Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ vs Galaxy Note 9

“Out with the old, in with the new” is what people often say. But if you’re already a proud owner of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, should you upgrade as soon as possible to the newer Galaxy Note 10+? ...
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16 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31027; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

My Note 9 is still killing it, excellent all around phone.

9. pimpin83z

Posts: 541; Member since: Feb 08, 2019

Still waiting on the 5G before getting it? I just set up my wife's 10 last night. I can't wait for my 10+ to get here!

15. darkkjedii

Posts: 31027; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Me too. When AT&T gets the 5G model, I’m on it.

18. epdm2be

Posts: 822; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Not to mention that if you keep the note 9 on Oreo then full 2-way call recording works great. While it doesn't work at all on the N10 :-(

5. afrohoxha

Posts: 254; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Couldn't you just wait for the software update???

6. Knownhost

Posts: 105; Member since: Nov 13, 2017

For my usage patterns, my Note 9 is the better choice. I love the looks and other upgrades of the 10+, but I love my Note 9's headphone jack more.

12. Alter

Posts: 230; Member since: Mar 25, 2016

Same here. I have the cash to burn and would love a new Note but I can't get past the punch hole.

7. jellmoo

Posts: 2579; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Nice compare and contrast. I'd say that if you can find a good deal, the Note 9 makes a very compelling buy even today. Also, nice to see that PA writers got some game. High five dude.

8. NZred

Posts: 30; Member since: Aug 19, 2019

There is something you guys do horribly with photos and battery tests, I can't figure out what it is but you're completely contradictory to every other review in the internet.

10. bucknassty

Posts: 1337; Member since: Mar 24, 2017

jitters in the UI is a damn lie... my note 9 is killing it still from day 1

16. darkkjedii

Posts: 31027; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Bought mine on launch day, and no issues other than the normal small things these devices do. It’s actually been the most problem free phone I’ve owned followed by the iPhone 5.

11. stulla

Posts: 91; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Note 9 will be my next phone....long live the headphone jack

28. bacano

Posts: 9; Member since: Jun 24, 2019

Which version of the Note 10+ are you comparing here? Exynos or snapdragon version?

31. Krjal

Posts: 429; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

I've got the "cash to burn" but I'm sticking with my Note 9. I don't want to lose the convenience of a headphone port for a 3% bigger battery that doesn't even last longer. The Note 9 needs something a lot more impressive to unseat it.

34. Topspliff

Posts: 33; Member since: Sep 21, 2013

Still running my Note 8 with Zero issues, great camera, great battery, smooth as day 1, still using the headphone jack, if the note 11 does not come with under screen camera, then I'll get the Note 9, price will be great!

35. JetskiMark

Posts: 16; Member since: Feb 03, 2014

The punch hole alone is the reason why I would not consider trading my Note 9 for a Note 10+. I could live with having to use a dongle when I wanted to use my quality wired headphones.
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