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Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)

Side by side comparison between Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 XAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)17Points
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

24mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

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16PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)Compare Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix X
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)

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!

ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)17 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)vsGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR550%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs8GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.0
+144Hz140%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2340 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2280 pixels
+6.59"5%
Larger screen
vs6.3"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP104%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP
+1/1.72" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 24MP137%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps
+6000 mAh71%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+30W20%
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.
vs25W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
128GB (100GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)130%
More internal storage for applications and files
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+168 grams (5.88 ounces)43%
Lighter
9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)25%
Thinner
AMOLEDvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
391 PPIvs+400 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
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) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
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.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

27 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10+
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Android 10
Capacitive
+20 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 featuresAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
ModelROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Other model namesAsus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS Strix edition (12GB RAM)Samsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U1 Unlocked (Snapdragon)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2020August, 2019
Depth9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)78 x 171 millimeters (3.07 x 6.73 in)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory12GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (100GB available)
UFS 3.1
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Display typeAMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.59" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2280 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI400 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Display features144Hz, 650 nits, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/150 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 46, 48, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
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
CameraAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4125º11mm
5MP macrof/2.0
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black glare
- ROG UI (Republic Of Gamers)
- Always-On display
- DTS:X stereo speakers (2 amplifiers)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AeroActive Cooler 3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Pink, Red, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- 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 supplyAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 3/4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Fast battery charging
12W 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 rateAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (128GB/12GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.34W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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