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Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A70 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 XSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)08Points
Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

32
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
19PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Compare Samsung Galaxy A70 X
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 better phone? 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!

Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)vsGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1080x2400 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2280 pixels
+6.7"6%
Larger screen
vs6.3"
+(triple camera) 32MP + 8MP + 5MP12%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP
+(front) 32MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 10MP
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+4500 mAh29%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+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-Core36%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
128GB (108GB user free)vs+256GB (230GB user free)113%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
183 grams (6.41 ounces)vs+168 grams (5.88 ounces)9%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
393 PPIvs+400 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and video 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
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
f/1.7 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)13%
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
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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 reversible connectorvs+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

29 Common items in both devices
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Super AMOLED / Dynamic AMOLED
16 million
LED flash
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Android 10
+22 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
ModelGalaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Other model namesGalaxy A70 SM-A705MN/Dual-Sim NFCSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableLatin AmericaBrazilPhilippinesNew ZealandSingapore
Latin America, Brazil, Philippines, New Zealand, Singapore
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateApril, 2019August, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.7 x 164.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.47 in)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic 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)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SDM675 (11nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 460 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 460 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 612 845MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (108GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (230GB user free)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~86% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels1080x2280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung 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 recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
32 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm 123º)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
(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 resolution6528x4896 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm 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 cameraSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 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 lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
RadioFMFM
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung 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 + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung 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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- Infinity U display
- Glasstic back panel
- ANT+
- 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 supplySamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity4500 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)25W25W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705MN/DS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.327W/kg (head) | 0.701W/kg (body)0.34W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.349W/kg (head) | 1.475W/kg (body)feature not registered