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LG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)

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

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LG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2160

13
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

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31PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)Compare LG Stylo 5 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? Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)

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!

Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)2 Advantages LG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)vsGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)31 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core84%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
32GB (16GB user free)vs+256GB (230GB user free)13 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
179 grams (6.27 ounces)vs+168 grams (5.88 ounces)7%
Lighter
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
TFT LCD IPSvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1080x2280 pixels6%
Higher resolution screen
390 PPIvs+400 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.2"vs+6.3"2%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
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
1/3" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)47%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 10MP104%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
ModelStylo 5 (Q720TSW)Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Other model namesLG Stylo 5 (T-Mobile), LMQ720TSW.ATMOSW, LM-Q720TSWSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U1 Unlocked (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandLGSamsung
Release dateJune, 2019August, 2019
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)77.7 x 160 millimeters (3.06 x 6.3 in)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)LG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SDM450 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-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 506 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory3GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (16GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (230GB user free)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels1080x2280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)390 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networksLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 20, 25, 26, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)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 recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(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 resolution4160x3120 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm 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 cameraLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 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 size1/5" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 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 + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Silvery White
- LG UX 7.0
- 18:9 display
- Stylus pen
- DTS:X surround sound
- HAC M4/T3
- 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 supplyLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity3500 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered25W
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby30240 minutes | 504 hours | 21 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateLG Stylo 5 (Q720TSW)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