It’s been a big day for announcements, with Samsung finally unveiling the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ after months of leaks and speculation.
It’s the big new phone that feels more like a tablet – a chonky phablet, if you will – and it will officially be available with plans from Woolworths Mobile.
And if you get it in the pre-sale between the 8th and 22nd of August, you’ll save $180.
After what feels like 84 years of leaks and rumours, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 has finally been officially revealed. There's not only one device in the Note lineup but three, and one of them is 5G enabled. Here's everything you need to know, including the price and when you can get a Note 10 in Australia.Read more
This article has been sponsored by Woolworths Mobile.
For those who somehow haven’t heard the hubbub surrounding the announcement and release of the new Note devices, here’s the lowdown.
The Galaxy Note 10 will come equipped with a Triple Rear camera with live focus video, 3,500maH battery and 25W Super-fast Charging, an Exynos 9825 (7nm) Octa-core chipset and 256GB of on-board storage. Its 6.3″ FHD+ Infinity-O display also features an ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint sensor.
It’s also the first in the Note series to have a plus version!
The Galaxy Note 10+ boasts slightly heftier specs. The bigger device (coming in with a 6.8″ QHD+ Infinity-O display) will feature a 4,300maH battery and 45W Super-fast Charging 2.0, as well as a Quad Rear Camera (with 3D Depth camera), 256GB of on-board storage, and up to 512GB of microSD support.
Despite early leaks indicating that both devices would come with a 45W battery, the physical size, battery, external storage capacity and camera quality are the chief differentiators between the models.
The Note 10 and 10+ have had somewhat of a ‘cult following’, largely due to the conjecture surrounding the Note series’ staple: the S pen. Because people still want a phone with a stylus.
This year Samsung has added air gesture capability (much like the Pixel 4) on the improved S-pen to go hand-in-hand with the remote control functionality that was added last year.
If you’re looking to get a Note 10 or Note 10+ mobile plan from Woolworths Mobile, you’re looking at a choice of either a 24-month or 36-month plan.
Woolworths offers plans based off data size, so you have the option between the Extra Small (5GB of data at $20 per month), Small (12GB of data at $30 per month), Medium (40GB of data at $40 per month) or Large (60GB at $50 per month) postpaid plans.
In terms of coverage, Woolworths Mobile runs on the Telstra network, so you’re sitting with the best in that department.
Generally, the handsets add an additional cost of between $42 and $72 per month, depending on the duration of the plan you purchase.
However, if you purchase in conjunction with a 36-month plan in the pre-sale, you’ll only have to spend an additional $37 per month (Note 10) or $43 per month (Note 10+) for the handset. If you opt for the 24-month plan you will pay an additional $55.50 a month (Note 10) or $64.50a month (Note 10+).
Pre-sale is available from today, but the handsets themselves will be shipped from the 23rd of August. You can check out these phone plans here.
The Galaxy Note line is kind of an albatross. The original Galaxy Note was the phone that started the whole big-screen trend, and now nine generations later, it’s still got one of the biggest displays you can get on a phone, along with other unique traits like a built-in stylus, class-leading specs, and a hefty price tag, and a second model that’s smaller than you might expect.Read more