This is the long awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus, and it is the company’s latest flagship phone in 2019 with Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O display, in-display ultrasonic fingerprint scanner and they are both powered by either Snapdragon 855 or Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9825 7nm SoCs depending on the region.
The South Korean tech giant, Samsung recently announced the Exynos 9 Series 9825 SoC based on 7nm EUV process tech to power the Galaxy Note10 series. Well, it sounds awkward but the Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus are the company’s 10th flagship of 2019.
It is fascinating to point out how Samsung will convince you to purchase the Galaxy Note 10 series, when we already have the Galaxy S10E, S10, S10 Plus, S10 5G, Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Fold 5G variant, Note 10, Note 10 Plus, and the rumored 5G variants of each of those.
Aside from that, the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus are definitely the best of phones, you can easily purchase right now. You can even pre-order the device right now in Nigeria.
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Galaxy Note 10 & Note 10+ Similar Specs
*. Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform (Max. 2.8 GHz + 2.4 GHz + 1.7 GHz) with Adreno 640 GPU / Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9825 7nm processor (Max. 2.7 GHz + 2.4 GHz + 1.9 GHz) with Mali-G76 MP12 GPU
*. OS: Android 9.0 (Pie)
*. SIM: Single / Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
*. Front camera: 10-megapixels Dual Pixel front-facing camera with 80° wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture
*. Water and dust resistant (IP68)
*. Stereo speakers and earphones tuned by AKG, Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology, USB Type-C audio
*. Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor
*. Sensors: Accelerometer, Barometer, Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB light sensor; BLE S Pen: 6-axis Sensor including Gyro Sensor and Acceleration Sensor
*. Network and connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE / 5G (Note10+), Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO,1024QAM, Bluetooth 5, GPS with GLONASS, NFC, MST, USB Type-C
They are major differences of Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus, starting from the Screen display, RAM, Storage variant, Battery, and some extensive camera features in the Note 10 Plus. Samsung excluded the headphone jack on both Galaxy Note 10 series.
While the similarities includes the processor, S-pen, camera features, in-display fingerprint sensor scanner. Samsung did not just announce one variant of its Galaxy Note 10, but two of it, which is the Plus version and we are here for it.
Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus arrives with a Dynamic AMOLED with tone mapping, and the company’s signature sits around the phone, which is the almost-not-seen bezels at the top and bottom of the display.
The curved screen helps removes the bezels around the sides, and the hole-punch camera is even thinner than the Galaxy S10. The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus will be available in Aura Glow, Aura White and Aura Black colors.
While the Aura Blue color will be exclusively at Best Buy and Samsung.com, in carrier and Unlocked by Samsung versions in the U.S. It supports IP68 ratings water and dust resistance.
The both Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus are both powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 or Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9825 7nm SoCs, but it totally depends on the region. They also run on Android 9.0 (Pie) with OneUI out of the box.
Headphone jack isn’t the only amazing feature to leave the latest Samsung flagship phone, the Bixby button is gone. But long-press option on the power button can activate it, double-press of the power button still launches the camera.
The Note 10 and Note 10 Plus comes with a triple rear cameras setup, which consists of a primary 12-megapixel Dual Pixel and Dual Aperture primary sensor, 16-megapixel Ultra Wide Lens with a 123-degree field of view and a 12-megapixel Telephoto lens.
Both phone sports a small thinner selfie cut-out for a 10-megapixel Dual Pixel front-facing camera. Galaxy Note 10 Plus comes with an extra VGA depth-of-field camera.
Other Samsung service features on the phone includes Bixby, Samsung Health, Samsung Pay and Samsung DeX. Microsoft has already partner with Samsung, but the DeX feature is still available for users to work between their phone and a PC or Mac with a simple, compatible USB connection.
The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ also ship with a brand new video editor app, which lets you edit videos on-the-go. Both phones support wired fast charging and Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 as well as new Wireless PowerShare feature to charge Qi compatible devices on the back of the phones.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is an Android powered Smartphone, and it packs a 6.3-inch FHD+ (2280×1080 pixels) Curved Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O display with 401ppi, HDR10+, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection, with its metal and glass design combination.
