How the Galaxy Note 10 let us down

It might be the latest Note, but it has some issues. WTH, Samsung?

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42 thoughts on “How the Galaxy Note 10 let us down

  • August 13, 2019 at 3:04 am

    I've been following the leaks on the Note 10 with a great deal of disappointment!

    To be honest it seems like most of the "new features" are software related instead of hardware related.

    Pros: Note 10+
    Larger screen
    Larger battery (barely!)
    Spen battery lasts longer
    Spen "air gestures"
    TOF camera
    1 more "regular" camera
    Under screen fingerprint sensor

    Cons: Note 10+
    Punch hole camera on screen
    Punch hole camera on screen
    Punch hole camera on screen
    (have I mentioned the punch hole camera?! WHICH I FREAKING *HATE*)
    Maybe YOU don't mind that hideous hole while YOU'RE watching a movie, reading a book, or anything else, but I want to see the COMPLETE screen… Not some "black hole" taking up part of the screen, no matter how "small!"

    Only QHD display! Come on Samsung! It's long PAST time we have a 4k display already! For Gods sake 8K is out already. I routinely buy 4K movies… That I can't play on my "state of the art phone!"

    No 3.5mm headphone jack… I refuse to believe I am the only one that HATES THIS! People say "well we don't use it that much," but that's THE FREAKING POINT… When we do want, or NEED to use earbuds we could just take them out and plug them in… NOW you're going to have to worry about IF the buds are charged… Or where your stupid DONGLE is! Not to mention that if you're using the dongle to listen to music OR watch a movie, you CAN'T CHARGE YOUR FREAKING PHONE!!!!

    It doesn't use the 855+ processor! "State of the art" device… But NOT state of the art processor… Even though they DID put the upgraded version of THEIR processor in the non US version!

    ONLY a 4300 mah battery when the S10+ has a 4500 one

    No heart rate sensor (not a "big deal" but just SOMETHING ELSE THEY'VE REMOVED!

    5G exclusive to Version!

    No TB storage option… Even though the S10+ 5G DOES have that option!

    Well, that's all I can think of off the top of my head, in just a minute or two, although I'm sure I'll think of more.

  • August 13, 2019 at 3:09 am

    To me the biggest letdown is the lack of 90Hz display

  • August 13, 2019 at 3:20 am

    As “cool” as an in-fingerprint scanner sounds it’s a real nightmare in practice. I definitely wish they had kept a regular scanner on the back of the S10,S10+, Note 10, Note 10+ devices because it’s noticeably faster and more accurate. I’m sure they were losing the marketing campaign to Chinese rivals, but still I feel like this was a bad turn.

  • August 13, 2019 at 3:21 am

    NOTHING is as disappointing as your nail-polish. Dude… seriously.

  • August 13, 2019 at 3:25 am

    Hey how can u call that's weird boxey design.. if u don't like that doesn't mean everyone shouldn't like.. Note10 series is most beautiful phone till now.. ❤❤🔥

  • August 13, 2019 at 3:30 am

    How silly u people are.. the points of let down u mentioned here is not even available on other flagships.. & these are not a great deal.. majority doesn't need sd card in 256gb & btw nobody uses sd card these days.. i have note9 128gb i never used sd card & still left with 50% of storage.. wtf u are talking about

  • August 13, 2019 at 3:45 am

    For me personally, his reasons doesnt affect me.
    – I dont use wired headphones
    – I never used the iris scanner
    – saying the smaller note 10 loses features compared to the bigger note 10 doesnt affect me bc I like big phones and planned on getting the bigger one regardless.

    I would say though is spending the extra money for the 5G model isnt worth it bc 5G technology isnt where it needs to be just yet. When 5G becomes mainstream like 4G LTE currently is than it will be worth it

  • August 13, 2019 at 3:52 am

    Why want u just go to South Korea and make a phone then.

  • August 13, 2019 at 4:32 am

    Having 2 Notes is a sorry excuse for a cash grab/up-sell.

