Samsung’s two latest smartphones, the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus, are now available.
If you want a large phone from Samsung, though, there are several compelling reasons to buy the Galaxy S10 Plus from earlier this year instead of the new Galaxy Note 10 Plus.
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The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus are Samsung’s most luxurious smartphones to date.
Samsung has a lot of excellent smartphones to choose from this year, like the Galaxy S10e that launched back in February. But if you’re on the market for a big Android phone from Samsung specifically, your two best options will probably be the new Galaxy Note 10 Plus and the Galaxy S10 Plus that launched earlier this year.
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While the Galaxy Note 10 Plus is newer and bigger than the Galaxy S10 Plus, there are plenty of compelling reasons to go for the slightly older, slightly smaller, and way more affordable phone.
Here’s why the Galaxy S10 Plus is a better bang for your buck compared to the Galaxy Note 10 Plus.
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1. The Galaxy S10 Plus has the Galaxy Note 10 Plus beat in terms of price — and that’s often the most important consideration when buying a new phone.
The Galaxy Note 10 Plus starts at $1,100.
While the Galaxy S10 Plus had an official starting price of $999, you can now find it much cheaper at a wide variety of retailers like B&H— for around $800. Amazon is selling it right now for just $770.
That means you can save as little as $100, but as much as $300 or more, by going with the Galaxy S10 Plus instead of the Note 10 Plus. That’s a substantial savings for what’s arguably a more attractive package overall.
2. The Galaxy S10 Plus and Note 10 Plus have almost identical battery capacities — and in one test, the S10 Plus actually outlasted the Note 10 Plus.
The Galaxy S10 Plus has a 4,100 mAh battery.
The Galaxy Note 10 Plus has a 4,300 mAh battery.
mAh, or milliampere hour, is a unit of measurement that describes how long a battery can hold a charge before it needs recharging — but it’s not always the greatest representation of a phone’s battery life. How software utilizes the hardware, and minimizes drain, has a greater influence on a device’s battery life.
So while the Galaxy Note 10 Plus has an edge with battery capacity, it also has more stuff to power — like a bigger OLED screen, and all the various S Pen features. So you might be surprised to hear that the Galaxy S10 Plus has actually beaten the Galaxy Note 10 Plus in at least one battery-life test.
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