Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is an Android-powered phablet from the family of Galaxy Note. It was launched in August 2019 and became the flagship device for the family with any upgrades that were not found in the previous ones. It was not launched alone but it came to the market with a higher variant — Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus.
The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus is the first member of the Note family to sport an all-screen display. Samsung has been known for coming with a large screen display from the Note family, however, Galaxy Note 10 came out in relatively small screen for a phablet.
Galaxy Note 10 was launched at the price of $949 which is an equivalent of ₦342,000 in Nigeria without considering the exchange, tax and customs rates. But this high price only lived for a few weeks as it can now be gotten for a lower price in Nigeria, which is dependent on where you’re buying it from.
Samsung Galaxy 9 (launched August 2018)
Galaxy Note 10 has a number of similarities in design when compared to its higher variant — Note 10 Plus. However, it has a sleeker body which makes it looks classier. It uses a unibody frame made from premium metal with a glass back, and a slightly curved edge that makes it easy to handle.
On its rear, it has a triple camera of 16MP+12MP+12MP with an LED flash placed besides it on a morning gorilla glass 6. On its face, it has a top-centre Infinity-O cut-out camera with its call speaker sitting slightly at the top. The bottom part of the phone features the USB Type-C, the loudspeaker and houses the S Pen which acts as a remote for the phablet, but it has no audio jack this time. While the top houses just the dual-SIM tray and a hole that acts as secondary voice output.
The right side features nothing but positioned on the left side are the volume rockers and a side button which can be customized to double as power button and Bixby.
It was also designed to act in sync with smart TVs. This implies that you can share content from your phone on a larger screen.
Galaxy S6 sports a corning gorilla glass 6 for its dynamic 6.3-inch AMOLED display with a Full HD resolution, which can be found at 2280 x 1080 pixels, with 401ppi. It also has an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 90.9%.
It has a dimension of 151 × 71.8 × 7.9 (in mm) and a weight of 168 grams. Unlike its predecessor, Galaxy Note 10 has on in-screen fingerprint scanner the first glance.
On the rear, Galaxy Note 10 has a slightly protruded camera of 16MP+12MP+12MP with variable apertures of f/2.2, f1.5/f2.4 and f/2.1 respectively and an LED flash. These cameras bring different sauce to the picture quality from ultra-wide to wide-angle and telephoto. It also has a dual-OIS (optical image stabilization) which implies an automatic balance of differing light conditions.
On the selfie camera, Galaxy Note 10 adopted a super-bright 10MP shooter for wide-angle It also has no LED flash, however, it came with a sharp night mode feature. It has dual pixel and an aperture of f/2.2.
A high-tech was adopted into the phone that gives you a steady video recording. That means it would eliminate all the shakes that could be gathered while recording or taking a picture. The camera also a quick measuring feature that would give the measure of an object it focuses on.
Galaxy Note 10 has a non-removable, Li-Ion battery of 3,5000 mAh. This is a little bit lower than its predecessor which is at 4,000mAh. However, it has a fast-charging feature which speeds up in just 30 minutes and that can last you up to a full day.
Under heavy usage, the phone can last up to 15 hours of internet usage, 17 hours of video playback, 50 hours of music playback and 24 hours of talk time.
It also has fast wireless charging 2.0 which supports Qi chargers. But this didn’t come with the phablet as it needs to be bought separately
Memory and Connectivity
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 sports a whopping 8GB RAM and an internal memory of 256GB and an expandable space for a memory that’s up to 1TB.
Galaxy Note 10 supports 4G LTE download speed up to 2.0Gbps, 3G and GSM/EDGE. It also supports Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) with a download speed up to 1.2Gbps, Wi-Fi hotspot, and Bluetooth v5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps).
Hardware and Software
Galaxy Note 10 is powered by 2.7GHz Octa-core Exynos 9825 chipset with 7 nm mobile processor of 64-bit backing. This makes it more robust and speed-efficient than its predecessor.
Note 10 sports the Android 9.0 “Pie” with Samsung’s One UI skin. However, it is now upgradable to Android 10 which features the dark mode.
It also has an A Pen that would convert your handwriting to text easily. Hence, it is a good substitute for typing.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 came in 5 different shades of colour with a matching S Pen. The colours are Aura Glow, Aura White, Aura Black, Aura Pink and Aura Red. However, people from experience have said that the Aura Glow is the best as it acts like a chameleon where it changes to the colour of light it is exposed to.
Other Specs and Features of Samsung Note 10
- Samsung Pay
- Wireless and Fast Charging
- Iris Scanner
- Face Unlock
- Dual Nano-SIM
- Image and Video Editor
- Document Viewer and Editor
- FM Radio
- Intelligent Digital Assistant
- Voice Control
- Proximity and Motion Sensor
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Current Price in Nigeria
It is quite shocking and at the same time pleasant to the ears that Samsung Galaxy Note 10 price in Nigeria has fallen to about three-quarters of its launch price. However, some outlets that bought it when it was launched still sells it at the launch price.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 price in Nigeria ranges between ₦243,000 and ₦343,000 on Jumia.
You can get Galaxy Note 10 on Konga between ₦265,000 and ₦295,000.
Galaxy Note 10 price on SLOT, Nigeria is exactly sold for ₦315,000.
Since it is a new product without a successor yet, its UK/fairly used ones are not available. However, you can get some new ones on Jiji at the range of ₦275,000 and ₦300,000.