Samsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U 256GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Aura Black)

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Samsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U 256GB Smartphone (Unlocked, Aura Black)
Key Features
  • GSM+CDMA / 4G LTE Compatible
  • North American Variant
  • Ultra-Wide/Wide/Telephoto Rear Cameras
  • 10MP Selfie Camera
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Like a wizard with wand in hand, you can control the flagship Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U 256GB Smartphone from Samsung with the built-in S-Pen stylus. With a simple wave you can snap a selfie, with a click you can conduct your playlist, or with the large 6.3" AMOLED display as your canvas, write and draw your thoughts and ideas.The phone is nearly all display thanks to Samsung’s Infinity-O display that stretches from edge-to-edge minus the near-invisible display and a tiny hole that accommodates the 10MP selfie camera.
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This device is unlocked and should work fully with carriers listed below with green bars. Yellow bars denote partial network coverage. A SIM card and service plan must be purchased separately. Network compatibility listed here is for reference only and does not guarantee phone compatibility or activation on CDMA Carriers.
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Samsung Note 10 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Android 9.0 Pie
  • 3GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity
  • 4North American Variant / US Compatible LTE
  • 5S-Pen - Your Smartphone Magic Wand
  • 6Pro-Grade Cameras & Features
  • 7Precision Recording with Audio Zoom
  • 8Big Battery. Intelligent Power.
  • 9In a Rush? - Superfast Charge 2.0
  • 10PowerShare
  • 11DeX on a PC or Mac
  • 12Security and Samsung Knox
  • 13Bixby Digital Assistant
  • 14Additional Features

Like a wizard with wand in hand, you can control the flagship Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U 256GB Smartphone from Samsung with the built-in S-Pen stylus. With a simple wave you can snap a selfie, with a click you can conduct your playlist, or with the large 6.3" AMOLED display as your canvas, write and draw your thoughts and ideas.The phone is nearly all display thanks to Samsung’s Infinity-O display that stretches from edge-to-edge minus the near-invisible display and a tiny hole that accommodates the 10MP selfie camera.

On the back of the device, the triple camera array provides 16MP ultra-wide, 12MP wide, and 12MP telephoto cameras that can be used to capture stunning still photos or Ultra HD 4K HDR10+ videos. The pro-grade camera system delivers a host of features and technologies to enhance your content, including: Super Steady stabilization that helps keep videos vibration-free, bokeh-rich backgrounds to make subjects pop, or Scene Optimizer which helps select subjects and automatically optimizes settings for your photos.

Running the Android 9.0 Pie operating system, this phone is powered by a Snapdragon 855 7nm Octa-Core processor and 8GB of RAM. You can store your apps and snaps on 256GB of built-in storage. This phone is unlocked and compatible with GSM+CDMA/4G LTE networks. Connect to the internet and other devices with built-in 2.4+5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), Wi-Fi Direct and Bluetooth 5.0. The Galaxy Note10 also supports NFC technology for making phone-to-phone data transfers or mobile payments where supported.

Android 9.0 Pie

The Android operating system integrates heavily with Google's services. It's a personalized and customizable OS, allowing you to add your favorite apps or widgets to your home screen. You can even download new themes using the Google Play Store, which offers access to millions of apps, games, books, music, movies, and more. Android 9.0 Pie adds a variety of predictive capabilities, navigation changes, and digital well-being enhancements that let you take control of your Android experience. By learning how you use your phone over time, Pie will automatically adjust certain features for you, such as battery usage and display brightness. With App Actions, Pie uses what it learns to get you to your next task quickly. For example, plug in your headphones and Pie will automatically bring up your last playlist. With Dashboard and App Timers, Pie lets you see your phone usage in detail, allowing you to set timers and reminders so you can better manage the time you spend using your smartphone.

