Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ screen tipped to set a new record

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ screen tipped to set a new record
With the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series less than two weeks away, some exciting new information about the Galaxy Note 10+ was revealed on Twitter by tipster Ice Universe (@Universeice). Based on renders created by Ishan Argawal (@ishanagarwal24), the Infinity-O display on the Galaxy Note 10+ will cover a record 92.5% of the phone's body. This compares with the 88.5% screen-to-body ratio on the Huawei P30 Pro and the 88.4% ratio on the OnePlus 7 Pro. In order to achieve this record design, Samsung uses a punch-hole for the selfie camera (the "O" in the Infinity-O display) and an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint scanner. Our analysis of the Galaxy Note 10 shows that it will have a screen-to-body-ratio in the neighborhood of 91%.

The side bezels on the Galaxy Note 10+ are 1.5mm thick. To put that in perspective, consider that this is .059 of an inch. The top bezel weighs in at 2mm while the bottom chin measures 3.7mm. Based on a previously leaked specs sheet, we expect the Galaxy Note 10+ to be equipped with a 6.8-inch 1440p QHD+ display. In the states, the Snapdragon 855 (+) Mobile Platform will drive the device while elsewhere the Exynos 9825 chipset will be under the hood. The Galaxy Note 10+ will come with 12GB of memory and storage options will start at 256GB.


The back of the Galaxy Note 10+ will carry four sensors. There will be a 12MP primary camera, a 12MP telephoto camera, a 16MP wide-angle camera and a Time of Flight sensor (ToF). This measures the time it takes for infrared beams to bounce off a subject and return to the phone. The data collected can be used to create 3D maps for more accurate facial recognition and improved bokeh effects on portraits. The 4300mAh battery supports 45W fast charging and 20W wireless charging. Color options will include Black, White, and a Crystal gradient.

The S Pen will have some new features this year


Many Samsung fans will rejoice at the disappearance of the controversial dedicated Bixby button. That doesn't mean that Bixby itself has been eliminated as the digital assistant can now be summoned by using the phone's power button. One thing that the Galaxy Note 10+ will have that you won't find on its smaller sibling is a microSD slot. Perhaps the larger size of the Galaxy Note 10+ allowed Samsung to include this feature on the premium model. Regardless, there probably will be many consumers who don't come close to storing 256GB of apps, photos, videos and media content on their Galaxy Note 10 unit.

The S Pen will have a few new features this year. When used to highlight text on the Galaxy Note 10 screen, it will make a highlighter sound. If that means that the pen will generate a cringe-worthy high-pitched squeak, the kind that reminds you of a balloon being handled, you might want to disable this feature. There reportedly will be additional Air Command options when the S Pen hovers over the display and an unnamed Samsung executive says that the stylus will show improved performance.


As we told you this morning, Samsung is now taking reservations on the new Galaxy Note 10 series. Those who opt for joining the queue will have 72 hours after the phones go on sale to place a genuine order, or else their reservation will be canceled. It appears that the actual release date of the new models will be August 23rd.

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Galaxy Note 10+
  • Display 6.8" 1440 x 3040 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 10 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, Octa-core, 2840 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4300 mAh
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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32 Comments

1. AbhiD

Posts: 849; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

These numbers seem really impossible. Either this OR OnePlus 7 Pro numbers are wrong. There is no way whatsoever that Note 10+ will have 4% better screen to body ratio over OP7 Pro. That is huge difference despite the fact that bezels on OP7 Pro are super slim already and it doesn't even have a punch-hole cutout. And P30 Pro has better numbers than OP7 pro? Like what? That thing has a proper notch on it.

2. nikhil23

Posts: 469; Member since: Dec 07, 2016

OP7 pro has a bigger chin. It has S/B ratio of 88.1

21. AbhiD

Posts: 849; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

No it doesn't. OP7 Pro chin measures below 4mm. Infact apparantly it's the same as Oppo Find X, another phone with 3.7 mm chin. So get your facts together. Moreover, it's clearly impossible to measure STB in dual curved screen phones.

