A Fanboy's Note 10/10+ Review

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  • 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 • 6 097

  • Baby Face
    Baby Face  7 minutes 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  5 hours back

      Nobody cares about your feedback😂

      • Tony
        Tony  20 hours back

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

        • FBI
          FBI  6 hours back

          Tony why?

      • thedubiousbaker
        thedubiousbaker  23 hours back

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

        • carloud
          carloud  1 days back

          not all wants a pop up camera sir

          • David Mullenix
            David Mullenix  1 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  1 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  1 days back

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

                • Emerson
                  Emerson  2 days back

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

                  • 18+ HOT
                    18+ HOT  2 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  2 days back

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

                      • enkrypt3d
                        enkrypt3d  2 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  2 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  4 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  4 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  4 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  5 days back

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

                                      • Roderick Torres
                                        Roderick Torres  5 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  5 days back

                                          "Ace-us" not "Ah-soos"

                                          • Sheev Palpatine
                                            Sheev Palpatine  6 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  6 days 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  7 days back

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

                                                • Oronde James
                                                  Oronde James  7 days 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  7 days back

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

                                                    • Nomadx53
                                                      Nomadx53  7 days 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  1 weeks back

                                                                        Change title to include 9.

                                                                        • Enter User Name Here.
                                                                          Enter User Name Here.  1 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.  1 weeks back

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

                                                                            • tarquintc
                                                                              tarquintc  1 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  1 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.

                                                                                      • Jamie Smith
                                                                                        Jamie Smith  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Popup camera is way worse than the hole punch on the 10. Popup cameras are fragile and something I would have expected on 10yr old phones.

                                                                                        • Nickalos Sigurnjak
                                                                                          Nickalos Sigurnjak  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Hey Linus, Google Pixel 4 XL or Note 10?

                                                                                          • Cubic Meter
                                                                                            Cubic Meter  2 weeks back

                                                                                            Linus Drop Tips

                                                                                            • Viki Dj
                                                                                              Viki Dj  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Why do you think adding mechanical parts to a mobile phone is a good idea?
                                                                                              Don't you think it can be damaged with shock on dropping phone somewhere?

                                                                                              • Richard B
                                                                                                Richard B  2 weeks back

                                                                                                I face palmed when he said that. The idiot thinks pop up cameras are the future.

                                                                                            • Tom Nuckols
                                                                                              Tom Nuckols  2 weeks back

                                                                                              No headphone jack, no sale.