When Galaxy Note 9 was released last year, not so many changes were seen. compared to its predecessor, the Note 8. Pundits say that it was a boring upgrade of the Note 8. However, this year, Samsung did not disappoint when launched Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus and the Galaxy Note 10. Note 10 Plus has many impressive features that you would expect from a flagship phone. Some of the upgrades seen in this phone include long battery life, improved display and camera performance and more improved S pen with plenty of new features.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus design and display
As we would expect for a high-end phone, Note 10 Plus has impeccable design and contains premium grade materials. The back is made of Gorilla Glass 6 while the frame is made of aluminum. This phone is lighter and more balanced despite its large display. The bezels are almost non-existence, and the chin is the smallest ever seen in a smartphone. Unlike other phones, Note 10 Plus right side is clean. The left side of the frame is where the volume rocker and the power bottom sit. The USB type C and the S pen all sit on the bottom side.
The Note 10 plus features a huge 6.8 display Dynamic AMOLED which is better than super AMOLED. Its large screen features 1440 by 3040 pixels resolution, 19:9 aspect ratio, and 498 PPOI. This display supports HDR10+. The Punch hole that houses the selfie camera is so small and almost obtrusive. If you are looking for a phone with a quality display, then you won’t go wrong if you choose the Note 10 Plus. This phone has one of the best displays on the market.
Software, hardware, and performance
Note 10 runs on the new OneUI software on Android 9 Pie. This software was first introduced on the Galaxy S10 series and has many amazing features that enhance user experience. The S pen that this phone features is easy to use and is equipped with a couple of new features.
Note 10 plus is equipped with snapdragon 855 chipset. This is the most powerful chipset ever used in an android smartphone. This chipset is an octa-core and features two Mongoose cores clocked at 2.73GHz, two medium Cortex-A 75 cores clocked at 2.40 GHz, and four energy-efficient Cortex A55 clocked at 1.95GHz. It also features a powerful Mali G76 MP12 GPU. 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage support the chipset. In terms of performance, the Note 10 is among the most powerful phones on the market. It can perform complex tasks that most average phones can’t
The Note 10 plus camera comes with the same camera as that found on S10 and S10 plus. However, it comes with a couple of improvements in software and hardware. The main camera tray features three sensors, including the 12MP primary sensor with variable aperture, 12MP telephoto sensor, and a 16MP ultra-wide-angle sensor. The selfie camera features a 10MP camera. The quality of photos taken by Note 10 camera is excellent. You can also use the inbuilt software to enhance your image and video quality.
The Note series smartphones are known to have good batteries. However, on Note 10 Plus, Samsung went a notch higher and powered this phone by a powerful 4300mAh non-removable battery. This battery is perfect for game lovers as it can last for up to 5 hours of continuous gaming. The Note 10 plus supports two fast charging speed, the 45W and 25W. However, the phone comes with 25W type C fast charger that can refill 64% of the battery in 30 minutes.
- Strong performance
- Amazing battery life
- Impeccable camera
- Improved S pen features
- Fast battery charging
- Amazing OLED display
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus is a great phone with many amazing premium-grade features. It is one of the most powerful phones that Samsung has ever built. This phone can handle anything that you throw at it. We recommend it to anyone who wants to own a high-performance phone.
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)|
|Dimensions||162.3 x 77.2 x 7.9mm|
|Material||Aluminum frame, Front/back Gorilla Glass 6|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)|
|Protection||IP68 dust/water resistant (up-to 1.5m for 30 minutes)|
|Extras||Stylus - Bluetooth integration, accelerometer, gyro|
|Technology||Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Size||6.8 inches, (~91.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen resolution||1440 pixels x 3040 pixels, (~498 PPI), 19:9 ratio|
|Display protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 6|
|Other display features||HDR10+, Always-on display|
|Card Slot||Yes, MicroSD card up to 1TB - hybrid slot|
|Operating System||Android 9.0 Pie; One UI|
|Chipset||Exynos 9825 (7nm)|
|Processor||Octa-core (2x2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2x2.4 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4x1.9 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Single||10MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF|
|Features||Dual video call, Auto-HDR,|
|Quad||12MP, f/1.5-2.4, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS|
12MP, f/2.1, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
16MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm, Super Steady video
TOF 3D VGA camera
|Features||LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama|
|Video Recording||2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@960fps, HDR10+, dual-video rec., stereo sound rec., gyro-EIS & OIS|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS||A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|Bluetooth||v5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX|
|USB||v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Loudspeaker||Yes (stereo speakers)|
|3.5mm headphone jack||No|
|More features||Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, 32-bit/384kHz audio, Dolby Atmos sound, Tuned by AKG|
|Charging||Fast battery charging 45W|
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Qi wireless charging 15W
Power bank/Reverse wireless charging 9W
Bixby natural language commands and dictation
Samsung DeX (desktop experience support)
|Available colors||Aura Glow, Aura White, Aura Black, Aura Blue|