  • August 13, 2019 at 4:33 am

    Of course.. c|net releases video about how horrible the Note 10 is this year.
    Few hours later.. DxOMark releases its ratings with the Note 10 series as the top rated phone on earth in specs.
    My Note10+ should be here between now and next week, so I'll be playing with it while you all are crying about it. Have fun with your crappy iPhones!

  • August 13, 2019 at 4:40 am

    If you don't like what the Note 10 doesn't have, then get the Note 10 Plus and stop bitching. Or, get the S10 Plus. You have choices for crying out loud. I'm sure that no matter what, you would find something else to cry about. I pre-ordered the Note 10 Plus last Friday and CAN'T WAIT😎

  • August 13, 2019 at 4:41 am

    So nobody is talking about the removal of heart rate sensor…its a big let down

  • August 13, 2019 at 4:43 am

    At 1:56 you showed night mode in the camera app and then at 2:19 you mention its lacks a low light mode. Please check before making a video.

  • August 13, 2019 at 4:50 am

    Are we just going to ignore the fact that this dude polishes his fingernails?

  • August 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

    You know , actually everything is fine. But…headphone jack…..that’s the only thing that i was….ok

  • August 13, 2019 at 5:04 am

    I don't care about any of the things listed here. What bothers me is the that it does not work with my vr. The main feature of the note 10+ is 5G and Verizon plans to charge extra for 5G. This phone being what? 1300? Yeah, no thanks.. not interested in paying premo bucks and then paying extra to have 5g and loosing vr compatibility. Sorry Samsung! Not drinking the water!

  • August 13, 2019 at 5:07 am

    These reasons dont turn me away.
    Idc about headphone jack, theres plenty of storage, the camera is still good. I would never use iris scanner.
    The s pen does way more than just camera air gestures.

  • August 13, 2019 at 5:13 am

    Even the heart rate sensor is gone… Why Samsung WHY!!!

  • August 13, 2019 at 5:14 am

    Samsung after removing the headphone Jack only put a 3400mah battery??!!

  • August 13, 2019 at 5:24 am

    You don't need a dongle for a wired charge lmao what usb-c charge works fine wired what are you talking about??? That isn't the only inaccuracy here lol CNET you let us down with these ignorant videos

  • August 13, 2019 at 5:51 am

    You could have simply said that the phone doesn't have any significiant innovation to justify its purchase.

    It's basically the same version of the previous models.

  • August 13, 2019 at 5:52 am

    day to day my note 8 give me more than enough for regular mobile application…. seriously why upgrade to a note 10 when u have the note 8 or not 9 ? just for a faster processing and that tiny screen increase while losing the headphone jack and the iris scan?

  • August 13, 2019 at 6:12 am

    I Wish people would get off about the headphone jacks. Get over it it’s the new norm. Cuz I’m pretty sure that we all have wireless headphones lying around n plus it comes with headphones. Every phone is doing it cuz we want more for our phones in all aspects. We want this we want that in our phones but u cry about a headphone jack. People it’s not that serious!!! Just stop talking about it you will live to see another day.

  • August 13, 2019 at 6:31 am

    Night mode in the stock camera. Get your facts straight cnet

  • August 13, 2019 at 6:34 am

    Still loving my Note 8🙏🏿. But I'm going to scoop up a Note 9 cause I think this will trigger a surge in Note 9 purchases

  • August 13, 2019 at 6:37 am

    Samsung: "We removed the headphone Jack because it would make our devices thinner and lighter"

    Me: "Wait, what? The phone is still thicker than 3.5mm and how can you make something lighter by removing a hole from the phone?"

    Samsung: "…… shhh, we don't talk about that"

  • August 13, 2019 at 7:12 am

    I am sorry but the note 10 does have a night mode. It has night mode in the regular camera, wide angle camera, as well as in the front camera. Who wrote the script?

  • August 13, 2019 at 7:20 am

    Why is all tech reviews by indians-

  • August 13, 2019 at 7:25 am

    Note 10 looks so ugly s10 was definitely better

  • August 13, 2019 at 7:47 am

    The lack of heaphone jack alone already put me off.

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