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LG K10 Novo 32GB M250DS vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between LG K10 Novo vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 9 X04LG K10 Novo 32GB M250DS
LG K10 Novo 32GB M250DS
5.3"
IPS

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2700
mAh

(Removable)

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Compare LG K10 Novo X38Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB

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!


04 Advantages LG K10 Novo 32GB M250DS
K10 Novo 32GB M250DSvsGalaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
 46%46%
+Lighter
138 grams (4.83 ounces)vs201 grams (7.04 ounces)
 10%10%
+Thinner
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)

38 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBvsK10 Novo 32GB M250DS
 98%98%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 3 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 21 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (482GB user available)vs32GB (22GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 86%86%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
514 PPIvs277 PPI
 21%21%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5.3"
 86%86%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs(back) 13MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
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 on back camera and autofocus front cameravsAutofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 18%18%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.55" inchesvs1/3" inches
 47%47%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 63%63%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 5MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 48%48%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs2700 mAh
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM with RDS / FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
ModelK10 Novo 32GB M250DSGalaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Also known asLG K10 2017 Dual-Sim, LG-M250DS, LGM250DSGalaxy Note9 8GB/512GB (Qualcomm) SM-G9600/DS, Samsung Crown
Country or region availableBrazilLatin AmericaBrazilChina
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2017August, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.29 x 148.7 millimeters (2.96 x 5.85 in)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)201 grams (7.04 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic bodyAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)LG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6750 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T860 MP2 520MhzQualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory2GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB user available)512GB (482GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.3" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~84% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)277 PPI514 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 700/1800/2600 (Bands 3,7,28)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
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 cameraLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Main camera13 megapixels(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution4160x3120 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Front camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor size1/5" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
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
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Titanium
- 2.5D Arc Glass screen
- LG UX 5.0
- Wide-angle 120° front camera
- KnockOn, Knock Code
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Copper, Purple, Blue
- Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Curved edge screen
- S Pen Stylus (Bluetooth integration)
- Samsung Pay
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Samsung DeX (Desktop experience)
- Quick Charge 2.0
- ANT+
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyLG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity2700 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)LG K10 Novo 32GB M250DSSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.96 W/Kg (head) | 0.92 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.477 W/Kg (head) | 0.937 W/Kg (body)feature not registered