26. OneLove123

Posts: 1189; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

NOTE 10 CHIN IS 2MM, plus the side bezels are smaller than the oneplus 7 pro too.

28. AbhiD

Posts: 849; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

Phone is not even out and you have already declared the bezel dimensions? What are you? A crack? Those renders are always fine tuned by brands to make it look have smaller bezels than reality. Let the phone come out and then tell me what's it's bezel size is. I might not even find you then. And btw even renders show it to have 3.7 mm chin not 2mm. You can't even read, can you?

5. User123456789

Posts: 1008; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

Dual edge screen increses the %.

6. Fred3

Posts: 561; Member since: Jan 16, 2018

Yeah i thought the 7 Pro had the highest

18. teerex41

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

How do you know???? Did you design the phone, Einstein?!?!?! Shut your whole until we see the actual product!!!!!!!

24. Dbosss unregistered

It is higher bcoz the radiuses at the corners made sharper... OP7 pro corner radiuses are more and ate the display!

3. RajRicardo

Posts: 500; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

I'd take a phone with minimum bezels rather than having these ugly notches and hole punches any day.

8. ryugathewolf87

Posts: 33; Member since: Oct 07, 2018

Look there if you get a phone without these things. It must be difficult.

30. Alter

Posts: 232; Member since: Mar 25, 2016

Completely agree. Can't believe so many people are perfectly fine with part of the screen being interrupted. Would you want a TV with a hole in it?

34. ryugathewolf87

Posts: 33; Member since: Oct 07, 2018

Ok, but a modern smartphone has telecommunications antennas, a tv not, where do you want they put the antennas and the frontal camera, inside of the display?

4. User123456789

Posts: 1008; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

I bet they dont discount the area taken by fugly hole. Same way other dont discount the notch.

7. ryugathewolf87

Posts: 33; Member since: Oct 07, 2018

What's the problem with you with the Galaxy Note 10+ having a hole? Is that so big or ugly for you claim? Then the antennas and the frontal camera, where we put it? In the screen?

19. User123456789

Posts: 1008; Member since: Feb 22, 2019

Note 9 has much better front design. Ridiculous to have black spot while using cam or watching videos full screem. As annoying as notch

11. ABCDF

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 26, 2019

Almost every other site and screen-to-body ratio calculaters say that S10+ has the highest screen-to-body ratio which is 89.4% then OnePlus 7 Pro with 89.2% and then P30 Pro with 89.1%. and it's right! S10+ has a thinner chin and it's side bezels are thinner than both OnePlus 7 Pro and P30 Pro. Your calculating way might be wrong because S10+'s chin is 0.7 mm thinner than OnePlus 7 Pro and side bezels are also nearly by half thinner.

14. sissy246

Posts: 7124; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

Bring it on Can't wait for this king of all phones. My money is ready, lol where have I heard that before, lol

17. teerex41

Posts: 5; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Come to papa!!!!

23. jasrockett

Posts: 126; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

How about, 0.059 of an inchthing, to put THAT into perspective thats 1.5mm

25. LawnBoy

Posts: 198; Member since: Feb 23, 2019

One thing Huawei does right is add thickness to the phone. .5 mm thicker is the difference between a 3500 mA and 4000 mA battery

29. dimas

Posts: 3382; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

People are debating about bezels and chin thickness and here I am, just thinking if the battery life of note 10 will be a deal breaker or not. Oh well, there's the asus zenfone 6 and rog phone 2 around the corner...

31. bacano

Posts: 12; Member since: Jun 24, 2019

I'll buy one! Thanks!

32. rkoforever90

Posts: 463; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

I should have preferred a little bit thicker bezel instead of hole in the middle of screen

33. perry1234

Posts: 648; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Oh another record for the sake of it, the most useless of them all imho...go back to notch-less screens Samsung.

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