Samsung’s 2019 super phone comes in two sizes – Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and the bigger Note10 Plus. They both have rear triple camera, can record 4k video, support S pen, have stereo speakers, come with a pair of USB-C headphones, and come in LTE and 5G versions.
The triple camera setup on both phones includes a 12MP sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS) and dual aperture (f/1.5 and f/2.4), a telephoto camera with a 12MP sensor and OIS, and a 16MP 123° ultra wide-angle camera. In addition, the Note10+ has a 3D ToF depth sensor.
Both Samsung Galaxy Note 10 models have centered punch holes for their 10MP selfie cameras, giving them a clean assymetric look. And – Hallelujah – The Bixby button is nowhere to be found on either phone. Both devices are Wifi 6 phones.
Both displays are Dynamic AMOLED and notchless. The differences start with the sizes and resolutions of their displays. The Note 10 has a 6.3-inch notchless display, while the Note10 Plus has a massive 6.8″ display.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note10 Plus Shared Specs
- 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz; CDMA 800 / 1900 for US market
- 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz; CDMA2000 1xEV-DO – US market.
- 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 20(800) / 38(2600) / 40(2300) / 41(2500).
- 5G mobile networks bands: Yes, on 5G models only.
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Single and Dual SIM options
- Software / OS: Android 9 Pie + One UI
- Display: Dynamic AMOLED with tone mapping, with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
- Build: IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Colours: Aura Glow, Aura White and Aura Black
- S Pen support: Bluetooth LE, accelerometer and gyroscope for motion controls
- Main camera: 12 megapixels, f/1.5 and f/2.4 dual aperture, OIS
- Telephoto camera: 12 megapixels, f/2.1, 45-degree
- Wide-angle camera: 16 megapixels, f/2.2
- Selfie camera: 10 megapixels, f/2.2
- Sensors: In-screen fingerprint sensor, ambient light, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, barometer, SpO2
- Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX
- WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, hotspot
- GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS.
- USB: 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
- Audio: USB-C connector. No 3.5mm audio jack. Dolby Atmos/AKG sound.
- Loudspeaker: Stereo speakers
- Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
- FM Radio: No.
- Battery Charging: Fast charging. Fast wireless charging. Reverse wireless charging
- Announced: August 7th, 2019
- Availability: August 23rd, 2019.
Samsung Galaxy Note10 Plus Specs
- Model: SM-N976N
- Dimensions: 158.5 x 74.7 x 7.7 mm
- Weight: 165 g
- Screen: 6.8-inch, 3040 x 1440 pixels
- Processor: Exynos 9825
- RAM: 12GB
- Storage: 256GB / 512GB UFS 3.0,
- Memory Card: Yes; microSD up to 1TB (hybrid slot).
- Battery: 4,300mAh + 45W fast charging
- Extra Camera: VGA 3D ToF camera
- Price: $1,099 and €1,099, respectively for the 12GB/256GB variant, and $1,199/€1,199 for the 12GB/256GB variant. The 12GB/256GB is selling for ₦384,000 in Nigeria.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 specs
- Model: SM-N976N
- Dimensions: 151 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm
- Weight: 168 g
- Processor: Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855
- Screen: 6.3-inch, 2280 x 1080 pixels
- RAM: 8GB (12GB on 5G version)
- Storage: 256GB / 512Gb UFS 3.0,
- Memory Card: no microSD expansion
- Battery: 3,500mAh + 25W fast charging
- Price: From $949 in the USA and €949 in Europe. In Nigeria, the price of the Galaxy Note 10 os ₦330,000.
MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note10 Plus are Samsung’s super phones of the year 2019 – and they bring big, powerful guns to the fight. These phones are pretty much the best of the best in the market, if that’s what you are after.
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