Samsung launched A Note series smartphone Named Note 10 successor to Note 9. Note 10 was released in India on 10 August 2019. Note 10 is priced at $ 949 @ 8GB + 256GB Variant.
Samsung Released Note 10 in only 8GB Ram + 256GB Internal Storage Model. when I’m using Note 10 I got a premium feeling when holding in the hand and had a triple Camera Setup on rear and Daul camera set up on the front makes this Smartphone a Camera beast. Coming to Display Department Note 10 features a Full HD AMOLED screen which is good to see.
Note 10 features the Snapdragon chip from Qualcomm named SD 855 which is available on Blackshark 2 and S10 US Models too. this chip is made of 10nm LPP (Low Power Plus) FinFet process. this processor is divided into 3 parts; the first part features 3 x A76 High power cores which are clocked at 2.42GHz, second part features 4 x A55 high powered cores which are clocked at 1.8GHz and Third Part consists of an A76 Single core which is clocked at 2.84GHZ. it has Adreno 640 GPU which increases its work by 20% compared to SD 845 the last Flagship processor from Qualcomm. it has an X24 LTE Modem which has Download and Uploads speeds of 2000 & 316MBPS. Coming to the AI Department it does not have Ai built in the processor, it has Ai Optimizations which helps in AI Capabilities.
Note 10 has a Triple Camera setup on rear and Dual Camera on the front which comprises a 12MP primary sensor + 12MP Telephoto sensor + 16MP Ultra wide sensor and 10MP Selfie camera which helps the user take normal, ultrawide angle and portrait images from front and back.
I will divide the review into pros & cons. let’s see quick specs of
LG G8 Thinq and Jump into the review.
Samsung Note 10 Specs
- 6.3” Full HD+ 18:9 AMOLED Full-Screen Curved Display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 or Exynos 9825 CPU
- Adreno 640 or Mali-G76 MP12 GPU
- 8GB LPDDR4X Ram
- 256GB Internal Storage.
- Quad Camera: 12MP F/1.5 – 2.4, Dual Pixel PDAF, Dual OIS (main) + 12MP F/2.1, PDAF, Dual OIS, 2x Optical Zoom + 16MP F/2.2 (Ultra Wide) + TOF 3D VGA camera
- 10MP f/2.2 MP front camera
- 4300mAH battery with 45W Adaptive fast charging support
- Android One 9.0 Pie with One UI on top
- Splash Proof Water and Dust resistant
- AKG Tuned Stereo Speakers
- In-Display fingerprint scanner / Volte / Dual GPS
- WiFi / Bluetooth 5.0 / S-Pen
- USB – C / NFC / Dolby Atmos
6.3″ Full HD+ AMOLED screen :
Here in the Display Department, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Features an Excellent Full HD AMOLED panel notch screen with 401 pixels per inch, the colours are vibrant and enjoyable, viewing angles are also Excellent. There are No issues & problems with screen quality. It is bright to see in direct sunlight. Samsung this time replaced the Punch-Hole Camera In Center of the SmartPhone
Single Speaker and Headphone Jack:
In Samsung Galaxy Note 10, Samsung Used the Traditional Single Speaker System and it is Much louder. these speakers are supported by Dolby DTS X Sound technology (Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos) which helps to get clear sound output from the mobile speaker.
Samsung Has Removed Headphone jack in Samsung Galaxy A80 Smartphone Due to Lack Of Space. Coming to USB-C and earphones, the USB-C port was equipped which provides a punchy and clear sound. there are headphones in the Box which sounds good. A good thing is there are Headphones In Box With USB-C connector.
Build Quality :
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is Build with a Stainless Steel frame on side and Glass on front Is Protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and back of the device is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 6. it provides a good look and feels Because it is made with Stainless steel and Glass. There are no issues of creakiness with the build quality. well built and the bezels are shrunk down to place a 6.4″ Plastic OLED screen. The LG G8s Thinq Very thin and it is about 7.9 mm.
Rear fingerprint scanner:
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Features an In-Display fingerprint sensor which is present on the top back of the phone. By performance, it is fast and very accurate to recognize the fingerprint of the user.
Samsung Uses the face unlock with its 8MP Camera. the face unlocking is very Fast and Secure. it Does not unlock even by placing a photo. it works in Pitch dark conditions too with 5 Nits Amount of light from the AMOLED Panel.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 feels light with 6.3″ Screen and 3500 mAh battery equipped. This Samsung Galaxy Note 10 can be used by one hand. The weight balance is done well on the device though it is Made Up of 7000 Series Aluminum and Glass On Front and Back of the Device.
My Samsung Galaxy Note 10 lasted a Full Working day with heavy usage and at the end of the day, I had 22% of charge left in the phone which is good for a 3550 mAH Battery. We got 6.1 Hours of Sot( Screen on time) on using Mobile data which is good. you will get above 6.8 to 7 hr Battery life if you use Continuously on WiFi . The ideal drain of Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is very low. the 25W makes a difference and charges the phone in 70 min which is a bit good
One UI Operating System :
One UI present on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is very fast & so fluid, No lags were noticed. it comes with less bloatware majorly Samsung And Microsoft apps were included. There are some extra features like Dual Apps, Direct video calling feature, Always on Display make this UI special.
