The Note 10 could be the luxury phone Samsung needs now

CNET | 5/2/2019 | Jessica Dolcourt
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The Galaxy Fold "luxury device" was supposed to blow them all away. With its foldable design and bendable screen, this new design -- and not the rumored Note 10 -- should by rights be the pinnacle of a banner Galaxy year. Things may not happen that way. With the Galaxy Fold officially delayed as Samsung tries to dodge screen malfunctions that affected at least five review units, the Fold's reputation has sustained some damage. But with some careful execution, the Note 10 could wind up being the "best" Galaxy phone in 2019.

Don't worry, I haven't forgotten the Galaxy S10 5G, which arrives on Verizon May 16 for $1,300. It won't have a stylus and will only be as fast as the 5G network it's riding on. From what I've seen so far, it's a Galaxy S10 Plus Plus.

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The Galaxy Note 10 doesn't sound like the sexiest of Samsung's phones, and it could have a hard time standing out among competitors this holiday season, including its own raft of phones. It'll also compete with the LG V50, typically strong showings from Apple's iPhone in September and October's Google Pixel. but if Samsung follows past patterns, the Note 10 will have everything the S10 5G has and more.

How? By keeping what we love about the Galaxy S10 phones and perfecting their most apparent weaknesses.

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Here's how Samsung could have the Note 10 pull ahead of the Galaxy Fold problems and the already excellent Galaxy S10 Plus.

If wallpapers of robots and basketball players don't make you chuckle, you might be ready to see Samsung experiment with a different design for that front-facing camera.

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On the S10 phones, the selfie camera takes the form of a circular cutout shifted to the right side of the screen, or a horizontal oval, in the case of...
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