Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
- Huge, vibrant display
- Lightning-fast performance
- Very loudspeakers
- Luxurious design
- Versatile camera setup
- Handy S Pen stylus
- Supremely expensive
- Big and slippery design
- More glass gives a higher chance of breaking
- No headphone jack
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About the Phone
With its mesmerizing display, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G doesn’t leave much to the imagination. It does have its set of pros and cons though:
– The 6.8-inch AMOLED display screen is captivating to say the least
– The Note 10 Plus 5G has a long battery life thanks to its 4,300mAh battery
– The internal hardware package of the device is premium to say the least
– The Digital S Pen stylus is unique and useful
– The cameras are feature packed and top-notch
– The 5G variant of the Galaxy Note 10 Plus is quite expensive
– The camera system is not superior to its nearest rivals
– There is not much to differentiate between the Note 10 Plus 5G and the Note 10, making the Note 10 the more affordable, and approachable option
Overall, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G provides for a plethora of features, yet for its price, its cameras could have been better.
A resounding successor to the Note 9, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G is a magnificent phone with a fascinating display, excellent performance value, and long battery life. When compared to the Galaxy Note 10, there isn’t much that separates the two, yet the Note 10 Plus 5G is the true high-end Samsung flagship phone of 2019. Equipped with Qi charging, USB-C buds, and a water-resistant display, it provides for everything a premium smartphone user looks for.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G is both lighter and thinner than the Galaxy Note 9, despite having a 6.8-inch display, compared to the latter’s 6.4-inch display. The Note 10 Plus 5G has slimmer bezels with an Infinity-O display to accommodate the front camera in the top center of the screen. Samsung has also removed the headphone jack, bundling the smartphone package with AKG headphones that use USB-C.
While the device looks like a phablet, it is sleek and pleasing to the eye. If you are into flashy covers, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G also comes with an Aura Glow variant. On light hitting the back of the phone, it changes colors, providing for an array of goodness. All said and done, the Aura Glow version of the Note 10 Plus 5G does tend to pick up fingerprints quite easily, leading to a smudged appearance.
With its 3040×1440 display, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G provides for a screen more significant than you will find on any other Android smartphone. With its wide viewing angles and vibrant colors, it is a sight to behold. Making using of Quad HD+ resolution, certified for HDR10+, the only let down is the fact that it does not offer for a refresh rate of 90Hz, as was rumored. A higher refresh rate would have been a welcome upgrade for those seeking to choose to purchase the Note 10 Plus 5G over the Note 10.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G gets its power from two different internals. In Europe, the Note 10 Plus 5G comes with an Exynos 9825, which is more efficient than the Note 10’s Exynos 9820. In the United States and India, the Note 10 Plus 5G comes with Snapdragon 855. The Snapdragon 855 Plus would have been a better option, though.
The chipset pairs its 12GB Ram with 256GB or 512GB of internal storage, as per what you need. The device performs exceedingly well, be it while performing simple tasks like scrolling through apps, or taxing activities, like playing high-end games, exporting 4K videos, and editing large photographs.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G comes with four camera sensors, a definite upgrade when compared to the Note 9’s set of two cameras. It has a wide-angle camera at the back, complete with a telephoto lens. It also has an ultra-wide shooter to ensure that more of background can fit into a frame, along with a depth sensor that helps achieve better bokeh effects when clicking portraits.
The device also provides for Live Focus effects, including the options to blur the background or change its color to either black or white, while the subject of the picture remains colored. While its 10MP front camera is not as great at selfies as would be expected, it is decent.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G gets its energy from its massive 4300mAh battery. Its battery life is extraordinary, taking into consideration its high performance and competitors. According to tests, its battery lasts upwards of 11 hours when fully charged, placing it well above the OnePlus 7 Pro (About 9 Hours) and the iPhone XS Max (About 10 Hours). It takes slightly over an hour to fully charge the device.
Priced at 92,410 INR, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G has a steep price. Its immersive 6.8 inch AMOLED display is captivating and is backed with long battery life and robust performance. While its cameras are a disappointment when compared to its competitors, Note 10 Plus 5G provides for fascinating video effects and excellent night mode photography. Overall, taking into consideration the features it provides for, the Note 10 Plus 5G is a fantastic smartphone.