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Samsung Galaxy Note 10: All you need to know

Concluding months of speculation, leaks, and rumors, Samsung has officially unveiled its Galaxy Note 10 lineup. After the success of the Galaxy S10 family, Samsung has gone all out to replicate the feat with the Note 10 line-up. And while we’re yet to see how the device performs in the wild, the beefy spec-sheet gives us plenty of reasons to be optimistic.

So, without further ado, let’s see what the devices have in store.

Specifications

Galaxy Note 10

  • 6.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display at 2280×1080, 401 PPI, HDR10+ support
  • 7nm 64-bit Octa-CoreSnapdragon 855 Processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 256GB Storage
  • Triple rear camera — F2.2, 123˚ FoV, 16MP Ultra Wide Camera; F1.5/F2.4, OIS, 77˚ FoV, 12MP Wide-angle Camera; F2.1, OIS, 45˚ FoV, 12MP Telephoto Camera
  • Front camera — F2.2, Autofocus, 80° FoV, 10MP
  • Android 9 Pie with One UI 1.5
  • 3500mAh Battery with 25W Wired and 12W Wireless charging
  • S Pen
  • Two Nano SIMs
  • No 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • No Micro-SD Slot
  • IP68 Rated
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Color options — Aura Glow, Aura Black, Aura White, Aura Red, Aura Pink

Galaxy Note 10 Plus

  • 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display at 3040×1440, 498 PPI, HDR10+ support
  • 7nm 64-bit Octa-CoreSnapdragon 855 Processor
  • 12GB RAM
  • 256/512GB Storage
  • Quad Rear Camera — F2.2, 123˚ FoV, 16MP Ultra Wide Camera; F1.5/F2.4, OIS, 77˚ FoV, 12MP Wide-angle Camera; F2.1, OIS, 45˚ FoV, 12MP Telephoto Camera, F1.4, 72˚ FoV, VGA Depth Vision Camera
  • Front camera — F2.2, Autofocus, 80° FoV, 10MP
  • Android 9 Pie with One UI 1.5
  • 4300mAh Battery with 45W Wired and 15W Wireless charging
  • S Pen
  • One Nano Sim and One Hybrid Slot
  • No 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Micro-SD Expansion up to 1TB
  • IP68 Rated
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Color options — Aura Glow, Aura Black, Aura White, Aura Blue

Galaxy Note 10 5G

  • 6.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display at 2280×1080, 401 PPI, HDR10+ support
  • 7nm 64-bit Octa-CoreSnapdragon 855 Processor
  • 12GB RAM
  • 256GB Storage
  • Triple rear camera — F2.2, 123˚ FoV, 16MP Ultra Wide Camera; F1.5/F2.4, OIS, 77˚ FoV, 12MP Wide-angle Camera; F2.1, OIS, 45˚ FoV, 12MP Telephoto Camera
  • Front camera — F2.2, Autofocus, 80° FoV, 10MP
  • Android 9 Pie with One UI 1.5
  • 3500mAh Battery with 25W Wired and 12W Wireless charging
  • S Pen
  • One Nano Sim
  • No 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • No Micro-SD Slot
  • IP68 Rated
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Color options — Aura Glow, Aura Black, Aura White, Aura Red, Aura Pink

Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G

  • 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display at 3040×1440, 498 PPI, HDR10+ support
  • 7nm 64-bit Octa-CoreSnapdragon 855 Processor
  • 12GB RAM
  • 256/512GB Storage
  • Quad Rear Camera — F2.2, 123˚ FoV, 16MP Ultra Wide Camera; F1.5/F2.4, OIS, 77˚ FoV, 12MP Wide-angle Camera; F2.1, OIS, 45˚ FoV, 12MP Telephoto Camera, F1.4, 72˚ FoV, VGA Depth Vision Camera
  • Front camera — F2.2, Autofocus, 80° FoV, 10MP
  • Android 9 Pie with One UI 1.5
  • 4300mAh Battery with 45W Wired and 15W Wireless charging
  • S Pen
  • One Nano SIM and one microSD slot
  • No 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Micro-SD Expansion up to 1TB
  • IP68 Rated
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Color options — Aura Glow, Aura Black, Aura White, Aura Blue

Price and availability

  • Starting price $950 for Note 10 | $1100 for Note 10 Plus
  • Note 10 Plus 5G will be available on Verizon on August 23rd

The regular Note 10 will start at $950, whereas the bigger Note 10+ will set you back at least $1100.

Pre-orders for the devices begin on August 8 at 12:01 AM ET. If you order your Note 10 between August 8th and August 22nd, you’ll get Samsung credit up to $150. To sweeten the deal, the company’s also offering a free Wireless Charging Duo and Galaxy Watch Active with every pre-order.

If you’re waiting for the Note 10+ 5G, it’ll be available on Verizon from August 23rd. The device will come to other major carriers, such as AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, in the near future.

Software Update

The Galaxy Note 10 family is Samsung’s final flagships of 2019. The phones have been blessed with bleeding-edge hardware and unchallenged flagship status, guaranteeing superfast updates.

Both devices come with Android Pie out of the box and are in line to get the next Android OS, Android 10, in the first wave, alongside the S10 lineup.

Check out our comprehensive Note 10 update page to learn all about released/expected updates.

To check for and install an update, go to Settings > Software update > Download and install.

Tips and tricks

The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 plus are exceptional devices in their own right. They have incredible internals, a spectacular screen, and attractive color options that are bound to turn heads.

Samsung flagships usually come with tonnes of useful stuff, but most of us don’t get around to making the most of our devices. To make sure you don’t miss out as well, we have curated a list of most useful tips and tricks.

Best Galaxy Note 10 Cases and Screen Protectors

The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus are Samsung’s two most expensive mainstream devices yet. After spending around $1000 on a smartphone, you’re bound to be a little extra protective, just as you’re entitled to be.

Go through the two pieces below to pick from the best cases and screen protectors available for your Note 10.

Problems and solutions

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 siblings let you enjoy the best of Android. Mixing aesthetic beauty with performance, the Note 10 devices tick almost all the right boxes. But even the most premium offerings tend to have their fair share of quirks.

It hasn’t been long since their official unveiling and release, but users have already encountered an unsettling number of problems. Go through the links below to get a quick fix (constantly updating).

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