A Fanboy's Note 10/10+ Review

  • Published: 12 September 2019
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    The Note series was known to be the do-all smartphone phone from Samsung. Note 10 and Note 10 Plus changes all that for the better and the worse.

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Comments • 6 105

    DOLBYMKV  3 hours back

    That phone slipped and dropped and crashed part!!!
    So slippery!
    Thumbs Up to an excellent video.

    • scenecheck123MYJ
      scenecheck123MYJ  5 hours back

      The motorized camera is more likely going to be that weird chunk of history..

      • Nasko Mitrov
        Nasko Mitrov  10 hours back

        I hate the fact that you are right, the Note series phones were no compromise phones, while now the Note 10 removes the 3.5mm jack, slow fingerprint, not even 90hz display, its still a great phone... now it doesnt feel like a Note

        • Matthew Family
          Matthew Family  13 hours back

          I brought well financing the note 10. I see nothing wrong with the note 10 and it's perfect for me. Don't get me wrong the note 10 plus is flawless just to much to afford atm good review

          • Mike Nichols
            Mike Nichols  21 hours back

            Should note for all of us who have the note10+ or similar, a huge security hole related to the camera was discovered. Samsung pushed out an update this morning. it doesn't auto update so go into your settings and manually check and install asap.

            • Baby Face
              Baby Face  23 hours back

              Me:about to buy s10 or note 10
              Me:watches linust tech vids
              Also me : “thank you linus”. (Lilly from HIMYM)

              • muhammad aidil
                muhammad aidil  1 days back

                Nobody cares about your feedback😂

                • Tony
                  Tony  2 days back

                  I dont like my galaxy s10. I've had it for 1 day, and wish the s7 was still an option.

                  • FBI
                    FBI  1 days back

                    Tony why?

                • thedubiousbaker
                  thedubiousbaker  2 days back

                  If the s11 gets that stupid flip up camera section I'll never buy it. I prefer the punch hole

                  • carloud
                    carloud  2 days back

                    not all wants a pop up camera sir

                    • David Mullenix
                      David Mullenix  2 days back

                      As to what you said about Gmail notifications not coming up, I noticed that this actually happens on many devices including mine. I fixed it by changing the settings to make Gmail check for emails to notify me about more frequent. For some reason it just doesn't always check for emails, it checks every hour or something for emails. It's strange.

                      • Dr. Jé
                        Dr. Jé  2 days back

                        I don't want moving parts on my cell. Are we bringing back HTC TOUCH PRO 2 with that amazing keyboard?

                        • Phillip Pugh
                          Phillip Pugh  2 days back

                          I have both note 9 and 10 plus ....10 plus is the better phone

                          • Emerson
                            Emerson  3 days back

                            Why do people even care about the headphone jack anymore. Wireless headphones are MUCH better.

                            • 18+ HOT
                              18+ HOT  3 days back

                              still got my note 8, and looks like I will fix my broken screen for 200 bucks and live with it on a rooted android

                              • SadlyBest
                                SadlyBest  3 days back

                                I refuse to get a notched/hole punched phone! I'll buy another Note 9 if need be.

                                • enkrypt3d
                                  enkrypt3d  3 days back

                                  Can't live without the better task switcher in the samsung store good lock.... really so much better than the stock task switcher!

                                  • awesomeferret
                                    awesomeferret  3 days back

                                    Thank you for being relatively objective about this. MKBHD is way too subjective and corporate on stuff like this now.

                                    • Something's Very Wrong

                                      I will NEVER* give up my note.
                                      *Unless some manufacturers make a better version.
                                      I will never give it up based on that. Headphone jack or not

                                      • Brandon S
                                        Brandon S  4 days back

                                        Really Linus...Your fucked

                                        • sheldon white
                                          sheldon white  5 days back

                                          It’s my favourite phone right now still for my photography work that I do customizing building and making a Logos using my favourite logo app of all time which is a
                                          Logo pit Creating amazing collages a Photos over the years so this is why I have to use a galaxy note 9 or 10 because of the amazing S pen

                                          • Christopher
                                            Christopher  5 days back

                                            Great review....but seriously lloose the stupid expressions by the dude that looks like grizly fucken adams or maybe you could pass him the dictionary and show him the defs for shave and a haircut.

                                            • NYVET
                                              NYVET  5 days back

                                              Don't worry, everyone will forget about the headphone jack just like they've forgotten about the IR blaster...I'm still pissed about that!

                                              • Paulo Vinicius
                                                Paulo Vinicius  6 days back

                                                Note's 10 Hardware: ✔
                                                Note's 10 Software: ❌

                                                • Roderick Torres
                                                  Roderick Torres  6 days back

                                                  Color accurate ? Ehhh. Bright and contrast sure but Samsung is far from color accurate with those super over saturated screens

                                                  • The Human Comedy
                                                    The Human Comedy  6 days back

                                                    "Ace-us" not "Ah-soos"

                                                    • Sheev Palpatine
                                                      Sheev Palpatine  7 days back

                                                      6:24 yea I found out by switching to outlook,that's a gmail problem. A lot of the Google apps have been really glitchy with notifications and I'm using a Pixel with Android 10.

                                                      • sirboom
                                                        sirboom  1 weeks back

                                                        The under screen fingerprint reader is painfully slow. LG V40 has the scanner on the back which is in its own way annoying but wicked fast and consistent. God forbid these brands just let us run base OS instead of the BS they slap in like Bixby or whatever it is. Had to work to turn that shit off.

