Samsung launches huge Galaxy Note 10+ with 6.8-in display

Qiualcomm's Snapdragon 855 runs the Galaxy Note 10+ with its 6.8-in. display (right) and a 5G variant for $1,300. (Samsung)

Samsung launched two new Galaxy Note smartphones on Wednesday, including a huge Note 10+ with a 6.8-in screen. The new Note 10 comes with a 6.3-in. display.

Qualcomm provided the Snapdragon 855 processor for the Note 10+, which has 12GB of RAM, with either 256 GB or 512 GB of storage. Plus, there’s a microSD card slot for more space. Neither machine has a headphone jack.

The 10+ will also have a 5G version, one of several new Samsung devices to come with that feature.

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The 10+ comes with a 4,300 mAh battery, compared to the 10’s 3500 mAh. For rear cameras, it will have a 16 MP lens and a wide-angle 12 MP lens as well as a 12 MP telephoto lens. There’s a VGA depth-vision camera for AR as well. The S-Pen is upgraded with a built-in accelerometer and gyroscope.

Price: The Note 10+ will cost $1,100, and the 5G version will be $1,300. They will arrive Aug. 23. The 5G version will come on Verizon first, with T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint arriving later.

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