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The bezel-less Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series: Everything great about it

Samsung have a knack of effortlessly establishing dominance in the tech industry with every new launch. By either raising the bar on a trend or introducing a new breed of tech all together. Latest of the bunch, Samsung unveiled not one, but two flagship smartphones last night at the Unpacked 2019 event, New York. Extending the eight-year-long Galaxy Note dynasty, Samsung introduces the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 & Galaxy Note 10+. Apart from being a jumbo device, it’s now almost completely bezel-less, offers hyper-fast 5G support and proves, that size comes with power.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 & Galaxy Note 10+

Being a freakish 6.8-inches in length, the Galaxy Note 10+ outdoes the Apple XS Max and the OnePlus 7 by a considerable margin of 0.2 and 0.3-inches respectively. Its slightly shorter sibling however, the Note 10, does not. When it comes to the affairs of edge-to-edge displays, Samsung are undisputed champs. The Note 10 series also feature what is being called the ‘Cinematic Infinity Display’. The front screen is nearly bezel-less, however includes a tiny in-display cut out for the front camera and is centered for a balanced design. Both phones will also come in either Aura Glow, Aura White and Aura Black colorways.

Samsung Galaxe Note 10’s triple camera setup
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 – Short but sweet

Measuring in at about 6.3-inches, the Note 10 comes with an ultra-crisp Dynamic AMOLED display that processes with an Exynos 9825 engine underneath. In terms of speed, we see an eight 64-bit cores of that comprise of two Mongoose M4s, two Cortex A75s and four Cortex A55s. In terms of performance and power, the Note 10 boasts 8-GB of RAM that’s powered by its massive 3,500-mAh battery. The Note 10 is joining the triple-camera club, with three lenses on the back: wide-angle 12-megapixel, a 16-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 12-megapixel lens. It comes with a single storage variant of 256-GB and is priced at Rs 69,999.

6.8-inch handset
6.8-inch handset
Aura Glow colourway
Aura Glow colourway
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ – Power does come with size

Probably the biggest luxury smartphone in India today, the Note 10+ slates in at 6.8-inches and offers the same high-def Dynamic AMOLED display that Samsung promises. Under the monster’s lid, we see an Exynos 9825 processor that runs on a 12-GB RAM treadmill and 8 64-bit cores, the same distribution of cores as the smaller Note 10.

In terms of the camera, it of course takes it one step further and adds fourth lens that is used to support DepthVision, which can take a scan of an object, and instantly turn it into a movable 3D rendering. Also, both phones have a single 10 megapixel front-facing camera. Storage has been split into 256-GB and 512-GB, yet expandable upto 1-TB. Approx. price for the Note 10+ is Rs 79,999.

All Images: Courtesy Samsung & Bryan Luna

 

 

Mikhail Gomes
Features Editor, Lifestyle Asia India & Contributor - Augustman
A watch aficionado, Mikhail also enjoys learning about fine whiskies, and one day hopes to establish his own menswear label. At Lifestyle Asia India, he writes on watches, menswear, auto and tech.