Just in new York city showed a new Galaxy Note10. The rumors were true: for the first time in the line flagship model was divided into «regular» and «plus» version. We managed to twist in hands both devices. Share their impressions of the display, camera and surprisingly useful stylus.
The first acquaintance with smartphones Galaxy Note10 was brief, so to test the capabilities of the gadgets in full is simply not enough time. It is interesting to evaluate the performance of the new processor autonomy, work quick charging (vendor promises 100% for 30 minutes). The quality of the photography is also worth checking out additionally under different conditions with the final version. Separately, we test the streaming service PlayGalaxy Link P2P to play on the smartphone in PC games. All this wait for the full review. And while telling that he managed to learn about the novelties for the first few hours.
Design and ergonomics
Anniversary Galaxy Note10 happened unlike all previous smartphones of the company, retaining only the characteristic Squareness of the case. This is particularly stressed cut edges top and bottom.
Glass front and back, traditionally covered with fingerprints and dust in a matter of minutes, but just as quickly and cleared to erase them in one easy motion. Usual Galaxy Note10 due to the smaller size more comfortable to hold. Galaxy Note10+ dimensions comparable to a small tablet, but and consume content with its huge screen is much more interesting.
The display is framed with a minimal frame, only the chin a bit breaks the overall symmetry. Recognizable feature Galaxy Note10 became a front camera, located in a small circular cutout in the center of the screen. Longtime fans of the Galaxy Note to the new design decision obviously will have to get used to.
Another controversial decision — the transfer of all the buttons on the left side. Given the considerable size of the devices, right-handed is not too easy to press the power button, the smartphone will have to intercept or to activate the second hand. But the manufacturer refused to separate call button voice assistant Bixby, which in previous models was just questions.
Samsung still succumbed to the trends and refused to 3.5 mm connector and have completed our model a special adapter. Moreover, in an ordinary Galaxy Note10 there is no memory card slot. Someone may be upset and no heartbeat sensor — the first time since the Galaxy Note4. But there are stereo speakers and they are loud.
Due to the solid diagonal, curved edges and small part of the impression that holding a solid screen. According to the manufacturer, it covers about 94% of the area of the front side. Galaxy Note10 used Dynamic matrix AMOLED 6.3 inch and the Galaxy Note10+ 6.8 inches. Stated support for high dynamic range HDR10+.
In the display settings will be able to choose the color profile and manually set the temperature. The resolution is also adjustable: by default Full HD+, but you can downgrade to HD+ or upgrade to the Quad HD+. The picture quality is higher, which is typical for Samsung flagships. Noticeable color distortion inherent in the organic matrix, manifests itself only when a strong deviation. Even gripes to the screen no.
As in Galaxy S10 Galaxy Note10 ultrasonic fingerprint scanner built into the display. To compare their work has not yet succeeded, but the novelty detection happens every time, quickly and accurately.
Possible proprietary stylus S Pen hidden in the bottom of the hull, widened noticeably. So, handwritten notes will be converted into digital text and export to various document formats, including Microsoft Word. The pen can also be controlled with a smartphone: flipping the slides for the presentation flick of the wrist, see photo in the gallery, stop and start video playback. Stylus even able to click photos and to switch between lenses Galaxy Note10.
On assurances of the company, from a single charge of the lithium-titanium battery S Pen can work up to 10 hours (Note9 was 30 minutes). Samsung also promises to release a set of tools for third-party developers so they could implement pen support in their applications.
The main camera Galaxy Note10 represented by three modules:
Plus version equipped with an additional depth sensor with the IR sensor. During familiarization with the gadgets we were limited on time and locations, so shooting indoors:
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Some of the shots when approaching look like they were painted with watercolor pencils and perhaps the reason in cheese ON standing in pre-sales samples. In the picture with sirica clearly visible distortion and sharpness at the edges of the frame.
In smartphones provides several useful software features. The Audio feature allows Zoom during video recording focus on the sound of a particular object. For example, when shooting a child in the Park, the microphones will pick up only his voice, filtering out background noise. In addition, you can enable background blur and portrait photo. Features advanced stabilization, combining optical and electronic Stabi.
AR Doodle — interesting feature that allows you use the stylus to draw directly over the video. For example, can draw a person to the crown, and she will always follow him. In addition, Galaxy Note10 comes preloaded with a video editor, which is convenient to glue the mini-movies.
Filling and soft
The smartphone uses a new processor Exynos 9825 — 7-nanometer chip Samsung. The vendor claims that the Galaxy Note10 became more powerful than its predecessor by 33% on the part of the CPU and 42% — in the graphics Department. The speed of vehicles in games and benchmarks we have not had time to check, but in the interface and standard applications running smoothly and quickly. Of course, devices are not too thin and not inhibited.
Galaxy Note10 supports desktop mode DeX, activation of which is required just connect the camera cable to the monitor. In this case, the smartphone can continue to fully use. When you connect to the laptops on Windows and macOS supports Drag-and-drop enables you to drag data from one device to another.
Full specifications and price
New smartphones are not cheap — they are flagships. Cost Galaxy Note10 — 76 990 rubles. Model Galaxy Note10+ a little more expensive than 89 990 rubles. Most «stuffed» Samsung devices we will examine in detail in the full review. And while you can add to the above, only the list of specifications submitted by the manufacturer.
Technical specifications Samsung Galaxy Note10 | Samsung Galaxy Note10+
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