Unlike previous years, Samsung is introducing two new Galaxy Note 10 smartphones this time around. A regular Note 10 and a slightly-bigger Note 10 Plus. By the looks of it, the Note 10 Plus aligns more with the company’s Note 9, launched last year, whereas, the Note 10 appears to be a new addition to the Note-lineup, that offers a (relatively) compact size and has a stylus.

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  1. Although the two smartphones share a lot of similar specifications and only differ in a few aspects, there are a few interesting things that you must know before making a buying decision. Here are a few of them-
  2. When put next to each other, both smartphones share the same design language, with an all metal-and-glass body, that exuberates a good design-build and finish. The bezels appear non-existent and offer a much-larger screen-estate than most smartphones in the market.
  3. The smartphones have a hole-punch cut out to contain the selfie camera, which sits right in the center and has a smaller diameter than the previous hole-punch camera designs.
  4. An ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner, located under the display, similar to the size of the one on S10, is used to authenticate users on the device and enhance its security.
  5. Both smartphones have an IP68 rating, allowing them to withstand dust, dirt, and sand, and up to 1.5m of water immersion.
  6. The two smartphones sport the same display technology – a Curved Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O display, with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection on top. But, differ in the display size, with the Note 10 coming in at 6.3-inch with an FHD+ (2280×1080 pixels) resolution, and the Note 10 Plus, with a bigger 6.8-inch Quad HD+ (3040 × 1440 pixels) resolution.
  7. In terms of performance, both Note 10 and Note 10 Plus come with a 7nm Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor with Adreno 640 GPU (for the Global variant) and a 7nm Octa-Core Samsung Exynos 9825 processor with Mali-G76 MP12 GPU (for the Indian variant), running under the hood.
  8. Although the smartphones share the same processor at their core, they differ in the amount of RAM and internal storage offered. With the Note 10, users get only one configuration: 8GB RAM and 256GB UFS 3.0 storage (non-expandable). On the other hand, the Note 10 Plus offers 12GB of RAM and 256GB / 512GB of UFS 3.0 expandable (up to 1TB using microSD card) storage.
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  10. For optics, both smartphones feature the same camera specifications, except for the addition of a DepthVision camera on the Note 10 Plus. On the rear, they sport a triple camera setup (12MP primary dual-pixel camera with f/1.5/f/2.4 variable aperture and OIS + 12MP telephoto lens with 45° FoV, f/2.4 aperture, and OIS + 16MP 123° ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture) with LED flash. Coming to the front, both have the same 10MP dual-pixel front-facing camera, with 80° wide-angle lens and f/2.2 aperture.
  11. With high-performance internals and an OLED display, the smartphones require a larger capacity battery to last through a day of use. For which, Samsung is offering a 3500mAh with fast charging and Wireless PowerShare on Note 10 and a 4300mAh with up to 45W fast wired charging and Wireless PowerShare on Note 10 Plus.
  12. The Note 10 and Note 10 Plus comes with USB Type-C audio, and AKG-tuned Stereo speakers and earphones, for better sound quality. Sadly, for the first time ever on a Galaxy Note series, the headphone jack goes missing.

Both smartphones come with a redesigned S Pen with up to 10 hours of battery standby time and improved usability and scope of use.

Pricing and Availability

The Note 10 comes in only one configuration: 8GB RAM / 256GB storage, and starts at $949 in the US and Rs 69,999 in India. On the other hand, the bigger of the two, Note 10 Plus, starts at $1,099 for the 12GB / 256GB variant in the US (Rs 79,999 in India), and for $100 more a 512GB storage variant.

Both the smartphones go on pre-order today and will start shipping August 23. Besides the two variants, Samsung is also launching a third variant for Note 10, the Note 10 5G, which will be exclusively available for Verizon and go on pre-order on August 23. Stay tuned to TechPP for a complete review on these smartphones.

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