Galaxy Note 10 vs Galaxy S10 camera

Galaxy Note 10 vs Galaxy S10 Camera Punch Holes

The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ have stunning displays with a similar sort of noteworthy characteristics that we saw on the Galaxy S10 lineup, however they are notably unique in one respect. The Note 10 and Note 10+ have their front cameras placed in the center of the screen, instead of the right corner as they were on the Galaxy S10 trio. And as Samsung has just revealed, the camera punch holes on the Note 10 duo are also smaller in diameter compared to the holes on the S10 lineup.

The diameter of the camera cutouts on the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ is 4.4pi and 4.5pi respectively, while the Galaxy S10 lineup had a 5.2pi camera cutout. And the difference is noticeable in real life, as we can confirm by looking at our Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10+ side by side. While the camera sensor itself has the same diameter on both flagships, Samsung has managed to shave off the black patch that surrounds the front-facing camera, resulting in visibly reduced camera cutouts.

Smaller Bezels, Higher Screen-to-body Ratios

And although Samsung doesn’t say anything about the screen-to-body ratios, we can confirm that the Note 10 and Note 10+ have a screen-to-body ratio of 90.5% and 90.7% respectively. The Galaxy S10 and S10+, meanwhile, had screen-to-body ratios of 88.2% and 88.4%. As for the bezel sizes, the Note 10 and Note 10+ have 1.5mm, 2.8mm, and 1.1mm bezels above, below, and at the side, whereas the S10 and S10+ had 2.3mm, 3.7mm, and 1.2mm bezels. The Galaxy S10e isn’t a match for any of these, as it has fairly large bezels above and below the screen – 6.9mm and 5.6mm to be exact.

Galaxy Note 10, Note 10 Plus

All of the improvements make the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ two of the most compact phones for their screen sizes. And their displays have more to offer, as Samsung details in the info graphic you see below. Again, much of this was already seen on the Galaxy S10 lineup, like TUV RheinLand certification for lower blue light without sacrificing image quality, and the Note 10 and Note 10+ also manage to offer larger screen estate without a substantial bump in overall dimensions.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Key Specs

  • Display 6.30-inch (1080×2280)
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 9825
  • Front Camera 10MP
  • Rear Camera 12MP + 16MP + 12MP
  • RAM 8GB
  • Storage 256GB
  • Battery Capacity 3500mAh
  • OSAndroid 9 Pie

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Full Specifications

Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy Note 10
Release date 7th August 2019
Form factor Touchscreen
Body type Glass
Dimensions (mm) 151.00 x 71.80 x 7.90
Weight (g) 168.00
IP rating IP68
Battery capacity (mAh) 3500
Wireless charging Yes
Colors Aura Black, Aura Glow, Aura White
Screen size (inches) 6.30
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2280 pixels
Aspect ratio 19:9
Pixels per inch (PPI) 401
Processor 1.9GHz octa-core (4×1.9GHz + 2×2.4GHz + 2×2.7GHz)
Processor make Samsung Exynos 9825
Internal storage 256GB
Expandable storage No
Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/1.5-2.4) + 16-megapixel (f/2.2) + 12-megapixel (f/2.1)
Rear autofocus Phase detection autofocus
Rear flash Yes
Front camera 10-megapixel (f/2.2)
Front autofocus Yes
Operating system Android 9 Pie
Skin One UI
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/ac/Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G Yes
Face unlock Yes
3D face recognition Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes

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