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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 XSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)38Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3060
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)

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Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)38 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)vsRedmi Note 2 (32GB)4 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs2GB LPDDR3
+256GB (230GB user free)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (26GB user free)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vseMMC 5.0
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS
+1440x3040 pixels111%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+495 PPI23%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs401 PPI
+6.8"24%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
vsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
+OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.5 (aperture)47%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 10MP104%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4300 mAh41%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3060 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 version A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+160 grams (5.6 ounces)24%
Lighter
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Li-Ion (Non removable)vs+LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
1 slotvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

14 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
+7 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 Plus 5G SM-N976U (Snapdragon)Redmi Note 2 (2015051), Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Prime
Country or region availableUSA
USA
China(Global, International)
China, (Global, International)
BrandSamsungXiaomi
Release dateAugust, 2019August, 2015
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)76 x 152 millimeters (2.99 x 5.98 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6795T Helio X10 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
2.2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640PowerVR G6200 MP4 700Mhz
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (230GB user free)
UFS 3.0
32GB (26GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.8" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)495 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 46, 48)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 7)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNSA/Sub6 (Bands 5, 71, 260, 261)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA-NSAGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad 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)
0.3MP TOF
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Aura Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- 3D Scanner app
- 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
- Colors: White, Blue, Yellow, Pink, Green
- MIUI 7
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
Battery capacity4300 mAh3060 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)45W10W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered690 minutes | 11.5 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registered8640 minutes | 144 hours | 6 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G (SM-N976U)Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 (32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered