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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F) vs Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Samsung Galaxy A30s phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A30s XSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)27Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

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08PointsSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 X
Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

25
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)

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-N970F)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)vsGalaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
+2.73Ghz 64bit Octa-Core49%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (230GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (49GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1080x2280 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+400 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP6%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+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
+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)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+25W67%
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.
vs15W
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)1%
Thinner
6.3"vs+6.4"2%
Larger screen
(front) 10MPvs+(front) 16MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
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
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

25 Common items in both devices
Dynamic AMOLED / Super AMOLED
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
+18 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 Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
ModelGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970F Single-Sim (Exynos)Galaxy A30s SM-A307FN/Dual-Sim (NFC)
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Europe)(Global, International)IndiaPakistan
(Europe), (Global, International), India, Pakistan
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateAugust, 2019September, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)169 grams (5.92 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 meters and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 10
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9825 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.73Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M4
2.4Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP12ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Scratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, HDR10+60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps600/150 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 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 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 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
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 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.21/5.0"1.12µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
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 on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
RadioNot supportedFM
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-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
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: Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet2
- Game Booster
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
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
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970F)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307FN/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.85W/kg (head) | 1.08W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.209W/kg (head) | 1.523W/kg (body)1.05W/kg (head) | 1.54W/kg (body)
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