My Galaxy Note 10 managed to do day to day tasks very well like the Galaxy Note 10 Which was Released Last Year. there are no issues and problems with the UI and there are no heating issues with Galaxy Note 10.
Ram Management :
Ram Management is done very well on this Galaxy Note 10 device. it features 8 GB ram and I did not notice any lags with the 8GB Ram device and there are no reloading of apps on this Galaxy Note 10. Multitasking experience is nice.
Coming to Gaming, we played Asphalt 9 & PUBG at highest graphics setting without lags & frame drops in the game. this Snapdragon 855 Processor is very suitable for heavy gaming.
Call Quality :
The Call quality on Galaxy Note 10 is outstanding and there are no issues with cellular call quality. We have taken long calls in a day, and the other party doesn’t complain about call Quality. The earpiece is present Physically On the Top Bezel the Calls are very clear through the Loudspeaker.
Coming to the Camera Department, LG G8s Thinq features a Dual Camera setup on the back of the device and a Dual camera on the front of the device. they work perfectly in LG G8s Thinq. lets divide the cameras and look at the performance of them
1. Primary Camera: the 12MP main Camera is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/1.5 – 2.4 And Dual Axis OIS. The daylight pictures are excellent and contain exquisite details like a natural photo. Exposure is in control with Dynamic decent range to take good pictures in good lighting Conditions. in low light Conditions, the images are very clear and Sharp without noise which is good to see.
2. Ultra Wide Angle Camera: the 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens on Galaxy Note 10 does a good job in good lighting conditions and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.2 it captures a much wider picture in 108˚ field of view with good details. exposure is in control with a decent dynamic range. in low lighting conditions, the 16MP camera makes a mark and captures good photos with decent sharpness and bright natural colors.
3. Telephoto Camera: the 12MP telephoto Camera is Awesome and features a Fixed Aperture of F/2.1 and Dual Axis OIS. The Telephoto camera is Very Good and provides Average bokeh and Zoom in Pictures. the 2x Loss Less Zoom Pictures are also Good.
Video recording can be done up to 4k@60fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is good in 4k@60fps And 1080p FHD recording Due to Dual Axis Optical Image Stabilization. The video quality in the low night conditions is very good with good Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range.
Selfie camera :
10MP Camera: Note 10 has a 10MP selfie camera with large 1.22 μm pixel size and 80˚ field of view. it has a fixed aperture of F/2.2 the Picture quality is fantastic and captures pictures in a Wide view in good lighting conditions it also captures Equal low-light images compared to the rear camera. AI beautification mode is available. Photos are well detailed and contain a decent dynamic range. This single-camera can be used to take portraits images from the front with the Help of Artifical Intelligence.
This Single Camera Video recording can be done up to 4k@30fps .the video footage has excellent Colours with great sharpness and decent dynamic range. Stabilization is good in 4k@60fps And 1080p FHD recording Due to Dual Axis Electronic Image Stabilization. The video quality in the low night conditions is very good with good Sharpness and Decent Dynamic range.
Note 10 has Fast Wireless Charging Support which is good to charge the phone wirelessly and Reverse Wireless charging too.
IP68 Water & Dust Resistance:
Note 10 has also IP68 Water & Dust Resistance to protect the phone from water spills.
Samsung has Introduced a New Feature named Air touch Commands in Note 10 with S-pen. This LG G8s Thinq Works with Accelerometer. if We can Give hand Signs it can take And Gives Response to it.
Samsung has implemented a Beautiful Gradient Colours Under the Rear Glass. this Note 10 Has A Single Solid Colour Finish which looks Good and interesting In Different Colour options.
- Superb Seamless Slim Design
- Bright OLED Screen with very low bezels
- 8GB + 256GB Base Model configuration Looks Interesting
- Option For Micro-SD Card And UFS 3.0 Faster Storage
- Excellent Battery Life
- Good Stereo Speakers By AKG
- Excellent Camera Experience In all Conditions
- Great S-Pen With New Features
- Air Command Features are Great With S-Pen
- Fast Wired & Wireless Charging
- Power Button Placement is Not Right
- No 3.5mm headphone jack
- No Autofocus In Wide-angle, Telephoto camera Cannot capture Lossless Image After 2x, Needs Some Improvement in Night Mode as Well.
Who can Get Note 10 SmartPhone view:
if you want a True Flagship Phone with Bright AMOLED Full HD+ screen, with Snapdragon 855 processor and 18W Wired fast charging And 15W Fast wireless Charging then you can go with Note 10 SmartPhone. If you want the Same Full-Screen Design Smartphone then
Huawei P30 Pro
Lenovo Z6 pro and if you want better cameras Within a Higher Price Range then
LG G8s Thinq
Sony Xperia 1 can be your Alternatives to Note 10.
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