                                                        • Omare Dwyer
                                                          Omare Dwyer  1 weeks back

                                                          What he didn't mention was that the Galaxy Note 10 Plus is indeed compatible with Micro SD.

                                                          • Oronde James
                                                            Oronde James  1 weeks back

                                                            I'm not sure how someone can call themselves "tech forward" and cry SO DAMN MUCH about archaic features like the headphone jack. 😂😂😂

                                                            • Govind Kumar
                                                              Govind Kumar  1 weeks back

                                                              I'm gonna buy a flagship device which has headphone jack
                                                              -enlighted by Linus

                                                              • Nomadx53
                                                                Nomadx53  1 weeks back

                                                                These shows are so much better than anything cable can produce, I don’t even have a cable subscription. I also haven’t watched or listened to an ad in years thanks to YouTube Premium through Google Play Music.

                                                                • Junior Barra
                                                                  Junior Barra  1 weeks back

                                                                  Lame upgrade??? You can say that one more time! 😂
                                                                  My Note 9 is more than perfect.
                                                                  It's 🔥🔥🔥 👍

                                                                  • TheBoltMaster
                                                                    TheBoltMaster  1 weeks back

                                                                    11:17 what’s the problem with touching your phone to unlock it? YOU’LL BE TOUCHING YOUR PHONE RIGHT AFTER UNLOCKING IT!

                                                                    • TheBoltMaster
                                                                      TheBoltMaster  1 weeks back

                                                                      I prefer the asymmetrical hole punch on the s10...it’s way more aesthetically pleasing...and it’s not as “in your face” even though it is smaller on the note 10.

                                                                      • christopher krause
                                                                        christopher krause  1 weeks back

                                                                        Music and sponsorship brought me here

                                                                        • ChinesePhoneme
                                                                          ChinesePhoneme  1 weeks back

                                                                          I have the same feeling towards the note10 series. I think the punch hole is worse than the notch (except Pixel 3XL). Note10(+) seems to be a s10 with s Pen and not for the hardcore 'want to have all ' users anymore. Note9 is more of a all around device, and is probably the last of this kind.

                                                                          • Isaac Oooof
                                                                            Isaac Oooof  1 weeks back

                                                                            I’m waiting for this one to blow up too 👍

                                                                            • Zerviscos
                                                                              Zerviscos  1 weeks back

                                                                              Linus is the only reviewer who drops stuff, even without touching them.

                                                                              Also I bought the Note 9 before I watched this, really hated the punchole in the Note 10. The Auraglow looks dope tho.

                                                                              • Matt Leonard
                                                                                Matt Leonard  1 weeks back

                                                                                I own every note up to the note never forgave them for taking away the Ir blaster

                                                                                • Sherry
                                                                                  Sherry  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Change title to include 9.

                                                                                  • Enter User Name Here.
                                                                                    Enter User Name Here.  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Big screen. Makes sense for all the buttons to be on one side. So you don't turn off the phone while turning up the volume while watching movies and the phone is on your desk

                                                                                    • Enter User Name Here.
                                                                                      Enter User Name Here.  2 weeks back

                                                                                      I wish you could combine security unlocks. Like Iris while having to hold your finger on the scanner.

                                                                                      • tarquintc
                                                                                        tarquintc  2 weeks back

                                                                                        If you're not upgrading from a Note 9, say you're coming from something totally different, would you consider the Note 10+ a good option?

                                                                                        • RadicalxEdward
                                                                                          RadicalxEdward  2 weeks back

                                                                                          I can’t wait until reviewers stop whining about the lack of headphone jacks. They’re gone. They’re not coming back. Get over it already. It’s been years.

                                                                                          • AmirulGamingHD
                                                                                            AmirulGamingHD  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Hah! My old car got Bluetooth

                                                                                            • Family Fun R.C.
                                                                                              Family Fun R.C.  2 weeks back

                                                                                              I love my not 10+ its amazing. And forgot to say that it comes with plug in headsets that u plug in the charger port.

                                                                                              • Grilled Trout
                                                                                                Grilled Trout  2 weeks back

                                                                                                About the hole punch....

                                                                                                The flip cameras and pop-up cameras and even the additional screen on the rear are all nice ideas, but none of those phones that feature those to achieve bezel-less full screen can offer proper IP dust & water resistance. Technology just isn't there, it seems.

                                                                                                If Samsung persued those features to achieve truly bezel-less full screen display, they would have had to drop the official IP dust & water resistance. That would have made a lot of people annoyed as well, considering the S and the Note series are flagship smartphones selling at high prices.

                                                                                                I cannot agree with your statement that the Chinese manufacturers have effectively called the hole punch and the notch "dead.". I think they are still here to stay, until the technology improves to a point where a front-facing camera can be put under the screen.

                                                                                                Sorry to generalize, but it is the IT community and the YouTube hosts that keep talking about "how the phone looks and feels" all the time. If Samsung kept the last year's design with the small forehead, this very community would be criticizing them for "looking just like last year" or "looking outdated."

                                                                                                The hole punch is really not even that obtrusive, and neither is the notch, as long as it is not hideously designed like in the Pixel 3XL. At least you can hide these things if you really hate it.