Editors Liked

  • Speedy performance
  • Great (iterative) design
  • Better-placed fingerprint sensor
  • One-ups the excellent Galaxy S9 with a second rear camera for taking portrait photos
  • Dual Aperture effective in low light
  • Fun Super Slow-Mo video
  • Waterproof, wireless charging

Editors Didn't Like

  • Remains a delicate all-glass curved phone
  • Not all that different to previous-gen S8+
  • Pricey for 0.4 in of extra screen
  • Battery life isn't as good as last year's
  • Bixby Vision AR features feel half-baked
  • AR Emoji need work