9/10
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The Samsung Galaxy Note10+ currently has an Informr score of 9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 78 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ is the top-end model in Samsung’s 2019 Note lineup. But it shares many similarities with the smaller, lower-priced Note 10.

Notable differences include:

  • A larger 6.8-inch AMOLED+ display running at 3040-by-1080 pixels
  • A larger 4300mAh battery with 45-watt fast charging
  • 12GB of RAM instead of 8GB
  • The 256GB or 512GB of internal storage with microSD support up to 1TB
  • A 5G-compatible variant
  • A time of flight (ToF) 3D depth sensor on the rear camera.

While the display is technically more detailed than that smaller Note 10 display, reviewers found little difference in day to day use. However, the higher resolution also means the expanded battery provides similar battery life to the Note 10.

Also, while the battery supports 45-watt fast charger, the phone only ships with a 25-watt charger. So plan to spend a little more to get the fastest charging available.

With 12GB of RAM, the phone is a multi-tasking monster but still not quite a necessity for most users.

Reviewers also found that while the ToF sensor helped with augmented reality apps and slightly quicker autofocus, the Note 10’s camera is no slouch either.

The real star here is the added microSD slot for cheap storage expansion.

Otherwise, the phones are identical. Many reviewers actually recommend the standard Note 10 over the Note 10+ for most users. For more on what to expect from Samsung’s latest release, be sure to check out our summary of the Samsung Note 10.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.8 GHz
Screen Size
6.8"
Camera
12+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Top Ten Reviews

If you’re looking for something bold, a smartphone that makes a statement then the Samsung Galaxy Note10 Plus should have your attention thanks to its enormous 6.8-inch display and stylish S-pen.

- Daniel Lipscombe, Top Ten Reviews
TheCanadianTechie

The Galaxy Note10+ is an excellent device that builds upon past devices with a great camera, smooth performance and fun to use S Pen.

- Sachin Bahal, TheCanadianTechie
GSMArena

The Galaxy Note10+ turned out an unlikely favorite at the office. After repeated conversations how it's nothing all that impressive - little more than just an S10+ with a stylus; an incremental upgrade over the Note9, you name it - we know you had the same sentiments in late August, more people went...

- GSMArena
Tech Advisor

As it typical for the Note, this 10th edition is a truly amazing smartphone... but only for those that can afford it and really want this size of device. There's no doubt Samsung has made the Note 10+ the best edition yet with better cameras, an amazing screen and lots more impressive tech. However,...

- Chris Martin, Tech Advisor
Android Guys

Battery life is great, the design is beautiful, and the software is finally good for me. So, why would I say that Samsung didn’t shock anyone? That’s because I’m disappointed in the display. Sure, the 6.8-inch Quad HD+ Infinity O AMOLED display is stunning in every way, and is the best smartphone di...

- Matt Adams, Android Guys


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Common Questions


Samsung released the Galaxy Note10+ on August 23, 2019.


The Galaxy Note10+ price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Samsung Galaxy Note10+ prices from around the web here on The Informr.


We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ user manual here.


Samsung backs up the Galaxy Note10+ with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Galaxy Note10+ has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Samsung support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Samsung's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.8"

The Samsung Galaxy Note10+'s screen size is 6.8 inches with 1440 x 3040 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.8 GHz

There is a Qualcomm Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.8 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
12+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 12+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 10+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
256/512 GB

Internal memory is 256/512 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
4300mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 4300 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 2640 minutes, 727 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy Note10+ Specs

Overview
Release date August 23, 2019
Regions available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
LTE:
700/800/850/900 /1500/1700/1800/1900/2300/2500/2600/3600 MHz
CDMA:
800/850/1900 MHz
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor Qualcomm Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.8 GHz
Internal Storage 256/512 GB
RAM 12 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.35 W/kg
Body: 0.70 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable, Stylus
Power & battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4300 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to: 1130 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 727 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 2640 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 15.4 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Aluminium
Colors Aura White, Aura Black, Aura Glow, Aura Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.23 x 7.72 x 0.79 cm (6.4 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 196 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 68
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1440 x 3040 pixels
Pixel density 498 pixels
Size 6.8 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, HDR10+, In-screen fingerprint
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support Yes
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.5 - 2.4
Resolution
12+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
No
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Brightness control, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, Smile detection, 2nd camera feature (16 MP, F2.2, ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (12 MP, F2.1, telephoto, 2x optical zoom), 4th camera feature (TOF 3D VGA camera), HDR
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
10+ megapixels
Zoom
No
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.2, HDR
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, M4A, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, AVI, FLV, MKV, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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Critic Reviews


Top Ten Reviews

The chunkiest, most eye-catching phone out there

from Top Ten Reviews

If you’re looking for something bold, a smartphone that makes a statement then the Samsung Galaxy Note10 Plus should have your attention thanks to its enormous 6.8-inch display and stylish S-pen.

Read full review

If you’re looking for something bold, a smartphone that makes a statement then the Samsung Galaxy Note10 Plus should have your attention thanks to its enormous 6.8-inch display and stylish S-pen.

