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Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Asus Zenfone 5Z vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 X06Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GB
Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GB
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Asus Zenfone 5Z X22Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


06 Advantages Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GB
Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBvsGalaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 2%2%
+Lighter
165 grams (5.78 ounces)vs168 grams (5.88 ounces)
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
402 PPIvs400 PPI
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot

22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970UvsZenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GB
 9%9%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs6GB LPDDR4X
 107%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (230GB user available)vs128GB (111GB user available)
Advantage
+This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Dynamic AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 2%2%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2280 pixelsvs1080x2246 pixels
 2%2%
+Larger screen
6.3"vs6.2"
 101%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 8MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasvsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 20%20%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 26%26%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 10MPvs(front) 8MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 67%67%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs3300 mAh
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

26 Common items in both devices
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
16 million
OIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint / Fingerprint (under display)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
ModelZenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBGalaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Also known asAsus Zenfone 5z 6GB RAM, ASUS_Z01RDSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableVarious (International)USA
BrandAsusSamsung
Release dateJune, 2018August, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.65 x 153 millimeters (2.98 x 6.02 in)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
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 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB user available)256GB (230GB user available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Display typeTFT LCD IPSDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2246 pixels1080x2280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA version:
UMTS 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100

B version (USA):
UMTS 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100

C version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat15/Cat18

A version:
LTE Cat15 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26,28,32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)

B version (USA):
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,18,19,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,41)

C version:
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Band 40)
LTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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
Maximum download/upload1200/100 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP f/2.0 12mm 1/4"
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.1 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm PDAF OIS 2x-zoom)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical 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
Front / secondary cameraAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Front camera8 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Midnight Blue, Meteor Silver
- Aluminum body
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- 95% DCI-P3 coverage
- Supports glove touch
- Face recognition
- ASUS ZenUI 5.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- DTS sound (only headphones)
- Fast battery charging 9V/2A=18W
- 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 supply and autonomyAsus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity3300 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered25W
Talk time1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Asus Zenfone 5Z ZS620KL 128GBSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N970U
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.16 W/Kg (head) | 0.89 W/Kg (body)0.34 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK1.16 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)feature not registered