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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DS vs HTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs HTC U11 Life phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare HTC U11 Life X23Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DS
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DS
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
HTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
5.2"
SLCD5

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DS

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!


23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DS
Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSvsU11 Life 32GB (NA)
 25%25%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 167%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs3GB LPDDR4
 9 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
256GB (230GB user available)vs32GB (22GB user available)
 3%3%
+Thinner
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Dynamic AMOLEDvsTFT Super LCD 5
 19%19%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2280 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 21%21%
+Larger screen
6.3"vs5.2"
 152%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs(back) 16MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasvsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 33%33%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.1 Nougat
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 35%35%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3500 mAhvs2600 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector

04 Advantages HTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
U11 Life 32GB (NA)vsGalaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DS
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 18%18%
+Lighter
142 grams (4.97 ounces)vs168 grams (5.88 ounces)
 6%6%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
424 PPIvs400 PPI
 59%59%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16MPvs(front) 10MP

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Type-C reversible connector
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Gorilla Glass 3
IP68 certified / Waterproof (IPxx certified)
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
ModelGalaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSU11 Life 32GB (NA)
Also known asSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N9700/Dual-Sim (Snapdragon)T-Mobile HTC U11 Life (North America), HTC Ocean Life
Country or region availableLatin AmericaChinaCanadaUSA
BrandSamsungHTC
Release dateAugust, 2019November, 2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)72.9 x 149.09 millimeters (2.87 x 5.87 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)142 grams (4.97 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 508
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4
Internal storage256GB (230GB user available)
UFS 3.0
32GB (22GB user available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT Super LCD 5
Screen size6.3" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
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)
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/5G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12,17,13,28,20,66)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps450/75 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
Main camera(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)
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (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 sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
Front camera10 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
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 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
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
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Other features- 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
- Colors: Black, Sapphire Blue, Ice White
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Plastic body
- Plastic case included
- Amazon Alexa
- HTC Sense UI
- HTC BoomSound
- Hi-Res audio
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Type-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter
- Slow motion
- VoLTE
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust and water resistant up to 1m and 30min
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh2600 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)25Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered40200 minutes | 670 hours | 27.9 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 SM-N9700/DSHTC U11 Life 32GB (NA)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered