After announcing the Galaxy Note 10 series early this month, Samsung is now pushing its launch in the India markets. The new smartphones is going to be announced today and will be available in stores from August 23 onwards in online and offline stores to those who have pre booked in advance. The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10 + will be available at starting price of ₹69,999 and ₹79,999, respectively.
The haste showed in introducing the phone to India is understandable as it is still one of the few markets which has been growing, at a time when major markets like China have registered decline in shipments. According to a recent IDC report, India smartphone market grew 9.9% year-on-year (YoY), whereas shipments in China declined by 6% in the same time period.
The Note 10 series has almost similar configuration as the Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus. It also comes in two screen variants -the Note 10 has a 6.3-inch and the Note 10+ has a 6.8-inch screen, while the S10 has a 6.1 inch screen and S10+ has a 6.4-inch screen. Note series has always been known for its bigger screens and with 6.8-inch screen, the Note 10 plus is offers the biggest screen in the market right now, until Samsung relaunches the Galaxy Fold which has an even bigger 7.3-inch screen that can fold from the middle. The recently launched OnePlus 7 Pro, which is likely to be one of it’s key competitors in premium segment, has a 6.67-inch screen.