GSM + CDMA / 4G LTE Wireless Connectivity

This phone is designed to work on select GSM and CDMA networks and is 4G LTE capable. LTE is an advanced cellular network data protocol capable of data speeds so fast that they compete with wired broadband Internet providers. With an LTE connection, this phone should have no problem streaming HD video, downloading apps, uploading photos, or anything else that requires a high-speed data connection. The phone is also backwards compatible with 3G and 2G data for instances when you can't get LTE. In addition to cellular wireless, this phone also features Bluetooth, NFC, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Note: Not compatible with all cellular networks. Please make sure your provider uses a frequency or band that this phone supports, and that they will allow you to used carrier unlocked phones. You can check which bands this phone works within the Specifications.

North American Variant / US Compatible LTE

The SM-N970U is a US variant of the Galaxy Note10. It may be used in other parts of the world; however, LTE access may be limited or unsupported, depending on the network. Please choose your country/carrier above to confirm the network compatibility of this phone.

S-Pen - Your Smartphone Magic Wand

The built-in S-Pen stylus can be used to write, draw, and perform a host of wireless wonders. Use it to clip and edit content, or jot down handwritten notes that the Note10 can convert to text. The S-Pen has up to 10 hours of battery standby time and can be charged by being inserted into the Note10 for just 6 minutes. Additional features include:

Air Actions let you control the selfie camera, gallery, and volume with a wave of the S-Pen
Screen Off mode lets you write and draw in a variety of colors with the screen off. You can save them to Samsung Notes or pin them to the Always-On Display
Control the camera shutter for hands-free picture taking
Switch camera lenses to get the perfect shot
Flip through tracks in your audio playlist
Play or pause videos
Control the slides of an important presentation
Draw in 3D with AR Doodle

Pro-Grade Cameras & Features

The array of cameras built into the Note10 can take stunning pictures and high resolution 4K video, but they have a host of other features that are designed to elevate the quality of your content. Whether it's for friends or followers, Live Focus gives you the ability to add smooth bokeh backgrounds to your videos, making content in the foreground pop. Check out what else the Note10's camera system can do for your photos and videos:

Super Steady: It predicts movement to help reduce vibration for a smooth final video, even in 2x zoom
Studio Editing: Edit multiple videos, insert transitions, subtitles, change speed, and drop in art with the S-Pen - All inside the Note10
Ultra-Wide: Take sweeping ultra-wide shots with a 123° field of vision
Close-Ups: Get close-up and personal to your subject with 2x zoom
Dual Aperture: Utilizing dual apertures allows the Note10 to produce sharp and bright images during the day or night
Eye Contact: Centering the front camera helps to give your selfies an organic look with a natural eye line
Selfie Night Mode: A lot of selfies are taken when out on the town, which is where Night Mode comes in, helping to produce brighter and more detailed low-light shots
Scene Optimizer: Need help to take a great pic? Scene Optimizer automatically detects popular subjects you're pointing at and optimizes settings once you open your camera30 Photo Modes: Manually select the optimal photo mode for your situation. Choose from Face, Baby, Person, Dog, Cat, Food, People, Beaches, Sky, Mountain, Sunset, Sunrise, City, Snow, Waterfall, Watersides, Scenery, Stage, Vehicles, Drinks, Flowers, Trees, Greenery, Animal, Shoes, Backlit, Indoor, Text, Clothes, and Night View

Precision Recording with Audio Zoom

Samsung has provided the Galaxy Note10 with sophisticated microphone technology that's meant to focus in and capture the audio of whatever's in frame. Three different microphones are built-in, focused on the field of view of the camera. Even as you zoom in and out with the camera, the microphones "zoom" and refocus themselves to ensure the audio from your subject is recorded clearly.

Big Battery. Intelligent Power.

The Galaxy Note10 comes with a sizable 3500mAh battery that can provide you with over a day's worth of power. To help preserve and extend battery life, the Note10 comes equipped with software algorithms that learn how you use the phone over time, optimizing power without sacrificing performance.

In a Rush? - Superfast Charge 2.0

We've all been there: rushing to get ready with single-digit battery life and no time to recharge. That's why Samsung incorporates the Superfast Charge 2.0 feature which is engineered to fill your battery with hours of power from just a 30-minute charge. With the Galaxy Note10, a little bit of charge goes a long way.

