“The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 features a complete redesign when compared to the Galaxy Note 9”
Samsung’s latest Galaxy Note 10 smartphone is now official. The phone will be available for purchase on August 23rd, but you can pre-order it right away. The Note 10 is the successor to the Galaxy Note 9, which is still a pretty good Android smartphone. The Samsung Note series is known for offering large displays, batteries, and the S Pen. While the Note 9 was available as a single variant, the Note 10 is available as a standard and Plus model. The Note 10+ has better features, but we are going to compare the Note 10 with the older Note 9. Is the Note 9 a better deal? Let’s find out.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price in India
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 price in India is Rs 69,999, with the handset getting 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. On the other hand, the Galaxy Note 9 price in India is around Rs 56,000 after discounts. This is for the variant with 128GB of storage and 8GB RAM.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specifications
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 gets a 6.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED display with a FHD+ resolution and a pixel density of 401ppi. However, it supports HDR10+ content and also comes with an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner. The Galaxy Note 10 also features almost no bezels and a punch-hole camera in the top centre of the display. Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 comes with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with a QHD+ resolution and HDR10 support. The display also features a pixel density of 516ppi. It has large bezels at the top and bottom and features a traditional fingerprint scanner on the back.
Depending on the region, the Galaxy Note 9 features a Snapdragon 845 or the Exynos 9810 SoC. This is coupled with a maximum of 8GB RAM and 512GB storage. The Galaxy Note 10 is powered by the new Exynos 9825 processor and gets 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. The Note 9 gets a microSD card slot, whereas the Note 10 doesn’t. It also lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Coming to the cameras, the Galaxy Note 9 features a dual-rear camera setup with a primary 12-megapixel dual-aperture sensor and another 12-megapixel telephoto unit, both featuring OIS. With the Galaxy Note 10, Samsung has included a third sensor. Apart from the 12-megapixel dual-aperture and the telephoto sensor, the new Note model gets a 16-megapixel ultra-wide sensor. For selfies, the Note 9 features an 8-megapixel camera, while the Note 10 gets a 10-megapixel sensor.
The Galaxy Note 9 comes with a 4,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support as well as wireless charging. The Note 10, on the other hand, gets a smaller 3,500mAh battery, but with support for 25W fast charging and 12W reverse wireless charging. Both devices run Android 9.0 Pie with Samsung’s One UI. You also get S Pen with both phones, but the Note 10 comes with an improved S Pen that gets more features, such as air gestures.