Galaxy Note 10 is the perfect size

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Dimensions

5.94 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches

151 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)

LG G8 ThinQ

LG G8 ThinQ

Dimensions

5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches

151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)

Honor 20 Pro

Honor 20 Pro

Dimensions

6.09 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches

154.6 x 73.97 x 8.44 mm

Weight

6.42 oz (182 g)

Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung Galaxy S10

Dimensions

5.9 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches

149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8 mm

Weight

5.54 oz (157 g)

Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Dimensions

5.94 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches

151 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)

LG G8 ThinQ

LG G8 ThinQ

Dimensions

5.98 x 2.83 x 0.33 inches

151.9 x 71.8 x 8.4 mm

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)

Honor 20 Pro

Honor 20 Pro

Dimensions

6.09 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches

154.6 x 73.97 x 8.44 mm

Weight

6.42 oz (182 g)

Samsung Galaxy S10

Samsung Galaxy S10

Dimensions

5.9 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches

149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8 mm

Weight

5.54 oz (157 g)

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Hot on the heels of yesterday's Note 10 specs leak hollering from Greece, today comes a confirmation from another trusted source, Roland Quandt, whose insiders reiterate that the 6.3" phone will come with a 1080p display. 

We actually welcome this decision, as the display's pixel density and sharpness to the eye of the beholder will be enough, all the while 1080p phones last 20-30% more than 1440p phones on a charge when normalized for the battery capacity. Thus, the Note 10 will most likely have the same battery life as the 10+ with its 4300 mAh battery, and we can move on to analyze the finer points of the specs sheet.

While the rest of the specifications in Roland's report have been previously leaked, the only missing piece of the puzzle - the actual Note 10 dimensions - have us salivating now. How about 5.94 x 2.83 x 0.31 inches (151 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm)? To put these raw numbers in perspective, the Note 10 will be the most compact true flagship out there (what, 1080p phones can't be flagships you say?), how's that for a hyperbole.


Our cold, hard calculations returned 91% screen-to-body ratio which is a record among brand-name phones in our database. It turns out that all those rumors how Samsung has managed to significantly shrink the top bezel of the Note 10 are turning out to be true. The Note 10 is, in fact, smaller than the already compact LG G8 or Honor 20 Pro, all the while it has a larger display. 

Here we arrive at the kicker - the Galaxy Note 10 will be negligibly larger than the Galaxy S10 and will compensate for that with a bigger display, increasingly blurring the range of what's possible in "all-screen" designs.

What's even better, this most humble for the screen diagonal footprint comes courtesy of a narrow body, in addition to the shaved-off top bezel, so the Note 10 is shaping up to be the perfect fit in your hand, as far as 6+ inchers go. What do you think?

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Galaxy Note 10
  • Display 6.3" 1080 x 2280 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 10 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Octa-core, 2840 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 3500 mAh

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9 Comments

1. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

It was always obvious that the Note10 was going to be small given the display and battery size rumours. What I really want to see is how large the + variant is.

5. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

If ever I were interested in the note line, this will definitely be it. Infact, this is probably the greatest Galaxy note of all time imo.. and yes, its size supercedes every other disadvantage it has over the plus (which is seriously negligible). Good job sammy

9. cmdacos

Posts: 4085; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

About the size of the s10+

2. OneLove123

Posts: 958; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

Wow, is smaller than the g8

3. LawnBoy

Posts: 172; Member since: Feb 23, 2019

I wish they made it thicker and slapped 4000 mA battery in there

4. pimpin83z

Posts: 451; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

I'll take the Note 10+ cause I need the bigger battery, better camera & SD card slot option (if the rumor of removing it on the Note 10 is true).

6. Bankz

Posts: 2531; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Bigger screen, and same camera

7. pimpin83z

Posts: 451; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

Which one will have the ToF camera again?

8. KingSam

Posts: 1424; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

I agree. Sweet spot. Similar to my v35.

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