Samsung Galaxy Note 10 & Note Overview
At first glance, both the devices, baring their sizes, seem similar. However, they do have some differences. And that’s an obvious cause without any change what would have been the point of launching Note 10+ anyway?
The smaller ones of the bunch, the Galaxy Note 10 sports a modest 6.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED display featuring Full-HD+ resolution. The Note 10+, on the other hand, flaunts a mighty 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED display. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, the Plus variant boasts a sharper display with Quad-HD+ resolution. With 1308 nits of brightness, Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ has the brightness display on any smartphone. Apart from that, Note 10+ also managed to match or set 13 records on the DisplayMate platform.
Talking about the cameras, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 have a triple camera setup on the back. It includes a 12MP primary lens, 16MP ultra-wide lens, and a 12MP telephoto lens. The Plus variant also comes with a ToF sensor. So apart from taking amazing portrait images, you can also perform AR (Augmented Reality) related activities. Although the triple-lens setup is barely different from the Galaxy S10/S10+, the image processing has enhanced greatly on the device. That’s why the Note 10+ is ranked as one of the best on DxOmark website.
As for the front camera, they feature a 10MP dual-pixel selfie shooter inside the punch hole upfront. 4k videos at 60fps and 4k videos at 30fps are the respective video recording capabilities for the front and the rear camera.
Powering the device is an Exynos 9825 SoC. As far as the RAM is concerned, the smaller Note comes 8GB of RAM, whereas the Note 10+ gets a whopping 12GB of RAM. Storage-wise, both the devices come with 256GB of onboard memory. But you get an extra SD card slot with the Note 10+ to expand things even further. SD card is missing only on the smaller Note. However, both of the devices lack a 3.5mm headphone jack, which may not please the audiophiles.
Talking about the battery, Galaxy Note 10 Plus is equipped with a humongous 4300mAh battery. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 places itself on the modest side with a smaller 3500mAh unit. Both of the devices come with a 25-watt fast charger inside the box. However, you can also use a 45-watt fast charger to speed up the charging speed of the Note 10+. You can also charge the device wirelessly at 15-watt.
Specifications | Galaxy Note 10 & Note 10+
|Samsung Galaxy Note 10||Samsung Galaxy Note 10+|
|Display||6.3” AMOLED screen (1080 x 2280 pixels), Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection||6.8” AMOLED screen (1440 x 3040 pixels), Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection|
|Dimension||151 x 71.8 x 7.9mm||162.3 x 77.2 x 7.9mm|
|Design||Glass body, Metal frame, IP68 Water & Dust Resistance||Glass body, Metal frame, IP68 Water & Dust Resistance|
|Rear Camera||12MP, f/1.5-2.4 (wide),12MP, f/2.1 (telephoto),
16MP, f/2.2 (ultra-wide)
|12MP, f/1.5-2.4 (wide),12MP, f/2.1 (telephoto),
16MP, f/2.2 (ultra-wide)
3D ToF sensor
|Front Camera||10MP, f/2.2 (wide), Dual Pixel PDFA||10MP, f/2.2 (wide), Dual Pixel PDFA|
|OS||Android 9.0 Pie with One UI on top||Android 9.0 Pie with One UI on top|
|Processor||Exynos 9825||Exynos 9825|
|CPU||Octa-core (2 x 2.73GHz Mongoose M4, 2×2.4GHz Cortex-A75, 4×1.9GHz Cortex-A55)||Octa-core (2 x 2.73GHz Mongoose M4, 2×2.4GHz Cortex-A75, 4×1.9GHz Cortex-A55)|
|GPU||Mali-G76 MP12||Mali-G76 MP12|
|Internal Storage||256GB; No SD Card slot||256GB; expandable up to 1TB through microSD slot|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (in-display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer||Fingerprint (in-display, ultrasonic), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Battery||3500mAh, non-removable||4300mAh, non-removable|
|Fast Charging||25W Fast Charging||45W fast charging|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0||3.1, Type-C 1.0|
|Colors||Aura Glow, Aura White, Aura Pink, Aura Red||Aura Glow, Aura White, Aura Black, Aura Blue|