Read full review

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TheCanadianTechie

Better phone with a few shortcomings

from TheCanadianTechie

The Galaxy Note10+ is an excellent device that builds upon past devices with a great camera, smooth performance and fun to use S Pen.

Read full review

The Galaxy Note10+ is an excellent device that builds upon past devices with a great camera, smooth performance and fun to use S Pen.

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GSMArena

We don't need any more convincing for ourselves

The Galaxy Note10+ turned out an unlikely favorite at the office. After repeated conversations how it's nothing all that impressive - little more than just an S10+ with a stylus; an incremental upgrade over the Note9, you name it - we know you had the same sentiments in late August, more people w...More

The Galaxy Note10+ turned out an unlikely favorite at the office. After repeated conversations how it's nothing all that impressive - little more than just an S10+ with a stylus; an incremental upgrade over the Note9, you name it - we know you had the same sentiments in late August, more people went ahead and bought one than in previous years. And, perhaps more importantly, we kept more of them into the holiday season than is usually the norm in our fast-paced environment.

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Tech Advisor

Bigger and better than ever

from Tech Advisor

As it typical for the Note, this 10th edition is a truly amazing smartphone... but only for those that can afford it and really want this size of device. There's no doubt Samsung has made the Note 10+ the best edition yet with better cameras, an amazing screen and lots more impressive tech. Howev...More

As it typical for the Note, this 10th edition is a truly amazing smartphone... but only for those that can afford it and really want this size of device. There's no doubt Samsung has made the Note 10+ the best edition yet with better cameras, an amazing screen and lots more impressive tech. However, many of the new features are gimmicky and we imagine some users will be distraught at the removal of the headphone jack.

Read full review

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Android Guys

The best phone on the market

from Android Guys

Battery life is great, the design is beautiful, and the software is finally good for me. So, why would I say that Samsung didn’t shock anyone? That’s because I’m disappointed in the display. Sure, the 6.8-inch Quad HD+ Infinity O AMOLED display is stunning in every way, and is the best smar...More

Battery life is great, the design is beautiful, and the software is finally good for me. So, why would I say that Samsung didn’t shock anyone? That’s because I’m disappointed in the display. Sure, the 6.8-inch Quad HD+ Infinity O AMOLED display is stunning in every way, and is the best smartphone display I’ve ever seen. Except for the fact that the company decided to “skimp” or skip on the 90Hz revolution we’re currently seeing.

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Techaeris

A feature-rich smartphone

from Techaeris

The Note10+ is still the king of Samsung devices. While it has plenty of features, many are likely to be unused except by the biggest power users. A solid device with a great screen, battery life, and performance, the cost may deter some users from picking up the device.

Read full review

The Note10+ is still the king of Samsung devices. While it has plenty of features, many are likely to be unused except by the biggest power users. A solid device with a great screen, battery life, and performance, the cost may deter some users from picking up the device.

Read full review

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Softpedia

An excellent smartphone

from Softpedia

The device can do pretty much everything you want, and comes with capabilities that you’ll never use. But at the end of the day, it remains pretty much the only device that comes with a stylus, so if you’re looking for such a smartphone, it is definitely worth a chance. 

Read full review

The device can do pretty much everything you want, and comes with capabilities that you’ll never use. But at the end of the day, it remains pretty much the only device that comes with a stylus, so if you’re looking for such a smartphone, it is definitely worth a chance. 

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DxOMark

An excellent choice for mobile photographers and video shooters

from DxOMark

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ LTE’s imaging performance is pretty much on the same level as the outstanding Note 10+ 5G. There is virtually no difference between the two models for still images, and although its Video score is slightly lower, the Note 10+ LTE is still an excellent choice for mobi...More

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ LTE’s imaging performance is pretty much on the same level as the outstanding Note 10+ 5G. There is virtually no difference between the two models for still images, and although its Video score is slightly lower, the Note 10+ LTE is still an excellent choice for mobile photographers and video shooters alike. Overall, the device’s camera provides top-level imaging performance in almost all areas and is an easy recommendation to anyone looking for a powerful all-round smartphone.

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ITProPortal

Bigger, badder and better than ever

from ITProPortal

Samsung’s Note 10+ is the absolute pinnacle of its engineering achievement. Forget the foldable pretender – the Note 10+’s superb camera, performance and battery life make it the real crown jewel of the Galaxy range.

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Samsung’s Note 10+ is the absolute pinnacle of its engineering achievement. Forget the foldable pretender – the Note 10+’s superb camera, performance and battery life make it the real crown jewel of the Galaxy range.

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Tech.Co

If you need a phone that can do everything, you can't do much better

from Tech.Co

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus is a great phone. It’s expensive, sure, but as we said above, there are few phones that come as close to justifying the $1,099 price tag. If you want a phone that can do everything — from watching films to playing games to managing spreadsheets and beyond, the...More

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus is a great phone. It’s expensive, sure, but as we said above, there are few phones that come as close to justifying the $1,099 price tag. If you want a phone that can do everything — from watching films to playing games to managing spreadsheets and beyond, the Note 10 Plus is probably the best phone on the market.

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