What you need to know

  • Samsung officially launched its Galaxy Note 10 on stage at its Unpacked event today.
  • The phone is set to go on preorder on August 8, and Microsoft stores will sell it and have it on display.
  • This is part of an expanded partnership between the two companies that also sees Microsoft services integrated in the Galaxy Note 10.

If you're looking to pick up one of Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10 or Galaxy Note 10 Plus phones following their unveiling today, you'll want to check out the Microsoft Store. Samsung announced on stage that the Microsoft Store will stock its latest flagship phone, and you'll be able to preorder it starting August 8.

In a post about the partnership, Microsoft outlined some deals it will be running for the phone as well. While you'll be able to explore the phone in retail Microsoft Stores, you'll also be able to trade in "select mobile devices" and receive up to $650 in trade-in credit towards a Galaxy Note 10.

The move is part of an expanded partnership between Microsoft and Samsung. The Galaxy Note 10 will come pre-loaded with Your Phone connectivity, with Samsung building an easily accessible toggle into the Quick Actions menu. Several Microsoft Office apps are also being integrated into the Note 10, including native OneDrive syncing in the Samsung Gallery app.

If you're looking to pick up a Galaxy Note 10, you can preorder the phone starting August 8 at the Microsoft Store.

Noteworthy

Galaxy Note 10/10+

Samsung's latest Galaxy Note phone

These powerful smartphones feature an impressive amount of internal storage and come with a pair of USB-C headphones. The S Pen gives you more control with handwritten notes, air gestures, and photo editing.

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VisionTek 8,000 mAh micro-USB power bank ($13 at Dell)

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Belkin Qi Wireless Charging Pad ($30 at Dell)

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