What you need to know
- The 5G-enabled variant of the Note 10 will be called the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G.
- The phone is heading to Verizon, and is likely to be exclusive to the carrier in the U.S.
- Customers pre-ordering the Note 10+ 5G will get a Note 10 for free.
The Galaxy Note 10 has showed up in numerous leaks over the last few weeks, and we now have more details about the 5G variant thanks to the ever-reliable Evan Blass. Details of a Verizon promo posted by the leaker reveal the name of the device — Galaxy Note 10+ 5G — and reaffirms the fact that it is launching on Verizon's 5G network.
Earlier rumors suggested the Note 10+ 5G will be exclusive to Verizon in the U.S., and while we'll have to wait and see if that's the case, the promo suggests Verizon will at least get a timed exclusive. Verizon's 5G network is now live in Chicago and Minneapolis, with a total of 20 cities set to be blanketed by 5G by the end of 2019.
Interestingly, the leaked promo also states that customers pre-ordering the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G from Verizon will receive a standard Note 10 for free. With the Note 10+ 5G set to cost a few hundred dollars more than the $1,300 Galaxy S10 5G, it makes sense for Verizon to incentivize the device by offering the standard variant for free.
With the Note 10 slated for its debut on August 7, we have just under two weeks to go to until we know all about the device.
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