Published: Fri, August 09, 2019
IT | By Lester Massey

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 quick hands on

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 quick hands on

This new feature allows users to control certain aspects of the device using gestures with the S Pen. The Note 10 Plus starts at $1,099 12GB of RAM and 256GB or 512GB of RAM.

The stylus now has a six-axis motion sensor, including an accelerometer and gyroscope, that lets it determine how its being held and in what direction in space it's being moved.

But Samsung hasn't given up on the Note line's traditional emphasis on upping its technological ante each year. "Our association with devices that are categorised by revolutionary technology features such as the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 further reaffirms this commitment", said Shavkat Berdiev, chief business unit director, Vodafone Qatar.

Along with EE, Three Mobile has also announced it will be stocking the new Note which will be available today in Aura Glow and Aura Black. The Snapdragon 8cx can also be paired up with the Snapdragon X55 5G modem, but the Galaxy Book S doesn't support this combination.

Rather than accommodating their front cameras with an iPhone X-style notch, the Galaxy S10 models had a "hole punch" island near the screen's upper right-hand corner. Thus, you can swipe with the stylus to control the phone as well-Samsung calls this Air Actions.

Samsung isn't giving us any insight into the performance of the Galaxy Book S, but Qualcomm provided us figures back in late May that show that the Snapdragon 8cx is more than a match for the Intel Core i5-8520U (Kaby Lake Refresh).


The Note 10 will be available for preorder August 8.

TechRadar's James Packham wrote: "The Galaxy Note 10 is Samsung's easiest to use S Pen-toting phone yet, and while there may not be any game-changing features to make this a must-buy handset, it looks to be a solid addition to the Note range". It includes a quick button on the notification center that lets you quickly connect to Microsoft's Your Phone experience on Windows 10.

Phone Calls: Your Phone will soon allow you to make and receive calls from your Android on your Windows 10 device.

Sprint will also have access to a 5G version.

It will come in two colors - Earthy Gold and Mercury Gray - when it's released in September, starting at $999. And by connecting a Note 10 to a Windows or Mac computer with a USB cable, users can interact with phone apps there and drag and drop files between devices.

Much like Google's announcement earlier this week, Samsung also reiterated their commitment to greener packaging and reducing heir carbon footprint as a company, though didn't' go into too much detail of how they intend to do this just yet. Samsung is addressing that with a foldable model, with twice the display when unfolded.

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