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Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone SE (2020) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

1821
mAh

(Non removable)

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25PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)Compare Apple iPhone SE (2020) X
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)5 Advantages Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)vsGalaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)25 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.0
+148 grams (5.18 ounces)32%
Lighter
vs196 grams (6.86 ounces)
+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)8%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+1 slot (Single-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core15%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4Xvs+12GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (111GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)107%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
750x1334 pixelsvs+1440x3040 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
326 PPIvs+495 PPI52%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.7"vs+6.8"45%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 7.1MPvs+(front) 10MP42%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
proprietary audio outputvs+Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Best output for headset
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1821 mAhvs+4300 mAh136%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
18Wvs+45W150%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

31 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
60Hz
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
OIS: Optical stabilization / OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+24 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
ModeliPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
Other model namesiPhone SE 2 A2275, A2296, A2298, iPhone SE2Samsung Galaxy Note10 Pro SM-N975U1 Unlocked (Snapdragon)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAppleSamsung
Release dateApril, 2020August, 2019
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)67.3 x 138.4 millimeters (2.65 x 5.45 in)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)196 grams (6.86 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Apple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
Operating systemiOS 13Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateiOS 14Android 10
HardwareApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
Chipset64bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4X12GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size4.7" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution750x1334 pixels (16:9)1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)326 PPI495 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 625 nits60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16
VoLTE

A2275 (USA, Canada, Puerto Rico version), A2298 (China version):
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD‑LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2296 (Global version):
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD‑LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
LTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
Front camera (secondary)7.1 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3072x2304 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputproprietary audio outputType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Red
- Touch ID
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- 3D Scanner app
- Always-on display
- 19:9 ratio and HDR10+ display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- ANT+
- USB Power Delivery 3.0
- Wireless charging: 20W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1821 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone SE 2020 (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.57W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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