The Galaxy S10 5G was Samsung’s first 5G smartphone. In fact, it was the world’s first commercially available 5G mobile. The device was initially released in South Korea in April 2019. And now, more than four years after its launch, the company has announced the end of software support for the phone. The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will not receive any more firmware updates unless necessary.
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will no longer receive any software support
In August last year, Samsung stopped software support for the standard S10 (4G), Galaxy S10 Plus and Galaxy S10e under its S10 series. The remaining two phones in this lineup, the Galaxy S10 5G and the Galaxy S10 Lite were launched later, so support for them was on.
Let it be known that most of the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G has reached its target market by June 2019. Then, after 4 years of receiving regular updates, the software support journey of the device has finally come to an end. As Samsung’s first 5G smartphone, it received three Android updates. Although launched with Android 9.0 Pie (Android 9.0 Pie), the phone currently runs on Android 12 OS (Android 12 OS). Received access to monthly security updates during the first three years. Later it continued to rollout every three months for the final year.
On the other hand, the Galaxy S10 Lite model will continue to receive quarterly updates until early next year. Because it came to the market a year after the launch of the other four models of the Galaxy S10 series. The phone currently runs on Android 13 operating system, as it debuted with Android 10.
Note that the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G has a 6.7-inch AMOLED display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. For photography, there is a 12-megapixel primary camera, a 16-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and a 12-megapixel telephoto sensor. In addition, it also has an additional 0.3-megapixel TOF 3D depth camera. And for power backup, a 4,500mAh battery is used with 25W charging support.