Samsung has received FCC approval for one of its Galaxy ‘M’ series smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy M10 with model number SM-M105F/DS.
Updated [Jan 3, 2019]: In a new listing spotted today, Samsung Galaxy M10 has got a dedicated support page on the official website of Samsung India, which hints at release in India anytime in the coming weeks.
Original [Dec 31, 2018]: Though some information is available from this sighting on FCC site and there are other details already known from other certifications and rumors, we almost have all important details about this smartphone. Let’s now see what we’ve got from FCC docs.
Samsung Galaxy M10 Specs and Battery
The dimensions of the phone have been mentioned in the docs and it will be 155.7 mm x 75.8 mm. The display size will be 153.2 mm or 6.02 inches whereas the overall screen size will be 165.5 mm, which corresponds to 6.5 inches.
The Exynos 7870 SoC will be the main processor on this Samsung Galaxy M10 smartphone and the RAM will be 3 GB. Internal storage could be in 2 variants, 16 GB and 32 GB. There will be the provision for a micro-SD slot to expand the storage up to 64 GB. The Android Oreo version 8.1 will be the operating system.
The battery to be fitted is a Lithium ion battery and bears the model number be EB-BA750ABN. This is the same battery that was used in the recently released Samsung Galaxy A8s and its capacity would be 3400 mAh. The phone will support Bluetooth 4.2 version. These are the confirmed specifications.
What else we know about Galaxy M10
Rumors suggest that Galaxy M10 will have a 13 MP shooter in the rear and a 5 MP selfie camera in the front. The physical fingerprint sensor could be on the back panel.
The Galaxy M10 will be released in Blue and Dark Grey variants. There have been rumors doing the rounds that the South Korean company may bring in some more changes in the nomenclature of the phones. One source is even suggesting that the J, On and the C series may all be stopped and replaced with a standard M series. The fact that the number suffixes will be shifted to 2 digits like M10, M20, M30 and so on was also reported earlier.
The other information on the Galaxy M10 is that this phone may be limited to the markets in the Middle East and Asia. Samsung has setup a large facility in India to manufacture smartphones and these phones could also be assembled there and distributed in the regions close by.
No details on the pricing are available yet but this is the cheapest among the three variants in the ‘M’ series that comprises of Galaxy M20 and M30 as well.