A report surfaced a while back claiming that the Samsung Galaxy S10 may ship with three cameras on the back, and a newly-surfaced report sheds more light on that. The first report actually surfaced in early June, and it arrived with no specific info, it only mentioned that Samsung is considering including three cameras on the Galaxy S10, and that info was provided by an analyst. Now, however, we do have some specific camera detail to share with you, presuming the source’s info is accurate, of course.
The source mentions a Galaxy S10-branded smartphone which is being developed under the codename ‘Beyond2’, and that could be the regular Galaxy S10 handset, a successor to the Galaxy S9. According to the source, that phone will sport two cameras, a 12-megapixel, and 16-megapixel cameras, and it will retain the same variable-aperture characteristics from the Galaxy S9 line. The device will, reportedly, let you switch between the f/1.5 and f/2.4 apertures. The phone’s secondary, 16-megapixel camera, will ship with a wide-angle (123-degree lens), f/1.9 aperture lens. The report says that Samsung doesn’t plan to add autofocus or OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) to those cameras, which is rather odd and sketchy at the same time, it’s hard to believe.
That being said, the Galaxy S10 Plus is said to sport three cameras, two that we’ve mentioned for the regular Galaxy S10, and an additional 13-megapixel telephoto lens (f/2.4 aperture). The regular Galaxy S10 is being developed under the ‘Beyond1’ codename, while the smallest Galaxy S10 handset is codenamed ‘Beyond0’, if the provided info is to be believed. The smallest Galaxy S10 unit will be a competitor to Sony’s Xperia Compact line, and we’re still not sure how many cameras will it sport, but it’s possible that it ends up shipping with two of them on the back, just like the regular Galaxy S10. All three of these phones are expected to arrive in February 2019 during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019.