Samsung has been in on top when it comes to incorporating technology into its devices. A result is customers who are spoilt of choice. For instance, the scenario we are in presently where one wonders whether to stick to their Galaxy note 10+ of go for the new Galaxy fold.
The answer to which one to choose first lies in the preferences of different people while on the other hand, it is a factor of the different luring features presented by each of the phones. As such, we review the different features in both in the order you can make an informed decision on which to choose.
Galaxy fold vs. Galaxy note 10+
In terms of the display offered to you, you get 7.3 inches of display with the Fold while you get 6.3 inches on the Note 10+. However, both feature a dynamic Amoled design. As expected, the fold gives you more viewing space while on the other hand, it features an 85.79 % screen to body ratio against the Note 10+’s 91.34 %.
Each of the phones supports HDR video in addition to featuring ambient light sensor, proximity sensor as well as scratch-resistant glass.
Hardware and performance
Both phone feature high performance having been equipped with state of the art quality parts. Both feature Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm processor but the system chips differ slightly. On the other hand, while fold features 12GB of RAM, the Note 10+ features 8GB. On the other hand, the storages differ by 256 GB with the Fold having 512 GB.
Furthermore, while both use an Adreno 640 GPU, they support Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI OS system but the Note 10+ supports Android 10.
The major difference in the batteries equipped in these top brands in the power for both. While the Fold features a 4380 mAh powered battery for its larger size, the Note 10+ features 3500 mAh of power to keep you going.
Both phones use Li-Polymer batteries. They additionally feature Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi as well as Powermat wireless charging. They both also incorporate Reverse wireless charging.
In terms of the pictures you can take, the cameras installed are pretty much similar. Both devices feature many cameras but their positioning different especially of the Fold. They feature 12 megapixels for the first camera 12 megapixels for the second camera and 16 megapixels for the third camera for an Ultra-wide view.
On the front, the fold has two 10 megapixels cameras while the Note10+ features one with Autofocus as well as a High Dynamic Range mode (HDR).
The Galaxy Fold features a (160.9 x 117.9 x 6.9 mm) as well as (160.9 x 62.8 x 17.1 mm) when folded. On the other hand, the Note 10 features a (151 x 71.8 x 7.9 mm) size. While the Note 10+ weighs 167 g, the Fold features a weight of 276 g. Additionally, the Note 10+ features resistance to Water as well as Dust. Both phones feature 2D Face unlock in addition to Fingerprint unlocking.
In terms of cellular specs, the Note 10+ outperforms the Fold in many ways. It features increase LTE (FDD) bands in addition to LTE (TDD). On the other hand, while the Fold uses the LTE-A Pro Cat 18, Note 10+ uses LTE-A Pro Cat 20 for higher data speeds.
ON the other hand, while the Fold features a dual sim, Nano-SIM, and eSIM, Note 10+ features a Single Nano-SIM.
In terms of multimedia performance, the two phones feature 32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD but with no 3.5mm jack.
Furthermore, in connectivity, the two phones level up with the same features except for the Fold that features an additional EDR Bluetooth feature. Other include 5.0 Bluetooth, Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1 USB charging, as well as sensors like Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), and Barometer. The Wi-Fi connection features an 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct as well as a Hotspot
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Both Galaxy Fold as well as Galaxy Note 10+ offer extreme user experience but if you want to enjoy a larger screen you could choose the Galaxy Fold. With the ability to fold, the Galaxy Fold removes the need for having a tablet with you. It serves the purpose of a tablet as well as that of a phone.
On the other hand, the Note 10+ comes with an S Pen that allows you to have a better experience with all you do from writing a message rather than typing.