As you can see, the 10+ is clearly the better device, but wait, there's more - it even has a bigger battery.
The new models are packed with new features, including "air actions" which can detect gestures like users flicking or swinging the phone's S Pen from afar.
Koh Dong-jin (left), head of Samsung Electronics' IM Division and Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft shake hands at Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Unpacked event in Brooklyn, New York on August 7 (local time).
Now that Samsung has chose to follow in Apple's company's footsteps with the Galaxy Note 10, the company has gone ahead and apparently deleted its commercials that insinuated Samsung was "in the right" for leaving its headphone jack intact. Users would also have access to Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage service to store their photos.
Notably, Samsung also chose to remove the microSD card slot on the smaller Note 10, which forces users to get stuck with 256GB of memory (as compared to the 10+'s 512GB), plus additional storage with its MicroSD card slot. The jack's absence in the new Notes is a major point in the Washington Post's Geoffrey Fowler's first look. Now users can jot down notes, instantly convert their handwriting to digital text in Samsung Notes, and export it to a variety of different formats, including Microsoft Word. If you buy a separate wall wart for your Note10+ - because, of course, Samsung won't include such a charger in the box - you'll be able to pull 45 watts. Using the DepthVision camera on Galaxy Note 10+, you can scan an object and create its 3D rendering in nearly real-time.
Huawei debuts Android alternative HarmonyOS
Unlike the much-expected name of HongMeng , Huawei adopted Harmony for its in-house operating system to solve all these problems. But Yu said Huawei had no plan to "launch a smartphone with HarmonyOS" while noting "our backup plan is always ready".
The S Pen has been a signature feature of the Galaxy Note series since the first-generation model was released, and that obviously isn't changing this year. I'll let you know my full thoughts once I've had a chance to review this guy. With it, you can start a chat on your iPhone and then finish it on your Mac once you get to work.
Meanwhile, the Note10 integrates the "Link to Windows" feature-which enables a phone's messaging and notifications to appear on a Windows 10 PC-directly into the Quick Panel for users to more easily connect their Note10 to their PC. This way, you don't have to constantly pick up your phone when you're working and you can just interact with it from your computer.
Users won't be very happy about this, but the Galaxy Note 10 does not support expandable storage. Samsung is also ditching the headphone jack, and scrubbing the ads that make fun of a company that would dare deprive customers of the convenience of plugging standard headphones into a mobile device.
We've been hugely impressed with what we've seen from the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 so far, and the Huawei Mate 30 Pro is going to have to pull out all the stops to come up with something equally appealing - given Huawei's track record though, we reckon the company is going to come out with a handset worthy of the "Pro" moniker. The CPU is a beefy Snapdragon 855, backed up by a 3,500mAh battery for the Note 10 and 4,300mAh for the Note 10+.