Apple fans waiting for the release of the iPhone 11 might want to look away now, as Samsung’s next phablet could slay the new 2019 iPhone’s specs across the board – according to the latest rumours.
Not only that, but Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 could leave the Galaxy S10 in the dust in a subtle but important way.
A blink-and-you’ll-miss-it tweet from mobile tipster Ice Universe has seemingly revealed that the Galaxy Note 10 will pack super-fast UFS 3.0 flash storage, which would see it laying the proverbial specs smackdown on Samsung stablemate the Galaxy S10.
Just how much older and slower is illustrated in the video below, in which the increasingly infamous Android phone leaker benchmarks the Galaxy S10 against the newer Galaxy Fold.
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As you can see if you watch the video, the UFS 3.0 flash storage offers sequential read/write data speeds of 1478 MB/s and 383 MB/s, respectively. The UFS 2.1 standard found in the Galaxy S10 range, on the other hand, only goes up to 792 MB/s and 193 MB/s for the same processes.
While the Galaxy Fold’s well-documented display problems means it has it own issues to contend with, the fact that Samsung includes UFS 3.0 on the device bodes well for the Galaxy Note 10’s spec sheet.
While it can’t be guaranteed that UFS 3.0 will be of the forthcoming phablet’s headline specs, the fact that Samsung has a product offering storage speeds roughly twice as fast as those found on the Galaxy S10 means there’s ample room for optimism.
Assuming other Galaxy Note 10 rumours pan out, it would mean the Galaxy Note 10 is set to eclipse the Galaxy S10 in a number of important ways. These include a hefty next-gen RAM allowance, 5G, and a Huawei P30 Pro-topping (on paper, at least) quadruple camera system.
Bundle in the Note range’s trademark S Pen stylus, and you’ve got a device that won’t just worry the S10 – it could have Apple worried as well.
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