What is the newest Samsung phone? – January 2020
It has often been difficult to keep track of the newest Samsung phone given that the company releases so many throughout the year. Samsung has dozens of models across different series which cater to all price ranges. This page will be updated on a monthly basis to ensure that you can always know what is the newest Samsung phone in each series.
The latest Galaxy Phone in every series
The Galaxy Fold is currently the only device in Samsung’s foldable smartphone series. It went on sale in September 2019 and has been quickly selling out in the markets where it has been available.
Samsung’s first foldable smartphone features a 4.6-inch cover display and a 7.3-inch foldable display. There’s a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor under the hood with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. It has a grand total of six cameras. This includes a 10MP on the cover display, a dual 10MP and 8MP camera on the foldable display and a triple 16MP ultra wide, 12MP wide angle and 12MP telephoto camera. Get the full Galaxy Fold specs on our dedicated device page.
The Galaxy Fold costs $1,980 and is available in limited quantities across the globe. You can read our review of the Galaxy Fold to find out if this device is worth purchasing.
Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ in August 2019. The company released multiple models this time around, something which it hasn’t normally done for this series. These devices will remain the only entrants in the Galaxy Note series until next year when their successor becomes due, unless that Galaxy Note 10 Lite ends up being released.
There are many similarities and a few differences between the two models. The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ feature a 6.3-inch and 6.8-inch Infinity-O display, 8GB and 12GB RAM, 3,500mAh and 4,300mAh battery respectively. The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ support 25W and 45W fast charging as well. Both have the same Exynos 9825/Snapdragon 855 setup and the same camera setup with the exception of the 3D ToF sensor on the Note 10+. The camera setup includes a 12MP primary sensor with a 12MP telephoto and a 16MP super wide-angle lens. There’s a 10MP camera on the front. Visit our devices page for the full Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ specs.
The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ are widely available across the globe. Prices start at $949 and $1099 respectively. There’s also a Galaxy Note 10+ 5G available in select markets. It doesn’t differ in terms of specs. Check out our Galaxy Note 10 review as well as our Galaxy Note 10+ review for a more in-depth analysis of both devices.
Samsung also launched the Galaxy Note 10 Lite in January 2020. Priced at 599 euro (~$670), it features a 6.7-inch Full HD+ Infinity-O display, features an Exynos 9810 processor with 6/8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The handset also comes with a 12MP primary, 12MP 2x optical zoom telephoto and 16MP super wide-angle triple camera system in addition to its 32MP front camera.
Samsung did something with the Galaxy S series this year that it has never done before. It launched three models of the flagship in addition to a separate 5G variant that was made available only in select markets.
Our detailed Galaxy S10e vs Galaxy S10 vs Galaxy S10+ specs comparison breaks out all of the differences between these three devices. There are noticeable differences in key specs, including but not limited to the display size, memory and storage, battery size and camera setup.
The Galaxy S10 5G remains limited to select markets. It features a bigger 6.7-inch display and 4,500mAh battery with support for 25W fast charging. There’s also a dual front camera with a ToF sensor. These are the key differences which set this device apart from the entire lineup, other than the obvious, which is support for 5G networks.
Our Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+ reviews are a great read if you wish to find out more about these devices. Prices start at $749 for the Galaxy S10e, $899 for the Galaxy S10, and $999 for the Galaxy S10+.
The Galaxy S10 Lite was added to the family in January 2020. Starting at 649 euro ($720), it comes with a 6.7-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 855 processor with 6/8GB RAM and 128GB of storage. In addition to its 4,500mAh battery, the handset features the same triple camera setup as the Galaxy A51, which consists of a 48MP primary, 12MP ultrawide and 5MP macro camera. A 32MP front camera is also present.
Samsung has significantly expanded its Galaxy A series in 2019. It now offers over a dozen smartphones across all price ranges. You can get a entry level device like the Galaxy A10 and a 5G-capable device like the Galaxy A90 5G.
The Galaxy A51 and the Galaxy A71 are currently the latest Galaxy phones in this series. They are the first two of the 2020 Galaxy A series to be unveiled. They come with a new macro camera and get an Infinity-O display as well.
Samsung first made the Galaxy A70s available in India for the equivalent of $412. We already have a hands-on preview of the Galaxy A70s which details our first impressions of this premium mid-range device.
Samsung introduced its Galaxy M lineup earlier this year. It’s a new budget lineup aimed primarily at India with features that were previously never seen on devices in this price range from Samsung. The series is also unique in that Samsung only sells the Galaxy M devices online.
Launched in September 2019, the Galaxy M30s is currently the newest Samsung phone in this series. It’s an upgraded version of the Galaxy M30 launched earlier this year. The device features a 6.4-inch FHD+ display with a newer Exynos 9611 processor coupled with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It also features a 48MP primary camera with an 8MP ultra-wide and 5MP depth sensor. Our Galaxy M30s device page has the full specs.
Priced at the equivalent of $200, the Galaxy M30s is now available for purchase in India. Those who are interested in picking one up can read our Galaxy M30s review to find out more about this latest budget device from Samsung.
Bear in mind that this list only tells you about the newest Samsung phone in every series, not what’s the best in a given price range. It’s to show you what the latest phone is so that you know what to look out for when buying a new Samsung smartphone.