Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ with Triple-Rear Cameras, Exynos 9825 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications
Samsung has finally launched its latest flagship smartphones, Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus at Galaxy Unpacked event in New York on Wednesday. As rumored before, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 comes with the S-Pen support in a very compact form factor, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus comes with a 6.8-inch screen – the biggest screen ever got in the Galaxy Note series.
Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ both shares almost similar specifications with some notable differences among them. Some of the most common differences among both of these devices can be seen in the display, battery size, as well as the RAM and internal storage capacities. Let’s take a closer look at each of the devices one by one.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ Specifications
The all-new Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ comes with a 6.8-inch WQHD+ (3040×1440 pixels) resolution Super AMOLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio and 498 PPI. The display on Galaxy Note 10+ also supports HDR10+ and dynamic tone mapping. It comes with an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner for blazing-fast authentication.
Under the hood, the Galaxy Note 10+ is powered by the latest Samsung’s own octa-core Exynos 9825 SoC which is based on 7nm fabrication process. The Galaxy Note 10+ will come with 256GB and 512GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded up to 1TB of storage via an external MicroSD card. Further, it comes with 12GB of RAM which is coupled with both of the storage variants. Samsung will also launch a 5G variant in its home market.
In the camera department, the Galaxy Note 10+ sports a triple rear camera setup. There is a 12-megapixel f/2.1 telephoto lens with optical image stabilization (OIS) and a 45-degree field-of-view. Then there’s a wide-angle lens with a 12-megapixel sensor with a variable aperture from f/1.4 to f/2.4 and a 77-degree field-of-view as well as optical image stabilization. At last, there’s the ultra-wide lens with a 123-degree field-of-view paired with a 16-megapixel f/2.2 sensor, which lacks any kind of stabilization.
Along with this triple rear camera setup, Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ also packs an additional at the back that is placed next to the flash. Samsung is calling this VGA sensor the “DepthVision” camera, and it will let you take 3D scans of objects. Apart from this, the Galaxy Note 10+ also packs a 10-megapixel f/2.2 selfie camera with autofocus and an 80-degree field-of-view.
Camera in the Galaxy Note 10+ comes with a lot of modifications and features. There are all four live focus modes available that include Blur, Big Circle, Colour Point, and Glitch. Each of them let you apply effects to the background in your photos as well as videos. There is also a new Zoom-in Mic feature enabled in the Galaxy Note 10 series that let you boost the sound of the person you focus while recording videos.
Apart from this, Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ runs on the latest Android 9 Pie out of the box. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ax with support for VHT80 MU-MIMO and 1024QAM, that boosts the theoretical upload and download speed up to 1.2Gbps, LTE with up to 2Gbps download speeds, Bluetooth v5, USB Type-C, NFC, and GPS/Galileo/Glonass/BeiDou. As rumored before, there is no headphone jack available on either of these phones.
Sensors available on Galaxy Note 10+ includes an accelerometer, a barometer, a gyro sensor, a geomagnetic sensor, a Hall sensor, an RGB light sensor, and a proximity sensor. Additionally,, Galaxy Note 10+ is fuelled by a 4,300mAh battery with fast charging support.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Specifications
As mentioned above, Galaxy Note 10 and Note+ shares almost similar specifications, but with some notable differences. The Galaxy Note 10 features a 6.3-inch FHD+ (2280×1080 pixels) resolution Super AMOLED display with 19:9 aspect ratio and 401 PPI. The display on Galaxy Note 10+ also supports HDR10+ and dynamic tone mapping. It also comes with an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner for blazing-fast authentication.
The Galaxy Note 10 is also powered by the same Exynos 9825 SoC. The Galaxy Note 10 will be available in a single 8GB RAM and 256GB storage LTE variant in international markets. While there will also be a 5G variant in the Samsung’s home market that will pack 12GB of RAM. There’s no microSD card slot on the Galaxy Note 10.
In the camera department, there are no differences among both of these phones. Both of the smartphones share the similar triple rear camera module at the back and 10-megapixel front shooter.
Apart from this, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 also runs on the latest Android 9 Pie out of the box. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ax with support for VHT80 MU-MIMO and 1024QAM, that boosts the theoretical upload and download speed up to 1.2Gbps, LTE with up to 2Gbps download speeds, Bluetooth v5, USB Type-C, NFC, and GPS/Galileo/Glonass/BeiDou. It also has the same set of sensors. The Galaxy Note 10 is fuelled by a 3,500mAh battery with fast charging support.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 & Galaxy Note 10+ Price and Availability
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 price is set at $949 (approx Rs. 67,400), while the Galaxy Note 10+ starts at $1,099 (approx Rs. 78,100) for the 256GB storage variant, and $1,199 (approx Rs. 85,200) for its 512GB storage variant. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G model is priced at $1,299.99 (approx Rs. 92,300) for the 256GB storage version, and $1,399.99 (approx Rs. 97,400) for the 512GB storage version.
Both of the non-5G models will go up for pre-orders in the US from today itself and will start shipping from August 23. While the 5G variants will go on pre-orders exclusively via Verizon in the US from midnight on August 8, and start shipping from August 23.
The Galaxy Note 10 will be available in Red, Pink, Auro Glow, Aura White, and Aura Black colors. While the Galaxy Note 10+ will be available in Blue, Auro Glow, Aura White, and Aura Black colors.