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Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra XSamsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)08Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)
6.8"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

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10PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
6.9"
AMOLED

1440x3088

108
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)vsGalaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.73GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs8GB LPDDR5
+196 grams (6.86 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+495 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs494 PPI
+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+45W80%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs25W
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
Aluminum frame, glass front/backvs+Stainless steel body, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1440x3040 pixelsvs+1440x3088 pixels2%
Higher resolution screen
6.8"vs+6.9"1%
Larger screen
(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 12MP + 12MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.33" inches92%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4300 mAhvs+4500 mAh5%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

44 Common items in both devices
256GB (230GB available) / 256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.0
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
16 million
LED flash
+37 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
ModelGalaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 Pro SM-N975U (Snapdragon)Galaxy Note20 Ultra 4G-LTE SM-N985F/Dual-SIM (Exynos)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date8/23/2019, Announced: 8/7/20198/21/2020, Announced: 8/5/2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 162.3 millimeters (3.04 x 6.39 in)77.2 x 164.8 millimeters (3.04 x 6.49 in)
Weight196 grams (6.86 ounces)208 grams (7.28 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 12Android 12
User InterfaceOne UI 2.0 / 3.1 / 4.0One UI 2.5 / 3.1 / 4.0

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 990 (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.73GHz Dual-Core Mongoose M5
2.5GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)ARM Mali-G77 MP11 (800MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
256GB (221GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.8" inches6.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~92.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~92.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)1440x3088 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)495 PPI494 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass Victus
Refresh rate60Hz120Hz
Display featuresHDR10+
Always-On Display
1500nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
120Hz@FHD
60Hz@QHD

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps2000/316 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 Cat20 (Bands ?)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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 supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF
(triple camera)
108 megapixels
12MP periscope telephotof/3.0120mm1.0µmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom50x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2120°13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.33" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Stereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
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

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4300 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts45W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- 3D Scanner app
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Colors: Mystic Black, Mystic Bronze, Mystic White
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Stylus pen (Bluetooth integration)

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ (SM-N975U)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (SM-N985F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.57W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.315W/kg (head), 1.47W/kg (body)
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