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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS) vs Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Sony Xperia 1 II phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia 1 II XSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)10Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)

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-N9700/DS)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)vsXperia 1 II (SO-51A)12 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
+256GB (230GB available)109%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (110GB available)
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)8%
Lighter
vs181 grams (6.34 ounces)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsOLED
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP11%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP
+f/1.5 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.7 (aperture)
+(front) 10MP26%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+25W19%
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.
vs21W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1080x2280 pixelsvs+1644x3840 pixels156%
Higher resolution screen
400 PPIvs+643 PPI61%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.3"vs+6.5"3%
Larger screen
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches50%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3500 mAhvs+4000 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

39 Common items in both devices
UFS 3.0
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10+
60Hz
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
+32 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
ModelGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N9700/Dual-Sim (Snapdragon)ソニーXperia 1 Mark II SO-51A (128GB+8GB RAM) NTT DoCoMo
Country or region available(Latin America)China
(Latin America), China
Japan
Japan
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateAugust, 2019February, 2020
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)72 x 166 millimeters (2.83 x 6.54 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)181 grams (6.34 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, 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
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
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, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 650 587Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)1644x3840 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI643 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz, HDR10+60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 800/850/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat19/13 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 19, 28, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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 Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
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 Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink, Red, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Purple, Mirror Lake Green
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
21W Fast battery charging
11W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N9700/DS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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