It is here, folks. The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note10 has finally gone official and as rumored, the 3.5 mm headphone is gone and so, if you are planning to use other wired headphones other than the supplied Type-C plug unit, you will need a dongle. No more laughing at Apple or other handset makers who have long ditched the 3.5 mm headphone jack. Alas, the evil has triumph.

Samsung Galaxy Note10 Smartphone

But in return, it promised to have the “most powerful Galaxy Note suite of productivity and creativity tools” along “with enhanced S Pen and pro-grade camera.” We shan’t dig into the design. Samsung is becoming like Apple; the aesthetic is stagnant. In other words, one look and you know it is a Note. And oh, it now comes in two sizes (namely Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy Note10+), plus there’s a 5G model (Galaxy Note10+ 5G) too because 2019.

Samsung Galaxy Note10 Smartphone

Here is a rundown of the specifications in easy-to-read table format. If you prefer, keep going for the infographics for the specs overview.

Samsung Galaxy Note10 Specifications

 
Galaxy Note10
Galaxy Note10+
Display6.3-inch FHD+
Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display,
2,280 x 1,080 (401ppi)
HDR10+ Certified
6.8-inch Quad HD+
Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display
3,040 × 1,440 (498ppi)
HDR10+ Certified
CameraRear: Triple Camera
- Ultra Wide: 16 MP f2.2 (123°)
- Wide-angle: 12 MP 2PD AF f1.5/f2.4 OIS (77°)
- Telephoto: 12 MP f2.1 OIS (45°)

Front: 10 MP 2PD AF f2.2 (80°)
Rear: Quad Camera
- Ultra Wide: 16 MP f2.2 (123°)
- Wide-angle: 12 MP 2PD AF f1.5/f2.4 OIS (77°)
- Telephoto: 12 MP f2.1 OIS (45°)
- DepthVision Camera: VGA

Front: 10 MP 2PD AF f2.2 (80°)
Body71.8 x 151.0 x 7.9 mm, 168g
(BLE S Pen: 5.8 × 4.35 × 105.08 mm, 3.04g)
77.2 x 162.3 x 7.9 mm, 196g
(BLE S Pen: 5.8 × 4.35 × 105.08 mm, 3.04g)

*Galaxy Note10+ 5G mmWave model weighs 198g.
AP- 7 nm 64-bit Octacore processor (Max. 2.7 GHz + 2.4 GHz + 1.9 GHz)
- 7 nm 64-bit Octacore processor (Max. 2.8 GHz + 2.4 GHz + 1.7 GHz)

* May differ by market and mobile operator.
Memory- 8 GB RAM with 256 GB internal storage
(LTE model only)

- 12 GB RAM with 256 GB internal storage
(5G model only)
- 12 GB RAM with 256 GB internal storage
- 12 GB RAM with 512 GB internal storage
SIM CardLTE
Dual SIM: one Nano SIM and one Nano SIM

5G
Single SIM: one Nano SIM

LTE
Dual SIM (Hybrid): one Nano SIM and one Nano SIM or one MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)

5G
Single SIM: one Nano SIM and one MicroSD slot (up to 1TB)

Battery3,500 mAh (typical)4,300 mAh (typical)
OSAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
NetworkLTE
Enhanced 4x4 MIMO, Up to 7CA, LAA, LTE Cat.20
- Up to 2.0 Gbps Download / Up to 150 Mbps Upload
*Actual speed may vary depending on market, carrier and user environment.

5G
5G Non Standalone (NSA), Sub6 / mmWave
*Requires optimal 5G connection. Actual spend may vary depending on market, mobile operator and user environment.


ConnectivityWiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4/5 GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM
- Up to 1.2 Gbps Download / Up to 1.2 Gbps Upload
*May differ by market and mobile operator.
Bluetooth® v5.0, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo*, Glonass, BeiDou*)
*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain markets.
PaymentNFC, MST
*May differ by market, mobile operator and service providers.
SensorsAccelerometer, 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)
AuthenticationLock Type: Pattern, PIN, Password
Biometric Lock Types: Fingerprint sensor, Face recognition
AudioStereo speakers and earphones: Sound by AKG
(In-box earphones: Type-C plug, hybrid canal type, 2way dynamic unit)
Surround sound with Dolby Atmos technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus included)

Audio Playback Format:
MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF, APE
VideoMP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
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The Samsung Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy Note10+ will be available in three colorways, namely, Aura Glow, Aura White and Aura Black, starting from August 23, 2019. In the pricing department, the Samsung Galaxy Note10 unlocked will sell for $949.99 while the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ starts at $1,099.99. As for the 5G variety, it is, as of now, exclusively available via Verizon with a bank-breaking starting price of $1,299.99.

You can learn more the new Samsung Galaxy Note10 HERE, or if you are so incline, you can reserve a unit starting today over at this website.

All images courtesy of Samsung.

Published by Mike chua

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