Galaxy Note 10 Hands-On: Samsung's Superphone Gets A Magic Wand

  • Published: 07 August 2019
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    Fun fact: I’ve been using Samsung’s Galaxy Note smartphones, on and off, for the better part of eight years. So a few weeks ago when the new Galaxy Note 10 first appeared on the horizon, I moved back into last year’s Galaxy Note 9 and started a running list of everything I wanted changed, the things I wanted kept, and at least one old feature I wanted back. Join me for a first look at the new Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ ahead of this year's Note 10 Unpacked event, and let's see how many wishes Samsung's magic wand will grant me!



    MrMobile's Galaxy Note 10 Hands-On / Galaxy Note 10+ Hands-On was produced following one hour with Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ review samples provided by Samsung at a press briefing in advance of Samsung Unpacked 2019. Preproduction hardware running pre-release software. Samsung was not offered copy review or approval rights, and no compensation changed hands in the making of this video.

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Comments • 2 619

  • Tammy Cal
    Tammy Cal  2 days back

    Can you do a series on Samsung note 10?

    • kevin 8039
      kevin 8039  2 weeks back

      I've had a note since the 3rd, and I agree, I'd love to another stitched leather back. That's was my favorite phone back so far, I used to love taking it out of the case when I was using it in my room. Also when I was showing it to people, they usually always said it looked really fancy/expensive with that back. It was really just plastic but it would be really cool if they did it with real stitched leather, especially for the price.

      • Noura Rida
        Noura Rida  3 weeks back

        Simply if you are to update from note 9 to note 10, it doesn't make sense that you do
        The 10+ however, might be worth thinking of if you are looking for a better camera, battery and you are ready to get rid of the headphone jack.

        • Louis de la Porte
          Louis de la Porte  1 months back

          I stopped watching when you said you are really covering the Note 10+. Your title is a total misnomer.

          • Elgwaps labasano
            Elgwaps labasano  1 months back

            I won't buy any samsung products, cause they don't update software in a span of 2 years.

            • karolis112assassin
              karolis112assassin  3 months back

              Please do smaller note 10 review.there is not a lot reviews of regular note 10

              • I Am DeAdsHoT
                I Am DeAdsHoT  3 months back

                Note 10 for that a rip off!

                • Anthony Torres
                  Anthony Torres  4 months back

                  The 11 pro is 1100 for only 64gb and starts at 1100 for the max

                  • Axl
                    Axl  4 months back

                    OMG! at 3:01 I thought i was Danny McBride's voice 🖤

                    • GameBlame Official
                      GameBlame Official  4 months back

                      02:00 Mr. Mobile. Still waiting on your Note 10 review.

                      • D Mer
                        D Mer  4 months back

                        They should make the s-pen a cigarette lighter.

                        • efragione
                          efragione  5 months back

                          What is the name/brand of the phone stand in 5:17?

                          • Asni Balucci
                            Asni Balucci  5 months back

                            Apple fucked for sure....
                            Just ordered Note 10 plus over new iPhone

                            • D Dave
                              D Dave  5 months back

                              Had my note 10+ since it launched.
                              I'm missed my note 9 ever since then.
                              I switched back to it and I don't regret it a bit.

                              • Kenneth Cox
                                Kenneth Cox  5 months back

                                What’s your daily driver

                                • Duchess Lust Moon TYPE 11a

                                  New junk by Sam Shit. !! When the new IPhone Max Pro is Coming out Soon !!
                                  My iPhone Max from last October is better than this junk !!
                                  Can you imagine how low class and low rent it actually looks to see someone out in public using their Shit - Pen 🖊 !! 😆
                                  These Android Things are junk and everyone really knows it . People trick themselves actually into being brainwashed by Sam Shit !!
                                  Do you want to be driving a $135,000 BMW 8 series or a Toyota Camry ? For $40,000 ? Same situation Almost !!
                                  My Daddy taught me at age 6 , you get what you pay for !!

                                  • raveed Israel
                                    raveed Israel  5 months back

                                    How do you get the led notification on the front facing camera

                                    • The Truth
                                      The Truth  5 months back

                                      1080P bitches? This is the reason Im not buying Note 10 and keep my S8. Im so angry with them because of this. 1440P since Note 4! and now 1080p? Just to push your horse Note10 Plus?


