5 reasons you should stick with your Galaxy S10 instead of buying the new Galaxy S20
Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider
- The Galaxy S20 represents one of the biggest leaps in Samsung's phones in years because of new features like 5G connectivity and a smooth 120Hz screen that makes for a powerful experience.
- But the Galaxy S20 starts at $1,000, which makes it a pricey upgrade. You can trade-in your Galaxy S10 for up to $600, which gives you a massive discount for the Galaxy S20. But that's still spending $400 for not much reason at all.
- The new features in the Galaxy S20 will surely feature in Samsung's next smartphone in 2021. Since the Galaxy S10 is only a year-old, it's worth saving your money until at least the next Samsung phone is released.
- Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
I'm talking about the Galaxy S20's $1,000 minimum price tag.On their own, those four numbers after the dollar symbol should deter most Galaxy S10 owners from upgrading. There isn't a slightly pared down and less expensive model like the Galaxy S10e.
Samsung does, however, give you the option to trade-in your Galaxy S10 for a huge $600 credit towards a new Galaxy S20, bringing the price tag down from $1,000 to $400. That's a pretty great deal that almost made me stop writing this article.Still, that's $400 you'd be spending over what you spent on the Galaxy S10 just one year ago. Here's a quick reminder on why your Galaxy S10 is still great, and why a massive $600 discount still doesn't justify the upgrades you'd get on the Galaxy S20:
The Galaxy S10 phones are still strong performers with great specs.
And it still looks like a modern, sleek smartphone.Advertisement
The Galaxy S10 has the same variety of camera lenses, including a regular, ultra-wide, and zoomed lens.
It's hard to justify spending $1,000 on the biggest upgrade in the Galaxy S20 that you don't get with the Galaxy S10: 5G.Advertisement
There's also the Galaxy S20's buttery-smooth 120Hz screen, but I wouldn't ditch a year-old-phone just for that feature.
- K'taka to adopt decentralised models for vaccine delivery
- Thackeray seeks 'national vaccine distribution policy'
- Respite for slum dwellers along Delhi railway tracks as Centre tells SC that no coercive steps will be taken against them
- Farmers threaten to block highways after Haryana issues order to seal borders with Punjab for two days
- Telangana ready to administer Covid vaccine: KCR to PM