Infinity-O no: Divine concept video for Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is too hole-y
An artistic version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phablet has appeared in a video uploaded to YouTube by the designer known as Concept Creator. The clip shows the device to have a quad-camera setup, which is widely believed to be something the next generation of Galaxy Note will feature. The concept phablet also has an Infinity-O display that can offer mixed feelings upon viewing.
It seems Samsung could probably come up with a better selfie-camera solution, especially for the next series of Galaxy Note models, than putting a hole in the top and center of the undoubtedly beautiful display. It looks incongruous, like mounting a Google Street View camera on an Aston Martin Vanquish, and hopefully the South Korean manufacturer will treat the Galaxy Note 10 to a more innovative or subtle front-facing camera setup.
Moving on from the big hole in the display, the Note 10 in the clip also features hardware buttons. There is a strong rumor that the upcoming phablets from Samsung could have pressure-sensitive displays and therefore would be doing away with the unnecessary extra weight on the sides. There’s also a lovingly long view of the S Pen, which may or may not include a camera in it.
Concept Creator then moves on to exploding the lenses of the quad-camera setup in a majestic manner before reminding us that a Qualcomm Snapdragon (855 or its possible sequel) will likely be powering this wondrous beast of a phablet. Or maybe Sony will opt for either an Exynos SoC or regional variants, like it did with the Galaxy S10 smartphones. A quick flash of 5G reminds us that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is going to have two 5G-ready variants.
It’s a very impressive video, and the concept version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 does look immensely appealing. But you just have to hope that Samsung thinks twice about sticking a punch-hole right through the top center of the phablet; even a pill-shaped cut-out for a front-facing dual camera setup that sits in one of the corners seems like a less egregious choice.
YouTube (Concept Creator)