Samsung is regarded by many as one of the best smartphone manufacturers in the world. The giant technology company does not make smartphones alone.
They are also into the creation of a large variety of electrical household appliances and even weapons.
However, they are more commonly known for the smartphones they produce. The Samsung smartphones are the main competitor to the Apple iPhones.
However, Samsung has a long line of smartphone models than that of Apple. We will be taking a brief tour of the Samsung Galaxy S models in today’s article.
The Galaxy S line of smartphones is one of the companies’ flagship devices. They come with the newest tech available as well as innovative designs and an easy-to-use interface that people who have used a model of the phone before can testify to.
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Samsung Galaxy S
This was the first Galaxy S model and it was released in June 2010. It was the predecessor to the subsequent line of galaxy S models that followed it.
- It had a super AMOLED display with a single-core processor and 500MB of RAM and 8GB storage.
- It had a 1500mAh battery.
- Its rear camera was 5MP with a 0.3MP inner camera.
- The user interface was fairly easy to customize to your liking
The next Samsung Galaxy s model was released the next year in 2011.
The refreshed smartphone had a similar screen size to the previous one. However, it came with a dual-core processor, 1.2GHz, and 750MB of RAM with 16GB storage space.
- It had an 8MP rear camera with a 2MP inner camera for selfie needs.
- It had a 1650mAh battery.
- This was also the first Galaxy S model to feature widgets in it.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 was released the following year in 2012. It was the first smartphone in the S series to come with an HD screen. It has a resolution of 1280 x 720, which was a big deal at the time of its release.
- It had a 1.4GHz quad-core processor and 1GB of RAM when it was unveiled to the public. Storage was from 16GB to 64 GB.
- The rear camera was the same 8MP and the inner camera with the same 2MP
- Power was provided by a 2100mAh battery.
The Galaxy S4 was released to the public in 2013 with a 5” full HD display. It also had a higher processing output of 1.9GHz quad-core.
- RAM was raised to 2GB with storage starting from 16GB.
- It had a 13MP camera.
- Battery power was rated at 2600mAh.
This smartphone came out in April 2014 with a full HD screen that was a little bigger than the one on the S4.
- It came with a 2.5GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM with internal storage starting from 16GB.
- The camera was a good 16MP.
- It also had a bigger 2800mAh battery.
The Galaxy S6 was released in 2016 and it was the first model to come with two phones, the normal S and the Edge variant.
- The normal S6 came with a 5.1” quad HD super AMOLED display. The S6 Edge had curved edges.
- It came running the Samsung octa-core processor and had 3GB of RAM with a storage space of 32GB.
- It had a 16MP camera which had ultra HD footage and a 5MP inner camera.
Announced in 2016, the S7 came with a similar 5.1” QHD display. It also came with two smartphones, the normal S7, and the S7 Edge.
- It came with a 12MP camera and a much faster octa-core processor. It also had the Samsung pay feature.
- The S7 Edge had a bigger 5.5” QHD display.
The Galaxy S8 came with an Infinity Display, which was the first in the Galaxy S series. Its fingerprint scanner was located at the back of the phone. The S8 had curved Edges.
There was also a bigger version known as the S8+
The S9 was introduced in 2017 with a 5.8” OLED display that was waterproof.
It could be a 3D avatar of your face by scanning it to make an emoji for you. The emojis could then be used in social media apps when chatting.
There was also the S9+ which was introduced alongside the S9.
The S10 together with the S10+ and a more affordable S10e were both released in 2019. These had an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor and triple-camera system with wireless charging capability. It also came with a punch-hole display for the inner camera.
These came in several variants and were released in 2022. The variants are the base S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra, which is the most expensive among the three.
They came with screen sizes of 6.2” and 6.7” for the S20 and S20+ respectively. They also came with an in-display fingerprint scanner.
However, the biggest feature was the 120GHz processing speed they came with.
They also had 5G capability along with the 4G capability.
So that’s a brief intro to all the Samsung Galaxy models that have been released since their inception in 2010. If you didn’t know about all the galaxy models out there, well now you do. You can also check out our recent Galaxy A series article.