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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 smashes pre-sale records

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Pre-order sales of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 smartphone have smashed previous records for the product – and there has been a definite move towards the 5G variant of the Note10+.

Garry McGregor, Vice-President, Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics Australia, says there has been a double-digit increase in pre-orders for the flagship Note 10 device.

And 5G is also very popular

Australia was only the third market in the world where Samsung launched a 5G device after South Korea and the US with the Galaxy S10 5G in June.

The Aqua Glow Samsung Galaxy Note 10

Samsung recognises the fact that Australia is a nation of early adopters who are looking for faster and more reliable connectivity.

“More than 50 per cent of our pre-orders are for the 5G variant,” McGregor says.

“And we’re no longer looking for a black smartphone, the new Aura Glow colour is also the most popular.”

The device is also available in Aura Black.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ were unveiled in New York at the Unpacked event recently and the devices officially go on sale in Australia on Friday August 23.

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The local pre-orders have set new record for a Note device which is being offered with the AKG N700 noise cancelling headphones valued at $499.

The Note 10 is available in two screen sizes – 6.3-inch (Note 10) and 6.8-inch (Note 10+).

Samsung will offer 4G LTE for the Note 10 and Note 10+ while the Note 10+ will also be offered in a 5G variant.

The device also includes its trademark S Pen for users to draw and write on the screen.

The S Pen now has an all-new unibody design and a battery that can last for up to 10 hours and can also be used to control the camera and phone like a remote control.

Recently the Note 10+ 5G was rated by DxOMark as having the best front and back cameras on a smartphone.

Pricing and memory variants for the Galaxy Note 10 range in Australia will be:

– Galaxy Note 10 (256GB) $1,499

– Galaxy Note 10+ (256GB) $1,699

– Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (512GB) – $1,999