LAHORE – Samsung on Wednesday unveiled Galaxy Note 10 & Galaxy Note10+ in New York, and it will be available in Pakistan in the last week of August. The 6.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will offer the S-Pen experience in
LAHORE – Samsung on Wednesday unveiled Galaxy Note 10 & Galaxy Note10+ in New York, and it will be available in Pakistan in the last week of August.
The 6.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will offer the S-Pen experience in a relatively compact form factor, while the 6.8-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ carries on the tradition of the Note family by being the biggest Galaxy Note display till date, says a press statement issued by the company today.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ share a lot of specifications, while the display, battery size, as well as the RAM and international storage capacities on offer are different.
The Galaxy Note 10 sports a 2280×1080 pixels 401ppi display while the one of the bigger Galaxy Note 10+ is a 498ppi 3040×1440 pixels resolution display. Both are Dynamic AMOLED panels with support for HDR10+ and dynamic tone mapping.
The Galaxy Note 10 will be available in a single 8GB RAM and 256GB storage LTE variant in international markets, with Samsung’s home market, also getting a 5G variant, which will pack 12GB of RAM. There’s no microSD card slot on the Galaxy Note 10.
The Galaxy Note 10+ — which does have a microSD card with support for cards up to 1TB capacity — packs 12GB of RAM by default with a choice of 256GB and 512GB of built-in storage. Once again, there will be a 5G variant of the phone in South Korea.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ will be available in Auro Glow, Aura White, and Aura Black colours.
The Galaxy Note 10, which packs a 3,500mAh battery, will also be available in Red and Pink colour options, while the bigger Galaxy Note 10+, which sports a 4,300mAh battery, will be available in a Blue colour option.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 price is set at $949 (roughly Rs. 150,000), while the Galaxy Note 10+ starts at $1,099 (roughly Rs.175,00) for the 256GB storage variant, and $1,199 (roughly Rs. 177,000) for its 512GB storage variant. Both the models will go up for pre-orders in the US from today itself and will start shipping from August 23.
On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G model is priced at $1,299.99 (roughly Rs. 205,200) for the 256GB storage version and $1,399.99 (roughly Rs. 221,000) for the 512GB storage version. It will go on pre-orders exclusively via Verizon in the US from midnight on August 8 and start shipping from August 23.
As rumoured, there’s no headphone jack on the Galaxy Note 10 duo. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ax with support for VHT80 MU-MIMO and 1024QAM, which enables theoretical upload and download speeds up to 1.2Gbps; LTE with up to 2Gbps download speeds (and 5G in Korea); Bluetooth v5; USB Type-C; NFC; and GPS, Galileo, Glonass, as well as BeiDou.
The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ pack an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner; an accelerometer; a barometer; a gyro sensor; a geomagnetic sensor; a hall sensor; an RGB light sensor; and a proximity sensor.
The Galaxy Note 10 has a triple camera setup on the rear with a 12-megapixel f/2.1 telephoto lens with optical image stabilisation (OIS) and a 45-degree field-of-view. Then there’s a wide-angle lens with a 12-megapixel sensor with a variable aperture (f/1.4-f/2.4) and a 77-degree field-of-view as well as optical image stabilisation. Finally, there’s the ultra-wide lens with a 123-degree field-of-view paired with a 16-megapixel f/2.2 sensor, which lacks any kind of stabilisation.
Apart from this triple-camera assembly, the Galaxy Note 10+ packs an additional sensor at the back, next to the flash. Samsung is calling this VGA sensor the “DepthVision” camera, and it will let you take 3D scans of objects.
On the front, both the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ pack a 10-megapixel f/2.2 camera with autofocus and an 80-degree field-of-view.
Four live focus modes — Blur, Big Circle, Colour Point, and Glitch —let you apply effects to the background in your photos as well as videos and, as the name suggests, you can see them live even as you take the picture or record the video.
The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ also ship with a brand new video editor app, which lets you edit videos on-the-go. As you would expect, the app includes S Pen support, letting you doodle text on videos apart from using the stylus to make certain operations faster and more intuitive.
Samsung says it has also made it easier to select handwritten notes and convert them to text, as well as export them to a variety of formats like Microsoft Word, PDF, plain text, or image. You can also select handwritten text and change parts of its to a different colour or change the width of the pen stroke.
The unibody S Pen has a standby time of 10 hours. According to the company sources, pre-orders from Pakistan have been started since it’s launch time.