Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus hands-on and overview

The Galaxy Note 10 series is now official and we have the Note 10 Plus in the flesh.

It has the biggest screen in the Note series, ever. Sporting a 6.8-inch WQHD AMOLED Display with 3040 × 1440 resolution at 498ppi. The experience is quite immersive with an almost bezel-less Infinity-O display.

The Note 10 Plus (and the Note 10) is powered by Exynos 7nm 9825 64-bit Octa-core processor and coupled with a 12GB of RAM and a super large 256GB of storage. The limited-edition Note 10 Plus has a 512GB version as well.

The 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF selfie camera is underwhelming. While the rest of the competition was able to totally remove it as part of the front display, the Note 10 series used old design. It is still part of the display.

The S-Pen is no longer just a pen now. In Note 9, they incorporated a Bluetooth function and used the S-Pen as a remote control to take photos and videos. In Note 10, the S-Pen can do more — six new gestures.

The fingerprint scanner is now dubbed as “vault-like” security feature. No other fingerprint can unlock the Note 10.

Also, the 3.5mm audio jack gone already.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 hands-on video

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus specs

  • Android 9 Pie, Samsung One IU
  • 6.8-inch Quad HD+ Dynamic AMOLED Infinity-O Display (3040 × 1440resolution) at 498ppi
  • HDR10+ Certified
  • Exynos 7nm 9825 64-bit Octa-core processor
  • 12GB RAM
  • 256GB / 512GB internal storage
  • 12 MP, f/1.5-1.8-2.4, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.1, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.6″, 1.0µm, AF, OIS, 2x optical zoom 16 MP, f/2.2,
  • 12mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm TOF 3D VGA camera rear camera
  • 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF selfie camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4/5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Dual SIM
  • 4G LTE
  • S Pen with Bluetooth
  • In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Iris scanner, Facial recognition
  • IP68 water and dust-resistance
  • USB Type-C
  • ANT+
  • NFC
  • Stereo speakers and earphones sound by AKG
  • GPS, A-GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou
  • 4,300mAh battery (Super Fast Charging compatible on wired with QC2.0, AFC and PD3.0)
  • Colors: Aura Glow, Aura Black, Aura White (Note 10+ 512GB variant)

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus official price

The Note 10 Plus standard model (256GB) will cost P60,990, while the limited edition version (512GB) will retail for P72,990. Official arrival date is August 23, 2019.

See also: Smart Galaxy Note 10 pre-order details

Subscription starts at PP2,799/mo with Smart Signature plans.

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