Samsung already confirmed that a new era of Galaxy innovation is coming this Feb. The Galaxy S23 series smartphones will be the exemplar of how Samsung defines the ultimate premium experience, raise the bar and set new standards for what’s epic.
The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 Plus flagships have already lost Android upgrades support with the One UI 4.1. However, the hardware is still capable of managing everyday tasks and photography. Well, there’s no doubt, Galaxy S23 Ultra will be worth upgrade over the Galaxy Note 10 (or Plus).
Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 10 Plus smartphone with 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED screen with HDR10+ support. The refresh rate functionality arrived to Samsung with the Galaxy S20 series, while the Galaxy S23 Ultra offers 120Hz refresh rate on the 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display and up to 1750 nits brightness.
- Note 10 Plus: Corning Gorilla Glass 6
- S23 Ultra: Gorilla Glass Victus 2
Let’s have a quick look at the camera hardware changes:
Note 10 Plus Vs S23 Ultra
- Primary Camera: 12MP → 200MP
- Ultra-wide Camera: 16MP → 12MP
- Telephoto (1) Camera: 12MP → 10MP (10x optical zoom)
- Depth/Telephoto (2) Camera: 0.3MP → 10MP (3x optical zoom)
- Selfie Camera: 10MP → 12MP (Dual Pixel)
The Galaxy Note 10 Plus is equipped with quad rear camera setup, while the Galaxy S23 Ultra is going to be a camera beast in the industry. Its 200MP camera sensor is capable of capturing greatly detailed photos with Space Zoom of up to 100X.
Note 10 / Plus
- Exynos 9825 (Europe/Asia)
- Architecture: Octa-core (2×2.73 GHz Mongoose M4 & 2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A75 & 4×1.9 GHz Cortex-A55)
- Mali-G76 MP12
- Snapdragon 855 (US/China)
- Architecture: 1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485
- Adreno 640
- Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (Worldwide)
- Architecture: Octa-core [1×3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510]
- Adreno 740
S Pen was the exclusive feature of the Note lineup, which expanded to Galaxy S Ultra and Galaxy Z Fold due to the cancellation of the Note. The S23 Ultra is a true 2nd successor to the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphone and you don’t feel unhappy purchasing it!
Samsung ended Galaxy Note 10’s Android upgrades support with One UI 4.1, while security patches won’t last too long. If you care about software, the Galaxy S23 Ultra will be a great deal with major upgrades promise up to Android 17 and security patches until February 2027.
For the first time in three years, Samsung will hold an in-person Unpacked event in San Francisco on February 1st. At the event, the company will introduce new Galaxy S phones, Book3 laptops, and One UI 5.1 as well as details about Galaxy-exclusive chipset.
Samsung Galaxy A55 to boast 32-megapixel selfie camera
Details about Samsung’s next-gen Galaxy A5x smartphone continue to appear. In a new report, it has been revealed that Samsung considering bringing a 32-megapixel selfie camera to the Galaxy A55 5G, scheduled for launch in 2024.
Starting with the Galaxy A51, Samsung utilized a 32-megapixel front camera in the Galaxy A52, Galaxy A53, and Galaxy A54. If the report is correct, it’s going to be the company’s fifth handset, bringing the same resolution front camera sensor.
Besides 50-megapixel primary and 32-megapixel selfie cameras, the Galaxy A55 5G will be equipped with a 12-megapixel ultrawide sensor, the same as its predecessor. Besides, details about the phone’s macro (third rear) camera sensor remain unknown, leaving hope for improvement.
iPhone 15 Faces Critical Issue with BMW Wireless Charging!
Apple has yet to muffle the iPhone 15’s overheating complaints, another problem pops up on the web. This time, the problem is related to the failure of NFC, causing to users have a BMW car.
According to reports on the internet, some BMW owners have complained that their iPhone 15’s NFC chip no longer works after charging with their vehicle’s wireless charging pad.
Consumers report that their iPhone 15 enters the data recovery mode with a white screen, and the NFC chip is no longer functional. Notably, the NFC chip powers features like Apple Pay and digital car keys.
Due to the NFC failure, some consumers got a replacement unit from Apple, but the replacement iPhone is then vulnerable to the same issue. Affected users receive a “Could Not Set Up Apple Pay” error message in the Wallet app.
OnePlus Strikes Back: New Foldable Hinge and Gapless Design Take on Samsung!
OnePlus is expected to introduce its first foldable smartphone in the market this month. Ahead of official unveiling, OnePlus Chief Pete Lau sat down with a well-known YouTuber to discuss their first foldable phone and show off the new foldable hinge and gapless design of an early model.
This year’s foldable phone by Samsung brings new Flex Hinge technology, which results gapless foldable. Since the Chinese phone maker confirmed to introduce OnePlus Open in the global market, the Korean tech giant may face some heat of competition, which is radically rising.
Through an exclusive interview with Unbox Therapy, OnePlus gives an official look at an early build of its upcoming foldable, showcasing the revamped hinge build and “gapless” design. Pete notes that OnePlus retains over 600 patents surrounding elements of the hinge alone.
OnePlus Open foldable phone will come with a gapless design, similar to the Oppo Find N2. Notable, the company’s forthcoming foldable brings 31 fewer components in comparison.
In the video, Pete has Lew close the Open with a piece of paper tucked inside. It looks more like a case of strong magnets laid across the outer edges of the inner display to an outside viewer.
When it’s coming?
OnePlus is expected to launch its first foldable smartphone on October 19. Tomorrow, Samsung and Google will have their epic events, with the former set to unveil a set of Fan Edition products and the latter will unveil the Pixel 8 flagship and Pixel Watch 2nd generation.