The Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ made their way through the FCC this week as we get closer to a February 20 unveiling. I’m not sure that the news is all that exciting, since we know so much about these phones and have seen them plenty, but here they are.
The Galaxy S10 will arrive in three model numbers of SM-G970U, SM-G973U, and SM-G975U. Why the third model? SM-G970U is thought to be the less expensive, possibly flat model with only a dual camera called Galaxy S10e. You can see it here. SM-973U will be the regular Galaxy S10 and the SM-G975U will be the Galaxy S10+.
Here is an outline of the S10 that shows where its FCC label will sit:
Here is an LTE band chart (yes, all the big LTE bands from all carriers are here):
The FCC docs confirm Bluetooth LE, NFC, and MST (for Samsung Pay) too. They also confirm 802.11ax WiFi, which is better known as WiFi 6. That’s fantastic news if you want an ever better WiFi experience (faster speeds, easier on battery life, more efficient networks, etc.).
And that’s mostly it. Again, we’ve already seen these devices, know most of the specs, and aren’t expecting many surprises. This is just another step needed before we can all buy one of Samsung’s new phones.
// FCC