Samsung and Verizon to launch 5G phone in 2019

Galaxy A8s concept

U.S. telecom carrier Verizon and Samsung have announced to jointly launch one of the first commercial 5G smartphones in the USA in the first half of 2019. Lenovo will unveil the Z5s tomorrow, Samsung has scheduled an event for December 10 to unveil the Galaxy A8s. The top right placement is interesting since the Galaxy A8s and the upcoming Huawei Nova 4 will get a single cut-out-hole that's positioned on the top left corner instead.

The announcement by the companies may point to a 5G-capable Galaxy S10 that would be exclusive to Verizon.

Earlier today, Huawei too revealed the launch date of its Nova 4 which is going to feature the same tech.

Just a day after Huawei announced that its Nova 4 smartphone will launch on December 17, Samsung has now confirmed the date of the Samsung Galaxy A8s smartphone launch.

There is a fight brewing between Samsung and Huawei on who will come out on top to launch the first smartphone with a punch hole display. Huawei Nova 4 has an in-display fingerprint sensor and works on Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box. Samsung's Galaxy A8 also boasts similar features, of course, with inclusion of Infinity-O display. After this, Samsung unveiled its Foldable phone, along with the Infinity-U, Infinity-V and Infinity-O designs.

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However, YouTuber Dave Lee came up with some stunning Galaxy S10 renders based on existing rumors and leaks to show us what the phone may look like. On the back, it will house a triple camera setup- 24MP primary sensor, 10MP wide-angle sensor, 5MP depth sensor to produce good quality images. At the front, the device is expected to feature a 25-megapixel selfie camera.

Perhaps the best thing to know is that the 3.5mm headphone jack is still there on the phone.

Display-wise, a 6.44-inch, 1440 x 2960 pixel Super AMOLED looks to be in the mix, with a 511 PPI density.

United States rival Sprint has teamed up with LG to release a 5G smartphone in the first few months of 2019 ad well, although it is unclear which device will hit the shelves first.

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