: I switched over from an older Samsung phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Very simple to setup and use.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 3
picture, pictures
+100%
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" ...  The picture is crisp clear and vivid.  ...  "
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" ...  Hard to believe that a cellphone can produce the great quality of pictures that it does.  ...  "
Color
 3
colors, color, picture, one, design
+100%
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" ...  - Beautiful design and colors.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture is crisp clear and vivid.  ...  "
Delivery
 3
received, phone, sealed, open, product
+33%
-67%
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" ...  When I received the phone the box was not sealed.  ...  "
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" ...  Received open box. ... The phone was not sealed and the items were scattered around the box.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
received, phone, open, sealed, product
+33%
-67%
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" ...  When I received the phone the box was not sealed.  ...  "
Data reception
 3
calling, unlocked, phone, mobile, data
-100%
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" ...  Because this is unbranded phone, WiFi calling and VOLte are NOT enabled for AT&T and thus far, I cannot find a solution for this.  ...  "
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" ...  First, it doesn't connect to my mobile data, I had to add an Access Point Name so that the data would work.  ...  "
Lens
 3
telephoto, camera, shots
+100%
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" ...  You're paying for some gimmicky features to be sure (power-sharing and the wide-angle lens to name a couple), but the overall build-quality, improved camera software, and streamlined Android Pie skin alone make the S10 worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  In PRO Mode, you can adjust the ISO, F stop etc.  ...  "
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" ...  The camera is fantastic with normal, wide and telephoto lenses.  ...  "
Call quality
 3
try, call, wifi, whether, voice
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It took extensive calls with Sprint and Amazon to try and determine whether it was compatible and whether Amazon sent the right product.  ...  "
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" ...  The answer is YES.  ...  "
Fit
 3
phone, case, would, pocket, hand
+100%
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" ...  I went and got the otterbox defender case for it and i would always recommend getting a case for your smartphone.  ...  "
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" ...  I have dropped the phone twice both times onto tile floor without any damage. ... style is great in the hand or a pocket, fits in a front shirt pocket without weighing it down.  ...  "
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" ...  Sleek form, fit, and function-- A+.  ...  "

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