Galaxy Note 10, Note 10 Plus, and Note 10 Plus 5G: Everything You Need to Know
Samsung on Wednesday revealed the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus. It’s the first run through Samsung has discharged two distinctive Note models, and there’s something other than screen size separating the two.
The new methodology should help Samsung extend the Note line to big business and buyers alike, through a littler form factor and lower price.
Some key facts you should know:
- It doesn’t have a microSD card support, the Galaxy Note 10 Plus does.
- It’s display is 6.3 inches; the Galaxy Note 10 Plus is 6.8 inches.
- Storage is locked to 256GB for the Galaxy Note 10. The Galaxy Note 10 Plus will come in 256GB or 512GB configurations.
- New hole-punch display
- So long, Bixby button
- No headphone jack
- features a single cutout, or hole punch,
- thinner and lighter than the Note 9,
- ditch the headphone jack,
- dedicated Bixby button
- The fingerprint sensor is now under the display
- S Pen
- DeX improvements
- Camera improvements
- Fast charging
- IN display fingerprint sensor
- Air Gestures
- a new 6-axis sensor
- gyroscope sensors
- acceleration sensors
- allows users to share files between a PC or Mac while using DeX
- three cameras
- added the bokeh-effect
- AR Doodle
- support Fast Wireless Charging 2.0,
- supports up to 45W wired charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G
For a limited time, Verizon Wireless will be the only carrier selling the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G. However, once that exclusive expires, more carriers will carry the 5G version of the Galaxy Note 10. The Galaxy Note 10 5G will have similar specs to the Galaxy Note 10 Plus.
- OS: Android 9.0 Pie with Samsung One UI
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
- Screen size: 6.3-inch 2,280×1080 AMOLED for Galaxy Note 10, 6.8-inch 3,040×1440 AMOLED for Galaxy Note 10 Plus
- Memory: 8GB or 12GB for Galaxy Note 10, 12GB for Galaxy Note 10 Plus, Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G
- Storage: 256GB for Galaxy Note 10, 256GB or 512GB for Galaxy Note 10 Plus, Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G
- External storage: Galaxy Note 10 Plus, Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G
- Rear Cameras: 12-megapixel rear f/2.1 telephoto, f/1.5 and f/2.4 super speed dual pixel dual aperture camera, 16-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide camera. 3D depth vision camera on Galaxy Note 10 Plus only.
- Front camera: 10-megapixel f/2.2 front-facing camera
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 LE
- Battery: Galaxy Note 10 3,500mAh, Galaxy Note 10 Plus 4,300mAh
- Dimensions (Galaxy Note 10): 151.0 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm and 168 grams
- Dimensions (Galaxy Note 10 Plus): 162.3 x 77.2 x 7.9 mm and 196 grams
- Colors: Aura Glow, Aura White, Aura Black, and Aura Blue (Galaxy Note 10 Plus only)
Samsung Galaxy Note 10: How and where to buy
- Pre-orders start at 9 pm PT on Aug. 7
- Full availability starts Aug. 23
- Deals available at Samsung, Verizon, T-Mobile, and elsewhere
If you want to buy the Galaxy Note 10 unlocked, you can pre-order it directly from Samsung beginning Aug. 7. If you buy one between Aug. 8 and Aug. 22, you’ll get a $150 Samsung credit card for the Galaxy Note 10 Plus or Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G. Alternatively, you can get $100 for the standard Galaxy Note 10. And if you trade in an eligible phone, you’ll get up to $60 credit.
Verizon is offering all three Galaxy Note 10 models, alongside some pretty impressive discounts. For instance, if you buy a Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G on a payment plan, you’ll get a second Galaxy Note 10 for free (or $950 toward a second Galaxy Note 10 or Galaxy S10 model). A new line of service and an unlimited plan are required, and the credit is applied over 24 or 36 months.
T-Mobile, too, will carry the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus, but the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G will arrive at a later date. If you buy a Galaxy Note 10 or Note 10 Plus, T-Mobile will give you a second Note 10 for free — or $950 toward a Note 10 Plus if you open a new line. You can also trade-in for up to $300 credit toward a Note 10 or Note 10 Plus.
AT&T will have the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus right away, and it expects to have the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G in the coming months. From what we can tell, AT&T is not offering any special deals, though you can get any model on AT&T Next.
Last but not least, Sprint is offering the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus as well — and you can get them on a lease at half price. That price is only available during the pre-order phase, however.