It is available in a single 8GB RAM option, with a 256GB UFS 3.0 internal storage, and unfortunately, you can’t expand the storage. And the Galaxy Note 10 is fueled by a 3,500mAh battery capacity.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Specs
*. Display: 6.3-inch FHD+ (2280×1080 pixels) Curved Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O display with 401ppi, HDR10+, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
*. RAM: 8GB
*. Storage: 256GB storage (UFS 3.0)
*. Back Cameras: 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.5/f/2.4 variable aperture, OIS, 12MP Telephoto lens with 45° FoV, f/2.4 aperture, OIS, 16MP 123° Ultra Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture
*. Dimensions: 71.8 x 151.0 x 7.9mm
*. Weight: 168g
*. Battery: 3,500mAh battery with fast Charging both on wired and wireless (WPC and PMA) charging, Wireless PowerShare
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
It is impressive as Samsung makes the large and massive Note 10 Plus thinner, and feels light weighted, which is unlike other big mobile phones out there on the markets.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus arrives with a 6.8-inch Quad HD+ (3040 × 1440 pixels) Curved Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O display with 498ppi, HDR10+, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection with the same design.
The Galaxy Note 10+ sports the same triple rear camera as the Note 10. But Samsung adds an extra VGA depth-of-field camera, which is a DepthVision or ToF rear camera that can take a scan of an object, and instantly turn it into a movable 3D rendering.
It is available in a 12GB RAM with 256GB / 512GB storage (UFS 3.0), expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD. It is fueled by a 4,300mAh battery capacity.
The Galaxy Note10+ also supports Super Fast Charging that promises one day of battery life with just 30 minutes of charge with 45W wired charging capability, but you have to get the 45W charger separately.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Specs
*. Display: 6.8-inch Quad HD+ (3040 × 1440 pixels) Curved Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O display with 498ppi, HDR10+, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection
*. RAM: 12GB
*. Storage: 256GB / 512GB storage (UFS 3.0), expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
*. Cameras: 12MP Dual Pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.5/f/2.4 variable aperture, OIS, 12MP Telephoto lens with 45° FoV, f/2.4 aperture, OIS, 16MP 123° Ultra Wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture, VGA DepthVision Camera
*. Dimensions: 77.2 x 162.3 x 7.9mm
*. Weight: 196g (5G: 198g)
*. Battery: 4,300mAh battery with up to 45W fast wired charging, wireless (WPC and PMA) charging, Wireless PowerShare
The Note 10 S-Pen now works like a wand
There is the S-pen with a unibody design, which supports Bluetooth LE, Accelerometer and gyroscope for motion controls is also attached to the both phones. Samsung said that the headphone was exempted to enlarge the battery capacity of the phone.
The S Pen for Galaxy Note 10 now works like a wand, all thanks to the added air gestures. It is more like a Bluetooth stylus that now communicates gesture commands with its paired smartphone wirelessly.
With the Air gesture feature available on the Note 10 S-pen, you’ll be able to control the Note 10 and Note 10+ with a wave of the stylus, this is totally an improved feature than the Galaxy Note 9‘s S-pen remote control feature.
The Stylus pen with a six-axis motion, Accelerometer, Gyroscope sensor determines how its being held and in what direction in space it’s being moved. You can also control in-app features for Spotify, YouTube, and other media apps. Sooner, or later we will see more games and apps getting customized controls in the near future, as Samsung opens the Air Actions SDK to developers.
With the remote control feature, you can trigger the camera shutter or advancing PowerPoint slides. The air gesture works best with the camera app, as you quickly switch modes and zoom in and out. Samsung made the S-pen useful for both gamers and vloggers, while the battery is meant to last hours on a single charge.
It is stylish, flexible, enhanced to work the better than the previous generation. Writing gets much more better, as it converts writing to digital text, and it even designs the colors of the text. The S Pen also works with the video editor, which could make it easier to select the exact moment you want to edit.
Price of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 & Note 10 Plus
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is available in a single variant, which is the 8GB + 256GB. While the Note 10 Plus comes in different models, there is the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 12GB in 256GB and 512GB internal storage.
These will roll out globally starting from August 23, 2019. And you can pre-order from Samsung Online Shop, Flipkart, Amazon.in,Paytm and Tata CLiQ starting today. The prices includes:
*. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 8GB + 256GB – $949.99, which is around N340,100, Rs. 67,520,
*. Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 12GB + 256GB – $1099.99, which is around N393,442, Rs. 78,180
*. Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 12GB + 512GB – $1199.99, which is around N400,960, Rs. 85,290
*. Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G 12GB + 256GB – $1299.99, which is around N465,400, Rs. 92,400
*. Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G 12GB + 512GB- $1399.99, which is around N501,200, Rs. 99,505.