                                      • Lloyd Khambule
                                        Lloyd Khambule  5 months back

                                        Please cover the 10

                                        • Allison L.
                                          Allison L.  5 months back

                                          I received my Note 10Plus today and spent all day getting it perfect, arranging apps, notes, photos ect. When I started to get phone calls, I noticed that the caller's voice is muffled and there is an intense vibration every time the caller spoke. it is like covering the speaker with your hand giving that muffled voice sound and putting your hand on a woofer for that deep vibration ie (casing rattle). Although the photos and the screen are excellent, I am returning it and keeping my note 8, I cannot deal with that muffled voice and vibrations

                                          • Kevin Phoenix
                                            Kevin Phoenix  5 months back

                                            Yes, please cover the Note 10. The Note 10+ gets the bulk of the reviews, while the 10 gets glossed over. There IS a crowd for the Note 10, so it would be fair to make an unbiased review for that crowd.

                                            • Dom T
                                              Dom T  5 months back

                                              More small note 10 coverage

                                              • TAGpc
                                                TAGpc  5 months back

                                                Please do a note 10 review I am due for upgrade the 28th of September I have the note 8 and would like to know if it is worth going for the note 10 or just go for the S10+

                                                • Kevin Phoenix
                                                  Kevin Phoenix  5 months back

                                                  I got the Note 10 myself. These are the following six reasons why I got this phone over the Note 10+:

                                                  1. I'm likely never gonna hit that 256 GB storage limit, because I'm always going to periodically transfer my captured media to my computer and from there to labeled flash drives for safe keeping. People don't realize just how much space 256 GB is as a base storage option. This isn't 32 or even 64...looking at YOU, Apple.

                                                  2. When you think about it, the screen on the Note 10 is virtually identical to the one on the Note 9. So if you were happy with the previous generation screen size, you're pretty much getting the same with almost no bezel.

                                                  3. In relation to number 2, having the same screen size (only a minute difference, which is almost undetectable to the naked eye, but I digress) in a smaller phone means easier gripping power.

                                                  4. Okay, seriously. Who is ever going to use all 12 GB of RAM, nevermind 8. Heck, even 6 GB of RAM would be enough for most people. So yeah, 8 GB in the Note 10 is plenty. Trust me on this!

                                                  5. By this point, I've made peace with the reality that the headphone jack isn't coming back. People like to have it there for the sake of having it. But personally, I wear wireless earphones all the time and my current car uses bluetooth. I've come to terms with this reality and you should too. There's always the USB-C dongle, but again I digress.

                                                  6. Finally, the cameras. Unless you're a hardcore photographer, you're really not going to need the depth sensor that the plus has. The Note 10 has a software powered version of it that will suffice for the average and even heavy user. You're otherwise getting the same cameras as the Plus, so you'll still be getting the same quality shots.

                                                  Hope this helps to further temper your decision on which Note to get. Bottom line: If you were happy with the Note 8 or 9 and just want a straight upgrade, get the 10. If money is no object and you just have to have the absolute best, go for the 10 Plus. All I'm saying is consider what you need versus what you want.

                                                  • Chris R
                                                    Chris R  4 months back

                                                    THANK YOU. People always look at the specs and completely ignore the actual life experience! Samsung has become a premium brand and people don't want to believe that.
                                                    1080p? More battery, you won't really notice the difference. Headphone jack? Doesn't matter. Except for LG as far as I know, the audio fidelity of the the headphone jacks were mediocre/decent. And Galaxy buds are pretty good,and come with the phone for free(which is pretty cool,unlike apple). The only issue I have is price. If they dropped it to 800, it would be awesome.

                                                • Power Button Revelations
                                                  Power Button Revelations  5 months back

                                                  If you buy the smaller Note 10, you're telling Samsung it's ok to take away specs and charge more. Samsung starting to annoy me with this. First the s10e and now the note 10?? You're telling me the top oled maker in the world can't afford a quad hd display in their devices when my $700 Galaxy note 4 had it.

                                                  • Denny
                                                    Denny  5 months back

                                                    I though he say “jerk off”.

                                                    • Belinda Ginete
                                                      Belinda Ginete  5 months back

                                                      Yes please do a review on the smaller, Note 10!
                                                      It deserves some love too! 😊

                                                      • Damien Beckham
                                                        Damien Beckham  5 months back

                                                        Clear skin on the Note 10+ means Beauty and no Fingerprints.

                                                        • Leonardo J
                                                          Leonardo J  5 months back

                                                          I actually came here for the smaller one, because the 10+ is over the top humongous, and i prefer comfortable in hands/pockets phones. Yes please, cover the smaller one.

