Under the hood, the Galaxy Note 10+ is powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 855 processor and 12GB of RAM (the Note 10 only has 8GB). You’ve also got a choice between 256GB and 512GB storage, and there’s a microSD card slot to add even more. For all of the new hardware though, neither Note 10 device has a headphone jack. That’s a bit hard to swallow given how large they are, but I suppose that’s the reality we’re living in today.Given that it’s a much larger device than its smaller sibling, the Note 10+ also packs in a significantly larger battery: 4,300 mAh, compared to 3,500 mAh. That should be a huge help for the 5G model, which will likely be an even bigger power vampire. Samsung isn’t giving us many details on the 5G entry, by the way — it’ll be just two grams heavier, but otherwise identical to the LTE model.As for its rear cameras, Samsung is basically redoing what we saw on the S10 5G. There’s an ultrawide 16MP shooter; a wide-angle 12MP lens; a 12MP telephoto lens; and a VGA depth-vision camera for augmented reality apps. And yes, the S-Pen is still here, and now it has a built-in accelerometer and gyroscope. That lets you use air gestures, like flicking the pen up and down to change cameras in the photo app. It’s not a first for Samsung — we saw it on the Galaxy Tab S6 last week — but it could still be useful for people who multi-task with its stylus.Of course, the Note 10+ will cost you a pretty penny: It’ll start at $1,099, while the 5G version will cost $1,299. You’ll be able to snag the Note 10+ at major carriers and retailers on August 23rd. But if you’re hankering for 5G, that’ll only be available from Verizon at first, with T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint to come later.
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