It’s official now, Samsung unveiled the new flagship smartphone. For the first time there are two Samsung Galaxy Note phones. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ and both without headphone jack.
Samsung was the last manufacturer that keeps the headphone jack in their flagship smartphones. But this time, that’s not the case, and both Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ does not have headphone jack.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 has 6.3 inch screen (smaller than S10+), while the plus version has 6.8 inch screen. Both Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ share a lot of specifications. Just in comparison, the last year Samsung Galaxy Note 9 had 6.4 inch screen. While the display, battery size, as well as the RAM and international storage capacities are different. Both models get the same-sized S Pen.
The smaller one, Galaxy Note 10 has 2280×1080 pixels 401ppi display while the one of the bigger Galaxy Note 10+ is a 498ppi 3040×1440 pixels resolution display. Both Note 10 and 10+ are Dynamic AMOLED panels with support for HDR10+ and dynamic tone mapping.
The new Galaxy Note 10 will be available in 8GB RAM and 256GB of storage. There is no microSD card slot on the Galaxy Note 10.
The Galaxy Note 10+ does have a microSD card slot with support for cards up to 1TB capacity. Galaxy Note 10+ comes with 12GB RAM and 256GB and 512GB of storage.
There will be and 5G version of both Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ in South Korea. The international version is LTE.
Battery and color option
Both phones will be available in Auro Glow, Aura White, and Aura Black colours. But, not all the colors will be available in the all markets in the world. We still have to wait to see which color where will be available.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10, which packs a 3,500mAh battery, will also be available in Red and Pink colour options, while the bigger Galaxy Note 10+, which sports a 4,300mAh battery, will be available in a Blue colour option. The plus model support 45W Fast Charging, but the charger is sold separately. Both phones comes with 25W charger in the box.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ Specifications
There were rumors that the Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ will not be without a headphone jack, and that come true. These are the other specifications of these two flagships.
The global version of the Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ gets the just announced Exynos 9825 chipset, which brings about a slight boost in GPU performance and is based on a more efficient 7nm LPP EUV process. Other markets, like China and the US get a Snapdragon 855.
Camera of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10+
The Galaxy Note 10 has triple camera setup on the rear with 12-megapixel f/2.1 telephoto lens with optical image stabilisation (OIS) and a 45-degree field-of-view. There is also a wide-angle lens with a 12-megapixel sensor with variable aperture f/1.4-f/2.4 and 77 degree field-of-view with optimal image stabilization. And there’s the 16-megapixel ultra-wide lens with 123 degree field-of-view and f/2.2 aperture without stabilization.
The Galaxy Note 10+ model packs the same camera setup with an additional sensor at the back, next to the flash. That VGA sensor is called “DepthVision” camera and it will let you take 3D scans of objects.
Both models pack a 10-megapixel f/2.2 front camera with autofocus and 80 degree field-of-view.
Galaxy Note 10 price is $949 in the US and Note 10+ is $1,099 for the 256GB variant and $1,199 for its 512GB storage variant. Both models are now up for pre-orders and the shipping will start from August 23.
The 5G Galaxy Note 10+ model is priced at $1,299 for the 256GB model and $1,399 for the 512GB storage model.
Other things that both models include are Wireless PowerShare, AKG-tuned sound, Samsung Pay, Knox security features, and IP68 support.
Would you buy some of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10s? And what do you think about the lack of headphone jack and the beast specifications?