                                                          • Leonardo J
                                                            Leonardo J  5 months back

                                                            No one in their right mind needs an SD card when the base model comes with 250gb of storage. And Headphone jack is a history, get over it. Wireless is way more convenient.

                                                            • Matt Dallass
                                                              Matt Dallass  5 months back

                                                              yes and no. I use my headphone jack every night as I'm falling asleep to listen to retarded noises to give me a great night's sleep.

                                                          • M Hussain
                                                            M Hussain  5 months back

                                                            What are you trying to say? Is it good or buy or not your confusion is confusing me🤦‍♂️

                                                            • AL
                                                              AL  5 months back

                                                              It's a hands-on review. Do you have the ability to read properly? I guessed you seemed to miss that. He even mentioned in the video he didn't get to try all of its features. Ignorance at its finest :')

                                                          • Eli Ulman
                                                            Eli Ulman  5 months back

                                                            FHD for $900. My standard S9 has better resolution for much less.

                                                            • Jeremiah Bachmann
                                                              Jeremiah Bachmann  5 months back

                                                              Obviously we need a Note 10 vs. Note 10+ matchup.

                                                              • palmtree
                                                                palmtree  5 months back

                                                                omg red color !! so sexy

                                                                • Ace
                                                                  Ace  5 months back

                                                                  Stitched leather backplate? It was cheap flimsy plastic with a stitch emboss on it..

                                                                  • Ace
                                                                    Ace  5 months back

                                                                    This is more of a downgrade..

                                                                    • Christopher Sullivan
                                                                      Christopher Sullivan  5 months back

                                                                      I typically use a skin to avoid having fingerprints all over

                                                                      • CHRIS H
                                                                        CHRIS H  5 months back

                                                                        please review the note 10

                                                                        • LorenDH
                                                                          LorenDH  5 months back

                                                                          I’m torn between the note 10 plus and the one plus 7 pro

                                                                          • SantistaUSA LMF Studios
                                                                            SantistaUSA LMF Studios  5 months back

                                                                            I plan on getting the Note 10 plus this week, too bad it doesn't have a headphone jack but honestly I haven't used the one in my S7 lately anyways so it probably won't be an issue for me!

                                                                            • kramshiron
                                                                              kramshiron  5 months back

                                                                              few can tell the difference between 1080p and qhd, battery doesn't use as much to power screen and a more efficient cpu, I use bluetooth headphones so not a problem and finally I don't want a brick to carry around so a smaller note is perfect.

                                                                              • Graham Donaldson
                                                                                Graham Donaldson  5 months back

                                                                                Hi Mike, any time frame on full review please? Thanks dude.

                                                                                • Paul Varinder
                                                                                  Paul Varinder  5 months back

                                                                                  I agreed with you on a leather stitched back.

                                                                                  • M Tahir
                                                                                    M Tahir  5 months back

                                                                                    Samsung lost me ever since they started doing that silly curved screen on their phones. I cringed every time I saw your palm resting on the active screen while using it.

                                                                                    • SantistaUSA LMF Studios
                                                                                      SantistaUSA LMF Studios  5 months back

                                                                                      I hated the curve screen as well, I have the S7 and been avoiding the upgrade because I didn't like the curve, then a friend of mine gave me the Note 9 and love it, the curve does not bother me at all, it's weird cause I didn't think I would ever like it.

                                                                                  • Chris Dawes
                                                                                    Chris Dawes  5 months back

                                                                                    it's like Samsung and apple don't realise that pro techs use 3.5mm jacks for quality connections at gigs where bluetooth is sometimes impossible, and equipment has standards, and has had for 20 years... it's a massive #pass on this one... it's not like they couldn't embed it in the sylus at least.

                                                                                    • Rex Overbey
                                                                                      Rex Overbey  5 months back

                                                                                      I want to get away from glass back phones as well. Maybe a metal back covered with removable leather/alcantara/carbon fiber/kevlar covers. Maybe multiple choices. Anything but glass would be nice.

                                                                                      • Sammy Storm
                                                                                        Sammy Storm  5 months back

                                                                                        I hated the stitched leather jacket finish... it wasn't appealing aesthetically in my opinion..

                                                                                        • Pavithra Penmetsa
                                                                                          Pavithra Penmetsa  5 months back

                                                                                          Note 10 review needed