Samsung Galaxy Note 10: What we expect
We are only a few months away from an official announcement for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. The Note 10 is Samsung's true flagship, and we expect it to compete with virtually any mobile phone on the market. The Galaxy Note 9 has taken home our award for the best Android 2019, so the Note 10 has a large pair of shoes to fill.
We are still a way out, but we can make some guesses for this year's Note device.  Related items “/>
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Great technical data and a 5G variant
We expect the Galaxy Note 10 to come with many features and specifications. These include the latest Snapdragon 855 (or the latest Exynos 9820 from Samsung), at least 8 GB of RAM, at least 128 GB of memory with SD card expansion and a battery with more than 4,000 mAh. There is every reason to believe that we will get most, if not all, of these things.
We expect the Galaxy Note 10 to be one of the biggest hits in terms of specifications, battery, monitor and camera.
There is a rumor that four note devices are coming this year. We've also seen evidence that at least one of these variants has a 4,500 mAh battery. However, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 should largely reflect the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus.
Samsung launched a 5G variant of the Samsung Galaxy S10, and we expect something similar from the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. Verizon confirmed We have a 5G variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 in its Q1 earnings call in 2019. It is very likely one of the four variants that we have seen in a previous rumor.
A major change to the cameras
The Galaxy S10 5G had four cameras and that's already a big departure from the two camera settings of Samsung devices last year. We assume that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 corresponds to this number of cameras. There is a rumor that the Note 10 could get a quad backup camera setup. This is in line with the quad camera setup of the S10 5G.
A four-camera setup is likely, but we'd like to see more of the 64 megapixel sensor and computer photography.
Samsung recently introduced a 64-megapixel camera sensor. We do not think it will make it to the next note, but we can always hope. These high-resolution cameras use a clean pixel-binning trick to take better photos in low-light conditions. Samsung also plays with pop-up cameras and a 5x optical zoom. Both features would look great on a 10 note. There is also a rumor that the 10-note cameras could have a triple aperture, an improvement over the double aperture of their current flagship models.
We also want to see a bigger boost from Samsung in the area of computer photography. Google's Night Sight is currently battling competition in the field of low-light photography, and competitors are closing the gap. Samsung has improved the performance of the S10 Plus in low light conditions since its launch, but as always we want to see more.
Maybe a better display.
We fully expect Samsung uses the same Galaxy S10 Plus screen design and technology for the Galaxy Note 10. This includes the pinhole camera, which is integrated in another legendary AMOLED screen from Samsung. It's probably an aspect ratio that makes the note 10 higher than the S10 Plus, but also thinner. We've seen similar design choices for the Galaxy S9 Plus and the Galaxy Note 9.
However, there is a possibility of a big change. We've already talked about Samsung experimenting with pop-up cameras, much like Oppo, Vivo and OnePlus. This could mean a seamless display without a frame. In addition, OnePlus confirmed that the 90 Hz display of Samsung's OnePlus 7 Pro is handy.
Samsung has all the technical means available to do what the OnePlus 7 Pro did with its display.
So it's the potential that the Grade 10 has a screen similar to the OnePlus 7 Pro. Samsung has all the technology to make this possible. Of course we want that, if we can do it. However, we expect the S10 Plus's touch-10 display and general front-end design to match the punched-out screen and the truly stunning Samsung 60Hz QHD AMOLED screen.
Charge, S Pen and Extras galore
Samsung has introduced a 25W charging solution for the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G and We hope that this is also possible for the Galaxy Note 10. Note 10 should continue to use the Samsung Quick Wireless Charge 2.0 standard. We do not expect any deviation from it. If Note 10 does not have the 25W charging solution, you will most likely receive the same charging package as the S10 Plus. All this should be more than enough to keep the phone alive all day long with the phone's supposedly large battery.
In addition, the grade 10 should be equipped with all amenities, eg. The fast wireless charging of Samsung and Wireless PowerShare, stereo speakers, a headphone jack and, of course, the S Pen. We would not mind accessing UFS 3.0 storage, even though this is not the speed leap that many believe.
The Note 10 is possibly the first Samsung flagship without headphone jack.
May not get everything we expect. There is a rumor that one or more of the Note 10 variants may be delivered without a headphone jack. There are renderings that also show a Note 10 Pro version without a headphone jack. The future of the headphone jack in Samsung phones is still in the air.
For the S Pen it would be exaggerated to ask Samsung for a comprehensive overhaul of the S Pen. It was only last year subjected to such overhaul. The ability to sustain a 30-minute charge in 40 seconds is still impressive, and the pressure sensitivity of 4,096 is high on the industry leaders. At best, we'd like to see some new features for the remote features on the software side, but we do not expect any big hiccups this year.
A decent price and fast updates
We expect the Galaxy Note 10, like its predecessors, to hit the market for $ 999. In fact, it's damn better, because it's more expensive and available in the iPhone area. No one wants that. Of course, we'd like to buy the grade 10 for less, but most likely will not.
Despite widespread opinion, Samsung is currently improving the update speed and frequency.
Regarding updates: Samsung has improved over previous years. The Galaxy Note 9 and S10 product lines feature Project Treble. This should help to speed up updates for new versions of Android. We expect the Galaxy Note 10 to have it too. In addition, Samsung has significantly improved the frequent security updates for its devices. That should also be transferred to grade 10.
Give us your thoughts on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10. Is there something you want to see more? Let us know in the comments!