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Nokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Nokia 3.1 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Nokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)
6"
IPS

720x1440

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
30PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)Compare Nokia 3.1 Plus 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!

3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)4 Advantages Nokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)vsGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)30 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
32GB (22GB user free)vs+256GB (230GB user free)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
180 grams (6.3 ounces)vs+168 grams (5.88 ounces)7%
Lighter
8.19 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner
TFT LCD IPSvs+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
720x1440 pixelsvs+1080x2280 pixels138%
Higher resolution screen
268 PPIvs+400 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6"vs+6.3"5%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 13MP + 5MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP126%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
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
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 10MP26%
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) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)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
4.1 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, 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+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

22 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Android 10
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+15 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 featuresNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Model3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Other model namesNokia 3.1 Plus (MediaTek) TA-1113, TA-1117, TA-1118, TA-1125Samsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U1 Unlocked (Snapdragon)
Country or region available(Global, International)Latin AmericaChinaEuropeIndia
(Global, International), Latin America, China, Europe, India
USA
USA
BrandNokiaSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2018August, 2019
Depth8.19 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.44 x 156.88 millimeters (3.01 x 6.18 in)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 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)Nokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory3GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (230GB user free)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~77.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1440 pixels1080x2280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networksNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
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)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 networkCDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTA-1104, TA-1125 version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

TA-1113 version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

TA-1117 version:
CDMA2000
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

TA-1118 version:
UMTS 850/900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

TA-1104, TA-1125 (Global) version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)

TA-1113 (Latin America) version:
LTE (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)

TA-1117 (China) version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)

TA-1118 (India) version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, 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
CallingNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)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
CameraNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
5MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
(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 resolution4128x3096 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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 cameraNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashLEDNot 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
MultimediaNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
RadioFMFM
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
ConnectivityNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, 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
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Blue, White, Gray
- Android One
- 18:9 display ratio
- 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 supplyNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U1)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)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 autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia 3.1 Plus (32GB/3GB)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