Pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and the 10 Plus have begun, and Walmart is offering a great deal on them. Now through August 12, if you pre-order either device through Walmart, youâ€™ll receive up to $150 in credit to spend at the Samsung Store.
Pre-ordering the Note 10 nets you $100 in store credit, while either the Note 10 Plus or Note 10 Plus 5G offers $150 in credit. To qualify, you can purchase the phone either through a new contract, device installment plan, or buy it outright, according to the terms and conditions. Act fast: Walmart appears to be selling out of some of its early pre-order allotments already.
The design of the Note 10 series phones is distinctly different from its predecessor. It comes in two sizes â€” the Note 10 has a 6.3-inch screen and the Note 10 Plus a 6.8-inch screen. Dazzling new â€œAuraâ€ colors that shimmer in the light are available, including Aura White, Aura Black, and a stunning Aura Glow (the latter two are shown in the picture above).
Thereâ€™s also no rear fingerprint sensor anymore: Samsungâ€™s built that into the front screen. The edges are more rounded, and the device is thinner overall â€” so thin that Samsung has joined Apple in eliminating the 3.5-inch headphone jack.
Donâ€™t fret about the headphone jack â€” despite Samsungâ€™s criticism of Apple doing the same thing with the iPhone. The lack of the jack and its components allowed Samsung to place a bigger battery in the Note 10, and the company provides a USB-C to 3.5mm dongle inside the box just in case. Both devices are powered by Qualcommâ€™s Snapdragon 855, but the Note 10 has 8GB of RAM, whereas the Note 10 Plus has 12GB, The Note 10 Plus also offers the option for 5G connectivity (although Walmartâ€™s not offering that particular model right now).
If youâ€™d like to have the option for expandable storage, youâ€™ll want to choose the Note 10 Plus, as the Note 10 does not have a microSD card slot. You also get a significantly larger battery in the Plus and 45-watt charging support, which can give the phone a full dayâ€™s charge in just 30 minutes.
The Galaxy Note 10 is priced at $950, while the Note 10 Plus 256GB is available for preorder for $1,100. They officially launch in stores on August 23 in limited quantities.
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