PowerShare

Your Note10 can share its power if needed via Qi wireless charging built-in. Just place another Qi-compatible phone, Galaxy Buds, or other Qi-compatible device on the back of the Note10 to pass along the power.

DeX on a PC or Mac

With the Galaxy Note10 you can experience DeX functionality with just the included USB Type-C cable. Plug it into your Windows-based PC or Mac and operate your phone with a bigger screen, mouse, and keyboard, while all of your information and apps stay safe on the Note10.

Security and Samsung Knox

Samsung Knox technology is engineered to keep your data protected from malware and malicious attacks. Built-in security gives you a variety of ways to protect access to your phone. Unlock via a fingerprint, a glance, a PIN, a password, or pattern.

Bixby Digital Assistant

Control your Note10 with your voice, get answers to your burning questions, and learn more about your world with Bixby. Just activate it and speak your commands.

Additional Features

Dynamic Tone Mapping helps provide lifelike colors and contrast based on your ambient lighting
Blue light reduction and night mode modes help reduce eye strain without distorting colors
OneUI is a customized user interface from Samsung designed to simplify phone operation and let you get at functions more easily and intuitively
Dolby Atmos speakers for a richer TV, movie, and gaming experience
Slim, vapor chamber cooling system to help keep things cool when playing the latest games
Link to Windows lets you sync your recent photos and messages to your Windows 10 computer, upload projects and work on them with your PC, mirror your phone's display, and more
IP68 rated for dust resistance and up to 4.9' of water resistance
UPC: 887276352831

Samsung Note 10 Specs

Performance
Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 Pie
Memory8 GB
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon855
CPU2.8 GHz Kryo 485 Single-Core
2.4 GHz Kryo 485 Triple-Core
1.7 GHz Kryo 485 Quad-Core
GPUAndreno 640
Storage256 GB
Display
Size6.3"
Native Resolution2280 x 1080
Display Colors16.0 Million
Aspect Ratio19:9
Pixel Density401 ppi
Panel TypeOLED
Input/Output Connectors
Ports1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2)
Speaker1 x Down-Firing (72 dB)
1 x Front-Facing (72 dB)
SIM Card Slots1 x Nano SIM
Communications
CDMA 2GCDMA: 800, 1900 MHz
GSM 2GGSM, GPRS, EDGE: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
CDMA 3GCDMA2000, EV-DO: 800, 1900 MHz
GSM 3G/3.5GUMTS, HSPA+: 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz
4G LTELTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 46, 48, 66, 71 Bands
Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 + LE 
NFCYes
GPSYes
FM RadioYes
Camera System
Camera SystemFront
10 MP 1/3.2" Sensor with a 26mm f/2.2 Lens
Rear
Ultra Wide: 16 MP Sensor (1 µm Pixels) with a 12mm f/2.2 Lens (123° FoV)
Wide: 12 MP 1/2.5" Sensor (1.4 µm Pixels) with a 27mm f/1.5 to 2.4 Lens
Telephoto: 12 MP 1/3.6" Sensor (1 µm Pixels) with a 52mm f/2.1 Lens
Camera FlashYes
Focus TypeRear Wide: Phase-Detect Autofocus
Video RecordingFront
1440p at up to 30 fps
Rear
UHD 4K at up to 60 fps
1080p (240 fps in Slow-Mo Mode)
720p (960 fps in Slow-Mo Mode)
General
Biometric AuthenticationFingerprint (Under-Screen)
SensorsAccelerometer, Barometer (Altimeter), Compass, Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Proximity
Water ResistanceResistant
IP RatingIP68
KeyboardVirtual
Pointing DeviceStylus
BatteryInternal Lithium-Ion (3500.0 mAh)
Fast Charging TechnologySamsung Adaptive Fast Charger
Wireless ChargingQi
Dimensions (W x H x D)2.8 x 5.9 x 0.3" / 71.8 x 151.0 x 7.9 mm
Weight5.93 oz / 168 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.98 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.65 x 3.45 x 2.5"
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