Samsung has officially announced that its Galaxy Note 10 handset will be launched on August 7. The company has sent formal invites for its Galaxy Unpacked event. Samsung has scheduled the Galaxy Unpacked event for 4 pm ET on August 7, which converts to 1:30 am on August 8 India time. The event will be hosted at Barclay’s Centre in Brooklyn, New York City.
Even before the launch of the smartphone new leaks and reports have surfaced on the web related to Samsung’s flagship smartphone. This time the leaks are from the smartphone’s camera lens maker Kolen. To fulfil the company’s demand, the lens maker is upgrading its manufacturing capabilities to include additional Time of Flight (ToF) sensor on the camera setup for 3D sensing and more accurate facial recognition. The new smartphone will debut with ToF module on both the front and the back-camera arrays.
According to reports, the lens manufacturer Kolen is setting up a new plant in Vietnam for the same. The manufacturing plant will be ready to operate by July. The company is planning to manufacture ToF modules through its new plant in Vietnam for this smartphone. For the unknown, Kolen is Samsung’s partner that manufacture camera lens for the company. Apart from 3D sensing and facial recognition the ToF sensor can also be used for augmented reality features, better portrait mode shots and more.
The company is planning to add the ToF sensor to many of its other devices as well. According to the past case renders, that surfaced online, indicates that Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro is assumed to be equipped with ToF sensor on the back panel. The leaks also pointed out that Galaxy Note 10 might not come with ToF module on its back. The front indicated that Galaxy Note 10 will not sport a ToF sensor on its front because it will house a centrally aligned circular hole punch camera. But, with the news leaks, the story seems to be different.
It is speculated that the smartphone maker might also unveil another variant of the smartphone as Galaxy Note 10 Pro or Galaxy Note 10+. Further, rumours also suggest that Samsung might also release the smartphone’s 5G model at the launch event.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Specifications and features
It is alleged that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will feature a 6.28-inch display whereas the rumoured Galaxy Note 10 pro or Galaxy note 10+ might feature a 6.75-inch display. Both the sizes of the smartphone are expected to be launched in 5G variants. The device would not have a Bixby Button and 3.5MM headphone jacks. The top-end model of the phablet might consist of a Time of Flight (TOF) camera apart from the triple rear camera setup. The new smartphone will also provide an improved version of Sound on Display technology.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pricing
It is rumoured that Samsung Galaxy Note 10 might be priced between $ 1,100 – 1200(approximately Rs 76,000 – 82,700). Additionally, the company may also announce the launch date of the Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Home speakers that were announced at the launch of Galaxy Note 9 last year.
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